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Orvis fly fishing guide revisepb.

ROSENBAUER, T. O. M.
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(2017)  | 9781493025794 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | Revised,  | book | 408pp
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Now for the first time in ten years, The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide appears in a revised edition that solidifies its place as the flagship title of the Orvis brand. A best-selling, fully illustrated, and comprehensive book, this large-format volume has been required reading for every angler for nearly...

Race in american film : voices and visions that shaped a nation.

Bernardi, Daniel. Green, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781440845864 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Race in american film : voices and visions that shaped a nation.

Bernardi, Daniel. Green, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781440845857 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Race in american film : voices and visions that shaped a nation.

Bernardi, Daniel. Green, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781440845871 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Christopher lee film encyclopecb.

POHLE, Hart Pohle Bal.
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(2017)  | 9780810892699 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 414pp
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In a career that spanned eight decades, Christopher Lee (1922-2015) appeared in more than 200 roles for film and television. Though he is best known for his portrayal of Dracula in films of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s--as well as his appearances in the Lord of the Rings trilogy--Lee also appeared in many...

Hiking the adirondacks 2ed.

DENSMORE, Lisa.
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(2017)  | 9781493024490 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 360pp
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This book features the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the mountain wilderness of northeastern New York State. From 360-degree mountaintop views to dramatic waterfalls and pristine ponds, it takes readers to the most scenic locations, some well-known and others off the beaten path.

World Book of Swimming : From Science to Performance.

Seifert, Ludovic. Chollet, Didier.
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(2017)  | 9781614707417 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book
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Before 1970, scientific research in swimming was poor and anecdotal, and the improvements of performance were linked firstly to the swimmer's experience and, secondly, as a result of permanent research for speed. Before and after the Second World War, scientific studies were conducted by pioneers and...

Kubricks story spielbergs film.

RICE, Julian.
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(2017)  | 9781442278189 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Coming in June 2017
In 1963 Stanley Kubrick declared, "Dr. Strangelove came from my desire to do something about the nuclear nightmare." Thirty years later, he was preparing to film another story about the human impulse for self-destruction. Unfortunately, the director passed away in 1999, before his project could be fully...

Sea kayaking connecticut, rhode island, and the long island sound.

Fasulo, David.
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(2017)  | 9781493024452 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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A guide to the best sea kayaking and stand up paddling along the shores of Connecticut and Rhode Island and in Long Island Sound.

Young runners at the top : a training, racing, and lifestyle guide for competitors and coaches.

Beck, Kevin. Brittin, Lize. Hudson, Brad.
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(2017)  | 9781442270688 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 156pp
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In today's hyper-competitive world, young athletes are often pushed to compete and pressured to succeed to the point of burnout. It doesn't have to be that way, though, because many young runners genuinely enjoy training and racing. But in order to train and compete intelligently--to become better runners...

A new history of yachting.

Bender, Mike.
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(2017)  | 9781783271337 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 464pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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It is nearly a quarter of a century since there has been a history of yachting. This new book by a leading expert in the field tells the story of yachting from Elizabethan times to the present. Viewing yachting as an important social activity, the book explains its development by placing it in the context...

Public Spectacles of Violence: Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil

Navitski, Rielle.
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(2017)  | 9780822369639 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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In Public Spectacles of Violence Rielle Navitski examines the proliferation ofcinematic and photographic images of criminality, bodily injury, andtechnological catastrophe in early twentieth-century Mexico and Brazil, whichwere among Latin America’s most industrialized nations and later developedtwo...

Better trail running : a step-by-step guide to trail running and racing, from half marathons to ultras.

Smith, Sarah Lavender.
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(2017)  | 9781493027743 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Better Trail Running will provide a goal-oriented guide that coaches and inspires the reader to make steady progress toward becoming a better and more satisfied runner through trail running. Each chapter will be anchored by a goal and open with a compelling anecdote or example, told in the author's...

Family friendly hikes in maine.

Sarnacki, Aislinn.
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(2017)  | 9781608935857 | Down East Books | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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The vast majority of visitors to Maine are not rugged outdoors types looking for adventure. Yet many of these people still want to enjoy a nice walk or short hike with their kids or parents. In this collection of hikes, Bangor Daily News outdoors reporter Aislinn Sarnacki presents dozens of hikes around...

Best easy day hikes blue ridge parkway.

Johnson, Randy.
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(2017)  | 9781493024629 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Spanning the border between Virginia and North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Parkway is the most heavily visited unit of the National Park system. These short, easy hikes will entice the more than twenty million annual visitors to stretch their legs and hit the trail. At-a-glance information and maps will...

Neo-islamic culture's influence on recent turkish media.

Avci, Artun. Cetrez, Onver. Kotaman, Asli.
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(2017)  | 9781443885430 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"The volume looks at the relation between contemporary Turkish film and television discourses and religion, in relation to the traditions and rituals of Islam, the representation of Muslim women, and subsequent changes in narratives and characters. It employs differing approaches to the relationships...

Public Spectacles of Violence: Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil

Navitski, Rielle.
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(2017)  | 9780822369752 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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In Public Spectacles of Violence Rielle Navitski examines the proliferation ofcinematic and photographic images of criminality, bodily injury, andtechnological catastrophe in early twentieth-century Mexico and Brazil, whichwere among Latin America’s most industrialized nations and later developedtwo...

Double shakespeares : emotional.

MAZER, Cary M.
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(2017)  | 9781611478457 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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Double Shakespeares examines contemporary performances of Shakespeare plays that employ the "emotional realist" traditions of acting that were codified by Stanislavski over a century ago. These performances recognize the inescapable doubleness of realism: that the actor may aspire to be the character...

Hbo's girls and the awkward politics of gender, race, and privilege.

Mitchell, Jennifer. Shaw, Marc Edward. Watson, Elwood.
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(2017)  | 9781498522991 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilege is a collection of essays that examines the HBO program Girls. Since its premiere in 2012, the series has garnered the attention of individuals from various walks of life. The show has been described in many terms: insightful, out-of-touch,...

Sport and religion in the twenty-first century.

Schultz, Brad. Sheffer, Mary Lou.
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(2017)  | 9781498530569 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book examines the relationship between sport and religion with regard to twenty-first century topics such as race, fandom, education, and culture. The contributors provide new insights into the people, movements, and events that define the complex relationship between sport and religion around...

Backpacker thru hiking 101.

MAGAZINE, Backpacker.
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(2017)  | 9781493028726 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 328pp
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Including trail-proven advice from one of North America's leading authorities on long-distance hiking, Liz "Snorkel" Thomas--the women's speed record holder for the Appalachian Trail--, Backpacker's Long Trails walks you through everything you need to know to conduct an efficient, fun, and safe thru-hike....

Tigers and their den.

MCCOLLISTER, Miller.
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(2017)  | 9781630762353 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 240pp
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One of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Detroit Tigers baseball club was founded in 1894 and stands as the oldest continuous one-name, one-city franchise in the American League. Some of the greatest in the cunning and speed and was the first to play mind games with opposing players....

Packrafting.

ABSOLON, Molly.
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(2017)  | 9781493027477 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Don't Be Left Up a River... Without a PackraftPackrafts are lightweight, inflatable boats that can be carried in a backpack, on a bicycle or in a duffel bag. These compact, tough personal watercrafts are used to float rivers, run rapids, cross lakes, and even drop waterfalls, often as part of a broader...

Coastal trails of northern california : including best dog friendly beaches.

Mullally, David. Mullally, Linda.
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(2017)  | 9781493026036 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Coastal Trails of Northern California Including Best Dog Friendly Beaches is a hiking guide to between 40 and 45 of the best coastal trails in Northern California including dog friendly beaches. Look inside for detailed hike descriptions, miles and directions, maps, and color photos for each hike. Hike...

Hiking colorado's western slope.

