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Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Fariha Shaikh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining literary criticism, art history, and cultural geography, to argue that the ... More


Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Aiden Warren and Damian Grenfell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Rethinking Humanitarian Interventions in the 21st Century examines the complex ethics and politics of humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. These 12 essays focus on the challenges ... More


Violence and the State

Matt Killingsworth, Matthew Sussex, and Jan Pakulski (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book sets out to help unlock an intriguing interdisciplinary puzzle relating to violence: ‘what is the relationship between the instrumental uses of violence, including its main forms, and the ... More


Thor, God of Borders: Transnationalism and Celestial Connections in the Superhero Film

Vincent M. Gaine

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The chapter discusses Thor (2011) as an example of transnational filmmaking. This discussion includes analysis of Thor as a product of globalization, a product that combines multiple nationalities to ... More


Prologue

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

While advances in transport and communications technology drove the first phase of globalisation (1870-1914), it fell prey to short-sighted policies pursued by the major powers. The lesson learned by ... More


Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the emergence and expansion of global kosher and halal markets with a particular focus on the UK and Denmark. Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning “fit” or “proper” while halal is an ... More


Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Neville Kirk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explores the general development of transnational radicalism between the 1850s and 1940s. This is achieved by means of a new and original study of the connected transnational lives and ... More


World Cinema and the Essay Film: Transnational Perspectives on a Global Practice

Brenda Hollweg and Igor Krstic (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474429245
eISBN:
9781474464772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429245.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

World Cinema and the Essay Film examines the ways in which essay film practices are deployed by transnational filmmakers in specific local and national contexts, in an interconnected world. The book ... More


Conclusion: Structures of Mobility

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conclusion recounts the key themes of emigration literature. Although the purposes, audiences and contexts of production and consumption of the genres and media explored in Imaginary Distance ... More


Making Global and Local Connections: Historical Perspectives on Ports

Tapio Bergholm, Lewis R. Fischer, and M. Elisabetta Tonizzi (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893458
eISBN:
9781786944597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893458.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a series of case studies concerning ports and port communities from around the world, in attempt to determine the impact of globalisation on the port industry and the link between ... More


Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century

Andrew Smith and Anna Barton (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995102
eISBN:
9781526128287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995102.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores a number of new critical contexts in which nineteenth century literature can be discussed. The volume also explores the idea of the Victorian ‘Afterlife’ and examines neo-Victorian ... More


The Stadium Century: Sport, Spectatorship and Mass Society in Modern France

Robert W. Lewis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526106247
eISBN:
9781526120816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The stadium century traces the history of stadia and mass spectatorship in modern France from the vélodromes of the late nineteenth century to the construction of the Stade de France before the 1998 ... More


International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book compiles seven essays concerning changes to merchant shipping over the hundred and fifty years between 1850 and 2000, and spanning a range of countries, with particular focus on Norway, ... More


Maritime History as Global History

Maria Fusaro and Amélia Polónia (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study aims to provide new insights into the connections between maritime history and global history. It demonstrates the significance of maritime activity as a conduit of global exchange by ... More


The constancy of change

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapters sets out the key themes of the book and identifies how the office of councillor and the expectations on councillors is shaped by forces such as Globalisation, Europeanisation, ... More


Introduction: the difference a crisis makes

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The 1990s began with a major recession and geo-political shifts which focused policy on making cities better. Major problems included an emerging urban underclass, deferred infrastructure investment, ... More


Integrating Legal Approaches to Migration

Kasey McCall-Smith

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

For some years now, the international community has recognised the need to recalibrate migration discourse and clarify the distinct, positive and necessary features of migration. To manage the ... More


Rethinking Humanitarian-Military Interventions: Violence and Modernity in an Age of Globalisation

Damian Grenfell

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter One Damian Grenfell argues that interventions are bound up with exogenous assertions of power that aim to reconfigure local populations not just in terms of a ‘liberal peace’, but also the ... More


Changing Patterns of Social Connection across Interventions: Unravelling Aberrant Globalisation

Paul Battersby

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

International armed interventions in intrastate conflicts are planned with the expectation that order will be restored through the controlled application of limited military force. This persuasive ... More


Humanitarian Intervention? Responding Ethically to Globalising Violence in the Age of Mediated Violence

Paul James

in Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423816
eISBN:
9781474435314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423816.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter Six: Responding Ethically to Globalising Violence in the Age of Mediated Violence, Paul James argues that interventions are framed by increasingly material and ideational abstraction in ... More


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