By Leonard Freedman
The Offensive Art is an arch and infrequently caustic examine the paintings of political satire as practiced in democratic, monarchical, and authoritarian societies around the globe over the last century-together with the efforts by means of governmental, non secular, and company specialists to suppress it by way of censorship, intimidation, coverage, and fatwa. Examples are drawn from the complete spectrum of satiric genres, together with novels, performs, verse, songs, essays, cartoons, cabarets and revues, video clips, tv, and the web. The multicultural and multimedia breadth and old intensity of Freedman's comparative procedure frames his novel evaluate of the position of political satire in latest post-9/11 international, and particularly the cross-cultural controversies it generates, reminiscent of the worldwide protests opposed to the Jyllands-Posten cartoons.
In a tongue-in-cheek sort peppered with the world's top one-liners from the final century, The Offensive Art recounts the acrimonious and infrequently perilous cat-and-mouse video games among political satirists and their censors and inhibitors in the course of the final century in the USA (especially FDR, LBJ, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, and Bush II and in wartime), Britain (especially Churchill, Thatcher, Blair and the Royals), Germany (Hitler to the present), Russia (Stalin to the present), China (Mao to the present), India (from the Raj on), and the center East (from Nineteen Twenties Egypt to today). Freedman makes a speciality of the function and transformation of satire in the course of shifts from authoritarian to democratic platforms in such locations as South Africa, Argentina, and japanese Europe. He surveys the kingdom of satire through the international this day, deciding on the main risky international locations for practitioners of the offensive artwork, and provides his findings as to the political efficacy of satire in frightening change.
By Robert Brewer
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By Angus Phillips
This is an exhilarating interval for the publication, a time of innovation, experimentation, and alter. it's also a time of substantial worry in the publication because it adjusts to alterations in how books are created and fed on. The circulation to electronic has been happening for your time, yet with purchaser books experiencing the transition, the consequences of digitization should be in actual fact noticeable to every person.
In Turning the Page Angus Phillips analyses the elemental drivers of the publication publishing - authorship, readership, and copyright - and examines the results of electronic and different advancements at the e-book itself.
Drawing on conception and learn throughout various matters, from enterprise and sociology to neuroscience and psychology, and from interviews with pros, Phillips investigates how the basics of the publication are altering in a global of ebooks, self-publishing, and rising enterprise versions. worthy comparisons also are made with different media industries that have passed through fast swap, equivalent to tune and newspapers.
This ebook is a perfect spouse for a person wishing to appreciate the transition of the e-book, writing and publishing lately and should be really appropriate to scholars learning publishing, media and communications.
By Wayne Miller,Kevin Prufer,Travis Kurowski
Bringing jointly quite a lot of views veterans and provocateurs, writers, editors, and electronic mavericks this precious assortment displays at the present state of affairs of literary publishing, and gives a highway map for the transferring geography of its destiny: How do editors and publishers adapt to this swiftly altering international? How are bright public groups within the electronic Age created and engaged? How can an normally ruled via white males develop into extra various and inclusive? conscious of the stakes of the continued transformation, Literary Publishing within the twenty first Century is going past the standard dialogue of 'print vs. electronic' to discover the advanced, contradictory, and more and more shiny personalities that might outline the way forward for the book.
By Peter Šajda,Jon Stewart
The lengthy culture of Kierkegaard stories has made it very unlikely for person students to have an entire review of the colossal box of Kierkegaard study. the massive and ever expanding variety of courses on Kierkegaard within the languages of the area should be easily bewildering even for knowledgeable students. the current paintings constitutes a scientific bibliography which goals to assist scholars and researchers navigate the probably never-ending mass of guides. the amount is split into huge sections. half I, which covers Tomes I-V, is devoted to person bibliographies equipped in line with particular language. This contains large bibliographies of works on Kierkegaard in a few forty-one various languages. half II, which covers Tomes VI-VII, is devoted to shorter, person bibliographies equipped in accordance with particular figures who're ultimately suitable for Kierkegaard. The aim has been to create the main exhaustive bibliography of Kierkegaard literature attainable, and therefore the bibliography isn't constrained to any particular period of time yet in its place spans the whole background of Kierkegaard reports.
By Denise Gallo
Giochino Rossini: A study and knowledge Guide is designed as a device for these starting to examine the lifestyles and works of Gioachino Rossini in addition to if you desire to discover past the demonstrated biographies and commentaries. the 1st version was once released in 2001, and represented a survey of a few 878 courses in relation to the composer’s existence and works. the second one variation is revised and up to date to incorporate the greater than one hundred fifty books and articles written within the box of Rossini reports due to the fact that then. Contents diversity from assets released within the early many years of the 19th century to works at the moment in growth. normal topic components comprise Rossini's biography, ancient and analytical stories of his operatic and non-operatic compositions, his own institutions, and the reassessment of his position within the improvement of nineteenth-century music.
By Pete Greasley
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By Samuel Totten
This quantity is constructed from over 2,300 annotations on a wide range of concerns and themes germane to the topic of forestalling the atrocities of genocide and handling those conflicts once they do come up.
Samuel Totten brings jointly in a single entire assortment the learn and findings in a number of fields, comparable to political technology, sociology, background, and psychology, to permit experts in genocide reports, peace stories, and clash answer to learn from the insights of a various variety of students and foster an figuring out of ways many of the parts of genocide reports attach. one of the issues integrated are:
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By Arthur P. Young
This bibliography presents stronger entry to the richly various and culturally major writings at the historical past of upper schooling in American existence. long ago, graduate point study in this topic within the type of doctoral dissertations and masters theses has been ignored by means of historians. This booklet is helping carry those works to the fore. Higer schooling in American existence displays the breadth and diversity of impacts that have characterised the heritage of educational associations, together with curricula, athletics, personalities, and disciplines. this handy source is split into elements; citations within the first half are prepared alphabetically via kingdom and subdivided via establishment, and the second one half includes topical stories arrayed below sixty nine headings.