Forthcoming Books (43)

Academic Integrity: A Call to Research and Action - cover image

    Academic Integrity: A Call to Research and Action

    • Michelle Bergadaà
    • Paulo Peixoto
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      After the Miners’ Strike: A39 and Cornish Political Theatre versus Thatcher’s Britain

      • Paul Farmer
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      In this rich memoir, the first of two volumes, Paul Farmer traces the story of A39, the Cornish political theatre group he co-founded and ran from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s. Farmer offers a unique insight into A39’s creation, operation, and artistic practice during a period of convulsive political and social change.
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      Biologie de la conservation en Afrique subsaharienne: 2ème édition - cover image
      • Environmental Studies
      • Textbooks and Learning Guides

      Biologie de la conservation en Afrique subsaharienne: 2ème édition

      • John W. Wilson
      • Richard B. Primack
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      Ce livre, publié par Open Book Publishers, est disponible gratuitement au format PDF. La décision des auteurs de rendre ce livre en libre accès est remarquable, d’autant plus que cela permet d’attribuer à l’ouvrage une importance majeure dans le domaine de la conservation et de la biodiversité en Afrique et par les africains. Je recommande ce manuel aux étudiants africains, au personnel chargé de la conservation, aux responsables politiques et à toute personne intéressée par la conservation de la nature. La distribution gratuite assure un large lectorat parmi les universitaires, chercheurs et autres professionnels africains de l'environnement. Ce volume offre une rare opportunité d'accès à la recherche sur la biodiversité en Afrique, et les informations fournies peuvent être utilisées non seulement pour améliorer la collaboration intra-africaine en matière de recherche mais également pour renforcer les capacités locales et régionales en matière de recherche sur le continent. Cet ouvrage est actuellement la publication la plus complète sur la conservation en Afrique. Il constitue un point de référence pour les spécialistes de l'environnement, les biologistes de la faune et vie sauvage, les conservateurs et les responsables politiques qui travaillent sur l'environnement ainsi que sur la faune et vie sauvage en Afrique ; il est appelé à devenir un classique.
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      Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa: 2nd Edition - cover image
      • Environmental Studies
      • Textbooks and Learning Guides

      Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa: 2nd Edition

      • John W. Wilson
      • Richard B. Primack
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        Diachronic Variation in the Omani Arabic Vernacular of al-ʿAwābī: Carl Reinhardt (1894) to the Present Day

        • Roberta Morano
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        In this monograph, Roberta Morano re-examines one of the foundational works of the Omani Arabic dialectology field, Carl Reinhardt’s Ein arabischer Dialekt gesprochen in ‘Oman und Zanzibar (1894). This German-authored work was prolific in shaping our knowledge of Omani Arabic during the twentieth century, until the 1980s when more recent linguistic studies on the Arabic varieties spoken in Oman began to appear.
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          Engaging with Everyday Sounds

          • Marcel Cobussen
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          'Engaging With Everyday Sounds' is a rich and inspiring exploration of the role of sounds in everyday life, including their impact on human actions, emotions, and imagination. Marcel Cobussen intertwines sonic studies with philosophy, sound art, sociology and more to create an impressively lucid and innovative guide to sonic materialism, calling for a re-sensitization to our acoustic environment and arguing that everyday sounds have (micro)political, social, and ethical impact to which we should attend.
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          ‘Fragile States’ in an Unequal World: The Role of the g7+ in International Diplomacy and Development Cooperation - cover image

            ‘Fragile States’ in an Unequal World: The Role of the g7+ in International Diplomacy and Development Cooperation

            • Isabel Rocha de Siqueira
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            This is a book about people. ‘Fragile States’ in an Unequal World: The Role of the g7+ in International Diplomacy and Development Cooperation introduces the members of the g7+, a group formed by 20 conflict-affected states: why they came to believe in politics and policy; how they feel about their work, their family and their communities; and what they want to leave behind for the next generations It is the story of their personal and collective values, their mistakes, and the challenges they faced, and it will resonate with anyone who has tried to organize and work with a group of very different people.
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              Genetic Inroads into the Art of James Joyce

              • Hans-Walter Gabler
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                Greening Europe: 2022 European Public Investment Outlook

