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Newfoundland and Labrador English

Sandra Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume constitutes the first comprehensive overview of the variety of Canadian English spoken in Newfoundland and Labrador, long recognized as linguistically distinct within North America. It ... More


The Politics of Religious Change on the Upper Guinea Coast: Iconoclasm Done and Undone

Ramon Sarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635153
eISBN:
9780748653003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635153.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book offers an in-depth analysis of an iconoclastic religious movement initiated by a Muslim preacher among coastal Baga farmers in the French colonial period. With an ethnographic approach that ... More


Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This critical study of Hardy's short stories provides a thorough account of the ruling preoccupations and recurrent writing strategies of his entire corpus, as well as providing detailed readings of ... More


The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Lyndsey Stonebridge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book tells the story of the struggle to imagine new forms of justice after Nuremberg. Returning to the work of Hannah Arendt as a theoretical starting point, the author traces an aesthetics of ... More


Representing Shell Shock: A Return to Ford and Rebecca West

Charlotte Jones

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ford’s Parade’s End in comparison to Rebecca’s West’s earlier novella, The Return of the Soldier, exploring the different ways in which their respective protagonists ‘work ... More


East-West Descent Narratives

Rachel Falconer

in Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses several East–West descent narratives. The first is Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, which represents the descent of a Western, imperial hero into a demonic ... More


From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

James Fraser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612314
eISBN:
9780748672158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612314.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before ‘Scotland’ came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, ... More


Evolution: intervention and humanitarianism from collective security to peacekeeping

Norrie Macqueen

in Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636969
eISBN:
9780748672035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636969.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The origins of collective humanitarian intervention long pre-date the end of the Cold War. There are continuing arguments about not just what constitutes humanitarianism, but also the nature of ... More


Is it worth it? Success and failure in UN intervention

Norrie Macqueen

in Humanitarian Intervention and the United Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636969
eISBN:
9780748672035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636969.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has explored the conceptual and the ethical aspects of armed humanitarian intervention by the United Nations. It has also looked at the practice across the world as revealed by specific ... More


Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Benjamin Soares

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In a work that challenges the notion that fundamentalism is an appropriate analytical frame for understanding Muslim societies, Benjamin Soares explores different, and often seemingly contradictory, ... More


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