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Low Life in the High Desert: a California memoir
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Low Life in the High Desert: a California memoir

David Hirst

You are one crazy Australian', David Hirst was informed when he met the locals of Pioneertown for the first time. 'When are you gonna move out here?

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O Beloved: Letters from the Front 1942-1944
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O Beloved: Letters from the Front 1942-1944

Sir David Hirst (University of Birmingham), Stephen Hirst

O Beloved offers a unique insight into a soldier's experience of war through this collection of letters home to his wife, lavishly illustrated with over a hundred photographs and maps. Dr. David Hirst was a front-line combat...

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David Bailey: 8 Minutes: Hirst & Bailey
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David Bailey: 8 Minutes: Hirst & Bailey

Damien Hirst, David Bailey, Gerhard Steidl

David Bailey, born in London in 1938, is one of the most successful photographers of his generation. By the 1960s his work, especially for Vogue , had already made him a cult figure. This title features 130 photographs of Damien...

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Comedy of Manners
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Comedy of Manners

David L. Hirst

First published in 1979, this book traces comedy of manners from the 1660s to the then present - a scope beyond the traditional focus on the Restoration and early twentieth century. It uncovers an underestimated subversive...

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Directors in Perspective: Giorgio Strehler
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Directors in Perspective: Giorgio Strehler

David Hirst

For at least the last half-century, Strehler has been an influential and integral part of European theatrical life. This detailed study evaluates the particular qualities which typify Strehler's work: the lyrical realism which has...

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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East
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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East

David Hirst

Narrates the history of the conflict between Jews and Arabs in Palestine since the 1880s, from the arrival of the first Zionist pioneers. This updated edition of Hirst's classic work explains why the history of Palestine is...

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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East
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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

David Hirst

To understand Lebanon's history is to understand the history of the entire region - and, with the rise of Hizbullah, it has come to assume a disproportionate, dangerous power of its own.

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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East
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The Gun and the Olive Branch: The Roots of Violence in the Middle East

David Hirst

The classic, controversial and myth-breaking history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by the former Middle East correspondent of The Guardian returns to print

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Low Life in the High Desert: A California Memoir
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Low Life in the High Desert: A California Memoir

David Hirst (University of Birmingham), Valerie Morton

An Australian journalist, his girlfriend, and dog, move across the world to make the California High Desert their new home

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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East
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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

David Hirst

To understand Lebanon's history is to understand the history of the entire region - and, with the rise of Hizbullah, it has come to assume a disproportionate, dangerous power of its own.

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God and the Poetic Ego: The Appropriation of Biblical and Liturgical Language in the Poetry of Palamas, Sikelianos and Elytis
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God and the Poetic Ego: The Appropriation of Biblical and Liturgical Language in the Poetry of Palamas, Sikelianos and Elytis

Anthony Hirst, Andrew Louth, David Ricks

The Greek Bible and the services of the Orthodox Church have proved a rich source of language for many poets of modern Greece, and perhaps for none more than for Kostis Palamas, Angeles Sikelianos and Odysseas Elytis, whose...

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Studies in Natural Language Processing: Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity
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Studies in Natural Language Processing: Semantic Interpretation and the Resolution of Ambiguity

Graeme Hirst, Steven Bird, Don HIndle, Martin Kay, David McDonald

A theoretically motivated foundation for semantic interpretation by computer, showing how this framework helps resolve lexical and syntactic ambiguities. The approach is interdisciplinary, drawing on research in computational...

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Directors in Perspective: Giorgio Strehler
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Directors in Perspective: Giorgio Strehler

David C. Hirst, C. D. Innes

For at least the last half-century, Strehler has been an influential and integral part of European theatrical life. This detailed study evaluates the particular qualities which typify Strehler's work: the lyrical realism which has...

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The War That Won't Die: The Spanish Civil War in Cinema
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The War That Won’t Die: The Spanish Civil War in Cinema

David Archibald, Bethan Hirst

Students and Lecturers and intelligent readers interested in the Spanish Civil War and the representation of history in cinema -- .

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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East
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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

David Hirst

A definitive history of Lebanon, from one of the region's most celebrated and controversial journalists

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Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland: Political Parties and the Implementation of the 1998 Agreement
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Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland: Political Parties and the Implementation of the 1998 Agreement

David Mitchell, Bethan Hirst

Examines the Agreement and its implementation through the eyes of the four major parties - The Ulster Unionist Party, the SDLP, Sinn Fein and the DUP - and considers the role of smaller parties in the region. Each interpreted the...

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Conservatism for the Democratic Age: Conservative Cultures and the Challenge of Mass Politics in Early Twentieth Century England
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Conservatism for the Democratic Age: Conservative Cultures and the Challenge of Mass Politics in Early Twentieth Century England

David Thackeray, Bethan Hirst

This book offers a new interpretation of the Conservative party's revival and adaptation to democratic politics in the early twentieth century. New insights are provided into how the Conservatives met the challenges provided by...

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Imagining the Popular in Contemporary French Culture
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Imagining the Popular in Contemporary French Culture

Diana Holmes, David Looseley, Bethan Hirst, David Looseley (University of Leeds, UK)

French Studies, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Cultural Sociology, History/Cultural History. Specific chapters will be of relevance to: Cultural Policy, Popular Music Studies, Literary Studies, Film and TV Studies,...

