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  1. Truth and Music

    Truth and Music: The Complete Writings from Music and Musicians, 1957-85 [Hardback]

    Hans Keller(Author); Mark Doran(Author); Mark Doran(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780907689805
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: 10
    Hans Keller - born in Vienna in 1919 and a Jewish refugee from Nazism - became the most influential writer on music in Britain after George Bernard Shaw. His writings were always concerned with a search for the truth - 'the truthabout music, and t... .... Learn More
  2. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  3. Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean

    Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Author)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789259018
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 7
    Writing does not begin and end with the encoding of an idea into a group of symbols. It is practiced by people who have learnt its principles and acquired the tools and skills for doing it, in a particular context that affects what they do and how... .... Learn More
  4. Sacred Nature

    Sacred Nature: Animism and Materiality in Ancient Religions [Hardback]

    Nicola Laneri(Editor); Anna Perdibon(Editor)

    Regular Price: $95.00

    Special Price: $71.00

    ISBN: 9781789259179
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Material Religion in Atiquity
    Volume: 2
    Sacred Nature: Animism and Materiality in Ancient Religions is the second volume of the series Material Religion in Antiquity (MaReA). The book collects the proceedings of the international online workshop carrying the same title organized ... .... Learn More
  5. Art in Early-Modern Law

    Art in Early-Modern Law: Evolving Procedures for Heritage Protection in 15th- to 18th-Century Europe [Paperback]

    Dr Chiara Mannoni(Author); Amedeo Ceresa Genet(Translator)

    Regular Price: $55.00

    Special Price: $50.00

    ISBN: 9789464261318
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    In the early modern centuries, several European states issued pioneering regulations to protect what they thought of as “heritage” – that is, antiquities, monuments, and paintings considered important for their country’s sp... .... Learn More
  6. Art in Early-Modern Law

    Art in Early-Modern Law: Evolving Procedures for Heritage Protection in 15th- to 18th-Century Europe [Hardback]

    Dr Chiara Mannoni(Author); Amedeo Ceresa Genet(Translator)

    Regular Price: $120.00

    Special Price: $115.00

    ISBN: 9789464261325
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    In the early modern centuries, several European states issued pioneering regulations to protect what they thought of as “heritage” – that is, antiquities, monuments, and paintings considered important for their country’s sp... .... Learn More
  7. Come in Spinner

    Come in Spinner: A History of Two-Up and Its Language [Paperback]

    Bruce Moore(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9781922669421
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Two-up, a famous Australian soldiers’ gambling game, has given Australian English many unique words and phrases. The game is significant in Australia’s cultural history. This book is the essential guide to the language and history of t... .... Learn More
  8. Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean

    Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean: Practices and Adaptations [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele(Editor); Philip J. Boyes(Editor)

    Regular Price: $80.00

    Special Price: $60.00

    ISBN: 9781789258509
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 6
    Writing in the ancient Mediterranean existed against a backdrop of very high levels of interaction and contact. In the societies around its shores, writing was a dynamic practice that could serve many purposes – from a tool used by elites to... .... Learn More
  9. Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice

    Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice: New Legal Perspectives on Heritage Protection in the Lesser Antilles [Paperback]

    Dr Amanda Byer(Author)

    Regular Price: $35.00

    Special Price: $30.00

    ISBN: 9789464280395
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Caribbean region faces particular environmental challenges as a result of colonial land use, pressures from tourism and globalization, as well as climate change. No less affected are its heritage resources, which include natural and cultural e... .... Learn More
  10. Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice

    Heritage, Landscape and Spatial Justice: New Legal Perspectives on Heritage Protection in the Lesser Antilles [Hardback]

    Dr Amanda Byer(Author)

    Regular Price: $95.00

    Special Price: $90.00

    ISBN: 9789464280401
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Caribbean region faces particular environmental challenges as a result of colonial land use, pressures from tourism and globalization, as well as climate change. No less affected are its heritage resources, which include natural and cultural e... .... Learn More

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