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  • World Histories From Below

    World Histories From Below

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472587633

    An emphasis on global structures and forces tends to privilege elites and their accomplishments, especially in the grand narratives of student textbooks. This book is an antidote to such studies and places 'ordinary' people and subordinated subjects…

  • World Histories From Below

    World Histories From Below

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472587640

    An emphasis on global structures and forces tends to privilege elites and their accomplishments, especially in the grand narratives of student textbooks. This book is an antidote to such studies and places 'ordinary' people and subordinated subjects…

  • A History of Eastern Europe, 1740-1918

    A History of Eastern Europe, 1740-1918
    av Ian D. Armour

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849664882

    A History of Eastern Europe 1740-1918: Empires, Nations and Modernisation provides a comprehensive, authoritative account of the region during a troubled period that finished with the First World War. Ian Armour focuses on the three major themes tha…

  • Difference and Repetition

    Difference and Repetition
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472572356

    Since its publication in 1968, Difference and Repetition, an exposition of the critique of identity, has come to be considered a contemporary classic in philosophy and one of Gilles Deleuze's most important works. The text follows the development of…

  • Valkyrie

    Valkyrie
    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314770

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZEValkyries: the female supernatural beings that choose who dies and who lives on the battlefield. They protect some, but guide spears, arrows and sword blades into the bodies of others. Viking myths about…

  • Valkyrie

    Valkyrie
    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350230309

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZEValkyries: the female supernatural beings that choose who dies and who lives on the battlefield. They protect some, but guide spears, arrows and sword blades into the bodies of others. Viking myths about…

  • Teaching English to Young Learners

    Teaching English to Young Learners

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472588562

    Aimed at student teachers, educators and practitioners, Teaching English Language to Young Learners outlines and explains the crucial issues, themes and scenarios relating to this area of teaching. Each chapter by a leading international scholar off…

  • Teaching English to Young Learners

    Teaching English to Young Learners

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472588579

    Aimed at student teachers, educators and practitioners, Teaching English Language to Young Learners outlines and explains the crucial issues, themes and scenarios relating to this area of teaching. Each chapter by a leading international scholar off…

  • Building a Character

    Building a Character
    av Constantin Stanislavski

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780935676

    In this follow up to his most famous book, An Actor Prepares, Stanislavski develop his influential 'system' of acting by exploring the imaginative processes at the heart of the actor's craft. Building a Character deals with the physical realisation…

  • The Dictionary of Fashion History

    The Dictionary of Fashion History
    av Valerie Cumming

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472577702

    - What is an Apollo knot?- Who wore a Welch wig?- When were Zouave jackets the height of fashion?This new edition of The Dictionary of Fashion History further updates the landmark work of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard.…

  • The Dictionary of Fashion History

    The Dictionary of Fashion History
    av Valerie Cumming

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472577696

    - What is an Apollo knot?- Who wore a Welch wig?- When were Zouave jackets the height of fashion?This new edition of The Dictionary of Fashion History further updates the landmark work of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard.…

  • An Actor Prepares

    An Actor Prepares
    av Constantin Stanislavski

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780938431

    An Actor Prepares is the most famous acting training book ever to have been written and the work of Stanislavski has inspired generations of actors and trainers. This translation was the first to introduce Stanislavski's 'system' to the English spea…

  • A Thousand Plateaus

    A Thousand Plateaus
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780935379

    A Thousand Plateaus is the second part of Deleuze and Guattari's landmark philosophical project, Capitalism and Schizophrenia - a project that still sets the terms of contemporary philosophical debate. Written over a seven year period, A Thousand Pl…

  • Hegel in A Wired Brain

    Hegel in A Wired Brain
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350124417

    In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of G.W.F. Hegel, Slavoj Zizek gives us a reading of the philosophical giant that changes our way of thinking about our new posthuman era. No ordinary study of Hegel, Hegel in a Wired Brain investi…

  • Debating New Approaches to History

    Debating New Approaches to History

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474281928

    With its innovative format, Debating New Approaches to History addresses issues currently at the top of the discipline's theoretical and methodological agenda. In its chapters, leading historians of both older and younger generations from across the…

  • Debating New Approaches to History

    Debating New Approaches to History

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474281911

    With its innovative format, Debating New Approaches to History addresses issues currently at the top of the discipline's theoretical and methodological agenda. In its chapters, leading historians of both older and younger generations from across the…

  • Not for You

    Not for You
    av Ronen Givony

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501360688

    There has never been a band like Pearl Jam. The Seattle quintet has recorded eleven studio albums; sold some 85 million records; played over a thousand shows, in fifty countries; and had five different albums reach number one. But Pearl Jam's story…

