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  • Guitar King

    Guitar King
    av David Dann

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477318775

    Named one of the world's great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone, Mike Bloomfield (1943-1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years after his untimely death. Taking readers backstage, onstage, and into the recording studio with this legend…

  • Guitar King

    Guitar King
    av David Dann

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477323670

    Named one of the world's great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone, Mike Bloomfield (1943-1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years after his untimely death. Taking readers backstage, onstage, and into the recording studio with this legend…

  • Sculpting in Time

    Sculpting in Time
    av Andrey Tarkovsky

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292776241

    A director reveals the original inspirations for his films, their history, his methods of work, and the problems of visual creativity

  • The Berber Identity Movement and the Challenge to North African States

    The Berber Identity Movement and the Challenge to North African States
    av Bruce Maddy-Weitzman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292744011

    Like many indigenous groups that have endured centuries of subordination, the Berber/Amazigh peoples of North Africa are demanding linguistic and cultural recognition and the redressing of injustices. Indeed, the movement seeks nothing less than a r…

  • Country Music USA

    Country Music USA
    av Bill C. Malone

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477315354

    "Fifty years after its first publication, Country Music USA still stands as the most authoritative history of this uniquely American art form. Here are the stories of the people who made country music into such an integral part of our nation's cultu…

  • Glitter Up the Dark

    Glitter Up the Dark
    av Sasha Geffen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477318782

    From the Beatles to Prince to Perfume Genius, Glitter Up the Dark takes a historical look at the voices that transcended gender and the ways music has subverted the gender binary. Why has music so often served as an accomplice to transcendent expres…

  • The Recurring Dream

    The Recurring Dream
    av Rocky Schenck

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477310663

    Emotionally evocative and painterly in execution, Rocky Schenck's photographs invite viewers to enter an otherworldly realm where reality becomes a dream landscape haunted by paranoia, isolation, longing, beauty, betrayal, fear, humor, and death. Th…

  • The Jazz of the Southwest

    The Jazz of the Southwest
    av Jean A. Boyd

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292708600

    They may wear cowboy hats and boots and sing about "faded love," but western swing musicians have always played jazz! From Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys to Asleep at the Wheel, western swing performers have played swing jazz on traditional countr…

  • Portuguese

    Portuguese
    av Sheila R. Ackerlind

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292726734

    An essential, comprehensive guide for all who are interested in learning the Portuguese language and mastering its complexities, Portuguese: A Reference Manual supplements the phonetic and grammatical explanations offered in basic textbooks. While t…

  • meXicana Fashions

    meXicana Fashions

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477319598

    Collecting the perspectives of scholars who reflect on their own relationships to particular garments, analyze the politics of dress, and examine the role of consumerism and entrepreneurialism in the production of creating and selling a style, meXic…

  • meXicana Fashions

    meXicana Fashions

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477319581

    Collecting the perspectives of scholars who reflect on their own relationships to particular garments, analyze the politics of dress, and examine the role of consumerism and entrepreneurialism in the production of creating and selling a style, meXic…

  • Revenge of the She-Punks

    Revenge of the She-Punks
    av Vivien Goldman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477316542

    As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman's perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the She-Punks, she probes four themes-identity, money, love, and protest-to explore what makes punk s…

  • Fangirls: Scenes from Modern Music Culture

    Fangirls: Scenes from Modern Music Culture
    av Hannah Ewens

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477322093

    To be a fan is to scream alone together. This is the discovery Hannah Ewens makes in Fangirls: how music fandom is at once a journey of self-definition and a conduit for connection and camaraderie; how it is both complicated and empowering; and how…

  • Morphology of the Folktale

    Morphology of the Folktale
    av V. Propp

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292783768

    This book is the classic work on forms of the European folktale.

