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NOBODY LOSES ALL THE TIME Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia concluded a remarkable period for filmmaker Sam Peckinpah. It brought to an end a seven-year and seven-film run of masterpieces that included the taboo-breaking ultra-violence of The Wild Bunch..
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Many Americans, holding fast to the American Dream and the promise of equal opportunity, claim that social class doesn't matter. Yet the ways we talk and dress, our interactions with authority figures, the degree of trust we pl..
The cross-buying of financial services has become a global trend as a part of the convergenceof financial services. This trend has recently commenced in East Asian countries, such as Taiwan and Korea, where the tremendous growth of these activities has bee..
Written by acclaimed music journalist Caroline Sullivan, this in-depth, lavishly illustrated exploration of Madonna examines the superstar’s music, style, and cultural influence. Madonna is the top-selling female recording artist of all time, and a fe..
Jack the Ripper: Media, Culture, History collects together some of the best academic work on the most important and sensational murder case of the nineteenth century. Leading scholars in the fields of history, media and cultural studies debate the influenc..
This Dual Format Edition completes the BFI's acclaimed Complete Humphrey Jennings collection making available all the films directed by Britain's greatest filmmakers available on Blu-ray and DVD. The films of Humphrey Jennings have proved hugely influent..
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In its Latin version, it had a strong influence on the Occidental world. The Syriac version had a similar influence on the Orient and is presented here for the first time in an interlinear form: Greek and Syriac, together with a German and an English trans..
Forty percent of the world’s population gains a livelihood from agriculture and we all consume food. Yet control over this fundamental resource is concentrated in relatively few hands. The 2008 food price crisis illustrated both the volatility and vu..