Haggerty, Bill.
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(2017)  | 9781493024360 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 346pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Hiking Colorado's Western Slope provides firsthand descriptions and detailed maps for over 50 of the state's finest trails west of the Great Divide. Veteran hiker and author of Best Easy Day Hikes: Grand Junction and Fruita, Bill Haggerty, recommends his favorite routes--from short day walks to backcountry...

Best hikes near asheville, north carolina.

Molloy, Johnny.
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(2017)  | 9781493025640 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This guidebook covers 40 family-friendly hikes within 100 miles or about 1 hour from the Asheville, North Carolina area. Colorful and full of easy and moderate hikes, it's perfect for families and novice hikers. Detailed hike descriptions, at-a-glance specs, and GPS coordinates for every trailhead make...

Best hikes colorado's indian peaks wilderness : a guide to the area's greatest hiking adventures.

Dannen, Kent.
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(2017)  | 9781493027040 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Best Hikes Indian Peaks Wilderness includes concise descriptions, full-color photos, GPS coordinates, and detailed maps to the best hikes in Indian Peaks Wilderness, from family-friend strolls to popular vistas to hillier wooded pathways.FalconGuides have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks for...

Hiking maine's baxter state park : a guide to the park's greatest hiking adventures including mount katahdin and the southern section of the international appalachian trail.

Westrich, Greg.
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(2017)  | 9781493019007 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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From Grand Pitch on remote Webster Stream to the blueberry covered summit of The Sentinel to dozens of waterfalls and swimming holes on Howe Brook, Hiking Maine's Baxter State Park is your source for detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for Baxter State Park's best hikes. Also included...

Hometown hardball : a minor league baseball road trip from the rocky shores of maine to the bright lights of new york city.

Healey, Tim.
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(2017)  | 9781493028580 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Grab a Zweigle's White Hot at Dwyer Stadium (built in 1939) and cheer on the Batavia Muckdogs. Join B.B. the Bluefish as he warms up the crowd at Bridgeport's Ballpark at Harbor Yard. Take in the view of Coney Island from the upper deck of MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Watch from a box seat...

Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America, 1896-1960

Navitski, Rielle. Poppe, Nicolas. , Navitski, Rielle. Poppe, Nicolas.
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(2017)  | 9780253025722 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 390pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America examines how cinema forged culturalconnections between Latin American publics and film-exporting nations in thefirst half of the twentieth century. Predating today’s transnational mediaindustries by several decades, these connections were defined by active...

Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America, 1896-1960

Navitski, Rielle. Poppe, Nicolas. , Navitski, Rielle. Poppe, Nicolas.
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(2017)  | 9780253026460 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 390pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Cosmopolitan Film Cultures in Latin America examines how cinema forged culturalconnections between Latin American publics and film-exporting nations in thefirst half of the twentieth century. Predating today’s transnational mediaindustries by several decades, these connections were defined by active...

Tall tales and short shorts : dr. j, pistol pete, and the birth of the modern nba.

Criblez, Adam J.
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(2017)  | 9781442277670 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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In basketball, just as in American culture, the 1970s were imperfect. But it was a vitally important time in the development of the nation and of the National Basketball Association. During this decade Americans suffered through the war in Vietnam and Nixon's Watergate cover-up (not to mention disco...

Poland Daily: Economy, Work, Consumption and Social Class in Polish Cinema

Mazierska, Ewa.
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(2017)  | 9781785335365 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 378pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Like many Eastern European countries, Poland has seen a succession of divergenteconomic and political regimes over the last century, from prewar "embeddedliberalism," through the state socialism of the Soviet era, to the presentneoliberal moment. Its cinema has  been inflected by these changing historicalcircumstances,...

National basketball assoc fran.

JOZSA, Frank P. Jr.
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(2017)  | 9781498547994 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 290pp
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This book examines the development and organization of the NBA and its clubs, how each club has performed in seasons and postseasons, and to what extent each has prospered and succeeded as a business enterprise despite competition for market share from other types of entertainment. Each chapter contains...

Beautiful light : religious meaning in film.

Anker, Roy M.
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(2017)  | 9780802873699 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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"Religious" films don't tend to get much respect in Hollywood, but that doesn't mean that religion doesn't regularly find its way into the movies. In Beautiful Light Roy Anker seeks out the often-unnoticed connections between film and religion and shows how even movies that aren't overtly religious...

Florida keys paddling atlas.

Burnham, Bill. Burnham, Mary.
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(2017)  | 9781493025510 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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The Florida Keys Paddling Atlas, a first of its kind detailed color atlas of the Florida Keys, from Key Largo to Key West, is specifically designed for paddlers, fly fishers, snorkelers, and other small craft water enthusiasts interested in shallow water exploration. Color charts for this atlas are...

Foraging mushrooms oregon : finding, identifying, and preparing edible wild mushrooms.

Meuninck, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9781493026692 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Detailed descriptions of edible mushrooms; tips on finding, preparing, and using mushrooms; a glossary of botanical terms; color photos. Use Foraging Mushrooms as a field guide or as a delightful armchair read. No matter what you're looking for, be it the curative Heal-All or a snack, this guide will...

The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw: Space, Materiality, Movement

Oukaderova, Lida.
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(2017)  | 9780253026965 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 228pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Following Joseph Stalin’s death in 1953, the Soviet Union experienced adramatic resurgence in cinematic production. The period of the Soviet Thawbecame known for its relative political and cultural liberalization; its films,formally innovative and socially engaged, were swept to the center ofinternational...

The Flaherty: Decades in the Cause of Independent Cinema

MacDonald, Scott. Zimmermann, Patricia R.
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(2017)  | 9780253026248 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This is the inspiring story of The Flaherty, one of the oldest continuouslyrunning nonprofit media arts institutions in the world, which has shaped thedevelopment of independent film, video, and emerging forms in the United Statesover the past 60 years. Combining the words of legendary independent filmmakerswith...

Television series of the 1970scb.

TERRACE, Vincent.
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(2017)  | 9781442278288 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 254pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Television of the 1970s reflected the shifting attitudes of the nation, as more shows attempted to represent social changes across the country. Edgier programs like All in the Family and M*A*S*H pushed the boundaries of popular programming to become standards of quality viewing. At the same time, the...

Hiking alaska.

Foster, Mollie.
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(2017)  | 9781493025596 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 3 Revised ed.,  | book | 480pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Fully updated and revised, this guide is the perfect introduction to hiking the great state of Alaska, with millions of acres of wilderness waiting to be explored. It features one hundred hikes in Alaska's national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, wilderness areas, and state parks. Also included...

Hiking waterfalls in montana : a guide to the state's best waterfall hikes.

Kratz, John.
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(2017)  | 9781493018949 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Hiking Waterfalls in Montana includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for some 100 of the state's most scenic waterfall hikes. Encompassing state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, this guide includes history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates, leading hikers...

The mountain guide manual.

Chauvin, Marc. Coppolillo, Rob.
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(2017)  | 9781493025145 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Written by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA) certified mountain guides Marc Chauvin and Rob Coppolillo, The Mountain Guide Manual is the go-to reference for novice and experienced mountain guides, as well as advanced recreationalists. Covering everything from rope systems...

Best hikes near denver and boulder.

Gaug, Maryann. Heise, Sandy.
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(2017)  | 9781493024810 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Best Hikes Near Who says you have to travel far from home for a great hike? With these information-packed guides in hand, readers have everything they need for the adventure they seek, from an easy nature walk to a multiday backpack. Each featured hike includes everything about the trail: location,...

Hiking wyoming's bighorn mountains : a guide to the area's greatest hiking adventures, including cloud peak wilderness.

Keffer, Ken.
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(2017)  | 9781493022274 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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From short scenic day trips to multi-day backpacking excursions, Hiking Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains covers dozens of trails throughout the region including lands of the Bighorn National Forest, the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area, as well as surrounding state and federal lands.

Walks of a lifetime : extraordinary hikes from around the world.

Manning, Martha. Manning, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781493026418 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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Discover some of the world's best walks To walk is to discover, from those first steps as a child to those longer treks as an adult, from those summer nights spent meandering along the beach to those autumn afternoons hiking on the mountain. Walking is a simple joy with profound ramifications for both...

