The Publisher

ISBN: STANFORD:36105015550184
Release Date: 1934
Genre: Publishers and publishing

British Books

ISBN: UOM:39015084435539
Release Date: 1934-07
Genre: Bibliography

Slave Religion

Author: Albert J. Raboteau
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195174137
Release Date: 2004-10-07
Genre: History

Twenty-five years after its original publication, Slave Religion remains a classic in the study of African American history and religion. In a new chapter in this anniversary edition, author Albert J. Raboteau reflects upon the origins of the book, the reactions to it over the past twenty-five years, and how he would write it differently today. Using a variety of first and second-hand sources-- some objective, some personal, all riveting-- Raboteau analyzes the transformation of the African religions into evangelical Christianity. He presents the narratives of the slaves themselves, as well as missionary reports, travel accounts, folklore, black autobiographies, and the journals of white observers to describe the day-to-day religious life in the slave communities. Slave Religion is a must-read for anyone wanting a full picture of this "invisible institution."

The Papers of the Hymn Society XIV Latin Hymns of the Middle Ages

Author: Ruth Ellis Messenger
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1355724236
Release Date: 2016-05-06

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Author: Falconer 1851-1935 Madan
ISBN: 1374655287
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: History

The Petrine Instauration

Author: Robert Collis
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004215672
Release Date: 2011-12-09
Genre: History

Drawing on recent scholarship on the history of Western esotericism and religious studies on the importance of millenarian thought in Early Modern Europe, this study provides an innovative re-examination of Peter the Great’s Court in early eighteenth-century Russia.

Portrait of Walton

Author: Michael Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198167051
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This is a corrected reissue, in Clarendon Paperbacks format with a new cover, of Michael Kennedy's classic study of William Walton's life and works. In this biography by one of England's foremost writers on music, Walton's personality emerges in all its complexity and self-contradiction. Michael Kennedy portrays a creative artist completely committed to his art yet plagued by misgiving and doubts, prey to insecurity and frustration, vulnerable to criticism, and jealous of the achievement of others. At the same time he was witty and generous, bore no grudges, and enjoyed the loyalty of a host of friends. Appointed his biographer by the composer himself, Kennedy has had access to correspondence with many of the friends and colleagues who were important in Walton's life, among them Siegfried Sassoon, Benjamin Britten, Malcolm Arnold, and Andre Previn. His compassionate and perceptive biography will be welcomed by all devotees of Walton and his music.

Sex and Drugs Before Rock n Roll

Author: Benjamin Roberts
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789089644022
Release Date: 2012
Genre: History

Sex and Drugs Before the Rock ’n’ Rollis a fascinating volume that presents an engaging overview of what it was like to be young and male in the Dutch Golden Age. Here, well-known cohorts of Rembrandt are examined for the ways in which they expressed themselves by defying conservative values and norms. This study reveals how these young men rebelled, breaking from previous generations: letting their hair grow long, wearing colorful clothing, drinking excessively, challenging city guards, being promiscuous, smoking, and singing lewd songs. Cogently argued, this study paints a compelling portrait of the youth culture of the Dutch Golden Age, at a time when the rising popularity of print made dissemination of new cultural ideas possible, while rising incomes and liberal attitudes created a generation of men behaving badly.

The Virgin s Slumber Song

Author: Max (COP) Reger
Publisher: Associated Music Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 0793559987
Release Date: 1986-11-01
Genre: Music

Pop/Rock/R&B Vocal Solos

The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

Author: Richard De Bury
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1977731406
Release Date: 2017-09-30

The Philobiblon of Richard De Bury By Richard De Bury

A Companion to Tudor Literature

Author: Kent Cartwright
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444317229
Release Date: 2010-01-21
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Companion to Tudor Literature presents a collection of thirty-one newly commissioned essays focusing on English literature and culture from the reign of Henry VII in 1485 to the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. Presents students with a valuable historical and cultural context to the period Discusses key texts and representative subjects, and explores issues including international influences, religious change, travel and New World discoveries, women’s writing, technological innovations, medievalism, print culture, and developments in music and in modes of seeing and reading