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  • 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…

  • The Good Life

    The Good Life
    av Herbert McCabe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826476470

    The Dalai Lama once wrote that the object of human existence was to be happy. This sounds extremely glib as happiness in the popular imagination is a feeling and in the words of the song 'the greatest gift that we possess'. On the other hand, von Hu…

  • Stairway to Heaven

    Stairway to Heaven
    av Peter Levenda

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826428509

    Stairway to Heaven is an incredibly broad ranging new study that stretches from ancient Egypt and Babylon to Jewish and Christian Kabbalists, Chinese Daoists, Hindu Tantra and Haitian Vodun and finally to 19th and 20th century European occult societ…

  • Historical Discourse

    Historical Discourse
    av Caroline Coffin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847065735

    This is an important analysis of the language of time, cause and evaluation in historical texts studied by students at secondary school, looking at the implications for making meaning in historical writing."Historical Discourse" analyses the importa…

  • Historical Discourse

    Historical Discourse
    av Caroline Coffin

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826487766

    'Coffin's functional linguistics perspective provides a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the texts of secondary school history, both those that students read and those they need to learn to write. This is an original and welcome contribution t…

  • Augustine

    Augustine
    av Mary T. Clark

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826450876

    This work is an overview of Augustine's life and thought. From his rejection of Manicheism through his ideas on grace, salvation and the Trinity, the author provides a clear account of what Augustine taught and argued. There is also a chapter explai…

  • Augustine

    Augustine
    av Mary T. Clark

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826476593

    Augustine of Hippo is a giant in the history of Christian thought, commended by St Jerome for having virtually 're-founded the old faith'. He was a philosopher, theologian, preacher, interpreter of scripture, monk and bishop. Augustine dominated med…

  • Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures

    Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures
    av Chris Ott

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826415493

    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…

  • The Smiths' Meat is Murder

    The Smiths' Meat is Murder
    av Joe Pernice

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826414946

    This title is one of many in a series of books which focus on epic albums of our time. Here, Joe Pernice looks at The Smith's album "Meat is Murder".

  • Nick Drake's Pink Moon

    Nick Drake's Pink Moon
    av Amanda Petrusich

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826427908

    The reverse of Nick Drake's headstone, wedged deep into the earth of an English parish church graveyard, reads: "Now we rise and we are everywhere." The words were penned by Drake in 1974: Thirty years later, they are jarringly prophetic. Like nearl…

  • West and the Rest

    West and the Rest
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826470300

    In this astonishing new book, Roger Scruton argues that to understand adequately the roots of Islamic terrorism, one must understand both the unique historical evolution of the state and the dynamic of globalization.With extraordinary perception, Sc…

  • I Don't Believe in Atheists

    I Don't Believe in Atheists
    av Chris Hedges

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847062895

    This is a challenging and controversial book, by Chris Hedges, which examines and critiques the dangerous creed of the 'New Atheists' belief system.Chris Hedges exposes the central pillars of the New Atheist belief system, including a binary world v…

  • Deleuze and Guattari's "Anti-Oedipus"

    Deleuze and Guattari's "Anti-Oedipus"
    av Ian Buchanan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826491497

    Gilles Deleuze and Flix Guattaris Anti-Oedipus is the first part of a two volume project entitled Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Challenging the twin orthodoxies of Lacanian psychoanalysis and Althusserian Marxism, Anti-Oedipus is an important and ex…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Resurrection

    Resurrection
    av Lidija Novakovic

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567028150

    This volume examines what the followers of Jesus meant when they declared that he was raised from the dead. This claim, which lies at the core of Christian faith, is one of the most controversial topics in Christianity. Jesus' resurrection has no an…

  • Resurrection

    Resurrection
    av Lidija Novakovic

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567629814

    This volume examines what the followers of Jesus meant when they declared that he was raised from the dead. This claim, which lies at the core of Christian faith, is one of the most controversial topics in Christianity. Jesus' resurrection has no an…

  • Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason'"

    Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason'"
    av James Luchte

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826493224

    Continuum's Reader's Guides are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Beginning of Philosophy

