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Equinox Publishing Ltd

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  • The Five-Minute Linguistby E.M. Rickerson; Barry Hilton

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 15.15

    The Five- Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages takes a new approach to making accurate and up-to-date knowledge about language accessible in a non-academic way. It consists of 60 short chapters adapted from the weekly scripts of a popular U.S. public radio series on language. more...

  • An Introduction to Linguistics and Language Studiesby Anne McCabe

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 24.95

    This introductory textbook provides readers with a foundation in methods for analyzing and understanding language from various theoretical perspectives within linguistics and language studies. Its novel approach introduces systemic functional linguistics, text and discourse analysis, and formal approaches to linguistics. It demonstrates applications... more...

  • Being Prezby Dave Gelly

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 28.45

    Lester Young (1909-1959) was one of the great jazz masters, whose tenor saxophone playing brought new levels of expressiveness and subtlety to the jazz language. This book follows Lester Young through his life in a rapidly changing world, showing how the music of this exceptionally sensitive man was affected by his experiences. more...

  • The Velvet Undergroundby Richard Witts

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 18.95

    Analyses the music of The Velvet Underground. This work examines the musical influences of the Velvets on punk, post-punk and subsequent rock movements, culminating in the group's reunion of 1993. It also indexes the variety of media constructions that the group endured through the years and how these affected Cale, Nico and Reed. more...

  • Myth and Politics in Ancient Near Eastern Historiographyby Mario Liverani; Zainab Bahrani; Marc Van De Mieroop

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2004; US$ 28.45

    Features essays that represent a selection of studies that make explicit use of anthropological and semiological tools in order to analyze important texts of historical nature from various regions of the Ancient Near East. more...

  • Histories of Sexualityby Stephen Garton

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2004; US$ 23.70

    This book surveys the ways sex and sexuality have been made the subjects of history. It critically analyses some of the key histories of the last 40 years; from the early efforts of historians like Steven Marcus to work out a model for sexual history, through to the extraordinary impact of French philosopher Michel Foucault. more...

  • Chasin' the Birdby Brian Priestley

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 18.95

    Charlie Parker was one of the influential musicians in jazz, and was the main architect of the jazz revolution of the 1940s. Addicted to drugs and alcohol, and with a tangled private life, he died young. This biography of Charlie Parker provides a discussion of performances and recordings, with discography, notes and bibliography. more...

  • Jazz Visionsby Peter Ind

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 18.95

    A biography of Lennie Tristano, the blind pianist who was one of jazz's most extraordinary innovators. more...

  • Urukby Mario Liverani

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 21.80

    Provides historical analysis of the origins of the city and of the state in southern Mesopotamia. This book develops an argument that weaves together an amount of information and places it within a context of contemporary scholarly debates on such questions as the ancient economy and world systems. more...

  • The Last Milesby George Cole

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 33.25

    Covers the music of the last decade in the life of Miles Davis. With numerous interviews and stories, this book focuses on the music Miles recorded and played, and how it evolved in the eyes of the musicians he played with. It shows how Miles recruited his band members, what it was like working with him in the studio or to play with him on-stage. more...