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  1. Ancient Near East: The Basics

    By Daniel C. Snell

    Series: The Basics

    Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great’s conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment of those times, the struggles of state-building and empire construction, and the dissent...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Bioethics: The Basics

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Series: The Basics

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today....

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Women's Studies: The Basics

    By Bonnie G. Smith

    Series: The Basics

    Women’s Studies: The Basics is an accessible introduction into the ever expanding and increasingly relevant field of studies focused on women. Tracing the history of the discipline from its origins, this text sets out the main agendas of women’s studies and feminism, exploring the global...

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Stanislavski: The Basics

    By Rose Whyman

    Series: The Basics

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski's: life and the context of his writings major works in English translation...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Free Will: The Basics

    By Meghan Griffith

    Series: The Basics

    The question of whether humans are free to make their own decisions has long been debated and it continues to be a controversial topic today. In Free Will: The Basics readers are provided with a clear and accessible introduction to this central but challenging philosophical problem. The questions...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. American Philosophy: The Basics

    By Nancy Stanlick

    Series: The Basics

    American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the history of American thought from early Calvinists to the New England Transcendentalists and from contract theory to contemporary African American philosophy. The key question it asks is: what it is that makes American Philosophy unique? This lively and...

    Published November 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Literary Theory: The Basics

    By Hans Bertens

    Series: The Basics

    Providing the ideal first step in understanding the often bewildering world of literary theory, this text is an easy to follow and clearly presented introduction to this fascinating area....

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Series: The Basics

    ‘Philosophy: The Basics deservedly remains the most recommended introduction to philosophy on the market. Warburton is patient, accurate and, above all, clear. There is no better short introduction to philosophy.’ - Stephen Law, author of The Philosophy Gym Philosophy: The Basics gently eases the...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The City: The Basics

    By Kevin Archer

    Series: The Basics

    The City: The Basics provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. The book draws on a range of perspectives – economic, political, cultural, and environmental aspects are all considered – to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich Global...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Series: The Basics

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Greek History: The Basics
    By Robin Osborne
    To Be Published May 29th 2014
  2. Sport Psychology: The Basics
    By David Tod
    To Be Published May 29th 2014
  3. Body Studies: The Basics
    By Niall Richardson, Adam Locks
    To Be Published July 22nd 2014
  4. Christianity: The Basics
    By Bruce Chilton
    To Be Published July 30th 2014
  5. Sustainability: The Basics
    By Peter Jacques
    To Be Published August 13th 2014
  6. Economics: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Tony Cleaver
    To Be Published August 24th 2014
  7. Genocide: The Basics
    By Paul R. Bartrop
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  8. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  9. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  10. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published December 31st 2014

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