Resources, Use and Conservation
Fundamental and interdisciplinary textbook on natural stone properties, occurrence, exploration, use, decay and conservation. Primary information source for third-year students and professionals using natural stone in the built environment. Intended for a wide academic and professional...
To Be Published June 30th 2014 by CRC Press
Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume VIII
Series: Whitehall Histories
This volume examines British policy towards the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979. The documents in this volume, many released into the public realm for the first time, describe the development of British policy towards the Soviet Union during the...
Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge
Its Development and Characteristics
This book presents an authoritative and illuminating insight into the development and most important characteristics of Japanese society and culture. Approaching the subject from a number of different points of view. Originally published in 1963....
Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Culture, Cartography and Cosmology in Late Imperial Times
From the founding of the Qin dynasty in 221 BCE to the present, the Chinese have been preoccupied with the concept of order (zhi). This cultural preoccupation has found expression not only in China’s highly refined bureaucratic institutions and methods of social and economic organization but also...
Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge
Principles of Mucosal Immunology is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, researchers in immunology and microbiology, and medical and dental students. It presents the basic and clinical aspects of the mucosal immune system, focusing on the major components of the mucosal...
Published April 17th 2012 by Garland Science
An Insider's View of International Agreements, from Driftnets to the Space Station
In this thought-provoking new book, career U.S. State Department negotiator Richard J. Smith offers readers unprecedented access to the details about some of the most complex and politically charged international agreements of the late and immediate post Cold War era. During his nine years as...
Published March 1st 2012 by RFF Press
Studies in Consensus and Coercion
The originality and depth of Gramsci's theory of hegemony is now evidenced in the wide-ranging intellectual applications within a growing corpus of research and writings that include social, political and cultural theory, historical interpretation, gender and globalization. The reason that hegemony...
Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Print, Broadcast, and Public Relations, 4th Edition
MediaWriting is an introductory, hands-on textbook for students preparing to write in the current multimedia environment. Rather than just talk about the differences among the styles of print, broadcast, and public relations, MediaWriting sythensizes and integrates them, while weaving in basic...
Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge
Jean Baudrillard was one of the most influential, radical, and visionary thinkers of our age. His ideas have had a profound bearing on countless fields, from art and politics to science and technology. Once hailed as the high priest of postmodernity, Baudrillard’s sophisticated theoretical analyses...
Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge