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  • Editing across Media

    Editing across Media

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786473427

    Requirements for professional media editing have undergone enormous technological change. Editors still edit copy. But today they do much more. Mass media editors must demonstrate skills from computerised pagination to social media monitoring, from…

  • Practical Ethics in Sport Management

    Practical Ethics in Sport Management

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786463985

    Leaders and managers throughout the sporting world face many ethical challenges on a daily basis. Should an athletic director chastise an unruly but influential supporter? What factors should affect an athlete's eligibility? Is competitiveness accep…

  • The Culture Series of Iain M. Banks

    The Culture Series of Iain M. Banks
    av Simone Caroti

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786494477

    This book presents a history of Iain M. Banks' Culture series from its inception in the mid-1970s to the last novel, The Hydrogen Sonata, which was published less than a year before Banks' death. Included in this history are Banks' origins as a writ…

  • The CASSIA Spy Ring in World War II Austria

    The CASSIA Spy Ring in World War II Austria
    av C. Turner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476669694

    After Hitler annexed Austria in 1938, the Gestapo began silencing critics. Many were shipped to concentration camps; those deemed most dangerous to the Reich were executed. Yet a few slipped through the Gestapo's net and organized resistance cells.…

  • Creature Features

    Creature Features
    av William Schoell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786495627

    This work offers a critical, colorful and informative examination of different types of monster movies, spanning the silent period to today. Chapter One focuses on dragons, dinosaurs, and other scaly giants from films like 1953's The Beast from 20,0…

  • Myth and Magic in Heavy Metal Music

    Myth and Magic in Heavy Metal Music
    av Robert McParland

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476673356

    Heavy metal is a mythical genre of heroes, outlaws, ominous gods, grotesques, and monsters. It is a proud world of intense battles with chaos and confrontation with modern alienation. Myth pervades heavy metal. Its visual elements draw upon the horr…

  • The Magnificent Max Baer

    The Magnificent Max Baer
    av Colleen Aycock

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476671611

    California's "Glamour Boy" and world champion boxer was a movie attraction for women and a money-making draw for promoters during the Great Depression. The Prizefighter and the Lady, in 1933, gave movie-goers a boxer who could sing and dance. The fi…

  • Bobby Whitlock

    Bobby Whitlock
    av Bobby Whitlock

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786458943

    From early childhood singing in church to the rock 'n' roll limelight of Derek and the Dominos, Bobby Whitlock launched a musical journey still going to this day. Whitlock's life story does more than share rock gossip about stars like Keith Moon, Ge…

  • John Alton

    John Alton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476666266

    Devoted to his craft--sometimes to the detriment of his reputation--cinematographer John Alton (1901-1996) was sought after by such directors as Vincente Minnelli, Richard Brooks and Anthony Mann but disdained by others of comparable talent. An aute…

  • Beyond Donkey Kong

    Beyond Donkey Kong
    av Ken Horowitz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476684208

    Before the enormously successful NES console changed the video game landscape in the 1980s, Nintendo became famous for producing legendary arcade machines like Donkey Kong and Mario Bros. Drawing on original interviews, news reports and other docume…

  • The Giallo Canvas

    The Giallo Canvas
    av Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476675398

    Beloved among cult horror devotees for its signature excesses of sex and violence, Italian giallo cinema is marked by switchblades, mysterious killers, whisky bottles and poetically overinflated titles. A growing field of English-language giallo stu…

  • Western Movies

    Western Movies
    av Michael R. Pitts

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786463725

    [From the first edition: A comprehensive reference volume of the most popular, enduring film genre: feature-length (over 40 minutes) Westerns, including 16mm, 8mm, Super 8mm, videocassettes and videodiscs. Each entry has film title, release company…

  • Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology

    Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology
    av Michael Newton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786497560

    On every continent and in every nation, animals unrecognized by modern science are reported on a daily basis. People passionately pursue these creatures - the name given to their field of study is cryptozoology. Coined in the 1950's, the term litera…

