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  • Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed
    av Wouter J. Hanegraaff

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441136466

    Western esotericism has been a pervasive presence in Western culture from late antiquity to the present day, but until recently it was largely ignored by scholars and surrounded by misconceptions and prejudice. This accessible guide provides readers…

  • Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed
    av Wouter J. Hanegraaff

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441187130

    Western esotericism has been a pervasive presence in Western culture from late antiquity to the present day, but until recently it was largely ignored by scholars and surrounded by misconceptions and prejudice. This accessible guide provides readers…

  • Belief and Religion in Barbarian Europe c. 350-700

    Belief and Religion in Barbarian Europe c. 350-700
    av Marilyn Dunn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441165329

    This ground-breaking study offers a new paradigm for understanding the beliefs and religions of the Goths, Burgundians, Sueves, Franks and Lombards as they converted from paganism to Christianity between c.350 and c.700 CE. Combining history and the…

  • Belief and Religion in Barbarian Europe c. 350-700

    Belief and Religion in Barbarian Europe c. 350-700
    av Marilyn Dunn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441131607

    Challenging the accepted historical belief that they were mere passive recipients of Christian doctrine and providing insights into the way they would initially have apprehended a very different type of religion in the light of their own beliefs and…

  • Contemporary Western Ethnography and the Definition of Religion

    Contemporary Western Ethnography and the Definition of Religion
    av Martin D. Stringer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441141460

    Exploring whether the widespread activity of sitting next to a grave and talking to a deceased person is a religious act forms the basis of this book, and the author argues that it is probably much more typical of a fundamental religious act than mu…

  • Extreme Right Wing Political Violence and Terrorism

    Extreme Right Wing Political Violence and Terrorism

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441151629

    In this collection, senior experts explore all aspects of extreme right wing political violence, from the nature of the threat, processes of engagement, and ideology to the lessons that can be drawn from exiting such engagement. Further, right wing…

  • Extreme Right Wing Political Violence and Terrorism

    Extreme Right Wing Political Violence and Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441150127

    In this collection, senior experts explore all aspects of extreme right wing political violence, from the nature of the threat, processes of engagement, and ideology to the lessons that can be drawn from exiting such engagement. Further, right wing…

  • School Discourse

    School Discourse
    av Frances Christie

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441131317

    This book tracks the developmental changes in writing across the schools curriculum, enhancing a key area of research in applied linguistics. Writing development has been a key area of research in applied linguistics for some time, but most work has…

  • Sacrifice Imagined

    Sacrifice Imagined
    av Douglas Hedley

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441194459

    This book is an original exploration of the idea of sacrifice by one of the world's pre-eminent philosophers of religion. "Sacrifice Imagined" is an original exploration of the idea of sacrifice by one of the world's preeminent philosophers of relig…

  • MasterClass in Mathematics Education

    MasterClass in Mathematics Education

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441179753

    MasterClass in Mathematics Education provides accessible links between theory and practice and encourages readers to reflect on their own understanding of their teaching context.Each chapter, written by an internationally respected authority, explor…

  • MasterClass in Mathematics Education

    MasterClass in Mathematics Education

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441172358

    MasterClass in Mathematics Education provides accessible links between theory and practice and encourages readers to reflect on their own understanding of their teaching context.Each chapter, written by an internationally respected authority, explor…

  • The Human Face of War

    The Human Face of War
    av Jim Storr

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441187505

    Warfare is hugely important. The fates of nations, and even continents, often rests on the outcome of war and thus on how its practitioners consider war. The Human Face of War is a new exploration of military thought. It starts with the observation…

  • Philosophy of Language

    Philosophy of Language
    av Chris Daly

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441180513

    Philosophy of Language is an accessible yet detailed introduction to the major issues and thinkers in the subject.Thematically structured, Philosophy of Language introduces the work of leading thinkers whohave contributed to the discipline, includin…

  • Philosophy of Language

    Philosophy of Language
    av Chris Daly

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441173508

    Philosophy ofLanguageprovides students with an accessible yet detailed introduction to the majorissues and thinkers in the subject. Ideal for use on undergraduate courses, butalso of value for postgraduate students, the structure and content of this…

  • J Dilla's Donuts

    J Dilla's Donuts
    av Jordan Ferguson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623561833

    From a Los Angeles hospital bed, equipped with little more than a laptop and a stack of records, James "J Dilla" Yancey crafted a set of tracks that would forever change the way beatmakers viewed their artform. The songs on Donuts are not hip hop mu…

  • Everybody's Jane

    Everybody's Jane
    av Juliette Wells

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441145543

    The first book to investigate Jane Austen's popular significance today, Everybody's Jane considers why Austen matters to amateur readers, how they make use of her novels, what they gain from visiting places associated with her, and why they create w…

  • Everybody's Jane

    Everybody's Jane
    av Juliette Wells

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441176547

    This title explores the afterlives of Jane Austen's work in literature, film and popular culture. The plethora of Jane-Austen-related fiction and nonfiction - sequels, mysteries, dating guides, invented biographies, and more - that has appeared with…

  • Radiohead's Kid A

    Radiohead's Kid A
    av Marvin Lin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826423436

    This is a brilliant exploration of Radiohead's game-changing album, looking at its place in the career of "The World's Best Band" with ten years of hindsight. Radiohead's Kid A never had a chance on paper. Not only did the band have the unenviable t…

  • Vygotsky and Special Needs Education

    Vygotsky and Special Needs Education

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441191724

    This is an international guide to using Vygotsky's theories to support children and schools in special needs education. After Piaget, Vygotsky is perhaps the most important educational theorist of the twentieth century. Support for schools and pupil…

  • Bending Genre

    Bending Genre

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441123299

    Ever since the term "creative nonfiction" first came into widespread use, memoirists and journalists, essayists and fiction writers have faced off over where the border between fact and fiction lies. This debate over ethics, however, has sidelined i…

  • Lighting for Cinematography

    Lighting for Cinematography
    av David Landau

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628926927

    We can't shoot good pictures without good lighting, no matter how good the newest cameras are. Shooting under available light gives exposure, but lacks depth, contrast, contour, atmosphere and often separation. The story could be the greatest in the…

  • Television's Marquee Moon

    Television's Marquee Moon
    av Bryan Waterman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441186058

    This is a thoroughly researched study of the origins of the New York City punk scene, focusing on Television and their extraordinary debut record. Two kids in their early twenties walk down the Bowery on a spring afternoon, just as the proprietor of…

  • Quest for the Living God

    Quest for the Living God
    av Elizabeth A. Johnson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441174628

    Concerned with new frontiers in our understanding of God, this book aims to spread the light of theological knowledge, 'ever ancient, ever new'. 'Since the middle of the twentieth century,' writes Elizabeth Johnson, 'there has been a renaissance of…

  • Semiotic Landscapes

    Semiotic Landscapes

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441124722

    Semiotic Landscapes is an exciting addition to the study of linguistic landscapes. It looks at how landscape generates meaning and combines three major areas of scholarly interest each concerned with central dimensions of contemporary life: language…

  • Forensic Linguistics

    Forensic Linguistics
    av John Olsson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441170767

    Now in its third edition, John Olsson's practical introduction to forensic linguistics is required reading for students of language and the law.This third edition has been revised, expanded and updated throughout, and includes new chapters on identi…

  • How to Read Texts

    How to Read Texts
    av Dr Neil McCaw

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441190666

    Now in its second edition, How to Read Texts introduces students to key critical approaches to literary texts and offers a practical introduction for students developing their own critical and close-reading skills. Written in a lively, jargon-free s…