                • Floriana Cerniglia
                • Francesco Saraceno
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                  Hexapla Hebrew

                  • Benjamin Kantor
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                    Human Evolutionary Demography

                    • Oskar Burger
                    • Ron Lee
                    • Rebecca Sear
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                    Il 'Gabinetto Armonico' di Filippo Bonanni - cover image

                      Il 'Gabinetto Armonico' di Filippo Bonanni

                      • Cristina Ghirardini
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                      Nel saggio Il 'Gabinetto Armonico' di Filippo Bonanni, l'organologa ed etnomusicologa italiana Cristina Ghirardini offre una visione senza pari della metodologia di Bonanni. L’idea di fondo dell’autrice, secondo cui il trattato ci consente di storicizzare l'approccio della critica occidentale alla descrizione degli strumenti musicali, e più specificamente della musica dell'"Altro", è supportata dal suo attento esame delle fonti di Bonanni, che rivela una rete di conoscenze sugli strumenti musicali consolidatasi quasi due secoli prima della nascita della moderna organologia.
                      Introduction to Systems Biology: Handout for Flipped-classroom Teaching - cover image

                        Introduction to Systems Biology: Handout for Flipped-classroom Teaching

                        • Thomas Sauter
                        • Marco Albrecht
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                        This book is an introduction to the language of systems biology, which is spoken among many disciplines, from biology to engineering. Authors Thomas Sauter and Marco Albrecht draw on a multidisciplinary background and evidence-based learning to facilitate the understanding of biochemical networks, metabolic modeling and system dynamics.
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                          Landscapes of Investigation: Contributions to Critical Mathematics Education

                          • Miriam Godoy Penteado
                          • Ole Skovsmose
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                          Creating landscapes of investigation is a primary concern of critical mathematics education. It enables us to organise educational processes so that students and teachers are able to get involved in explorations guided by dialogical interactions. It attempts to address explicit or implicit forms of social injustice by means of mathematics, and also to promote a critical conception of mathematics, challenging the assumption that the subject represents objectivity and neutrality. Landscapes of Investigation provides many illustrations of how this can be done in primary, secondary, and university education. It also illustrates how exploring landscapes of investigation can contribute to mathematics teacher education programmes.
                          Life, Re-Scaled: The Biological Imagination in Twenty-First-Century Literature and Performance - cover image

                            Life, Re-Scaled: The Biological Imagination in Twenty-First-Century Literature and Performance

                            • Liliane Campos
                            • Pierre-Louis Patoine
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                            This edited volume explores new engagements with the life sciences in contemporary fiction, poetry, comics and performance. The gathered case studies investigate how recent creative work reframes the human within microscopic or macroscopic scales, from cellular biology to systems ecology, and engages with the ethical, philosophical, and political issues raised by the twenty-first century’s shifting views of life. The collection thus examines literature and performance as spaces that shape our contemporary biological imagination.
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                              Music and Dances of Central Nepal: Subi Shah’s Works on Pangdure (Maruni) Performance

                              • Anna Marie Stirr
                              • Hikmat Khadka
                              • Lochan Rijal
                              • Mason Brown
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                                Music in Evolution and Evolution in Music

                                • Steven Jan
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                                Music in Evolution and Evolution in Music by Steven Jan is a comprehensive account of the relationships between evolutionary theory and music. Examining the ‘evolutionary algorithm’ that drives biological and musical-cultural evolution, the book provides a distinctive commentary on how musicality and music can shed light on our understanding of Darwin’s famous theory -- and vice-versa.
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                                  Play in a COVID Frame: Everyday Pandemic Creativity in a Time of Isolation

                                  • Anna Beresin
                                  • Julia Bishop
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                                  During the international coronavirus lockdowns of 2020-2021, millions of children, youth, and adults found their usual play areas out of bounds and their friends out of reach. How did the pandemic restrict everyday play and how did the pandemic offer new spaces and new content? This unique collection of essays documents the ways in which communities around the world harnessed play within the limiting frame of COVID-19.
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                                    Prismatic Jane Eyre: Close-Reading a World Novel Across Languages

