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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 26.55
Represents an attempt to provide objective criteria and analytical frameworks by which the quality and function of contemporary congregational music can be assessed. This book also considers how well modern music is serving the modern church, and also how effectively it is operating as a musical form in the secular culture that surrounds it. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 28.45
This short book is intended for two groups of readers, and so is two books in one. First, it is a genuinely introductory introduction to Systemic Functional Grammar (SFG) for the 21st century. But this is also a book for experienced linguists who are interested in a scholarly comparison of the two main current versions of SFG the Sydney Grammar... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 42.75
Noam Chomsky is not only one of the most influential, but also one of the most controversial figures in 20th century linguistics. In view of the polarization of opinions on Chomsky, giving a balanced account of Chomskyan linguistics is an ambitious venture. The approach chosen here is to describe both Chomskyan linguistics and the positions defended... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 28.45
This volume focuses on a new issue for PI, the role of technology in language learning. It examines empirically the differential effects of delivering PI in classrooms with an instructor and students interacting (with each other and with the instructor) versus on computers to students working individually. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 37.99
This book is aimed at fellow practitioners and researchers in functional linguistics. It offers a friendly but critical appraisal of a major component of the standard version of SFL, i.e. the account given by Halliday and Matthiessen of tense and aspect in English. Supporting his criticisms with evidence from a project in corpus linguistics,... more...