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  • Beyond Dolby (Stereo)

    Beyond Dolby (Stereo)
    av Mark Kerins

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222527

    Since digital surround sound technology first appeared in cinemas 20 years ago, it has spread from theaters to homes and from movies to television, music, and video games. Yet even as 5.1 has become the standard for audiovisual media, its impact has…

  • Hunt for the Jews

    Hunt for the Jews
    av Jan Grabowski

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253010742

    Judenjagd, hunt for the Jews, was the German term for the organized searches for Jews who, having survived ghetto liquidations and deportations to death camps in Poland in 1942, attempted to hide "on the Aryan side." Jan Grabowski's penetrating micr…

  • The Birth of a Nation

    The Birth of a Nation

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042354

    Over one hundred years since it premiered on cinema screens, D. W. Griffith's controversial photoplay The Birth of a Nation continues to influence American film production and to have relevance for race relations in the United States. While lauded a…

  • Dionysus

    Dionysus
    av Walter F. Otto

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208910

    "This study of Dionysus . . . is also a new theogony of Early Greece." -Publishers Weekly"An original analysis . . . of the spiritual significance of the Greek myth and cult of Dionysus." -Theology Digest

  • Migrants and Strangers in an African City

    Migrants and Strangers in an African City
    av Bruce Whitehouse

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253000828

    In cities throughout Africa, local inhabitants live alongside large populations of "strangers." Bruce Whitehouse explores the condition of strangerhood for residents who have come from the West African Sahel to settle in Brazzaville, Congo. Whitehou…

  • Migrants and Strangers in an African City

    Migrants and Strangers in an African City
    av Bruce Whitehouse

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253000811

    In cities throughout Africa, local inhabitants live alongside large populations of "strangers." Bruce Whitehouse explores the condition of strangerhood for residents who have come from the West African Sahel to settle in Brazzaville, Congo. Whitehou…

  • Surmounting the Barricades

    Surmounting the Barricades
    av Carolyn J. Eichner

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217059

    This book vividly evokes radical women's integral roles within France's revolutionary civil war known as the Paris Commune. It demonstrates the breadth, depth, and impact of communard feminist socialisms far beyond the 1871 insurrection. Examining t…

  • Surmounting the Barricades

    Surmounting the Barricades
    av Carolyn J. Eichner

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253344427

    This book vividly evokes radical women's integral roles within France's revolutionary civil war known as the Paris Commune. It demonstrates the breadth, depth, and impact of communard feminist socialisms far beyond the 1871 insurrection. Examining t…

  • The Life of Understanding

    The Life of Understanding
    av James Risser

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253002143

    In Gadamer's hermeneutics, interpretation is inseparable from the broader concern of making one's way in life. In this book, James Risser builds on this insight about the juxtaposition of human living and the act of understanding by tracing hermeneu…

  • The Perfect Vagina

    The Perfect Vagina
    av Lindy McDougall

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253056139

    In the West, a specific ideal for female genitalia has emerged: one of absence, a "clean slit," attained through the removal of pubic hair and, increasingly, through female genital cosmetic surgery known as FGCS.In The Perfect Vagina: Cosmetic Surge…

  • The Perfect Vagina

    The Perfect Vagina
    av Lindy McDougall

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253056115

    In the West, a specific ideal for female genitalia has emerged: one of absence, a "clean slit," attained through the removal of pubic hair and, increasingly, through female genital cosmetic surgery known as FGCS.In The Perfect Vagina: Cosmetic Surge…

  • Nine Talmudic Readings

    Nine Talmudic Readings
    av Emmanuel Levinas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253040497

    Nine rich and masterful readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Between 1963 and 1975, Levinas delivered these commentaries at the annual Talmudic colloquia…

  • A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Second Edition

    A History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Second Edition
    av Mark Tessler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220707

    Mark Tessler's highly praised, comprehensive, and balanced history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the earliest times to the present-updated through the first years of the 21st century-provides a constructive framework for understanding rec…

  • Representing Reality

    Representing Reality
    av Bill Nichols

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206817

    ". . . a valuable and important book . . ." -The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural TheoryRepresenting Reality is the first book to offer a conceptual overview of documentary filmmaking practice. It addresses numerous social issues and how they ar…

  • Flash Flaherty

    Flash Flaherty

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053985

    Flash Flaherty,the much-anticipated follow-up volume to The Flaherty: Decades in the Cause of Independent Cinema, offers a people'shistory of the world-renowned Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, an annual event where participants confront and reimagine…

