"This book includes several hundred photographs, many published for the first time."--Dust jacket.
Lewis Morley is called "The Man Who Shot the Sixties," and this collection of his black-and-white photography shows why. Dudley Moore, Charlotte Rampling, Brian Epstein, Franois Truffaut: the decade is here, in the style that earned Morley a place among the century's most adept chroniclers. A series of nude portraits of actress Christine Keeler, taken at the height of the scandal that brought down British MP John Profumo, is as much history as art. "I always seem to have been in the right place at the right time," says the photographer. In a career that spanned fashion layouts, advertising, and celebrity portraits, Morley's favorite assignments were for magazines, because of the spontaneity involved. "I like magazine work because it's quick and it's urgent so it relies on an emotional response to a subject, rather than in advertising where everything is minutely planned and you spend more time in meetings than taking photographs," he recalls. His feelings show in street scenes that recall Cartier-Bresson.
An American Scientist on the Research Frontier is the first scholarly study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley. In part, it is the long-overdue story of a man who lent his name to the Michelson and Morley Ether-Drift Experiment, and who conclusively established the atomic weight of oxygen. It is also the untold story of science in provincial America: what Hamerla presents as science on the "American research frontier". This important examination of Morley’s struggle for personal and professional legitimacy extends and transforms our understanding of science during a foundational period, and leads to a number of unique conclusions that are vital to the literature and historiography of science. By revealing important aspects of the scientific culture of the American heartland, An American Scientist on the Research Frontier deepens our understanding of an individual scientist and of American science more broadly. In so doing, Hamerla changes the way we approach and understand the creation of scientific knowledge, scientific communities, and the history of science itself.
This sociological study details the nature of the Pentecostal movement in Colombia, the comparative pattering of precedent conditions in a regional system and among individuals, the comparative internal structure of the movement and its reflection in the membership, and the consequences of the movement's emergence and survival on municipios and individuals.
Designed for students, academics and the general reader alike, Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging provides theoretical and empirical insights into the linkages between sexualities and forms of desire, and ways of belonging and relating to others in specific contexts and moments in time. Opening with a substantial introduction by one of the editors, this collection of thirteen essays is organised into three parts, each section making important contributions to contemporary debates regarding the sexual politics of citizenship, marriage, friendship, pornography, intimacies, eroticism and desire. As such, the essays introduce fresh perspectives for thinking about how individuals construct senses of belonging and modes of relating to others in their everyday lives, within the disciplinary frameworks of sociology, organisational analysis and cultural studies. As well, the volume analyses representations of desire and eroticism in British Pop Art, trauma and feminist fiction, polyamory self-help literature, Hollywood films, and sociological and psychoanalytic theory. Analytical insights offered within these essays will do much to stimulate debate about aspects of the socially and historically constituted relationship between desire and sexuality. Because of the diverse approaches and conclusions it contains, the volume will be essential reading for anyone interested in engaging with inter- and multidisciplinary perspectives in order to understand the dynamics between constructions of desire and belonging, and discourses of gender, sex and sexuality.
Bronwyn Trotters ‘Cedar Creek’ – Book Two of The Trappers Promise trilogy, continues the intriguing story of Sarah Cole: A trapper, born and raised in the wilds of the Rockies. Winter has arrived with a vengeance! The trappers have left the mountain to get paid for their skins so they can get supplies to see them through next year’s trapping, but Sarah hates Cedar Creek. The day she and her son Thomas ride in, she clashes with new sheriff Christian Morgan, a man with a past he is trying hard to keep buried, and they become embroiled in a stormy relationship. Setting up camp on the riverbank below town just like she has done every winter for the past twelve years suits Sarah just fine. But Christian wants to make love to Sarah in a warm bed rather than outside in the cold, after all, he has the bottom floor of Mountain View Lodge all to himself. Christian however, doesn’t know Sarah once owned the lodge - because no-one will tell him anything about her. Convinced Benjamin Crawley murdered her father so he could take ownership of the lodge, Sarah is adamant she will never step foot inside that house - ever again. For the trappers who have promised to look out for Sarah, trouble is always close by. How can simple vermin like river rats, get Sarah in trouble with the law?
Memoirs of the noted British photographer, including chapters on his background, fashion photography, and his time in Australia from 1972. The bulk of the book consists of anecdotes of the 1960s, illustrated by many famous faces. The introduction is by Barry Humphries.
Published fifty years after the premiere of Entertaining Mr Sloane in 1964, and with a new introduction, this anniversary edition offers an opportunity to reappraise Joe Orton's reputation, and the status of his first major play, from a twenty-first century perspective. When it first appeared in the Swinging Sixties, Orton's satire on social and sexual hypocrisy both scandalized and delighted audiences. Its mix of sexuality and violence was explosive. Within a year, the play was being performed around the world and went on to be adapted for film and television, establishing Orton as a major voice and this play as one of the most ground-breaking of the century. This anniversary edition features previously unpublished material from the Joe Orton Archive, an interview with director Nick Bagnall, and an introduction by Emma Parker, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Leicester.
