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  • Heinrich Scheidemann's Keyboard Music

    Transmission, Style and Chronology, 1st Edition

    By Pieter Dirksen

    One of the most remarkable tales of recent resurrections in the field of early keyboard music concerns the music of Heinrich Scheidemann (c. 1595-1663). Long considered a minor master overshadowed by such figures as his teacher Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck or his fellow student Samuel Scheidt, a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07

  • Love, Desire and Transcendence in French Literature

    Deciphering Eros, 1st Edition

    By Paul Gifford

    European literature and theory of the twentieth century have been intensely preoccupied with questions of 'Desire', whereas 'love' has increasingly represented a fractured and strange, if not actually suspect, proposal: this is a prime symptom of an age of deep cultural mutation and uncertainty.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Schubert's Goethe Settings

    1st Edition

    By Lorraine Byrne Bodley

    The traditional approach to the study of Goethe and Schubert is to place them in opposition to one another, both in terms of their life experiences and in relation to the nineteenth-century Lied. In her introduction to this book, Lorraine Byrne examines the myths that have evolved around these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Bolognese Instrumental Music, 1660–1710

    Spiritual Comfort, Courtly Delight, and Commercial Triumph, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Barnett

    This book, the first of its kind, is a study of Bolognese instrumental music during the height of the city's musical activity in the late seventeenth century. The period”marked by a rapid expansion of the cappella musicale of the principal city church, San Petronio, by the founding of the Accademia…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • German Grammar Made Easy

    2nd Edition

    By Lisa Kahlen

    German Grammar Made Easy is the ideal introduction to the basics of German grammar for anyone new to the language or looking to refresh their knowledge. The Grammar features: • concise and jargon-free explanations supported by examples • exercises throughout to reinforce learning • a "fast-track…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Grammar Made Easy

  • Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism

    Rousseau, Goethe, Thoreau, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Kuhn

    Set against the backdrop of a rapidly fissuring disciplinary landscape where poetry and science are increasingly viewed as irreconcilable and unrelated, Bernhard Kuhn's study uncovers a previously ignored, fundamental connection between autobiography and the natural sciences. Examining the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • For Durkheim

    Essays in Historical and Cultural Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Edward A. Tiryakian

    For Durkheim is a timely and original contribution to the debate about Durkheim at a time when his concerns on ethics, morality and civil religion have much relevance for our own troubled and divided society. It includes two new essays from Edward A. Tiryakian’s collection on the Danish Muhammad…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Rethinking Classical Sociology

  • International Exhibitions and Urbanism

    The Zaragoza Expo 2008 Project, 1st Edition

    By Javier Monclús

    International Exhibitions and Urbanism provides an insightful and comprehensive historical review of international exhibitions in its first half, which is then illustrated with a thorough technical analysis of the Zaragoza 2008 project in its second half. The first half offers a comparative…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Queer (Re)Readings in the French Renaissance

    Homosexuality, Gender, Culture, 1st Edition

    Focusing on multiple aspects of Renaissance culture, and in particular its preoccupation with the reading and rewriting of classical sources, this book examines representations of homosexuality in sixteenth-century France. Analysing a wide range of texts and topics, it presents an assessment of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Democratic Policing in Transitional and Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael D. Wiatrowski, Nathan Pino

    Is it possible to create democratic forms of policing in transitional and developing societies? This volume argues that policing models and practices promoted by the west are often inadequate for adoption by countries making democratic transitions because they do not adequately address issues such…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • The Language of Mineralogy

    John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800, 1st Edition

    By Matthew D. Eddy

    Classification is an important part of science, yet the specific methods used to construct Enlightenment systems of natural history have proven to be the bête noir of studies of eighteenth-century culture. One reason that systematic classification has received so little attention is that natural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Devotional Music in the Iberian World, 1450–1800

    The Villancico and Related Genres, 1st Edition

    By Álvaro Torrente

    Edited by Tess Knighton

    From the fifteenth century to the beginning of the nineteenth century, devotional music played a fundamental role in the Iberian world. Songs in the vernacular, usually referred to by the generic name of 'villancico', but including forms as varied as madrigals, ensaladas, tonos, cantatas or even…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

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