Books by Publisher: Mowbray

    Audio Culture,: Readings in Modern Music

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    The groundbreaking Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music Continuum; September 2004; paperback original maps the aural and discursive terrain of vanguard music today. Rather than offering a history of contemporary music, Audio Culture traces the genealogy of current musical practices and theoretical concerns, drawing lines of connection between recent musical...

    When the Girls Come Out to Play

    By Katharine Milcoy

    Paperback £17.45

    Filling a long-standing gap both in women's history and in the material history of class culture, this book is a unique and necessary reassessment of the social and cultural scene during the inter-war period in England. By combing over the everyday practices of working-class girls in 1920s and 30s England,...

    Prose Unseens for A-Level Latin: A Guide through Roman History

    By Mathew Owen

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £14.45

    This volume is designed to accompany the OCR A-Level specification in Latin first teaching September 2016, with practice unseen passages from Livy, the set prose for Paper 1, together with passages from a selection of other writers to support Paper 2, for which no author is set. A bank of...

    UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age

    By David G. Robertson

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    How-and why- were UFOs so prevalent in both conspiracy theories and the New Age milieu in the post-Cold War period? In this ground-breaking book, David G. Robertson argues that UFOs symbolized an uncertainty about the boundaries between scientific knowledge and other ways of validating knowledge, and thus became part of...

    Colonial Food in Interwar Paris

    By Lauren Janes

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    In the wake of the First World War, in which France suffered severe food shortages, colonial produce became an increasingly important element of the French diet. The colonial lobby seized upon these foodstuffs as powerful symbols of the importance of the colonial project to the life of the French nation....

    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...

    Astral H.D.

    By Matte Robinson

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    Modernist poet H.D. had many visionary and paranormal experiences throughout her life. Although Sigmund Freud worried that they might be `symptoms,' she rebelled, educating herself in the alternative world of the occult and spiritualism in order to transform the raw material into a mythical autobiography woven throughout her poetry, prose,...

    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...

    Idealism and Christian Philosophy

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    When it comes to contemporary philosophical problems, metaphysical idealism-or Berkeleyan immaterialism-is not taken seriously by most philosophers, not to mention the typical Christian layperson. This state of affairs deserves some attempt at rectification, since Idealism has considerable explanatory power as a metaphysical thesis and provides numerous practical and theoretical benefits....

    Aesthetics of Ugliness

    By Karl Rosenkranz

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £21.65

    In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it's conventional condemnation. This insistence on the specificity of ugliness, and on its dynamic status as a process...

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