OHIO HISTORIC PLACES DICTIONARY contains all the latest listings on all the recognized Historic Places in the Buckeye State. The entries in the reference work were obtained from the official list of the National Register of Historic Places in Washington DC. The National Register of Historic Places is a government program designed to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate and protect historic and archeological properties. The properties include historic - districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, engineering and culture.OHIO HISTORIC PLACES DICTIONARY is arranged alphabetically by county name. The county arrangement allows patrons to find many historic places by where they live and/or counties they want to research in Ohio. An easy to use Place Index lists the cities and towns alphabetically to locate all the historic places in any town or city in Ohio. This reference work contains photographs that add visual quality to the text.
There are still a few things money can’t buy. Love is one, cool is another. But while love can be left to fate, cool doesn’t need to be. Though it may seem like something you’re born with, cool is actually a code, and you’re holding the key to the code in your hands. It’s all a matter of getting the right facts straight: Why is Jackson Pollock important? What handbag will get you upgraded at the airport? Who is Jacques Derrida and why does he matter? Covering everything from fashion and design to art and philosophy—all in entertaining, fact-filled bites—Nancy MacDonell has assembled the ultimate cheat sheet. In the Know is nothing less than a one-volume guide to navigating life with style and flair.
"John Ingledew: Photography provides a basic introduction for students across the visual arts. This accessible, inspirational guide to creative photography explores the subjects and themes that have always obsessed photographers and explains technique in a clear and simple way. Embracing the whole spectrum of photography from traditional to digital, it introduces the work of the masters of the art as well as showing fresh, dynamic images created by young photographers from all over the world. An essential resource, the book also provides a valuable overview of careers in photography and a comprehensive reference section, including a glossary of technical vocabulary."--BOOK JACKET.
Freetown millennial post-teenager, Matt Pearce, OCD sufferer, educational low-achiever, film fanatic and Jack Kerouac enthusiast, reaches an existential crossroads and finds himself looking back on a life thus far lives of dead-end jobs, binge drinking, encounters with aggressive locals, sessions with therapists.
A must-have guide to the scandalous behavior of politicians around the world. Andy Hughes’s fascinating book guides us through centuries of political abuse—and just plain stupidity. This pocket guide exposes the secret side of politics, including politicians who risked or ruined their own careers for personal gain. Stories include the MP who liked to party hard and be whipped even harder; the prime minister and his hookers; expenses claims for manure; and the US president who called for all gay men to be castrated. Politicians have mixed scandal with eggs, adult movies, helicopters, drugs, shoes, beef burgers, public toilets, mobile phones, rape, turkeys, orgies, and even ice cream. And it’s not just today’s politicians who are embroiled with scandal. This explosive book reveals the questionable behavior of politicians of yesteryear from around the world.
THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Completely fascinating, authoritative and intriguing' William Boyd 'The big bang of Bond books... Beautiful, brilliant' Tony Parsons Goldeneye: the story of Ian Fleming in Jamaica and the creation of British national icon, James Bond. From 1946 until the end of his life, Ian Fleming lived for two months of every year at Goldeneye – the house he built on a point of high land overlooking a small white sand beach on Jamaica’s north coast. All the James Bond novels and stories were written here. Fleming adored the Jamaica he had discovered, at the time an imperial backwater that seemed unchanged from the glory days of the empire. Amid its stunning natural beauty, the austerity and decline of post-war Britain could be forgotten. For Fleming, Jamaica offered the perfect mixture of British old-fashioned conservatism and imperial values, alongside the dangerous and sensual: the same curious combination that made his novels so appealing, and successful. The spirit of the island – its exotic beauty, its unpredictability, its melancholy, its love of exaggeration and gothic melodrama – infuses his writing. Fleming threw himself into the island’s hedonistic Jet Set party scene: Hollywood giants, and the cream of British aristocracy, the theatre, literary society and the secret services spent their time here drinking and bed-hopping. But while the whites partied, Jamaican blacks were rising up to demand respect and self-government. And as the imperial hero James Bond – projecting British power across the world – became ever more anachronistic and fantastical, so his popularity soared. Drawing on extensive interviews with Ian’s family, his Jamaican lover Blanche Blackwell and many other islanders, Goldeneye is a beautifully written, revealing and original exploration of a crucially important part of Ian Fleming’s life and work.
A History of Modern Britain by Andrew Marr confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics. It tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival idealisms, came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, celebrity and self-gratification. In each decade, political leaders think they know what they are doing, but find themselves confounded. Every time, the British people turn out to be stroppier and harder to herd than predicted. Throughout, Britain is a country on the edge – first of invasion, then of bankruptcy, then on the vulnerable front line of the Cold War and later in the forefront of the great opening up of capital and migration now reshaping the world. This history follows all the political and economic stories, but deals too with comedy, cars, the war against homosexuals, Sixties anarchists, oil-men and punks, Margaret Thatcher's wonderful good luck, political lies and the true heroes of British theatre. This edition also includes an extra chapter charting the course from Blair to Brexit.