  • Charlie Chaplin and A Woman of Paris

    Charlie Chaplin and A Woman of Paris
    av Wes D. Gehring

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476672441

    Popular with middle America throughout the 1920s, Charlie Chaplin's A Woman of Paris (1923) has had an enduring influence throughout cinema history. Contrary to some criticism, the film was not just Chaplin's recycling of Peggy Hopkins Joyce story.…

  • The Apache Peoples

    The Apache Peoples
    av Jessica Dawn Palmer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786445516

    This book presents a comprehensive history of the seven Apache tribes, tracing them from their genetic origins in Asia and their migration through the continent to the Southwest. The work covers their social history, verbal traditions and mores. The…

  • The Symbolism and Sources of Outlander

    The Symbolism and Sources of Outlander
    av Valerie Estelle Frankel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786499526

    Outlander is much more than a television romance about a World War II nurse and a Jacobite soldier in a fetching kilt. The massive book series has been categorized as a period drama, adventure saga, military history, and fantasy epic. Further, those…

  • The Egyptian Strategy for the Yom Kippur War

    The Egyptian Strategy for the Yom Kippur War
    av Dani Asher

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786442539

    This volume examines the military strategy and issues that Egyptian war planners faced during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Of major interest is the relationship between the political and military leaders and how that affected the buildup and course of t…

  • Modernizing Joan of Arc

    Modernizing Joan of Arc
    av Ellen Ecker Dolgin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786431205

    Historical opinions regarding Joan of Arc are fraught with contradiction. As one of the most widely studied women in history, she has been labeled both a saint and a criminal, both a pioneering feminist and an ""unnatural"" transvestite. This work e…

  • Universal Horrors

    Universal Horrors
    av Tom Weaver

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476672953

    Revised and updated since its first publication in 1990, this acclaimed critical survey covers the classic chillers produced by Universal Studios during the golden age of hollywood horror, 1931 through 1946. Trekking boldly through haunts and horror…

  • Literature of the Global Age

    Literature of the Global Age
    av Maurizio Ascari

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786459599

    In an age of world citizenship, literary scholarship is focusing increasingly on texts which communicate effectively over cultural lines. Advocating a planetary approach to contemporary literature, this critical text examines eight novels from eight…

  • Classics Illustrated

    Classics Illustrated
    av William B. Jones Jr.

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476672311

    A significant expansion of the critically acclaimed first edition, Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, Second Edition, carries the story of the Kanter family's series of comics-style adaptations of literary masterpieces from 1941 into the 21st…

  • Women Writers of Meiji and Taisho Japan

    Women Writers of Meiji and Taisho Japan
    av Yukiko Tanaka

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786408528

    The Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (1912-1926), periods in Japanese history saw changes in both the way women wrote and the way they were read. This study of the women who wrote in the modern era examines writers within the context of their moments in…

  • The 1900 Olympic Games

    The 1900 Olympic Games
    av Bill Mallon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786440641

    The 1900 Olympic Games have been termed ""The Farcical Games."" The events were poorly organized and years later many of the competitors had no idea that they had actually competed in the Olympics. They only knew that they had competed in an interna…

  • Fanged Fan Fiction

    Fanged Fan Fiction
    av Maria Lindgren Leavenworth

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786470440

    Twilight, True Blood and The Vampire Diaries have sparked off intense fan activity and generated a large quantity of fan fiction: stories which test the limits of an already existing fictional work and explore gaps and discrepancies within it. Worki…

  • Odilo Globocnik, Hitler's Man in the East

    Odilo Globocnik, Hitler's Man in the East
    av Joseph Poprzeczny

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786416257

    Odilo Globocnik, a collaborator of Adolf Hitler and Heinrich Himmler, was responsible for the deaths of at least 1.5 million people in three Polish camps: Treblinka, Sobibor, and Belzec. Along with Rudolf Hoess, Globocnik may be named as one of the…

