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              Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern China
               

              Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern China (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chatwin, Jonathan

              • RRP: $34.99
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              • Pub Date
                15 Feb 21

              Recounting a walk of twenty miles across Beijing, this book takes the reader on a journey through the city's recent history, explaining how the present and future of the world's rising superpower has been shaped by its tumultuous past, from the demise of the last imperial dynasty... in 1912 through to the present day. -- .
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              ISBN 9781526151735
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2021
              Publisher Manchester University Press
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              Celebrating Mutabilitie: Essays on Edmund Spenser's Mutabilitie Cantos
               

              Celebrating Mutabilitie: Essays on Edmund Spenser's Mutabilitie Cantos (Hardback)

              Edited by Grogan, Jane; Series edited by Lethbridge, J. B.; Mortimer, Rebecca

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              The first collection of essays devoted to Spenser's Mutabilitie Cantos (1609) celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first publication of that intriguing, posthumously-published fragment of his unfinished epic, *The Faerie Queene* It contains original essays by major Spenser sch...olars such as James Nohrnberg, Gordon Teskey and Judith Anderson.
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              ISBN 9780719082245
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2010
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Manchester Spenser
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              Debates on the Holocaust

              Debates on the Holocaust (Hardback)

              By Lawson, Tom; Series edited by Richardson, Roger; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $203.00
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              Analyses the development of history writing on the destruction of the European Jews from just before the end of the Second World War to the present day, and argues forcefully that history writing is as much about the present as it is the past.

              ISBN 9780719074486
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2010
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Issues in Historiography
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              Holiday Camps in Twentieth-Century Britain: Packaging Pleasure
               

              Holiday Camps in Twentieth-Century Britain: Packaging Pleasure (Hardback)

              By Dawson, Sandra; Series edited by Richards, Jeffrey; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $167.99
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              This book tells the fascinating story of the Butlin and Warner holiday camp chains that emerged in the 1930s. The camps became a cultural phenomenon deeply enmeshed in the social and cultural history of twentieth century Britain.

              ISBN 9780719080715
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2011
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Studies in Popular Culture
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              War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: 'soul of a Nation'
                

              War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: 'soul of a Nation' (Hardback)

              By Anderson, Julie; Series edited by Taithe, Bertrand; Summerfield, Penny; Gatrell, Peter; Jones, Max

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              Through a series of thematic chapters, this book focuses on the nature of injured and disabled bodies in relation to rehabilitative practices established in Britain during and immediately following the Second World War.

              ISBN 9780719082504
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2011
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Cultural History of Modern War
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              The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, C.1750-1830
               

              The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, C.1750-1830 (Hardback)

              By Mori, Jennifer; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $334.50
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              This is an original study of British diplomacy in the age of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution. It examines the social, cultural and intellectual aspects of diplomatic life and practice between 1750 and 1830.

              ISBN 9780719082726
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2011
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War
               

              The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Roper, Michael; Series edited by Taithe, Bertrand; Summerfield, Penny; Gatrell, Peter; Jones, Max

              • RRP: $59.99
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              This is a study of domestic life during the war, of what people on the home front did to support men at the front, and of how soldiers in trenches organised the routines of feeding, rest, warmth, washing, that ensured their survival.

              ISBN 9780719083860
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2010
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Cultural History of Modern War
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              Geography and Science in Britain, 1831-1939: A Study of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

              Geography and Science in Britain, 1831-1939: A Study of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (Hardback)

              By Withers, Charles; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $167.99
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              An examination of the geography of science and the science of geography in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain and the British Empire, using as its central example the British Association for the Advancement of Science.

              ISBN 9780719079764
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2010
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the Us Consular Service
               

              American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the Us Consular Service (Hardback)

              By Whelan, Bernadette; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

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              This book reconstructs American consular activity in Ireland from 1790 to 1913 and elucidates the interconnectedness of America's foreign interests, Irish nationalism and British imperialism

              ISBN 9780719083013
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2010
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A Round of Cheap Diversions?

              Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A Round of Cheap Diversions? (Hardback)

              By James, Robert; Series edited by Richards, Jeffrey; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $167.99
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              This is a landmark study which examines the film and reading tastes of working-class consumers in 1930s Britain. Drawing on a wealth of original research, Robert James argues that working-class consumers used popular film and fiction to answer a range of cultural and social needs... in this tumultuous decade.
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              ISBN 9780719080258
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2010
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Studies in Popular Culture
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