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  • A Schnittke Readerby Alfred Schnittke; Alexander Ivashkin

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    This compilation assembles previously published and unpublished essays by Schnittke and supplements them with an interview with cellist and scholar Alexander Ivashkin. The book is illustrated with musical examples, many of them in Schnittke's own hand. In A Schnittke Reader, the composer speaks of his... more...

  • Heidegger and the Greeksby Drew A. Hyland; John Panteleimon Manoussakis

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    Martin Heidegger's sustained reflection on Greek thought has been increasingly recognized as a decisive feature of his own philosophical development. At the same time, this important philosophical meeting has generated considerable controversy and disagreement concerning the radical originality of Heidegger's... more...

  • Plato and the Question of Beautyby Drew A. Hyland

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 18.65

    Drew A. Hyland, one of Continental philosophy's keenest interpreters of Plato, takes up the question of beauty in three Platonic dialogues, the Hippias Major, Symposium, and Phaedrus. What Plato meant by beauty is not easily characterized, and Hyland's close readings show that Plato ultimately gives... more...

  • The Beethoven Sonatas and the Creative Experienceby Kenneth O. Drake

    Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 20.99

    "... one of the most interesting, useful and even exciting books on the process of musical creation." ?American Music Teacher "... noteworthy contribution... with plenty of insight into interpretation... remarkable as an insider?s account of the works in an individual perspective." ?European Music Teacher Drake groups the Beethoven piano sonatas... more...

  • Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republicby Claudia Baracchi

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    "Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold.... a very beautifully written book." -- Walter Brogan "... a work that opens new and timely vistas within the Republic.... Her approach... is thorough and rigorous." -- ... more...

  • Re-viewing Fascismby Jacqueline Reich; Piero Garofalo

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 18.35

    When Benito Mussolini proclaimed that "Cinema is the strongest weapon," he was telling only half the story. In reality, very few feature films during the Fascist period can be labeled as propaganda. Re-viewing Fascism considers the many films that failed as "weapons" in creating cultural consensus and ... more...

  • Behind the Smileby George Gmelch

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados. The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor. These highly personal... more...

  • Descent of Socratesby Peter Warnek

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 21.55

    Since the appearance of Plato's Dialogues, philosophers have been preoccupied with the identity of Socrates and have maintained that successful interpretation of the work hinges upon a clear understanding of what thoughts and ideas can be attributed to him. In Descent of Socrates, Peter Warnek offers... more...

  • Murambi, The Book of Bonesby Boubacar Boris Diop; Fiona Mc Laughlin

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 13.55

    "[W]hat is true of Rwanda is true in each of us; we all share in Africa." -- L'Harmattan "[This novel] comes closer than have many political scientists or historians to trying to understand why this small country... sank in such appalling violence." -- Radio France International In... more...

  • Teaching Environmental Literacyby Heather L. Reynolds; Eduardo S. Brondizio; Jennifer Meta Robinson

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 18.65

    To prepare today's students to meet growing global environmental challenges, colleges and universities must make environmental literacy a core learning goal for all students, in all disciplines. But what should an environmentally literate citizen know? What teaching and learning strategies are ... more...