1 Brian Hoey
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Celebration
商品説明：Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has carried out her role as Sovereign with flawless professionalism. Her demeanour has been perfect, and in the seventy years she has reigned she has epitomised all the hallmarks of an iconic sovereign beloved of her people. As Heir Presumptive, the young Princess Elizabeth received special tuition in law and constitutional history to prepare her for her future role ...
商品説明：Rockers! celebrates the biker style with panache and wit, showing how a love affair between bikes and speed became the original touchstone of a youth cult which continues to fascinate and endure, with its myths, magic and melancholy. In essence, and although they did not know it, rockers – with their raw edginess, studied cool and search for excitement, sex and violence – were icons. Rockers! achi...
3 Audry Nicklin
My Travels in Japan
商品説明：A charming guide to Japan in comic-book form! For comic-book artist Audry Nicklin, her visit to Japan was the trip of a lifetime. However, she only had ten days to see everything she had dreamed of! Armed with her watercolors and accompanied by her husband, Connor, she explored Hiroshima and its Peace Memorial Park; the famous red-gated shrine at Miyajima; Himeji Castle; neon-lit Osaka; the ancien...
4 David George Surdam
Century of the Leisured Masses
商品説明：American living standards improved considerably between 1900 and 2000. While most observers focus on gains in per-capita income as a measure of economic well-being, economists have used other measures of well-being: height, weight, and longevity. The increased amount of leisure time per week and across people's lifetimes, however, has been an unsung aspect of the improved standard of living in Ame...
5 Stephen Weiner/Will Eisner
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel
商品説明：Graphic novels have exploded off bookstore shelves into movies, college courses, and the New York Times book review, and comics historian and children’s literature specialist Stephen Weiner explains the phenomenon in this groundbreaking bookーthe first history of graphic novels. From the agonizing Holocaust vision of Art Spiegelman’s Maus to the teenage angst of Dan Clowes’s Ghost World, this study...
6 Jason B. Dorwart
The Incorporeal Corpse
商品説明：In this book, Jason B. Dorwart contends that the material presence of visible disability disrupts the framing devices that provide safe distancing for theatre’s fictive nature. Conceptions of disability that place the disabled body into a permanently liminal space between life and death are directly at odds with theatrical performances, which are geared toward moving through liminality into a new ...
7 Melissa Victoria Harris-Lacewell
Barbershops, Bibles, and BET
商品説明：What is the best way to understand black political ideology? Just listen to the everyday talk that emerges in public spaces, suggests Melissa Harris-Lacewell. And listen this author has--to black college students talking about the Million Man March and welfare, to Southern, black Baptists discussing homosexuality in the church, to black men in a barbershop early on a Saturday morning, to the voice...
The Big Top on the Big Screen
商品説明：Circuses and film are a natural pairing, and the new essays making up this volume begin the exploration of how these two forms of entertainment have often worked together to create a spectacle of onscreen alchemy. The films discussed herein are an eclectic group, ranging from early silent comedies to animated, 21st century examples, in which circuses serve as liminal or carnivalesque spaces wherei...
9 Jeremy Spencer
商品説明：From the cofounder of Five Finger Death Punch, a fascinating inside account of one of the most successful heavy-metal bands of the past decade, and a revealing personal journey through the wild highs and terrifying lows of the rock and roll lifestyleーa wry and rollicking tale of music, addiction, and recovery. Hailed by the New York Times as one of the most unexpectedly consistently popular bands ...
10 Thomas Weik
The Popular Anti-Icon in American Sports
商品説明：Amidst the flood of studies on cultural icons as ordering elements of societies and role models, sports icons have been neglected in scholarship despite their significance in the US. Even less attention has been paid to the emergence of popular «anti-icons» who undermine the original sports-hero ideology and its claim of the interdependence of athletic success and moral normativity. This study ana...
11 Tony Blackshaw
商品説明：Leisure Life is a ground-breaking study of men and masculinity. Focusing on the social networks and leisure lifestyles of a particular group of working-class men - 'the lads' - Tony Blackshaw argues that traditional social collectivities such as class are being superseded. Instead, leisure life is now the central arena in which individuals assert their identities and confirm their belonging. For '...
12 Kate Shindle
Being Miss America
商品説明：“[Shindler] tells the story of her year wearing the crown while offering an incisive history and analysis of an always-controversial beauty contest.” ーKirkus Reviews In Being Miss America, Kate Shindle interweaves an engrossing, witty memoir of her year as Miss America 1998 with a fascinating history of the pageant. She explores what it means to take on the mantle of America’s “ideal,” especially ...
13 James Chapman
商品説明：Swashbucklers is the first study of one of the most popular and enduring genres in television history – the costume adventure series. It maps the history of swashbuckling television from its origins in the 1950s to the present. It places the various series in their historical and institutional contexts and also analyses how the form and style of the genre has changed over time. And it includes cas...
14 Emiliano Aguilar/Rea Amit/Lindsey Michael Banco
Dark Forces at Work
商品説明：Dark Forces at Work examines the role of race, class, gender, religion, and the economy as they are portrayed in, and help construct, horror narratives across a range of films and eras. These larger social forces not only create the context for our cinematic horrors, but serve as connective tissue between fantasy and lived reality, as well. While several of the essays focus on “name” horror films ...
15 Chuck Klosterman
商品説明：**An instant New York Times bestseller! From the bestselling author of But What if We’re Wrong, a wise and funny reckoning with the decade that gave us slacker/grunge irony about the sin of trying too hard, during the greatest shift in human consciousness of any decade in American history.** It was long ago, but not as long as it seems: The Berlin Wall fell and the Twin Towers collapsed. In betwee...
16 Noreena Hertz
Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World
商品説明：In ‘Eyes Wide Open’ Noreena Hertz does for decision-making what Daniel Kahneman did for thinking. Why should you be wary of experts? Are emails destroying your ability to think? How do you know which sources of information are credible? Whose advice should you trust? ‘Eyes Wide Open’ will help you through the data deluge and show you how to make better and smarter decisions. By weaving together ...
17 Ari Ofengenden
Liberalization and Culture in Contemporary Israel
商品説明：In this book Ari Ofengenden examines the ways that Israel’s integration into global economy has affected its main stream culture. Ofengenden uses works of Israeli film, literature, and television, from the past 30 years to conceptualize the changes in Israel’s culture. He analyzes the central phenomena associated with Israel’s integration into the global economy including: the demise of realism an...
18 Professor Lee
商品説明：Written for first-time growers, Marijuana 101 will help those who don't have endless supplies of time and money, but are still looking to find success with a small personal crop. Starting from the very beginning, Professor Lee walks the reader through issues often overlooked in more exhaustive books. He discusses what to think about before even choosing to grow, how to keep it secret and, most use...
19 Ivan Phillips
Once Upon a Time Lord
商品説明：'Every story ever told really happened...' (The Doctor, 'Hell Bent', 2015) Stories are, fundamentally what Doctor Who is all about. In Once Upon a Time Lord, Ivan Phillips explores a wide range of perspectives on these stories and presents a lively and richly-varied analysis of the accumulated tales that constitute this popular modern mythology. Concerned equally with 'classic' and 'new' Who, Phil...
20 Jason Farman
商品説明：A celebration of waiting throughout history, and of its importance for connection, understanding, and intimacy in human communication We have always been conscious of the wait for life-changing messages, whether it be the time it takes to receive a text message from your love, for a soldier’s family to learn news from the front, or for a space probe to deliver data from the far reaches of the sola...