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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding History

    International Review of History Education 4

    Edited by Ros Ashby, Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Lee

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    What sense do children and young people make of history? How do they cope with competing historical accounts in textbooks? How do they think historical or archaeological claims are supported or rejected? And whatever students think about history, how do their teachers see history...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A History of Popular Culture

    More of Everything, Faster and Brighter, 2nd Edition

    By Raymond F. Betts, Lyz Bly

    This lively and informative survey provides a thematic global history of popular culture focusing on the period since the end of the Second World War. A History of Popular Culture explores the rapid diffusion and 'hybridization' of popular culture as the result of three conditions of the world...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Twentieth Century Music and the Question of Modernity

    By Eduardo de la Fuente

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the first decade of the twentieth-century, many composers rejected the principles of tonality and regular beat. This signaled a dramatic challenge to the rationalist and linear conceptions of music that had existed in the West since the Renaissance. The ‘break with tonality’, Neo-Classicism,...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Sound Studies Reader

    Edited by Jonathan Sterne

    The Sound Studies Reader blends recent work that self-consciously describes itself as ‘sound studies’ along with earlier and lesser-known scholarship on sound from across the humanities and social sciences. The Sound Studies Reader touches on key themes like noise and silence; architecture,...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Popular Music

    Culture, Authenticity and Power

    By Carolyn Stevens

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Japanese popular culture has been steadily increasing in visibility both in Asia and beyond in recent years. This book examines Japanese popular music, exploring its historical development, technology, business and production aspects, audiences, and language and culture. Based both on extensive...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Sound Media

    From Live Journalism to Music Recording

    By Lars Nyre

    Sound Media considers how music recording, radio broadcasting and muzak influence people's daily lives and introduces the many and varied creative techniques that have developed in music and journalism throughout the twentieth century. Lars Nyre starts with the contemporary cultures of sound media,...

    Published June 29th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Musical Visitors to Britain

    By Peter Gordon

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    Britain has attracted many musical visitors to its shores. A varied and often eccentric collection of individuals, some were invited by royalty with musical tastes, some were refugees from religious or political oppression, some were spies, and others came to escape debt or even charges of murder....

    Published September 11th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Perspectives on American Music, 1900-1950

    Edited by Michael Saffle

    Series: Essays in American Music

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 31st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Perspectives on American Music since 1950

    Edited by James R. Heintze

    Series: Essays in American Music

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 31st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Music of the New American Nation

    Sacred Music from 1780 to 1820

    By Karl Kroeger

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 31st 1999 by Routledge