    The Beginning of Philosophy
    av Hans-Georg Gadamer

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826412256

    Hans-Georg Gadamer is considered to have made the most important contribution to hermeneutics of this century through his major work, Truth and Method. Born in Marburg on February 11, 1900, he earned his doctorate under Paul Natorp, the Plato schola…

  • Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition

    Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567566768

    Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition offers a distinctive approach to the value of classic works through the lens of Protestantism. While it is anachronistic to speak of Christian theology prior to the Reformation as "Protestant+?,…

  • Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition

    Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567266149

    Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition offers a distinctive approach to the value of classic works through the lens of Protestantism. While it is anachronistic to speak of Christian theology prior to the Reformation as "Protestant",…

  • Pesharim

    Pesharim
    av Timothy H. Lim

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841272733

    The Companion to the Qumran Scrolls series offers comprehensive and accessible introductions to the corpus of texts from Qumran. This volume, devoted to the characteristic biblical commentaries, discusses their contents and history, as well as their…

  • Dialogues II

    Dialogues II
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826490773

    Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII. He is a key figure in post-structuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. In "Dialogues II" Deleuze examines his philosoph…

  • The Essential Fromm

    The Essential Fromm
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826411334

    Why is it so difficult to break away from the kind of existence that is based on having - gluttonous, conspicuous consumption - versus a life that is truly englightened and satisfying? Many unconscious factors come into play when individuals, even a…

  • Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine

    Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine
    av Daphne Carr

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826427892

    Trent Reznor rode into music mythology on "Pretty Hate Machine", powered by Futurist industrial pistons and covered in ice-spiked synth hooks shined by new wave robots. Then there was his voice. Whispered verses and screamed hooks before Kurt Cobain…

  • Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique

    Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
    av Dan LeRoy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826417411

    Derided as one-hit wonders, estranged from their original producer and record label, and in self-imposed exile in Los Angeles, the Beastie Boys were written off by most observers before even beginning to record their second album - an embarrassing c…

  • The Protevangelium of James

    The Protevangelium of James
    av George T Zervos

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567256546

    George T. Zervos presents the first in a two-volume critical investigation of one of the earliest and most important of the New Testament Apocrypha, the Protevangelium of James, also known as the Infancy Gospel of James. Zervos challenges the prevai…

  • The New Heidegger

    The New Heidegger
    av Miguel de Beistegui

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826470614

    A comprehensive and accessible overview of, and introduction to, the work of one of the twentieth century's most influential philosophers, Martin Heidegger, by one of the world's foremost Heidegger scholars. Martin Heidegger's work is pivotal in the…

  • The New Heidegger

    The New Heidegger
    av Miguel de Beistegui

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826470607

    A comprehensive and accessible overview of, and introduction to, the work of one of the twentieth century's most influential philosophers, Martin Heidegger, by one of the world's foremost Heidegger scholars. Martin Heidegger's work is pivotal in the…

  • Working with Discourse - Meaning Beyond the Clause

    Working with Discourse - Meaning Beyond the Clause

    Kartonnage - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488503

    Aims to present an accessible set of analytic tools that can be used to explore how speakers and writers construe meaning through discourse. These techniques are introduced through analyses of spoken, written and visual texts that focus on truth and…

  • Arundhati Roy's "The God of Small Things"

    Arundhati Roy's "The God of Small Things"
    av Julie Mullaney

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826453273

    The "Continuum Contemporaries" series is designed to be a source of ideas and inspiration for members of book clubs and reading groups, as well as for literature students at school, college and university. The series aims to give readers accessible…

  • The Essence of Truth

    The Essence of Truth
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826477040

    The Essence of Truth must count as one of Heidegger's most important works, for nowhere else does he give a comparably thorough explanation of what is arguably the most fundamental and abiding theme of his entire philosophy, namely the difference be…

  • After Ezekiel

    After Ezekiel

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567197856

    Ezekiel has long been considered the most difficult of all the prophetic books to understand. The prophet's bizarre visions, extraordinary behaviour, and extravagant imagery have perplexed and fascinated readers for more than 2,500 years. The prophe…

  • The Word of God in Transition

    The Word of God in Transition
    av William M. Schniedewind

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567625205

    The Chronicler distinguishes between "traditional prophets" and "inspired messengers", and thereby highlights a radical transition in the meaning of the "word of God" which takes place in the post-exilic period. The Chronicler summarizes his perspec…