  • Dissemination

    Dissemination
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474243711

    First published in 1972, Dissemination contains three of Derrida's most central and seminal works: 'Plato's Pharmacy', 'The Double Session' and 'Dissemination'. The essays present a re-evaluation of the logic of meaning and the function of writing i…

  • Impro

    Impro
    av Keith Johnstone

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350069039

    In this landmark work Keith Johnstone provides a revelatory guide to rediscovering and unlocking the imagination. Admired for its clarity and zest, Impro lays bare the techniques and exercises used to foster spontaneity and narrative skill for actor…

  • Design, Ecology, Politics

    Design, Ecology, Politics
    av Joanna Boehnert

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472588609

    Design, Ecology, Politics links social and ecological theory to design theory and practice, critiquing the ways in which the design industry perpetuates unsustainable development.Boehnert argues that when design does engage with issues of sustainabi…

  • Design, Ecology, Politics

    Design, Ecology, Politics
    av Joanna Boehnert

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472588616

    Design, Ecology, Politics links social and ecological theory to design theory and practice, critiquing the ways in which the design industry perpetuates unsustainable development.Boehnert argues that when design does engage with issues of sustainabi…

  • The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History

    The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History
    av Emma L. E. Rees

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628922127

    From South Park to Kathy Acker, from Lars Von Trier to Sex and the City, women's sexual organs are demonized. In The Vagina: A Literary and Cultural History, Emma L.E. Rees investigates the evolution of this demonization: she considers how writers,…

  • To Have or To Be?

    To Have or To Be?
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936802

    To Have Or to Be? is one of the seminal books of the second half of the 20th century. Nothing less than a manifesto for a new social and psychological revolution to save our threatened planet, this book is a summary of the penetrating thought of Eri…

  • The Three Ecologies

    The Three Ecologies
    av Felix Guattari

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472523815

    Extending the definition of ecology to encompass social relations and human subjectivity as well as environmental concerns, The Three Ecologies argues that the ecological crises that threaten our planet are the direct result of the expansion of a ne…

  • The Creative Screenwriter

    The Creative Screenwriter
    av Craig Batty, Zara Waldeback

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408137192

    Creativity is becoming increasingly important in an age of advanced audience sophistication. It's no longer enough to follow standard writing techniques - becoming a first-class screenwriter demands not only a command of craft, but an understanding…

  • In Search of the Romans Second Edition

    In Search of the Romans Second Edition
    av James Renshaw

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474299916

    In Search of the Romans is a lively and informative introduction to ancient Rome. Making extensive use of ancient sources and copiously illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps and plans, now for the first time in colour, its opening two chapter…

  • Studying Plays

    Studying Plays
    av Dr Mick Wallis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350007321

    Now in its 4th edition, this is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the critical study of drama. Using familiar examples of classic and contemporary works such as Shakespeare's King Lear, Ibsen's A Doll's House and Timberlake Wertenbaker…

  • Studying Plays

    Studying Plays
    av Dr Mick Wallis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350007338

    Now in its 4th edition, this is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the critical study of drama. Using familiar examples of classic and contemporary works such as Shakespeare's King Lear, Ibsen's A Doll's House and Timberlake Wertenbaker…

  • The Jesus and Mary Chain's Psychocandy

    The Jesus and Mary Chain's Psychocandy
    av Paula Mejia

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929508

    The Jesus and Mary Chain's swooning debut Psychocandy seared through the underground and through the pop charts, shifting the role of noise within pop music forever. Post-punk and pro-confusion, Psychocandy became the sound of a generation poised on…

  • Violence and the Sacred

    Violence and the Sacred
    av Dr Rene Girard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472520814

    Violence and the Sacred is Rene Girard's landmark study of human evil. Here Girard explores violence as it is represented and occurs throughout history, literature and myth. Girard's forceful and thought-provoking analyses of Biblical narrative, Gre…

  • Being and Event

    Being and Event
    av Alain Badiou

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472511065

    Since the book's first publication in 1988, Alain Badiou's Being and Event has established itself of one of the most important and controversial works in contemporary philosophy and its author as one of the most influential thinkers of our time. Bei…

  • The Ahuman Manifesto

    The Ahuman Manifesto
    av Patricia MacCormack

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350081109

    We are in the midst of a growing ecological crisis. Developing technologies and cultural interventions are throwing the status of "human" into question. It is against this context that Patricia McCormack delivers her expert justification for the "ah…

  • The Ahuman Manifesto

    The Ahuman Manifesto
    av Patricia MacCormack

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350081093

    We are in the midst of a growing ecological crisis. Developing technologies and cultural interventions are throwing the status of "human" into question. It is against this context that Patricia McCormack delivers her expert justification for the "ah…

