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The British version of cultural studies was developed in the 1950s and 1960s mainly under the influence of Richard Hoggart, E. P. Thompson, Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and others at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at the University of Birmingham.
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) Miss Marple may thus be considered a female version of that staple of British detective fiction, the gentleman detective.
Another version of the standardised imperial portrait ; from the house of Jason Magnus at Cyrene, Libya | Cyrene, North Africa ( British Museum ).
Although Collins used it as a catharsis for her opposition to the Vietnam War, two years after her rendition, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, senior Scottish regiment of the British Army, recorded an instrumental version featuring a bagpipe soloist accompanied by a pipe and drum band.
Later the British also developed a version of the Mk. VI light tank armed with 4 machine guns that was known as Light Tank AA Mk. I.
Even this version had room for improvement, leading British Aerospace and the Italian firm Alenia to develop advanced versions of Sparrow with better performance and improved electronics as the BAe Skyflash and Alenia Aspide, respectively.
The one-off test in 1999 between England and Australia that was played to commemorate Australia's first test against Reverend Matthew Mullineux's British side saw England wear an updated version of this jersey.
Initially, it was relatively unsuccessful, staying at the charts for only one week, but Haley soon scored a major worldwide hit with a cover version of Big Joe Turner's " Shake, Rattle and Roll ", which went on to sell a million copies and became the first ever rock ' n ' roll song to enter British singles charts in December 1954 and became a Gold Record.
Brown himself received six Academy Award nominations and in 1949 won the British Academy Award for the film version of William Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust.
British actor Ian McNeice's interpretation of the Baron in the 2000 Sci-Fi Channel miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune ( and its sequel, 2003's Children of Dune ) is, though dramatic, somewhat lighter and more eloquent in comparison to Lynch's version, and therefore more consistent with the novel.
Titled Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow, the British theatrical version was released on a double bill with The Sword in the Stone, and ran during the 1963 Christmas season ( advertised in the January 1964 issue of Photoplay ).
The movie also featured a soundtrack of popular songs, including a cover version of The Troggs ' " Love Is All Around " performed by Wet Wet Wet that remained at number 1 in the British charts for fifteen weeks and was then the ninth ( now twelfth ) biggest selling single of all time in Britain.
: However, it is claimed by present-day historians, both Spanish and British, that this version is apocryphal since no contemporary source accounts it.
From 1785, perhaps because the improved version of potting and stamping was about to come out of patent, a great expansion in the output of the British iron industry began.
The main cast consisted of Malcolm Barrett, Kaitlin Olson, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Paul F. Tompkins, as well as Lee Mack from the British version of the show.
Many of the sketches from the British version were recreated, such as the " California Dreamin '", " English Course ", and " Sign Language " sketches.
This version is included in the book and CD set The Best British Stand-Up and Comedy Routines, along with a transcript of the sketch and the Four Yorkshiremen sketch.
Marmite ( ) is the name given to two similar food spreads: the original British version, first produced in the United Kingdom and later South Africa ; and a version produced in New Zealand.
The British version of the product is a sticky, dark brown paste with a distinctive, powerful flavour, which is extremely salty.
This is the only produce sold as Marmite in Australasia and the Pacific, whereas elsewhere in the world the British version predominates.
Common ingredients are also slightly different quantities from the British version ; the New Zealand version has high levels of potassium, for example.
New Zealand Marmite is described as having a " weaker " or " less tangy " flavour than the British version.
British and cultural
In other countries ( and in some, particularly smaller, British and North American universities ), anthropologists have also found themselves institutionally linked with scholars of folklore, museum studies, human geography, sociology, social relations, ethnic studies, cultural studies, and social work.
Before WWII British ' social anthropology ' and American ' cultural anthropology ' were still distinct traditions.
Later, rapid social change and the dissipation of British cultural hegemony over its former colonies contributed to disputes over the role of women, the parameters of marriage and divorce, and the practice of contraception and abortion.
English cultural influence ( reinforced at the end of the 19th century and beginnings of the 20th by British contacts with the Far East ) has also made the consumption of tea very common.
Although principally a museum of cultural art objects and antiquities today, the British Museum was founded as a " universal museum ".
This includes a shared British cultural heritage, warfare during the 1770s and 1812, and the eventual development of one of the most stable and mutually-beneficial international relationships in the modern world.
A cultural definition of Europe as the lands of Latin Christendom coalesced in the 8th century, signifying the new cultural condominium created through the confluence of Germanic traditions and Christian-Latin culture, defined partly in contrast with Byzantium and Islam, and limited to northern Iberia, the British Isles, France, Christianized western Germany, the Alpine regions and northern and central Italy.
Husserl describes here the cultural crisis gripping Europe, then approaches a philosophy of history, discussing Galileo, Descartes, several British philosophers, and Kant.
* English in the British Isles until its consolidation as a national language in the Renaissance and the rise of Modern English ; subsequently internationally under the various states in or formerly in the British Empire ; globally since the victories of the predominantly English speaking countries ( United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and others ) and their allies in the two world wars ending in 1918 ( World War I ) and 1945 ( WW II ) and the subsequent rise of the United States as a superpower and major cultural influence.
Although production levels give an overview, the history of British cinema is complex, with various cultural movements developing independently.
Four of the top seven highest-grossing films worldwide of all time have some British historical, cultural or creative dimensions: Titanic, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
British colonies typically flew a flag based on one of the ensigns based on this flag, and many former colonies have retained the design to acknowledge their cultural history.
The festival's chief executive, Richard Moore, compared Loach's tactics to blackmail, stating that " we will not participate in a boycott against the State of Israel, just as we would not contemplate boycotting films from China or other nations involved in difficult long-standing historical disputes .” Australian lawmaker Michael Danby also criticised Loach ’ s tactics stating that “ Israelis and Australians have always had a lot in common, including contempt for the irritating British penchant for claiming cultural superiority.
The word meme is a shortening ( modeled on gene ) of mimeme ( from Ancient Greek μίμημα mīmēma, " something imitated ", from μιμεῖσθαι mimeisthai, " to imitate ", from μῖμος mimos " mime ") and it was coined by the British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene ( 1976 ) as a concept for discussion of evolutionary principles in explaining the spread of ideas and cultural phenomena.
In many of the following terms corresponding to British cultural influence, areas of relatively low mean population density might bear a title of an entity one would expect to be either larger or smaller.
In the British cultural legacy, most regional entities begin with fairly expansive counties which encompass an appreciable territorial area and proceed down in size to smaller entities.
The small British enclave of the city of Gibraltar presents a third cultural group found in the straits.
In 1977, British cultural theorist Paul Willis published a study titled " Learning to Labor ", in which he investigated the connection between social class and education.
* The " British Committee for Relations with Other Countries ", which will become the British Council, is set up to foster cultural relations.
Second Coming received a mixed reception from the British press, which music journalist Simon Reynolds attributed to " the resentment that the Roses, divorced from the cultural moment that gave them meaning, were now just another band ".
Heyerdahl claimed that cultural and physical similarities existed between these British Columbian tribes, Polynesians, and the Old World source.
Britpop groups brought British alternative rock into the mainstream and formed the backbone of a larger British cultural movement called Cool Britannia.