Browsing by publisher "Open Book Publishers"

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  • The Altering Eye: Contemporary International Cinema 

    Kolker, R. (Robert) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    The Altering Eye covers a "golden age” of international cinema from the end of WWII through to the New German Cinema of the 1970s. Combining historical, political, and textual analysis, Kolker develops a pattern of cinematic ...

  • The Anglo-Scottish Ballad 

    Atkinson, D. (David) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    What is the Ballad; On the Nature of Evidence; Textual Authority the sources of variance; The Material Ballad; Sound and Writing; Agency, Intention and the Problem of version; Palimpsest or texte genetique; Afterwords: ...

  • Beyond Holy Russia: The Life and Times of Stephen Graham 

    Hughes, M. (Michael) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Beyond Holy Russia is based on extensive research in archives of private papers in Britain and the USA and on the many works of Graham himself. The author describes with admirable tact and clarity Graham’s heterodox and ...

  • Bourdieu and Literature 

    Speller, J. R. W. (John R.W.) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    Positions; Methods; Autonomy; Science and Literature;

  • Brownshirt Princess: A Study of the 'Nazi Conscience' 

    Gossman, L. (Lionel) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    Seeking a new religion: Gott in Mir; Serving new Gods;

  • Cicero, Against Verres 

    Gildenhard, I. (Ingo) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    This volume provides a portion of the original text of Cicero’s speech in Latin, a detailed commentary, study aids, and a translation. As a literary artefact, the speech gives us insight into how the supreme master of Latin ...

  • The Classic Short Story, 1870-1925 

    Goyet, F. (Florence) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    Structure; Media; Reader, Character and Author;

  • Coleridge's Laws: A Study of Coleridge in Malta 

    Hough, B. (Barry); Davis, H. (Howard); Kooy, M. J. (Michael John); Davis, L. (Lydia) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    1. The Battle of Self 2. Coleridge's Malta 3. The Constitutional Position of the Civil Commissioner 4. Coleridge's Proclamations and Public Notices 5. Thematic Analysis of the Proclamations and Public Notices 6. ...

  • Digital Humanities Pedagogy 

    Not available (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    The essays in this collection offer a timely intervention in digital humanities scholarship, bringing together established and emerging scholars from a variety of humanities disciplines across the world. The first section ...

  • The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture 

    Not available (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    I. Introducing the Digital Public Domain II. Legal Framework III. Developments and Case Studies

  • Economic Fables 

    Rubinstein, A. (Ariel) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    Rational, Irrational; Game theory: A beautiful mind; The jungle tale and the market tale; Economics, pragmatics and seven traps; Economic policy;

  • Feeding the City: Work and Food Culture of the Mumbai Dabbawalas 

    Roncaglia, S. (Sara) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Feeding the City is an ethnographic study of the fascinating inner workings of Mumbai's dabbawalas. Cultural anthropologist Sara Roncaglia explains how they cater to the various dietary requirements of a diverse and ...

  • Foundations for Moral Relativism 

    Velleman, J. D. (J. David) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    Introduction; Virtual Selves; Doables; Foundation for Moral Relativism; Sociality and Solitude; Life Absurd? Don't be Ridiculous;

  • Frontier Encounters: Knowledge and Practice at the Russian, Chinese and Mongolian Border 

    Unknown author (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Frontier Encounters presents a wide range of views on how the borders between these unique countries are enacted, produced, and crossed. It sheds light on global uncertainties: China’s search for energy resources and the ...

  • How to Read a Folktale: The 'Ibonia' Epic from Madagascar 

    Haring, L. (Lee) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    What Ibonia is and How to Read it; Texts, Plural; Texture and structure; Context, History, Interpretation; Ibonia, He of the clear and captivating glance;

  • Is Behavioral Economics Doomed? 

    Levine, D. K. (David K.) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    Does economic theory work? ; Why is the world is so irrational; Does economic theory fail?; You can fool some of the people; Behavioral theories: biases and irrationality , time and uncertainty ; Learning and friends; ...

  • Letters of Blood and Other Works in English 

    Unknown author (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    The words of the tribe: Primitivism, Reductionism and Materialism in modern poetics; Other Prose; Letter of Blood: Poem;

  • On History: Introduction to World History 

    Michelet, J. (Jules) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    One of the greatest Romantic historians and immensely popular during his lifetime, Jules Michelet (1798-1874) fell into disfavour among the positivist historians who came after him and who regarded his work with disdain ...

  • Oral Literature in Africa 

    Finnegan, R. (Ruth) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of ...

  • Oral Literature in the Digital Age 

    Unknown author (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    The Archive Strikes Back: Effects of Online Digital Language Archiving on Research Relations and Property Rights; Access and Accessibility at ELAR, A Social Networking Archive for Endangered Languages Documentation ; ...