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New England Ruins: Photographs of the Abandoned Northeast

Dobi, Robert. Bos-Nehles, Anna. Nath, Sahu Tarak. Jessel, Christopher. Marina, Olya. Nicholls, David. Smith, Graham. Staunton, Suzanne. Allen, Cyrus. Denham, Jack. Grabman, Genevieve M. Lim, Seongbae. , Ewick, Patricia. Grayman, Jesse Hession. Sanchez, Mabel. Sarat, Austin. Thomas, Dania. Vadi, Maaja. Wheeler, Anthony R. Yolbulan, Okan Elif. F. Cartwright, Juliana. Aguilera, Ruth V. Andrades, Lidia. Arar, Khalid. Crookes, Adrian. Demos, Vasilikie. Drew, Joseph. Fang, Christina. Gilmarti, Mattia J. Hoskinson, Sherry. Kinoti, Meru Abel. Kleinman, Gary. Lytras, Miltiades D. Pearlstein, Toby. Sacher, William. Shani, Abraham B. (Rami). Storberg-Walker, Julia. Tsuria, Ruth. Wingfield, Adia Harvey.
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(2018)  | 9781493025008 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | hbk. | book | 192pp
AUD 58.95 (inc. GST), AUD 53.59 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
Rob Dobi has been photographing abandoned places in the Northeast since 1999when he was a student at RISD. The wonderment and discovery of the experiencenever wanes for Dobi and there really isn’t one specific type of building orspace that inspires him more than another, mainly because the rush of...

The 50 Greatest Players in New England Patriots Football History

Cohen, Robert W.
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(2018)  | 9781493033577 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
AUD 33.95 (inc. GST), AUD 30.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
Perhaps even more than the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots are the team of the entire northeast from Rhode Island to Canada. Here, sports historian Robert W. Cohen ranks the 50 best players to ever take the field for the Patriots. Who can forget Wes Welker, Troy Brown, Jim Nance, Ted Bruschi,...

The 50 Greatest Players in New York Giants Football History

Cohen, Robert W.
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(2018)  | 9781493035656 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 380pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
AUD 31.95 (inc. GST), AUD 29.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
The New York Giants joined the National Football League back in 1925, and havesince been one of the league’s flagship franchises. The Giants have appearedin nineteen NFL championship games—more than any other team—and have woneight league championships. Iconic figures such as Eli Manning, Phil...

Greatest Hockey Stories Ever Told: The Finest Writers On Ice

Urstadt, Bryant.
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(2018)  | 9781493024575 | The Lyons Press | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 28/2/2018
AUD 31.95 (inc. GST), AUD 29.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
The Greatest Hockey Stories Ever Told is an anthology of classic tales from the locker room, behind the benches, in the buses, and of course, on the ice itself. You'll hear Mike Richter talk about seeing the ice, tag along with Peter Gzowski as he tries to decode the magic that was Wayne Gretzky, follow...

The Essential Films of Ingrid Bergman

Santas, Constantine. Wilson, James M.
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(2018)  | 9781442212145 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 26/2/2018
AUD 64.95 (inc. GST), AUD 59.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
Ingrid Bergman was not only an incomparable beauty but one of the finest actresses of cinema’s Golden Age. She made her start in modest productions in Sweden before Hollywood beckoned and soon became one of filmdom’s brightest stars. She appeared in many acclaimed films including as Casablanca, For...

Machine Design Elements and Assemblies

Spektor, Michael.
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(2018)  | 9780831136192 | Industrial Press Inc | hbk. | book | 500pp | Availability last checked: 24/7/2018
AUD 151.95 (inc. GST), AUD 138.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
The course of Machine Elements or Machine Design is one of the most fundamental that students take. It focuses on single components of machines in isolation, but does not frame them in the context of broader assemblies. Existing textbooks used for these courses likewise give very little attention...

The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics

Coffino, Michael J.
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(2018)  | 9781538118672 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 6/8/2018
AUD 47.95 (inc. GST), AUD 43.59 (ex. GST),
High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael J. Coffino showcases how high school athletics have a positive influence on the student...

