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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Urban Design Thinking

    Urban Design Thinking
    av Kim Dovey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472566942

    Urban Design Thinking provides a conceptual toolkit for urban design. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it shows how the design of our cities and urban spaces can be interpreted and informed through contemporary theories of urbanism, arc…

  • Philosophical Posthumanism

    Philosophical Posthumanism
    av Francesca Ferrando

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350186019

    The notion of 'the human' is in need of urgent redefinition. At a time of radical bio-technological developments, and in light of the political and environmental imperatives of our age, the term 'posthuman' provides an alternative. The philosophical…

  • Philosophical Posthumanism

    Philosophical Posthumanism
    av Francesca Ferrando

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350059504

    The notion of 'the human' is in need of urgent redefinition. At a time of radical bio-technological developments, and in light of the political and environmental imperatives of our age, the term 'posthuman' provides an alternative. The philosophical…

  • The Power of Comics

    The Power of Comics
    av Randy Duncan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472535702

    Fully revised and updated for its second edition, The Power of Comics remains the most authoritative introduction to comic books and graphic novels - the history of the medium, its many forms and manifestations and their place in contemporary cultur…

  • 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…

  • The Second World War

    The Second World War
    av Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472520876

    "I am perhaps the only man who has passed through the two supreme cataclysms of recorded history in high executive office... I was in this second struggle with Germany for more than five years the head of His Majesty's Government. I write therefore…

  • Elton John's Blue Moves

    Elton John's Blue Moves
    av Matthew Restall

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501355424

    By 1976, Elton John was the best-selling recording artist and the highest-grossing touring act in the world. With seven #1 albums in a row and a reputation as a riveting piano-pounding performer, the former Reggie Dwight had gone with dazzling speed…

  • 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…

  • Becoming Beauvoir

    Becoming Beauvoir
    av Kate Kirkpatrick

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350047174

    "One is not born a woman, but becomes one", Simone de BeauvoirA symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional relationships inspired and scandalised her generation. A philosopher, writer, and feminist icon, she won prestigious l…

  • Becoming Beauvoir

    Becoming Beauvoir
    av Kate Kirkpatrick

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350168435

    "One is not born a woman, but becomes one", Simone de BeauvoirA symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional relationships inspired and scandalised her generation. A philosopher, writer, and feminist icon, she won prestigious l…

  • The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot

    The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot
    av Pierre Hadot, Pierre Hadot, Matthew Sharpe, Pierre Hadot

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474272995

    This collection of writings from Pierre Hadot (1992-2010) presents, for the first time, previously unreleased and in some cases untranslated materials from one of the world's most prominent classical philosophers and historians of thought. As a pass…

  • The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot

    The Selected Writings of Pierre Hadot
    av Pierre Hadot, Pierre Hadot, Matthew Sharpe, Pierre Hadot

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474272971

    This collection of writings from Pierre Hadot (1992-2010) presents, for the first time, previously unreleased and in some cases untranslated materials from one of the world's most prominent classical philosophers and historians of thought. As a pass…

  • 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…

  • Truth and Method

    Truth and Method
    av Hans-Georg Gadamer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936246

    Truth and Method is a landmark work of 20th century thought which established Hans Georg-Gadamer as one of the most important philosophical voices of the 20th Century. In this book, Gadamer established the field of 'philosophical hermeneutics': expl…

  • Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

    Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
    av 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…

  • Valkyrie

    Valkyrie
    av Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788314770

    Valkyries: 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 valkyries attempt to elevate the banality of…

  • The Ceramics Reader

    The Ceramics Reader

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472584434

    The Ceramics Reader is an impressive editorial collection of essays and text extracts, covering every discipline within ceramics, past and present. Tackling such fundamental questions as "why are ceramics important?", the book also considers the fie…

  • The Ceramics Reader

    The Ceramics Reader

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472584427

    The Ceramics Reader is an impressive editorial collection of essays and text extracts, covering every discipline within ceramics, past and present. Tackling such fundamental questions as "why are ceramics important?", the book also considers the fie…

  • 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 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…

