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  1. Physical Geography: The Basics

    By Joseph Holden

    Series: The Basics

    Physical Geography: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the interactions, systems and processes that have shaped, and continue to shape, the physical world around us. This book introduces five key aspects of the study of physical geography: atmosphere, weather and climate systems...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Islam: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Colin Turner

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts. Key topics covered include: the Qur'an and its teachings the life of...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Terrorism: The Basics

    By James Lutz, Brenda J Lutz

    Series: The Basics

    Terrorism: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in one of the most discussed, written about and analysed aspects of modern life. Common misconceptions are dispelled as the authors provide clear and jargon-free answers to the big questions: What does terrorism involve?...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Poetry: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Wainwright

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its second edition, Poetry: The Basics demystifies the traditions and forms of the world of poetry for all those who find it daunting or bewildering. Covering a wide range of poetic voices from Chaucer to children's rhymes, song lyrics and the words of contemporary poets, this book will help...

    Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Research Methods: The Basics

    By Nicholas Walliman

    Series: The Basics

    Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. Structured in two parts, the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, and the second the specific methods used to carry out...

    Published November 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. World History: The Basics

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: The Basics

    World History has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular and talked about approaches to the study of history. World History: The Basics introduces this fast-growing field and addresses key questions such as: What is world history? How do we study a subject with such a broad geographic...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Human Genetics: The Basics

    By Ricki Lewis

    Series: The Basics

    Human genetics has blossomed from an obscure branch of biological science and occasional explanation for exceedingly rare disorders to a field all of its own that affects everyone. Human Genetics: The Basics introduces the key questions and issues in this emerging field, including: The common...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Finance: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Erik Banks

    Series: The Basics

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Sociology: The Basics

    By Ken Plummer

    Series: The Basics

    A lively, accessible and comprehensive introduction to the diverse ways of thinking about social life, Sociology: The Basics examines: the scope, history and purpose of sociology ways of understanding 'the social' the state of the world we live in today suffering and social inequalities key tools...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Acting: The Basics

    By Bella Merlin

    Series: The Basics

    A practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, skilfully combining ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. It covers key areas such as: the development of modern drama and acting processes over the years the approach and legacy of...

    Published March 25th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Economics: The Basics, 3rd Edition
    By Tony Cleaver
    To Be Published August 24th 2014
  2. Genocide: The Basics
    By Paul R. Bartrop
    To Be Published September 10th 2014
  3. Politics: The Basics, 5th Edition
    By Nigel Jackson, Stephen D Tansey
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  4. Japan: The Basics
    By Christopher P. Hood
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  5. Food Ethics: The Basics
    By Ronald Sandler
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  6. Christian Theology: The Basics
    By Murray Rae
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  7. Narrative: The Basics
    By Bronwen Thomas
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  8. Anthropology of Religion: The Basics
    By James Bielo
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  9. Animal Ethics: The Basics
    By Tony Miligan
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  10. Tourism Studies: The Basics
    By Pau Obrador Pons, Michael A Crang
    To Be Published April 30th 2015

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