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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. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Journalism Studies: The Basics

    By Martin Conboy

    Series: The Basics

    Journalism Studies: The Basics provides an introductory overview of the emerging field of Journalism Studies, discussing key issues and contemporary debates. Drawing on Conboy’s extensive experience in the field, the changing nature of journalism and its future directions are addressed, through...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published April 27th 2015
  2. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James S Bielo
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Archaeology: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Clive Gamble
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  5. Forensic Psychology: The Basics
    By Sandie Taylor
    To Be Published June 30th 2015
  6. Capitalism: The Basics
    By David Coates
    To Be Published September 1st 2015
  7. Folklore The Basics
    By Simon Bronner
    To Be Published September 1st 2015
  8. Sport Management: The Basics
    By Robert Wilson, Mark Piekarz
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  9. Film Theory: The Basics
    By Kevin McDonald
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  10. Poetry: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Jeffrey Wainwright
    To Be Published October 1st 2015

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