Textbooks: Arts

  • Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal book cover

    Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and ideas. Written both for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series provides key…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity book cover

    The Photography Cultures Reader

    Representation, Agency and Identity

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography History and Theory Reader is a comprehensive introduction to the history of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including writings by early photographers such as Fox Talbot, Daguerre, Cameron, Stieglitz, Niepce and Weston, as well as key thinkers like Roland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • The Portfolio: A Guide for Architects and Designers book cover

    The Portfolio

    A Guide for Architects and Designers, 2nd Edition

    By Igor Marjanović, Katerina Rüedi Ray, Lesley Naa Norle Lokko, Elisa Kim

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • Web Technology: Theory and Practice book cover

    Web Technology

    Theory and Practice

    By Akshi Kumar

    This book intends to expound the complete concept of Web in Theory, Web in Research and Web in Practice with the help of worked out examples for better understanding. Planned as a comprehensive reading for beginners and a reference for advanced learners, the book includes latest developments and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Musical Children: Engaging Children in Musical Experiences book cover

    Musical Children

    Engaging Children in Musical Experiences, 2nd Edition

    By Carolynn Lindeman

    Musical Children: Engaging Children in Musical Experiences, Second Edition, focuses on the teaching of preschool and kindergarten students, highlighting the important role music plays in a child’s education and life. It offers pre-service and in-service teachers a practical resource for bringing…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 

  • World Music CONCISE: A Global Journey book cover

    World Music CONCISE

    A Global Journey, 2nd Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    World Music CONCISE: A Global Journey, Second Edition, introduces students to the diversity of musical expression around the world, taking them across the globe to experience cultural traditions that challenge the ear, the mind, and the spirit. Based on the Fourth Edition, this Second CONCISE…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 

  • Psychology for Dancers: Theory and Practice to Fulfil Your Potential book cover

    Psychology for Dancers

    Theory and Practice to Fulfil Your Potential

    By Cathy Schofield, Lucy Start

    Psychology for Dancers: Theory and Practice to Fulfil Your Potential examines how psychological theory can be related to dance practice. Aimed at the dancer who wants to maximize their potential but has no grounding in psychology, the book begins with an examination of basic psychological concepts,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 

  • Theatre in Practice: A Student's Handbook book cover

    Theatre in Practice

    A Student's Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Nick O'Brien, Annie Sutton

    Theatre in Practice is an accessible and wide-ranging exploration of the central practices and key practitioners covered on the various syllabi at A level, IB, BTEC and beyond. Exploring Stanislavski, Brecht, Artaud, Lecoq, Berkoff and Craig, as well as work from innovative theatre companies such…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 

  • Beyond Scenography book cover

    Beyond Scenography

    By Rachel Hann

    Focused on the contemporary Anglophone adoption from the 1960s onwards, Beyond Scenography explores the porous state of modern theatre-making to argue a critical distinction between scenography (as place orientation) and scenographics (that which orientate acts of worlding, of staging). With…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 

  • 3D Asset Creating Pipeline Using Maya and Mudbox book cover

    3D Asset Creating Pipeline Using Maya and Mudbox

    By Andrew Sanders

    This book covers methods to create polygonal and NURBS objects with techniques to add and modify objects and add detail through a number of methods including: inserting edges, extruding, deforming and input modification. Also included is improving topology, creating UV layouts, digital sculpting…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Music: A Social Experience book cover

    Music: A Social Experience

    2nd Edition

    By Steven Cornelius, Mary Natvig

    Music: A Social Experience, Second Edition offers a thematic approach for the music appreciation course. Through a series of topics—from Music and Worship, to Music and War and Music and Gender—the authors present active listening experiences for students to experience music's social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Modernism in Music book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Modernism in Music

    Edited by Björn Heile, Charles Wilson

    Modernism in music still arouses passions and is riven by controversies. Taking root in the early decades of the twentieth century, it achieved ideological dominance for almost three decades following the Second World War, before becoming the object of widespread critique in the last two decades of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03 

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