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- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99
This stimulating very short introduction to music invites us to really think about music. Drawing on a number of accessible examples ranging from Beethoven to Chinese zither music, Nicholas Cook prompts us to call on our own personal musical experiences in order to think more critically about the roles of the performer and the listener, about music... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 26.99
This book interprets the music theory of Henrich Schenker (1868-1935) as part of a comprehensive project encompassing not just musical reform but social and political critique. It sets his work into the contexts of Viennese modernism, German cultural conservatism, and Schenker's position as a Jewish immigrant to the city where modern anti-semitism... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 43.99
The study of music is always, to some extent, "empirical," in that it involves testing ideas and interpretations against some kind of external reality. But in musicology, the kinds of empirical approaches familiar in the social sciences have played a relatively marginal role, being generally restricted to inter-disciplinary areas such as psychology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Southeast Asia has undergone innumerable far-reaching changes and dramatic transformations over the last half-century. This book explores the concept of power in relation to these transformations, and examines its various social, cultural, religious, economic and political forms. The book works from the ground up, portraying Southeast Asians?... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95
What makes people lose faith in democratic statecraft? The question seems an urgent one. In the first decades of the twenty-first century, citizens across the world have grown increasingly disillusioned with what was once a cherished ideal. Setting out an original theoretical model that explores the relations between democracy, subjectivity and sociality,... more...
- Rough Guides Ltd 2013; Not Available
The Rough Guide to Vintage London is your ultimate guide to London's burgeoning vintage scene, that is making the British capital a more exciting place to visit than ever before. Whether you're into fifties fashion or seventies furnishings, old-fashioned beauty parlours, Art Deco cafés or retro restaurants, The Rough Guide to Vintage London will... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 49.99
This collection of essays addresses and critically examines key issues in contemporary ethnomusicology. Set in two parts, the volume explores ethnomusicology's shifting disciplinary relationships and plots a range of potential developments for its future. more...