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  • A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music

    A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music
    av Robert S. Hatten

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037985

    In his third volume on musical expressive meaning, Robert S. Hatten examines virtual agency in music from the perspectives of movement, gesture, embodiment, topics, tropes, emotion, narrativity, and performance. Distinguished from the actual agency…

  • A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music

    A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music
    av Robert S. Hatten

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037978

    In his third volume on musical expressive meaning, Robert S. Hatten examines virtual agency in music from the perspectives of movement, gesture, embodiment, topics, tropes, emotion, narrativity, and performance. Distinguished from the actual agency…

  • Technology and the Lifeworld

    Technology and the Lifeworld
    av Don Ihde

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205605

    " . . . Dr. Ihde brings an enlightening and deeply humanistic perspective to major technological developments, both past and present." -Science Books & Films"Don Ihde is a pleasure to read. . . . The material is full of nice suggestions and details,…

  • A History of Habsburg Jews, 1670-1918

    A History of Habsburg Jews, 1670-1918
    av Jr., William O. McCagg

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206497

    "William McCagg has done a great service for scholarship-and for Habsburg scholarship in particular-through his book. Scholars are in his debt." -History of European Ideas" . . . strongly recommended to those interested in either Jewish or Habsburg…

  • Intimate Violence

    Intimate Violence
    av Laura E. Tanner

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356482

    "Tanner deals with the central question of all narrative texts: how the reader is manipulated into empathy or distance by the text. . . . This study . . . is the sort that needs to be redone in every classroom and by every mature reader. . . . Tanne…

  • 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…

  • Signs of Meaning in the Universe

    Signs of Meaning in the Universe
    av Jesper Hoffmeyer

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253332332

    From reviews for the bestselling Danish edition:" . . . dashing and idiomatic language that is a pleasure to read." -Berlingske Tidende" . . . an appetizer and eye opener . . . Hoffmeyer is a modernistic pioneer in the wide open spaces of the natura…

  • The Other Heading

    The Other Heading
    av Jacques Derrida

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253316936

    Prompted by the unification of Europe in 1992 and by recent events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, Jacques Derrida begins this compelling essay on contemporary world politics with the issue of European identity. What, he asks, is Europe? How…

  • Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

    Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253040022

    How and why have anti-Zionism and antisemitism become so radical and widespread? This timely and important volume argues convincingly that today's inflamed rhetoric exceeds the boundaries of legitimate criticism of the policies and actions of the st…

  • Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

    Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038692

    How and why have anti-Zionism and antisemitism become so radical and widespread? This timely and important volume argues convincingly that today's inflamed rhetoric exceeds the boundaries of legitimate criticism of the policies and actions of the st…

  • American Sacred Space

    American Sacred Space

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210067

    In a series of pioneering studies, this book examines the creation-and the conflict behind the creation-of sacred space in America. The essays in this volume visit places in America where economic, political, and social forces clash over the sacred…

  • American Refugee Policy and European Jewry, 1933-1945

    American Refugee Policy and European Jewry, 1933-1945
    av Richard Bretman

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253304155

    How does one explain America's failure to take bold action to resist the Nazi persecution and murder of European Jews? In contrast to recent writers who place the blame on anti-Semitism in American society at large and within the Roosevelt administr…

  • Hoelderlin's Hymn "The Ister"

    Hoelderlin's Hymn "The Ister"
    av Martin Heidegger

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253330642

    Martin Heidegger's 1942 lecture course interprets Friedrich Hoelderlin's hymn "The Ister" within the context of Hoelderlin's poetic and philosophical work, with particular emphasis on Hoelderlin's dialogue with Greek tragedy. Delivered in summer 194…

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Sergei Rachmaninoff
    av Sergei Bertensson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214218

    Sergei Rachmaninoff A Lifetime in Music Sergei Bertensson and Jay Leyda, with the assistance of Sophia Satina With a new introduction by David Butler Cannata An indispensable and captivating document, now back in print!Throughout his career as compo…

  • The Essential Peirce, Volume 2

    The Essential Peirce, Volume 2

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211903

    Praise for Volume 1:" . . . a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces. . . . all the Peirce most people will ever need." -Louis Menand, The New York Review of BooksVolume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader's…

  • The Speed of Light

    The Speed of Light
    av David A. Grandy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220868

    Light-our experience of light, our measurement of light, and the notion that light speed is constant-can be understood to mark our interface with the cosmos. David A. Grandy's book moves from the scientific to the existential, from Einstein to Merle…

  • Levinas and the Trauma of Responsibility

    Levinas and the Trauma of Responsibility
    av Cynthia D. Coe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253031976

    Levinas's account of responsibility challenges dominant notions of time, autonomy, and subjectivity according to Cynthia D. Coe. Employing the concept of trauma in Levinas's late writings, Coe draws together his understanding of time and his claim t…

