A Very English Scandal

📒A Very English Scandal ✍ John Preston

✏Book Title : A Very English Scandal
✏Author : John Preston
✏Publisher : Penguin UK
✏Release Date : 2016-05-05
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 9780241973752
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Very English Scandal Book Summary : The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for murder Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons, men with cut-glass accents and gold signet rings are conspiring to murder. It's the late 1960s and homosexuality has only just been legalised, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide. As long as Norman Scott, his beautiful, unstable lover is around, Thorpe's brilliant career is at risk. With the help of his fellow politicians, Thorpe schemes, deceives, embezzles - until he can see only one way to silence Scott for good.

✏Book Title : The Routledge Companion to Media and Scandal
✏Author : Howard Tumber
✏Publisher : Routledge
✏Release Date : 2019-04-18
✏Pages : 524
✏ISBN : 9781351172981
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Routledge Companion to Media and Scandal Book Summary : Howard Tumber is Professor in the Department of Journalism at City, University of London, UK. He is a founder and co-editor of Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism. He has published widely in the field of the sociology of media and journalism. Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, USA. He was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Communication, and he has published widely about news, politics and social change.

📒A Very English Deceit ✍ Malcolm Balen

✏Book Title : A Very English Deceit
✏Author : Malcolm Balen
✏Publisher : HarperCollins UK
✏Release Date : 2002
✏Pages : 282
✏ISBN : 9780007292783
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Very English Deceit Book Summary : The South Sea Bubble was a scandal of immense proportions. Malcolm Balen reveals the full story of corruption and scandal that attended the birth of the first shareholder economy, and with it uncovers a parable for our times.

✏Book Title : The Art of American Screen Acting 1960 to Today
✏Author : Dan Callahan
✏Publisher : McFarland
✏Release Date : 2019-01-31
✏Pages : 232
✏ISBN : 9781476635965
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Art of American Screen Acting 1960 to Today Book Summary : Modern screen acting in English is dominated by two key figures: Method acting guru Lee Strasberg—who taught the “the art of experiencing” over “the art of representing”—and English theater titan Laurence Olivier, who once said of the Method’s immersive approach, “try acting, it’s so much easier.” This book explores in detail the work of such method actors as Al Pacino, Ellen Burstyn, Jack Nicholson and Jane Fonda, and charts the shift away from the more internally focused Strasberg-based acting of the 1970s, and towards the more “external” way of working, exemplified by the career of Meryl Streep in the 1980s.

✏Book Title : British Politics A Very Short Introduction
✏Author : Tony Wright
✏Publisher : OUP Oxford
✏Release Date : 2013-05-30
✏Pages : 152
✏ISBN : 9780191637087
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏British Politics A Very Short Introduction Book Summary : Tony Wright's Very Short Introduction to British Politics is an interpretative essay on the British political system, rather than an abbreviated textbook on how it currently works. He identifies key characteristics and ideas of the British tradition, and investigates what makes British politics distinctive, while emphasizing throughout how these characteristics are reflected in the way the political system functions. Each chapter is organized around a key theme, such as the constitution or political accountability, which is first established and then explored with examples and illustrations. In this new edition Wright considers how the system has recently changed and continues to do so, in light of the coalition government and the fall of New Labour, as well as the impact of the financial crisis and issues such as terrorism and immigration. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

✏Book Title : British Politics A Very Short Introduction
✏Author : Anthony Wright
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2013-05-30
✏Pages : 131
✏ISBN : 9780199661107
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏British Politics A Very Short Introduction Book Summary : An interpretative essay on the British political system looks at the key characteristics and ideas of the British tradition, explores what makes British politics distinctive, and considers how the system continues to evolve.

✏Book Title : Doctor Who Now We Are Six Hundred
✏Author : James Goss
✏Publisher : Random House
✏Release Date : 2017-09-14
✏Pages : 128
✏ISBN : 9781473530935
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Doctor Who Now We Are Six Hundred Book Summary : RETIRING On days I don’t want to Doctor much I worry that I shall lose my touch All that running down those corridors Thwartings of tyrants and dreadful bores Brave rescues from the Foul Monster’s Lair And firm trouncing all the Demons There. Chaos never ends, oh that’s the shame So yes I tire of just one more game. Sometimes when the same old fight begins I fear, just once, I’ll let Evil win. And then, on second thought, perhaps I won’t Because they’re Monsters, and so I don’t. On days like that I don’t think at all That being the Doctor’s so bad after all.

✏Book Title : Doctor Who Rose Target Collection
✏Author : Russell T Davies
✏Publisher : Random House
✏Release Date : 2018-04-05
✏Pages : 208
✏ISBN : 9781473531239
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Doctor Who Rose Target Collection Book Summary : Discover the new Doctor Who classics. “Nice to meet you, Rose. Run for your life!” In a lair somewhere beneath central London, a malevolent alien intelligence is plotting the end of humanity. Shop window dummies that can move – and kill – are taking up key positions, ready to strike. Rose Tyler, an ordinary Londoner, is working her shift in a department store, unaware that this is the most important day of her life. She’s about to meet the only man who understands the true nature of the threat facing Earth, a stranger who will open her eyes to all the wonder and terror of the universe – a traveller in time and space known as the Doctor.

📒The Trudeau Decade ✍ Rick Butler

✏Book Title : The Trudeau decade
✏Author : Rick Butler
✏Publisher : Doubleday Canada ; Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday
✏Release Date : 1979
✏Pages : 398
✏ISBN : UVA:X000036167
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Trudeau decade Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Colonial America A Very Short Introduction
✏Author : Alan Taylor
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2012-11-08
✏Pages : 168
✏ISBN : 9780199987146
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Colonial America A Very Short Introduction Book Summary : In the traditional narrative of American colonial history, early European settlements, as well as native peoples and African slaves, were treated in passing as unfortunate aberrations in a fundamentally upbeat story of Englishmen becoming freer and more prosperous by colonizing an abundant continent of "free land." Over the last generation, historians have broadened our understanding of colonial America by adopting both a trans-Atlantic and a trans-continental perspective, examining the interplay of Europe, Africa, and the Americas through the flow of goods, people, plants, animals, capital, and ideas. In this Very Short Introduction, Alan Taylor presents an engaging overview of the best of this new scholarship. He shows that American colonization derived from a global expansion of European exploration and commerce that began in the fifteenth century. The English had to share the stage with the French, Spanish, Dutch, and Russians, each of whom created alternative Americas. By comparing the diverse colonies of rival empires, Taylor recovers what was truly distinctive about the English enterprise in North America. He focuses especially on slavery as central to the economy, culture, and political thought of the colonists and restores the importance of native peoples to the colonial story. To adapt to the new land, the colonists needed the expertise, guidance, alliance, and trade of the Indians who dominated the interior. This historical approach emphasizes the ability of the diverse natives to adapt to the newcomers and to compel concessions from them. This Very Short Introduction describes an intermingling of cultures and of microbes, plants, and animals--from different continents that was unparalleled in global history. Oxford's Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary Theory to History, and Archaeology to the Bible. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative--yet always balanced and complete--discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in question, demonstrating how the subject has developed and how it has influenced society. Eventually, the series will encompass every major academic discipline, offering all students an accessible and abundant reference library. Whatever the area of study that one deems important or appealing, whatever the topic that fascinates the general reader, the Very Short Introductions series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable.