The essays in this volume serve as a marker of the current state of studies in the history of science, technology and medicine in Japa, fields which remain small, despite Japan's reputation for technological innovation and solid record of Nobel Prize laureates in both science and medicine. The...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
Presenting a follower-centered perspective on leadership, this book focuses on followers as the direct determinant of leadership effects because it is generally through follower reactions and behaviors that leadership attempts succeed or fail. Therefore, leadership theory needs to be articulated...
Published November 9th 2014 by Psychology Press
Self-Assessment Colour Review, Third Edition
Integrated self-test questions, illustrations and detailed explanations, providing new material on sleep disordered breathing, the newer methods of staging of lung cancer, interstitial lung diseases and infections all of which have developed in importance since the last edition of the book....
Published April 14th 2011 by CRC Press
Britain since 1707 is the first single-volume book to cover the complex and multi-layered history of Great Britain from its inception until 2007. Bringing together political, economic, social and cultural history, the book offers a reliable and balanced account of the nation over a 300 year period...
Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge
Culture, Science, and Technology of Food in the 21st Century
Food is the sustenance of life. But while we understand that a secure supply of food has been affected by many factors over the course of history, we do not often allow ourselves to entertain the idea that a lack of adequate food worldwide is a very real and dangerous possibility. While soil...
Published February 11th 2009 by CRC Press
Understanding Secularisation, 1800–2000, 2nd Edition
The Death of Christian Britain examines how the nation’s dominant religious culture has been destroyed. Callum Brown challenges the generally held view that secularization was a long and gradual process dating from the industrial revolution. Instead, he argues that it has been a catastrophic and...
Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge
A Unified Classical and Matrix Approach, 6th Edition
This comprehensive textbook, now in its sixth edition, combines classical and matrix-based methods of structural analysis and develops them concurrently. New solved examples and problems have been added, giving over 140 worked examples and more than 400 problems with answers. The...
Published February 10th 2009 by CRC Press
During the twentieth century, Britain turned from one of the most deeply religious nations of the world into one of the most secularised nations. This book provides a comprehensive account of religion in British society and culture between 1900 and 2000. It traces how Christian Puritanism and...
Published June 21st 2006 by Routledge