  • Levinas and the Trauma of Responsibility

    Levinas and the Trauma of Responsibility
    av Cynthia D. Coe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253031969

    Levinas's account of responsibility challenges dominant notions of time, autonomy, and subjectivity according to Cynthia D. Coe. Employing the concept of trauma in Levinas's late writings, Coe draws together his understanding of time and his claim t…

  • Time, Narrative, and History

    Time, Narrative, and History
    av David Carr

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253206039

    "For description and defense of the narrative configurations of everyday life, and of the practical and social character of those narratives, there is no better treatment than Time, Narrative, and History. . . . a clear, judicious, and truthful acco…

  • History and Truth in Hegel's Phenomenology, Third Edition

    History and Truth in Hegel's Phenomenology, Third Edition
    av Merold Westphal

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253212214

    "This fairly small book must take its place as the best introductory study of Hegel's Phenomenology available." -Philosophy and Phenomenological Research"Westphal's book is a comprehensive guide to the argument of the entire phenomenology. . . . wil…

  • Street Dreams and Hip Hop Barbershops

    Street Dreams and Hip Hop Barbershops
    av Brad Weiss

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220752

    For young men in urban Tanzania, barbershops are sites of the struggle to earn a living amid economic crisis. With names like Brooklyn Barber House and Boyz II Men, these workplaces are also nodes in an explosion of popular culture that appropriates…

  • Party, State, and Society in the Russian Civil War

    Party, State, and Society in the Russian Civil War

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205414

    "This volume is a valuable source of information that also represents a genuinely collaborative approach to understanding Soviet history. The collection is so rich that every scholar and teacher of Soviet history will want to consult it. Highly reco…

  • Party, State, and Society in the Russian Civil War

    Party, State, and Society in the Russian Civil War

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253332622

    "This volume is a valuable source of information that also represents a genuinely collaborative approach to understanding Soviet history. The collection is so rich that every scholar and teacher of Soviet history will want to consult it. Highly reco…

  • Recycling Indian Clothing

    Recycling Indian Clothing
    av Lucy Norris

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222084

    In today's globally connected marketplace, a wedding sari in rural north India may become a woman's blouse or cushion cover in a Western boutique. Lucy Norris's anthropological study of the recycling of clothes in Delhi follows garments as they are…

  • Recycling Indian Clothing

    Recycling Indian Clothing
    av Lucy Norris

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253355010

    In today's globally connected marketplace, a wedding sari in rural north India may become a woman's blouse or cushion cover in a Western boutique. Lucy Norris' anthropological study of the recycling of clothes in Delhi follows garments as they are g…

  • The Bolsheviks in Power

    The Bolsheviks in Power
    av Alexander Rabinowitch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220424

    A major contribution to the historiography of the world in the 20th century, The Bolsheviks in Power focuses on the fateful first year of Soviet rule in Petrograd. It examines events that profoundly shaped the Soviet political system that endured th…

  • Barbarians within the Gates of Rome

    Barbarians within the Gates of Rome
    av Thomas S. Burns

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253312884

    Rarely, if ever, does a new writer dazzle us with such a vivid imagination and storytelling, flawlessly capturing the essence of a land, a people, a legend. Conn Iggulden is just such a writer, bringing to vivid life one of the most fascinating eras…

  • Psyche Reborn

    Psyche Reborn
    av Susan Stanford Friedman

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204493

    " . . . a major study of the poetry." -Sandra M. Gilbert, New York Times Book Review" . . . the first book-length study to approach H.D. from a feminist perspective. . . . Psyche Reborn is a valuable book not only for H.D. specialists but also for t…

  • Modern Afghanistan

    Modern Afghanistan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253030054

    What impact does 40 years of war, violence, and military intervention have on a country and its people? As the "global war on terror" now stretches into the 21st century with no clear end in sight, Identity and Politics in Modern Afghanistan collect…

  • Modern Afghanistan

    Modern Afghanistan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253029775

    What impact does 40 years of war, violence, and military intervention have on a country and its people? As the "global war on terror" now stretches into the 21st century with no clear end in sight, Identity and Politics in Modern Afghanistan collect…

  • Kalevala Mythology, Revised Edition

    Kalevala Mythology, Revised Edition
    av Juha Y. Pentikainen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213525

    "Pentikainen's exceptional interdisciplinary study will richly reward those interested in the dynamics of artistic creation and cultural construction, ethnic emergence and political nationalism, and shamanistic belief systems." -American Anthropolog…

  • Dolly Parton, Gender, and Country Music

    Dolly Parton, Gender, and Country Music
    av Leigh H. Edwards

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253031556

    Dolly Parton is instantly recognizable for her iconic style and persona, but how did she create her enduring image? Dolly crafted her exaggerated appearance and stage personality by combining two opposing stereotypes-the innocent mountain girl and t…