  • The 1908 Olympic Games

    The 1908 Olympic Games
    av Bill Mallon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786440689

    The 1908 Olympic Games were controversial. There was almost constant bickering among the American team and the British officials. Because of the controversies, the 1908 Olympics have been termed ""The Battle of Shepherd's Bush,"" referring to the si…

  • The Science of Spirit

    The Science of Spirit
    av Luis Portela

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476683898

    Throughout the 20th Century and into the new millennium, humanity has made enormous advancements in science and technology. Our understanding of spiritual enlightenment, however, has gone relatively neglected, as fascination with material progress t…

  • The 1906 Olympic Games

    The 1906 Olympic Games
    av Bill Mallon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786440672

    One of the early concepts of the Olympic Games was to include ""intercalated"" Games every four years between the normal cycle, and to hold these Games in Athens, the ancestral home of the Olympics. In 1906 the first, and only one, of these games wa…

  • Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1957-1969

    Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1957-1969
    av Roberto Curti

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786494378

    The ""Gothic"" style was a key trend in Italian cinema of the 1950s and 1960s, because of its peculiar, often strikingly original approach to the horror genre. These films portrayed Gothic staples in a stylish and idiosyncratic way, and took a darin…

  • Making The Elephant Man

    Making The Elephant Man
    av Jonathan Sanger

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476666624

    The true story of John Merrick has captured the imagination of generations of audiences, critics, actors, and filmmakers. In 1988 I received a screenplay about a hideously disfigured man-John Merrick, the Elephant Man-who refused to fall victim to d…

  • Italian Horror Films of the 1960s

    Italian Horror Films of the 1960s
    av Lawrence McCallum

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786419685

    Until I vampiri (The Vampires) in 1956, Italian filmmakers generally eschewed horror in favor of fantasy films and big screen spectacles. In the 1960s, the subjects became as varied as the filmmakers, ranging from the comic strip flavor of The Wild,…

  • Doctor Who and Science

    Doctor Who and Science

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476681122

    Science has always been part of Doctor Who. The first episode featured scenes in a science laboratory and a science teacher, and the 2020 season's finale highlighted a scientist's key role in Time Lord history. Hundreds of scientific characters, set…

  • The Beatles and the Historians

    The Beatles and the Historians
    av Erin Torkelson Weber

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476662664

    Hundreds of books have been written about The Beatles. Over the last half century, their story has been mythologized and de-mythologized and presented by biographers and journalists as history. Yet many of these works do not strictly qualify as hist…

  • An Introduction to Danish Culture

    An Introduction to Danish Culture
    av Norman Berdichevsky

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786464012

    For many non-Danish citizens of the world, Denmark remains an enigma. Too often confused with other Scandinavian countries, this southernmost Nordic nation has been characterized by stereotypes and cliches related to socialism, cradle-to-grave secur…

  • Louis Paulsen

    Louis Paulsen
    av Hans Renette

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476671956

    Louis Paulsen (1833-1891) was one of the 19th century's strongest chess players and a world record holder in blindfold chess. He maintained an unbeaten record in matches, created several opening systems and was an originator of the positional approa…

  • Deep Space Warfare

    Deep Space Warfare
    av John C. Wright

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476679266

    Since the Cold War, outer space has become of strategic importance for nations looking to seize the ultimate high ground. World powers establishing a presence there must consider, among other things, how they will conduct warfare in orbit. Leaders m…

  • Dance Pedagogy for a Diverse World

    Dance Pedagogy for a Diverse World
    av Nyama McCarthy-Brown

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786497027

    Issues of race, class, gender and religion permeate the study of contemporary dance, resulting in cultural clashes in classrooms and studios. The first of its kind, this book provides dance educators with tools to refocus teaching methods to celebra…

  • The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi

    The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
    av Michael Newton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476678245

