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Emigres
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Emigres

Richard Scholar

English has borrowed more words from French than from any other modern foreign language. French words and phrases-such as a la mode, ennui, naivete and caprice-lend English a certain je-ne-sais-quoi that would otherwise elude the...

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What Did You Do During the War?: The Last Throes of the British Pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45
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What Did You Do During the War?: The Last Throes of the British Pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45

Richard Griffiths (Independent scholar, UK)

This book provides the first detailed account of the various activities undertaken by pre-war fascists, pro-Nazis and/or anti-Semites during WW2.

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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume 8: Genres: North America
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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume 8: Genres: North America

David Horn (Independent Scholar, UK), Dr. John Shepherd (Carleton University, Canada), Christina Baade, Richard Baillargeon

A reference to a range of American musical styles, from Barbershop to Bluegrass and from Ragtime to Rockabilly. It also includes discussions on cultural, historical and geographic origins; technical musical characteristics;...

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Emigres: French Words That Turned English
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Emigres: French Words That Turned English

Richard Scholar

The fascinating history of French words that have entered the English language and the fertile but fraught relationship between English- and French-speaking cultures across the world. English has borrowed more words from French...

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Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race
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Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race

Richard Carlin (Independent scholar), Ken Bloom (President, President, Harbinger Records)

Drawing from a rich trove of archival sources, Eubie Blake: Rags, Rhythm, and Race tells the extraordinary story of a key 20th-century African American composer and traces the path his career blazed for other black artists.

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France's Purveyors of Hatred: Aspects of the French Extreme Right and its Influence, 1918-1945
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France’s Purveyors of Hatred: Aspects of the French Extreme Right and its Influence, 1918-1945

Richard Griffiths (Independent scholar, UK)

This book examines the extreme right in France during the interwar period.

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France's Purveyors of Hatred: Aspects of the French Extreme Right and its Influence, 1918-1945
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France’s Purveyors of Hatred: Aspects of the French Extreme Right and its Influence, 1918-1945

Richard Griffiths (Independent scholar, UK)

This book examines the extreme right in France during the interwar period.

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Fiction and the Frontiers of Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
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Fiction and the Frontiers of Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800

Richard Scholar, Alexis Tadie

Features contributors who demonstrate the significant role that fiction plays in early modern European culture, not only in a variety of its literary genres, but also in its formation of philosophical ideas, political theories,...

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What Did You Do During the War?: The Last Throes of the British Pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45
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What Did You Do During the War?: The Last Throes of the British Pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45

Richard Griffiths (Independent scholar, UK)

This book provides the first detailed account of the various activities undertaken by pre-war fascists, pro-Nazis and/or anti-Semites during WW2.

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Montaigne in Transit: Essays in Honour of Ian Maclean
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Montaigne in Transit: Essays in Honour of Ian Maclean

Neil Kenny, Richard Scholar

Can the role of the ancient writers whom Montaigne quotes be assessed without consideration of the differences he knew there would be between readers' capacities to recognise and contextualise those quotations? This volume asks...

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Thinking with Shakespeare: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Essays
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Thinking with Shakespeare: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Essays

William Poole (New College, Oxford), Richard Scholar

Shakespeares works do not embody any doctrine or set of beliefs, as his critics have long been tempted to suggest, but they do stage encounters with certain kinds of thinking ethical, political, epistemological, even metaphysical...

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Pre-histories and Afterlives: Studies in Critical Method
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Pre-histories and Afterlives: Studies in Critical Method

Anna Holland, Richard Scholar, Agnieszka Steczowicz

If the past is indeed a foreign country, then how can we make sense of its richness and difference, without approaching it on our terms alone? 'Pre-histories' and 'afterlives', methods that have emerged in recent work by Terence...

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A New Introduction to Theology: Embodiment, Experience and Encounter
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A New Introduction to Theology: Embodiment, Experience and Encounter

Richard Bourne (York St John University, UK), Dr Imogen Adkins (Independent Scholar, UK)

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Montaigne in Transit: Essays in Honour of Ian MacLean
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Montaigne in Transit: Essays in Honour of Ian MacLean

Neil Kenny, Richard Scholar, Wes Williams

This volume tracks a Montaigne 'in transit' all the way from the genesis and production of his Essais and travel journal in the 1570s-90s to their diffusion and reception from the 1580s up till the present day, in France, England,...

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Latin in Medieval Britain
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Latin in Medieval Britain

Richard Ashdowne (University College, Oxford), Carolinne White (Independent scholar)

Latin continued to be used across Europe long after the end of the Roman Empire. While not the native language of its users, it was nevertheless used for a wide variety of functions from religion to record-keeping. This book...

