A Narrative History from Pompey the Great to the Coming of Islam
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 June 30th 2016 by Routledge
Research, Practice, Policy, and Directions
To Be Published June 25th 2016 by CRC Press
A Guide to Photorealistic HDR and Image Blending
To Be Published June 1st 2016 by Focal Press
An Introduction, 3rd Edition
This new edition of the innovative and widely acclaimed Theatre Histories: An Introduction offers a critical overview of global theatre and drama, spanning a broad wealth of world cultures and periods. Illustrating historiographical theory with case studies demonstrating the methods and...
To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge
Child and Family Experiences
Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as...
To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge
A Guide to Examinations and Workplace Application
This essential guide to the day-to-day practical skills needed for working in public health demonstrates how to maximize 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 (MFPH) Part B...
To Be Published November 20th 2015 by CRC Press
An Instructor's Toolkit
Engaging undergraduate students and instigating debate within philosophy seminars is one of the greatest challenges faced by instructors on a daily basis. How to Get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor’s Toolkit is an innovative and original resource designed for use by academics looking to...
To Be Published November 20th 2015 by Routledge
Now in its 4th edition, State and Local Public Finance provides a comprehensive and sophisticated analysis of state and local government public finance practices and issues, using the basic tools of economics. For this new edition, there is a focus on the most important services provided in the...
To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge
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 August 17th 2015 by Psychology Press