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Some New Uses of the Geniza Mercantile Letter – On the Materiality of Writing in the Indian Ocean World.
(Gingko Library, London., 2020-10-31)
This contribution centres on the materiality of writing in exchanges between the Eastern Mediterranean and India’s western seaboard in the period before 1500. More specifically it focuses on the writing supports and marking ...
The Marquis of Anglesey: Working and Social Relationships on a Dorset Estate, c. 1812-1844
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-01-31)
The Marquis of Anglesey on his Dorset estate was an absentee landlord who maintained close relationships with his estate through extensive correspondence with his land agent William Castleman. The surviving letters are a ...
The Fugitive and the Vanishing Man
(Angry Robot Books, 2020-01-14)
"Ladies and gentlemen, for the very final time, Elizabeth and Edwin Barnabus will perform the grand illusion of the Vanishing Man." Elizabeth Barnabus is a mutineer and a murderer. So they say. The noose awaits in ...
''Welcome to a New Era'?: Downton Abbey in 2019'
(Taylor and Francis, 2020)
Just as Downton Abbey Seasons 1-6 coincided with the Coalition government, the production schedule for the 2019 movie paralleled key moments in the Brexit campaign. The film offers a comforting, optimistic narrative to an ...
Dance, Modernism, and Modernity
This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity by examining the ways in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period ...
The Handbook of Photography Studies
A state-of-the-art overview of the field, The Handbook of Photography Studies examines the thematic interests, dynamic research methodologies and multiple scholarly directions of this exciting area. It is a source of ...
CyberSyn to SkyNet: Security, Cyber Systems, and Society
(Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, 2020)
I don't know if you've been looking at your phones or looking at your screens, but, um... Careful with your info (Dj Shadow, 'Urgent, Important, Please Read') This paper examines the cultural and political implications ...
BBC’s adaptation of Malory Towers reveals more about the period and its diversity than Blyton’s book
(The Conversation UK, 2020-04-15)
Yemen and India from the Rise of Islam to 1500
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-12-01)
This chapter contributes to the little known history of medieval Jewish communities in the East, namely those of the Yemen and India. This innovative pairing of the two regions, usually discussed separately and possessed ...
Magazines, Movements, Modernism
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-03-26)