Fly fishing the yucatan.

HAMILTON, Schober Den.
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(2017)  | 9781493027170 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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In Fly Fishing the Yucatan, Rod Hamilton offers nitty gritty specifics for the angler, including details such as exactly what rods, lines, reels and flies are must-haves, a battle plan for walking a flat and a course in presenting to and successfully plucking out fish in the most complex situations....

Women who surf : charging waves with the world's best.

Griggi, Lucia. Marcus, Ben.
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(2017)  | 9781493024858 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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Mavericks and more, a celebration of feminine beauty, athleticism, wisdom, and skill when the surf is bombing--Women Who Surf profiles twenty of the world's most inspiring female surfers ranging from Makani Adric to Savannah Shaughnessy. Each surfer tells her story in her own words, highlighting her...

A history of hollywood's outsourcing debate : runaway production.

Johnson-Yale, Camille.
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(2017)  | 9781498532532 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Runaway production is a phrase commonly used by people working in the Hollywood film and television industries to describe the outsourcing of production work to foreign locations. It is an issue that has been blamed for siphoning tens of millions of dollars and thousands of jobs from the U.S. economy....

Their Day in the Sun: Women of the 1932 Olympics

Pieroth, Doris Hinson.
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(2017)  | 9780295997414 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The 1932 Olympic games took place in Los Angeles in the depths of the GreatDepression; that they were held at all falls barely short of miraculous. TheUnited States sent thirty-seven women to compete—seventeen swimmers, seventeentrack and field athletes, and three fencers. It was not easy, and far...

Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, and the Oorang Indians: How a Dog Kennel Owner Created the NFL's Most Famous Traveling Team

Willis, Chris.
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(2017)  | 9781442277656 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 20/4/2017
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At the beginning of the Roaring Twenties the NFL was just a footnote within the landscape of American sports. The early pro game was played on dirt fields by vagabond athletes who would beat up or punch out their opponent for fifty dollars a game. But one team was different than the rest: the Oorang...

The poetics of radical hope in abderrhamane sissako's film experience.

Tchouaffe, Olivier-Jean.
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(2017)  | 9781498539814 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 162pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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The Poetics of Radical Hope: The Abderrhamane Sissako Experience communicates pieces of evidence that Sissako is the most talented and the most sophisticated filmmaker of his generation. This imaginative excellence emanates from new aspirations to fashion an original African cinematic aesthetic for...

Golf as meaningful play : a philosophical guide.

Schmid, Walter Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9781498550086 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 234pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Golf as Meaningful Play offers a philosophical introduction to golf as a sporting practice and source of personal meaning. It is intended both for scholars interested in the philosophy of sport, and for intellectually curious golfers who seek a better understanding of the game. This book describes the...

Dire, Redire et Ne Pas Dire: Enjeux du Dialogue Filmique dans les > (É. Rohmer)

Alberdi, Carmen.
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(2017)  | 9781433139154 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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A partir des cadres analytiques et mthodologiques dvelopps en analyse interactionnelle, l'auteur essaie de rpondre ces questions en les appliquant l'tude d'un corpus de films d'ric Rohmer.

Explorations in southern african drama, theatre and performance.

Ebewo, J. Patrick.
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(2017)  | 9781443898690 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"In spite of the rich repertoire of artistic traditions in Southern Africa, particularly in the areas of drama, theatre and performance, there seems to be a lack of a corresponding robust academic engagement with these subjects. While it can be said that some of the racial groups in the region have...

Explorations in southern african drama, theatre and performance.

Ebewo, J. Patrick.
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(2017)  | 9781443855181 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"In spite of the rich repertoire of artistic traditions in Southern Africa, particularly in the areas of drama, theatre and performance, there seems to be a lack of a corresponding robust academic engagement with these subjects. While it can be said that some of the racial groups in the region have...

Louise lightfoot in search of india : an australian dancer's experience.

Lightfoot, Louise.
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(2017)  | 9781443898621 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 207pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"Today, Indian dance in Australia is represented by professional dance artists, companies, schools, and amateur community groups. They have, over the years, performed both traditional classical works as well as Bollywood pieces, and participated in various dance and cultural festivals organised throughout...

The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw: Space, Materiality, Movement

Oukaderova, Lida.
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(2017)  | 9780253026354 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 228pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 141.95 (inc. GST), AUD 129.05 (ex. GST),
Following Joseph Stalin’s death in 1953, the Soviet Union experienced adramatic resurgence in cinematic production. The period of the Soviet Thawbecame known for its relative political and cultural liberalization; its films,formally innovative and socially engaged, were swept to the center ofinternational...

Hiking the blue ridge parkway : the ultimate travel guide to america's most popular scenic roadway.

Johnson, Randy.
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(2017)  | 9781493024605 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Miles and miles of trails in North Carolina and Virginia offer excellent hiking and interpretive opportunities along the most-visited national park in the country. This guide will help hikers of all abilities get off the road and into the woods.

Best wildflower hikes colorado : a guide to the area's greatest wildflower hiking adventures.

Kassar, Christine.
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(2017)  | 9781493022595 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 3/5/2017
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Best Wildflower Hikes Colorado includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for some 100 of the state's most scenic wildflower hikes. Encompassing state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, this guide includes history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates, leading...

Paddling the ozarks : a guide to the area's greatest paddling adventures.

Bezemek, Mike.
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(2017)  | 9781493025428 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 237pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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This guide details 40 of the very best paddles throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides routes for every type of paddler.User-friendly format with informative maps throughout Informative at-a-glance paddle specs for every trail Authors are seasoned...

Families on foot.

DAVIS, DAVIS.
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(2017)  | 9781493026715 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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Down and Dirty Know-How and Fun for Families Starting Out on the TrailIt's time to put some mud on those boots and step outside for a hike--be it trekking through your own back yard, strolling along a city park path, or climbing more rugged landscapes in a national park. In partnership with the American...

Ironfit mastering the marathonpb.

FINK, Fink.
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(2017)  | 9781493026876 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2017
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The only marathon training guide athletes forty and older will ever need Updated with full-color exercise photography; cutting-edge training, strength, core, and flexibility programs; and specific instruction for the most popular version of the marathon, the Half-Marathon, this book starts with s simple...

War Pictures: Cinema, Violence, and Style in Britain, 1939-1945

Puckett, Kent.
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(2017)  | 9780823276509 | Fordham University Press | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In this original and engaging work, author Kent Puckett looks at how Britishfilmmakers imagined, saw, and sought to represent its war during wartime throughfilm. The Second World War posed unique representational challenges toBritain’s filmmakers. Because of its logistical enormity, the unprecedentedscope...

War Pictures: Cinema, Violence, and Style in Britain, 1939-1945

Puckett, Kent.
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(2017)  | 9780823275748 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 234.95 (inc. GST), AUD 213.59 (ex. GST),
In this original and engaging work, author Kent Puckett looks at how Britishfilmmakers imagined, saw, and sought to represent its war during wartime throughfilm. The Second World War posed unique representational challenges toBritain’s filmmakers. Because of its logistical enormity, the unprecedentedscope...

Coping and emotion in sport.

Jones, Marc V. Lavalee, David. Thatcher, Joanne.
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(2017)  | 9781594540769 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 285pp
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Coping and Emotion in Sport brings together a group of prominent, international scholars who have published and conducted research in this area of applied psychology. Sixteen chapters reflect empirical, theoretical and applied perspectives associated with coping and emotion in sport, as well as several...

The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime: On David Lynch's Lost Highway

Zizek, Slavoj. Wieczorek, Marek.
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(2017)  | 9780295741857 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 56pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The Art of the Ridiculous Sublime is first of all the detailed reading of DavidLynch’s The Lost Highway, based on the premises of Lacanian psychoanalysis.Lynch’s unique universe of the “ridiculous sublime” is interpreted as asimultaneous playful staging and traversing of the fundamental ideologicalfantasies...

