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Tetris : the games people play
Brown, Box, author,
New York, New York : First Second, [2016]
"It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Play it long enough and you'll see those brightly colored geometric shapes everywhere. You'll see them in your dreams. Alexey Pajitnov had big ideas about games. In 1984, he created Tetris in his spare time while developing software for the Soviet government. Once Tetris emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, it was an instant hit. Nintendo, Atari, Sega--game developers big and small all wanted Tetris. A bidding war was sparked, followed by clandestine trips to Moscow, backroom deals, innumerable miscommunications, and outright theft. In this graphic novel, New York Times--bestselling author Box Brown untangles this complex history and delves deep into the role games play in art, culture, and commerce. For the first time and in unparalleled detail, Tetris: The Games People Play tells the true story of the world's most popular video game."--Page [2] of cover.
Baker Berry GV1469.15 .B68 2016

Transmission in motion : the technologizing of dance
edited by Maaike Bleeker
London ; Routledge, 2017
Movements Across Media : Twelve Tools for Transmission / Maaike Bleeker and Scott deLahunta -- Not Fade Away : Thoughts on Preserving Cunningham's Loops / Paul Kaiser -- Steve Paxton's Material for the Spine : The Experience of a Sensorial Edition / Florence Corin -- William Forsythe's Improvisation Technologies : A Short Design History of Digital Dance Transmission Projects on CD-ROM and DVD-ROM 1994-2011 / Chris Ziegler -- A Choreographer's Score : Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker / Bojana Cvejic -- Archiving the Dance : Making Siobhan Davies RePlay / Sarah Whatley -- Digital Dance Archives / Rachel Fensham -- The Dance-Tech Project : How Like a Network / Marlon Barrios Solano -- Double Skin/Double Mind : EG
Baker Berry GV1588.7 .T73 2017

The global reach of the fandango in music, song and dance : Spaniards, Indians, Africans and Gypsies
edited by K. Meira Goldberg and Antoni PizĂ 
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
Baker Berry GV1588.6 .G56 2016

The world in play : luxury cards 1430-1540
Husband, Timothy, 1945- author
New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2015]
"In the 15th and 16th centuries, card playing was widely enjoyed at all levels of society. The cards in this engaging volume are unique works of art that illuminate the transition from late medieval to early modern Europe, a period of tumultuous social, artistic, economic, and religious change. Included in this publication are still- surviving luxury decks of hand-painted European playing cards, hand-colored woodblock cards, engraved cards, and tarot packs, all which illustrate diverse characters ranging from royals to commoners. This is the only study of its kind in English, and the only one in a generation in any language. The insightful narrative by Timothy B. Husband discusses the significance of playing cards in the secular art of the period and recounts the varied stories they tell. Colorful, often humorous, sometimes scatological, these cards provide a unique glimpse into the lives, attitudes, and customs of those who played with them." -- Publisher's description
Baker Berry GV1235 .H87 2015

Star Wars battlefront
Redwood City, CA : Electronic Arts, [2015]
A shooter game in which players engage in planet-based combat and use a variety of vehicles, including both air and land-based vehicles. Playing from a first-person or third-person view, players battle on planets from the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as the planet of Jakku from the sequel trilogy.
Jones Media Video Game GV1469.35.S83 S83 2015

Black athletic sporting experiences in the United States : critical race theory
edited by Billy J. Hawkins, Akilah R. Carter-Francique, Joseph N. Cooper, editors
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Fraternal twins: critical race theory and systemic racism theory as analytic and activist tools for college sport reform -- Chapter 3. Interest convergence: a revolutionary theory for athletic reform -- Chapter 4. Converging interest: Black scholar-advocacy and the Black college athlete -- Chapter 5. Sports and hip-hop, the "winning at all cost" mentality: the intersection of academic fraud and snitching on Black college athletes -- Chapter 6. Race and racism: The Black male experience in sports -- Chapter 7. The presence and absence of race: Ross v Creighton University -- Chapter 8. NCAA bylaw 12: The double standard of promotion and the suppression of Black athlete enterprise and entrepreneurship -- Chapter 9. The portrayal of Black masculinity in the NFL: critical race theory and the images of Black males -- Chapter 10. Critical race theory and intercollegiate athletics at historically Black colleges and universities -- Chapter 11. Social responsibility/accountability in addressing constructs of critical race theory -- Chapter 12. Black male intercollegiate athletic administrators: ascending the career ladder -- Chapter 13. Conclusion.

This book examines the role of race in athletic programs in the United States. Intercollegiate athletics remains a contested terrain where race and racism are critical issues often absent in the public discourse. Recently, the economic motives of intercollegiate athletic programs and academic indiscretions have unveiled behaviors that stand to tarnish the images of institutions of higher education and reinforce racial stereotypes about the intellectual inabilities of Black males. Through the lens of Critical Race Theory (CRT), this volume analyzes sport as the platform that reflects and reinforces ideas about race within American culture, as well as the platform where resistance is forged against dominant racial ideologies.
Baker Berry GV706.32 .B53 2017

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