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  • Computational Music Analysisby David Meredith

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.23

    This book provides an in-depth introduction and overview of current research in computational music analysis. Its seventeen chapters, written by leading researchers, collectively represent the diversity as well as the technical and philosophical sophistication of the work being done today in this intensely interdisciplinary field. A broad range of... more...

  • Treks into Intuitive Geometryby Jin Akiyama; Kiyoko Matsunaga

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 61.87

    This book is written in a style that uncovers the mathematical theories buried in our everyday lives such as examples from patterns that appear in nature, art, and traditional crafts, and in mathematical mechanisms in techniques used by architects. The authors believe that through dialogues between students and mathematicians, readers may discover... more...

  • Art and Homosexualityby Christopher Reed

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 36.99

    Lavishly illustrated with over 175 black-and-white and color images that range from high to popular culture and from Ancient Greece to contemporary America, Christopher Reed's arresting book reveals the deep linkages between art and homosexuality as we understand those terms. This is the first book to fully explore the interdependence between the identity... more...

  • The Explicit Body in Performanceby Rebecca Schneider

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Explicit Body in Performance interrogates the avant-garde precedents and theoretical terrain that combined to produce feminist performance art. Among the many artists discussed are: * Carolle Schneemann * Annie Sprinkle * Karen Finley * Robbie McCauley * Ana Mendieta * Ann Magnuson * Sandra Bernhard * Spiderwoman Rebecca Schneider tackles... more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...

  • Methods and Nationsby Michael J. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    Methods and Nations critiques one of the primary deployments of twentieth-century social science: comparative politics whose major focus has been "nation-building" in the "Third World," often attempting to universalize and render self-evident its own practices. International relations theorists, unable to resist the "cognitive imperialism" of a state-centric... more...

  • Racism on the Victorian Stageby Hazel Waters

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    A study of the black presence on the Victorian English stage. more...

  • Artistic Citizenshipby Mary Schmidt Campbell; Randy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    Artistic Citizenship asks the question: how do people in the creative arts prepare for, and participate in, civic life? This volume, developed at NYU’s Tisch School, identifies the question of artistic citizenship to explore civic identity – the role of the artist in social and cultural terms. With contributions from many connected to the Tisch... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industriesby C. Henry

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Aims to inform academics, policy makers, support agencies and creative entrepreneurs about issues on the Creative Industries research agenda, and platforms. This book provides insights into the creative entrepreneurial process from an international perspective. more...

  • Understanding the Arts and Creative Sector in the United Statesby Joni Maya Cherbo; Ruth Ann Stewart; Margaret Jane Wyszomirski

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    13 essays from leading experts, discusses international trade in cultural goods and services, discusses integration of arts and cultural policy on urban revitalization, civic engagement and historic preservation more...