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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
From Washington Square Park and the Gaslight Cafe to WNYC Radio and Folkways Records, New York City's cultural, artistic, and commercial assets helped to shape a distinctively urban breeding ground for the folk music revival of the 1950s and 60s. Folk City explores New York's central role in fueling the nationwide craze for folk music in postwar... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 16.95
Focusing on comparing and contrasting the historical nature of the three aspects of understanding folk music - traditional, local performers and professional collectors - this text explores the advent of professional performers in the twentieth century during the so-called 'folk revival'. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 50.00
Alan Lomax (1915-2002) began working for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress in 1936, first as a special and temporary assistant, then as the permanent Assistant in Charge, starting in June 1937, until he left in late 1942. He recorded such important musicians as Woody Guthrie, Muddy Waters, Aunt Molly Jackson, and Jelly Roll... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
Woody Guthrie is the most famous and influential folk music composer and performer in the history of the United States. His most popular song, "This Land is Your Land" has become the country's unofficial national anthem, known to every school child since the 1960s. His influence exceeded the realm of American music, reaching American politics. Guthrie?s... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99
Perhaps the most widely recognized figure in folk music and one of the most well-known figures in American political activism, Pete Seeger now belongs among the icons of 20th-century American culture. The road to his current status as activist and respected voice of folk music was long and often rough, starting from the moment he dropped out of Harvard... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 22.99
Gives an overview of the results from laboratory research on action memory and on memory for activities in social contexts. This work presents results on memory for intended actions. It puts these results in relation to the information and to the brain modules which are necessary for successful control of actions. more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 449.00
From fundamental principles to advanced subspecialty procedures, Miller?s Anesthesia covers the full scope of contemporary anesthesia practice. This go-to medical reference book offers masterful guidance on the technical, scientific, and clinical challenges you face each day , in addition to providing the most up-to-date information available... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99
This essential party primer includes new chapters on polarization between and within the parties in the aftermath of the 2012 election, demographic changes to America?s political parties and the effects of new media and campaign finance laws, and the implications of all these things on future policymaking and electoral prospects moving forward. more...