The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History

Lohn, John.
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(2018)  | 9781538113820 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 17/8/2018
AUD 60.95 (inc. GST), AUD 55.41 (ex. GST),
In The 100 Greatest Swimmers in History, John Lohn profiles some of the biggest names the sport has ever seen, from Mark Spitz and Tracy Caulkins to Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. Each swimmer is ranked based on achievements such as Olympic medals, world and European championships, and world records....

100 Greatest Film Scores

Lawson, Matt. MacDonald, Laurence.
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(2018)  | 9781538103678 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 80.95 (inc. GST), AUD 73.59 (ex. GST),
The background music on a film can make or break the audience experience:imagine the shower scene in Psycho without shrieking violins or the dreadednotes that portend the shark’s attack in Jaws! Musical accompaniment helpscreate atmosphere for the viewer, from subtle undertones to compositions thatheighten...

Born on the Links: A Concise History of Golf

Williamson, John.
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(2018)  | 9781538114520 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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Golf has been around for over 600 years, its origins tracing back to the links in Scotland in the fifteenth century. Since then, the game has spread worldwide, with millions of fans and players from all walks of life.Born on the Links: A Concise History of Golf encompasses the entire history of this...

The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics

Coffino, Michael J.
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(2018)  | 9781538108062 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 101.95 (inc. GST), AUD 92.68 (ex. GST),
High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael J. Coffino showcases how high school athletics have a positive influence on the student...

Rhythm, Play and Interaction Design

Costello, Brigid.
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(2018)  | 9783319678481 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 190pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 196.95 (inc. GST), AUD 179.05 (ex. GST),
   

A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist

Maclagan, Susan J.
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(2018)  | 9781538106655 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 169.95 (inc. GST), AUD 154.50 (ex. GST),
The second edition of Susan J. Maclagan’s A Dictionary for the Modern Flutist presents clear and concise definitions of more than 1,600 common flute-related terms that a player of the Boehm-system or Baroque flute may encounter. Fully illustrated with more than 100 images, the entries describe flute...

The 1988 Dodgers: Reliving the Championship Season

Wee, K. P.
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(2018)  | 9781538113080 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 60.95 (inc. GST), AUD 55.41 (ex. GST),
When most baseball fans think back to the 1988 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics, they probably remember Kirk Gibson’s dramatic home run off Dennis Eckersley, Orel Hershiser’s shutout streak and dominant postseason pitching that got them there, or perhaps the fact that...

Songs of Social Protest: International Perspectives

Power, Haynes Dillane. , Devereux, Eoin. Dillane, Aileen. Haynes, Amanda. Power, Martin J.
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(2018)  | 9781786601254 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 682pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2018
AUD 379.95 (inc. GST), AUD 345.41 (ex. GST),
Songs of Social Protest is a comprehensive, cutting-edge companion guide to music and social protest globally. Bringing together established and emerging scholars from a range of fields, it explores a wide range of examples of, and contexts for, songs and their performance that have been deployed as...

Remembering the Greatest Coaches and Games of the NFL Glory Years: An Inside Look at the Golden Age of Football

Stewart, Wayne.
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(2018)  | 9781538101582 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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The NFL in the 1950s and 1960s was full of iconic players and legendary coaches. Future Hall of Famers battled it out on the gridiron and roamed the sidelines, making for incredible games and memorable moments.In Remembering the Greatest Coaches and Games of the NFL Glory Years: An Inside Look at the...

The Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education

Carpenter, II B. Stephen. Gaztambide-Fernández, Rubén. Kraehe, Amelia M.
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(2018)  | 9783319652559 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 405.95 (inc. GST), AUD 369.05 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1. The Arts as White PropertyChapter 2. Histories of Race and Racism in the Arts in Education: Colonialisms, Subjectivities, and Cultural ResistancesChapter 3. White Subjectivities, the Arts, and Power in Colonial Canada: Classical Music as White PropertyChapter 4. Representations of Whiteness...

