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  • Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa

    Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa
    av Ketu H. Katrak

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053688

    Jay Pather, Performance and Spatial Politics in South Africa offers the first full-length monograph on the award-winning choreographer, theater director, curator, and creative artist in contemporary global performance. Working within the contexts of…

  • Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa

    Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa
    av Ketu H. Katrak

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053671

    Jay Pather, Performance and Spatial Politics in South Africa offers the first full-length monograph on the award-winning choreographer, theater director, curator, and creative artist in contemporary global performance. Working within the contexts of…

  • The Phenomenology of Religious Life

    The Phenomenology of Religious Life
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221896

    The Phenomenology of Religious Life presents the text of Heidegger's important 1920-21 lectures on religion. The volume consists of the famous lecture course Introduction to the Phenomenology of Religion, a course on Augustine and Neoplatonism, and…

  • Reading Wiredu

    Reading Wiredu
    av Barry Hallen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057013

    Reading Wiredu is the first comprehensive overview of the philosophical thought of Kwasi Wiredu. Born in Ghana in 1931, Wiredu, an important observer and critic of philosophy generally, remains an original and penetrating African thinker. Interrelat…

  • Reading Wiredu

    Reading Wiredu
    av Barry Hallen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057020

    Reading Wiredu is the first comprehensive overview of the philosophical thought of Kwasi Wiredu. Born in Ghana in 1931, Wiredu, an important observer and critic of philosophy generally, remains an original and penetrating African thinker. Interrelat…

  • Thomas Sankara

    Thomas Sankara
    av Brian J. Peterson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053763

    Thomas Sankara: A Revolutionary in Cold War Africa offers the first complete biography in English of the dynamic revolutionary leader from Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara. Coming to power in 1983, Sankara set his sights on combating social injustice, p…

  • Thomas Sankara

    Thomas Sankara
    av Brian J. Peterson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053756

    Thomas Sankara: A Revolutionary in Cold War Africa offers the first complete biography in English of the dynamic revolutionary leader from Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara. Coming to power in 1983, Sankara set his sights on combating social injustice, p…

  • Desire After Dark

    Desire After Dark
    av Andrew J. Owens

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053824

    Since the 1960s, the occult in film and television has responded to and reflected society's crises surrounding gender and sexuality.In Desire After Dark, Andrew J. Owens explores media where figures such as vampires and witches make use of their sup…

  • Desire After Dark

    Desire After Dark
    av Andrew J. Owens

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053800

    Since the 1960s, the occult in film and television has responded to and reflected society's crises surrounding gender and sexuality.In Desire After Dark, Andrew J. Owens explores media where figures such as vampires and witches make use of their sup…

  • Josephine Baker's Cinematic Prism

    Josephine Baker's Cinematic Prism
    av Terri Simone Francis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223388

    Josephine Baker, the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, was both liberated and delightfully undignified, playfully vacillating between allure and colonialist stereotyping. Nicknamed the "Black Venus," "Black Pearl," and "Creole God…

  • Josephine Baker's Cinematic Prism

    Josephine Baker's Cinematic Prism
    av Terri Simone Francis

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356536

    Josephine Baker, the first black woman to star in a major motion picture, was both liberated and delightfully undignified, playfully vacillating between allure and colonialist stereotyping. Nicknamed the "Black Venus," "Black Pearl," and "Creole God…

  • The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years

    The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years
    av Chingiz Aitmatov

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204820

    . . . a rewarding book. --Times Literary SupplementSet in the vast windswept Central Asian steppes and the infinite reaches of galactic space, this powerful novel offers a vivid view of the culture and values of the Soviet Union's Central Asian peo…

  • Steel Giants

    Steel Giants
    av Stephen G. McShane

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253352996

    At the turn of the 20th century, an army of workers descended upon the northwest Indiana dunes to forge a world-class steel industry for America. As a result of the mills constructed by companies such as U.S. Steel and Inland Steel, grid-like cities…

  • Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture

    Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture
    av Dorothy L. Hodgson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253025357

    When, where, why, and by whom is law used to force desired social change in the name of justice? Why has culture come to be seen as inherently oppressive to women? In this finely crafted book, Dorothy L. Hodgson examines the history of legal ideas a…

  • Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture

    Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture
    av Dorothy L. Hodgson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253025203

