English Romantic Writers and the West Country is a genuinely groundbreaking study of Romanticism in relation to the landscape, literature and history of England's West Country. Appearing at a moment when devolution has energised creativity and criticism in Scotland and Wales the book is timely, its claims urgent.
It’s the ACT’s turn. No longer considered a “regional” test and accepted at all four-year colleges throughout the United States, it’s the most popular college admissions test in the country. More than 1.8 million students from the class of 2013 took it.
A vivid and evocative collection of eyewitness accounts, diaries, reportage and scraps of memory from men, women and children who lived through the dark days of World War II. Lavishly illustrated with newspaper pictures and personal photos, the book shows what life was like for millions of ordinary people throughout the war--men and women in the services, those who stayed at home, children billeted with strangers in the country and of course the spirit and suffering of the Blitz. It brilliantly captures the sights, smells, sounds and voices of the country at war sixty years ago.
First published in 1739, The Scots Magazine is the world’s most widely-read Scottish interest title, which has evolved into a colourful, authoritative, thought-provoking monthly periodical with many thousands of readers worldwide. It’s a blend of in-depth articles and shorter pieces about Scotland past, present and future. The country and its culture are well represented, reflecting the many facets of the nation: the people, outdoors, events, music, wildlife and history.
The history of the United States is in crucial respects the history of a developing country, not only in its transition from agriculture and commercial colonies to an industrial nation, but in modern times and the foreseeable future as well. These seven essays are primarily concerned with the U.S. as a developing country in the early twentieth century, undergoing stages of development from competitive capitalism to corporate capitalism, and from industrial to "postindustrial" society.
This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through their continued interactions with their own culture back home, in the host country, in similar diaspora elsewhere, and with the various "new" cultures of the receiving country. This collection focuses on two broad political and social contexts: the established Latino communities in urban settings in North America and newer Latin American communities in Europe and the Middle East.
Canada's History features beautifully illustrated, factual, well-written articles on every aspect of Canada's past and how it’s shaped today. Six times a year, the magazine tells the ongoing story of this country and its industrious and spirited people. Rediscover Canada with stories that surprise and entertain you.