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  • Story of Libraries

    Story of Libraries
    av Frederick Andrew Lerner

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429902

    In this fully updated edition, Fred Lerner continues to explore the ways in which records of human experience are collected. Updated to include our new technology, this work describes the crucial role libraries played in ancient Egypt, Han-dynasty C…

  • A History of Modern Yoga

    A History of Modern Yoga
    av Elizabeth De Michelis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826487728

    A History of Modern Yoga traces the roots of Modern Yoga back to the spread of western esoteric ideas in 18th century Bengal's intellectual circles. In due course Raja Yoga, published by Vivekananda in 1896, became the seminal text of Modern Yoga la…

  • Culture of Fear

    Culture of Fear
    av Frank Furedi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826493958

    Fear has become an ever-expanding part of life in the West in the twenty-first century. We live in terror of disease, abuse, stranger danger, environmental devastation and terrorist onslaught. We are bombarded with reports of new concerns for our sa…

  • Teaching Number Sense

    Teaching Number Sense
    av Julia Anghileri

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826486875

    What is number sense? How does children's number sense develop? What are the most effective teaching methods and resources? How can research findings inform classroom practice? The fully revised second edition of the best-selling "Teaching Number Se…

  • Neil Young's Harvest

    Neil Young's Harvest
    av Sam Inglis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826414953

    Neil Young's "Harvest" is one of those strange albums that has achieved lasting success without ever winning the full approval of rock critics or hardcore fans. Inglis here explores the creation of the album and its lasting appeal.

  • Ineffable Name of God

    Ineffable Name of God
    av Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826418937

    These 66 poems, here in English and Yiddish on facing pages, were collected in the first book Abraham Joshua Heschel ever published. They appeared in Warsaw in 1933 when Heschel was 26 years old and still a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the Un…

  • The Velvet Underground's The Velvet Underground and Nico

    The Velvet Underground's The Velvet Underground and Nico
    av Joe Harvard

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826415509

    33 1/3 is a new series of short books about critically acclaimed and much-loved albums of the last 40 years. Focusing on one album rather than an artist's entire output, the books dispense with the standard biographical background that fans know alr…

  • Music from Big Pink

    Music from Big Pink
    av John Niven

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826417718

    "Music From Big Pink" is a factional novella: a place where fictional characters rub shoulders with real people, and where actual documented events thread their way through the text alongside imagined scenarios. Through the eyes of twenty-three-year…

  • Nas's Illmatic

    Nas's Illmatic
    av Matthew Gasteier

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429070

    This title explores a key hip hop album marking the cross over point where the streets and the charts collided. Contradiction the simultaneous existence of two competing realities and larger than life persona are at the core of "Nas' Illmatic". Yet…

  • Belle and Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister

    Belle and Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister
    av Scott Plagenhoef

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826428189

    "If You're Feeling Sinister" includes interviews with band members, producers, management, and a range of fans, and provides perspective on how Belle & Sebastian transformed themselves, over the space of a decade, from an underground, slightly shamb…

  • Natural Law, Laws of Nature, Natural Rights

    Natural Law, Laws of Nature, Natural Rights
    av Francis Oakley

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826417657

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2006 The existence and grounding of human or natural rights is a heavily contested issue today, not only in the West but in the debates raging between "fundamentalists" and "liberals" or "modernists in the Islamic w…

  • Jesus and the Gospels

    Jesus and the Gospels
    av Clive Marsh

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567656186

    This book offers an ideal introduction to the Gospels and explains why it is that scholars and lay people have such different understandings of the person of Jesus. The first half of the book looks at the main sources for the life of Jesus, principa…

  • Jesus and the Gospels

    Jesus and the Gospels
    av Clive Marsh

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567656193

    This book offers an ideal introduction to the Gospels and explains why it is that scholars and lay people have such different understandings of the person of Jesus. The first half of the book looks at the main sources for the life of Jesus, principa…

  • An Introduction to the Study of Paul

    An Introduction to the Study of Paul
    av David G. Horrell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567656247

    This tried and tested introduction to Paul needs little introduction of its own. After considering Paul's importance and influence, and the important sources for the study of Paul, the volume covers the following key topics: the earliest period of C…

  • An Introduction to the Study of Paul

    An Introduction to the Study of Paul
    av David G. Horrell

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567656254

    This tried and tested introduction to Paul needs little introduction of its own. After considering Paul's importance and influence, and the important sources for the study of Paul, the volume covers the following key topics: the earliest period of C…

