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- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 39.99 US$ 35.99
Gioachino Rossini was one of the most influential, as well as one of the most industrious and emotionally complex of the great nineteenth-century composers. Between 1810 and 1829, he wrote 39 operas, a body of work, comic and serious, which transformed Italian opera and radically altered the course of opera in France. Drawing on these past two decades... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 12.99
Where did the Universe come from? The single biggest and most difficult question that there is. From early religions through Greek Philosophy and Western Science man has attempted to discover the meaning of our place in the Universe. In the last twenty years these debates have been cast in a new light by amazing discoveries, big bang theory and ideas... more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 42.00
In 1976 Raymond Williams published his classic book Keywords. Richard Osborne presents Megawords a 21st century Keywords. The book is not simply a glossary, rather it is a map of the links between ideas and concept in the humanities, without which no self-respecting student should set sail. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95
Vinyl: A History of the Analogue Record is the first in-depth study of the vinyl record. Richard Osborne traces the evolution of the recording format from its roots in the first sound recording experiments to its survival in the world of digital technologies. This book addresses the record's relationship with music: the analogue record was shaped by,... more...
- Frontline Books 2016; US$ 23.97
Since the days of the Battle of Trafalgar, the Royal Navy had been the acknowledged as the most powerful maritime force on the planet. Britain could boast more warships, and particularly more Dreadnoughts and battle-cruisers than any other nation. But the Germans had undertaken an enormously-expensive ship-building programme designed to place the... more...
- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 24.99
Perched on the Pacific Rim and set within dramatic mountain ranges, Vancouver is renowned worldwide for its scenic beauty. Here, Graham Osborne's stunning images capture the region in all its glory: the Fraser Valley at sunrise, the snow-covered peaks of the Coast Range, waterfalls and rain forests, meadows awash in wildflowers, sockeye salmon and... more...
- Frontline Books 2015; US$ 17.98
In 2002 the wreck of a British cruiser was located by divers off the coast of Tunisia. The stunning photographs of the wreck inspired Dr Richard Osborne to delve into the controversy surrounding the loss of one of the Royal Navy's proudest ships - HMS Manchester. After taking part in the Norway campaign of 1940, Manchester was sent to the Mediterranean,... more...