Author: Terry Wyke
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Public Sculpture of Greater Manchester is a complete catalog and illustrated guide to all of Greater Manchester's public sculptures and monuments. Manchester historian Terry Wyke provides detailed individual entries for each sculpture featured, including information about the artist and the commissioning agent, date of installation, and the sculpture's historical and artistic significance. More than 350 black-and-white photographs reveal the diversity and beauty of Manchester's many public monuments. The eighth volume in Liverpool University Press's highly acclaimed and prize-winning Public Sculpture of Britain series, Public Sculpture of Greater Manchester will be an incomparable resource for both armchair and actual travelers, as well as for English historians and art scholars alike. "These are excellent volumes in an outstanding and continuing series, one of the most original and important such projects under way. They set an international standard for the recording and publication of public sculpture."—Judging panel, 2003 William MB Berger Prize for British Art History, on the Public Sculpture of Britain series
Author: J. P. Parry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 1989-03-02
An account of how the various religious and educational issues tackled by politicians led to the fall of Gladstone's first liberal party government in 1874 and to an identity crisis for British Liberalism.
Author: Tod E. Jones
Publisher: Lexington Books
Release Date: 2003-01-01
The Broad Church: A Biography of a Movement is an account of the origins and directions of the Broad Church liberal movement of the 19th century. Author Tod Jones provides readers with a unique approach to the movement, illuminating the complex web of friendships and mutual influences that made it such a social and cultural power in Victorian England, as well as providing a comparative analysis of its principal thinkers.
Author: Frederik L. Schodt
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Release Date: 2012-12-04
Genre: Performing Arts
Looks at Professor Risley's introduction of the Western-style circus to Japan in 1864 and his subsequent tours of the country with the Imperial Japanese Troupe of acrobats, an encounter that opened both cultures to one another.