  • Elvis Presley's From Elvis in Memphis

    Elvis Presley's From Elvis in Memphis
    av Eric Wolfson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501355387

    "I had to leave town for a little while--" with these words, Elvis Presley truly came home to rock and roll. A little over a month earlier he had staged rock's first and greatest comeback in a television program, forever known as "The '68 Comeback S…

  • After Virtue

    After Virtue
    av Alasdair MacIntyre

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936253

    Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy. In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language that h…

  • Fitting and Pattern Alteration

    Fitting and Pattern Alteration
    av Elizabeth Liechty

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501318207

    Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration, Third Edition, shows readers how to recognize, evaluate, and correct fit for 88 figure variations. This comprehensive guide presents prov…

  • How to Be an Existentialist

    How to Be an Existentialist
    av Gary Cox

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350068988

    The 10th anniversary edition of a witty classic about the philosophy of existentialism. It is also a genuine self-help book offering clear advice on how to live according to the principles of existentialism formulated by Nietzsche, Sartre, Camus, an…

  • Introduction to Multimodal Analysis

    Introduction to Multimodal Analysis
    av Per Ledin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350069138

    Introduction to Multimodal Analysis is a unique and accessible textbook that critically explains this ground-breaking approach to visual analysis. Now thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition reflects the most recent developments in theory…

  • Introduction to Multimodal Analysis

    Introduction to Multimodal Analysis
    av Per Ledin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350069145

    Introduction to Multimodal Analysis is a unique and accessible textbook that critically explains this ground-breaking approach to visual analysis. Now thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition reflects the most recent developments in theory…

  • The Meaning of Life and Death

    The Meaning of Life and Death
    av Michael Hauskeller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350073647

    What is the point of living? If we are all going to die anyway, if nothing will remain of whatever we achieve in this life, why should we bother trying to achieve anything in the first place? Can we be mortal and still live a meaningful life? Questi…

  • The Meaning of Life and Death

    The Meaning of Life and Death
    av Michael Hauskeller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350073630

    What is the point of living? If we are all going to die anyway, if nothing will remain of whatever we achieve in this life, why should we bother trying to achieve anything in the first place? Can we be mortal and still live a meaningful life? Questi…

  • Reimagining Childhood Studies

    Reimagining Childhood Studies

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350019218

    Reimagining Childhood Studies incites, and provides a forum for, dialogue and debate about the direction and impetus for critical and global approaches to social-cultural studies of children and their childhoods. Set against the backdrop of a quarte…

  • Reimagining Childhood Studies

    Reimagining Childhood Studies

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350019225

    Reimagining Childhood Studies incites, and provides a forum for, dialogue and debate about the direction and impetus for critical and global approaches to social-cultural studies of children and their childhoods. Set against the backdrop of a quarte…

  • Revolutions in Communication

    Revolutions in Communication
    av Bill Kovarik

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628924787

    Revolutions in Communication offers a new approach to media history, presenting an encyclopedic look at the way technological change has linked social and ideological communities. Using key figures in history to benchmark the chronology of technical…

  • Educational Research

    Educational Research
    av Professor Gert Biesta

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350097971

    With so much technical information about research methods it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture of why we carry out educational research and where and how research might contribute to the improvement of education. Educational Research: An U…

  • Educational Research

    Educational Research
    av Professor Gert Biesta

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350097988

    With so much technical information about research methods it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture of why we carry out educational research and where and how research might contribute to the improvement of education. Educational Research: An U…

  • Angelo Badalamenti's Soundtrack from Twin Peaks

    Angelo Badalamenti's Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
    av Clare Nina Norelli

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501323010

    When Twin Peaks debuted on the ABC network on the night of April 8, 1990, thirty-five million viewers tuned in to some of the most unusual television of their lives. Centered on an eccentric, coffee-loving FBI agent's investigation into the murder o…

  • Dissensus

    Dissensus
    av Jacques Ranciere

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472583550

    Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics brings together some of Jacques Ranciere's most recent writings on art and politics to show the critical potential of two of his most important concepts: the aesthetics of politics and the politics of aesthetics…

  • Adornment

    Adornment
    av Stephen Davies

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350120983

    Elaborating the history, variety, pervasiveness, and function of the adornments and ornaments with which we beautify ourselves, this book takes in human prehistory, ancient civilizations, hunter-foragers, and present-day industrial societies to tell…

  • Adornment

    Adornment
    av Stephen Davies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350120990

    Elaborating the history, variety, pervasiveness, and function of the adornments and ornaments with which we beautify ourselves, this book takes in human prehistory, ancient civilizations, hunter-foragers, and present-day industrial societies to tell…