  • Critical Craft

    Critical Craft

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472594853

    From Oaxacan wood carvings to dessert kitchens in provincial France, Critical Craft presents thirteen ethnographies which examine what defines and makes 'craft' in a wide variety of practices from around the world. Challenging the conventional under…

  • Critical Craft

    Critical Craft

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472594860

    From Oaxacan wood carvings to dessert kitchens in provincial France, Critical Craft presents thirteen ethnographies which examine what defines and makes 'craft' in a wide variety of practices from around the world. Challenging the conventional under…

  • Grateful Dead's Workingman's Dead

    Grateful Dead's Workingman's Dead
    av Buzz Poole

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628929249

    Released in 1970, Workingman's Dead was the breakthrough album for the Grateful Dead, a cold-water-shock departure from the Acid Test madness of the late '60s. It was the band's most commercially and critically successful release to date. More impor…

  • Creating A Role

    Creating A Role
    av Constantin Stanislavski

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936918

    Creating A Role is the third book - alongside the international bestseller An Actor Prepares and Building A Character - in the series of influential translations that introduced Stanislavski's acting 'system' to the English-speaking world. Here Stan…

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed

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

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501314131

  • Resistance, Revolution and Fascism

    Resistance, Revolution and Fascism
    av Anthony Faramelli

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350161702

    Examining the under-theorized relationship between revolution and fascism, this book outlines a politics of resistance to these forms of domination. Through an examination of the psychic conditions created by integrated world capitalism, as well as…

  • Resistance, Revolution and Fascism

    Resistance, Revolution and Fascism
    av Anthony Faramelli

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350050068

    Examining the under-theorized relationship between revolution and fascism, this book outlines a politics of resistance to these forms of domination. Through an examination of the psychic conditions created by integrated world capitalism, as well as…

  • Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

    Why Medieval Philosophy Matters
    av Stephen Boulter

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350094161

    Tackling the question of why medieval philosophy matters in the current age, Stephen Boulter issues a passionate and robust defence of this school in the history of ideas. He examines both familiar territory and neglected texts and thinkers whilst a…

  • Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

    Why Medieval Philosophy Matters
    av Stephen Boulter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350094154

    Tackling the question of why medieval philosophy matters in the current age, Stephen Boulter issues a passionate and robust defence of this school in the history of ideas. He examines both familiar territory and neglected texts and thinkers whilst a…

  • 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…

  • The Albanians

    The Albanians
    av Miranda Vickers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350141445

    This is the first full account of a country that, following decades of isolation, has undergone unprecedented changes to its political system: the collapse of communism, the progression to multi-party elections and the upheaval that followed the Mar…

  • Judy Garland's Judy at Carnegie Hall

    Judy Garland's Judy at Carnegie Hall
    av Manuel Betancourt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501355103

    On the night of Sunday, April 23, 1961 Judy Garland made history. That's no hyperbole. Surrounded by a throng of ecstatic fans (3,165 to be exact), the legendary performer delivered a concert in Carnegie Hall the live recording of which became, upon…

  • David Bowie's Diamond Dogs

    David Bowie's Diamond Dogs
    av Glenn Hendler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501336584

    After his breakthrough with Ziggy Stardust and before his U.S. pop hits "Fame" and "Golden Years" David Bowie produced a dark and difficult concept album set in a post-apocalyptic "Hunger City" populated by post-human "mutants." Diamond Dogs include…

  • Metaphysics

    Metaphysics
    av Jonathan Tallant

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350006706

    If the sentence 'my cat is on the mat' is true how does it get to be true? Sentences are made true by what exists. But what about claims such as 'There were dinosaurs?' and '2+2=4'. How do they get to be true? Metaphysics: An Introduction uses the i…

  • Metaphysics

    Metaphysics
    av Jonathan Tallant

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350006713

    If the sentence 'my cat is on the mat' is true how does it get to be true? Sentences are made true by what exists. But what about claims such as 'There were dinosaurs?' and '2+2=4'. How do they get to be true? Metaphysics: An Introduction uses the i…

  • 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,"…

  • The Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

    The Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers
    av Vicki Cummings

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472584021

    This book provides a basic introduction to key debates in the study of hunter-gatherers, specifically from an anthropological perspective, but designed for an archaeological audience. Hunter-gatherers have been the focus of intense anthropological r…

  • The Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

    The Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers
    av Vicki Cummings

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780932026

    This book provides a basic introduction to key debates in the study of hunter-gatherers, specifically from an anthropological perspective, but designed for an archaeological audience. Hunter-gatherers have been the focus of intense anthropological r…

  • The Reception of Aristotle's Poetics in the Italian Renaissance and Beyond

    The Reception of Aristotle's Poetics in the Italian Renaissance and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350078932

    Using new and cutting-edge perspectives, this book explores literary criticism and the reception of Aristotle's Poetics in early modern Italy. Written by leading international scholars, the chapters examine the current state of the field and set out…

  • The Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo

    The Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350124868

    Indian philosopher, poet, mystic and Yogi, Sri Aurobindo, argued that human society has evolved throughout history and is destined to move towards better organization of life. Applying his ideas to problems confronting the world today, this collecti…

  • European Modernity

    European Modernity
    av Bo Strath

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350007062

    It is often taken for granted that modernity emerged in Europe and diffused from there across the world. This book questions that assumption and re-examines the question of European modernity in the light of world history. Bo Strath and Peter Wagner…

  • European Modernity

    European Modernity
    av Bo Strath

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350007079

    It is often taken for granted that modernity emerged in Europe and diffused from there across the world. This book questions that assumption and re-examines the question of European modernity in the light of world history. Bo Strath and Peter Wagner…

  • Shirley Jackson and Domesticity

    Shirley Jackson and Domesticity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501356643

    Shirley Jackson and Domesticity takes on American horror writer Shirley Jackson's domestic narratives - those fictionalized in her novels and short stories as well as the ones captured in her memoirs - to explore the extraordinary and often supernat…

  • Novel Writing

    Novel Writing
    av Romesh Gunesekera

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780937106

    Packed with tips from bestselling and prize-winning authors, Novel Writing: A Writers' and Artists' Companion will give you all the practical advice you need to write and publish your novel. PART 1 provides an introduction to the forms and history o…

  • Marx and Russia

    Marx and Russia
    av James D. White

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474224062

    Marx and Russia is a chronological account of the evolution of Marxist thought from the publication of Das Kapital in Russian translation to the suppression of independent ideological currents by Stalin at the end of the 1920s. The book demonstrates…

  • Marx and Russia

    Marx and Russia
    av James D. White

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474224079

    Marx and Russia is a chronological account of the evolution of Marxist thought from the publication of Das Kapital in Russian translation to the suppression of independent ideological currents by Stalin at the end of the 1920s. The book demonstrates…

  • Erich Fromm's Critical Theory

    Erich Fromm's Critical Theory

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350087019

    Interest in Fromm is increasing: as a prominent Marxist, sociologist, psychoanalytic theorist, and public intellectual, the unique normative-humanist thrust of his writings provides a crucial critical reference point for those seeking to understand…

  • Logics of Worlds

    Logics of Worlds
    av Alain Badiou

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350043015

    Logics of Worlds is the sequel to Alain Badiou's masterpiece, Being and Event. Tackling the questions that had been left open by Being and Event, and answering many of his critics in the process, Badiou supplements his pioneering treatment of multip…

  • Histories on Screen

    Histories on Screen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474217033

    How, as historians, should we 'read' a film? Histories on Screen answers this and other questions in a crucial volume for any history student keen to master source use.The book begins with a theoretical 'Thinking about Film' section that explores th…

  • Histories on Screen

    Histories on Screen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474217040

    How, as historians, should we 'read' a film? Histories on Screen answers this and other questions in a crucial volume for any history student keen to master source use.The book begins with a theoretical 'Thinking about Film' section that explores th…

  • Progressive Atheism

    Progressive Atheism
    av J. L. Schellenberg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350097193

    Progressive Atheism shows how atheism can make progress in humanity's future. It presents a new way of arguing that God doesn't exist, based on a portrayal of God so positive that you may sometimes wonder whether you're reading the thoughts of a bel…

  • Progressive Atheism

    Progressive Atheism
    av J. L. Schellenberg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350097186

