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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics

    Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics
    av Julie Cole

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501318245

    With hundreds of step-by-step illustrated instructions and a user-friendly, stay-flat format, Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics provides emerging fashion designers with comprehensive information on how to draft patterns for popular cut-and-sew…

  • How to be Good

    How to be Good
    av Gary Cox

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350154599

    What is goodness? Is goodness achievable, and if so, how? If being a good person is a matter of doing the right thing, then what is the right thing to do? Is it acting rationally, promoting happiness, exercising moderation in all things or respectin…

  • 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…

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472518385

    This Arden edition of Hamlet, arguably Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, presents an authoritative, modernized text based on the Second Quarto text with a new introductory essay covering key productions and criticism in the decade since its first publ…

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472518392

    This Arden edition of Hamlet, arguably Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, presents an authoritative, modernized text based on the Second Quarto text with a new introductory essay covering key productions and criticism in the decade since its first publ…

  • 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…

  • The Myth of Luck

    The Myth of Luck
    av Steven D. Hales

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350149298

    Humanity has thrown everything we have at implacable luck-novel theologies, entire philosophical movements, fresh branches of mathematics-and yet we seem to have gained only the smallest edge on the power of fortune. The Myth of Luck tells us why we…

  • The Myth of Luck

    The Myth of Luck
    av Steven D. Hales

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350149281

    Humanity has thrown everything we have at implacable luck-novel theologies, entire philosophical movements, fresh branches of mathematics-and yet we seem to have gained only the smallest edge on the power of fortune. The Myth of Luck tells us why we…

  • 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…

  • A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance

    A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472554642

    The Renaissance was a time of immense change in the social, political, economic, intellectual, and artistic arenas of the Western world. The cultural construction of the human body occupied a pivotal role in those transformations. The social and cul…

  • Donny Hathaway's Donny Hathaway Live

    Donny Hathaway's Donny Hathaway Live
    av Emily J. Lordi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929805

    In January of 1979, the great soul artist Donny Hathaway fell fifteen stories from a window of Manhattan's Essex House Hotel in an alleged suicide. He was 33 years old and everyone he worked with called him a genius. Best known for "A Song for You,"…

  • Staging West German Democracy

    Staging West German Democracy
    av Jan Uelzmann

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501368585

    Staging West German Democracy examines how political "founding discourses" of the nascent Federal Republic (FRG) were reflected, reinforced, and actively manufactured by the Federal government in conjunction with the West German, state-controlled ne…

  • Staging West German Democracy

    Staging West German Democracy
    av Jan Uelzmann

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501347108

    Staging West German Democracy examines how political "founding discourses" of the nascent Federal Republic (FRG) were reflected, reinforced, and actively manufactured by the Federal government in conjunction with the West German, state-controlled ne…

  • Hegel's Rabble

    Hegel's Rabble
    av Frank Ruda

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472510167

    In Hegel's Rabble, Frank Ruda identifies and explores a crucial problem in the Hegelian philosophy of right that strikes at the heart of Hegel's conception of the state. This singular problem, which Ruda argues is the problem of Hegelian political t…

  • Making Media Theory

    Making Media Theory
    av Marcel O'Gorman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501358616

    Making Media Theory is about the study, practice, and hands-on design of media theory. It looks at experimental research methods and engages in media analysis, inviting readers to respond to and shape the materiality of media while carefully conside…

  • Making Media Theory

    Making Media Theory
    av Marcel O'Gorman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501358623

    Making Media Theory is about the study, practice, and hands-on design of media theory. It looks at experimental research methods and engages in media analysis, inviting readers to respond to and shape the materiality of media while carefully conside…

  • A Modern History of Hong Kong

    A Modern History of Hong Kong
    av Steve Tsang

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350137769

    This major history of Hong Kong tells the remarkable story of how a cluster of remote fishing villages grew into an icon of capitalism. The story began in 1842 with the founding of the Crown Colony after the First Anglo-Chinese war - the original 'O…

  • Henri Bergson and Visual Culture

    Henri Bergson and Visual Culture
    av Paul Atkinson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350161771

    What does it mean to see time in the visual arts and how does art reveal the nature of time? Paul Atkinson investigates these questions through the work of the French philosopher Henri Bergson, whose theory of time as duration made him one of the mo…

  • Henri Bergson and Visual Culture

    Henri Bergson and Visual Culture
    av Paul Atkinson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350161764

    What does it mean to see time in the visual arts and how does art reveal the nature of time? Paul Atkinson investigates these questions through the work of the French philosopher Henri Bergson, whose theory of time as duration made him one of the mo…

  • Tori Amos's Boys for Pele

    Tori Amos's Boys for Pele
    av Amy Gentry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501321313

    It's hard to think of a solo female recording artist who has been as revered or as reviled over the course of her career as Tori Amos. Amy Gentry argues that these violent aesthetic responses to Amos's performance, both positive and negative, are or…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Who Understands Comics?

    Who Understands Comics?
    av Dr Neil Cohn

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350156043

    Drawings and sequential images are so pervasive in contemporary society that we may take their understanding for granted. But how transparent are they really, and how universally are they understood? Combining recent advances from linguistics, cogni…

  • Who Understands Comics?

    Who Understands Comics?
    av Dr Neil Cohn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350156036

    Drawings and sequential images are so pervasive in contemporary society that we may take their understanding for granted. But how transparent are they really, and how universally are they understood? Combining recent advances from linguistics, cogni…

  • Shadow Cinema

    Shadow Cinema

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501351594

    Filmmakers and cinema industries across the globe invest more time, money and creative energy in projects and ideas that never get produced than in the movies that actually make it to the screens. Thousands of projects are abandoned in pre-productio…

  • 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…

  • Taking Rights Seriously

    Taking Rights Seriously
    av Ronald Dworkin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780937564

    A landmark work of political and legal philosophy, Ronald Dworkin's Taking Rights Seriously was acclaimed as a major work on its first publication in 1977 and remains profoundly influential in the 21st century. A forceful statement of liberal princi…

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed

    Pedagogy of the Oppressed
    av Paulo Freire, Myra Bergman Ramos, Donaldo Macedo

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501314131

  • Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

    Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
    av Dr Rene Girard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474268431

    Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World presents a highly original global theory of culture. Here, in his greatest work, Rene Girard explores the function of violence, mimetic desire and the mechanism of the scapegoat, in the history of soci…