                                    • Matthew Reynolds
                                    • Andrés Claro
                                    • Annmarie Drury
                                    • Mary Frank
                                    • Paola Gaudio
                                    • Rebecca Ruth Gould
                                    • Jernej Habjan
                                    • Yunte Huang
                                    • Eugenia Kelbert
                                    • Ulrich Timme Kragh
                                    • Abhishek Jain
                                    • Ida Klitgård
                                    • Léa Köves
                                    • Madli Kütt
                                    • Ana Teresa Marques dos Santos
                                    • Cláudia Pazos-Alonso
                                    • Eleni Philippou
                                    • Yousif M. Qasmiyeh
                                    • Céline Sabiron
                                    • Kayvan Tahmasebian
                                    • Giovanni Pietro Vitali
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                                    Rāgs Around the Clock: A Handbook for North Indian Classical Music, with Online Recordings in the Khayāl Style - cover image

                                      Rāgs Around the Clock: A Handbook for North Indian Classical Music, with Online Recordings in the Khayāl Style

                                      • David Clarke
                                      • Vijay Rajput
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                                      Rāgs Around the Clock is a rich and vibrant compendium for the discovery and study of North Indian classical music. The theory and practice of rāg are explored through two interlinked resources: a handbook of short essays and analyses offering technical, historical, cultural and aesthetic perspectives; and two online albums – Rāg samay cakra and Twilight Rāgs from North India – featuring khayāl singer Vijay Rajput and accompanists.
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                                      Shépa: The Tibetan Oral Tradition in Choné - cover image

                                        Shépa: The Tibetan Oral Tradition in Choné

                                        • Bendi Tso
                                        • Marnyi Gyatso
                                        • Naljor Tsering
                                        • Mark Turin
                                        • Members of the Choné Tibetan Community
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                                        Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children - cover image

                                          Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children

                                          • Philip Graham
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                                          This revised and expanded edition of Susan Isaacs: A Life Freeing the Minds of Children by Philip Graham, provides a comprehensive biography of a highly influential educationist and psychoanalyst. The book covers Isaacs’ childhood through to the end of her life, making it of great interest to historians of British education and of psychoanalysis as well as to practicing early years teachers and psychoanalysts.
                                          The Anthropology of Transformation: From Europe to Asia and Back - cover image

                                            The Anthropology of Transformation: From Europe to Asia and Back

                                            • Juraj Buzalka
                                            • Agnieszka Pasieka
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                                            This collection of essays is the result of the joint efforts of colleagues and students of the leading social anthropology and post-socialism theorist, Professor Chris Hann. With the thirtieth anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 2019 as their catalyst, the authors reflect upon Chris Hann’s lifelong fieldwork in the discipline, spanning regions as diverse as East Central Europe, Turkey, and the Chinese north-west.
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                                              The Bible in the Bowls: A Catalogue of Biblical Quotations in Published Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Magic Bowls

                                              • Daniel James Waller
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                                              The Bible in the Bowls represents a complete catalogue of Hebrew Bible quotations found in the published corpus of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic magic bowls. As our only direct epigraphic witnesses to the Hebrew Bible from late antique Babylonia, the bowls are uniquely placed to contribute to research on the (oral) transmission of the biblical text in late antiquity; the pre-Masoretic Babylonian vocalisation tradition; the formation of the liturgy and the early development of the Jewish prayer book; the social locations of biblical knowledge in late antique Babylonia and socio-religious typologies of the bowls; and the dynamics of scriptural citation in ancient Jewish magic.
                                              The Diaries of Anthony Hewitson, Provincial Journalist, vol. 1: 1865–1887 - cover image
                                              • Media Studies and Journalism
                                              • Biography

                                              The Diaries of Anthony Hewitson, Provincial Journalist, vol. 1: 1865–1887

                                              • Andrew Hobbs
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                                              Anthony Hewitson was a typical Victorian journalist, working in one of the largest sectors of the periodical press, provincial newspapers. His diaries, written between 1862 and 1912, lift the veil of anonymity hiding the people, processes and networks involved in the creation of Victorian newspapers. Andrew Hobbs’s introduction and footnotes provide background and analysis of these valuable documents. This full scholarly edition offers a wealth of new information about reporting, freelancing, sub-editing, newspaper ownership and publishing, and illuminates aspects of Victorian periodicals and culture extending far beyond provincial newspapers.
                                              The Diaries of Anthony Hewitson, Provincial Journalist, vol. 2: 1891–1912 - cover image