  • Linguistics: An Introduction

    Linguistics: An Introduction
    av William B. McGregor

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567583529

    This is the new edition of Linguistics: An Introduction. It is a bestselling introductory textbook for all students of linguistics and language studies. This reworked edition features: -new chapters on sign languages, writing, and text and discourse…

  • Linguistics: An Introduction

    Linguistics: An Introduction
    av William B. McGregor

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567049261

    This is the new edition of Linguistics: An Introduction. It is a bestselling introductory textbook for all students of linguistics and language studies. This reworked edition features: -new chapters on sign languages, writing, and text and discourse…

  • Modern Christian Theology

    Modern Christian Theology
    av Dr Christopher Ben Simpson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567688446

    Christopher Ben Simpson tells the story of modern Christian theology against the backdrop of the history of modernity itself. The book tells the many ways that theology became modern while seeing how modernity arose in no small part from theology. T…

  • Myth

    Myth
    av Robert S. Ellwood

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847062352

    This book presents an accessible introduction to the complex topic of Myth. Ellwood examines theories, meanings and interpretations, all of which are structured around a typical programme of study. Myth is a complex but vital component of an underst…

  • Nietzsche and Philosophy

    Nietzsche and Philosophy
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826490759

    Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. He is a key figure in poststructuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. "Nietzsche and Philosophy" has long been recognis…

  • The Loneliness of Dying

    The Loneliness of Dying
    av Norbert Elias

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826413734

    Originally published in 1985, this is a short meditation by a great old man on people relating to other people who are dying, and the need for all of us to open up.

  • A Brief History of Theology

    A Brief History of Theology
    av Derek Johnston

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847060914

    A fun, concise and attractive introduction to a fascinating and challenging subject. This is the ideal book for secondary school students and undergraduate students coming to theology for the first time, or indeed for anyone who just doesn't know wh…

  • A Brief History of Theology

    A Brief History of Theology
    av Derek Johnston

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847060907

    A fun, concise and attractive introduction to a fascinating and challenging subject. This is the ideal book for secondary school students and undergraduate students coming to theology for the first time, or indeed for anyone who just doesn't know wh…

  • Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland

    Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland
    av John Perry

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826415714

    33 1/3 is a new series of short books about critically acclaimed and much-loved albums of the last 40 years. Focusing on one album rather than an artist's entire output, the books dispense with the standard biographical background that fans know alr…

  • Developing Number Sense

    Developing Number Sense
    av Julia Anghileri

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847061263

    Those with responsibilities for teaching KS2-3 mathematics will find this book an invaluable insight into effective teaching methods for children's mathematical learning. Packed with practical resources and research findings that will inform classro…

  • Developing Number Sense

    Developing Number Sense
    av Julia Anghileri

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847061256

    Those with responsibilities for teaching KS2-3 mathematics will find this book an invaluable insight into effective teaching methods for children's mathematical learning. Packed with practical resources and research findings that will inform classro…

  • Rethinking Children and Research

    Rethinking Children and Research
    av Mary Kellet

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847063236

    "Rethinking Children and Research" considers the way people approach research into childhood and children's lives and examines the debates concerning the forms and goals of such research. Theoretical and practice-based perspectives are discussed in…

  • After Finitude

    After Finitude
    av Quentin Meillassoux, Ray Brassier, Alain Badiou

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826496744

    Quentin Meillassouxs remarkable debut makes a strikingly original contribution to contemporary French philosophy and is set to have a significant impact on the future of Continental philosophy. Written in a style that marries great clarity of expres…

  • Wisdom in Revolt

    Wisdom in Revolt
    av Leo G Perdue

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567465474

    Once the 'poor relation' of biblical theology, Wisdom is now assuming a central role in the reconstruction of Israelite religion and the formation of scripture. This clear yet sophisticated study brings together creation, anthropology, myth, narrati…

  • Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV

    Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
    av Erik Davis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826416582

    The author of the cult book "Techgnosis" writes about the big, big Led Zeppelin album. Featuring every heavy metal fan's favourite epic Stairway to Heaven, the huge sound of this album has set the template for rock. Also includes Black Dog and Rock…

