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Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg

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Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg

Eli Maor

Music; Mathematics; History of mathematics; History of science

Hardback

How music has influenced mathematics, physics, and astronomy from ancient... [more]

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Daniel R. Melamed (Professor of Musicology, Professor of Musicology, Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music)

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Western "classical" music; Sacred & religious music; Christianity; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

Hardback

This book encourages eighteenth-century ways of listening to J. S. Bach's Mass in B Minor and Christmas Oratorio. It explores... [more]

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Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will

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Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will

Simon Callow

Music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Biography: general

Paperback

The perfect introduction to the Master. [more]

$24.99

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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England

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The Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England...

Jenifer Roberts

Ballet; Biography: arts & entertainment; History; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The story of a French ballerina who became richer than the Queen. Jenifer Roberts unearths this fascinating story of sex,... [more]

$29.95

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Platform Papers 54: Young People and the Arts: An agenda for change

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Platform Papers 54: Young People and the Arts: An agenda for change

Sue Giles

Theatre Studies; Drama & performing (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Expectations around theatre for young people are too prescribed today. Adults have long held views on what works are appropriate... [more]

$16.99

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

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The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues

Scottee

Theatre Studies; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

The first collection of its kind, The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues chronicles over one hundred years of queer and trans... [more]

$26.99

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Who-Ology: The Official Miscellany (Doctor Who)

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Who-Ology: The Official Miscellany (Doctor Who)

Cavan Scott, Mark Wright

Television; Science fiction; Trivia & quiz question books; TV tie-in humour

Paperback

Test your knowledge of the last Time Lord and the worlds he's visited in Who-ology, an unforgettable journey through over... [more]

$32.99

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Martin McDonagh

Film movie scripts & screenplays; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

After months pass without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes pays for three signs challenging the authority... [more]

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Military Science of Star Wars

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Military Science of Star Wars

George Beahm

Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Science fiction; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

George Beahm, a former U.S. Army major, draws on his experience to discuss the military science of the sprawling Star Wars... [more]

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Marvels Avengers: Infinity War Hardcover Ruled Journal

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Marvels Avengers: Infinity War Hardcover Ruled Journal

Insight Editions

Film & movie: styles & genres; Graphic novels; Fiction-related items

Hardback

Assemble your heroic ideas and turn them into actions with this hardcover ruled journal inspired by the Avengers: Infinity... [more]

$35.95

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Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

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Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

Robert Gordon

Music; Rock & Pop music

Hardback

Blues, being the wellspring of all American music for over a century, is always worth studying. Robert does it right. - Keith... [more]

$32.99

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

Drawing & drawings; Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

Hardback

A beautifully produced collection of illustrations by Reinhard Kleist, capturing Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' thirty-year career... [more]

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Star Wars: The Rebel Files

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Star Wars: The Rebel Files

Daniel Wallace

Films, movies & cinema; Science fiction

Hardback

A repository of Alliance intelligence, The Rebel Files weaves together classified documents, intercepted transmissions, and... [more]

$29.99

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Wonderland:Alice on Screen: Alice on Screen

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Wonderland:Alice on Screen: Alice on Screen

Emma Mcrae, Alexandra He

Film, TV & Radio; Film movie guides & reviews

Hardback

Wonderland follows Alice's journey through her many cinematic appearances from 1930's silent Alice in Wonderland to the recent... [more]

$65.00

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Avengers Infinity War: Official Movie Special Collectors Edition

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Avengers Infinity War: Official Movie Special Collectors Edition

Titan

Film & movie: styles & genres; Fiction-related items

Hardback

Avengers: Infinity War The Official Collector's Edition is the perfect companion piece to the blockbuster movie that has earned... [more]

$37.95

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Stairways to Heaven: Rebuilding the British Film Industry

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Stairways to Heaven: Rebuilding the British Film Industry

Geoffrey Macnab

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Cultural studies; Cinema industry

Hardback

Essential guide to the resurrection of British film [more]

$37.99

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Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle Earth

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Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle Earth

Ian Nathan

Individual film directors, film-makers; Fiction-related items

Hardback

The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across... [more]

$39.99

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Sinatra: The Chairman

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Sinatra: The Chairman

James Kaplan

Music; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Just in time for the Chairman's centennial, the endlessly absorbing sequel to James Kaplan's bestselling Frank: The Voice... [more]

$22.99

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Much Ado About Nothing: Arden Performance Editions

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Much Ado About Nothing: Arden Performance Editions

William Shakespeare

Acting techniques; Individual actors & performers; Shakespeare plays

Paperback

Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes... [more]

$15.99

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The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story Behind Their Music

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The Beatles Lyrics: The Unseen Story Behind Their Music

Hunter Davies, The Beatles

Music; Rock & Pop music; Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

Paperback

The first-ever collection of the original handwritten Beatles' lyrics. [more]

$24.99

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A thorough and sophisticated effort to answer an interesting question: How did an indifferently raised, self-flagellating... [more]

$31.95

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

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All That Jazz: The Life and Times of the Musical Chicago

Ethan Mordden (freelance author)

Theatre Studies; Film, TV & Radio; Film & movie: styles & genres; Other performing arts; Musicals

Hardback

Author Ethan Mordden tells the full story of Chicago - a play, a silent film, a talkie remake, a musical, and a movie musical... [more]

$45.95

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Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

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Hitler and Film: The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion

Bill Niven

Films, movies & cinema; History; European history; Second World War; Propaganda

Hardback

An expose of Hitler's relationship with film and his influence on the film industry [more]

$59.99

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Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist

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Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist

Thomas Doherty

Film, TV & Radio; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Marxism & Communism; Cinema industry

Hardback

Thomas Doherty tells the story of the 1947 hearings into alleged Communist subversion in the movie industry. Show Trial is... [more]

$69.99

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First King of Hollywood

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First King of Hollywood

Tracey Goessel

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Film theory & criticism; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The first truly definitive biography of Douglas Fairbanks, the greatest leading man of the silent film era -- [more]

$37.95

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