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Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Encyclopaedias & reference works > Reference works > Serials, periodicals, abstracts, indexes

Nova - The Style Bible Of The 60s And 70s (Hardcover): David Hillman, Harri Peccinotti Nova - The Style Bible Of The 60s And 70s (Hardcover)
David Hillman, Harri Peccinotti; Edited by David Gibbs
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A reissue of a cult design book about Nova, the groundbreaking British magazine of the 60s and 70s. A reissue of a cult design book, Nova 1965-1975 celebrates one of the most influential magazines in history. Known as 'the thinking woman's magazine' Nova was a British publication that set itself apart from its contemporaries by creating a magazine that was not just about fashion but was also politically, socially and sexually aware. The magazine covered issues that were controversial at the time, such as abortion, lesbianism and The Pill, and featured writers such as Susan Sontag, Christopher Booker and Germaine Greer.The book is compiled by David Hillman and Harri Pecconotti, who worked as Deputy Editor and Art Director on the magazine. The design and layout of the magazine were as groundbreaking as the content, and borrowed ideas from the psychedelic subculture and underground press of the day. Nova was one of the first magazines to include black models in their photoshoots, and regular photographers for the magazine included Helmut Newton and Don McCullin.The book selects the very best covers and articles from the magazine's decade long output and looks at them in detail, featuring many of the iconic magazine covers.

North Carolina Literary Review, Number 28, 2019 (Paperback): Margaret D. Bauer North Carolina Literary Review, Number 28, 2019 (Paperback)
Margaret D. Bauer
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PN Review - 244 (Paperback): Michael Schmidt PN Review - 244 (Paperback)
Michael Schmidt
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The November-December 2018 issue. Sean O'Brien looks at Robert Graves, Myth and European War. Henry King defends Toby Martinez de las Rivas. New poems by Ange Mlinko. 'Borders & Crossings' looks at migration and martyrdom. Rebecca Hurst's first major poem 'Mapping the Woods'. With translations from the French and Latin. New to PN Review this issue: Lisa Kelly, Peter Adair, Suzannah V. Evans & Liz Lefroy. And more...

PN Review, 243 (Paperback): Michael Schmidt PN Review, 243 (Paperback)
Michael Schmidt
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The September-October 2018 issue. The last published poems of the late Matthew Sweeney. A translation of one of the most famous Ethiopian oral poems. John Ash's first published poem in over a decade. New poems by Sophie Hannah, Claudine Toutoungi and Drew Milne. Essay by Vahni Capildeo: `Earwormed by a Keynote, with Added Ghosts'. With translations from the Arabic, Ethiopian, German, Greek, Indian and Spanish. New to PN Review this issue: Clare Jones, Bedilu Wakjira, Sam Trainor and Susan de Sola. And more...

Pn Review 249 (Paperback): Andrew Latimer, Michael Schmidt Pn Review 249 (Paperback)
Andrew Latimer, Michael Schmidt
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Index to Poetry in Music (Hardcover): Carol June Bradley Index to Poetry in Music (Hardcover)
Carol June Bradley
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Encompassing both the art song and Lieder traditions, this book includes comprehensive lists of the compositions of 125 major Western composers, the identities of the poets who wrote the lyrics, titles used by respective composers with cross-references from variant titles used by other composers, cross-references from the first lines, the publishers of the individual songs, the location of individual songs within the collected works of individual composers and the date of composition.
With this resource, a reader can find the songs written by a composer, who published a specific song, and which composers might have set a particular poem to music. Bradley's guide offers a user-friendly, contemporary index of information for which scholars previously had to search extensively.

The Believer, Issue 114 (Paperback): Vendela Vida, Heidi Julavits, Karolina Waclawiak The Believer, Issue 114 (Paperback)
Vendela Vida, Heidi Julavits, Karolina Waclawiak
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The Believer, a five-time National Magazine Award finalist, is a bimonthly literature, arts, and culture magazine. In each issue, readers will find journalism and essays that are frequently very long, book reviews that are not necessarily timely, and interviews that are intimate, frank, and also very long. There are intricate illustrations by Tony Millionaire and a rotating cast of guest artists, poems, and regular columns by Nick Hornby and Daniel Handler. The annual Music Issue features Karen Tongson on her namesake, Karen Carpenter, and how the particular whiteness of the Carpenters' sound took off in the Philippines; Michael Snyder on a territory in northeast India in which contemporary Christian gospel is effecting near-total cultural assimilation; Phillip Pantuso on Guyanese songbird smugglers; Stephanie Elizondo Griest on dancers who place art above everything else in their lives; and Sandi Rankaduwa on the evolution of female emcees. There will also be (among other things) a special section on unreliable songwriters; a visual examination of Italo Disco's map to humanity's apotheosis via glitter and robot sex; and interviews with Enya, the LA Phil's Deborah Borda, punk bassist Mike Watt, rapper and producer Lil B, and legendary rock muse Bebe Buell.

Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 70 (Hardcover): Margaret Mullett, Michael Maas Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 70 (Hardcover)
Margaret Mullett, Michael Maas
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Reading Newspapers - Press and Public in Eighteenth-century Britain and America (Paperback): Uriel Heyd Reading Newspapers - Press and Public in Eighteenth-century Britain and America (Paperback)
Uriel Heyd
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In their first century of uninterrupted publication, newspapers reached an all-embracing readership: male and female, noble and artisan, in both town and country. Such was its impact that this seemingly ephemeral product became a collector's object. In Reading newspapers Uriel Heyd examines this vibrant new print medium and investigates its political, social and cultural implications. Adopting a comparative approach, the author traces the culture of newspaper reading in Britain and America. Previously unexplored sources such as newspaper indexes and introductions, plays, auction catalogues and a unique newspaper collection assembled and annotated by a Bostonian shopkeeper, provide invaluable access to perceptions of the press, reading practices, and the ever-changing experience of consumers. While newspapers supplied news of immediacy and relevance, their effect transcended the here and now, influencing readers' perceptions of the age in which they lived and helping to shape historical memory. But the newly found power of this media also gave rise to a certain fear of its ability to exploit or manipulate public opinion. Perceived as vehicles of enlightenment, but also viewed with suspicion, the legacy of eighteenth-century newspapers is still felt today.

The Register of Walter Bronescombe, Bishop of Exeter, 1258-80: III (Hardcover): O.F. Robinson The Register of Walter Bronescombe, Bishop of Exeter, 1258-80: III (Hardcover)
O.F. Robinson
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The earliest of the Exeter episcopal registers to survive, Bronescombe's is a general register with a single chronological sequence of letters and memoranda on many aspects of diocesan administration. It also contains copies of charters by, among others, king Henry III and his brother Richard, King of the Romans, in his capacity as Earl of Cornwall. Volume one of this edition (which supersedes the unsatisfactory one of 1889) contains a substantial introduction and a full transcription of the Latin text of folios 2-26, with a modern translation on the facing pages; it will therefore be of value to students of medieval Latin as well as ecclesiastical and legal historians.O.F. ROBINSON is Douglas Professor of Roman Law at the University of Glasgow.

Pn Review 248 (Paperback): Michael Schmidt, Andrew Latimer Pn Review 248 (Paperback)
Michael Schmidt, Andrew Latimer
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Index of Images: English Manuscripts - English Manuscripts: English Manuscripts (Hardcover): Scott Index of Images: English Manuscripts - English Manuscripts: English Manuscripts (Hardcover)
Scott
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This book is the second in a continuing series of publications listing and identifying all illustrations contained in English manuscripts from the time of Chaucer to Henry VIII. This was a prolific period in the history of English book production, and the range of subject-matter illustrated is of significance of all historians, whether of art, religion, costume, natural science, and above all social custom. The manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, are the first to be catalogued. These are listed here in alphabetical order of the Library's collections, and the present volume deals with all the imagery in collections Dodsworth to Marshall. A third volume will complete all material found in the Bodleian Library. The catalogue is introduced by a helpful User's Guide which explains the basis for research and the categories of subject-matter adopted by the editors. Entries are numbered consecutively for ease of reference, and every illustration is noted, from full-page narrative miniatures and historiated initials to king's heads, marginalia and nota bene signs.

