Recently scholars have begun to reassess the ancient scientific value of Plutarch's natural philosophical writings. Natural Spectaculars aims to give further impetus to this project by treating several aspects of Plutarch’s natural philosophy that have not been explored before.
This book articulates in an affirmative manner what education still could mean in an era after school, and also what images might mean in an era in which screens are omnipresent, both for teachers and education researchers.
Everyday Life Practices of Muslims in Europe explores how Muslims give meaning to Islam on a day-to-day basis. The contributions look at concrete practices, identities, memories, and normalities in daily Muslim life and provide insights to the complexities of identities.
Memory, Comics and Post-War Constructions of British Girlhood
Girls' comics were a major genre from the 1950s onward in Britain and the most popular titles sold between 800,000 and a million copies a week. Remembered Reading is a readers’ history that explores the genre, and memories of those comics, looking at how and why this rich history has been forgotten.
The engagement of Gilles Deleuze with psychoanalysis has led to the development of a remarkable and highly influential theory about human desire. The most systematic account of this theory, crucial for anyone interested in the work of Deleuze and Félix Guattari, can be found in the discussion of the dynamic genesis of sense.
This book brings together many of the world's leading theorists of multinational justice to analyze two of the most frequent areas of debate and dispute in multinational federations: recognition and redistribution.
Photography and Representations of the Past in European Art after 1989
In Images Performing History, Katarzyna Ruchel-Stockmans offers a discussion of contemporary art practices that question received notions of historical representations after the pivotal changes of 1989 in Europe.
n accessible essays written by theater and music scholars, performers, directors, conservators, and administrators from Europe and the United States, new methods are advanced to reactivate the theatrical past.
This volume offers the first critical edition of the newly discovered Aulularia (1629), which exists in a sole copy, and the fragments of Mater-Virgo (1621), which adapts Plautus' Amphitryo to show the Nativity of Jesus. The introduction offers reconstructions of Susanna (based on Casina) and Asinaria (1625).