Francis Bacon: Revelations

Francis Bacon: Revelations

'Must surely be the definitive life of Francis Bacon ... A biography that no Bacon fan - or indeed foe - can afford to overlook ... Mesmerising' THE TIMES 'A magnificent triumph ... I was captivated by every line' OBSERVER

Mark Stevens; Annalyn Swan

  • William Collins
  • 9780007298426
  • 976 pages
  • €13.59
  • Paperback / softback
  • United Kingdom
  • Biography: arts & entertainment

The Graveyard in Literature: Liminality and Social Critique

The Graveyard in Literature: Liminality and Social Critique

This volume focuses on literary and other cultural texts that use the graveyard as a liminal space within which received narratives and social values can be challenged, and new and empowering perspectives on the present articulated.

Aoileann Ni Eigeartaigh

  • Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • 9781527575967
  • 385 pages
  • Hardback
  • United Kingdom
  • Literature & literary studies

The Early Modern World, 1450-1750: Seeds of Modernity

The Early Modern World, 1450-1750: Seeds of Modernity

The Early Modern World, 1450-1750: Seeds of Modernity takes a distinctive approach to global history and enables a holistic view of the world during this period,without prioritizing any one nation or region. It guides students towards an understanding of how different empires, nations, communities and individuals constructed, contested and were touched by major trends and events. Its thematic structure covers politics, technology, economics, the environment and intellectual and religious worldviews.

John C. Corbally (Diablo Valley College, USA); Dr Casey J. Sullivan (University of California Davis, USA)

  • Bloomsbury Academic
  • 9781474277730
  • 320 pages
  • Paperback / softback
  • United Kingdom
  • General & world history

Denis Burkitt: A Cancer, the Virus, and the Prevention of Man-Made Diseases

Denis Burkitt: A Cancer, the Virus, and the Prevention of Man-Made Diseases

This biography of Dr. Denis Parsons Burkitt, after whom the childhood cancer Burkitt's lymphoma was named, and who was a pioneer of the dietary fiber movement, paints a personal but holistic portrait of both the man and his life's work.

John H. Cummings

  • Springer Nature Switzerland AG
  • 9783030885625
  • 290 pages
  • Hardback
  • Switzerland
  • History of medicine

Digital Towns: Accelerating and Measuring the Digital Transformation of Rural Societies and Economies

Digital Towns: Accelerating and Measuring the Digital Transformation of Rural Societies and Economies

This open access book explores the digital transformation of small and rural towns, in particular, how to measure the evolution and development of digital towns.

Theo Lynn; Pierangelo Rosati; Edel Conway; Declan Curran; Grace Fox; Colm O'Gorman

  • Springer Nature Switzerland AG
  • 9783030912499
  • 234 pages
  • Paperback / softback
  • Switzerland
  • Business & management

Digital Towns: Accelerating and Measuring the Digital Transformation of Rural Societies and Economies

Digital Towns: Accelerating and Measuring the Digital Transformation of Rural Societies and Economies

This open access book explores the digital transformation of small and rural towns, in particular, how to measure the evolution and development of digital towns.

Theo Lynn; Pierangelo Rosati; Edel Conway; Declan Curran; Grace Fox; Colm O'Gorman

  • Springer Nature Switzerland AG
  • 9783030912468
  • 234 pages
  • Hardback
  • Switzerland
  • Business & management

The Early Modern World, 1450-1750: Seeds of Modernity

The Early Modern World, 1450-1750: Seeds of Modernity

The Early Modern World, 1450-1750: Seeds of Modernity takes a distinctive approach to global history and enables a holistic view of the world during this period,without prioritizing any one nation or region. It guides students towards an understanding of how different empires, nations, communities and individuals constructed, contested and were touched by major trends and events. Its thematic structure covers politics, technology, economics, the environment and intellectual and religious worldviews.

John C. Corbally (Diablo Valley College, USA); Dr Casey J. Sullivan (University of California Davis, USA)

  • Bloomsbury Academic
  • 9781474277747
  • 320 pages
  • Hardback
  • United Kingdom
  • General & world history

Cult of a Dark Hero: Nicholson of Delhi

Cult of a Dark Hero: Nicholson of Delhi

In September 1857, a member of a religious sect killed himself on hearing the news that the object of his devout observance, Nikal Seyn, had died. Nikal Seyn was, in fact, John Nicholson, the leader of the British assault that recovered Delhi at the turning-point of the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Stuart Flinders

  • Bloomsbury Academic
  • 9781350254862
  • 256 pages
  • Paperback / softback
  • United Kingdom
  • Biography: historical, political & military

Challenges to the Global Issue of End of Life Care: Training and Implementing Change

Challenges to the Global Issue of End of Life Care: Training and Implementing Change

This book addresses the problems faced by people and hospitals dedicated to providing optimal end-of-life care and asks whether ethicists can function as experts on this subject.

Pierre Mallia; Nathan Emmerich; Bert Gordijn; Francesca Pistoia

  • Springer Nature Switzerland AG
  • 9783030863852
  • 248 pages
  • Hardback
  • Switzerland
  • Bio-ethics