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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book is the first to explore style and spectacle in glam popular music performance from the 1970s to the present day, and from an international perspective. Focus is given to a number of representative artists, bands, and movements, as well as national, regional, and cultural contexts from around the globe. Approaching glam music performance... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 105.00
Using an interdisciplinary, theoretical and ethnographic approach, editors have brought together a rich collection of current research on contemporary Japanese performance practices. Topics covered include theatre, music, art, fashion and technology, media, architecture and tourism. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 99.00
Contemporary global culture is inevitably culture in translation. It encompasses encounter, exchange, and transformation, disruption and the emergence of the totally new. Drawing on contemporary theorists in fields of cultural studies and postcolonial studies, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores the functions of cultural translation... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 79.99
The Historical Dictionary of Australian Aborigines relates the history of Australia's indigenous inhabitants from their arrival on the continent 60,000 years ago to the centuries long European colonization process starting in the 1600s to their role in today's Australia. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95
Henry McNeal Turner (1834-1915) was one of America?s earliest black activists and social reformers. Volume two of this book recovers a lost voice within American and African American rhetorical history. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
Henry McNeal Turner (1834-1915) was one of Americas earliest black activists and social reformers. This book recovers a lost voice within American and African American rhetorical history. more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 72.95
Around the world, SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems and other real-time process control networks run mission-critical infrastructure--everything from the power grid to water treatment, chemical manufacturing to transportation. These networks are at increasing risk due to the move from proprietary systems to more standard platforms... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 32.50
The Simpsons questions what is culturally acceptable, showcasing controversial issues like homosexuality, animal rights, the war on terror, and religion. This subtle form of political analysis is effective in changing opinions and attitudes on a large scale. Homer Simpson Marches on Washington explores the transformative power that enables popular... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Wired TV looks at the post?network television industry?s experiments with new forms of interactive storytelling that took place from 2005 to2010 as broadband was introduced into the majority of homes and the use of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter soared. Essays address such issues as the networks? sporadic efforts to engage fans using transmedia... more...