Books by Publisher: Manchester University Press Melland Schill Studies

    Face of Medicine

    By Mary Hunter

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.46

    Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical and scientific cultures, and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery. -- .

    Changing Spaces of Television Acting

    By Richard Hewett

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £69.96

    This title is an historical overview and a then-and-now comparison of performing for British television drama. By examining changing acting styles from distinct eras of television production - studio realism and location realism - it makes a unique contribution to both television and performance studies, unpacking the various determinants that...

    Decentring France: Multilingualism and Power in Contemporary French Cinema

    By Gemma King

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback £65.46

    The first substantial study of multilingual film in France. Unpacking the power dynamics at play in the dialogue of eight emblematic films, this book argues that many contemporary French films take a new approach to language and power. -- .

    Literature and Sustainability

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £69.96

    This edited collection brings together twelve essays by leading and upcoming scholars, the aim of which is to contribute critically to conceptions of sustainability from the standpoint of environmental literary scholarship. The book will be of interest to scholars and advanced students in ecocriticism and related fields. -- .

    Back to the Futurists

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.45

    This collection of essays aims to reassess the activities and legacy of the Italian Futurist movement from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. -- .

    Performing Presence

    By Nick Kaye

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback £16.05

    Performing presence: Between the live and the simulated proposes that the advent of new media forms, and the increasing integration of contemporary performance and media, has generated new engagements, practices and understandings of presence. Addressing new media art and performance, multi-media theatre, video installation, mixed reality environments and locative arts,...

    Table for One

    By Kinneret Lahad

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback £69.96

    Table for one: A critical reading of singlehood, gender and time is the first book to consider the profound relationship between singlehood and time. -- .

    Sounds of Liberty

    By Paul A. Pickering

    Currently unavailable

    Hardback £60.96

    Focussing on radicals and reformers this book explores the role of music in transmitting political culture across the Anglophone world over time and distance. It brings to light the importance of music in the lived experience of politics of those who composed, performed and consumed it. It provides an opportunity...

    Us vs China

    By Jude Woodward

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £0.92 = £21.58

    An accessible survey of Sino-American relations in Asia, which analyses the complex interactions between the two powers and asks whether conflict is inevitable. -- .

    Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism

    By Chris Gilligan

    Currently unavailable

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £16.90

    Racism and sectarianism makes a sustained critique of official anti-racism, using the case of Northern Ireland to do so. Many of the prominent themes in the UK today have been central to discussions in Northern Ireland for decades. The book sketches out some elements of an emancipatory anti-racism as an...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace ( who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration

    • @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 4 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK!