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The New Percy Grainger Companion

Thwaites, Penelope.
(2016)  | 9781783271856 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 356pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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In the thirty years since his Centenary in 1982 it has become even clearer thatPercy Grainger (1882-1961) - composer, pianist and revolutionary - was a manborn out of his time. Many of his ideas, both musical and social, sit far moreeasily in our contemporary world. Those thirty years have also seen...

A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature

Wheeler, Belinda.
(2015)  | 9781571139382 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Australian Aboriginal literature, once relegated to the margins of Australianliterary studies, now receives both national and international attention. Notonly has the number of published texts by contemporary Australian Aboriginalsrisen sharply, but scholars and publishers have also recently begun recoveringearlier...

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott

Wheeler, Belinda.
(2016)  | 9781571139498 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Since the mid-1980s there has been a sharp rise in the number of literarypublications by Indigenous Australians and in the readership and impact of thoseworks. One contemporary Aboriginal Australian author who continues to make acontribution to both the Australian and the global canon is Kim Scott (1957-).Scott...

The Buccaneer Explorer: William Dampier's Voyages

Dampier, W. Dampier, William. Norris, Gerald. , Norris, G. Norris, Gerald.
(2008)  | 9781843833642 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 321pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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William Dampier (1651-1715) is the most remarkable seaman that England producedin the century and a half between Drake and Captain Cook. They eachcircumnavigated the world once; Dampier did so three times. He commanded thefirst government-funded voyage of discovery with a specific mission to report...

The Other Classical Musics: Fifteen Great Traditions

Church, M Church, Michael.
(2016)  | 9781843837268 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 426pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award for Creative Communication2015 There is a treasure trove of underappreciated music out there; this bookwill convince many to explore it. The Economist What is classical music? Thisbook answers the question in a manner never before attempted, by presenting...

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Anglo-Italian Cultural Relations in the Later Middle Ages

Campopiano, Michele. Fulton, Helen. , Campopiano, Michele. Fulton, Helen.
(2018)  | 9781903153697 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, the rise of international trade,the growth of towns and cities, and the politics of diplomacy all helped tofoster productive and far-reaching connections and cultural interactions betweenBritain and Italy; equally, the flourishing of Italian humanism from...

An Elite Family in Early Modern England: The Temples of Stowe and Burton Dassett, 1570-1656

O`day, Rosemary. O'Day, Rosemary.
(2018)  | 9781783270873 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 608pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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The Temples of Stowe were a leading Midland landed family, owning land in, andwith strong connections to, Buckinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire,Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. In the seventeenth century they were one of thewealthiest and most prominent local families, building in the eighteenth...

Edinburgh German Yearbook 10: Queering German Culture

Dawson, Leanne.
(2018)  | 9781571139658 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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From gay and lesbian political activism during the 1960s and 70s through the1980s queer movement inspired by the AIDS crisis to the recent push towardsnormalization for same-sex couples via registered partnerships and adoptionrights, LGBTQ issues have been moving steadily into the political and culturalmainstream...

The Americanization of Zen Chanting

Slottow, Stephen.
(2018)  | 9781576472507 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Zen Buddhist practice has its own indigenous music: the ritual chanting which,along with bells and percussion instruments, form a part of virtually every Zenceremony and formal event, both monastic and lay. And, like the other aspects ofZen teaching and practice, the chanting of sutras, dharanis, gathas,dedications,...

A.E. Housman: Hero of the Hidden Life

Vincent, Edgar.
(2018)  | 9781783272419 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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A.E. Housman (1859-1936) was both a celebrated poet and the foremost classicistof his day. His poetry was set to music by numerous composers including ArthurSomervell, Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Ivor Gurney, John Irelandand Samuel Barber. Housman's painstaking vocation, to restore classicalmanuscripts...

Hospitaller Malta and the Mediterranean Economy in the Sixteenth Century

Abela, Joan.
(2018)  | 9781783272112 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Malta in the sixteenth century is usually viewed in military terms: the greatbulwark of Christendom against Islam, the island ruled by the crusader Knightsof St John - the Hospitallers - with its vast fortifications and its famoussiege of 1565. This book, however, which examines the development of the...

The Music and Music Theory of Paul Hindemith

Desbruslais, Simon.
(2018)  | 9781783272105 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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The music theory of composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), originally entitledUnterweisung im Tonsatz, is well known, yet poorly understood. This bookprovides a critical engagement with Hindemith's Unterweisung, particularlyconcerning its relationship to existing acoustic music theories. By examiningdifferent...

Violence and Honor in Prerevolutionary Périgord

Reinhardt, Steven. Reinhardt, Steven G.
(2018)  | 9781580465830 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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This book focuses on the intersection of honor and violence in prerevolutionaryFrance, in particular in the Périgord region, between 1770 and 1790. It haslong been known that late medieval and early modern Europe had high rates ofviolent crime, and historians and scholars across other disciplines...

The Montpellier Codex: The Final Fascicle. Contents, Contexts, Chronologies

Bradley, Catherine A. Desmond, Karen.
(2018)  | 9781783272723 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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The Montpellier Codex (Bibliothèque interuniversitaire, SectionMédecine, H.196) occupies a central place in scholarship on medieval music.This small book, packed with gorgeous gold leaf illuminations, historiatedinitials, and exquisite music calligraphy, is one of the most famous of allsurviving...

Pietro Monte's Collectanea: The Arms, Armour and Fighting Techniques of a Fifteenth-Century Soldier

Forgeng, Jeffrey L.
(2018)  | 9781783272754 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 333pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Pietro Monte's Collectanea is a wide-ranging treatise on the arts of knighthood,focusing on martial arts, athletics, arms and armour, and military practice, buttouching on subjects as diverse as diet, zoology and the design of lifepreservers. Monte, a courtier, soldier and scholar who won the respect...

 

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