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Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Samira Aghacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466752
eISBN:
9781474491235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466752.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There are more than 15 million people over age 65 currently living in the Arab world, yet little attention has been paid to the cultural significance of growing old. The book recognizes the ... More

The Art of MinoritiesCultural Representation in Museums of the Middle East and North Africa

The Art of Minorities: Cultural Representation in Museums of the Middle East and North Africa

Virginie Rey (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443760
eISBN:
9781474491334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443760.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The idea of the museum as a space committed to dialogue and inclusive representation which is paramount to museology in the Global North has had trouble finding ground in the Middle East and North ... More

Cinema and the Cultural Cold WarUS Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Sangjoon Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the ways in which postwar Asian cinema was shaped by transnational collaborations and competitions between newly independent and colonial states at the height of Cold War politics. ... More

The City in Arabic LiteratureClassical and Modern Perspectives

The City in Arabic Literature: Classical and Modern Perspectives

Nizar F. Hermes and Gretchen Head (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474406529
eISBN:
9781474449793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406529.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This edited volume addresses the ways in which the city has been explored in works of literature by classical and modern ‘Arab’ authors from different theosophical and ideological backgrounds. ... More

Classical CaledoniaRoman History and Myth in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Classical Caledonia: Roman History and Myth in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Alan Montgomery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474445641
eISBN:
9781474491266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445641.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Classical Caledonia explores eighteenth-century attitudes towards Scotland’s ancient history and heritage, looking in particular at how Roman Scotland was interpreted at this time. It discusses the ... More

Community-Centered JournalismEngaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Andrea Wenzel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043307
eISBN:
9780252052187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In A Case for Community-Centered Journalism: Solutions, Engagement, Trust, Andrea Wenzel maps out a process model for building trust—not just in journalism, but between different sectors of ... More

Death in the DiasporaBritish and Irish Gravestones

Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones

Nicholas Evans and Angela McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474473781
eISBN:
9781474491273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474473781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every ... More

Decolonizing PalestineHamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Somdeep Sen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752735
eISBN:
9781501752766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752735.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book rejects the notion that liberation from colonialization exists as a singular moment in history when the colonizer is ousted by the colonized. Instead, it considers the case of the ... More

Detestable and Wicked ArtsNew England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Detestable and Wicked Arts: New England and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Paul B. Moyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751059
eISBN:
9781501751066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751059.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book places early New England's battle against black magic in a transatlantic perspective. The book provides an accessible and comprehensive examination of witch prosecutions in the Puritan ... More

Disruptions of Daily LifeJapanese Literary Modernism in the World

Disruptions of Daily Life: Japanese Literary Modernism in the World

Arthur M. Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752919
eISBN:
9781501752933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752919.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explores the mass-media landscape of the early twentieth cspecific authorsentury to uncover the subversive societal impact of four major Japanese authors: Tanizaki Jun'ichirō, Yokomitsu ... More

Enlightenment in a Smart CityEdinburgh's Civic Development, 1660-1750

Enlightenment in a Smart City: Edinburgh's Civic Development, 1660-1750

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416597
eISBN:
9781474459884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416597.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This is a study of Enlightenment in Edinburgh like no other. Using data and models provided by urban innovation and Smart City theory, it pinpoints the distinctive features that made Enlightenment in ... More

Finding Balanchine's Lost BalletsExploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Elizabeth Kattner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066646
eISBN:
9780813058832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066646.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Finding Balanchine’s Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master allows the reader to learn about one of the twentieth century’s greatest artists in a way that has not before been ... More

Fluid JurisdictionsColonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia

Nurfadzilah Yahaya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750878
eISBN:
9781501750892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750878.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the story of the Arab diaspora within the context of British and Dutch colonialism, unpacking the community's ambiguous embrace of European colonial authority in Southeast Asia. The ... More

Gaelic in ScotlandPolicies, Movements, Ideologies

Gaelic in Scotland: Policies, Movements, Ideologies

Wilson McLeod

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462396
eISBN:
9781474491396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462396.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This the first comprehensive study of the Gaelic language in modern Scotland, covering the period from 1872 to the present. It considers in detail the changing role of Gaelic in modern Scotland - ... More

George Strachan of the MearnsSeventeenth-century Orientalist

George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Tom McInally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the life of George Strachan (1572-1635), early 17th century Scottish humanist scholar, Orientalist and traveller. Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered archival material to offer ... More

Henrietta Liston's TravelsThe Turkish Journals, 1812-1820

Henrietta Liston's Travels: The Turkish Journals, 1812-1820

Patrick Hart, Valerie Kennedy, and Dora Petherbridge (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467353
eISBN:
9781474491303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467353.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book is the first print publication of Henrietta Liston’s Turkish Journals, a significant yet virtually unknown work of women’s travel writing. It is composed of the full text of the 1812-1814 ... More

Horrible White PeopleGender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Horrible White People: Gender, Genre, and Television's Precarious Whiteness

Taylor Nygaard and Jorie Lagerwey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479885459
eISBN:
9781479805341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

At the same time that reactionary conservative political figures like Donald Trump were elected and disastrous socioeconomic policies like Brexit were voted into law, representations of bleakly comic ... More

The Huawei ModelThe Rise of China's Technology Giant

The Huawei Model: The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Yun Wen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043437
eISBN:
9780252052316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the rise of China’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector, a number of Chinese high-tech firms are approaching transnational stages and shifting the center of gravity in global ... More

HydrofictionsWater, Power and Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Literature

Hydrofictions: Water, Power and Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Literature

Hannah Boast

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443807
eISBN:
9781474491310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443807.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hydrofictions identifies water as a new topic of literary and cultural analysis at a critical moment for the world’s water resources, focusing on the urgent context of Israel/Palestine. It argues for ... More

Imperial RomanceFictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Imperial Romance: Fictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Su Yun Kim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751882
eISBN:
9781501751905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751882.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book argues that the idea of colonial intimacy within the Japanese empire of the early twentieth century had a far broader and more popular influence on discourse makers, social leaders, and ... More

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