Organising Music: Theory, Practice, Performance
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Organising Music: Theory, Practice, Performance

Organisational theorists have become increasingly interested in the creative industries, where practices that are commonplace are of particular interest to organisations in other sectors as they look for new ways to enhance performance. Focusing on the music industry, this book sets up a unique dialogue between leading organisational theorists and music professionals. Part I explores links between organisation theory and the creative...

Allusion as Narrative Premise in Brahms’s Instrumental Music
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Allusion as Narrative Premise in Brahms's Instrumental Music

Who inspired Johannes Brahms in his art of writing music? In this book, Jacquelyn E. C. Sholes provides a fresh look at the ways in which Brahms employed musical references to works of earlier composers in his own instrumental music. By analyzing newly identified allusions alongside previously known musical references in works such as the B-Major Piano Trio, the D-Major Serenade, the First Piano Concerto, and the Fourth Symphony, amo...

White Privilege Unmasked: How to Be Part of the Solution
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White Privilege Unmasked: How to Be Part of the Solution

All white people understand cultural differences from a platform of relative privilege, affecting their personal and professional interactions. How should they respond when confronted with this knowledge? This introductory book looks at the concept of whiteness, and shows how individuals can 'unmask' their own whiteness and take meaningful steps to break down unconscious bias and structural racism. Exploring how colonial history resu...

Particle acceleration in astrophysical plasmas: geospace and beyond
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Particle acceleration in astrophysical plasmas: geospace and beyond

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 156. Space is dominated by plasma and a myriad of physical processes through which it has been evolving for billions of years. In our effort to understand what the universe has been and what it will become, we turn to the nature of matter, space, and the various interactions that change this environment. Our contact with the remote regions...

In Synchrony with the Heavens, Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization
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In Synchrony with the Heavens, Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization

This is the first investigation of one of the main interests of astronomy in Islamic civilization, namely, timekeeping by the sun and stars and the regulation of the astronomically-defined times of Muslim prayer. The study is based on over 500 medieval astronomical manuscripts first identified by the author, now preserved in libraries all over the world and originally from the entire Islamic world from the Maghrib to Central Asia and...

365 Photographs
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365 Photographs

365 Photographs has been written to showcase the images Peter Simcoe has created on his journeys across different countries and also locally in the places he has lived. It presents different photographic techniques from traditional digital photography to High Dynamic Range (HDR), 360 photography and 3D anaglyphs. It is collection of images that are designed to inspire other photographers to use different techniques and cameras to exp...

Simple Chess: New Algebraic Edition
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Simple Chess: New Algebraic Edition

This book is an absolute classic. It sets out to demystify positional chess by introducing key concepts, such as outposts, colour complexes and the minotity attack and then demonstrating these concepts in fully annotated games from masterplay. It succeeds one hundred percent. Stean manages to take some hefty concepts and present them in the simplest, most lucid and vivid way, without sacrifing one iota at the altar of simplicity. You...

The New Latin Kitchen: Delicious Spanish Recipes for Authentic Latin Cooking (2nd Edition)
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The New Latin Kitchen: Delicious Spanish Recipes for Authentic Latin Cooking (2nd Edition)

The New Latin Kitchen is a cookbook for spanish food lovers. This is not a one dimensional cookbook. This cookbook is multi-dimensional. You will find over 50 delicious latin and spanish recipes spread throughout four rich chapters. Where each chapter is a deep exploration into a particular style of latin cooking. You will learn all the different types of authentic spanish cooking i.e.

Drinking the Devil's Acre: A Love Letter from San Francisco and her Cocktails
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Drinking the Devil's Acre

"It's not hard to see that there's an enormous amount to appreciate about the cocktails near and dear to San Francisco's heart, and McDonnell's book uses the right balance of drilled-down nuance and macro-glimpses at the city's role in the global drinking culture to make the case. One-off sections about the importance of citrus, gum arabic, how to use a long straw, and the city's passion for farm-to-glass drinking are given every bit...

"Aviation and Its Management: Global Challenges and Opportunities" ed. by Arif Sikander
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Aviation and Its Management: Global Challenges and Opportunities

This book was written with the purpose of meeting this need of the aviation sector. Due to the diversified nature of aviation knowledge, which includes flying, engineering, airports, allied trades for aircraft and airports, airline and airport management and operations, education, etc., one text alone will not suffice and do justice to address all these areas. It is envisaged to develop subsequent parts of this book to cover all thes...