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Catalog of Copyright Entries

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The Lancashire witches

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This book is the first major study of England's biggest and best-known witch trial which took place in 1612, when ten witches were arraigned and hung in the village of Pendle in Lancashire. The book has equal appeal across the disciplines of both History and English Literature/Renaissance Studies, with essays by the leading experts in both fields. Includes helpful summaries to explain the key points of each essay. Brings the subject up-to-date with a study of modern Wicca and paganism, including present-day Lancashire witches. Quite simply, this is the most comprehensive study of any English witch trial.

Global Percussion Innovations

Author : Louise Devenish
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First emerging in North America and Europe in the late 1920s, contemporary percussion practices have transitioned from the fringes of contemporary music to the forefront over the past 90 years. In the 1960s contemporary percussion practices reached Australian shores and a new generation of artists added their voices to this narrative. The role of Australian activity is not yet embedded in the wider narrative of international contemporary percussion, nor is the significance of developments in contemporary percussion practices fully realised in the context of Australian music history. In this monograph, political, social and cultural influences on this art form will be examined for the first time in a historical survey of contemporary percussion music in Australia over a 50-year period, from 1960 to 2010. The rise of the percussion ensemble in the twentieth century to a standard chamber music ensemble is now recognised as one of the major advances in western art music practice internationally. A focus will be placed on ensemble activity via definitive documentation and analysis of ensembles that are amongst the most pioneering and longest established of Australian contemporary music organisations, including the Australian Percussion Ensemble, Synergy Percussion, Adelaide Percussions, Nova Ensemble, Tetrafide Percussion, Taikoz, Clocked Out and Speak Percussion amongst others. Closing with a discussion of influences and identity, this historical narrative will expand our understanding of the impact of Australian contributions to the international contemporary music scene while simultaneously examining how developments in contemporary percussion have contributed to Australia’s cultural identity.

The Topographer and Genealogist

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Author : Gerry Durnell
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"'A CELEBRATION OF AUTOMOTIVE ART' by Gerry Drunell: The Automotive Fine Arts Society and Automobile Quarterly have published the best automotive art book that's ever crossed my desk. Published to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the AFAS annual art exhibition at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Gerry Durnell and the staff of AQ spent eight months assembling and designing 'A Celebration of Automotive Art'. The result is a masterpiece that will become one of the most treasured books in your collection. You'll find yourself carefully removing this 316 page epic from its sturdy slipcase on a regular basis to treat yourself to some of the most beautiful images of classic and racing cars ever produced. Profiles of all 29 active artists of the AFAS are followed by a portfolio of their best work. Artists such as Bill Neale, Jay Koka, Peter Hearsey, Lawrence Braun, Ken Dallison, James Dietz, Charles Maher, Jack Juratovic, Dennis Hoyt are joined by past masters such as Walter Gotschke, John Burgess, Carlo Demand and Peter Helck."--website.

Manchester Directory and Advertiser Embracing the Names of the Citizens a Business Directory and an Almanac Memorandum

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Views of the Old Halls of Lancashire and Cheshire

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Popular Culture Globalization and Japan

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Japanese popular culture is constantly evolving in the face of internal and external influence. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan examines this evolution from a new and challenging perspective by focusing on the movements of popular culture into and out of Japan. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, the book argues that a key factor behind the changing nature of Japanese popular culture lies in its engagement with globalization. Essays from a team of leading international scholars illustrate this crucial interaction between the flows of Japanese popular culture and the constant development of globalization. Drawing on rich empirical content, this book looks at Japanese popular culture as it traverses international borders flowing out through such forms as manga consumption in New Zealand and flowing in through such forms as foreigners writing about Japan in Japanese and how American influences affected the formation of Japan’s gay identity. Presenting current, confronting and sometimes controversial insights into the many forms of Japanese popular culture emerging within this global context, Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan will make essential reading for those working in Japanese studies, cultural studies and international relations.

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen s Bench

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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen s Bench

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