Deathrow, Issues 1-38 - Deathrow: The Chronicles Of Psychobilly The Very Best of Britain's Essential Psycho Fanzine... Deathrow, Issues 1-38 - Deathrow: The Chronicles Of Psychobilly The Very Best of Britain's Essential Psycho Fanzine (Paperback)
Martin Knowlden
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Offering a tantalizing glimpse at the underbelly of rock 'n' roll, this collection revisits a dangerous, exciting time when rockabilly mutated with punk to form . . . psychobilly! "Deathrow" was the world's only long running psychobilly fanzine, and this collection features all the rare and collectable original issues. The zine grew into a properly printed magazine with a circulation in excess of 5,000 copies per issue. Packed with articles on bands such as The Meteors, The Frantic Flintstones, The Sharks, Frenzy, Batmobile, Demented Are Go, this is a valuable reference of events, bands, and stories for those too young to have experienced the European psychobilly scene in its heyday and a nostalgic reminder for those who were a part of it--and survived! If you were or still are a psychobilly, this book is essential reading.

A Year of Prophesying (Paperback): H. G. Wells A Year of Prophesying (Paperback)
H. G. Wells
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Dumbarton Oaks Papers V62 (Hardcover): Alice-Mary Talbot Dumbarton Oaks Papers V62 (Hardcover)
Alice-Mary Talbot
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This volume begins with a substantial investigation of the murder of several members of the imperial family during the summer of 337, following the death of Constantine. Two other major articles are devoted to well-known Byzantine illustrated manuscripts, the ninth-century "Sacra Parallela" and the fourteenth-century collection of theological works by the emperor John VI Kanta-kouzenos, both now in Paris. A third art historical paper presents a detailed analysis of the architectural decoration of the church of the "Red Monastery" near Suhag in Egypt. Other studies treat the mystery of the Incarnation as well as the earliest version of the Life of the Virgin and its relationship with the cult of Marian relics in Constantinople. The volume concludes with three papers from a colloquium on the hymnographer Romanos the Melode.

The Rise of the New York Intellectuals - Partisan Review and Its Circle, 1934-1945 (Paperback, New edition): The Rise of the New York Intellectuals - Partisan Review and Its Circle, 1934-1945 (Paperback, New edition)
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Terry A. Cooney traces the evolution of the "Partisan Review"--often considered to be the most influential little magazine ever published in America--during its formative years, giving a lucid and dispassionate view of the magazine and its luminaries who played a leading role in shaping the public discourse of American intellectuals. Included are Lionel Trilling, Philip Rahv, William Phillips, Dwight Macdonald, F. W. Dupee, Mary McCarthy, Sidney Hook, Harold Rosenberg, Delmore Schwartz, among others.

Pn Review 247 (Paperback): Michael Schmidt, Andrew Latimer Pn Review 247 (Paperback)
Michael Schmidt, Andrew Latimer
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Welsh Periodicals in English 1882-2012 (Paperback): Malcolm Ballin Welsh Periodicals in English 1882-2012 (Paperback)
Malcolm Ballin
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Welsh Periodicals in English celebrates the contribution of English-language periodicals to the careers of Welsh writers (from Lewis Morris to Owen Sheers) and to the practice of their editors (from Charles Wilkins (1882) to Emily Trahair (2012)). These periodicals have helped to create an active Anglophone public sphere in Wales and continue to stimulate discussion on a wide range of topics: tensions between tradition and continuity; the role of magazines in developing new writers; gender issues; relations with Welsh-language journals; the involvement of the periodicals in social and political issues, and their contribution to cultural developments in Wales. A detailed study of the design, content and editorial practice of the periodicals is illuminated by discussions with living editors, and the book concludes with a discussion on the strengths and weaknesses of contemporary productions and a comparison with their successful equivalents in Ireland.

Journal Turkish Lit Volume 3 2006 (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Talat Sait Halman Journal Turkish Lit Volume 3 2006 (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Talat Sait Halman
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The literature of the Turks is among the oldest of living literatures. In nearly twelve centuries, it has been alive in many continents and regions, expressing itself in a diversity of languages and scripts and remaining receptive to external influences as it maintains its intrinsic impetus for renewal. The Journal of Turkish Literature (JTL) encompasses the literary output of the Turks in Asia, the Middle East, the Balkans and elsewhere. 'JTL's honorary consulting board includes Bernard Lewis, Geoffrey Lewis, Irene Melikoff, Louis Bazin, and Halil Inalcik. The editorial board includes Robert Dankoff, Victoria Holbrook, Eleazer Birnbaum, Joseph Jacobson, Celia Kerslake, and many other leading scholars.

