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Britain and the Formation of the Gulf States: Embers of Empire

Shohei Sato

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099687
eISBN:
9781526109781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099687.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is about the end of the British Empire in the Middle East. It offers new insights into how the relationship between Britain and the Gulf rulers that was nurtured at the height of the ... More


Rescaling power in an era of globalisation

Pierre Sintès

in Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Should we systematically see a connection between movement and a general weakening of the position of the nation-state? Should we be thinking in terms of a further consequence of European regional ... More


Approaching Transition Scots from a Micro-perspective: The Dunfermline Corpus, 1573–1723

Klaus Hofmann

in Historical Dialectology in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474430531
eISBN:
9781474460163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430531.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter describes the compilation of a new digital resource for historical dialectology: The Dunfermline Corpus, from the Late Middle Scots period (c. 1550–1700), recently relabelled as ... More


Doing Deals

Jonathan Reades and Martin Crookston

in Why Face-to-Face Still Matters: The Persistent Power of Cities in the Post-Pandemic Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215991
eISBN:
9781529216035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215991.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

We focus on transactions and their costs: how the where and who of ‘doing deals’ shapes choices about which business locations are more or less desirable. It unpicks the nature of the choices firms ... More


Who makes new dances? The dance profession and the evolution of style

Allison Abra

in Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the standardisation of the English style of ballroom dance and the professionalisation of the dance community, showing that these processes were inextricably connected. The ... More


At the palais: the dance hall industry and the standardisation of experience

Allison Abra

in Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the evolution of the dance hall industry – one of the major cultural producers that shaped the commercialisation and experience of popular dance in Britain during the interwar ... More


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