• Gateways to Understanding Music book cover

    Gateways to Understanding Music

    By Timothy Rice, Dave Wilson

    Gateways to Understanding Music explores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making and the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective book cover

    Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Games People Play: Identity, Insights and Issues in the Games Industry book cover

    The Games People Play

    Identity, Insights and Issues in the Games Industry

    By Iain Donald

    The Games People Play: Identity, Insights and Issues in the Games Industry provides a detailed overview of the game industry’s continuing evolution, including the history, economic impact, and patterns of growth. It examines the evolution of games technology, platform cycles, and the establishment…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity: A Million Love Songs book cover

    Boy Bands and the Performance of Pop Masculinity

    A Million Love Songs

    By Georgina Gregory

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • British Art for Australia, 1860-1953: The Acquisition of Artworks from the United Kingdom by Australian National Galleries book cover

    British Art for Australia, 1860-1953

    The Acquisition of Artworks from the United Kingdom by Australian National Galleries

    By Matthew C. Potter

    Traditional postcolonial scholarship on art and imperialism emphasizes tensions between colonizing cores and subjugated peripheries. The ties between London and British white settler colonies have been comparatively neglected. Artworks not only reveal the controlling intentions of imperialist…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • Game Balance book cover

    Game Balance

    By Brenda Romero, Ian Schreiber

    Within the field of game design, game balance can best be described as a black art. It is the process by which game designers make a game simultaneously fair for players while providing them just the right amount of difficulty to be both exciting and challenging without making the game entirely…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, Third Edition book cover

    The Art of Game Design

    A Book of Lenses, Third Edition

    By Jesse Schell

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • The Creative Reflective Practitioner: Research Through Making in Art, Design, Music and Performance book cover

    The Creative Reflective Practitioner

    Research Through Making in Art, Design, Music and Performance

    By Linda Candy

    By exploring the creative process, the making of works, and ways of reflecting on that practice, The Creative Reflective Practitioner aims to integrate active reflection as part of practice and of research in the arts. It explores the theory of Donald Schon and others in relation to creative…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2e book cover

    Dungeons and Desktops

    The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2e, 2nd Edition

    By Matt Barton, Matt Barton, Shane Stacks

    Computer role-playing games (CRPGs) are a special genre of computer games that bring the tabletop role-playing experience of games such as Dungeons & Dragons to the computer screen. Thisnew edition inlcudes two new chapters: The Modern Age, and a chapter on Indies and Mobile CRPGs. The new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine: Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes book cover

    Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes

    Edited by Cynthia Camp, Emily Kelley

    Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas trade was dangerous, and merchants' commercial activities were seen as jeopardizing their souls. Merchants turned to saints for protection and succor,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

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