  • Heidegger and the Problem of Consciousness

    Heidegger and the Problem of Consciousness
    av Nancy J. Holland

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253035943

    Nancy J. Holland turns to the thought of Martin Heidegger to help understand an age-old philosophical question: Is there a split between the body and the mind? Arguing against philosophical positions that define human consciousness as an overarching…

  • Heidegger and the Problem of Consciousness

    Heidegger and the Problem of Consciousness
    av Nancy J. Holland

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253035950

    Nancy J. Holland turns to the thought of Martin Heidegger to help understand an age-old philosophical question: Is there a split between the body and the mind? Arguing against philosophical positions that define human consciousness as an overarching…

  • The Complete Romances of Chretien de Troyes

    The Complete Romances of Chretien de Troyes
    av David Staines

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207876

    "[A]n eminently readable text, done clearly and accurately . . . it gives as good an idea as a translation can of the complexity and subtlety of Chretien's originals. . . . The text is provided by a translator who understands the spirit as well as t…

  • Laddie

    Laddie
    av Gene Stratton-Porter

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204585

    Loosely based on Stratton-Porter's own childhood, Laddie is a double tale-the classic poor-boy/rich-girl romance and the story of a child of nature and her idyllic childhood.

  • Is Science Multicultural?

    Is Science Multicultural?
    av Sandra Harding

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211569

    Is Science Multicultural? explores what the last three decades of European/American, feminist, and postcolonial science and technology studies can learn from each other. Sandra Harding introduces and discusses an array of postcolonial science studie…

  • Balkan Blues

    Balkan Blues
    av Yuson Jung

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253029140

    Balkan Blues explores how a state transitions from the collectivized production and distribution of socialism to the consumer-focused culture of capitalism. Yuson Jung considers the state as an economic agent in upholding rights and responsibilities…

  • Balkan Blues

    Balkan Blues
    av Yuson Jung

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253036711

    Balkan Blues explores how a state transitions from the collectivized production and distribution of socialism to the consumer-focused culture of capitalism. Yuson Jung considers the state as an economic agent in upholding rights and responsibilities…

  • Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka

    Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka
    av Yitzhak Arad

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213051

    " . . . Mr. Arad reports as a controlled and effective witness for the prosecution. . . . Mr. Arad's book, with its abundance of horrifying detail, reminds us of how far we have to go."-New York Times Book Review" . . . some of the most gripping cha…

  • Sound, Speech, Music in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema

    Sound, Speech, Music in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253011046

    This innovative volume challenges the ways we look at both cinema and cultural history by shifting the focus from the centrality of the visual and the literary toward the recognition of acoustic culture as formative of the Soviet and post-Soviet exp…

  • Sound, Speech, Music in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema

    Sound, Speech, Music in Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253010957

    This innovative volume challenges the ways we look at both cinema and cultural history by shifting the focus from the centrality of the visual and the literary toward the recognition of acoustic culture as formative of the Soviet and post-Soviet exp…

  • A Jewish Refugee in New York

    A Jewish Refugee in New York
    av Kadya Molodovsky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253040763

    Rivke Zilberg, a 20-year-old Jewish woman, arrives in New York shortly after the Nazi invasion of Poland, her home country. Struggling to learn a new language and cope with a different way of life in the United States, Rivke finds herself keeping a…

  • A Jewish Refugee in New York

    A Jewish Refugee in New York
    av Kadya Molodovsky

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253040756

    Rivke Zilberg, a 20-year-old Jewish woman, arrives in New York shortly after the Nazi invasion of Poland, her home country. Struggling to learn a new language and cope with a different way of life in the United States, Rivke finds herself keeping a…

  • Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives

    Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253015600

    Deep maps are finely detailed, multimedia depictions of a place and the people, buildings, objects, flora, and fauna that exist within it and which are inseparable from the activities of everyday life. These depictions may encompass the beliefs, des…

  • Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives

    Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253015556

    Deep maps are finely detailed, multimedia depictions of a place and the people, buildings, objects, flora, and fauna that exist within it and which are inseparable from the activities of everyday life. These depictions may encompass the beliefs, des…

  • A Shostakovich Casebook

    A Shostakovich Casebook

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218230

    "The book . . . includes . . . valuable essays and interviews, which move beyond the scholarly controversy to sketch a nuanced picture of Shostakovich's life under a totalitarian regime. . . . The 'Casebook' contributors compellingly warn of replaci…

  • Theories of the Sign in Classical Antiquity

    Theories of the Sign in Classical Antiquity
    av Giovanni Manetti

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253336842

    "It's the first book which revisits Greek and Latin theories of signs from the point of view of a profound classical scholarship and a paramount knowledge of contemporary semiotics debates." -Umberto EcoAvailable in English for the first time is Pro…