Experiencing Herbie Hancock: A Listener's Companion

Wendell, Eric.
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(2018)  | 9781442258372 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The musical output of jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock has toppled genre boundaries and influenced generations of musicians. A child prodigy who worked his way up through classical tradition, found a home for his insatiable creativity in jazz, and went on to influence musicians across numerous...

Suspended License: Censorship and the Visual Arts

Childs, Elizabeth C.
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(2018)  | 9780295997445 | University of Washington Press | hbk. | book | 413pp | Availability last checked: 19/7/2018
AUD 128.95 (inc. GST), AUD 117.23 (ex. GST),
Suspended License offers a wide-ranging approach to censorship of the visual arts over recent centuries and in a variety of cultural contexts, seeking to elucidate the range of political, social, and artistic circumstances in which censorship has occurred. Using examples from 16th-century Germany and...

Buildings and landmarks of 20th- and 21st-century america : american society revealed.

Greene, Elizabeth B. Salo, Edward. Greene, Elizabeth.
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(2018)  | 9781440839924 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 188pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 170.95 (inc. GST), AUD 155.41 (ex. GST),
During the 20th and 21st centuries, the United States became the dominant world power. The tumultuous progression of our nation to global leader can be seen in the social, cultural, and political history of the United States over the last century, and the country's evolution is also reflected in major...

Hiking New Mexico: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Parent, Laurence.
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(2018)  | 9781493031092 | Falcon Guides | pbk. | 4th ed.,  | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 41.95 (inc. GST), AUD 38.14 (ex. GST),
New Mexico is famous for its high mountains, Indian ruins, sand dunes, and stark deserts. Hikes in the state offer everything from lush alpine lakes in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to rugged wilderness canyons in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. This revised edition of Hiking New Mexico gives you the...

Cello Secrets: Over 100 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Cellist

Hodges, Brian Nardolillo, Jo
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(2018)  | 9781538102862 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 64.95 (inc. GST), AUD 59.05 (ex. GST),
Cello Secrets explains over 100 of the most helpful insider tricks cellists use to master the instrument. With each technique carefully explained and illustrated, the book serves as an accessible textbook for all advanced cello players, from talented teenagers to college students, to conservatory pre-professionals....

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...

Experiencing Progressive Rock: A Listener's Companion

BURNS, Robert. Burns, Robert G. H. Bos-Nehles, Anna. Nath, Sahu Tarak. Jessel, Christopher. Marina, Olya. Nicholls, David. Smith, Graham. Staunton, Suzanne. Allen, Cyrus. Denham, Jack. Grabman, Genevieve M. Lim, Seongbae. , Ewick, Patricia. Grayman, Jesse Hession. Sanchez, Mabel. Sarat, Austin. Thomas, Dania. Vadi, Maaja. Wheeler, Anthony R. Yolbulan, Okan Elif. F. Cartwright, Juliana. Aguilera, Ruth V. Andrades, Lidia. Arar, Khalid. Crookes, Adrian. Demos, Vasilikie. Drew, Joseph. Fang, Christina. Gilmarti, Mattia J. Hoskinson, Sherry. Kinoti, Meru Abel. Kleinman, Gary. Lytras, Miltiades D. Pearlstein, Toby. Sacher, William. Shani, Abraham B. (Rami). Storberg-Walker, Julia. Tsuria, Ruth. Wingfield, Adia Harvey.
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(2018)  | 9781442266025 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 67.95 (inc. GST), AUD 61.77 (ex. GST),
In Experiencing Progressive Rock: A Listener's Companion, Robert G. H. Burnsbrings together the many strands that define the "prog rock" movement of thelate 1960s and early 1970s to chart the evolution of this remarkable rocktradition over the decades. Originating in the 1960s with acts like Yes, PinkFloyd,...

Heart and soul : critical essays opb.

Power, Dillane Devere. Devereux, Eoin. Dillane, Aileen.
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(2018)  | 9781786603357 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Led by the iconic Ian Curtis, Joy Division remains one of the most influential bands to emerge in the British Post-Punk Scene. In spite of Joy Division's relatively short existence, their unique sound and distinct iconography have had a lasting impact on music fans and performers alike. This book disassembles...

