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  • Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

    Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition
    av Bill Nichols

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253026859

    The third edition of Bill Nichols's best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. A new chapter, "I Want to Make a Documentary: Where Do I Start?" guides readers through the…

  • Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

    Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition
    av Bill Nichols

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253026347

    The third edition of Bill Nichols's best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. A new chapter, "I Want to Make a Documentary: Where Do I Start?" guides readers through the…

  • The Bolsheviks in Power

    The Bolsheviks in Power
    av Alexander Rabinowitch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220424

    A major contribution to the historiography of the world in the 20th century, The Bolsheviks in Power focuses on the fateful first year of Soviet rule in Petrograd. It examines events that profoundly shaped the Soviet political system that endured th…

  • Operation Albion

    Operation Albion
    av Michael B. Barrett

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253349699

    In October 1917, an invasion force of some 25,000 German soldiers, accompanied by a flotilla of 10 dreadnoughts, 350 other vessels, a half-dozen zeppelins, and 80 aircraft, attacked the Baltic islands of Dago, Osel, and Moon at the head of the Gulf…

  • The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir

    The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218407

    Since her death in 1986 and the publication of her letters and diaries in 1990, interest in the philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir has never been greater. In this engaging and timely volume, Margaret A. Simons and an international group of philosopher…

  • Hypatia's Daughters

    Hypatia's Daughters

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210609

    "I think many people would find it a useful resource, both in terms of information on particular philosophers and as a point of inspiration for designing courses that incorporate the work of women philosophers. . . . I expect I will refer individual…

  • Riddley Walker

    Riddley Walker
    av Russell Hoban

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253212344

    Describes Riddley Walker's attempt to understand the past and present of a world which continues to exist two thousand years after the ultimate catastrophe

  • Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace, Second Edition

    Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace, Second Edition
    av Laura Zittrain Eisenberg

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222121

    Thoroughly updated and expanded, this new edition of Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace examines the history of recurrent efforts to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict and identifies a pattern of negative negotiating behaviors that seem to repeatedly der…

  • Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language

    Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203984

    "Eco wittily and enchantingly develops themes often touched on in his previous works, but he delves deeper into their complex nature...this collection can be read with pleasure by those unversed in semiotic theory." -Times Literary Supplement

  • Handbook of Semiotics

    Handbook of Semiotics
    av Winfried Noth

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253209597

    "This is the most systematic discussion of semiotics yet published." -Choice"A bravura performance." -Thomas Sebeok"Noeth's handbook is an outstanding encyclopedia that provides first-rate information on many facets of sign-related studies, research…

  • Universe of the Mind

    Universe of the Mind
    av Yuri Lotman

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214058

    Universe of the Mind A Semiotic Theory of Culture Yuri M. Lotman Introduction by Umberto Eco Translated by Ann Shukman A major book by one of the initiators of cultural studies. "Universe of the Mind is an ambitious, complex, and wide-ranging book t…

  • Technology and the Lifeworld

    Technology and the Lifeworld
    av Don Ihde

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205605

    "A sophisticated celebration of cultural diversity and of its enabling technologies...perhaps the best single volume relating the philosophical tradition to the broad issues raised by contemporary technologies." -Choice

  • The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

    The Bedbug and Selected Poetry
    av Vladimir Mayakovsky

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253201898

    This selection of Mayakovsky's work covers his entire career-from the earliest pre-revolutionary lyrics to a poem found in a notebook after his suicide. Splendid translations of the poems, with the Russian on a facing page, and a fresh, colloquial v…

  • Feminist, Queer, Crip

    Feminist, Queer, Crip
    av Alison Kafer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009340

    In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,…

  • Feminist, Queer, Crip

    Feminist, Queer, Crip
    av Alison Kafer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009227

    In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,…

  • Intimacy, Performance, and the Lied in the Early Nineteenth Century

    Intimacy, Performance, and the Lied in the Early Nineteenth Century
    av Jennifer Ronyak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253035776

    The German lied, or art song, is considered one of the most intimate of all musical genres-often focused on the poetic speaker's inner world and best suited for private and semi-private performance in the home or salon. Yet, problematically, any sen…

  • Intimacy, Performance, and the Lied in the Early Nineteenth Century

    Intimacy, Performance, and the Lied in the Early Nineteenth Century
    av Jennifer Ronyak

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253035769

    The German lied, or art song, is considered one of the most intimate of all musical genres-often focused on the poetic speaker's inner world and best suited for private and semi-private performance in the home or salon. Yet, problematically, any sen…

