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The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

Kwasi Konadu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390643
eISBN:
9780199775736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Since the Herskovits‐Frazier debate of the 1940s, African diasporic research in the Americas has been marked not only by an uninterrupted focus on West Africa but also by an equally incessant neglect ... More

Alien PlotsFemale Subjectivity and the Divine in the Light of James Tiptree's 'a Momentary Taste of Being'

Alien Plots: Female Subjectivity and the Divine in the Light of James Tiptree's 'a Momentary Taste of Being'

Inez ven der Spek

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238140
eISBN:
9781781380444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At the heart of this study is a science fiction story by James Tiptree Jr (Alice Sheldon-Bradley, 1916–1987) about a brother and a sister (and fifty-eight other human beings) who encounter an alien ... More

'An Alien Ideology'Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

'An Alien Ideology': Cold War Perceptions of the Irish Republican Left

John Mulqueen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620641
eISBN:
9781789629453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620641.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book focuses on the strand of the Irish republican left which followed the ‘alien ideology’ of Soviet-inspired Marxism. Moscow-led communism had few adherents in Ireland, but Irish and British ... More

Animal AlterityScience Fiction and the Question of the Animal

Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal

Sherryl Vint

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312342
eISBN:
9781846316135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316135
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book uses readings of science fiction texts to explore how animals are central to our perception of humanity. Arguing that the academic field of animal studies and the popular genre of science ... More

Arthur PennAmerican Director

Arthur Penn: American Director

Nat Segaloff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential filmmakers. Thematic chapters convey the story of Penn's life and career, and they offer ... More

Attending DaedalusGene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader

Attending Daedalus: Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader

Peter Wright

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780853238188
eISBN:
9781846312618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Attending Daedalus is the first book-length study of Gene Wolfe's four-volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel, The Urth of the New Sun, known collectively as ‘The Urth Cycle’. Rejecting the ... More

Beyond the Stony MountainsFollowing in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Daniel B. Botkin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162431
eISBN:
9780199790043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

America's great epic of exploration — the journey of Lewis and Clark — was also one of the most successful scientific expeditions in history. In notebooks filled with vivid and remarkably accurate ... More

Biology and MannersEssays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Regina Yung Lee and Una McCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This volume is a new collection of scholarly essays on the US science fiction and fantasy writer Lois McMaster Bujold. The collection argues for the significant contributions Bujold’s works make to ... More

Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Maria Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Since the onset of the troubles in the late 1960s, people in Northern Ireland have been working together to bring about a peaceful, non-violent end to the conflict. In doing so, they have used their ... More

Capital Punishment in Independent IrelandA Social, Legal and Political History

Capital Punishment in Independent Ireland: A Social, Legal and Political History

David M. Doyle and Liam O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620276
eISBN:
9781789629545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a comprehensive and nuanced historical survey of the death penalty in Ireland from the immediate post-Civil War period through to its complete abolition. Using original archival material, ... More

Commemorating the Irish FamineMemory and the Monument

Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book presents for the first time a visual cultural history of the 1840s Irish Famine, tracing its representation and commemoration from the nineteenth century up to its 150th anniversary in the ... More

Communities of the HeartThe Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K Le Guin

Communities of the Heart: The Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K Le Guin

Warren Rochelle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238768
eISBN:
9781781380505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238768.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book, which explores the use of imaginative literature as persuasion, focusing on the science fiction of Ursula Le Guin and her rhetorical use of myth, concludes that Le Guin (like Emerson, ... More

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), Volume
         I(1641 - 1659)

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703), Volume I: (1641 - 1659)

Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198510666
eISBN:
9780191705892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510666.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is the first of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703). It begins with his earliest known letters written shortly ... More

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703)Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

The Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703): Volume II (1660 – September 1668)

Philip Beeley and Christoph Scriba

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198566014
eISBN:
9780191713996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566014.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This is the second book of a six volume edition of the complete correspondence of one of the leading figures in the scientific revolution of the 17th century, the Oxford mathematician and theologian ... More

A Course in Microeconomic Theory

A Course in Microeconomic Theory

David M. Kreps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202754
eISBN:
9780691215747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202754.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is a text in microeconomics that is both challenging and “user-friendly.” The work is designed for the first-year graduate microeconomic theory course and is accessible to advanced ... More

Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Kyle Hughes and Donald MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The study of crime and violence in all its multifarious forms remains one of the most productive areas of enquiry for Irish historians. Considered an inordinately violent and unruly society by many ... More

The Crimean War and Irish Society

The Crimean War and Irish Society

Paul Huddie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book is essentially a ‘home front’ study of Ireland during the Crimean War, or more specifically Irish society’s responses to that conflict. It complements the existing research on Irish ... More

Culture, Conflict and MigrationThe Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of Catholic and Protestant Irish in a neglected centre of historic Irish settlement where communal violence and Irish-related antipathy bore the hallmarks of the Liverpool and Glasgow ... More

Deconstructing the StarshipsScience, Fiction and Reality

Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Gwyneth Jones

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Gwyneth Jones’s Deconstructing the Starships: Science Fiction and Reality is a collection of critical essays, speeches and reviews, split into three sections: ‘All Science is Description’, ‘Science, ... More

Demand My WritingJoanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Demand My Writing: Joanna Russ, Feminism, Science Fiction

Jeanne Cortiel

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236146
eISBN:
9781781380512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236146.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This major study of the work of Joanna Russ provides an introduction to the major feminist issues relevant to her work and assesses its development. The book looks at the function of woman-based ... More

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