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  1. Europa World

    Europa Essay: Drugs, Violence and Insecurity in Mexico

    The growing assault by the drug cartels and their thugs on the Mexican government over the past several years reminds one that an unstable Mexico could represent a homeland security problem of immense proportions to the United States.

  2. World Learning screenshot

    Big changes to tell you about on Europa World of Learning Online

    Europa World of Learning Online is your digital source of accurate information on all types of academic institutions, from universities to museums and research institutes. The start of this year saw an impressive number of updates and improvements to the site. Read on for the full low down and to learn more about the resource.

  3. Routledge Reference reissue a magnitude of Feminism titles for 2012

    Today is International Women's Day. This global event celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

  4. International Who's Who of Women 2012

    Europa Celebrate International Women’s Day!

    Today- the 8th of March- is International Women’s Day, a chance to recognize the economic, political and social achievements of women. To celebrate, the reference team will be profiling inspirational women who have earned their place in the International Who’s Who of Women, a single volume that brings together nearly 7000 of the most prominent and successful women worldwide. The International Who’s Who of Women provides comprehensive biographical details for women across a vast range of fields including politics, finance, business, academia, science, literature, the media, fashion, the arts and sports. You can find out more here.

    This blog starts things off by featuring profiles of successful women from the fields of science and medicine, politics, and the arts. Throughout the day we’ll also be updating our twitter feed @TandFRef with details of an inspirational woman from each sector. Why not let us know which woman has influenced you?

  5. Regenerating the Curriculum

    'This book should be indispensable, a book to possess.’- A M A

    Originally published in 1978, Regenerating the Curriculum, by Maurice Holt, has recently been reissued as part of the Routledge Library Editions: Education collection, a 244-Volume collection which covers essential issues of the educational landscape.

  6. The Territories of the Russian Federation

    Reference Book of the Month: The Territories of the Russian Federation 2012

    Events surrounding the 2012 Russian Presidential Elections were bought to a head in early February when Doku Umarov, the self-styled ‘leader of the North Caucasus emirate’, announced that his forces would no longer attack Russian citizens, on the basis that the antigovernment protests demonstrated their common enmity to Russia’s rulers. In a year that has proved particularly agitated for Russian politics, dominated not only by public disquiet around elections but also the ongoing insurgency against Russian rule in the predominantly Islamic republics of the North Caucasus, the editors of the 13th edition of The Territories of the Russian Federation have assembled a number of resources to assist readers in grasping the defining issues of the day.

  7. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online is a 2011 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Resource

    It's that time of year. The lovely people at CHOICE have been handing out their plaudits for those print and online reference resources that they consider to be of high value to librarians, relevant faculty members and ultimately the students! And our Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online is up there with the best of them. Read all about it here.

  8. February’s Book of the Month: Language Evolution

    Language Evolution, February’s ‘Book of the Month’, is a four-volume collection from of Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Linguistics series. The text provides an overview of the intensive debate on language evolution following the publication of Darwin’s Origin of Species. 

  9. Women and Belief, 1852–1928, Edited by Jessica Cox, Mark Llewellyn, and Nadine Muller

    Over recent years, research into religious belief during the Victorian period and the early twentieth century has grown in diversity and importance. The centrality of faith-based discourses to women of the period has long been recognized by scholars in the field, but until now relatively little significance has been attached to the fundamental relationship between women’s faith and women’s rights.

    Women and Belief, 1852–1928 - a new six-Volume collection forming part of the History of Feminism series - remedies this omission, exploring a wide range of opinions about women, their self-identity, and the combination of their spiritual and political beliefs.

  10. Afghanistan: The Soviet War, Edited by Ed Girardet

    A book in the finest tradition of war reporting on the front line. 

    Written by journalist Ed Girardet, one of the world's leading authorities on the Soviet war in Afghanistan, Afghanistan: The Soviet War, was first published in 1985 - the height of the war – and reissued last year.

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