  • Go Ahead in the Rain

    Go Ahead in the Rain
    av Hanif Abdurraqib

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477316481

    A New York Times Best SellerA February IndieNext PickNamed A Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by Buzzfeed, Nylon, The A. V. Club, CBC Books, and The Rumpus. And a Winter's Most Anticipated Book by Vanity Fair and The WeekStarred Reviews: Kirkus and Boo…

  • Max Ernst and Alchemy

    Max Ernst and Alchemy
    av M.E. Warlick

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292791367

    Surrealist artist Max Ernst defined collage as the "alchemy of the visual image." Students of his work have often dismissed this comment as simply a metaphor for the transformative power of using found images in a new context. Taking a wholly differ…

  • History Films, Women, and Freud's Uncanny

    History Films, Women, and Freud's Uncanny
    av Susan E. Linville

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292702691

    History films were a highly popular genre in the 1990s, as Hollywood looked back at significant and troubling episodes from World War II, the Cold War era, and the techno-war in the Persian Gulf. As filmmakers attempted to confront and manage intrac…

  • High Concept

    High Concept
    av Justin Wyatt

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292790919

    Steven Spielberg once said, "I like ideas, especially movie ideas, that you can hold in your hand. If a person can tell me the idea in twenty-five words or less, it's going to make a pretty good movie." Spielberg's comment embodies the essence of th…

  • Art Against Dictatorship

    Art Against Dictatorship
    av Jacqueline Adams

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477302040

    Art can be a powerful avenue of resistance to oppressive governments. During the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile, some of the country's least powerful citizens-impoverished women living in Santiago's shantytowns-spotlighted the government'…

  • Art Against Dictatorship

    Art Against Dictatorship
    av Jacqueline Adams

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292743823

    Art can be a powerful avenue of resistance to oppressive governments. During the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile, some of the country's least powerful citizens-impoverished women living in Santiago's shantytowns-spotlighted the government'…

  • The Nutshell Technique

    The Nutshell Technique
    av Jill Chamberlain

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477303733

    Veteran script consultant Jill Chamberlain discovered in her work that an astounding 99 percent of first-time screenwriters don't know how to tell a story. These writers may know how to format a script, write snappy dialogue, and set a scene. They m…

  • Ghady & Rawan

    Ghady & Rawan
    av Fatima Sharafeddine

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477318522

    Ghady and Rawan is a heartfelt and timely novel by the award-winning author Fatima Sharafeddine (The Servant, Cappuccino) and Samar Mahfouz Barraj. The novel follows the close-knit friendship of two Lebanese teenagers, Ghady, who lives with his fami…

  • Man and Beast

    Man and Beast
    av Mary Ellen Mark

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292756113

    Mary Ellen Mark is an internationally acclaimed photographer who has long been fascinated by the complex relationships between people and animals-as she puts it, "the anthropomorphic quality of animals, and the animalistic quality of man." This fasc…

  • The LEGO Movie

    The LEGO Movie
    av Dana Polan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477321577

    What happens when we set out to understand LEGO not just as a physical object but as an idea, an icon of modernity, an image-maybe even a moving image? To what extent can the LEGO brick fit into the multimedia landscape of popular culture, especiall…

  • Seeing Time

    Seeing Time
    av Mark Klett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320235

    An artist of singular originality and vision, award-winning landscape photographer Mark Klett has built a profound and dynamic career that captures the space and history of the American West while evoking notions of time, perception, and cultural me…

  • Believing Women in Islam

    Believing Women in Islam
    av Asma Barlas

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477315880

    Is women's inequality supported by the Qur'an? Do men have the exclusive right to interpret Islam's holy scripture? In her best-selling book Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an, Asma Barlas argues that, far…

  • The Ancient Roman Afterlife

    The Ancient Roman Afterlife
    av Charles W. King

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320204

    In ancient Rome, it was believed some humans were transformed into special, empowered beings after death. These deified dead, known as the manes, watched over and protected their surviving family members, possibly even extending those relatives' liv…

  • Life in Oil

    Life in Oil
    av Michael L. Cepek

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477315088

    Oil is one of the world's most important commodities, but few people know how its extraction affects the residents of petroleum-producing regions. In the 1960s, the Texaco corporation discovered crude in the territory of Ecuador's indigenous Cofan n…

  • Life in Oil

    Life in Oil
    av Michael L. Cepek

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477315071

    Oil is one of the world's most important commodities, but few people know how its extraction affects the residents of petroleum-producing regions. In the 1960s, the Texaco corporation discovered crude in the territory of Ecuador's indigenous Cofan n…

  • The Dialogic Imagination

    The Dialogic Imagination
    av M. M. Bakhtin

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292715349

    These essays reveal Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975)-known in the West largely through his studies of Rabelais and Dostoevsky-as a philosopher of language, a cultural historian, and a major theoretician of the novel. The Dialogic Imagination presents, in…

  • Ryan Adams

    Ryan Adams
    av David Menconi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292725843

    Before he achieved his dream of being an internationally known rock personality, Ryan Adams had a band in Raleigh, North Carolina. Whiskeytown led the wave of insurgent-country bands that came of age with No Depression magazine in the mid-1990s, and…

  • Inka History in Knots

    Inka History in Knots
    av Gary Urton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477311998

    Inka khipus-spun and plied cords that record information through intricate patterns of knots and colors-constitute the only available primary sources on the Inka empire not mediated by the hands, minds, and motives of the conquering Europeans. As su…

  • Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back

    Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back
    av Jessica Luther

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477313138

    Triumphant wins, gut-wrenching losses, last-second shots, underdogs, competition, and loyalty-it's fun to be a fan. But when a football player takes a hit to the head after yet another study has warned of the dangers of CTE, or when a team whose mas…

  • Mary, Mother and Warrior

    Mary, Mother and Warrior
    av Linda B. Hall

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292705951

    A Mother who nurtures, empathizes, and heals... a Warrior who defends, empowers, and resists oppression... the Virgin Mary plays many roles for the peoples of Spain and Spanish-speaking America. Devotion to the Virgin inspired and sustained medieval…

  • Aryan Cowboys

    Aryan Cowboys
    av Evelyn A. Schlatter

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292714717

    During the last third of the twentieth century, white supremacists moved, both literally and in the collective imagination, from midnight rides through Mississippi to broadband-wired cabins in Montana. But while rural Montana may be on the geographi…

  • David Lynch Swerves

    David Lynch Swerves
    av Martha P. Nochimson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292762060

    Beginning with Lost Highway, director David Lynch "swerved" in a new direction, one in which very disorienting images of the physical world take center stage in his films. Seeking to understand this unusual emphasis in his work, noted Lynch scholar…

  • Mainstream Maverick

    Mainstream Maverick
    av Holly Chard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477321294

    In the 1980s and 1990s, John Hughes was one of Hollywood's most reliable hitmakers, churning out beloved teen comedies and family films such as The Breakfast Club and Home Alone, respectively. But was he an artist? Hughes, an adamantly commercial fi…

  • Queer Beirut

    Queer Beirut
    av Sofian Merabet

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477309919

    Gender and sexual identity formation is an ongoing anthropological conversation in both Middle Eastern studies and urban studies, but the story of gay and lesbian identity in the Middle East is only just beginning to be told. Queer Beirut is the fir…

  • How Writing Came About

    How Writing Came About
    av Denise Schmandt-Besserat

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292777040

    Winner, Top 100 Books on Science, American Scientist, 2001In 1992, the University of Texas Press published Before Writing, Volume I: From Counting to Cuneiform and Before Writing, Volume II: A Catalog of Near Eastern Tokens. In these two volumes, De…

  • Hysterical!

    Hysterical!

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477314517

    Winner, Susan Koppleman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies, Popular and American Culture Associations (PACA), 2017Amy Schumer, Samantha Bee, Mindy Kaling, Melissa McCarthy, Tig Notaro, Leslie Jones, and a ho…

  • Hysterical!

    Hysterical!

