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.
An examination of the role of landscape and cultural identity in the music of Edvard Grieg.
Outlines the complex nature of the Anglo-Irish ruling class, showing how its multi-faceted identity was formed and how it evolved.
An investigation of the growth and influence of the cult of St Edmund, and how it manifested itself in medieval material culture.
Essays dealing with the question of how "sense of place" is constructed, in a variety of locations and media.
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.
First full-length study of the impact of the Gothic Revival across the arts, from literature and architectural theory to houses, furniture and interiors.
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.
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.
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