Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies
Studies of the Caucasus in the West have been dominated by issues of security and ethnic conflict based on Eurocentric theoretical paradigms. By contrast, this volume offers contributions from researchers working within a range of disciplines, including history, social anthropology, sociology...
Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Policy and Government in the Soviet Union, 1953–64
This book presents a new picture of the politics, economics and process of government in the Soviet Union under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev. Based in large part on original research in recently declassified archive collections, the book examines the full complexity of government, including...
Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge
Getting into Academic Medicine provides a comprehensive yet accessible guide for all doctors who are training to gain postgraduate qualifications and further their academic career. It explains what an academic career involves from diploma and masters courses through to completing a PhD and holding...
Published May 27th 2011 by CRC Press
This book examines the social and cultural impact of the 'thaw' in Cold War relations, decision-making and policy formation in the Soviet Union under Nikita Khrushchev. It highlights the fact that many of the reform initiatives generally associated with Khrushchev personally, and with his period of...
Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge
Old, Middle and Early Modern English, 2nd Edition
This is a completely revised and updated edition of a highly successful textbook. It provides a practical and highly accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English. Designed specifically as a handbook for students beginning...
Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge
For nearly thirty years Northern Ireland has been a by-word for terrorism, bloodshed, military coercion and intense communal conflict. However, Ireland is now experiencing a transition from a society in conflict to one at peace. Where did the violence come from and why could it not be pacified? Why...
Published September 10th 2002 by Routledge
This multidisciplinary book focuses on the relationships and interactions between palaeobiogeography, biogeography, dispersal, vicariance, migrations and evolution of organisms in the SE Asia-Australasian region. The book investigates biogeographic links between SE Asia and Australasia which go...
Published June 1st 2001 by CRC Press
From Home Rule to Independence
Series: Seminar Studies
Jeremy Smith explores relations between Britain and Ireland during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century with a story that still raises deep passions and bitter disagreements both among historians and within wider public opinion. This examination attempts to chart a more dispassionate...
Published November 26th 1999 by Routledge
Function, Form and Change
Through his analysis of selected major developments in the history of English, Jeremy Smith argues that the history of the language can only be understood from a dynamic perspective. He proposes that internal linguistic mechanisms for language change cannot be meaningfully explained in isolation or...
Published October 17th 1996 by Routledge