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Warrior Dreams: Playing Scotsmen in Mainland Europe
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Warrior Dreams: Playing Scotsmen in Mainland Europe

David Maria Hesse, Bethan Hirst

Why does a Parisian banker re-enact the medieval wars of Wallace and Bruce in his spare time? Why do more than 20,000 people attend the Schotse Weekend bagpipe competition in Bilzen, Flanders? Why does an entire village in the...

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A Cognitive Framework for the Analysis of Acousmatic Music
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A Cognitive Framework for the Analysis of Acousmatic Music

Sir David Hirst (University of Birmingham)

The analysis of acousmatic music has traditionally been very difficult since there is no score to freeze the music in time. Analysis relies heavily on the act of concentrated listening. Since aural perception is so crucial to the...

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David Bailey: Eye
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David Bailey: Eye

David Bailey, Tony Shafrazi, Martin Harrison, Damien Hirst

Presents a selection of David Bailey's photographs spanning from 1962 to 2008. Mostly black-and-white, some in color, this work features influential directors, artists, fashion designers and musicians, including Andy Warhol, Henri...

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God and the Poetic Ego: The Appropriation of Biblical and Liturgical Language in the Poetry of Palamas, Sikelianos and Elytis
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God and the Poetic Ego: The Appropriation of Biblical and Liturgical Language in the Poetry of Palamas, Sikelianos and Elytis

Anthony Hirst, David Ricks, Andrew Louth

The Greek Bible and the services of the Orthodox Church have proved a rich source of language for many poets of modern Greece, and perhaps for none more than for Kostis Palamas, Angeles Sikelianos and Odysseas Elytis, whose...

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The Regulation of Standards in British Public Life: Doing the Right Thing?
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The Regulation of Standards in British Public Life: Doing the Right Thing?

David Hine, Gillian Peele, Bethan Hirst

This is an analysis of the revolution of the last two decades that has built an extensive new regulatory apparatus governing British public ethics. The book sets the new machinery in the wider institutional framework of British...

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Fifty Years of Philosophy of Education: Progress and prospects
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Fifty Years of Philosophy of Education: Progress and prospects

Graham Haydon, Peter Mortimore, David Bridges, David E. Cooper, Paul H. Hirst

Philosophy of education was first recognised in Britain as a distinct discipline in 1947. Fifty years later, the contributions in this book mark the Anniversary and share a sense of philosophy's capacity to contribute to the...

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The Regulation of Standards in British Public Life: Doing the Right Thing?
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The Regulation of Standards in British Public Life: Doing the Right Thing?

David Hine, Gillian Peele, Bethan Hirst

This is an analysis of the revolution of the last two decades that has built an extensive new regulatory apparatus governing British public ethics. The book sets the new machinery in the wider institutional framework of British...

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Simulating the Marvellous: Psychology - Surrealism - Postmodernism
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Simulating the Marvellous: Psychology - Surrealism - Postmodernism

David Lomas, Jeremy Stubbs, Bethan Hirst

Simulating the marvellous presents important new research on Surrealism and the culture from which it arose. Offering fresh interpretations of Surrealist art and literature based around the theme of simulation, the book shows, in...

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European Social Democracy During the Global Economic Crisis: Renovation or Resignation?
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European Social Democracy During the Global Economic Crisis: Renovation or Resignation?

David J. Bailey, Jean-Michel De Waele, Fabien Escalona, Mathieu Vieira, Bethan Hirst

Assesses how social democratic parties have responded, at the national as well as at the European Union level, to the 2008 financial crash -- .

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The Politics of Airport Expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, Policy and the Rhetoric of `Sustainable Aviation'
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The Politics of Airport Expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, Policy and the Rhetoric of `Sustainable Aviation'

Steven Griggs, David Howarth, Mikael Anderssen, Duncan Liefferink, Bethan Hirst

The first in-depth analysis of the protest campaigns and policymaking practices that have marked British aviation since the construction of Heathrow Airport -- .

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Porous Boundaries: Art and Essays
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Porous Boundaries: Art and Essays

Cyril Reade, David Corbett, Bethan Hirst

This innovative and exciting volume celebrates the career and influence of Janet Wolff who has been a highly influential voice in the literature of sociology, cultural studies, visual studies and art history -- .

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Family Rhythms: The Changing Textures of Family Life in Ireland
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Family Rhythms: The Changing Textures of Family Life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, David Ralph, Bethan Hirst

This textbook draws on original in-depth interviews with people of different ages to introduce contemporary scholarship on the family and to illustrate how Irish families have adapted and changed over time -- .

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Report of the Spoliation Advisory Panel in respect of three Rubens paintings now in the possession of the Courtauld Institute of Art, London
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Report of the Spoliation Advisory Panel in respect of three Rubens paintings now in the possession of the Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Great Britain: Spoliation Advisory Panel, Great Britain: Department for Culture, Media and Sport, David Hirst

The Spoliation Advisory Panel, an agency of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, resolves claims from people, or their heirs, who lost property during the Nazi era which is now held in UK national collections. This work is...

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