  • The Pianist's Bookshelf

    The Pianist's Bookshelf
    av Maurice Hinson

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211453

    "This useful volume should be on every pianist's bookshelf." -Piano & Keyboard" . . . a unique and valuable tool for teachers, students, performers . . . " -Library JournalThe Pianist's Bookshelf comes to the rescue of pianists overwhelmed by the ab…

  • The History of the Organ in the United States

    The History of the Organ in the United States
    av Orpha Ochse

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204950

    "This book is the best single source of information about American organ building and the content is clearly presented. There are wonderful quotations from prime sources and many photographs and stop-lists." -American Music TeacherFrom the Spanish m…

  • At the Mind's Limits

    At the Mind's Limits
    av Jean Amery

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211736

    "These are pages that one reads with almost physical pain. . .all the way to its stoic conclusion." -Primo Levi"The testimony of a profoundly serious man. . . . In its every turn and crease, it bears the marks of the true." -Irving Howe, New Republi…

  • Prelude to Revolution

    Prelude to Revolution
    av Alexander Rabinowitch

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206619

    " . . . an expert work . . . remarkable for its objectivity, judiciousness, and its sure handling of the available evidence." -Political Science Quarterly" . . . a fine piece of historical writing." -Soviet Studies"An able and scholarly inquiry into…

  • Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism

    Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206329

    "The essays are provocative and enhance knowledge of Third World women's issues. Highly recommended . . . " -Choice" . . . the book challenges assumptions and pushes historic and geographical boundaries that must be altered if women of all colors ar…

  • Imagining India

    Imagining India
    av Ronald B. Inden

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213587

    "An important book, a major work, that must be read and absorbed by those involved in scholarship, or any critical enterprise." -The Independent How does the Western world represent India? To what extent is knowledge of the people and institutions o…

  • The Idea of Africa

    The Idea of Africa
    av V. Y. Mudimbe

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208729

    ". . . this is a remarkable book. It will occupy a significant place in the critical literature of African Studies." -International Journal of African Historical Studies"To read Mudimbe is to walk through a museum of many exhibits in the company of…

  • Voicing Gender

    Voicing Gender
    av Naomi Andre

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217899

    The early 19th century was a period of acute transition in operatic tradition and style, when time-honored practices gave way to the developing aesthetics of Romanticism, the rise of the tenor overtook the falling stars of the castrati, and the hero…

  • The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

    The Bedbug and Selected Poetry
    av Vladimir Mayakovsky

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253201898

    This selection of Mayakovsky's work covers his entire career-from the earliest pre-revolutionary lyrics to a poem found in a notebook after his suicide. Splendid translations of the poems, with the Russian on a facing page, and a fresh, colloquial v…

  • Blockbuster History in the New Russia

    Blockbuster History in the New Russia
    av Stephen M. Norris

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006806

    Seeking to rebuild the Russian film industry after its post-Soviet collapse, directors and producers sparked a revival of nationalist and patriotic sentiment by applying Hollywood techniques to themes drawn from Russian history. Unsettled by the gov…

  • Blockbuster History in the New Russia

    Blockbuster History in the New Russia
    av Stephen M. Norris

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006790

    Seeking to rebuild the Russian film industry after its post-Soviet collapse, directors and producers sparked a revival of nationalist and patriotic sentiment by applying Hollywood techniques to themes drawn from Russian history. Unsettled by the gov…

  • History of the Concept of Time

    History of the Concept of Time
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207173

    Heidegger's lecture course at the University of Marburg in the summer of 1925, an early version of Being and Time (1927), offers a unique glimpse into the motivations that prompted the writing of this great philosopher's master work and the presuppo…

  • Hypersexuality and Headscarves

    Hypersexuality and Headscarves
    av Damani J. Partridge

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223692

    In this compelling study, Damani J. Partridge explores citizenship and exclusion in Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall. That event seemed to usher in a new era of universal freedom, but post-reunification transformations of German society hav…

  • Hypersexuality and Headscarves

    Hypersexuality and Headscarves
    av Damani J. Partridge

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253357083

    In this compelling study, Damani J. Partridge explores citizenship and exclusion in Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall. That event seemed to usher in a new era of universal freedom, but post-reunification transformations of German society hav…

  • Ricci on Glissando

    Ricci on Glissando
    av Ruggiero Ricci

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219336

    In his book on left-hand violin technique, Maestro Ruggiero Ricci addresses common problems in shifting by advocating the study of the glissando technique. He asserts that re-incorporating this technique will not only aid violinists in developing a…

  • New England Nightmares

    New England Nightmares
    av Keven McQueen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253034694