Literature reviews in sport psychology.

Hanton, Sheldon. Mellalieu, Stephen.
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(2017)  | 9781594549045 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 400pp
AUD 186.95 (inc. GST), AUD 169.95 (ex. GST),
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Sport Psychology research has developed and expanded considerably over the last decade or two. Its accelerating volume of research output embraces a wide variety of topics having both academic and practical impact, and relating to other areas of Sports Science and also the broader overall discipline...

Inverse Sturm-Liouville problems and their applications

Freiling, G. Yurko, V.
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(2017)  | 9781560729099 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 305pp
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Presenting the main results and methods on inverse special problems for Sturm-Liouville differential operators and their applications, this book provides an introduction which assumes a knowledge of classical analysis and the theory of ordinary linear differential equations. It also reflects the app

Pacing in Sport and Exercise : A Psychophysiological Perspective.

Edwards, Andrew. Polman, Remco.
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(2017)  | 9781619424203 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 236pp
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This is the first book which comprehensively examines the way humans pace exercise and sporting activities. This concept represents an exciting opportunity to combine the latest physiological and psychological theories with practical sport and exercise applications. This book will be an essential read...

Foxhunters speak : an oral history of american foxhunting.

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(2017)  | 9781564162151 | Derrydale Press | hbk. | book | 280pp
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This oral history of foxhunting examines the mentors and influences of fifty people who have dedicated their lives to the sport of horse and hound. From the seventy some years of hound breeding experience of Melvin Poe, to the unusual story of a retired grandmother who decided to overcome her fear of...

Powerful Moments in Sports: The Most Significant Sporting Events in American History

Gitlin, Martin.
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(2017)  | 9781442264953 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 20/4/2017
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The Battle of the Sexes. Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics. The passage of Title IX. Some moments in sports, whether they take place on a tennis court or in a courtroom, transcend the event itself. Some have helped America live out its creed that all men are created equal. Others have pushed the nation...

Cincinnati red and dodger blue : baseball's greatest forgotten rivalry.

Van, Riper Tom.
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(2017)  | 9781442275386 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 228pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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Call it the forgotten rivalry. The Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers may not share geographical boundaries, and today they don't even play in the same division, but for a period of time in the 1970s Dodgers vs. Reds was the best rivalry in Major League Baseball. They boasted the biggest names...

Freddie Steinmark: Faith, Family, Football

Cryan, Thomas J. Yousse, Bower.
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(2017)  | 9781477312155 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Authors' NotePart One: 1929–1967Chapter 1: The All-American BoyChapter 2: Rough Riders and FarmersChapter 3: He's My BrotherChapter 4: The Most Important Game of Our LivesPart Two: 1967–1969Chapter 5: The Silent HeartChapter 6: You Have No Friends on the FieldChapter 7: Nobody Does It BetterChapter...

Chuck taylor, all star, commemorative : the true story of the man behind the most famous athletic shoe in history.

Aamidor, Abraham.
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(2017)  | 9780253030061 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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In 1921, Converse hired 20-year-old Chuck Taylor as a salesman, sparking anearly 50-year career that defined the Converse All Star basketball shoe.Although his name is on the label of the legendary All Stars, which have beenworn by hundreds of millions, little is known about the man behind the name....

Shakespeare and german reunification : the interface of politics and performance.

Oliver, Emily.
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(2017)  | 9781787070707 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Feminism, Gender, and Politics in NBC’s «Parks and Recreation»

Engstrom, Erika.
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(2017)  | 9781433133565 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 146pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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Widely hailed as one of the best feminist-oriented series on television, NBC’sParks and Recreation (2009–2015) presents a multifaceted text for examiningthe incorporation of feminist ideology into its storylines. This book analyzesthe various ways the series presented feminism as a positive force,...

Jazz and Cocktails: Rethinking Race and the Sound of Film Noir

Wager, Jans B.
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(2017)  | 9781477312278 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Film noir showcased hard-boiled men and dangerous femmes fatales, rain-slickedcity streets, pools of inky darkness cut by shards of light, and, occasionally,jazz. Jazz served as a shorthand for the seduction and risks of the mean streetsin early film noir. As working jazz musicians began to compose...