  • Moral Man and Immoral Society

    Moral Man and Immoral Society
    av Reinhold Niebuhr

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826477149

    Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) was one of America's foremost twentieth-century religious thinkers and social critics. As pastor of Bethel Evangelical Church in Detroit, he became deeply interested in social problems. He was Professor of Applied Christ…

  • Captain Beefheart's Trout Mask Replica

    Captain Beefheart's Trout Mask Replica
    av Kevin Courrier

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826427816

    In the spring of 1969, the inauspicious release of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band's "Trout Mask Replica", a double-album featuring 28 stream-of-consciousness songs filled with abstract rhythms and guttural bellows, dramatically altered the pop…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Critical Theory

    Critical Theory
    av Max Horkheimer

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826400833

    These essays, written in the 1930s and 1940s, represent a first selection in English from the major work of the founder of the famous Institute for Social Research in Frankfurt. Horkheimer's writings are essential to an understanding of the intellec…

  • Kazuo Ishiguro's "The Remains of the Day"

    Kazuo Ishiguro's "The Remains of the Day"
    av Adam Parkes

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826452313

    Continuum Contemporaries will be a wonderful source of ideas and inspiration for members of book clubs and readings groups, as well as for literature students.The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to 30 of…

  • Heidegger's 'Being and Time'

    Heidegger's 'Being and Time'
    av Mr William D. Blattner

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826486097

    "Continuum's Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reade…

  • Just Love

    Just Love
    av Margaret A. Farley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826429247

    This long-awaited book by one of American Christianity's foremost ethicists proposes a framework for sexual ethics whereby justice is the criterion for all loving, including love that is related to sexual activity and relationships.It begins with hi…

  • The Tripersonal God

    The Tripersonal God
    av Gerald O'Collins

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826476883

    In The Tripersonal God, Gerald O'Collins examines the roots and development of Trinitarian belief, drawing on three areas for reflection: Testimony to the tripersonal God in the scriptures - both the Old Testament background and the teachings of Pau…

  • 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…

  • Metaphor in Educational Discourse

    Metaphor in Educational Discourse
    av Lynne Cameron

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826449405

    Metaphor is recognized as widespread and intrinsic to language use. This work examines the use and understanding of metaphor in everyday classroom discourse and in informational texts.

  • The Romanovs

    The Romanovs
    av Lindsey Hughes

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826430816

    This book presents a vivid and original portrait of the entire Romanov family, who shaped Russian history and politics for three centuries and whose legacy still sparks the public's imagination. For 300 years the history of Russia was inextricably l…

  • The Art of Listening

    The Art of Listening
    av Erich Fromm

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826411327

    Although Erich Fromm intended to publish his work as a practising psychotherapist, these plans were never realized in his lifetime. This volume fulfils his wish. Not intended as a textbook about psychoanalytic therapy, these reflections provide new…

  • Negative Horizon

    Negative Horizon
    av Paul Virilio

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847063069

    This book covers the key themes in Virilio's work: speed; society; virtuality; new technology."Negative Horizon" is Paul Virilio's most original and unified exploration of the key themes and ideas running through his thought. Provocative and forcefu…

  • 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…

  • Victorian Literature and Culture

    Victorian Literature and Culture
    av Maureen Moran

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488848

    "Introductions to British Literature and Culture" are practical guides to key literary periods. Guides in the series are designed to help introduce a new module or area of study, providing concise information on the historical, literary and critical…

  • Victorian Literature and Culture

    Victorian Literature and Culture
    av Maureen Moran

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826488831

    "Introductions to British Literature and Culture" are practical guides to key literary periods. Guides in the series are designed to help introduce a new module or area of study, providing concise information on the historical, literary and critical…

  • 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.

  • David Bowie Low

    David Bowie Low
    av Hugo Wilcken

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826416841

    "One day I blew my nose and half my brains came out." Los Angeles, 1976. David Bowie is holed up in his Bel-Air mansion, drifting into drug-induced paranoia and confusion. Obsessed with black magic and the Holy Grail, he's built an altar in the livi…