  • Reflective Playwork

    Reflective Playwork
    av Jacky Kilvington

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474254038

    In a world where we are ever seeking to protect our children and to encourage their educational progress, it is often overlooked that the need for play is as important as the need for food and sleep. Drawing on playwork methodology, theory and pract…

  • Reflective Playwork

    Reflective Playwork
    av Jacky Kilvington

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474254052

    In a world where we are ever seeking to protect our children and to encourage their educational progress, it is often overlooked that the need for play is as important as the need for food and sleep. Drawing on playwork methodology, theory and pract…

  • Understanding Media Semiotics

    Understanding Media Semiotics
    av Professor Marcel Danesi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350064164

    Media semiotics is a valuable method of focusing on the hidden meanings within media texts. This new edition brings Understanding Media Semiotics fully up to date and is written for students of the media, of linguistics and those interested in study…

  • Understanding Media Semiotics

    Understanding Media Semiotics
    av Professor Marcel Danesi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350064171

    Media semiotics is a valuable method of focusing on the hidden meanings within media texts. This new edition brings Understanding Media Semiotics fully up to date and is written for students of the media, of linguistics and those interested in study…

  • Meditation in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

    Meditation in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474234634

    Meditative practices have flourished in widely different parts of Eurasia, yet historical research on such practices is limited. Research to date has focused on contexts rather than actual practices, and within individual traditions.For the first ti…

  • Benjamin on Fashion

    Benjamin on Fashion
    av Philipp Ekardt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350075993

    Benjamin on Fashion reconstructs and redefines Walter Benjamin's complex, fragmentary and yet influential fashion theory that he developed in the Arcades Project (1927-1940) and beyond, while situating it within the environment from which it emerged…

  • A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism

    A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism
    av Paul Dicken

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472575906

    What are the reasons for believing scientific theories to be true? The contemporary debate around scientific realism exposes questions about the very nature of scientific knowledge. A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism explores and advances…

  • A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism

    A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism
    av Paul Dicken

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472575913

    What are the reasons for believing scientific theories to be true? The contemporary debate around scientific realism exposes questions about the very nature of scientific knowledge. A Critical Introduction to Scientific Realism explores and advances…

  • A Short History of Ancient Greece

    A Short History of Ancient Greece
    av P.J. Rhodes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350127524

    Classical Greece and its legacy have long inspired a powerful and passionate fascination. The civilization that bequeathed to later ages drama and democracy, Homer and heroism, myth and Mycenae and the Delphic Oracle and the Olympic Games has, perha…

  • Strategic Design Thinking

    Strategic Design Thinking

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628924701

    Who can design? For too long, that question has highlighted the supposed division between right-brain dominant "creative types" and left-brain dominant "analytical types." Such a division is not practical for preparing students to become innovative…

  • Metallica's Metallica

    Metallica's Metallica
    av David Masciotra

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929300

    In 1991, Metallica released their fifth studio album that would become known and beloved around the world as "The Black Album." Since its release, it has sold 30 million copies, and become a towering monument in the pantheon of rock's greatest recor…

  • Utopian Universities

    Utopian Universities

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350138636

    In a remarkable decade of public investment in higher education, some 200 new university campuses were established worldwide between 1961 and 1970. This volume offers a comparative and connective global history of these institutions, illustrating ho…

  • Fabric of Vision

    Fabric of Vision
    av Anne Hollander

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474251648

    Clothing appears in all forms of figurative painting, often taking up two thirds of a frame; yet it can often go unnoticed. Far more than a simple means of identifying the status or occupation of a figure, clothes and cloth are used creatively by ar…

  • A History of Italian Cinema

    A History of Italian Cinema
    av Peter Bondanella

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501307638

    A History of Italian Cinema, 2nd edition is the much anticipated update from the author of the bestselling Italian Cinema - which has been published in four landmark editions and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2018. Building upon decades of…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857857613

    Eighteenth-century fashion was cosmopolitan and varied. Whilst the wildly extravagant and colorful elite fashions parodied in contemporary satire had significant influence on wider dress habits, more austere garments produced in darker fabrics also…

  • A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

    A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350204690

    Eighteenth-century fashion was cosmopolitan and varied. Whilst the wildly extravagant and colorful elite fashions parodied in contemporary satire had significant influence on wider dress habits, more austere garments produced in darker fabrics also…

  • Rethinking Heritage

    Rethinking Heritage

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350178632

    This collection brings together leading writers and thinkers to examine the ways in which ingrained assumptions about heritage are being challenged today. It explores key questions that surround heritage as a pressing political issue: what happens w…