Skip to Content

Book Search

1-9 of 9 results for Author: richard holt (sorted by Publication Date, showing all)
  1. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan

    Naming China

    By Hui-Ching Chang, Richard Holt

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Brighter Future

    Improving the Standard of Living Now and for the Next Generation

    Edited by Richard P. F. Holt, Daphne Greenwood

    As the United States continues its slow climb out of the Great Recession, it is important to focus on new directions to improve the standard of living in America. This book explores what is behind a faltering standard of living in the United States since the early 1980s and what can be done to...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sport and the Transformation of Modern Europe

    States, media and markets 1950-2010

    Edited by Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young, Richard Holt

    Series: CRESC

    In the modern era, sport has been an important agent, and symptom, of the political, cultural and commercial pressures for convergence and globalization. In this fascinating, inter-disciplinary study, leading international scholars explore the making of modern sport in Europe, illuminating sport...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Local Economic Development in the 21st Century: Quality of Life and Sustainability

    Quality of Life and Sustainability

    By Daphne T Greenwood, Richard P F Holt

    Provides a comprehensive look at local economic development and public policy, placing special emphasis on quality of life and sustainability. It draws extensively on case studies, and includes both mainstream and alternative perspectives in dealing with economic growth and development issues. The...

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Empirical Post Keynesian Economics: Looking at the Real World

    Looking at the Real World

    By Richard P F Holt, Steven Pressman

    This text highlights the major empirical questions and issues facing Post Keynesian economics today. Featuring contributions by leading Post Keynesian economists, it focuses on public policy and real-life analysis of this vibrant and dynamic economic theory. In language that is accessible to...

    Published October 14th 2006 by Routledge

  7. A New Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics

    By Richard P. F. Holt, Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy

    Eichner's classic A Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics (1978) is still seen as the definitive staging post for those wishing to familiarise themselves with the Post-Keynesian School. This book brings the story up-to-date.Of all the subgroups within heterodox economics, Post-Keynesianism has provided...

    Published August 15th 2001 by Routledge

  8. European Heroes

    Myth, Identity, Sport

    Edited by Pierre Lanfranchi, Richard Holt, J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Historians of popular culture have recently been addressing the role of myth, and now it is time that social historians of sport also examined it. The contributors to this collection of essays explore the symbolic meanings that have been attached to sport in Europe by considering some of the mythic...

    Published February 29th 1996 by Routledge

  9. The Medieval Town in England 1200-1540

    By Richard Holt, Gervase Rosser

    Series: Readers In English Urban History

    This book brings together twelve outstanding articles by eminent historians to throw light on the evolution of medieval towns and the lives of their inhabitants. The essays span the period from the dramatic urban expansion of the thirteenth century to the crises in the fifteenth century as a result...

    Published October 14th 1990 by Routledge

Simple Book Search

  1. Date-range:

Advanced Book Search

We suggest filling in as few fields as possible – this usually retrieves the best selection of search results.

Search Options
  1. Date-range: