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  • War

    War
    av Professor Jeremy Black

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441155412

    This is the definitive introductory study of war. Professor Black introduces the subject in a broad manner, ranging across historical time periods and geographical boundaries. In this concise history of war, Jeremy Black ranges widely, giving due at…

  • Researching Education

    Researching Education
    av David Scott

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441101662

    This book examines the philosophical, historical, political and social contexts of research and the implications of these for the collection and analysis of data. "Researching Education" looks at the theory and practice of researching education and…

  • Researching Education

    Researching Education
    av David Scott

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441120540

    This book examines the philosophical, historical, political and social contexts of research and the implications of these for the collection and analysis of data. "Researching Education" looks at the theory and practice of researching education and…

  • The God of Jesus Christ

    The God of Jesus Christ
    av Cardinal Walter Kasper

    Multimedia - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441103611

    Kasper is a master synthesiser, and his display of erudition alone makes this book a worthy read and an invaluable resource for questions of God and Trinity. Using admittedly polemical language, he calls for a 'theological theology' which makes the…

  • Radiohead's Kid A

    Radiohead's Kid A
    av Marvin Lin

    Häftad - 2011 - 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…

  • Dinosaur Jr.'s You're Living All Over Me

    Dinosaur Jr.'s You're Living All Over Me
    av Nick Attfield

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441187789

    This is an in-depth study of the visceral slacker classic from 1987, an album that influenced enormously the nascent alternative scene. Dinosaur Jr, the stereotypical slackers. Mascis, Barlow, Murph (just Murph): three early-twenty somethings still…

  • A New History of Documentary Film

    A New History of Documentary Film
    av Betsy A McLane

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441124579

    A New History of Documentary Film, Second Edition offers a much-needed resource, considering the very rapid changes taking place within documentary media. Building upon the best-selling 2005 edition, Betsy McLane keeps the same chronological examina…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Roger Scruton Reader

    The Roger Scruton Reader

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441115386

    The Roger Scruton Reader is the first comprehensive collection of Scruton's writings, spanning a period of thirty years. It gathers selections from some of his earliest works such as The Aesthetics of Architecture (1979) to his most recent Culture C…

  • Institutional Theory in Political Science

    Institutional Theory in Political Science
    av Guy B. Peters

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441130426

    This completely revised edition offers a comprehensive treatment of institutional theory in contemporary political science. "Institutional Theory in Political Science" provides an in-depth analysis of contemporary institutional theory, an essential…

  • Why Literature?

    Why Literature?
    av Cristina Vischer Bruns

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441124654

    This title offers a defense of the value of literature and suggests ways in which the problematic relationship between personal and academic reading may be overcome. "Why Literature?" offers a conception of the value of literary reading that demonst…

  • Race for the South Pole

    Race for the South Pole
    av Roland Huntford

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441126672

    For the first time ever Roland Huntford presents each man's full account of the race to the South Pole in their own words. In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race fo…

  • Critique of Instrumental Reason from Weber to Habermas

    Critique of Instrumental Reason from Weber to Habermas
    av Darrow Schecter

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441124555

    What different kinds of reason are possible, and which ones are the most appropriate for a legitimate, as opposed to a merely legitimated state?The book opens with an analysis of Weber as a figure who marks a key moment of sociological transition. W…

  • Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441191366

    When they were creating and releasing their most influential albums in the mid to late 1970s, Kraftwerk were far from the musical mainstream - and yet it is impossible now to imagine the history of popular music without them. Today, Kraftwerk are co…

  • Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441165077

    When they were creating and releasing their most influential albums in the mid to late 1970s, Kraftwerk were far from the musical mainstream. When they were creating and releasing their most influential albums in the mid to late 1970s, Kraftwerk wer…

  • Portishead's Dummy

    Portishead's Dummy
    av RJ Wheaton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441194497

    This is a thoroughly researched exploration of one of the most original, unexpected, and durable British albums of the 1990s. An album which distilled a genre from the musical, cultural, and social ether, Portishead's "Dummy" was such a complete art…

  • Hume's Theory of Causation

    Hume's Theory of Causation
    av Angela M Coventry

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826426666

    Causation has always been a central topic in the history of philosophy. Many theories causation have been advanced, but not one has approached anything like general acceptance. Yet the concept of causation is prevalent in many areas of contemporary…

  • Van Dyke Parks' Song Cycle

    Van Dyke Parks' Song Cycle
    av Richard Henderson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429179

    Despite Warner Brothers Records' conviction that it had mid-wifed the American equivalent of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, "Song Cycle" wasn't rock music, and it didn't sell like rock music. The album's arrangements taxed the storage capaci…

  • The Rolling Stones' Some Girls

    The Rolling Stones' Some Girls
    av Cyrus R. K. Patell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441192806

    This is a fascinating look at the Stones in the late 70s - inspired by a year just spent in the disco/punk cauldron of New York City. It's October 1977, and the Rolling Stones are in a Paris recording studio. They're under siege. Keith Richards' leg…

  • Kant's Concept of Genius

    Kant's Concept of Genius
    av Paul W. Bruno

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441132543

    While many studies have chronicled the Romantic legacy of artistic genius, this book uncovers the roots of the concept of genius in Kant's third Critique, alongside the development of his understanding of nature. Paul Bruno addresses a genuine gap i…

  • Discourse Analysis

    Discourse Analysis
    av Brian Paltridge

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441167620

    This is the new edition of Discourse Analysis: An Introduction, an accessible and widely-used introduction to the analysis of discourse. In its ten chapters the book examines different approaches to discourse, looking at discourse and society, disco…

  • 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…

  • Talking Heads - Fear of Music

    Talking Heads - Fear of Music
    av Jonathan Lethem

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441121004

    Fear of Music, the third album by Talking Heads, was recorded and released in 1979. It is, like each of their first four albums, a masterpiece. Edgy, paranoid, funky, addictive, rhythmic, repetitive, spooky, and fun - with Brian Eno's production, it…

  • 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…

  • Nazisploitation!

    Nazisploitation!

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441183590

    In this title, a brilliant line-up of international contributors examine the implications of the portrayals of Nazis in low-brow culture and that culture's re-emergence today. "Nazisploitation!" examines past intersections of National Socialism and…

  • Nazisploitation!

    Nazisploitation!

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441110602

    This includes a brilliant line-up of international contributors that examine the implications of the portrayals of Nazis in low-brow culture and that culture's re-emergence today. "Nazisploitation!" examines past intersections of National Socialism…

  • Social Realism, Knowledge and the Sociology of Education

    Social Realism, Knowledge and the Sociology of Education

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441138507

    This key volume is both timely and important in bringing together for the first time seminal papers and new material to examine an increasingly influential school of thought: realist sociology of education that places knowledge at its heart. This vo…

  • 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…

  • Wittgenstein and Value

    Wittgenstein and Value
    av Eric B. Litwack

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441150370

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was one of the most important and influential thinkers of the 20 th century. In Wittgenstein and Value, Eric B. Litwack attempts to clarify his many challenging ideas and arguments related to the notion of value and t…

  • The Return to the Mystical

    The Return to the Mystical
    av Peter Tyler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441104441

    This is the most recent mystical theology scholarship - a discipline that has found new energy and influence. This is examined through the lens of Wittgenstein's philosophy. The 'return of religion' since the beginning of the century has created a r…

  • Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies

    Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441129451

    This title offers a groundbreaking and timely collection that draws out the full implications of Stanley Cavell's writings and ideas for literary studies. "Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies" is a groundbreaking work that makes clear the relevance…

  • Listening to Noise and Silence

    Listening to Noise and Silence
    av Salome Voegelin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441162076

    This is a fresh, bold study of the emerging field of Sound Art, informed by the ideas of Adorno, Merleau Ponty and others. "Listening to Noise and Silence" engages with the emerging practice of sound art and the concurrent development of a discourse…

  • Listening to Noise and Silence

    Listening to Noise and Silence
    av Salome Voegelin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441126436

    This is a fresh, bold study of the emerging field of Sound Art, informed by the ideas of Adorno, Merleau Ponty and others. "Listening to Noise and Silence" engages with the emerging practice of sound art and the concurrent development of a discourse…

  • Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945

    Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe 1940-1945

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441185686

    This is the first book to treat bombing during WWII as a European phenomenon and not just the 'Blitz' on Britain and Germany. With Western Europe now at the heart of a united continent, it is even more difficult to explain how only 70 years ago Euro…

  • Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds

    Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441138217

    This provocative and unique anthology analyzes Quentin Tarantino's controversial Inglourious Basterds in the contexts of cinema, cultural, gender, and historical studies. The film and its ideology is dissected by a range of scholars and writers who…

  • Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds

    Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441138699

    This provocative and unique anthology analyzes Quentin Tarantino's controversial Inglourious Basterds in the contexts of cinema, cultural, gender, and historical studies. The film and its ideology is dissected by a range of scholars and writers who…

  • "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…

  • Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

    Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781623565428

    In the first decade of the twenty-first century, Kanye West created the most compelling body of pop music by an American artist during the period. Having risen from obscurity as a precocious producer through the ranks of Jay Z's Roc-A-Fella records,…

  • Cinema After Deleuze

    Cinema After Deleuze
    av Richard Rushton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826438928

    This title offers a clear and concise overview of and introduction to Deleuze's theories of cinema. "Cinema After Deleuze" offers a clear and lucid introduction to Deleuze's writings on cinema which will appeal both to undergraduates and specialists…

  • Cinema After Deleuze

    Cinema After Deleuze
    av Richard Rushton

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441163387

    This is a clear and concise overview of and introduction to Deleuze's theories of cinema. "Cinema After Deleuze" offers a clear and lucid introduction to Deleuze's writings on cinema which will appeal both to undergraduates and specialists in film s…

  • Fleetwood Mac's Tusk

    Fleetwood Mac's Tusk
    av Rob Trucks

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429025

    "Tusk", the first record in history to cross the million dollar threshold in production costs, was the Fleetwood Mac's critically acclaimed, commercially disappointing 1979 double album. This book is an in-depth and 'official' look at one of the mos…

  • Sinister Resonance

    Sinister Resonance
    av David Toop

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441155870

    This is a major new work from one of the world's most erudite, intellectual, and influential thinkers and writers about sound and music. "Sinister Resonance" begins with the premise that sound is a haunting, a ghost, a presence whose location is amb…

  • Globalization and Language in Contact

    Globalization and Language in Contact

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441129246

    This book examines the impact of globalization on languages in contact, including the study of linkages between the global and local, and transnational and situated communication. It engages with social theory and social processes while grappling wi…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Jacques Ranciere: An Introduction

    Jacques Ranciere: An Introduction
    av Joseph J. Tanke

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441152084

    The first comprehensive introduction to one of the most influential French thinkers writing today, exploring Ranciere's ideas on philosophy, aesthetics, and politics. "Jacques Ranciere: An Introduction" offers the first comprehensive introduction to…

  • Gender Reversal and Cosmic Chaos

    Gender Reversal and Cosmic Chaos
    av S. Tamar Kamionkowski, Tamar S. Kamionkowski, S. Tamar Kamionkowski

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826462244

    This book is about both the fear of gender reversal and its expression in the prophet Ezekiel's reworking of the marital metaphor. Kamionkowski argues that the abomination of "wife Jerusalem" is that she is attempting to pass for a male, thereby cro…

  • Do the Gods Wear Capes?

    Do the Gods Wear Capes?
    av Ben Saunders

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826441980

    This title is a consideration of the modern Superhero comic as an expression of spiritual desire, showing what Superheroes can teach about our most essential human needs. Ben Saunders shows that Superhero comics address deep emotional needs. From th…

  • Do the Gods Wear Capes?

    Do the Gods Wear Capes?
    av Ben Saunders

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826435569

    This is a consideration of the modern Superhero comic as an expression of spiritual desire, showing what Superheroes can teach about our most essential human needs. Ben Saunders shows that Superhero comics address deep emotional needs. From their ea…

  • Analysing Teaching-Learning Interactions in Higher Education

    Analysing Teaching-Learning Interactions in Higher Education
    av Paul Ashwin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441191809

    This is a thorough investigation of the research, development, policy and practice of teaching and learning in Higher Education. Whilst current research into teaching and learning offers many insights into the experiences of academics and students i…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Medieval Intrigue

    Medieval Intrigue

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441102690

    In this important new work Ian Mortimer examines some of the most controversial questions in medieval history, including whether Edward II was murdered, his possible later life in Italy, the weakness of the Lancastrian claim to the throne in 1399 an…