This very distinctive new work on Tchaikovsky uniquely combines a lively biography of one of the best-loved composers of the nineteenth century with a chronological guide to his music, from the popular ballets and concertos to lesser-known pieces. Brown enthusiastically and sensitively guides the reader with writing that is both accessible and informative. This is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Tchaikovsky, his music and the culture of his time.
A masterful exploration of the relationship between Tchaikovsky's life and his music.
Using a multidisciplinary, team-oriented approach, this unique title expertly covers all the latest approaches to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with critical cardiac illness. Led by Dr David L. Brown, a stellar team of authoritative writers guides you through cardiac pathophysiology, disease states presenting in the CICU, and state-of-the-art advanced diagnosis and therapeutic techniques. A visually appealing format, new chapters, and thorough updates ensure that you stay on the cutting edge of this rapidly advancing field.
Richard Hofstadter (1916-70) was America’s most distinguished historian of the twentieth century. The author of several groundbreaking books, including The American Political Tradition, he was a vigorous champion of the liberal politics that emerged from the New Deal. During his nearly thirty-year career, Hofstadter fought public campaigns against liberalism’s most dynamic opponents, from McCarthy in the 1950s to Barry Goldwater and the Sun Belt conservatives in the 1960s. His opposition to the extreme politics of postwar America marked him as one of the nation’s most important and ...