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The subversive screen : communist influence in Hollywood's golden age.

Birdnow, Brian E. Birdnow, Brian.
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(2018)  | 9781440849916 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 99.95 (inc. GST), AUD 90.86 (ex. GST),
A riveting chronicle of Communist Party efforts to propagate Communism in the United States, concurrent with Hollywood's "Golden Age" of creativity that came to define classical Hollywood cinema. * Gives readers insight into how the Communist Party used the creative explosion in the movie industry to...

Playing the Game

Poulter, Christine.
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(2018)  | 9780230242760 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | iv, 188pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
This practical guide presents a wide array of games and exercises designed to develop the players observation, imagination, presentation and self-confidence. This long-awaited new edition has been fully revised and extended, now including example workshops and an index of games to help instructors get...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Films

MurguĂ­a, Salvador Jimenez Pinar, Alex.
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(2018)  | 9781442271326 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 600pp | Availability last checked: 13/6/2018
AUD 193.95 (inc. GST), AUD 176.32 (ex. GST),
Under the Franco regime (1939-1976), films produced in Spain were of poorquality, promoted the regime’s agenda, or were heavily censored. After thedictator’s death, the Spanish film industry transitioned into a new era, onein which artists were able to more freely express themselves and tackle subjectsthat...

America's Game: A History of Major League Baseball through World War II

Soderholm-Difatte, Bryan.
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(2018)  | 9781538110621 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 69.95 (inc. GST), AUD 63.59 (ex. GST),
This comprehensive survey of major league baseball looks at the nationalpastime’s legendary figures, major innovations, and pivotal moments, from thebeginning of the twentieth century through World War II. In America's Game: AHistory of Major League Baseball through World War II, Bryan Soderholm-Difatteprovides...

Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows

PERLMUTTER, David.
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(2018)  | 9781538103739 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 800pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 193.95 (inc. GST), AUD 176.32 (ex. GST),
Once consigned almost exclusively to Saturday morning fare intended for youngviewers, television animation has evolved over the last several decades as aprogramming form to be reckoned with. While many animated shows continue toentertain tots, the form also reaches a much wider audience, engaging viewers...

Understanding Steven Spielberg

Peña-Acuña, Beatriz.
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(2018)  | 9781527508187 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 145pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This volume presents an in-depth discussion of the work of Steven Spielberg, an American director of Jewish origin, Steven Spielberg. It offers a careful study of the audiovisual and documentary material in Steven Spielberg's filmography, exploring both the biographical and sociological parameters that...

Undisciplining Dance in Nine Movements and Eight Stumbles

Brown, Carol. Longley, Alys. , Brown, Carol. Longley, Alys.
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(2018)  | 9781527506213 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 295pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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If much of what we teach and come to know from within the disciplinary regime of Dance Studies is founded on a certain kind of mastery, what scope is there to challenge, criticize and undo this knowledge from within the academy, as well as through productive encounters with its margins?

This volume...

Mapping Leisure: Studies from Australia, Asia and Africa

Rawat, Publications. , Modi, Ishwar.
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(2018)  | 9789811036316 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 309pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2018
AUD 200.95 (inc. GST), AUD 182.68 (ex. GST),
This volume addresses the rich and varied thoughts, concepts, approaches and leisure practices in sixteen countries of three continents---Australia, Asia and Africa. The chapters showcase the diversity in the forms and ways in which the idea and practice of leisure have developed across space and time....

100 great war movies : the real history behind the films.

Niemi, Robert.
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(2018)  | 9781440833854 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 425pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 165.95 (inc. GST), AUD 150.86 (ex. GST),
This cinematic guide to war movies spans 800 years in its analysis of films from those set in the 13th century Scottish Wars of Independence ( Braveheart ) to those taking place during the 21st-century war in Afghanistan ( Lone Survivor ). World War II has produced the largest number of war movies and...

The Power of Mindfulness: Mindfulness Meditation Training in Sport (MMTS)

Baltzell, Amy. Summers, Joshua.
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(2018)  | 9783319704098 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiv, 197pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
AUD 77.95 (inc. GST), AUD 70.86 (ex. GST),
This book offers both sport psychology practitioners and sport athletes a clear understanding of mindfulness to help athletes optimize sport performance. It provides a clear insight how sport athletes can learn to increase their ability to concentrate, be fully present during high pressure competition...

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Mapping Leisure: Studies from Australia, Asia and Africa

Rawat, Publications. , Modi, Ishwar.
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(2018)  | 9789811036316 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 309pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2018
AUD 200.95 (inc. GST), AUD 182.68 (ex. GST),
This volume addresses the rich and varied thoughts, concepts, approaches and leisure practices in sixteen countries of three continents---Australia, Asia and Africa. The chapters showcase the diversity in the forms and ways in which the idea and practice of leisure have developed across space and time....

 

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