Rome and the Arabs before the Rise of Islam provides a concise introduction to the complex world of pre-Islamic Arabia and its relationship with the Roman Empire. Although concentrating on the relationship between the Arabs and the Romans, the book also draws on sources and material from the...
To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge
A Guide to Passing Objective Structured Public Health Examinations
This essential guide to the day-to-day practical skills needed for working in public health demonstrates how to maximise interactions with a range of stakeholders in a variety of scenarios. It is structured to meet the requirements of the Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Part B exam...
To Be Published August 17th 2015 by CRC Press
A History and Theory Reader, 2nd Edition
This much-expanded and updated second edition of New Media, Old Media brings together original and classic essays that explore the tensions of old and new in digital culture. Touching on topics including media archaeology, archives, software studies, surveillance, big data, social media, organized...
To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge
A study of Anglo-Portugeuse Commerce 1700-1770
Historians have long considered the ways in which the expansion of English trade beyond Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries contributed to the growth of English overseas trade as a whole, and to the coming of the Industrial Revolution. Their concentration on trade between England and...
To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge
This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th 2001 and other terrorist-related incidents, identifying these as an extreme form of workplace violence. It builds upon the expanded typology of...
To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Willan
Tactics of Make-believe
The major goal of this book is to explore and integrate all that is scientifically known about the utility of magical plans and strategies for coping with life's inevitable absurdities. Make-believe has great adaptive value and helps the average individual to function better in cultures saturated...
To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press
Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968
In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of...
To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge
How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy
Once considered the antithesis of a verdant and vibrant ecosystem, cities are now being hailed as highly efficient and complex social ecological systems. Emerging from the streets of the post-industrial city are well-tended community gardens, rooftop farms and other viable habitats capable of...
To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge
Two Econometric Studies
Series: Routledge Revivals
Any discussion of the various facets of petroleum policy in the United States rests to a greater or less extent on the issue of sensitivity of petroleum exploration, and hence of new petroleum discoveries to economic incentives. Indeed, a principle argument in favour of having a special petroleum...
To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge
This well established text provides a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis of state and local government public finance practices and issues using the basic tools of economics. Throughout the book, there is a focus on the most important services provided in the state-local sector – education,...
To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge