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Athlone Press

UK publisher founded in 1948 as the press of the University of London. The company was acquired, in turn, by the printers Bemrose in 1979, Brian Southam in 1981, and the Continuum ...

Athlone Press

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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... Press UK publisher founded in 1948 as the press of the University of London. The company was acquired, in turn, by the printers *Bemrose in 1979 , Brian Southam in 1981 , and the Continuum Publishing Group in 2001 . Angus...

Athlone Press

Athlone Press  

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UK publisher founded in 1948 as the press of the University of London. The company was acquired, in turn, by the printers Bemrose in 1979, Brian Southam in 1981, and the Continuum Publishing Group in ...
Desmond Egan

Desmond Egan  

(1936– ),Irish poet, born in Athlone, County West Meath, educated at University College, Dublin, afterwards becoming a teacher. In 1972 he founded the Goldsmith Press, which has since produced many ...
Egan, Desmond

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The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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2003
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...Desmond ( 1936 – ) , poet and publisher. Born in Athlone, Co. Westmeath, and educated at St Patrick's College, Maynooth, he taught until 1987 . He founded the Goldsmith Press in 1972 , and edited Era , an occasional literary magazine, from 1974 . His poetry collections include Midland ( 1972 ), Leaves ( 1974 ), Siege! ( 1976 ), Athlone? ( 1980 ), Seeing Double ( 1983 ), Collected Poems ( 1983 , 1984 ), Poems for Peace ( 1986 ), A Song for my Father ( 1989 ), Peninsula ( 1992 ), and Famine ( 1997 ). The Death of Metaphor ( 1990 )...

Egan, Desmond

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

...Desmond ( 1936–  ), Irish poet , born in Athlone, County West Meath, educated at University College, Dublin, afterwards becoming a teacher. In 1972 he founded the Goldsmith Press, which has since produced many editions, principally of poetry by Irish authors, including Patrick Kavanagh: The Complete Poems (edited by Peter Kavanagh , 1984 ). Egan's first collection of poetry, Midland ( 1973 ), was followed by subsequent volumes including Song for My Father ( 1989 ), Seeing Double ( 1991 ), and In the Holocaust of Autumn ( 1994 ); Collected...

Caton‐Thompson, Gertrude

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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...later prehistoric sites in southern Arabia just before WW2. This was the last of her fieldwork, although later publications include The tombs and moon temple of Hureidha (Hadhramaut) ( 1944 , London: Society of Antiquaries) and Kharga Oasis in prehistory ( 1952 , London: Athlone Press). She received an honorary doctorate from Cambridge University, and was an Honorary Fellow of Newnham College, Cambridge. She was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1939 . Abio.: 1983, Mixed memoirs . London: Paradigm...

Bentham, Jeremy

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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...The Athlone Press, 1977. Bentham, Jeremy . An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation , edited by J. H. Burns and H. L. A. Hart . London: The Athlone Press, 1970. Reprinted in paperback with a new introduction by F. Rosen. Oxford, U.K.: Clarendon Press, 1996. Bentham, Jeremy , Of Laws in General , edited by H. L. A. Hart . London: The Athlone Press, 1970. Bentham Project Web site, http://www-server.bcc.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/ . Blackstone, William , Commentaries on the Laws of England . 4 vols., Oxford, U.K.: Clarendon Press,...

Austin, John 

Austin, John  (1790–1859)   Reference library

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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2009
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Law, History
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610 words

...Province of Jurisprudence Determined . Edited by Wilfrid E. Rumble . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Morison, W. L. John Austin . London: Arnold, 1982. Rumble, Wilfrid E. Doing Austin Justice: The Reception of John Austin's Philosophy of Law in Nineteenth-century England . London: Continuum, 2005. Rumble, Wilfrid E. The Thought of John Austin: Jurisprudence, Colonial Reform, and the British Constitution . London and Dover, N.H.: Athlone Press, 1985. Michael...

Grote, George

Grote, George (1794–1871)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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...Alexander Bain and G. Croom Robertson . London: J. Murray, 1872. Secondary Works Clarke, M. L. George Grote: A Biography . London: Athlone Press, 1962. Includes a complete bibliography of Grote's writings. Grote, Harriet . The Personal Life of George Grote . 2nd ed. London: J. Murray, 1873. Hamburger, Joseph . “George Grote.” In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , vol. 24, pp. 104–110. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Momigliano, Arnaldo . George Grote and the Study of Greek History. Inaugural lecture, University College, London. London: H. K....

Kagame, Abbe Alexis

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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.... Brussels: Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales, 1956. Masolo, D. A . African Philosophy in Search of Identity . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994. Mudimbe, V. Y . The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988. Mudimbe, V. Y . Tales of Faith: Religion as Political Performance in Central Africa . London: Athlone Press, 1997. Tempels, Placide . Bantu Philosophy . Paris: Présence Africaine, 1959. D. A....

Anglo-Japanese Alliance

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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...the others' rights in the Pacific. [ See also Boxer Rebellion ; Japan, subentry Japanese Foreign Relations ; Russo-Japanese War ; and Washington Naval Conference . ] Bibliography Nish, Ian . Alliance in Decline: A Study in Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1908–23 . London: Athlone Press, 1972. Richly documented sequel to The Anglo-Japanese Alliance . Nish, Ian . The Anglo-Japanese Alliance: Diplomacy of Two Island Empires, 1894–1907 . London: University of London, 1966. The classic treatment by the preeminent specialist on the alliance. Nish, Ian , and ...