    When, where, why, and by whom is law used to force desired social change in the name of justice? Why has culture come to be seen as inherently oppressive to women? In this finely crafted book, Dorothy L. Hodgson examines the history of legal ideas a…

  • Varanoid Lizards of the World

    Varanoid Lizards of the World

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253343666

    The large and impressive monitor lizard (genus Varanus) has attracted a great deal of interest. Despite being wary and difficult to observe, monitors have received an extraordinary amount of attention from devoted students. Varanoid Lizards of the W…

  • The Outside

    The Outside
    av Alice Elliot

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253054746

    The Outside: Migration as Life in Morocco traces how migration has come to occupy a striking place in the lives of many Moroccans. A full 10 percent of the population now lives outside the country, affecting individual and collective life in countle…

  • The Outside

    The Outside
    av Alice Elliot

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253054739

    The Outside: Migration as Life in Morocco traces how migration has come to occupy a striking place in the lives of many Moroccans. A full 10 percent of the population now lives outside the country, affecting individual and collective life in countle…

  • The Media World of ISIS

    The Media World of ISIS

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253045928

    From efficient instructions on how to kill civilians to horrifying videos of beheadings, no terrorist organization has more comprehensively weaponized social media than ISIS. Its strategic, multiplatformed campaign is so effective that it has ensure…

  • The Media World of ISIS

    The Media World of ISIS

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253045911

    From efficient instructions on how to kill civilians to horrifying videos of beheadings, no terrorist organization has more comprehensively weaponized social media than ISIS. Its strategic, multiplatformed campaign is so effective that it has ensure…

  • Jon Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland

    Jon Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland
    av Arni Heimir Ingolfsson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253044044

    In Jon Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland, Arni Heimir Ingolfsson provides a striking account of the dramatic career of Iceland's iconic composer. Leifs (1899-1968) was the first Icelander to devote himself fully to composition at a time whe…

  • Jon Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland

    Jon Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland
    av Arni Heimir Ingolfsson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253044051

    In Jon Leifs and the Musical Invention of Iceland, Arni Heimir Ingolfsson provides a striking account of the dramatic career of Iceland's iconic composer. Leifs (1899-1968) was the first Icelander to devote himself fully to composition at a time whe…

  • Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

    Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253040305

    Beginning with Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North (1922), the majority of films that have been made in, about, and by filmmakers from the Arctic region have been documentary cinema. Focused on a hostile environment that few people visit, these do…

  • Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

    Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253040299

    Beginning with Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North (1922), the majority of films that have been made in, about, and by filmmakers from the Arctic region have been documentary cinema. Focused on a hostile environment that few people visit, these do…

  • Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event)

    Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event)
    av Martin Heidegger

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253001139

    Martin Heidegger's Contributions to Philosophy reflects his famous philosophical "turning." In this work, Heidegger returns to the question of being from its inception in Being and Time to a new questioning of being as event. Heidegger opens up the…

  • Love and Loss in Hollywood

    Love and Loss in Hollywood

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253052940

    In 1919, Florence Deshon-tall, radical, and charismatic-was well on her way to becoming one of Hollywood's brightest stars. Embroiled in a clandestine affair with Charlie Chaplin, she continued to remain romantically involved with the well-known wri…

  • Love and Loss in Hollywood

    Love and Loss in Hollywood

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253052926

    In 1919, Florence Deshon-tall, radical, and charismatic-was well on her way to becoming one of Hollywood's brightest stars. Embroiled in a clandestine affair with Charlie Chaplin, she continued to remain romantically involved with the well-known wri…

  • Kant and the Spirit of Critique

    Kant and the Spirit of Critique
    av John Sallis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049803

    This volume of the Collected Writings of John Sallis presents his lecture courses on Kant. Each course was devoted respectively to one of Kant's three Critiques, and so the book as a whole treats the entirety of the Kantian critical project. Sallis…

  • Kant and the Spirit of Critique

    Kant and the Spirit of Critique
    av John Sallis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049797

    This volume of the Collected Writings of John Sallis presents his lecture courses on Kant. Each course was devoted respectively to one of Kant's three Critiques, and so the book as a whole treats the entirety of the Kantian critical project. Sallis…

  • Thinking about the Holocaust

    Thinking about the Holocaust

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211378

    " . . . stimulating and important anthology . . ." -Holocaust and Genocide Studies" . . . a useful and competent volume that can serve as a good introduction to scholarship on the aftermath of the Holocaust." -Times Literary SupplementMore than 50 y…

