The Last Isle

Author: Sheng-mei Ma
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1783483407
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Explores the affective toll of Taiwan’s geographical and political proximity to China through a critical analysis of contemporary Taiwanese film and culture. It examines the complex, precarious relationship between the sovereign state of Taiwan and China in order to consider what this might mean global anxiety around the growing power of China.
The Last Isle
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Sheng-mei Ma
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-09 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Explores the affective toll of Taiwan’s geographical and political proximity to China through a critical analysis of contemporary Taiwanese film and culture. It examines the complex, precarious relationship between the sovereign state of Taiwan and China in order to consider what this might mean global anxiety around the growing power
The Last Merlin
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: R. Matthew Jocks-Warren
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-02 - Publisher: Lulu.com

War has come to Britain. The High King Ambrose is too old and infirmed to continue his duties, leaving men to wonder who will succeed him. Will it be the Christian, Gorlois, Duke of Cornewall, or will it be the relentless tyrant, Lot of the Orkneys? There is a third
The Last Isle
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Sheng-Mei Ma
Categories: Motion pictures
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-21 - Publisher:

Explores the affective toll of Taiwan s geographical and political proximity to China through a critical analysis of contemporary Taiwanese film and culture. It examines the complex, precarious relationship between the sovereign state of Taiwan and China in order to consider what this might mean global anxiety around the growing
Artifacts
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Mary Anna Evans
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-31 - Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Inc

Faye Longchamp has lost nearly everything except for her quick mind and a grim determination to hang onto her ancestral home, Joyeuse, a moldering plantation hidden along the Florida coast. No one knows how Faye’s great-great-grandmother Cally, a newly freed slave barely out of her teens, came to own Joyeuse
Braving Home
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jake Halpern
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-10 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A journalist visits five of America’s disaster-zone towns and the devoted residents who chose to stay despite hellish conditions. As a young reporter, Jake Halpern became obsessed with stories about "some outlandish and often hellish place inhabited by a handful of stalwarts who refused to leave." His fellow reporters joked