Juvenal

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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...Braund . Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004. Latin text and English translation. Secondary Works Anderson, William S. Essays on Roman Satire . Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1982. Braund, S. H. Beyond Anger: A Study of Juvenal's Third Book of Satires . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Courtney, Edward . A Commentary on the Satires of Juvenal . London: Athlone Press, 1980. Keane, Catherine . Figuring Genre in Roman Satire . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Scott, Inez Gertrude . The Grand Style in...

Martial

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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...University of Chicago Press, 2007. Henriksén, Christer . Martial, Book IX: A Commentary . 2 vols. Uppsala, Sweden: S. Academiae Ubsaliensis, 1998–1999. Howell, Peter . A Commentary on Book One of the “Epigrams” of Martial . London: Athlone Press, 1980. Kay, N. M. Martial Book XI: A Commentary . New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. Spisak, Art L. Martial: A Social Guide . London: Duckworth, 2007. Sullivan, J. P. Martial, the Unexpected Classic: A Literary and Historical Study . Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1991. Vioque, Guillermo...

Refrigeration

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
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768 words

...strides were made in the mechanical cooling and freezing of perishable goods—medical items as well as foodstuffs—and in air conditioning. [ See also Foodstuffs Trade .] Davies, Peter N. Fyffes and the Banana: Musa Sapientum, a Centenary History, 1888–1988 . London: Athlone Press, 1990. Friedland, Klaus , ed. Maritime Food Transport . Cologne, Germany: Böhlau, 1994. Harmer, F. E. The Refrigerated Cargo Liner . Journal of the Institute of Transport 28 (1959): 105–111. Jarvis, Adrian . The Nineteenth Century Roots of Globalization: Some...

Levinas, Emmanuel

Levinas, Emmanuel (1906–1995)   Reference library

Seán Hand

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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2014
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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...Judaism . Translated by Seán Hand . London: Athlone, 1990. Existence and Existents . Translated by Alphonso Lingis . Dordrecht, The Netherlands, and Boston: Kluwer, 1988. The Levinas Reader . Edited by Seán Hand . Oxford: Blackwell, 1989. Otherwise than Being, or Beyond Essence . Translated by Alphonso Lingis . Pittsburgh, Pa.: Duquesne University Press, 1998. Outside the Subject . Translated by Michael B. Smith . London: Athlone, 1993. Proper Names . Translated by Michael B. Smith . London: Athlone, 1996. Time and the Other . Translated by Richard...

Mudimbe, Valentin

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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2010
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...V. Y . Parables and Fables: Exegesis, Textuality, and Politics in Central Africa . Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1991. Mudimbe, V. Y . The Surreptitious Speech: Présence Africaine and the Politics of Otherness 1947–1987 . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. Mudimbe, V. Y . Tales of Faith: Religion as Political Performance in Central Africa . London: Athlone Press, 1997. D. A....

Sebele I

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Dictionary of African Biography

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2011
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...non-Christian, had two wives, and left contending heirs to his chieftaincy. He died on 23 January 1911 . [ See also Bathoen I ; Khama III ; Sechele I ; and Rhodes, Cecil John . ] bibliography Schapera, I. Tribal Innovators: Tswana Chiefs and Social Change . London: Athlone Press, 1970. Many scattered references to Sebele’s initiatives as chief. morton ...

Graves, Robert von Ranke

Graves, Robert von Ranke (1895–1985)   Reference library

The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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... Martin Seymour-Smith has called him “a kind of prophet of ‘the Return of the Goddess.’ ” Nick Freeman Further Reading Hutton, Ronald . The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Kirkham, Michael . “The White Goddess.” In The Poetry of Robert Graves . London: Athlone, 1969, 193–240. (Riding) Jackson, Laura . The Word “Woman” & Other Related Writings . Elizabeth Friedmann and Alan J. Clark , eds. New York: Persea Books, 1993. Seymour-Smith, Martin . Robert Graves: His Life & Work . London:...

Legal Anthropology

Legal Anthropology   Reference library

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
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1,192 words

... Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 7 (2001): 95–116. An overview of Anglo-American legal anthropology. Nader, Laura , and Harry F. Todd , eds. The Disputing Process—Law in Ten Societies . New York: Columbia University Press, 1978. Important case studies. Rouland, Norbert . Legal Anthropology . London: Athlone Press, 1994. A useful historical overview of the field. Keebet von...

Shipping Conferences and Cartels

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
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...reprinted in 1969 by Greenwood Press. Royal Commission on Shipping Rings. Report of the Royal Commission on Shipping Rings and Deferred Rebates . London: HMSO, 1909. Sturmey, S. G. British Shipping and World Competition . London: Athlone, 1962. A classic work in economic history. U.S. Congress, House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Report of the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries on Steamship Agreements and Affiliations in the American Foreign and Domestic Trade . Washington, D.C., 63d Congress, 2d session, 1913–1914, Document 805....

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