  • The Art of Dying

    The Art of Dying
    av Peter Fenwick

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826499233

    Is there an art to dying? And if there is, what can we do to achieve a good death? We have few special rituals to prepare for death, or to mark it, and we often fail to help the dying prepare for death. "The Art of Dying" contains accounts by the dy…

  • Slayer's Reign in Blood

    Slayer's Reign in Blood
    av D.X. Ferris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429094

    D.X. Ferris explores the creation of the most universally respected metal album.Slayer's controversial "Reign in Blood" remains the gold standard for extreme heavy metal: a seamless procession of ten blindingly fast songs in just twenty-eight minute…

  • Philosophy without Women

    Philosophy without Women
    av Vigdis Songe-Moller

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826458490

    For most of its history, western philosophy has regarded woman as an imperfect version of man. Like so many aspects of western culture, this tradition builds on foundations laid in ancient Greece. Yet the first philosophers of antiquity were hardly…

  • Philosophy without Women

    Philosophy without Women
    av Vigdis Songe-Moller

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826458483

    For most of its history, western philosophy has regarded woman as an imperfect version of man. Like so many aspects of European culture, this tradition builds on foundations laid in ancient Greece. Yet the first philosophers of antiquity were hardly…

  • Radiohead's OK Computer

    Radiohead's OK Computer
    av Dai Griffiths

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826416636

    Seemingly granted 'classic album' status within days of its release in 1997, OK Computer transformed Radiohead from a highly promising rock act into The Most Important Band in the World - a label the band has been burdened by (and has fooled around…

  • The Rolling Stones Exile on Main Street

    The Rolling Stones Exile on Main Street
    av Bill Janovitz

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826416735

    The band to introduce the blues to the British mainstream and who continue to sell millions of records 40 years on. This bleak album is now regarded as their finest hour. Includes Rocks Off.

  • Utilitarianism

    Utilitarianism
    av Krister Bykvist

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826498090

    This is a student's introduction to the historical context, key themes and current debates in Utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is the ethical theory advanced by Jeremy Bentham, J.S. Mill and Henry Sidgwick and has contributed significantly to contempo…

  • Utilitarianism

    Utilitarianism
    av Krister Bykvist

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826498083

    Utilitarianism is the ethical theory advanced by Jeremy Bentham, J.S. Mill and Henry Sidgwick and has contributed significantly to contemporary moral and political philosophy. Yet it is not without controversy and is a subject that students can ofte…

  • Screenwriting

    Screenwriting
    av Paul Gulino

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826415684

    The great challenge in writing a feature-length screenplay is sustaining audience involvement from the opening sequence to the closing credits. Screenwriting: The Sequence Approach expounds on an often-overlooked tools can be key in solving this pro…

  • Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life

    Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life
    av Zeth Lundy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826419262

    Like all double albums, "Songs in the Key of Life" is imperfect but audacious. If its titular concern - life - doesn't exactly allow for rigid focus, it's still a fiercely inspired collection of songs and one of the definitive soul records of the 19…

  • Guns n' Roses Use Your Illusion I and II

    Guns n' Roses Use Your Illusion I and II
    av Eric Weisbard

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826419248

    It was the season of the blockbuster. Between August 12 and November 26 1991, a whole slew of acts released albums that were supposed to sell millions of copies in the run-up to Christmas. Metallica, Michael Jackson, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Garth Brooks…

  • On an Artificial Earth

    On an Artificial Earth
    av Iain Hamilton Grant

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847064325

    The whole of modern European philosophy', wrote F.W.J. Schelling in 1809, 'has this common deficiency - that nature does not exist for it.' Despite repeated echoes of Schelling's assessment throughout the natural sciences, and despite the philosophy…

  • Pink Floyd's The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

    Pink Floyd's The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
    av John Cavanagh

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826414977

    Through a series of interviews with a wide range of people connected to Pink Floyd in their earliest days, John Cavanagh paints a vivid picture of how this remarkable debut album was created. He brings to life the stories behind each track, as well…

  • The Beach Boys Pet Sounds

    The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
    av Jim Fusilli

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826416704

    The album that Brian Wilson created in an attempt to outdo the Beatles' Rubber Soul album. Worshipped by music lovers for its harmonies it is also regarded as an early demonstration of how to use the recording studio as an instrument. Brian Wilson h…

  • The Way of Love

    The Way of Love
    av Luce Irigaray

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826473271

    The Way of Love asks the question: How can we love each other? Here Luce Irigaray, one of the world's foremost philosophers, presents an extraordinary exploration of desire and the human heart. If Western philosophy has claimed to be a love of wisdo…

