Papers from the international seminar Ambiti geografici e dimensioni temporali nella storia del diritto: esperienze e percorsi di ricerca, held at the Scuola Superiore Giacomo Leopardi, Università di Macerata, on 20th and 21st June 2013.
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Author: Michael Gorman, Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR., American Library Association
The 1998 Revision includes all changes and corrections authorized by the Joint Steering Committee for Revision of AACR since 1988, including Amendments authorized through 1997.
The Body Hunter
Author: Najat El Hachmi
Publisher: Profile Books
Isabel is a young Catalan woman from a conventional family. She makes her living cleaning - in a pizza factory at night, and in the home of a middle-aged writer during the day. But she's hiding a secret life: one filled with multiple sexual partners and dangerous erotic encounters. When she goes to clean the writer's house, she gradually begins to tell him more about this side of her, until he becomes the confidant to her very darkest secrets. She trusts him - he is the only man she knows who does not try to sleep with her. But as their relationship develops, she becomes more dependent on his advice and understanding, eventually revealing the complicated sadnesses that drive her reckless behaviour.
The Last Patriarch
Author: Najat El Hachmi
Publisher: Profile Books
The Last Patriarch is narrated by the daughter of Mimoun Driouch - the patriarch of the title - from his birth to her entrance into university. Mimoun believes that life on his parents' land is not his destiny" and so we follow his journey from rural Morocco to urban Catalua. Mimoun's own violent nature and paranoia leads to frustration and rage, which he duly takes out on his wife and children. "This was not his destiny - this phrase is repeated almost like a mantra for Mimoun, who truly believes he is meant for great things. However, as the years pass, it begins to sound hollow; he does not escape the limitations of the role assigned to him by the patriarchal system, but his daughter will. El Hachmi looks at the role of women within a patriarchal culture while tackling more contemporary issues such as immigration and integration, as well as the fractured identity that results from having roots in two very distinct cultures. It is at once a powerful saga of a Moroccan family and a story of a girl's struggle to find her own identity and break free of a domineering father.
The Multilingual City
Author: Dr. Lid King, Lorna Carson
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
This book is an exploration of the vitality of multilingualism and of its critical importance in and for contemporary cities. It examines how the city has emerged as a key driver of the multilingual future, a concentration of different, changing cultures which somehow manage to create a new identity. The book uses the recent LUCIDE multilingual city reports as a basis for discussion and analysis, and deals with both societal and individual multilingualism in a way that draws on the full range of their historical, contemporary, visual/audible, psychological, educational and policy-oriented aspects. The book will be of interest to students and researchers of multilingualism, migration studies, European Studies, anthropology, sociology and urbanism.
Life Is a Dream/La Vida Es Sueño
Author: Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Stanley Appelbaum
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Presents a bilingual version of the classic seventeenth-century Spanish play about an imprisoned prince who is returned to the outside world.
The 100 mile city
Author: Deyan Sudjic
Author: IRWIN AUTOR SHAW, Ronald Searle
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
Author: María Elena Martínez
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Genealogical Fictions examines how the state, church, Inquisition, and other institutions in colonial Mexico used the Spanish notion of limpieza de sangre (purity of blood) over time and how the concept's enduring religious, genealogical, and gendered meanings came to shape the region's patriotic and racial ideologies.
Apolline Project Vol. 1
Author: Ferdinando De Simone, Girolamo De Simone, Roger T. Macfarlane
Publisher: Girolamo F. De Simone
Forms of Nationhood
Author: Richard Helgerson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
What have poems and maps, law books and plays, ecclesiastical polemics and narratives of overseas exploration to do with one another? By most accounts, very little. They belong to different genres and have been appropriated by scholars in different disciplines. But, as Richard Helgerson shows in this ambitious and wide-ranging study, all were part of an extraordinary sixteenth- and seventeenth-century enterprise: the project of making England.
The Splendor of Portugal
Author: António Lobo Antunes, Rhett McNeil
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
From the author The New Yorker hails as “one of the most skillful psychological portraitists writing anywhere.” The Splendor of Portugal’s four narrators are members of a once well-to-do family whose plantation was lost in the Angolan War of Independence; the matriarch of this unhappiest of clans and her three adult children speak in a nightmarish, remorseless gush to give us the details of their grotesque family life. Like a character out of Faulkner’s decayed south, the mother clings to the hope that her children will come back, save her from destitution, and restore the family’s imagined former glory. The children, for their part, haven’t seen each other in years, and in their isolation are tormented by feverish memories of Angola. The vitriol and self-hatred of the characters know no bounds, for they are at once victims and culprits, guilty of atrocities committed in the name of colonialism as well as the cruel humiliations and betrayals of their own kin. Antunes again proves that he is the foremost stylist of his generation, a fearless investigator into the worst excesses of the human animal.
Andreas Capellanus on Love
Author: Andreas Capellanus
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
The De Amore of Andreas Capellanus (André the Chaplain), composed in France in the 1180s, is celebrated as the first comprehensive discussion of theory of courtly love. The book is believed to have been intended to portray conditions at Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine's court at Poitiers between 1170 and 1174, and written the request of her daughter, Countess Marie of Troyes. As such, it is important for its connections to themes of contemporary Latin lyric, in troubadour poetry and in the French romances of Chrétien de Troyes. Thereafter its influence spread throughout Western Europe, so that the treatise is of fundamental importance for students of medieval and renaissance English, French, Italian and Spanish. In this comprehensive edition, P.G. Walsh includes Trojel's Latin text with his own facing English translation with explanatory notes, commentary and indexes, along with introduction which sets the treatise in its contemporary context and assesses its purpose and importance.