Books by Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.

    OCR Ancient History as and A Level Component 2

    By James Harrison

    Paperback £16.85

    This textbook supports the specification for AS and A-Level Ancient History first teaching September 2017. It covers the whole of Component 2, both the compulsory Period Study and the three optional Depth Studies: Period Study: The Julio-Claudian Emperors, 31 BC-AD 68 by Robert Cromarty and James Harrison Depth Study: The...

    Shakespeare\'s Pictures: Visual Objects in the Drama

    By Keir Elam

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    Shakespeare's Pictures is the first full-length study of visual objects in Shakespearean drama. In several plays Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and Twelfth Night, among others pictures are brought on stage - in the form of portraits or other images - as part of the dramatic action. Shakespeare's characters show,...

    Dissenting Words

    By Jacques Ranciere

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    Dissenting Words is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranciere's trajectory, from the critique of Althusserian Marxism and the work on proletarian thinking in the nineteenth century to the more recent reflections on politics and aesthetics. Across these pages, Ranciere discusses the figures,...

    World History of Design Volume 1

    By Victor Margolin

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    This is the first volume of the World History of Design, the definitive historical account of global design by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin. The first volume explores the earliest cave art and human tools, including the key examples of the visual and material culture that were produced in all...

    World History of Design Volume 2

    By Victor Margolin

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    This is the second volume of the World History of Design, the definitive historical account of global design by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin. The second volume covers the period between World War I and II, when mass production and mass communication spread to most parts of the world. There...

    Negotiating and Contesting Identities in Linguistic Landscap

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    This collection represents contemporary perspectives on important aspects of research into the language in the public space, known as the Linguistic Landscape LL, with the focus on the negotiation and contestation of identities. From four continents, and examining vital issues across North America, Africa, Europe and Asia, scholars with notable...

    Anaximander

    By Andrew Gregory

    Paperback Save £3.34 = £25.65

    Anaximander, the sixth-century BCE philosopher of Miletus, is often credited as being the instigator of both science and philosophy. The first recorded philosopher to posit the idea of the boundless cosmos, he was also the first to attempt to explain the origins of the world and humankind in rational terms....

    Mountain Mandalas

    By Allan G. Grapard

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    In Mountain Mandalas Allan G. Grapard provides a thought-provoking history of one aspect of the Japanese Shugendo tradition in Kyushu, by focusing on three cultic systems: Mount Hiko, Usa-Hachiman, and the Kunisaki Peninsula. Grapard draws from a rich range of theorists from the disciplines of geography, history, anthropology, sociology, and...

    Teaching History and the Changing Nation State

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    Capitalizing on the current movement in history education to nurture a set of shared methodologies and perspectives, this text looks to break down some of the obstacles to transnational understanding in history, focusing on pedagogy to embed democratic principles of inclusion, enquiry, multiple interpretations and freedom of expression. For countries...

    Introducing Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art

    By Darren Hudson Hick

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £18.45

    'Place in garden, lawn, to beautify landscape.' When Don Featherstone's plastic pink flamingos were first advertised in the 1957 Sears catalogue, these were the instructions. The flamingos are placed on the cover of this book for another reason: to start us asking questions. That's where philosophy always begins. Introducing Aesthetics...

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