  • 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…

  • Hindu-Catholic Encounters in Goa

    Hindu-Catholic Encounters in Goa
    av Alexander Henn

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012944

    The state of Goa on India's southwest coast was once the capital of the Portuguese-Catholic empire in Asia. When Vasco Da Gama arrived in India in 1498, he mistook Hindus for Christians, but Jesuit missionaries soon declared war on the alleged idola…

  • Hindu-Catholic Encounters in Goa

    Hindu-Catholic Encounters in Goa
    av Alexander Henn

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012876

    The state of Goa on India's southwest coast was once the capital of the Portuguese-Catholic empire in Asia. When Vasco Da Gama arrived in India in 1498, he mistook Hindus for Christians, but Jesuit missionaries soon declared war on the alleged idola…

  • An Anthology of Somali Poetry

    An Anthology of Somali Poetry
    av Bogumil W. Andrzejewski

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253304636

    "This is a fascinating and unusual collection that deserves attention." -Bloomsbury Review" . . . this anthology of poetry is a breath of fresh air. It provides the reader with the means of gaining a deeper insight into Somali life through what is t…

  • Tradition in the Frame

    Tradition in the Frame
    av Konstantinos Kalantzis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037138

    Sfakians on the island of Crete are known for their distinctive dress and appearance, fierce ruggedness, and devotion to traditional ways. Konstantinos Kalantzis explores how Sfakians live with the burdens and pleasures of maintaining these expectat…

  • Tradition in the Frame

    Tradition in the Frame
    av Konstantinos Kalantzis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037121

    Sfakians on the island of Crete are known for their distinctive dress and appearance, fierce ruggedness, and devotion to traditional ways. Konstantinos Kalantzis explores how Sfakians live with the burdens and pleasures of maintaining these expectat…

  • Strategies of Fantasy

    Strategies of Fantasy
    av Brian Attebery

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253310705

    Brian Attebery's "strategy of fantasy" include not only the writer's strategies for inventing believable impossibiltes, but also the reader's strategies for enjoying, challenging, and conspiring with the text. Drawing on a number of current literary…

  • The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm

    The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm
    av David Pace

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024589

    Teaching and learning in a college setting has never been more challenging. How can instructors reach out to their students and fully engage them in the conversation? Applicable to multiple disciplines, the Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm offers a…

  • The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm

    The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm
    av David Pace

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024534

    Teaching and learning in a college setting has never been more challenging. How can instructors reach out to their students and fully engage them in the conversation? Applicable to multiple disciplines, the Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm offers a…

  • Margaret Bourke-White and the Dawn of Apartheid

    Margaret Bourke-White and the Dawn of Apartheid
    av Alex Lichtenstein

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253021267

    As a photographer for Life and Fortune magazines, Margaret Bourke-White traveled to Russia in the 1930s, photographed the Nazi takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1938, and recorded the liberation of Buchenwald at the end of WWII. In 1949, Life sent her t…

  • Folk Art and Aging

    Folk Art and Aging
    av Jon Kay

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253022165

    Growing old doesn't have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and crafts, Jon Kay explores how elders choose to tap into their creative a…

  • Folk Art and Aging

    Folk Art and Aging
    av Jon Kay

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253022066

    Growing old doesn't have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and crafts, Jon Kay explores how elders choose to tap into their creative a…

  • The Palace Complex

    The Palace Complex
    av Michal Murawski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253039965

    The Palace of Culture and Science is a massive Stalinist skyscraper that was "gifted" to Warsaw by the Soviet Union in 1955. Framing the Palace's visual, symbolic, and functional prominence in the everyday life of the Polish capital as a sort of obs…

  • The Palace Complex

    The Palace Complex
    av Michal Murawski

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253039941

    The Palace of Culture and Science is a massive Stalinist skyscraper that was "gifted" to Warsaw by the Soviet Union in 1955. Framing the Palace's visual, symbolic, and functional prominence in the everyday life of the Polish capital as a sort of obs…

  • Black Lives Matter and Music

    Black Lives Matter and Music

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038425

    Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," J. Cole's "Be Free," D'Angelo and the Vanguard's "The Charade," The Game's "Don't Shoot," Janelle Monae's "Hell Yo…

