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  1. Claiming Wagner for France

    Claiming Wagner for France: Music and Politics in the Parisian Press, 1933-1944 [Hardback]

    Rachel Orzech(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781580469708
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 181
    Richard Wagner was a polarizing figure in France from the time that he first entered French musical life in the mid nineteenth century. Critics employed him to symbolize everything from democratic revolution to authoritarian antisemitism. During p... .... Learn More
  2. A Description of Moldavia

    A Description of Moldavia [Hardback]

    Dimitrie Cantemir(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110254
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Written by one of the country’s most renowned rulers, A Description of Moldavia provides unique insight into the geography, history, economy, ethnography, culture, and traditions of the principality. Born to a noble family, the author... .... Learn More
  3. Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-1583

    Proceedings of the Privy Council of Queen Elizabeth I, 1582-1583: Three Volume Set [Hardback]

    David Crankshaw(Editor); David J Crankshaw(Editor)

    $430.00

    ISBN: 9781843836537
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Proceedings of the Privy Council of Elizabeth I
    By 1540, the Privy Council had been established as the Crown's principal policy-making and executive arm. Under the later Tudors, it governed England on the sovereign's behalf, functioning as an elite corporate board, and imbued with a sense of co... .... Learn More
  4. Coming Out

    Coming Out [Paperback]

    Kyle Frackman(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781640140899
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Camden House German Film Classics
    Volume: 9
    It took forty years for East Germany's state-run studios, DEFA, to produce a feature film about homosexuality: Coming Out. The film's story seems radically ordinary today: a young teacher, Philipp, is gay but cannot accept the truth about h... .... Learn More
  5. The Cat Has Nine Lives

    The Cat Has Nine Lives [Paperback]

    Hester Baer(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781640140998
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Camden House German Film Classics
    Volume: 10
    Acclaimed as postwar Germany's first feminist film, Ula Stöckl's The Cat Has Nine Lives disappeared from view shortly after its 1968 premiere when its distributor went bankrupt. Although it laid the groundwork for the flourishing femin... .... Learn More
  6. Beyond Fingal's Cave

    Beyond Fingal's Cave: Ossian in the Musical Imagination [Paperback]

    James Porter(Author)

    $45.00

    ISBN: 9781648250347
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 158
    Beyond Fingal's Cave: Ossian in the Musical Imagination is the first study in English of musical compositions inspired by the poems published in the 1760s and attributed to a purported ancient Scottish bard named Ossian. From around 1780 on... .... Learn More
  7. Emma and Claude Debussy

    Emma and Claude Debussy: The Biography of a Relationship [Hardback]

    Gillian Opstad(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781783276585
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The singer Emma Bardac (1862-1934) has often been presented as a woman who ensnared Claude Debussy (1862-1918) because she wanted to be associated with his fame and to live a life of luxury. Indeed, in many biographies and composer-related studies... .... Learn More
  8. Berlioz in Time

    Berlioz in Time: From Early Recognition to Lasting Renown [Paperback]

    Peter Bloom(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250200
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: 183
    Written for both music lovers and scholars, these essays probe some of Berlioz's major works, including the Symphonie fantastique (the period of whose genesis is newly explored), Les Nuits d'été (whose origins are newly... .... Learn More
  9. Exhibitions, Music and the British Empire

    Exhibitions, Music and the British Empire [Hardback]

    Sarah Kirby(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783276738
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Music in Britain, 1600-2000
    Volume: 30
    International exhibitions were among the most significant cultural phenomena of the late nineteenth century. These vast events aimed to illustrate, through displays of physical objects, the full spectrum of the world's achievements, from industry ... .... Learn More
  10. Museums, Heritage, and Digital Curation

    Museums, Heritage, and Digital Curation: Theory and practice at the Allard Pierson [Paperback]

    Prof. Dr. Wim Hupperetz(Author)

    Regular Price: $45.00

    Special Price: $40.00

    ISBN: 9789464260748
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Heritage institutions face major changes in the areas of digitization, narrative, inclusivity, and participation. In this groundbreaking book Wim Hupperetz, an expert in the field of museums, heritage, and digital curation, reflects on the challen... .... Learn More

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