    Since 1866 the Ku Klux Klan has been a significant force in Mississippi, enduring repeated cycles of expansion and decline. Klansmen have rallied, marched, elected civic leaders, infiltrated law enforcement, and committed crimes ranging from petty v…

  • Literature into Film

    Literature into Film
    av Linda Costanzo Cahir

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786425976

    "This work presents a comprehensive guide to literature-based films. It focuses on recognizing and appreciating the inherent difficulties encountered when basing a film on a literary work, be it a novel, novella, play or short story. A glossary aids…

  • African States and Rulers

    African States and Rulers
    av John Stewart

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786495641

    Now in its third edition, this is a bigger (more than 11,000 entries), updated version of the 1989 original covering the enormous kaleidoscope of changing political boundaries, names, and rulers of Africa. This exhaustive reference allows the user q…

  • Wonder Women and Bad Girls

    Wonder Women and Bad Girls
    av Valerie Estelle Frankel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476684093

    Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Shuri, and Black Widow. These four characters portray very different versions of women: the superheroine, the abuse victim, the fourth wave princess, and the spy, respectively. In this in-depth analysis of female characte…

  • Unraveling Resident Evil

    Unraveling Resident Evil

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786472918

    Resident Evil is a multidimensional as well as multimedia universe: various books, graphic novels, games and movies (the fifth one came out in 2012) all contribute to this enormous universe. The essays written for this volume will focus on this part…

  • Frances Farmer

    Frances Farmer
    av Peter Shelley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786447459

    Previous biographies of American actress Frances Farmer (1913-1970) have downplayed her professional achievements to emphasize her turbulent personal life, including several police arrests and repeated confinements in a state mental hospital. By foc…

  • Jose Raul Capablanca

    Jose Raul Capablanca
    av Miguel A. Sanchez

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786470044

    The book is a thorough and analytical review of the life of Jose Raul Capablanca and his years as a child prodigy, aspirant to the crown, monarch of chess and eternal challenger. The drama and complexities of his human side contrast with the definit…

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education

    Ethical Dilemmas in Dance Education

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476667171

    The first of its kind, this volume presents case studies from experts in the field of dance education, examining theory and practice developed from real-world scenarios that call for ethical decision-making. Dilemmas faced by dance instructors in th…

  • The Physics and Astronomy of Science Fiction

    The Physics and Astronomy of Science Fiction
    av Steven D. Bloom

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786470532

    The great technological advances of the 20th century inspired the science fiction genre. However, the stories told went well beyond the discoveries and inventions of the day, and on toward distant worlds and a distant future. From episodes of Lost i…

  • Swedish Cinema and the Sexual Revolution

    Swedish Cinema and the Sexual Revolution

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476665443

    Swedish cinema became recognized for daring representations of sexuality with such films as One Summer of Happiness (1951), The Silence (1963), I am Curious (Yellow) (1967) and a wave of sex films in the late 1960s and 1970s. The association between…

  • Final Battles of Patton's Vanguard

    Final Battles of Patton's Vanguard
    av Don M. Fox

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476680095

    By January 1945, Nazi Germany's defeat seemed inevitable yet much fighting remained. The shortest way home for American troops was towards Berlin. General George S. Patton's Third Army would carve its way into the German heartland, the Fourth Armore…

  • Encyclopedia of Islamic Herbal Medicine

    Encyclopedia of Islamic Herbal Medicine
    av John Andrew Morrow

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786447077

    An authoritative reference work for anyone interested in herbal medicine, this book provides unprecedented insight into Prophetic phytotherapy, a branch of herbal medicine which relies exclusively on the herbal prescriptions of the prophet Muhammad…

  • Reverse Symbolism Dictionary

    Reverse Symbolism Dictionary

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786421251

    This is a companion to the hugely successful Symbolism: A Comprehensive Dictionary. The earlier dictionary was arranged by symbol and told what the meanings were. The present work goes the other way (but it is not simply a refiguring of the data). I…