Series: Themes in World History
This book is a comprehensive, thematic survey of the history of education throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. Education in World History analyzes patterns of religious and cultural influence in classical societies, as well as the ways in which conquest, trade and...
To Be Published February 14th 2016 by Routledge
Michael Oakshott described conservatism as a non-ideological preference for the familiar, tried, actual, limited, near, sufficient, convenient and present. Historically, conservatives have been associated with attempts to sustain social harmony between classes and groups within an organic,...
To Be Published August 2nd 2015 by Routledge
Empire in the Age of Austerity
Empire is one of the oldest forms of political organisation and has dominated societies in all parts of the world. Yet, despite the emergence of nation-states in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the apparent end of empire with the breakup of European colonial regimes and the Soviet...
Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge
A student-friendly text, A Concise Introduction to Data Structures Using Java takes a developmental approach, starting with simpler concepts first and then building toward greater complexity. Important topics, such as linked lists, are introduced gradually and revisited with increasing depth. More...
Published November 17th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
How are the experiences of childhood incorporated into the structures of the developing brain, and how do these changes in the brain influence behaviour? This is one of the many questions motivating research in the relatively new field of developmental cognitive neuroscience. This book provides an...
Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press
Suitable for newcomers to computer science, A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python provides a succinct, yet complete, first course in computer science using the Python programming language. The book features: Short, modular chapters with brief and precise explanations, intended for one...
Published December 20th 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The power of embodied ritual performance to constitute agency and transform subjectivity are increasingly the focus of major debates in the anthropology of Christianity and Islam. They are particularly relevant to understanding the way transnational women migrants from South and South East Asia,...
Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge
This new handbook presents, synthesizes, and integrates the existing knowledge of methods, theories, and data in attitudes. The editors' goal is to promote an understanding of the broader principles underlying attitudes across several disciplines. Divided into three parts: one on definitions and...
Published July 7th 2005 by Psychology Press
Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea addresses the current state of the art of the diagnosis and management of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, a problem affecting up to 40 percent of the population with enormous associated costs and impact. The book covers every aspect of this common...
Published September 1st 2003 by CRC Press
Rethinking Esl, Basic Writing, and First-year Composition
Designed for courses on theories and methods of teaching college writing, this text is distinguished by its emphasis on giving teachers a foundation of knowledge for teaching writing to a diverse student body. As such, it is equally relevant for teacher training in basic writing, ESL, and first...
Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge