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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…

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…

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…

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…

Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and PracticeFrom one of the most important Army officers of his generation, a memoir of the military’s revolution in counterinsurgency warfare Delivering a profound education in modern warfare, John Nagl’s Knife Fights is essential reading for anyone who cares about the fate of America’s soldiers and the purposes for which their lives are put at risk.As an army tank commander in the first Gulf War, Nagl was an early convert to the view that America’s greatest future threats would come from asymmetr…

Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern WorldPulsing with drama and excitement, Infinitesimal celebrates the spirit of discovery, innovation, and intellectual achievement-and it will forever change the way you look at a simple line.On August 10, 1632, five men in flowing black robes convened in a somber Roman palazzo to pass judgment on a deceptively simple proposition: that a continuous line is composed of distinct and infinitely tiny parts. With the stroke of a pen the Jesuit fathers banned the doctrine of infinitesimals, announcing that…

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 …