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  • Aa is for Aesthetic (RLE Edu K)by Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic. more...

  • Living Powers(RLE Edu K)by Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film – in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report of 1982. It insists that the arts, seen together... 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...

  • The Symbolic Orderby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Handbuch kultureller Zentren der Frühen Neuzeitby Wolfgang Adam; Siegrid Westphal; Claudius Sittig; Winfried Siebers

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 699.00

    Das frühneuzeitliche Reich zeichnete sich durch eine spezifische Vielschichtigkeit und Polyzentralität aus. Während die ältere Geschichtsschreibung dies mit Blick auf die späte Entwicklung zum Nationalstaat als Defizit ansah, haben neuere Forschungen die produktiven Wirkungen der Vielfalt und Konkurrenz der zahlreichen Zentren des Alten... more...

  • Artificial Life Models in Hardwareby Andrew Adamatzky; Maciej Komosinski

    Springer London 2009; US$ 130.01

    Focusing on topics and areas based on non-traditional thinking, and new and emerging paradigms in bio-inspired robotics, this book examines the design and real-world implementation of artificial life robotic devices. more...

  • Artificial Life Models in Softwareby Andrew Adamatzky; Maciej Komosinski

    Springer London 2006; US$ 71.16

    Arti?cial life is an interdisciplinary ?eld of science, hosting experts from c- puter science, biology, physics, chemistry, and mathematics, as well as phi- sophers and artists. It focuses on studying the phenomena of life on all levels of complexity and organization — molecular, cellular, organismic, and p- ulation. These studies not only employ conventional... more...

  • Dada and Beyond. Volume 2by Elza Adamowicz; Eric Robertson

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 70.00

    International, iconoclastic, inventive, born out of the institutionalised madness of the First World War, Dada erupted in cities throughout Europe and the USA, creating shock waves that offended polite society and destabilised the cultural and political status quo. In spite of its sporadic and ephemeral character, its rich and diverse legacy is still... more...

  • The Languages of Western Tonalityby Eytan Agmon

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 100.46

    Tonal music, from a historical perspective, is far from homogenous; yet an enduring feature is a background "diatonic" system of exactly seven notes orderable cyclically by fifth. What is the source of the durability of the diatonic system, the octave of which is representable in terms of two particular integers, namely 12 and 7? And how is this durability... more...

  • Treks into Intuitive Geometryby Jin Akiyama; Kiyoko Matsunaga

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 62.64

    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...