The Battle for Syria, 1918-1920
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 261

The Battle for Syria, 1918-1920

Relates how the British, aided by Arab insurgents and the French, defeated the Turks, although not without difficulty, and captured northern Palestine and most of Syria.

Boydell Press
  • Language: en

Boydell Press

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Grieg
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 246

Grieg

An examination of the role of landscape and cultural identity in the music of Edvard Grieg.

The Anglo-Irish Experience, 1680-1730
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 225

The Anglo-Irish Experience, 1680-1730

Outlines the complex nature of the Anglo-Irish ruling class, showing how its multi-faceted identity was formed and how it evolved.

The Cult of St Edmund in Medieval East Anglia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 292

The Cult of St Edmund in Medieval East Anglia

An investigation of the growth and influence of the cult of St Edmund, and how it manifested itself in medieval material culture.

Making Sense of Place
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 348

Making Sense of Place

Essays dealing with the question of how "sense of place" is constructed, in a variety of locations and media.

Music in Vienna
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 277

Music in Vienna

The image of Vienna as a musical city is a familiar one. This book explores the history of music in Vienna, focussing on three different epochs, 1700, 1800 and 1900.

Georgian Gothic
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 282

Georgian Gothic

First full-length study of the impact of the Gothic Revival across the arts, from literature and architectural theory to houses, furniture and interiors.

War and Games
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 331

War and Games

These comparative studies focus on the relationship between war and games in an effort to achieve an understanding of the phenomenon of war, in order ultimately to avoid it.

A History of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 218

A History of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Christ Church cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in a catholic country. Musical and archival sources (the most extensive for any Irish cathedral) provide a unique perspective on the history of music in Ireland.