SALON (Magazin) No.5 (Paperback): Gerhard Theween SALON (Magazin) No.5 (Paperback)
Gerhard Theween; Artworks by Clara Bahlsen, Stephan Baumkoetter, Tim Berresheim, Rick Buckley, …
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MAKE, v. 16 - Technology on Your Time (Paperback): Mark Frauenfelder MAKE, v. 16 - Technology on Your Time (Paperback)
Mark Frauenfelder
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No mission is impossible when makers put their mind to it. MAKE Volume 16 will help you get smart with a special section on spy tech. Learn how to build and use tiny surveillance devices, and how to know if a spy is using them on you. From tiny video cameras to sneaky recorders, this volume has enough cool stuff to make James Bond's inventor Q envious.

The Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark, 7-volume set (Mixed media product): Meriwether Lewis, William Clark The Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark, 7-volume set (Mixed media product)
Meriwether Lewis, William Clark; Edited by Gary E. Moulton
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Since the time of Columbus, explorers dreamed of a water passage across the North American continent. President Thomas Jefferson shared this dream. He conceived the Corps of Discovery to travel up the Missouri River to the Rocky Mountains and westward along possible river routes to the Pacific Ocean. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led this expedition of 1804-6. Along the way they filled hundreds of notebook pages with observations of the geography, Indian tribes, and natural history of the trans-Mississippi West.

This set of the celebrated Nebraska edition features the seven core volumes--those written by Lewis and Clark--and incorporates a wide range of new scholarship dealing with all aspects of the expedition, including geography, Indian languages, plants, and animals, in order to recreate the expedition within its historical context.

Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 33 (Paperback): Mark Frauenfelder Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 33 (Paperback)
Mark Frauenfelder
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MAKE Volume 33 has great projects for makers of all skill levels - Arduino projects, internet gadgets, food, music, personal fabrication, astronomy, electronics, and more. In our special Codebox section you'll learn about software of interest to makers, including circuit board design, 3D CAD and printing, microcontrollers and creative coding, and programming for kids, featuring Microsoft's SmallBasic, Scratch, and the extremely popular Kickstarter-funded project Makey Makey. And you'll meet fascinating makers, like the maniacs behind the popular Power Wheels Racing events at Maker Faire. You'll get 20 great DIY projects like the Optical Tremolo guitar effect, "Panjolele" cake-pan ukelele, Wii Nunchuk Mouse, CNC joinery tricks, treat-dispensing cat scratching post, laser-cut flexing wooden books, LED photography lights, trick treasure box, brewing sake, growing the incredibly hot "ghost chili" pepper, Arduino waveform generation, and the Dryer Messenger and Cloudfridge smart home applicance projects.

The Entring Book of Roger Morrice [1677-1691] VII: Index (Hardcover): Alasdair Hawkyard The Entring Book of Roger Morrice [1677-1691] VII: Index (Hardcover)
Alasdair Hawkyard
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'The Entring Book' is the longest and richest diary of public life in England during the era of the Glorious Revolution. Written just 20 years after Pepys's Diary, it depicts a darker England, thrown into a great crisis of 'popery and arbitrary power'.

The Haskins Society Journal 22 - 2010. Studies in Medieval History (Hardcover, New): William L. North The Haskins Society Journal 22 - 2010. Studies in Medieval History (Hardcover, New)
William L. North
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This volume of the Haskins Society Journal continues its tradition of publishing the best historical and interdisciplinary research on the early and central middle ages in the Anglo-Saxon, Anglo-Norman, and Angevin worlds. The topics of the essays range from legal influences on Alfred's Mosaic Prologue, judicial processes in tenth-century Iberia, and the ecclesiology of the Norman Anonymous to the nature and implications of comital authority in the eleventh- and twelfth-century Anglo-Norman realm and conceptions of servitude in legal thinking in thirteenth-century Catalonia. The volume also embraces art history, with contributions on the medieval object as subject; the banquet scene in the Bayeux Tapestry; and there is a synoptic archeological exploration of early medieval Britain. Finally, an edition and translation of the De Abbatibus of Mont Saint-Michel makes available in complete and reliable form an important witness to this Norman monastery's medieval past. Contributors: Thomas Bisson, Charlotte Cartwright, Martin Carver, Kerrith Davies, Wendy Davies, Paul Freedman, James Ginther, Stefan Jurasinski, Elizabeth Carson Pastan.

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