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Playing the Game

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(2018)  | 9780230242760 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | iv, 188pp
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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...

Lessons in perception : the avant-garde filmmaker as practical psychologist.

Taberham, Paul.
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(2018)  | 9781785336416 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 236pp | Availability last checked: 27/3/2018
AUD 187.95 (inc. GST), AUD 170.86 (ex. GST),
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Narrative comprehension, memory, motion, depth perception, synesthesia, hallucination and dreaming have long been objects of fascination for cognitive psychologists. They have also been among the most potent sources of creative inspiration for experimental filmmakers. Lessons in Perception melds film...

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: 28/2/2018
AUD 193.95 (inc. GST), AUD 176.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in May 2018
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: 26/2/2018
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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: 25/2/2018
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Coming in May 2018
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...

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
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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...

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
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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...

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: 1/4/2018
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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....

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...

The voice of technology : soviet cinema's transition to sound, 1928-1935.

Kaganovsky, Lilya.
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(2018)  | 9780253035042 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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As cinema industries around the globe adjusted to the introduction of synch-sound technology, the Soviet Union was also shifting culturally, politically, and ideologically from the heterogeneous film industry of the 1920s to the centralized industry of the 1930s, and from the avant-garde to Socialist...

The Young Duke: The Early Life of John Wayne

Enss, Chris. Kazanjian, Howard.
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(2018)  | 9781493034048 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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By the time Stagecoach made John Wayne a silver-screen star in 1939, thethirty-one-year-old was already a veteran of more than sixty films, havingtwirled six-guns and foiled cattle rustlers in B Westerns for five studios. Bythe 1950s he was Hollywood’s most popular actor—an Academy Award nomineedestined...

On Location: A Film and TV Lover's Travel Guide

Iannucci, Lisa.
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(2018)  | 9781493030859 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Your guide to Hollywood haunts, television legends, and tributes to theentertainment greats around the country. Whether you’re a film or televisionfanatic or just want to see a bit of Hollywood in your neighborhood, OnLocation: A Film and TV Lover’s Travel Guide is the essential resource forvisiting...

Women in sports : a reference handbook.

Hanold, Maylon.
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(2018)  | 9781440853692 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Women are participating in sports in record numbers, and thanks in part to Title IX and a growing interest in women's sports, they're breaking records and achieving remarkable success in sports in every conceivable manner. However, women still struggle for equitable treatment in a variety of sports...

The 1928 New York Yankees: The Return of Murderers' Row

Gentile, Charlie.
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(2018)  | 9781538114926 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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The 1927 New York Yankees are often considered one of the best Yankee teams ofall time—perhaps one of the best major league teams ever. Yet often overlookedis the talented lineup from the following year. The 1928 Yankees even startedthe season on track to meet and possibly surpass the records and...

The Child in World Cinema

Olson, Debbie.
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(2018)  | 9781498563802 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 514pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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This collection seeks to broaden the discussion of the child image by closeanalysis of the child and childhood as depicted in non-Western cinemas. Eachessay offers a counter-narrative to Western notions of childhood by lookingcritically at alternative visions of childhood that does not privilege a Westernideal....

Java Game Development with LibGDX: From Beginner to Professional

Stemkoski, Lee.
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(2018)  | 9781484233238 | Apress L P | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | xix, 433pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Part I: Fundamental Concepts The first part of the book explains basic material that will be needed throughout the rest of the book: rendering graphics and animations, processing user input (continuous and discrete), basic physics (movement and collision detection), displaying text, and playing...

Japanese Horror and the Transnational Cinema of Sensations

Brown, Steven T.
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(2018)  | 9783319706283 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 332pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1. Introduction 2. Ambient Horror: From Sonic Palimpsests to Haptic Sonority in the Cinema of Kurosawa Kiyoshi 3. Double Trouble: Doppelgängers in Japanese Horror 4. Cinema Fou: Surrealist Horror from Face of Another to Gozu 5. In the Wake of Artaud: Cinema of Cruelty in Audition and Oldboy 6. Conclusion:...