  • Holy Misogyny

    Holy Misogyny
    av April D. DeConick

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623565565

    In Holy Misogyny, bible scholar April DeConick wants real answers to the questions that are rarely whispered from the pulpits of the contemporary Christian churches. Why is God male? Why are women associated with sin? Why can't women be priests? Dra…

  • Hinduism Today

    Hinduism Today
    av Stephen Jacobs

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826430656

    This is an exploration of contemporary Hinduism, illustrated by case studies from the lived religion. Understanding Hinduism today requires an understanding of how it is practised in the contemporary world. Stephen Jacob's new introduction tackles t…

  • Hinduism Today

    Hinduism Today
    av Stephen Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826440273

    This is an exploration of contemporary Hinduism, illustrated by case studies from the lived religion. Understanding Hinduism today requires an understanding of how it is practised in the contemporary world. Stephen Jacob's new introduction tackles t…

  • Teaching Controversial Issues in the Classroom

    Teaching Controversial Issues in the Classroom

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441124845

    This is a thorough exploration of the issues in teaching controversial issues in classroom, drawing on international case studies sharing teachers' and pupils' experiences. Paula Cowan and Henry Maitles provide a thorough exploration of current deba…

  • Aristotle's 'Metaphysics'

    Aristotle's 'Metaphysics'
    av Edward Halper

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441107138

    This is a concise, accessible and student-friendly introduction to a key text in Ancient Philosophy. "Aristotle's Metaphysics" is an extremely rich and important philosophical work, unique in that it is an inquiry devoted to discovering a doctrine,…

  • Aristotle's 'Metaphysics'

    Aristotle's 'Metaphysics'
    av Edward Halper

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441131911

    This is a concise, accessible and student-friendly introduction to a key text in Ancient Philosophy. "Aristotle's Metaphysics" is an extremely rich and important philosophical work, unique in that it is an inquiry devoted to discovering a doctrine,…

  • Red Coat, Green Machine

    Red Coat, Green Machine
    av Charles Kirke

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441164773

    How different were the men who fought at Blenheim and at Goose Green? Is there a human thread that connects the redcoat of 300 years ago with the British soldier of today? What would they find in common if they faced a common foe? This book is about…

  • DJ Culture in the Mix

    DJ Culture in the Mix

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623560065

    The DJ stands at a juncture of technology, performance and culture in the increasingly uncertain climate of the popular music industry, functioning both as pioneer of musical taste and gatekeeper of the music industry. Together with promoters, produ…

  • Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation

    Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation
    av Pete Astor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623561222

    To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970s wearing a T-shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of determined nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into t…

  • Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

    Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
    av Darren Hudson Hick

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441171030

    Specifically engaging with contemporary art examples, this is a comprehensive introduction designed to help students studying aesthetics for the first time to master the subject. Guiding readers through major problems, issues and debates in aestheti…

  • Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

    Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art
    av Darren Hudson Hick

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441198204

    Specifically engaging with contemporary art examples, this is a comprehensive introduction designed to help students studying aesthetics for the first time to master the subject. Guiding readers through major problems, issues and debates in aestheti…

  • The Beach Boys' Smile

    The Beach Boys' Smile
    av Luis Sanchez

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623562588

    Smile is not merely a great unfinished album, but a living work of art that is all at once expansive, indeterminate, and resolutely pop.In the early 1960s, The Beach Boys rose from the suburbs of Hawthorne, California to become emissaries of a post-…

  • Reading Ranciere

    Reading Ranciere

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441137814

    Over the past 40 years, Jacques Ranciere's work has defined itself through a remarkable set of philosophical differences in relation to other key figures working in the fields of politics, philosophy and aesthetics. There have been significant philo…

  • Reading Ranciere

    Reading Ranciere

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441190376

    "Reading Ranciere" brings together leading international in the first sustained critical exploration of Ranciere's work on politics, aesthetics and philosophy in English. Over the past 40 years, Jacques Ranciere's work has defined itself through a r…

  • Theory of the Subject

    Theory of the Subject
    av Alain Badiou

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441159595

    Theory of the Subject, first published in France in 1982, is without doubt one of Alain Badiou's most important works, laying many of the foundations for his magnum opus, Being and Event. Here Badiou seeks to provide a theory of the subject for Marx…

  • What Are You Laughing At?

    What Are You Laughing At?
    av Dan O'Shannon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441162939

    If you're looking for a book that will teach you how to write comedy, we suggest you keep moving. You still have time to pick up a copy of Writing Big Yucks for Big Bucks before the store closes. However, if you want to understand the bigger picture…

  • Beyond and Before

    Beyond and Before
    av Martin Halliwell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826423320

    This is a brilliant new survey of progressive rock, from its roots through to more contemporary artists who share similar traits including Sonic Youth and Radiohead. A sleeping new study, "Beyond and Before" considers the high period of the early to…

  • Writing the Horror Movie

    Writing the Horror Movie
    av Marc Blake

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441196187

    Tales of horror have always been with us, from Biblical times to the Gothic novel to successful modern day authors and screenwriters. Though the genre is often maligned, it is huge in popularity and its resilience is undeniable. Marc Blake and Sara…

  • Love Unknown

    Love Unknown
    av Ruth Burrows

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441103727

    There is a seismic shift necessary from being religious to being a true disciple. Here is the contemplative's perspective. It is an abiding sorrow to the author that many faithful religious people, even regular church goers, understand so little of…

  • "Pavement's" "Wowee Zowee"

    "Pavement's" "Wowee Zowee"
    av Bryan Charles

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429575

    This title presents a compelling examination of the classic "Pavement" album, including interviews with all band members and record label staff. Upon its release in 1995, Wowee Zowee confounded a lot of "Pavement"'s fans. And yet, over the subsequen…

  • Place, Ecology and the Sacred

    Place, Ecology and the Sacred
    av Michael S. Northcott

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441134066

    People are born in one place. Traditionally humans move around more than other animals, but in modernity the global mobility of persons and the factors of production increasingly disrupts the sense of place that is an intrinsic part of the human exp…

  • Place, Ecology and the Sacred

    Place, Ecology and the Sacred
    av Michael S. Northcott

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441199645

    People are born in one place. Traditionally humans move around more than other animals, but in modernity the global mobility of persons and the factors of production increasingly disrupts the sense of place that is an intrinsic part of the human exp…

  • Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II

    Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II
    av Marc Weidenbaum

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623568900

    Extravagantly opaque, willfully vaporous - Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Volume II, released by the estimable British label Warp Records in 1994, rejuvenated ambient music for the Internet Age that was just dawning. In the United States, it wa…

  • The Behaviour Guru

    The Behaviour Guru
    av Tom Bennett

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441128607

    This book offers straight talking advice in a question and answer format on dealing with fidgeting to extreme aggression, and everything in between. Teaching isn't all about teaching; new teachers quickly realize that they need to be lion tamers too…

  • Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky
    av Dr. Rowan Williams

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441183880

    An extraordinary book, which enables us to consider the nature of God in the 21st Century through the lens of Dostoevsky's novels. The current rash of books hostile to religious faith will one day be an interesting subject for some sociological anal…

  • After Finitude

    After Finitude
    av Quentin Meillassoux

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441173836

    This book is now available for the first time in paperback, the remarkable debut of a former student of Alain Badiou. Quentin Meillassoux, a former student of Alain Badiou, is considered to be one of the most talented and exciting new voices in cont…

  • Identity in Applied Linguistics Research

    Identity in Applied Linguistics Research
    av Lisa McEntee-Atalianis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623564667

    This book provides a broad survey of historical and contemporary treatments of identity in various branches of Applied Linguistics, identifying common themes and areas for future research. The volume explores theoretical and methodological approache…

  • Identity in Applied Linguistics Research

    Identity in Applied Linguistics Research
    av Lisa McEntee-Atalianis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623564728

