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  • Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zan Gao

    As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Architectures of Display

    Department Stores and Modern Retail, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anca I. Lasc, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Margaret Maile Petty

    Through an international range of case studies from the 1870s to the present, this volume analyzes strategies of display in department stores and modern retail spaces. Established scholars and emerging researchers working within a range of disciplinary contexts and historiographical traditions shed…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Speculative Research

    The Lure of Possible Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Wilkie, Martin Savransky, Marsha Rosengarten

    Is another future possible? So called ‘late modernity’ is marked by the escalating rise in and proliferation of uncertainties and unforeseen events brought about by the interplay between and patterning of social–natural, techno–scientific and political-economic developments. The future has indeed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Machine Learning and Music Generation

    1st Edition

    Edited by José M. Iñesta, Darrell C. Conklin, Rafael Ramírez-Melendez, Thomas M. Fiore

    Computational approaches to music composition and style imitation have engaged musicians, music scholars, and computer scientists since the early days of computing. Music generation research has generally employed one of two strategies: knowledge-based methods that model style through explicitly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Experience Bryon, J. Mark Bishop, Deirdre McLaughlin, Jess Kaufman

    In this collection of essays, the four branches of radical cognitive science—embodied, embedded, enactive and ecological—will dialogue with performance, with particular focus on post-cognitivist approaches to understanding the embodied mind-in-society; de-emphasising the computational and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Historical Interplay in French Music and Culture, 1860�1960

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mawer

    This edited volume of case studies presents a selective history of French music and culture, but one with a dynamic difference. Eschewing a traditional chronological account, the book explores the nature of relationships between one main period, broadly the 'long' modernist era between 1860–1960,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Thinking Media and Beyond

    Perspectives from German Media Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Briankle G. Chang, Florian Sprenger

    Media – old or new, in the cloud or underground – constitutes the very condition in which our world takes shape. Media is reshaped continuously, marked for both the profound effects it produces and the acceleration it exhibits. It is the site in which we signal some of the most pressing issues we…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Title Sequences as Paratexts

    Narrative Anticipation and Recapitulation, 1st Edition

    By Michael Betancourt

    In his third book on the semiotics of title sequences, Title Sequences as Paratexts, theorist Michael Betancourt offers an analysis of the relationship between the title sequence and its primary text—the narrative whose production the titles credit. Using a wealth of examples drawn from across film…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Alban Berg

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Bryan R. Simms

    Alban Berg: A Research and Information Guide, Third Edition is an annotated bibliography highlighting both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources that deal with Berg, his compositions, and his influence as a composer. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • The Viola da Gamba Society Index of Manuscripts Containing Consort Music

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Robert Thompson

    Volume II of The Viola da Gamba Society Index of Manuscripts Containing Consort Music includes manuscripts associated with John Browne (Clerk of the Parliaments), Philip Falle (prebendary at Durham), Sir Gabriel Roberts, John St Barbe of Broadlands, the Withy family of Worcester and Oxford and an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

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