  • Black Lives Matter and Music

    Black Lives Matter and Music

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038418

    Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," J. Cole's "Be Free," D'Angelo and the Vanguard's "The Charade," The Game's "Don't Shoot," Janelle Monae's "Hell Yo…

  • The Tragic Absolute

    The Tragic Absolute
    av David Farrell Krell

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217530

    "This is vintage Krell-he is as always, a reader in the best sense of the word. . . ." -Dennis J. Schmidt"Krell is a strong and often eloquent writer . . . I regard this to be one of his most important works. . . ." -Jason M. WirthIn The Tragic Abso…

  • Making Jews Modern

    Making Jews Modern
    av Sarah Abrevaya Stein

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218933

    "An engaging and thought-provoking analysis, . . . a pioneering foray into a new field of study, 'Jews and Empires in History.'" -Slavic ReviewOn the eve of the 20th century, Jews in the Russian and Ottoman empires were caught up in the major cultur…

  • Opening the Gates, Second Edition

    Opening the Gates, Second Edition

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217035

    Praise for the first edition:"An impressive collection of more than 50 pieces-essays, poems, folktales, short stories, memoirs, film scripts, lectures/speeches-by Arab women challenging the widely accepted view of Middle Eastern women as submissive…

  • The Gender of Modernism

    The Gender of Modernism

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253351227

    "This is the book we've been waiting for: a distinguished collection that demonstrates how revisions of Modernist definitions might proceed. . . . The Gender of Modernism . . . will be nothing less than an absolutely necessary text for Modernist stu…

  • Bassoon Reed Making

    Bassoon Reed Making
    av Christin Schillinger

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253018151

    Withheld by leading pedagogues in an effort to control competition, the art of reed making in the early 20th century has been shrouded in secrecy, producing a generation of performers without reed making fluency. While tenets of past decades remain…

  • A Theory of Musical Semiotics

    A Theory of Musical Semiotics
    av Eero Tarasti

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356499

    "Since [Tarasti's] is unquestionably the most fully developed narrative theory in the literature, this book is an important landmark . . . " -Music & LettersEero Tarasti advances a semiotic theory of music based on information provided by the histor…

  • Eve and Adam

    Eve and Adam

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253212719

    "The editors have performed a great service in making widely available a documentary history of the interpretation of the Eve and Adam story." -Publishers Weekly"This fascinating volume examines Genesis 1-3 and the different ways that Jewish, Christ…

  • The Anthropology of News and Journalism

    The Anthropology of News and Journalism

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221261

    The Anthropology of News and Journalism is the first book to explore the role of news and journalism in contemporary culture from an anthropological perspective-as a form of cultural meaning-making in its creation, content, and dissemination. Anthro…

  • Storytime in India

    Storytime in India
    av Helen Priscilla Myers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253041630

    Stories are the backbone of ethnographic research. During fieldwork, subjects describe their lives through stories. Afterward ethnographers come home from their journeys with stories of their own about their experiences in the field. Storytime in I…

  • Storytime in India

    Storytime in India
    av Helen Priscilla Myers

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253041623

    Stories are the backbone of ethnographic research. During fieldwork, subjects describe their lives through stories. Afterward ethnographers come home from their journeys with stories of their own about their experiences in the field. Storytime in I…

  • Reciprocal Ethnography and the Power of Women's Narratives

    Reciprocal Ethnography and the Power of Women's Narratives
    av Elaine J. Lawless

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042972

    Folklorist Elaine J. Lawless has devoted her career to ethnographic research with underserved groups in the American Midwest, including charismatic Pentecostals, clergywomen, victims of domestic violence, and displaced African Americans. She has con…

  • Reciprocal Ethnography and the Power of Women's Narratives

    Reciprocal Ethnography and the Power of Women's Narratives
    av Elaine J. Lawless

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042965

    Folklorist Elaine J. Lawless has devoted her career to ethnographic research with underserved groups in the American Midwest, including charismatic Pentecostals, clergywomen, victims of domestic violence, and displaced African Americans. She has con…

  • The Individual and Tradition

    The Individual and Tradition

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223739

    Profiles of artists and performers from around the world form the basis of this innovative volume that explores the many ways individuals engage with, carry on, revive, and create tradition. Leading scholars in folklore studies consider how the fiel…

  • The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature

    The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature
    av Brian Attebery