  • Dolly Parton, Gender, and Country Music

    Dolly Parton, Gender, and Country Music
    av Leigh H. Edwards

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253031549

    Dolly Parton is instantly recognizable for her iconic style and persona, but how did she create her enduring image? Dolly crafted her exaggerated appearance and stage personality by combining two opposing stereotypes-the innocent mountain girl and t…

  • Riddley Walker

    Riddley Walker
    av Russell Hoban

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253212344

    Describes Riddley Walker's attempt to understand the past and present of a world which continues to exist two thousand years after the ultimate catastrophe

  • Spirited Wind Playing

    Spirited Wind Playing
    av Kim Walker

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024848

    Peppered with tips, helpful hints, and personal anecdotes to illustrate real-life application, this performance guide is essential for any wind player interested in taking his or her virtuosity to the next level. Internationally renowned bassoonist…

  • The Defiant Life of Vera Figner

    The Defiant Life of Vera Figner
    av Lynne Ann Hartnett

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012845

    This engaging biography tells the dramatic story of a Russian noblewoman turned revolutionary terrorist. Born in 1852 in the last years of serfdom, Vera Figner came of age as Imperial Russian society was being rocked by the massive upheaval that cul…

  • Getting By in Postsocialist Romania

    Getting By in Postsocialist Romania
    av David A. Kideckel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219404

    This compelling ethnographic study describes how two groups of Romanian industrial workers have fared since the end of socialism. Once labor's elite, the celebrated coal miners of the Jiu Valley and the chemical workers of the Fagaras region had man…

  • Language and "The Feminine" in Nietzsche and Heidegger

    Language and "The Feminine" in Nietzsche and Heidegger
    av Jean McConnell Graybeal

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205896

    Nietzsche and Heidegger were both lovers of language, and author Jean Graybeal argues that their writing styles demonstrate a relationship with the feminine dimension of language. Using as a framework the theories of Julia Kristeva concerning the "s…

  • The Silence of the Spirits

    The Silence of the Spirits
    av Wilfried N'Sonde

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253028945

    What are the limits of empathy and forgiveness? How can someone with a shameful past find a new path that allows for both healing and reckoning? When Clovis and Christelle find themselves face-to-face on a train heading to the outskirts of Paris, th…

  • Humane Music Education for the Common Good

    Humane Music Education for the Common Good

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046918

    Why teach music? Who deserves a music education? Can making and learning about music contribute to the common good? In Humane Music Education for the Common Good, scholars and educators from around the world offer unique responses to the recent UNES…

  • Humane Music Education for the Common Good

    Humane Music Education for the Common Good

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046901

    Why teach music? Who deserves a music education? Can making and learning about music contribute to the common good? In Humane Music Education for the Common Good, scholars and educators from around the world offer unique responses to the recent UNES…

  • Heidegger and Kabbalah

    Heidegger and Kabbalah
    av Elliot R. Wolfson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042569

    While many scholars have noted Martin Heidegger's indebtedness to Christian mystical sources, as well as his affinity with Taoism and Buddhism, Elliot R. Wolfson expands connections between Heidegger's thought and kabbalistic material. By arguing th…

  • Heidegger and Kabbalah

    Heidegger and Kabbalah
    av Elliot R. Wolfson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042576

    While many scholars have noted Martin Heidegger's indebtedness to Christian mystical sources, as well as his affinity with Taoism and Buddhism, Elliot R. Wolfson expands connections between Heidegger's thought and kabbalistic material. By arguing th…

  • How about Demons?

    How about Demons?
    av Felicitas D. Goodman

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204677

    "Quite an interesting book . . . " -Religious Studies Review"It is by far superior to anything else on demons we have seen in the past few years." -The American Rationalist" . . . Goodman is to be commended for a stimulating and wide-reaching treatm…

  • Sex, Politics, and Comedy

    Sex, Politics, and Comedy
    av Richard W. McCormick

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253048349

    Ernst Lubitsch (1982-1947) was one of the most successful and influential German filmmakers in American film comedy. In this volume, Rick McCormick argues for a more transnational view of Lubitsch's career and films with respect to nationality, ethn…

  • Sex, Politics, and Comedy

    Sex, Politics, and Comedy
    av Richard W. McCormick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253048332

    Ernst Lubitsch (1982-1947) was one of the most successful and influential German filmmakers in American film comedy. In this volume, Rick McCormick argues for a more transnational view of Lubitsch's career and films with respect to nationality, ethn…

  • The Essential Peirce, Volume 1

    The Essential Peirce, Volume 1

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207210

    " . . . a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces. . . . all the Peirce most people will ever need." -Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books"The Monist essays are included in the first volume of the compact and welcome Es…