    Progressive Atheism shows how atheism can make progress in humanity's future. It presents a new way of arguing that God doesn't exist, based on a portrayal of God so positive that you may sometimes wonder whether you're reading the thoughts of a bel…

  • Early Modern Aristotelianism and the Making of Philosophical Disciplines

    Early Modern Aristotelianism and the Making of Philosophical Disciplines
    av Prof Danilo Facca

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350130210

    Danilo Facca investigates the contribution of Aristotelianism in the emergence of a system of philosophical disciplines for schools and universities in the late Renaissance and Early Modern age.Facca charts the intellectual context of this process,…

  • Prince and Popular Music

    Prince and Popular Music

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501354656

    Prince's position in popular culture has undergone only limited academic scrutiny. This book provides an academic examination of Prince, encompassing the many layers of his cultural and creative impact. It assesses Prince's life and legacy holistica…

  • Roman Law and the Idea of Europe

    Roman Law and the Idea of Europe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350170230

    This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. It is funded by the European Research Council.Roman law is widely considered to be the foundation of European legal…

  • Roman Law and the Idea of Europe

    Roman Law and the Idea of Europe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350058736

    This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. It is funded by the European Research Council.Roman law is widely considered to be the foundation of European legal…

  • Ministry of Darkness

    Ministry of Darkness
    av Lesley Chamberlain

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350116689

    There is nothing new about the Russian conservatism Putin stands for, acclaimed writer Lesley Chamberlain argues. Rather, as Ministry of Darkness reveals, the roots of Russian conservatism can be traced back to the 19th century when Count Uvarov's n…

  • Ministry of Darkness

    Ministry of Darkness
    av Lesley Chamberlain

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350116696

    There is nothing new about the Russian conservatism Putin stands for, acclaimed writer Lesley Chamberlain argues. Rather, as Ministry of Darkness reveals, the roots of Russian conservatism can be traced back to the 19th century when Count Uvarov's n…

  • Literature and Capital

    Literature and Capital
    av Prof. Thomas Docherty

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350064638

    What is the value of literature? In this important new work, Thomas Docherty charts a new economic history of literary culture and its institutions in the modern age. From the literary patronage of the early modern period, through the colonial explo…

  • Literature and Capital

    Literature and Capital
    av Prof. Thomas Docherty

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350064645

    What is the value of literature? In this important new work, Thomas Docherty charts a new economic history of literary culture and its institutions in the modern age. From the literary patronage of the early modern period, through the colonial explo…

  • Venice Saved

    Venice Saved
    av Simone Weil

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350043909

    Towards the end of her life, the French philosopher and mystic Simone Weil (1909-43) was working on a tragedy, Venice Saved. Appearing here in English for the first time, this play explores the realisation of Weil's own thoughts on tragedy. A figure…

  • Differences in Identity in Philosophy and Religion

    Differences in Identity in Philosophy and Religion

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350076501

    This book explores the constitutive role alterity plays in identity formation in Western and Eastern traditions. It examines the significance of difference in conceptions of identity across major philosophical and religious traditions in a global an…

  • Place, Belonging and School Leadership

    Place, Belonging and School Leadership
    av Kathryn Riley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350093676

    Place, Belonging and School Leadership offers research findings, analysis and accessible tools for further research inquiry that are designed to contribute to the development of professional learning communities. Researching about place and belongin…

  • Place, Belonging and School Leadership

    Place, Belonging and School Leadership
    av Kathryn Riley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474292993

    Place, Belonging and School Leadership offers research findings, analysis and accessible tools for further research inquiry that are designed to contribute to the development of professional learning communities. Researching about place and belongin…

  • Othello

    Othello
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472571762

    This second edition of Othello has a new, illustrated introduction by leading American scholar Ayanna Thompson, which addresses such key issues as race, religion and gender, as well as looking at ways in which the play has been adapted in more recen…

  • Othello

    Othello
    av William Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472571779

    This second edition of Othello has a new, illustrated introduction by leading American scholar Ayanna Thompson, which addresses such key issues as race, religion and gender, as well as looking at ways in which the play has been adapted in more recen…