Heart and Soul: Critical Essays On Joy Division

Power, Dillane Devere. Devereux, Eoin. Dillane, Aileen.
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(2018)  | 9781786603340 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 294.95 (inc. GST), AUD 268.14 (ex. GST),
Led by the iconic Ian Curtis, Joy Division remains one of the most influential bands to emerge in the British Post-Punk Scene. In spite of Joy Division’s relatively short existence, their unique sound and distinct iconography have had a lasting impact on music fans and performers alike. This book disassembles...

Sports and K-12 Education: Insights for Teachers, Coaches, and School Leaders

Benedetti, Christopher. Renga, Ian Parker.
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(2018)  | 9781475841435 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Much of the landscape of K-12 education is infused with sports. In the United States and the United Kingdom, nearly half of school-aged children play some form of organized sport. The impact of athletics on schools is enormous when informal athletic activity and the ubiquity of sports merchandise are...

Applying Model Cornerstone Assessments in K–12 Music: A Research-Supported Approach

Burrack, Frederick. Parkes, Kelly A.
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(2018)  | 9781475837384 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 96.95 (inc. GST), AUD 88.14 (ex. GST),
Model Cornerstone Assessments (MCAs), that were developed for the National Core Arts Standards in Music, are curriculum-embedded measures designed for music students to apply relevant knowledge and skills while demonstrating learning in the standards that define the artistic processes. They are meant...

Sports and K-12 Education: Insights for Teachers, Coaches, and School Leaders

Benedetti, Christopher. Renga, Ian Parker.
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(2018)  | 9781475841398 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 121.95 (inc. GST), AUD 110.86 (ex. GST),
Much of the landscape of K-12 education is infused with sports. In the United States and the United Kingdom, nearly half of school-aged children play some form of organized sport. The impact of athletics on schools is enormous when informal athletic activity and the ubiquity of sports merchandise are...

Applying Model Cornerstone Assessments in K–12 Music: A Research-Supported Approach

Burrack, Frederick. Parkes, Kelly A.
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(2018)  | 9781475837391 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
Model Cornerstone Assessments (MCAs), that were developed for the National Core Arts Standards in Music, are curriculum-embedded measures designed for music students to apply relevant knowledge and skills while demonstrating learning in the standards that define the artistic processes. They are meant...

Creating the Revolutionary Artist: Entrepreneurship for the 21st-Century Musician

Rabideau, Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781538109922 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 194pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (ex. GST),
As traditional music career paths become increasingly scarce, 21st-century musicians must reach out to new and diverse audiences to ensure career success and sustainability. Many universities and conservatories now offer entrepreneurship courses for their students, but musicians already in the working...

978-1-5381-0544-3: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics

Friedlander, Claudia.
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(2018)  | 9781538105436 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 178pp | Availability last checked: 2/7/2018
AUD 144.95 (inc. GST), AUD 131.77 (ex. GST),
Complete Vocal Fitness: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics is a primer on sport-specific training for vocal athletes. Elite athletes apply cutting-edge research in movement and physiology to customize fitness regimens that ensure peak performance. The principles of sports...

Creating the Revolutionary Artist: Entrepreneurship for the 21st-Century Musician

Rabideau, Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781538109915 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 194pp
AUD 128.95 (inc. GST), AUD 117.23 (ex. GST),
As traditional music career paths become increasingly scarce, 21st-century musicians must reach out to new and diverse audiences to ensure career success and sustainability. Many universities and conservatories now offer entrepreneurship courses for their students, but musicians already in the working...

Complete Vocal Fitness: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics

Friedlander, Claudia.
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(2018)  | 9781538105443 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 178pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 64.95 (inc. GST), AUD 59.05 (ex. GST),
Complete Vocal Fitness: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics is a primer on sport-specific training for vocal athletes. Elite athletes apply cutting-edge research in movement and physiology to customize fitness regimens that ensure peak performance. The principles of sports...

 

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