Books by Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited


    By Karen S. Cosby

    Paperback £37.47

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a an awareness and increasing understanding of...

    Just Culture

    By Sidney Dekker

    Paperback £29.39

    How do you respond to the people involved? What do you do to minimize the negative impact, and maximize learning? This title looks at accountability in different ways and your impact on restoring trust, learning and a sense of humanity in your organization could be enormous.

    Everyday Music Listening

    By Ruth Herbert

    Paperback Save £2.82 = £32.17

    In what ways does listening to music shape everyday perception? Is music particularly effective in promoting shifts in consciousness? Is there any difference perceptually between contemplating one's surroundings and experiencing a work of art? This book focuses on the detailed nature of music listening episodes as lived mental experiences.

    Planting Design Handbook

    By Nick Robinson

    Hardback Save £4.29 = £40.70

    Emphasizing the role of vegetation layers and designed plant communities in complex and diverse plant assemblages for all kinds of sites and uses, this book provides a complete examination of principles and practice of design for public, institutional and private landscapes.

    Musical Pathways in Recovery: Community Music Therapy and Mental Wellbeing

    By Tia DeNora

    Hardback £84.83

    "Music triggered a healing process from within me. I started singing for the joy of singing myself and it helped me carry my recovery beyond the state I was in before I fell ill nine years ago to a level of well-being that I haven't had perhaps for thirty years."...

    Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648-1700

    By Michael Robertson

    Hardback £84.83

    This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in detail, as are the problems posed...

    The Oppositional Aesthetics of Chartist Fiction: Reading against the Middle-Class Novel

    By Rob Breton

    Hardback £84.83

    Redressing a gap in Chartism studies, Rob Breton focuses on the fiction that emerged from the movement, placing it in the context of the Victorian novel and reading it against the works aimed at the middle-class. Breton examines works by well-known writers such as Ernest Jones and Thomas Cooper alongside...

    Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europe

    By Kathryn A. Edwards

    Hardback £65.46

    While pre-modern Europe is often seen as having an 'enchanted' or 'magical' worldview, the full implications of such labels remain inconsistently explored. This collection offers one method of demystifying this world of everyday magic.

    Death and the Rock Star

    By Barbara Lebrun

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £56.46

    The untimely deaths of Amy Winehouse 2011 and Whitney Houston 2012, and the 'resurrection' of Tupac Shakur for a performance at the Coachella music festival in April 2012, have focused the media spotlight on the relationship between popular music, fame and death. If the phrase 'sex, drugs and rock'n'roll' ever...

    Mutations of Hellenism in Late Antiquity

    By Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Hardback £91.86

    The 21 studies in this volume, which deal with issues of social and intellectual history, religion and historical methodology, explore the ways whereby over the course of a few hundred years -roughly between the second and the fifth centuries A.D.- an anthropocentric culture mutated into a theocentric one. Rather than...

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