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  1. Rome and the Arabs before the Rise of Islam

    An Introduction

    By Greg Fisher

    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

  2. The Practice of Public Health

    A Guide to Passing Objective Structured Public Health Examinations

    By Adam Briggs, Paul Anthony Fisher, Robert Cooper

    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

  3. New Media, Old Media

    A History and Theory Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Anna Watkins Fisher, Thomas Keenan

    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

  4. The Portugal Trade

    A study of Anglo-Portugeuse Commerce 1700-1770

    By H.E.S Fisher

    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

  5. Workplace Violence

    Edited by Vaughan Bowie, Bonnie S. Fisher

    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

  6. The Psychology of Adaptation To Absurdity

    Tactics of Make-believe

    By Seymour Fisher, Rhoda L. Fisher

    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

  7. Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    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

  8. Urban Environmental Stewardship and Civic Engagement

    How planting trees strengthens the roots of democracy

    By Dana R. Fisher, Erika S. Svendsen, James Connolly

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    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

  9. Supply and Costs in the U.S. Petroleum Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    Two Econometric Studies

    By Franklin M. Fisher

    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

  10. Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Véronique Jaquier

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women...

    To Be Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

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