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 10: Genres: Middle East and North Africa
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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 10: Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Richard C. Jankowsky (Tufts University, USA), David Horn (Independent Scholar, UK), Dr. John Shepherd (Carleton University, Canada)

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The Gay Adventure
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The Gay Adventure

Visiting Scholar Richard Bird (Northumbria University)

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Achmet's Feast, and Other Poems (Classic Reprint)
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Achmet’s Feast, and Other Poems (Classic Reprint)

Visiting Scholar Richard Bird (Legal Policy Consultant UK)

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Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day
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Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Eva Sansavior (School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication, Room MC1-002, University of Limerick), Richard Scholar (Oriel College)

Caribbean Globalizations explores the relations between globalization and the Caribbean since 1492, when Columbus first arrived in the region, to the present day.

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The Eunuch: A Dark Tale
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The Eunuch: A Dark Tale

Visiting Scholar Richard Bird (Legal Policy Consultant UK)

A cultural satire that lampoons practically everything that makes America great...the legal profession, religion, war, art, advanced medical technology, sex, pets...even The American Dream itself.

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One Night
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One Night

Visiting Scholar Richard Bird (Legal Policy Consultant UK)

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The Integrated Gospels
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The Integrated Gospels

Visiting Scholar Richard Bird (Legal Policy Consultant UK)

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Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism and Community in America
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Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism and Community in America

Richard Cimino (Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Hofstra University), Christopher Smith (Independent Scholar), Martin Marty

Atheist Awakening is a groundbreaking study of the growth and revitalization of the atheist movement in the U.S. Through in-depth interviews and observation of atheist gatherings, the authors find that much of this awakening has...

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Jesus: A Very Short Introduction
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Jesus: A Very Short Introduction

Richard Bauckham (Emeritus Professor of New Testament Studies, University of St Andrews, and Senior Scholar, Ridley Hall, Cambridge)

Jesus Christ is undoubtedly the best-known and most influential human person in world history. Richard Bauckham explores the life of the historical Jesus, using the four Gospels to reconstruct his character, showing how their...

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The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something
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The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something

Richard Scholar (Fellow and Tutor in French, Oriel College, Oxford)

Offers a study of the je-ne-sais-quoi. This book describes the rise and fall of the expression as a noun and as a topic of debate, examines its meanings, and presents its 'pre-history'. It argues that the je-ne-sais-quoi serves to...

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Confessions of Guilt: From Torture to Miranda and Beyond
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Confessions of Guilt: From Torture to Miranda and Beyond

George C. Thomas III (Board of Governors Professor of Law & Judge Alexander P. Waugh, Sr. Distinguished Scholar, Rutgers University), Richard A. Leo (Professor of Law, University of San Francisco)

The extreme interrogation tactics permitted after the 9/11 attacks illustrate that the level of fear in society influences law. Confessions of Guilt traces the law of interrogation as it reflects the level of threat felt in...

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The Life of Sir John Oldcastle, 1600 - Scholar's Choice Edition
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The Life of Sir John Oldcastle, 1600 - Scholar’s Choice Edition

Michael Drayton, IV Robert Wilson, IV (The American Scholar), Richard Hathway

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Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States
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Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Richard J. Ponzio (Former Visiting Scholar at The Stimson Center and Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Democratic Peacebuilding considers the evolution of international peacebuilding since the cold war and why, in particular, international peacebuilders frequently face difficulties in spreading democratic practices and the rule of...

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King Edward III: Third Series
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King Edward III: Third Series

Richard Proudfoot (King's College London, UK), William Shakespeare, Nicola Bennett (Independent Scholar, UK)

The first publication of Edward III in an authoritative edition of Shakespeare's works. No Oxford or Arden edition planned as yet.

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Divided Cities: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2003
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Divided Cities: The Oxford Amnesty Lectures 2003

Richard Scholar (University Lecturer in French and Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. He is the author of The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something (OUP, 2005).)

Addresses various contemporary issues, including impact of globalization and migration on the urban environment, the consequences of the 'war on terror' for those living in cities, the development paradigm being adopted by...

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The Ethics of Plea Bargaining
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The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Richard L. Lippke (Senior Scholar, Department of Criminal Justice, Indiana University)

Plea bargaining is among the most controversial practices within the US criminal justice system. It offers the accused less punishment in exchange for an admission of guilt and can impose added punishment on those who insist on...

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Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality
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Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality

Research Fellow Richard Glover (University of Wolverhampton, UK), Bryn Harrison (University of Huddersfield, UK), Jennie Gottschalk (Independent Scholar, USA)

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The American West at Risk: Science, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery
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The American West at Risk: Science, Myths, and Politics of Land Abuse and Recovery

Howard G. Wilshire, Richard W. Hazlett (Chairman, Department of geology), Jane E. Nielson (Visiting Scholar, Visiting Scholar, both at Pomona College)

The American West at Risk summarizes the dominant human-generated environmental challenges facing the 11 contiguous arid western United States. The importance of this story is that protecting lands and soil also protects air and...

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