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Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book by Artists and Critics (California Studies in the History of Art)Herschel B. Chipp’s Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists and Critics is a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews. Sources include, as the title says, artists and critics—some expected, like van Gogh, Gauguin, Apollinaire, Mondrian, Greenberg, just to name a few—and some less so: Trotsky and Hitler, in the section on Art and Politics. The book is a wonderful resource and insight into the way artists think and work….

The Practical Guide to Modern Music Theory for Guitarists: Second EditionThe Practical Guide to Modern Music Theory for GuitaristsSecond EditionMaster Music Theory for Guitar While Playing and Hearing it in Context.Over 200 Notated Audio Examples! + Professional Backing TracksGuitarists are often very guilty of ‘collecting’ musical theory without taking the time to learn to apply the information on their instrument. ‘Modern Music Theory for Guitarists’ combines cutting edge, up to date musical information with over 200 exercises and examples to help you internalise a…

Modern Theories of the Universe, from Herschel to HubbleThis book provides an introduction to the fundamentals of stellar astronomy, a history of astronomy, and an account of how the science of astronomy challenged traditional philosophical and theological beliefs. Throughout the text are readings from the writings of scientists who contributed most significantly to the development of astronomy….

A Modern Theory of Integration (Graduate Studies in Mathematics)A comprehensive, beautifully written exposition of the Henstock-Kurzweil (gauge, Riemann complete) integral … The theory of integration is one of the twin pillars on which analysis is built. The first version of integration that students see is the Riemann integral. Later, graduate students learn that the Lebesgue integral is “better” because it removes some restrictions on the integrands and the domains over which we integrate. However, there are still drawbacks to Lebesgue integration, for i…

Modern Monetary Theory and Practice: An Introductory TextModern Monetary Theory and Practice: An Introductory Text is an introductory textbook for university-level macroeconomics students. It is based on the principles of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and includes the following detailed chapters: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: How to Think and Do Macroeconomics Chapter 3: A Brief Overview of the Economic History and the Rise of Capitalism Chapter 4: The System of National Income and Product Accounts Chapter 5: Sectoral Accounting and the Flow of F…

Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic, and Postmodern PerspectivesOrganization Theory, Third Edition, offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to the study of organizations and organizing processes. It encourages an even-handed appreciation of the different perspectives contributing to our knowledge of organizations and challenges readers to broaden their intellectual reach.Organization Theory is presented in three parts:Part I introduces the reader to theorizing using the multi-perspective approach. Part II presents different core concepts useful for ana…

Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History“Meticulous in its research, forensic in its reasoning, robust in its argument, and often hilarious in its debunking… a highly entertaining rumble with the century’s major conspiracy theorists and their theories.” –John Lahr, National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Tennessee WilliamsFrom an award-winning journalist, a history so funny, so true, so scary, it’s bound to be called a conspiracy. Our age is obsessed by the idea of conspiracy. We see it everywhere- from Pearl Harbor t…

Modern Social Work Theory, Fourth EditionThis masterly text is a classic in its field and will be a reliable companion throughout the course of your studies and your career as a social work practitioner. In this substantially reworked and updated fourth edition of his best-selling text, Malcolm Payne presents clear and concise evaluations of the pros and cons of major theories that inform social work practice, and comparisons between them. Modern Social Work Theory is now more accessible and comprehensive than ever, offering: the most …

Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition)For courses in Personality Psychology An introduction to personality that combines classic and current research Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research puts “personality” back into the personality course, integrating the insights of classic theorists with modern research in a manner that will captivate students. Throughout the text, authors Howard Friedman and Miriam Schustack encourage students to think critically about human nature, during the course and beyond. The sixth edit…

Modern Quantum Chemistry: Introduction to Advanced Electronic Structure Theory (Dover Books on Chemistry)The aim of this graduate-level textbook is to present and explain, at other than a superficial level, modem ab initio approaches to the calculation of the electronic structure and properties of molecules. The first three chapters contain introductory material culminating in a thorough discussion of the Hartree-Fock approximation.The remaining four chapters describe a variety of more sophisticated approaches, which improve upon this approximation.Among the highlights of the seven chapters are (1)…