    This book provides a broad survey of historical and contemporary treatments of identity in various branches of Applied Linguistics, identifying common themes and areas for future research. The volume explores theoretical and methodological approache…

  • Politics of Fear, Practices of Hope

    Politics of Fear, Practices of Hope
    av Stefan Skrimshire

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441154149

    Politics of Fear, Practices of Hope is about the relationship between two hugely influential ideas in political life: fear and hope. How are cultures of resistance nurtured within an environment of paranoia and social paralysis? Stefan Skrimshire ar…

  • Robert Nozick

    Robert Nozick
    av Ralf M. Bader

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441180094

    In 1974, Robert Nozick's book Anarchy, State, and Utopia moved libertarianism from a relatively neglected subset of political philosophy to the center of the discipline, as one of the most cogent critiques of social democracy and egalitarian liberal…

  • Robert Nozick

    Robert Nozick
    av Ralf M. Bader

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826424297

    Volume 11 of the "Conservative and Libertarian Thinkers" series focuses on Robert Nozick and his work on libertarianism. In 1974, Robert Nozick's book "Anarchy, State, and Utopia" moved libertarianism from a relatively neglected subset of political…

  • Slint's Spiderland

    Slint's Spiderland
    av Scott Tennent

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441170262

    This is a thorough history of Slint, and the Louisville scene that surrounded the band, leading up to and focusing on the creation of their masterpiece, "Spiderland". Of all the seminal albums to come out in 1991 - the year of "Nevermind", "Loveless…

  • The Daoist Tradition

    The Daoist Tradition
    av Louis Komjathy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441168733

    Using a historical, textual and ethnographic approach, this is the most comprehensive presentation of Daoism to date. In addition to revealing the historical contours and primary concerns of Chinese Daoists and Daoist communities, The Daoist Traditi…

  • The Daoist Tradition

    The Daoist Tradition
    av Louis Komjathy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441116697

    Using a historical, textual and ethnographic approach, this is the most comprehensive presentation of Daoism to date. In addition to revealing the historical contours and primary concerns of Chinese Daoists and Daoist communities, The Daoist Traditi…

  • Research Methods in Interpreting

    Research Methods in Interpreting
    av Sandra Hale

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441168511

    This is the first book to deliver a comprehensive guide to research methods in all types of interpreting. It brings together the expertise of two world-recognized scholars in spoken and signed language interpreting to cover the full scope of the dis…

  • Research Methods in Interpreting

    Research Methods in Interpreting
    av Sandra Hale

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441147707

    This is the first book to deliver a comprehensive guide to research methods in all types of interpreting. It brings together the expertise of two world-recognized scholars in spoken and signed language interpreting to cover the full scope of the dis…

  • Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

    Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623568184

    The Judeo-Christian tradition testifies to a God that cries out, demanding that justice "roll down like waters, righteousness like an ever-flowing stream" (Amos 5:24). Christians agree that being advocates for justice is critical to the Christian wi…

  • Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

    Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623561192

    The Judeo-Christian tradition testifies to a God that cries out, demanding that justice "roll down like waters, righteousness like an ever-flowing stream" (Amos 5:24). Christians agree that being advocates for justice is critical to the Christian wi…

  • Christian Community in History, Volume 3

    Christian Community in History, Volume 3
    av Roger D. Haight

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623564179

    The first 2 volumes of Roger Haight's Christian Community in History received enormous critical attention. Of volume 2, a reviewer in the Anglican Theological Review wrote: "This work is worthy of celebration...anyone who cares about the theology of…

  • Christian Community in History Volume 2

    Christian Community in History Volume 2
    av Roger D. Haight

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623561260

    "Ecclesiology from below," as it operates in this work, is directed to history; it moves through the actual church of history to ecclesiology or to an understanding of the church both as it is and as it should be. In the first volume that passage wa…