The only available historical dictionary devoted exclusively to the 1940s, this book offers readers a ready-reference portrait of one of the twentieth century's most tumultuous decades. In nearly 600 concise entries, the volume quickly defines a historical figure, institution, or event, and then...
Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge
International research and practice
Current teaching, learning and assessment practices can lead students to believe that courses within a programme are self-sufficient and separate. Integrative Learning explores this issue, and considers how intentional learning helps students become integrative thinkers who can see connections in...
Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge
The Ideological Origins of Early Soviet State Violence
This book explores the development of Lenin’s thinking on violence throughout his career, from the last years of the Tsarist regime in Russia through to the 1920s and the New Economic Policy, and provides an important assessment of the significance of ideological factors for understanding Soviet...
Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Advances and Applications
Reflecting the breadth of the field from research to manufacturing, Nanoscience and Nanoengineering: Advances and Applications delivers an in-depth survey of emerging, high-impact nanotechnologies. Written by a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers and edited by prestigious faculty of...
Published May 27th 2014 by CRC Press
The sophisticated methods used in recent high-profile cyber incidents have driven many to need to understand how such security issues work. Demystifying the complexity often associated with information assurance, Cyber Security Essentials provides a clear understanding of the concepts behind...
Published December 14th 2010 by Auerbach Publications
This concise dictionary is a comprehensive reference to the colorful period that marks the emergence of the US as a modern nation. Stretching roughly from 1877 to 1901, the Gilded Age was an era noted for extremes - vast fortunes and booming cities on the one hand; widespread poverty on the other....
Published May 30th 2003 by Routledge
Perspectives on Cultural Geography
Introduces undergraduates to the key debates regarding space and culture and the key theoretical arguments which guide cultural geographical work. This book addresses the impact, significance, and characteristics of the 'cultural turn' in contemporary geography. It focuses on the development...
Published February 20th 2000 by Routledge