    New England is renowned for its quaint towns, beautiful landscapes, and busy ports. But it is also infamous as the setting for unexplained deaths, ghost stories, bizarre murders, and peculiar wills and epitaphs. In New England Nightmares: True Tale…

  • New England Nightmares

    New England Nightmares
    av Keven McQueen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253034700

    New England is renowned for its quaint towns, beautiful landscapes, and busy ports. But it is also infamous as the setting for unexplained deaths, ghost stories, bizarre murders, and peculiar wills and epitaphs. In New England Nightmares: True Tale…

  • Servants of Satan

    Servants of Satan
    av Joseph Klaits

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204226

    This is the first book to consider the general course and significance of the European witch craze of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries since H.R. Trevor-Roper's classic and pioneering study appeared some fifteen years ago. Drawing upon the ad…

  • The Complete Dinosaur

    The Complete Dinosaur

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253357014

    Praise for the first edition:"A gift to serious dinosaur enthusiasts" -Science "The amount of information in [these] pages is amazing. This book should be on the shelves of dinosaur freaks as well as those who need to know more about the paleobiolog…

  • Provenance and Early Cinema

    Provenance and Early Cinema

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253052995

    Remnants of early films often have a story to tell. As material artifacts, these film fragments are central to cinema history, perhaps more than ever in our digital age of easy copying and sharing. If a digital copy is previewed before preservation…

  • Understanding Philanthropy

    Understanding Philanthropy
    av Robert L. Payton

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253350497

    Philanthropy has existed in various forms in all cultures and civilizations throughout history, yet most people know little about it and its distinctive place in our lives. Why does philanthropy exist? Why do people so often turn to philanthropy whe…

  • The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare

    The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare
    av Edward Hagerman

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207159

    " . . . a major contribution to our knowledge of the place of the Civil War in the history of warfare. . . . I have long hoped for a sound history of Civil War military staffs . . . I need hope no more; Hagerman has covered this subject also, with t…

  • Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy

    Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy
    av J. Michael Williams

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221551

    As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end…

  • Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy

    Chieftaincy, the State, and Democracy
    av J. Michael Williams

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253354181

    As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end…

  • A Theory of Musical Narrative

    A Theory of Musical Narrative
    av Byron Almen

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253352385

    Byron Almen proposes an original synthesis of approaches to musical narrative from literary criticism, semiotics, historiography, musicology, and music theory, resulting in a significant critical reorientation of the field. This volume includes an e…

  • A Theory of Musical Narrative

    A Theory of Musical Narrative
    av Byron Almen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253030092

    Byron Almen proposes an original synthesis of approaches to musical narrative from literary criticism, semiotics, historiography, musicology, and music theory, resulting in a significant critical reorientation of the field. This volume includes an e…

  • Remembering, Second Edition

    Remembering, Second Edition
    av Edward S. Casey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214126

    Remembering A Phenomenological Study Second Edition Edward S. CaseyA pioneering investigation of the multiple ways of remembering and the difference that memory makes in our daily lives.A Choice Outstanding Academic Book"An excellent book that provi…

  • Insiders and Outsiders in Russian Cinema

    Insiders and Outsiders in Russian Cinema

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219824

    Identifying who was "inside" and who was "outside" the Soviet/Russian body politic has been a matter of intense and violent urgency, especially in the high Stalinist and post-Soviet periods. It is a theme encountered prominently in film. Employing a…

  • Races on Display

    Races on Display
    av Dana S. Hale

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218995

    While European commerce in race was substantial, the colonial trade in ideas of race was highly profitable as well. Looking at official propaganda and commercial representations in France during the Third Republic, this book explores the way the Fre…

  • Dancing Modernism / Performing Politics

    Dancing Modernism / Performing Politics
    av Mark Franko

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253209474

    ". . . almost every page offers provocative commentary on the aesthetics and politics of modern dance." -Signs". . . [an] important step . . . in the ineluctable dance by postmodern historians across a bridge that spans the gaps among disciplines, b…

  • Parmenides

    Parmenides
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253212146

    Parmenides, a lecture course delivered by Martin Heidegger at the University of Freiburg in 1942-1943, presents a highly original interpretation of ancient Greek philosophy. A major contribution to Heidegger's provocative dialogue with the pre-Socra…

  • The Peony Pavilion, Second Edition

    The Peony Pavilion, Second Edition
    av Xianzu Tang

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253215277

    The celebrated English translation of this classic work of Chinese literature is now available in an updated paperback edition. Written in 1598 by Tang Xianzu, The Peony Pavilion is one of literature's most memorable love stories and a masterpiece o…