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477314524

    Winner, Susan Koppleman Award for Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies, Popular and American Culture Associations (PACA), 2017Amy Schumer, Samantha Bee, Mindy Kaling, Melissa McCarthy, Tig Notaro, Leslie Jones, and a ho…

  • Barren Lives

    Barren Lives
    av Graciliano Ramos

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292701335

    A peasant family, driven by the drought, walks to exhaustion through an arid land. As they shelter at a deserted ranch, the drought is broken and they linger, tending cattle for the absentee ranch owner, until the onset of another drought forces the…

  • Walker Evans

    Walker Evans
    av Stephanie Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320624

    "No Politics whatever." Walker Evans made this emphatic declaration in 1935, the year he began work for FDR's Resettlement Administration. Evans insisted that his photographs of tenant farmers and their homes, breadlines, and the unemployed should b…

  • Kawsay Vida

    Kawsay Vida
    av Rosaleen Howard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292754447

    Kawsay Vida is a course book and interactive multimedia program on DVD for the teaching and learning of the Quechua language from beginner to advanced levels. The course book is based on contemporary Bolivian Quechua, while the multimedia program co…

  • Kawsay Vida

    Kawsay Vida
    av Rosaleen Howard

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292756243

    Kawsay Vida is a course book and interactive multimedia program on DVD for the teaching and learning of the Quechua language from beginner to advanced levels. The course book is based on contemporary Bolivian Quechua, while the multimedia program co…

  • Exile and the Nation

    Exile and the Nation
    av Afshin Marashi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477320792

    In the aftermath of the seventh-century Islamic conquest of Iran, Zoroastrians departed for India. Known as the Parsis, they slowly lost contact with their ancestral land until the nineteenth century, when steam-powered sea travel, the increased cir…

  • All I Ever Wanted

    All I Ever Wanted
    av Kathy Valentine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477312339

    A Go-Go's bassist Kathy Valentine's story is a roller coaster of sex, drugs, and of course, music; it's also a story of what it takes to find success and find yourself, even when it all comes crashing down At twenty-one, Kathy Valentine was at the W…

  • The Inka Empire

    The Inka Empire

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292760790

    Massive yet elegantly executed masonry architecture and andenes (agricultural terraces) set against majestic and seemingly boundless Andean landscapes, roads built in defiance of rugged terrains, and fine textiles with orderly geometric designs-all…

  • William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'n' Roll

    William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'n' Roll
    av Casey Rae

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477316504

    William S. Burroughs's fiction and essays are legendary, but his influence on music's counterculture has been less well documented--until now. Examining how one of America's most controversial literary figures altered the destinies of many notable a…

  • The Jemima Code

    The Jemima Code
    av Toni Tipton-Martin

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292745483

    Winner, James Beard Foundation Book Award, 2016 Winner, Art of Eating Prize, 2015 Winner, BCALA Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation, Black Caucus of the American Library Association, 2016Women of African descent have contributed to Ameri…

  • Why Karen Carpenter Matters

    Why Karen Carpenter Matters
    av Karen Tongson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477318843

    In the '60s and '70s, America's music scene was marked by raucous excess, reflected in the tragic overdoses of young superstars such as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin. At the same time, the uplifting harmonies and sunny lyrics that propelled Karen Ca…

  • The Gardens of Sallust

    The Gardens of Sallust
    av Kim J. Hartswick

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292714328

    Pleasure gardens, or horti, offered elite citizens of ancient Rome a retreat from the noise and grime of the city, where they could take their leisure and even conduct business amid lovely landscaping, architecture, and sculpture. One of the most im…

  • Haunted Greece and Rome

    Haunted Greece and Rome
    av D. Felton

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292725089

    Stories of ghostly spirits who return to this world to warn of danger, to prophesy, to take revenge, to request proper burial, or to comfort the living fascinated people in ancient times just as they do today. In this innovative, interdisciplinary s…

  • The Art of Reciting the Qur'an

    The Art of Reciting the Qur'an
    av Kristina Nelson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477306208

    For the Muslim faithful, the familiar sound of the Qur'anic recitation is the predominant and most immediate means of contact with the Word of God. Heard day and night, on the street, in taxis, in shops, in mosques, and in homes, the sound of recita…

  • The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand

    The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand
    av Geoff Dyer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477310335

    Garry Winogrand-along with Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander-was one of the most important photographers of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as one of the world's foremost street photographers. Award-winning writer Geoff Dyer has admired Winogrand's work…

  • Killer on the Road

    Killer on the Road
    av Ginger Strand

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292757523

    Starting in the 1950s, Americans eagerly built the planet's largest public work: the 42,795-mile National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. Before the concrete was dry on the new roads, however, a specter began haunting them - the highway k…