Rape on the Contemporary Stage

Fitzpatrick, Lisa.
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(2018)  | 9783319708447 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1. Introduction.2. Rape on the Naturalistic Stage: the example of Miss Julie.3. Women Playwrights: Subverting Representational Strategies.4. The Body of a Woman as a Battlefield: Rape and Conflict.5. Eroticism, Vulnerability, and Affect.6. In Extremis: Staging Rape in the 2010s.7. Conclusion.

Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices

Akinleye, Adesola.
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(2018)  | 9783319703138 | Springer | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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1. Narratives in Black British Dance – An Introduction.2. â€śI don’t do Black-dance, I am a Black dancer”; Namron.3. Dance Britannia: the impact of global shifts on dance in Britain; Christy Adair and Ramsay Burt.4. Negotiating African Diasporic identity in Dance: Brown Bodies Creating...

A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian: All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli

Larsen, Darl.
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(2018)  | 9781538103654 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 26/3/2018
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As a follow-up to their first true feature film, Monty Python and the HolyGrail, the comic troupe next decided to tackle a “shadow” version of theChrist story. Shot in the Middle East and produced during Margaret Thatcher’sascendant years, the film satirized—among other matters—authoritarianism...

Jackie Robinson: An Integrated Life

Schutz, J. Christopher. , Smith, John David.
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(2018)  | 9781538110201 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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Jackie Robinson’s story is not only a compelling drama of heroism, but also asa template of the African American freedom struggle. A towering athletic talent,Robinson’s greater impact was on preparing the way for the civil rights reformwave following WWII. But Robinson’s story has always been...

Learn Unity Programming with C#.

Weinberger, Jonathan. Weinberger
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(2018)  | 9781430267522 | Apress L P | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Learn Unity Programming with C# is your step-by-step guide to learning to make your first Unity games using C#. You will learn how to move from the basics of C# in Unity, to building exciting games with sophisticated elements. Jonathan Weinberger has taught C# in Unity to a wide range of people, and...

Political Theory and Film: From Adorno to Žižek

Fraser, Ian.
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(2018)  | 9781783481637 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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The actions, images and stories within films can impact upon the politicalconsciousness of viewers, enabling their audience to imagine ways of resistingthe status quo, politically, economically and culturally. But what doespolitical theory have to say about film? Should we explore film theory through...

Political Theory and Film: From Adorno to Žižek

Fraser, Ian.
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(2018)  | 9781783481644 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 206pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
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The actions, images and stories within films can impact upon the politicalconsciousness of viewers, enabling their audience to imagine ways of resistingthe status quo, politically, economically and culturally. But what doespolitical theory have to say about film? Should we explore film theory through...

Emotion in video game soundtracking.

Lee, Newton. Williams, Duncan.
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(2018)  | 9783319722719 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 167pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book presents an overview of the emerging field of emotion in videogame soundtracking. The emotional impact of music has been well-documented, particularly when used to enhance the impact of a multimodal experience, such as combining images with audio as found in the videogames industry. Soundtracking...

The Indigenous Voice of Poetomachia: The Various Perspectives of Textuality and Performance

Dey, Sayan. Masterson, Robert. , Dey, Sayan. Masterson, Robert.
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(2018)  | 9781527505414 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 155pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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In the present era, when all of human civilization is struggling to preserve their individualities as a result of global commercialism and totalitarianism, theatre and drama play a metonymic role in composing and shaping aspects of human existence. However, there is debate as to how much the text and...

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A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian: All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli

Larsen, Darl.
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(2018)  | 9781538103654 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 496pp | Availability last checked: 26/3/2018
AUD 77.95 (inc. GST), AUD 70.86 (ex. GST),
As a follow-up to their first true feature film, Monty Python and the HolyGrail, the comic troupe next decided to tackle a “shadow” version of theChrist story. Shot in the Middle East and produced during Margaret Thatcher’sascendant years, the film satirized—among other matters—authoritarianism...

 

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