  • Kant's Critical Philosophy

    Kant's Critical Philosophy
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826432063

    Gilles Deleuze was one of the most important and influential Continental philosophers of the twentieth century and this book is an essential text for the field of Kant studies. Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) was Professor of Philosophy at the University…

  • Light and Fire of the Baal Shem Tov

    Light and Fire of the Baal Shem Tov
    av Yitzhak Buxbaum

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826418883

    This is a life, in stories, of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov (1700-1760), the founder of Hasidism. The Baal Shem Tov, or the Besht, as he is commonly called, led a revival in Judaism that put love and joy at the center of religious life and championed…

  • A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm

    A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm
    av Shawn Taylor

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826419231

    One of the finest hip-hop albums ever made, A Tribe Called Quest's debut record (featuring stone-cold classics like "Can I Kick It?" and "Bonita Applebum") took the idea of the boasting hip-hop male and turned it on its head. For many listeners, whe…

  • Joni Mitchell Court and Spark

    Joni Mitchell Court and Spark
    av Sean Nelson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826417732

    "Court and Spark" is Joni Mitchell's most overt attempt at making a hit record, full of glossy production, catchy choruses, and even guest stars from every stratum of rock culture, high (Robbie Robertson) and low (Cheech and Chong). The record was a…

  • The Necessity of Artspeak

    The Necessity of Artspeak
    av Roy Harris

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826460790

    Are contemporary art theorists and critics speaking a language that has lost its meaning? Is it still based on concepts and values that are long out of date? Does anyone know what the function of the arts is in modern society? This title situates th…

  • The Necessity of Artspeak

    The Necessity of Artspeak
    av Roy Harris

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826460684

    Are contemporary art theorists and critics speaking a language that has lost its meaning? Is it still based on concepts and values that are long out of date? Does anyone know what the function of the arts is in modern society?Roy Harris breaks new g…

  • How to Write a Screenplay

    How to Write a Screenplay
    av Mark Evan Schwartz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826428172

    There are hundreds of books on the market all trying to teach you how to write a screenplay. Several of them are excellent and useful books. But never until now has there been a screenwriting manual written in the form of a screenplay. Our hero, the…

  • Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis

    Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis
    av Paul Baker

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826477255

    This book examines approaches to carrying out discourse analysis (DA) using techniques that are grounded in corpus linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge of corpora, the book examines and evaluates a variety of corpus-based methodologies including…

  • Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis

    Using Corpora in Discourse Analysis
    av Paul Baker

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826477248

    This book examines approaches to carrying out discourse analysis (DA) using techniques that are grounded in corpus linguistics. Assuming no prior knowledge of corpora, the book examines and evaluates a variety of corpus-based methodologies including…

  • Throbbing Gristle's Twenty Jazz Funk Greats

    Throbbing Gristle's Twenty Jazz Funk Greats
    av Drew Daniel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826427939

    Drew Daniel explores the album's multiple agendas: a series of close readings of each song, with key concepts, strategies, and contexts.Previous writings about Throbbing Gristle have tended to dissolve into lurid half-truths about deviance on and of…

  • Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath
    av John Darnielle

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826428998

    John Darnielle describes Master of Reality through a fictional character, a fifteen-year-old boy being held in an adolescent psychiatric centre in southern California in 1985.John Darnielle describes "Master of Reality" in the voice of a fifteen-yea…

  • Woman

    Woman
    av Tina Beattie

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826457035

    This theological investigation explores the significance of woman in the Christian tradition from various perspectives. It is written as an open-ended quest for meaning in the form of a "theopoetics" rather than as a systematically developed argumen…

  • Neutral Milk Hotel, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

    Neutral Milk Hotel, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
    av Kim Cooper

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826416902

    Of all the recordings to emerge from the Athens-via-Denver collective called "Elephant 6", Neutral Milk Hotel's second album is the one that has worked its way under the most skins. "Magnet" magazine named it the best album of the 1990s, and "Creati…

  • Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean

    Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean
    av Assistant Professor Philip A. Harland

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567657480

    Philip A. Harland and Richard Last consider the economics of early Christian group life within its social, cultural and economic contexts, by drawing on extensive epigraphic and archaeological evidence. In exploring the informal associations, immigr…