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Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

David Forrest and Sue Vice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyses all of Barry Hines’s written works, including fiction, screenplays for film and television and scripts for the theatre. We draw on Barry Hines’s archive, in which appear several ... More


Introduction: transforming post‑industrial Glasgow – moving beyond the epic and the toxic

Keith Kintrea and Rebecca Madgin

in Transforming Glasgow: Beyond the Post-Industrial City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447349778
eISBN:
9781447349792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349778.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines Glasgow’s successful 21st century transformation from an industrial city and discusses the insecurities and contradictions that challenge this positive story of regeneration. It ... More


French Edgeland Poetics: Topography and Ecology in Jean Rolin’s Les Événements

Joshua Armstrong

in France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941787
eISBN:
9781789623239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941787.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As the natural spaces of the European countryside are increasingly micro-managed and diminished, they lose their timeless pastoral feel and come to serve, rather, as amorphous liminal spaces where ... More


Technocratic Revolutions: From Industrial to Post-industrial Technocracy

Anders Esmark

in The New Technocracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200874
eISBN:
9781529200898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200874.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter presents a historical analysis of technocracy and its major revolutions, from its original conception in the French revolution to the latest and largely unexplored revolution from the ... More


State Capitals since the 1950s: The Renaissance of Forgotten Cities

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at the current revival –or late awakening- of most state capitals, their opening to more political purity and economic success in the so-called “post-industrial” age (although they ... More


‘Who's Happy?’ Social Change Since 1970

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter twelve charts the social and cultural changes of the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s. In particular, it considers the shifts in gender, age and race relations towards increased attitudes of tolerance, ... More


Conclusion: Ex machina

Katia Pizzi

in Italian Futurism and the Machine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219.00015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The concluding section Ex machina outlines the tensions and trajectories that mark the transition of the futurist machine from the machine age to the current virtual reality and digital age. ... More


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