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- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 31.95
Stephen C. Meyer details the intricate relationships between the operas Der Freisch├╝tz and Euryanthe, and contemporary discourse on both the "Germany of the imagination" and the new nation itself. In so doing, he presents excerpts from a wide range of philosophical, political, and musical writings,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
? Signature in the Cell is a defining work in the discussion of life?s origins and the question of whether life is a product of unthinking matter or of an intelligent mind. For those who disagree with ID, the powerful case Meyer presents cannot be ignored in any honest debate. For those who may be sympathetic to ID, on the fence, or merely curious,... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99
When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species , he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory did not explain. During this event, the ?Cambrian explosion,? many animals suddenly appeared in the fossil record... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Lavish musical soundtracks contributed a special grandeur to the new widescreen, stereophonic sound movie experience of postwar biblical epics such as Samson and Delilah, Ben-Hur, and Quo Vadis. In Epic Sound, Stephen C. Meyer shows how music was utilized for various effects, sometimes serving as a vehicle for narrative plot and at times complicating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
As both a distinct genre and a particular mode of filmmaking, the idea of the epic has been central to the history of cinema. Including contributions from both established and emerging film music scholars, the ten essays in Music in Epic Film: Listening to Spectacle provide a cross-section of contemporary scholarship on the subject. They explore... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99
Wetlands introduces students to the natural ecological functions and policy issues of wetlands so they will have a solid understanding of why these ecosystems are necessary and why their governance remains a significant environmental challenge. Although not a comprehensive overview on wetlands, it does provide background material for a more comprehensive... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 42.99
Nearly two dozen scholars, including James Duderstadt and Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, provide the most detailed road map yet to the perils and promise of the Information Age_as it directly applies to higher education and academia. This is a collection of refreshingly frank opinions and observations from forward-thinking experts on the front lines with... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
As a writer who, beginning in the 1930s, gave voice to the ordinary man and woman, Steinbeck came to be the conscience of America. He witnessed and recorded with clarity much of the political and social upheaval of the 20th century: the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, Vietnam. Yet his place in the literary canon of American literature... more...