  • The Shoah in Ukraine

    The Shoah in Ukraine

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222688

    On the eve of the Nazi invasion of the USSR in 1941, Ukraine was home to the largest Jewish community in Europe. Between 1941 and 1944, some 1.4 million Jews were killed there, and one of the most important centers of Jewish life was destroyed. Yet,…

  • Swahili Port Cities

    Swahili Port Cities
    av Sandy Prita Meier

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253019158

    On the Swahili coast of East Africa, monumental stone houses, tombs, and mosques mark the border zone between the interior of the African continent and the Indian Ocean. Prita Meier explores this coastal environment and shows how an African mercanti…

  • Swahili Port Cities

    Swahili Port Cities
    av Sandy Prita Meier

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253019097

    On the Swahili coast of East Africa, monumental stone houses, tombs, and mosques mark the border zone between the interior of the African continent and the Indian Ocean. Prita Meier explores this coastal environment and shows how an African mercanti…

  • Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa

    Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa
    av Ketu H. Katrak

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053688

    Jay Pather, Performance and Spatial Politics in South Africa offers the first full-length monograph on the award-winning choreographer, theater director, curator, and creative artist in contemporary global performance. Working within the contexts of…

  • Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa

    Jay Pather, Performance, and Spatial Politics in South Africa
    av Ketu H. Katrak

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253053671

    Jay Pather, Performance and Spatial Politics in South Africa offers the first full-length monograph on the award-winning choreographer, theater director, curator, and creative artist in contemporary global performance. Working within the contexts of…

  • A Theory of Semiotics

    A Theory of Semiotics
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253202178

    "...the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris." -Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism "...draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers to a wide ra…

  • Throwing Like a Girl

    Throwing Like a Girl
    av Iris Marion Young

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205971

    Feminist social theory and female body experience are the twin themes of Iris Marion Young's twelve outstanding essays written over the past decade and brought together here. Her contributions to social theory raise critical questions about women an…

  • The Limits of Interpretation

    The Limits of Interpretation
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208699

    In this new collection of essays, Eco focuses on what he calls the limits of interpretation, or, as he once noted in another context, ""the cancer of uncontrolled interpretation"". Readers of Eco's other work will find here all the ingredients with…

  • History of the Concept of Time

    History of the Concept of Time
    av Martin Heidegger

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207173

    Heidegger's lecture course at the University of Marburg in the summer of 1925, an early version of Being and Time (1927), offers a unique glimpse into the motivations that prompted the writing of this great philosopher's master work and the presuppo…

  • The Kremlin and the Schoolhouse

    The Kremlin and the Schoolhouse
    av Larry E. Holmes

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253328472

    " . . . an exciting, first-rate contribution to our understanding of Soviet history on several levels . . . and the relationship between tsarist and Soviet educational policies and practices." -Ben Eklof"Larry E. Holmes' book is a fine, expert study…

  • Intertextuality in Western Art Music

    Intertextuality in Western Art Music
    av Michael L. Klein

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253344687

    "The outstanding originality of this book lies in the detail and perspicuity with which interrelations are traced between texts, it even seems that relations sometimes work backwards. Above all, this book does not offer a 'theory of intertextuality.…

  • The Question of Gender

    The Question of Gender

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223241

    A generation after the publication of Joan W. Scott's influential essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," this volume explores the current uses of the term-and the ongoing influence of Scott's agenda-setting work in history and ot…

  • Japanese and Continental Philosophy

    Japanese and Continental Philosophy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222541

    Recognizing the importance of the Kyoto School and its influence on philosophy, politics, religion, and Asian studies, Japanese and Continental Philosophy initiates a conversation between Japanese and Western philosophers. The essays in this cross-c…

  • Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

    Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition
    av Fatima Mernissi
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204233

    Required reading... " -Elizabeth Fernea, The University of Texas at AustinIf a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, ho…

  • Kalevala Mythology, Revised Edition

    Kalevala Mythology, Revised Edition
    av Juha Y. Pentikainen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213525

    "Pentikainen's exceptional interdisciplinary study will richly reward those interested in the dynamics of artistic creation and cultural construction, ethnic emergence and political nationalism, and shamanistic belief systems." -American Anthropolog…

