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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 26.99
In Oh Joy! Oh Rapture! expert and enthusiast Ian Bradley explores the world of Gilbert and Sullivan over the last four and a half decades, looking at the way this "phenomenon" is passed from generation to generation. He analyzes professional productions across the world, looks at the unique place of G&S in schools, colleges, and universities, and... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 54.00
Why is there such intense interest today in the idea of 'Britishness'? Does it really matter, and what is 'Britishness' anyway? Why does 'being British' seem to be particularly valued by black and Asian Britons? And why are the traditional British values of tolerance, sexual modesty and civic generosity now most highly cherished amongst newcomers?... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 22.99
Water has long been associated with the magical, the mysterious and the divine. From sacred springs to holy wells, and from hydropathic cures and temperance reform to the modern spa, Ian Bradley explores how water's creative, health-giving and restorative powers have been conceived, worshipped and marketed in an essentially spiritual way. In pre-Christian... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99
Over the past two decades, Ian Bradley's Complete Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan has become established as the authorized and definitive 'Bible' for all interested in the Savoy operas. This brand new edition adds Thespis, Gilbert and Sullivan's first collaboration, and incorporates new introductions and notes, reflecting recent performance history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
Spanish: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly reference guide to the most important aspects of Spanish. It presents a fresh and accessible description of the language that combines traditional and function-based grammar. The book sets out the complexities of Spanish in short, readable sections, and explanations are clear and free from... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.08
Matrices offer some of the most powerful techniques in modem mathematics. In the social sciences they provide fresh insights into an astonishing variety of topics. Dominance matrices can show how power struggles in offices or committees develop; Markov chains predict how fast news or gossip will spread in a village; permutation matrices illuminate... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 240.00
Alkoxo and Aryloxo Derivatives of Metals gives a comprehensive account of the chemistry of metal alkoxides and metal aryloxides, including their industrial applications such as microelectronics, ceramics, nonlinear optical materials, high-temperature superconductors, specialized glasses, and other advanced novel materials. It is an invaluable reference... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 94.99
This book brings together experts from different religious (and nonreligious) traditions and spiritual persuasions to suggest ways in which the living wisdom traditions might contribute to, and transform themselves into, a universal conviviality among the people, cultures and religions of this world for a common future. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
In this definitive new collection, fifty-four leading scholars come together to survey the vital work being done in the health humanities. Reflecting the extraordinary diversity of this burgeoning field, it brings together nurses and philosophers, scientists and historians, to discuss everything from mental illness to doctor-patient relationships. ... more...