Basketballs game changers.

PRUNTY, Brendan.
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(2017)  | 9781493026982 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 12/4/2017
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A brand new, fast-paced, fully illustrated history of basketball through its flashpoints, innovations, and innovatorsThe third book in the Lyons Press Game Changers sports series answers the questions: What were the 50 most revolutionary personalities, rules, strategies, rivalries, controversies, organizational...

The art of kayaking : everything you need to know about paddling.

Foster, Nigel.
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(2017)  | 9781493025701 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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The Art of Kayaking is the distilled essence of a lifetime of kayak instruction at all skill levels around the world, with the added insights gained from years of designing kayaks, paddles, and kayaking equipment. This comprehensive kayaking manual by one of the biggest names in kayaking offers more...

Hbo's treme and post-katrina catharsis : the mediated rebirth of new orleans.

Dessignes, Catherine. Gendrin, Dominique. Roberts, Shearon.
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(2017)  | 9781498545600 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 338pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, outsiders will have two versions of the Katrina experience. One version will be the images they recall from news coverage of the aftermath. The other will be the intimate portrayal of the determination of New Orleans residents to rebuild and recover their lives. HBO's...

Baseballs roaring twenties a dcb.

WALDO, Ronald T.
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(2017)  | 9781442274259 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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Following the 1919 Black Sox scandal, baseball needed men willing and able to pump life back into the game during tough times. Numerous ballplayers stepped forward and left their mark on the national pastime as it continued to thrive and grow during a decade that became known as the Roaring Twenties,...

Hugh casey : the triumphs tragcb.

SPATZ, Lyle.
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(2017)  | 9781442277595 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 336pp
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Hugh Casey was one of the most colorful members of the iconic Brooklyn Dodgers of the 1940s, a team that took part in four great pennant races, the first National League playoff series, and two exciting World Series over the course of Casey's career. That famed team included many outsized personalities,...

Theatre : its art and craft.

Archer, Stephen. Gendrich, Cynthia M.
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(2017)  | 9781442278028 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 12/4/2017
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Successful theatre relies on a complex interaction of all theatrical elements: script, direction, acting, and design interact in shifting configurations to offer a new work of art at every performance. Examining these relationships often enriches the theatrical experience.Theatre: Its Art and Craft...

Sport in urban england : middlesbrough, 1870-1914.

Budd, Catherine.
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(2017)  | 9781498529433 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book examines the largely unexplored social and cultural history of Middlesbrough and the leisure habits and opportunities of its people. It adds to existing studies of urban Britain and provides a specific study on the relationship between leisure and urbanization and industrialization. The book...

The complete book of 2000s broadway musicals.

Dietz, Dan.
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(2017)  | 9781442278004 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 514pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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In the first decade of the twenty-first century, Broadway was notable for old-fashioned, feel-good shows (Hairspray, Jersey Boys), a number of family-friendly musicals (Little Women, Mary Poppins), plenty of revivals (Follies, Oklahoma!, Wonderful Town), a couple of off-the-wall hits (Avenue Q, Urinetown),...

Playing offstage : the theater acb.

SAKELLARIDOU, Sierra.
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(2017)  | 9781498549745 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 216pp
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Fourteen scholars who work on campus or in the theater address this issue of what it means to play offstage. With their individual definition of what "offstage" could mean, the results were, predictably, varied. They employed a variety of critical approaches to the question of what happens when the...

Charlie chaplin's red letter days : at work with the comic genius.

Goodwins, Fred. , James, David. Kamin, Dan.
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(2017)  | 9781442278080 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 338pp | Availability last checked: 8/2/2017
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By the end of 1914 Charlie Chaplin had become the most popular actor in films, and reporters were clamoring for interviews with the global star. But no reporter had more access than Fred Goodwins, a British actor who became part of Chaplin's stock company in early 1915. Goodwins began writing short...

 

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