                                                The Diaries of Anthony Hewitson, Provincial Journalist, vol. 2: 1891–1912

                                                • Andrew Hobbs
                                                FORTHCOMING
                                                Andrew Hobbs’s introduction and footnotes provide background and analysis of these valuable documents. This full scholarly edition offers a wealth of new information about reporting, freelancing, sub-editing, newspaper ownership and publishing, and illuminates aspects of Victorian periodicals and culture extending far beyond provincial newspapers.
                                                The European Experience: A Multi-Perspective History of Modern Europe, 1500–2000 - cover image

                                                  The European Experience: A Multi-Perspective History of Modern Europe, 1500–2000

                                                  • Jan Hansen
                                                  • Jochen Hung
                                                  • Jaroslav Ira
                                                  • Judit Klement
                                                  • Sylvain Lesage
                                                  • Juan Luis Simal
                                                  • Andrew Tompkins
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                                                    The Nordic Minuet: Royal Fashion and Peasant Tradition

                                                    • Egil Bakka
                                                    • Anne Fiksvik
                                                    • Petri Hoppu
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                                                    The Official Qurʾān Translation in Indonesia: The History and Politics of Al-Qur’an dan Terjemahnya - cover image

                                                      The Official Qurʾān Translation in Indonesia: The History and Politics of Al-Qur’an dan Terjemahnya

                                                      • Fadhli Lukman
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                                                      This book studies the political and institutional project of Al-Qur’an dan Terjemahnya, the official translation of the Qurʾān into Indonesian by the Indonesian government. It investigates how the translation was produced and presented, and how it is read, as well as considering the implications of the state’s involvement in such a work.
                                                      The Poetic Edda: A Dual-Language Edition - cover image

                                                        The Poetic Edda: A Dual-Language Edition

                                                        • Edward Pettit
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                                                        This book is an edition and translation of one of the most important and celebrated sources of Old Norse-Icelandic mythology and heroic legend, namely the medieval poems now known collectively as the Elder Edda or Poetic Edda.
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                                                          The Present State of Music in France and Italy

                                                          • Robert Fraser
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                                                          Robert Fraser follows in the footsteps of the eighteenth-century musicologist Charles Burney (1726-1814) as he travelled across France, Switzerland and Italy in 1770 reporting on the European musical scene.
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                                                          Transforming Conservation: A Practical Guide to Evidence and Decision Making - cover image
                                                          Two Priors and a Princess: St Frideswide in Twelfth-Century Oxford - cover image

                                                            Two Priors and a Princess: St Frideswide in Twelfth-Century Oxford

                                                            • Andrew Dunning
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                                                            Two Priors and a Princess presents a fresh assessment of the manuscript evidence with translations that are easily accessible to non-specialists. It is essential reading for students and scholars of medieval literature, as well as social and religious historians. It will be of particular value to readers interested in medical explanations and mental health in the Middle Ages; in the probative functions and stylistic development of the genres of hagiography and miracle collections; and in the function and definition of the ‘supernatural’ in medieval England.
                                                            William Rimmer: Champion of Imagination in American Art - cover image
                                                            • Visual Arts

                                                            William Rimmer: Champion of Imagination in American Art

                                                            • Dorinda Evans
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                                                            William Rimmer (1816–1879) is arguably the first modernist American sculptor, although his inventive originality has not been fully acknowledged. Rimmer cultivated an art of ideas and personal expression whilst supporting himself as a physician and, later, as a teacher of art anatomy at the Cooper Union School of Design for Women in New York.
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                                                              Women and Migration(s) II

                                                              • Kalia Brooks
                                                              • Cheryl Finley
                                                              • Ellyn Toscano
                                                              • Deborah Willis
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                                                              Women and Migration(s) II draws together contributions from scholars and artists showcasing the breadth of intersectional experiences of migration, from diaspora to internal displacement. Building on conversations initiated in Women and Migration: Responses in Art and History, this edited volume features a range of written styles, from memoir to artists’ statements to journalistic and critical essays. The collection shows how women’s experiences of migration have been articulated through art, film, poetry and even food.