  • Woman, Native, Other

    Woman, Native, Other
    av Trinh T. Minh-Ha

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205032

    " . . . methodologically innovative . . . precise and perceptive and conscious . . . " -Text and Performance Quarterly"Woman, Native, Other is located at the juncture of a number of different fields and disciplines, and it genuinely succeeds in push…

  • Volatile Bodies

    Volatile Bodies
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208620

    "The location of the author's investigations, the body itself rather than the sphere of subjective representations of self and of function in cultures, is wholly new. . . . I believe this work will be a landmark in future feminist thinking." -Alphon…

  • Red Star

    Red Star
    av Alexander Bogdanov

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203175

    "[A] surprisingly moving story." -The New Yorker"Bogdanov's novels reveal a great deal about their fascinating author, about his time and, ironically, ours, and about the genre of utopia as well as his contribution to it." -Slavic Review"Bogdanov's…

  • My Life in Stalinist Russia

    My Life in Stalinist Russia
    av Mary M. Leder

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214423

    "The thoughtful memoirs of a disillusioned daughter of the Russian Revolution. . . . A sometimes astonishing, worm's-eye view of life under totalitarianism, and a valuable contribution to Soviet and Jewish studies." -Kirkus Reviews"In this engrossin…

  • The Resisting Reader

    The Resisting Reader
    av Judith Fetterley

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253202475

    "Fetterley's questions are often so crucial, her observations repeatedly so acute, that they force us to ask how we avoided them in the past." -Women's Studies International Quarterly" . . . thoughtful, informed, and well written." -Choice

  • Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space

    Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012302

    In this cross-cultural history of narrative cinema and media from the 1910s to the 1930s, leading and emergent scholars explore the transnational crossings and exchanges that occurred in early cinema between the two world wars. Drawing on film archi…

  • Rape in Marriage

    Rape in Marriage
    av Diana E.H. Russell

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205636

    "This is a groundbreaking contribution to the literature of sexual assault and family violence." -Susan Brownmiller"[Russell] has done a superb study which yields comprehensive and undeniable findings about a subject no one had even whispered about…

  • Tricksters and Trancers

    Tricksters and Trancers
    av Mathias Guenther

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253213440

    " . . . a first-rate piece of scholarship . . . an invaluable summary and commentary on the multilingual literature on [Bushman] people." -ChoiceThe trickster and trance dancer are the guides through Bushman (or San) religion, a world of ambiguity a…

  • Death and the Invisible Powers

    Death and the Invisible Powers
    av Simon Bockie

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208088

    "[Bockie's] description of Kongo culture is vivid, beautifully clear, and absolutely authentic, as only a native could make it. . . . I don't know of anything of its kind that is both as good, ethnographically, and as readable." -Wyatt MacGaffey"Sim…

  • Material Feminisms

    Material Feminisms

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253219466

    Harnessing the energy of provocative theories generated by recent understandings of the human body, the natural world, and the material world, Material Feminisms presents an entirely new way for feminists to conceive of the question of materiality.…

  • Apocalypse Postponed

    Apocalypse Postponed
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253024190

    An erudite and witty collection of Umberto Eco's essays on mass culture from the 1960s through the 1980s, including major pieces which have not been translated into English before. The discussion is framed by opposing characterizations of current in…

  • Apocalypse Postponed

    Apocalypse Postponed
    av Umberto Eco

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253318510

    An erudite and witty collection of Umberto Eco's essays on mass culture from the 1960s through the 1980s, including major pieces which have not been translated into English before. The discussion is framed by opposing characterizations of current in…

  • African Cinema

    African Cinema
    av Manthia Diawara

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207074

    "Manthia Diawara is quite simply the best critic (in any language) currently writing on African cinema." -Robert Stam "Diawara has produced a useful history, a cogent analysis, and, in his arguments on how African cinema should develop, an undoubted…

  • Where the Spirits Ride the Wind

    Where the Spirits Ride the Wind
    av Felicitas D. Goodman

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253205667

    "The book is clearly written for the general reader and includes many descriptions of trance experiences. It may serve as a good introduction to the nature and appeal of the shamanic revival in modern Western cultures." -Theological Book Review" . .…

  • The Weakness of God

    The Weakness of God
    av John D. Caputo

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218285

    Applying an ever more radical hermeneutics (including Husserlian and Heideggerian phenomenology, Derridian deconstruction, and feminism), John D. Caputo breaks down the name of God in this irrepressible book. Instead of looking at God as merely a na…

