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The Power of the Past

The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages

Jessi Streib

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199364428
eISBN:
9780190232450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364428.001.0001

This book advances the notion that intimate life—marriage and ideas of how to best live—is closely linked to the class in which individuals were raised. Arguing against the notion that class is a ... More

With Passionate Voice

With Passionate Voice: Re-Creative Singing in 16th-Century England and Italy

Robert Toft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199382026
eISBN:
9780199382064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382026.001.0001

The sixteenth century was an age of rhetorical persuasion, and singers delivered solo and part songs through a dramatic display of passion that inflamed the hearts and minds of listeners. Composers ... More

Including Everyone

Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Judith Jellison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199358762
eISBN:
9780199358809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358762.001.0001

This book is not so much about how to teach as it is about how to think as a teacher confronting a variety of learning challenges. The challenge for music education, for music teachers, is to create ... More

Spectral Analysis of Musical Sounds with Emphasis on the Piano

Spectral Analysis of Musical Sounds with Emphasis on the Piano

David M. Koenig

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722908
eISBN:
9780191789571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722908.001.0001

There are three parts to this book which addresses the analysis of musical sounds from the viewpoint of someone at the intersection between physicists, engineers, piano technicians, and musicians. ... More

Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology

Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology

David J. Gibson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199671465
eISBN:
9780191792496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671465.001.0001

This book provides authoritative guidance on research methodology for plant population ecology. Practical advice is provided to assist with the designing of field and greenhouse experiments and the ... More

The Story of Collapsing Stars

The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

Pankaj S. Joshi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199686766
eISBN:
9780191766817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686766.001.0001

The most fascinating phenomena in the Universe, black holes and spacetime singularities, occur at the end of a massive star’s life cycle when it has exhausted its internal nuclear fuel and collapses ... More

Law, Power, and Imperial Ideology in the Iconoclast Era

Law, Power, and Imperial Ideology in the Iconoclast Era: c.680-850

M. T. G. Humphreys

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198701576
eISBN:
9780191771385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701576.001.0001

This work examines the legal texts and the role of law in Byzantium during the Iconoclast era, c.680–850. Law had been central to the Roman conception of themselves and their empire. Yet what ... More

The Deaths of Others

The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America's Wars

John Tirman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195381214
eISBN:
9780190252373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195381214.001.0001

Americans are greatly concerned about the number of our troops killed in battle—100,000 dead in World War I; 300,000 in World War II; 33,000 in the Korean War; 58,000 in Vietnam; 4,500 in Iraq; over ... More

Methodologies in Semantic Fieldwork

Methodologies in Semantic Fieldwork

M. Ryan Bochnak and Lisa Matthewson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190212339
eISBN:
9780190212353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212339.001.0001

This volume brings together papers that discuss methodological issues in conducting elicitation on semantic topics in a fieldwork situation. While some chapters cover issues specific to certain ... More

Entextualizing Domestic Violence

Entextualizing Domestic Violence: Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle

Jennifer Andrus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190225834
eISBN:
9780190225858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225834.001.0001

Language ideologies that are circulated in the Anglo-American law of evidence create the potential to speak for, appropriate, and ignore the speech of women who have been victims of domestic ... More

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