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  • Cover scan of Guardians Of Shi'ism

    £70.00
    Guardians Of Shi'ism: Sacred Authority And Transnational Family
    Elvire Corboz - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    A study of transnational Shi'ism that explains the constitution of clerical leadership patterns across borders.
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    The Invention Of Scotland: Myth And History
    H. R. Trevor-Roper - Paperback - Yale University Press
    Trevor-Roper argues that while Anglo-Saxon culture spawned next to no myths, myth has played a central role in the development of Scottish identity. He explores three such myths - the political myth of the 'ancient constitution' of Scotland, the literary myth (Walter Scott, Ossian) and the myth of tartan and the kilt.
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    John Byrne - Sitting Ducks
    - Paperback - National Galleries of Scotland
    John Byrne is one of Scotland's most prolific and accomplished artists. Published on the occasion of an exhibition celebrating his contribution to the art of portraiture, this book illustrates the technical skill, brilliant draughtsmanship, versatility and inventiveness, fun and gravity that he has brought to the genre.
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    Language, Borders And Identity
    Dominic James Landon Watt - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    A wide-ranging and multi-disciplinary discussion of the connections between language, borders and identity.
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    The Lighthouse: The Mystery Of The Missing Eilean Mor Lighthouse Keepers
    Keith McCloskey - Paperback - The History Press
    On 26 December 1900, the vessel Hesperus arrived at Eilean Mor in the remote Outer Hebrides with relief lighthouse men and fresh provisions. Staffed by three keepers, the lighthouse had been in operation for a year, but it had been noted that no light had been seen for 10 days. Upon arrival, the superintendent, Robert Muirhead, found the lighthouse to be completely deserted with no sign of what happened to the keepers. This title explores this mysterious and chilling story.
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    Literature And Music In The Atlantic World, 1767-1867
    Catherine Jones - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This new study looks at the relationship of rhetoric and music in the era's intellectual discourses, texts and performance cultures principally in Europe and North America.
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    Masculinity And Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict And Male Crisis In The 1970s
    Sergio Rigoletto - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Italian cinema has traditionally used the trope of an inadequate man in crisis to reflect on the country's many social and political upheavals. This title examines how this preoccupation with male identity becomes especially acute in the 1970s when a set of more diverse and inclusive images of men emerge in response to the rise of feminism and gay liberation.
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    £80.00
    The Meillassoux Dictionary
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Perfect for philosophers just starting with Quentin Meillassoux, this dictionary defines all the major terms of his work, prefaced by an introduction that argues for the importance of this new figure on the continental philosophy scene.
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    £24.99
    The Meillassoux Dictionary
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Perfect for philosophers just starting with Quentin Meillassoux, this dictionary defines all the major terms of his work, prefaced by an introduction that argues for the importance of this new figure on the continental philosophy scene.
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    Michael Mann - Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This publication brings together a selection of Michael Mann's own interviews where he reflects on his work with critical essays on his films and television programmes.

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