  • Wandering with Sadhus

    Wandering with Sadhus
    av Sondra L. Hausner

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219497

    In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers-sadhus or ascetics-in northern India and Nepal, Sondra L. Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice, the stripping away…

  • The Registration of Baroque Organ Music

    The Registration of Baroque Organ Music
    av Barbara Owen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210852

    "In this book, Barbara Owen has created a rich resource of historical information coupled with strategies for interpreting that information on today's instruments." -Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society". . . Barbara Owen has succeeded…

  • Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

    Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition
    av Fatima Mernissi
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204233

    Required reading... " -Elizabeth Fernea, The University of Texas at AustinIf a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, ho…

  • Georg Muffat on Performance Practice

    Georg Muffat on Performance Practice
    av Georg Muffat

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213976

    " . . . a fascinating overall impression of the day-to-day concerns and working environment of a professional musician of the late 17th century." -American RecorderThis volume presents Muffat's texts along with variants from his own editions in othe…

  • Making Intangible Heritage

    Making Intangible Heritage
    av Valdimar Hafstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037930

    In Making Intangible Heritage, Valdimar Tr. Hafstein-folklorist and official delegate to UNESCO-tells the story of UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Convention. In the ethnographic tradition, Hafstein peers underneath the official account, revealing the…

  • Making Intangible Heritage

    Making Intangible Heritage
    av Valdimar Hafstein

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037923

    In Making Intangible Heritage, Valdimar Tr. Hafstein-folklorist and official delegate to UNESCO-tells the story of UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Convention. In the ethnographic tradition, Hafstein peers underneath the official account, revealing the…

  • Space and Mobility in Palestine

    Space and Mobility in Palestine
    av Julie Peteet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024930

    Professor Julie Peteet believes that the concept of mobility is key to understanding how place and space act as forms of power, identity, and meaning among Palestinians in Israel today. In Space and Mobility in Palestine, she investigates how Israel…

  • Space and Mobility in Palestine

    Space and Mobility in Palestine
    av Julie Peteet

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024800

    Professor Julie Peteet believes that the concept of mobility is key to understanding how place and space act as forms of power, identity, and meaning among Palestinians in Israel today. In Space and Mobility in Palestine, she investigates how Israel…

  • How the World Looks to a Bee

    How the World Looks to a Bee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046253

    What can you learn about your world in just a moment? Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue? Or whether dogs can read our facial expressions? Don Glass and experts in their fields answer these questions and many more. Written for readers of all…

  • How the World Looks to a Bee

    How the World Looks to a Bee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046260

    What can you learn about your world in just a moment? Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue? Or whether dogs can read our facial expressions? Don Glass and experts in their fields answer these questions and many more. Written for readers of all…

  • Arrest the Music!

    Arrest the Music!
    av Tejumola Olaniyan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217189

    "Olaniyan has given us a profound and beautifully integrated book which culminates in a persuasive interpretation of the relationship between Fela's apparently incompatible presentational selves. . . . The book's accessible and evocative prose is in…

  • Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive

    Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive
    av J. Parker Lamb
    (1 recension)

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253348630

    The diesel locomotive sent shock waves through rigid corporate cultures and staid government regulators. For some, the new technology promised to be a source of enormous profits; for others, the railroad industry seemed a threat to their very liveli…

  • Habits of Whiteness

    Habits of Whiteness
    av Terrance MacMullan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220714

    Habits of Whiteness offers a new way to talk about race and racism by focusing on racial habits and how to change them. According to Terrance MacMullan, the concept of racial whiteness has undermined attempts to create a truly democratic society in…

  • Habits of Whiteness

    Habits of Whiteness
    av Terrance Macmullan, John J. Stuhr, Terrance Macmullan

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253318138

    "Habits of Whiteness" offers a new way to talk about race and racism by focusing on racial habits and how to change them. According to Terrance MacMullan, the concept of racial whiteness has undermined attempts to create a truly democratic society i…

  • Shatterzone of Empires

    Shatterzone of Empires

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006356

    Shatterzone of Empires is a comprehensive analysis of interethnic relations, coexistence, and violence in Europe's eastern borderlands over the past two centuries. In this vast territory, extending from the Baltic to the Black Sea, four major empire…

  • Screening Strangers

    Screening Strangers
    av Yosefa Loshitzky

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221827

    Yosefa Loshitzky challenges the utopian notion of a post-national "New Europe" by focusing on the waves of migrants and refugees that some view as a potential threat to European identity, a concern heightened by the rhetoric of the war on terror, th…

  • Screening Strangers

    Screening Strangers
    av Yosefa Loshitzky

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253354532

    Yosefa Loshitzky challenges the utopian notion of a post-national "New Europe" by focusing on the waves of migrants and refugees that some view as a potential threat to European identity, a concern heightened by the rhetoric of the war on terror, th…

  • 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…