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Discusses Brahms as a song composer - his indebtedness to folk song and to the songs of Schubert, his elevation of the piano to equal partnership with the voice, and his continual striving to create the musical equivalent of the poetry. This work is of in
A work of genuine social history, this book leads the reader, as concretely as possible, into the real villages and cities of European society. It begins with a description of family and community structure, social conflict, and religious beliefs.
An authoritative account of the operation of the Auschwitz death camp.
Dealing with the archaeology of African life on both sides of the Atlantic, this title highlights the importance of archaeology in completing the historical records of the Atlantic world's Africans. It presents a picture of Africans' experiences during th
During the 1968 Prague Spring and the Soviet-led invasion and occupation that followed, Czechoslovakia's Army Film studio was responsible for some of the most politically subversive and aesthetically innovative films of the period. This book examines the
Jean Amery (1921-1978) was born in Vienna and in 1938 emigrated to Belgium, where he joined the Resistance. He was caught by the Germans in 1943, tortured by the SS, and survived the next two years in the concentration camps. In five autobiographical essa
Explores Berber cultural identity and performance in Algeria, France, and on the world music scene.
How do we understand the agency and significance of material forces and their interface with human bodies?
Reinterprets the history of Western philosophy from Greece to modern times.
Race, Class, and the Civil Rights Movement is a unique sociohistorical analysis of the civil rights movement. In it Jack M. Bloom analyzes the interaction between the economy and political systems in the South, which led to racial stratification.
A dramatic account of the bloody fight for Saipan, June 1944
Leigh H. Edwards explores Partons roles as musician, actor, author, philanthropist, and entrepreneur to show how her gender subversion highlights the challenges that can be found even in the most seemingly traditional form of American popular music. As Pa
Pursues the connections between feminism and environmentalism. This title includes topics: the ecofeminist ethic; the role of patriarchal concepts in perpetuating the domination of women and nature; the grassroots origins and character of a thoughtful eco
The first critical study of Disney films.
Georg Muffat on Performance Practice The Texts from Florilegium Primum, Florilegium Secundum, and Auserlesene Instrumentalmusik--A New Translation with Commentary
Suitable for enlightening on differences between French and German practice, this book treats pitch, ornamentation, bowing, and more.
Focuses on Hannah Arendt's reaction to the desegregation of Little Rock schools, to laws making mixed marriages illegal, and to the growing civil rights movement in the south.
A study of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert by an award-winning author.
First interdisciplinary study of the Kalevala to appear in English.
Against the background of Denmark's evolution from a mercantile economy to a broad-based agricultural economy, this title interprets Kierkegaard's thought as a reaction to the tensions within his society.
Music education and identity in an international context
Details how and why music moves us
Presents an award-winning examination of Beethoven's music.
Pathbreaking studies of the postsocialist transition
Reprint of a classic work in folklore and literature by a famous scholar.
A book on left-hand violin technique that addresses common problems in shifting by advocating the study of the glissando technique. It asserts that re-incorporating this technique will not only aid violinists in developing a better-trained ear, but also p
Offers a comprehensive survey of sexual behavior based on interviews with thousands of people. This book examines factors and sources of sexual outlet.
Separation as a strategy to strengthen religious community
In a small village beside a reed-lined lake in the Russian north, a cluster of farmers has lived for centuries - in the time of tsars and feudal landlords; Bolsheviks and civil wars; collectivization and socialism; perestroika and open markets. This book
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