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'She said she was in the family way': Pregnancy and infancy in modern Ireland

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Book Series: IHR Conference Series ISBN: 9781909646476 Year: Pages: 268 DOI: 10.14296/117.9771909646476 Language: eng
Publisher: University of London Press
Subject: History
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'She said she was in the family way' examines the subject of pregnancy and infancy in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. It draws on exciting and innovative research by early-career and established academics, and consider topics that have been largely ignored by historians in Ireland. The book will make an important contribution to Irish women

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Brave new world: Imperial and democratic nation-building in Britain between the wars

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Book Series: IHR Conference Series ISBN: 9781909646452 Year: Pages: 288 DOI: 10.14296/117.9781909646452 Language: eng
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Subject: History
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After the First World War, Britain faced a number of challenges as it sought to adapt to domestic conditions of mass democracy while maintaining its position in the empire in the face of national independence movements. As politicians at home and abroad sought to legitimize their position, new efforts were made to conceptualize nationality and citizenship, with attempts to engage the public using mass media and greater emphasis on governing in the public interest. Brave New World reappraises the domestic and imperial history of Britain in the inter-war period, investigating how 'nation building' was given renewed impetus by the upheavals of the First World War. The essays in this collection address how new technologies and approaches to governance were used to forge new national identities both at home and in the empire, covering a wide range of issues from the representation of empire on film to the convergence of politics and 'star culture'. The book is an invaluable resource for scholars of British social, political and imperial history, as well as being of interest to the general reader.

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Brazil: Essays on History and Politics

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ISBN: 9781908857613 Year: Pages: 232 Language: eng
Publisher: University of London Press
Subject: History
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Creative Spaces: Urban Culture and Marginality in Latin America

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ISBN: 9781908857699 Year: Pages: 280 Language: eng
Publisher: University of London Press
Subject: History
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Cultures of Anti-Racism in Latin America and the Caribbean

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ISBN: 9781908857729 Year: Pages: 232 Language: eng
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Subject: History
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racism --- politics --- global --- post-racial --- attitudes

Electronic Evidence

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Book Series: OBserving Law ISBN: 9781911507079 Year: Pages: 422 DOI: 10.14296/517.9781911507079 Language: eng
Publisher: University of London Press
Subject: Law
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In this updated edition of the well-established practitioner text, Stephen Mason and Daniel Seng have brought together a team of experts in the field to provide an exhaustive treatment of electronic evidence. This fourth edition continues to follow the tradition in English evidence text books by basing the text on the law of England and Wales, with appropriate citations of relevant case law and legislation from other jurisdictions. Stephen Mason (of the Middle Temple, Barrister) is a leading authority on electronic evidence and electronic signatures, having advised global corporations and governments on these topics. He is also the author of Electronic Signatures in Law and editor of International Electronic Evidence, founding the innovative international open access journal Digital Evidence and Electronic Signatures Law Review in 2004. Stephen is an IALS Associate Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Tartu, Estonia. Daniel Seng (Associate Professor, National University of Singapore) teaches and researches on information technology law, infocommunications law, evidence and procedure, artificial intelligence, machine learning and legal reasoning. His research interests also include empirical legal studies and quantitative research and data analytics on big data sets. Between 2001 and 2003, he was concurrently the Director of Research, Technology Law Development Group at the Singapore Academy of Law. Daniel is also a special consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organization, where he has researched, delivered papers and published monographs on copyright exceptions for academic institutions, music copyright in the Asia Pacific and the liability of Internet intermediaries. He is also a non-residential fellow with the Centre for Legal Informatics (CodeX), Stanford University. This book is also available online at http://ials.sas.ac.uk/digital/humanities-digital-library/observing-law-ials-open-book-service-law.

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Electronic Signatures in Law

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Book Series: OBserving Law ISBN: 9781911507017 Year: Pages: 476 DOI: 10.14296/1116.9781911507017 Language: eng
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Subject: Law
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This fourth edition of the well-established practitioner text sets out what constitutes an electronic signature, the form an electronic signature can take, and discusses the issues relating to evidence - illustrated by analysis of relevant case law and legislation from a wide range of common law and civil law jurisdictions. Stephen Mason is a leading authority on electronic signatures and electronic evidence, having advised global corporations and governments on these topics. He is also the editor of Electronic Evidence and International Electronic Evidence, and he founded the international open-source journal Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review in 2004. This book is also available online at http://ials.sas.ac.uk/digital/humanities-digital-library/observing-law-ials-open-book-service-law.

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jurisdiction --- intent --- case law --- scan --- digital --- data protection --- GDPR

Empty Spaces: perspectives on emptiness in modern history

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Book Series: IHR Conference Series ISBN: 9781909646520 Year: Pages: 226 DOI: 10.14296/919.9781909646520 Language: eng
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Subject: History
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How is emptiness made and what historical purpose does it serve? What cultural, material and natural work goes into maintaining

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space --- place --- absence --- Edward Hopper --- Connemara --- rural --- urban --- air --- sea --- empire --- territory --- Empire Marketing Board

Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights: (Neo)colonialism, Neoliberalism, Resistance and Hope

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ISBN: 9780993110283 Year: Pages: 458 DOI: 10.14296/818.9780993110283 Language: eng
Publisher: University of London Press
Subject: Sociology
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Customers based in the US and Canada, please order from: https://www.sas.ac.uk/envisionthisAmerica Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights: (Neo)colonialism, Neoliberalism, Resistance and Hope is an outcome of a five-year international collaboration among partners that share a common legacy of British colonial laws that criminalise same-sex intimacy and gender identity/expression. The project sought to facilitate learning from each other and to create outcomes that would advance knowledge and social justice. The project was unique, combining research and writing with participatory documentary filmmaking. This visionary politics infuses the pages of the anthology. The chapters are bursting with invaluable first hand insights from leading activists at the forefront of some of the most fiercely fought battlegrounds of contemporary sexual politics in India, the Caribbean and Africa. As well, authors from Canada, Botswana and Kenya examine key turning points in the advancement of SOGI issues at the United Nations, and provide critical insights on LGBT asylum in Canada. Authors also speak to a need to reorient and decolonise queer studies, and turn a critical gaze northwards from the Global South. It is a book for activists and academics in a range of disciplines from postcolonial and sexualities studies to filmmaking, as well as for policy-makers and practitioners committed to envisioning, and working for, a better future. Customers in the USA and Canada can purchase the book from here: https://bit.ly/2KBk0V2

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The Family Firm: Monarchy, Mass Media and the British Public, 1932-53

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Book Series: New Historical Perspectives ISBN: 9781909646957 Year: Pages: 446 DOI: 10.14296/1019.9781909646957 Language: eng
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Subject: History
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The Family Firm presents the first major historical analysis of the transformation of the royal household

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