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356659

    Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien in a concise survey of the different definitions and characteristics of the genre of fantasy, first exploring it as a whole, t…

  • German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife

    German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife
    av Vivian Liska

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024855

    In German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife, Vivian Liska innovatively focuses on the changing form, fate and function of messianism, law, exile, election, remembrance, and the transmission of tradition itself in three different temporal and intellec…

  • German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife

    German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife
    av Vivian Liska

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024688

    In German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife, Vivian Liska innovatively focuses on the changing form, fate and function of messianism, law, exile, election, remembrance, and the transmission of tradition itself in three different temporal and intellec…

  • The Soviet Novel, Third Edition

    The Soviet Novel, Third Edition
    av Katerina Clark

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213679

    "In its sure grasp of a huge subject and in its speculative boldness, Professor Clark's study represents a major breakthrough. It sends one back to the original texts with a whole host of new questions. . . . And it also helps us to understand the p…

  • Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam

    Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam
    av Rachel Harris

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253050205

    China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Regionis experiencing a crisis of securitization and mass incarceration. In Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam, author Rachel Harris examines the religious practice of a group of Uyghur women in a small village now engulf…

  • Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam

    Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam
    av Rachel Harris

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253050182

    China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Regionis experiencing a crisis of securitization and mass incarceration. In Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam, author Rachel Harris examines the religious practice of a group of Uyghur women in a small village now engulf…

  • Buying Respectability

    Buying Respectability
    av Thomas Adam

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253352743

    In 19th-century Leipzig, Toronto, New York, and Boston, a newly emergent group of industrialists and entrepreneurs entered into competition with older established elite groups for social recognition as well as cultural and political leadership. The…

  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Sofia Gubaidulina

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253349071

    Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina (1931- ) has achieved international acclaim for her unique musical oeuvre which draws on Eastern and Western musical traditions and reflects a deep-rooted belief in the mystical and religious qualities of music. Ku…

  • Are Quanta Real?

    Are Quanta Real?
    av J.M. Jauch

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205452

    " . . . thought-provoking and delightful. I believe that anyone interested in nature's deepest secrets would find great stimulation in this charmingly written little gem of a book." -Douglas Hofstadter" . . . unusual, delightful, nonmathematical boo…

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport
    av Jennifer Craig-Norton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042217

    Jennifer Craig-Norton sets out to challenge celebratory narratives of the Kindertransport that have dominated popular memory as well as literature on the subject. According to these accounts, the Kindertransport was a straightforward act of rescue a…

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport
    av Jennifer Craig-Norton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042200

    Jennifer Craig-Norton sets out to challenge celebratory narratives of the Kindertransport that have dominated popular memory as well as literature on the subject. According to these accounts, the Kindertransport was a straightforward act of rescue a…

  • Where Chiang Kai-shek Lost China

    Where Chiang Kai-shek Lost China
    av Harold M. Tanner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253016928

    The civil war in China that ended in the 1949 victory of Mao Zedong's Communist forces was a major blow to US interests in the Far East and led to heated recriminations about how China was "lost." Despite their significance, there have been few stud…

  • Topophrenia

    Topophrenia
    av Robert T., Jr. Tally

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037664

    What is our place in the world, and how do we inhabit, understand, and represent this place to others? Topophrenia gathers essays by Robert Tally that explore the relationship between space, place, and mapping, on the one hand, and literary criticis…

  • Topophrenia

    Topophrenia
    av Robert T., Jr. Tally

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037701

    What is our place in the world, and how do we inhabit, understand, and represent this place to others? Topophrenia gathers essays by Robert Tally that explore the relationship between space, place, and mapping, on the one hand, and literary criticis…

  • Guide to the Contemporary Harp

    Guide to the Contemporary Harp
    av Mathilde Aubat-Andrieu

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253039385

    Harps and harp music have enjoyed a renaissance over the past century and today can be heard in a broad array of musical contexts. Guide to the Contemporary Harp is a comprehensive resource that examines the vibrant present-day landscape of the harp…

  • Guide to the Contemporary Harp

    Guide to the Contemporary Harp
    av Mathilde Aubat-Andrieu

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253039378

    Harps and harp music have enjoyed a renaissance over the past century and today can be heard in a broad array of musical contexts. Guide to the Contemporary Harp is a comprehensive resource that examines the vibrant present-day landscape of the harp…