  • Interpreting Musical Gestures, Topics, and Tropes

    Interpreting Musical Gestures, Topics, and Tropes
    av Robert S. Hatten

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253344595

    "Robert Hatten's new book is a worthy successor to his Musical Meaning in Beethoven, which established him as a front-rank scholar . . . in questions of musical meaning. . . . [B]oth how he approaches musical works and what he says about them are ti…

  • Interpreting Musical Gestures, Topics, and Tropes

    Interpreting Musical Gestures, Topics, and Tropes
    av Robert S. Hatten

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253030078

    "Robert Hatten's new book is a worthy successor to his Musical Meaning in Beethoven, which established him as a front-rank scholar . . . in questions of musical meaning. . . . [B]oth how he approaches musical works and what he says about them are ti…

  • The Cinema of Sara Gomez

    The Cinema of Sara Gomez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057051

    Throughout the 1960s until her untimely death in 1974, Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gomez engaged directly and courageously with the social, political, economic, and cultural transformations promised by the Cuban Revolution. Gomez directed numerous doc…

  • The Cinema of Sara Gomez

    The Cinema of Sara Gomez

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057044

    Throughout the 1960s until her untimely death in 1974, Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gomez engaged directly and courageously with the social, political, economic, and cultural transformations promised by the Cuban Revolution. Gomez directed numerous doc…

  • The Essential Peirce, Volume 1

    The Essential Peirce, Volume 1

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253207210

    " . . . a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces. . . . all the Peirce most people will ever need." -Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books"The Monist essays are included in the first volume of the compact and welcome Es…

  • Making Intangible Heritage

    Making Intangible Heritage
    av Valdimar Hafstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037930

    In Making Intangible Heritage, Valdimar Tr. Hafstein-folklorist and official delegate to UNESCO-tells the story of UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Convention. In the ethnographic tradition, Hafstein peers underneath the official account, revealing the…

  • Making Intangible Heritage

    Making Intangible Heritage
    av Valdimar Hafstein

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037923

    In Making Intangible Heritage, Valdimar Tr. Hafstein-folklorist and official delegate to UNESCO-tells the story of UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Convention. In the ethnographic tradition, Hafstein peers underneath the official account, revealing the…

  • The Revolutionary Mystique and Terrorism in Contemporary Italy

    The Revolutionary Mystique and Terrorism in Contemporary Italy
    av Richard Drake

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057136

    What drives terrorists to glorify violence? In The Revolutionary Mystique and Terrorism in Contemporary Italy, Richard Drake seeks to explain the origins of Italian terrorism and the role that intellectuals played in valorizing the use of violence f…

  • The Revolutionary Mystique and Terrorism in Contemporary Italy

    The Revolutionary Mystique and Terrorism in Contemporary Italy
    av Richard Drake

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253057129

    What drives terrorists to glorify violence? In The Revolutionary Mystique and Terrorism in Contemporary Italy, Richard Drake seeks to explain the origins of Italian terrorism and the role that intellectuals played in valorizing the use of violence f…

  • The Case for Auschwitz

    The Case for Auschwitz
    av Robert Jan Van Pelt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253022981

    From January to April 2000 historian David Irving brought a high-profile libel case against Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt in the British High Court, charging that Lipstadt's book, Denying the Holocaust (1993), falsely labeled him a Holocaust de…

  • The Case for Auschwitz

    The Case for Auschwitz
    av Robert Jan Van Pelt

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253340160

    From January to April 2000 historian David Irving brought a high-profile libel case against Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt in the British High Court, charging that Lipstadt's book, Denying the Holocaust (1993), falsely labeled him a Holocaust de…

  • The World at a Glance

    The World at a Glance
    av Edward S. Casey

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218971

    What happens when we glance around a room? How do we trust what we see in fleeting moments? In The World at a Glance, Edward S. Casey describes how glancing counts for more of human perception than previously imagined. An entire universe is perceive…

  • Getting Back into Place, Second Edition

    Getting Back into Place, Second Edition
    av Edward S. Casey

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253220882

    What would the world be like if there were no places? Our lives are so place-oriented that we cannot begin to comprehend the loss of locality. Indeed, the space we occupy has much to do with what and who we are. Yet, despite the pervasiveness of pla…

  • Dionysus

    Dionysus
    av Walter F. Otto

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208910

    "This study of Dionysus . . . is also a new theogony of Early Greece." -Publishers Weekly"An original analysis . . . of the spiritual significance of the Greek myth and cult of Dionysus." -Theology Digest