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  1. The World's Religions

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Friedhelm Hardy, Leslie Houlden, Stewart Sutherland

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * Gives an account of the history, the theological basis, the practice and the current state of the study of religion and religions throughout the world* Combines a clear and non-technical style of presentation with a structure and range of contributions which reflect the richness and complexity of...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Companion to Contemporary Architectural Thought

    Edited by Ben Farmer, Dr Hentie J Louw, Hentie Louw, Adrian Napper

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    Architecture has attracted increasing worldwide attention in recent years, not only because of its cultural significance but also because of concern over the performance and resource implications of buildings. 101 in-depth articles by international scholars and practitioners bring the subject into...

    Published September 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  3. An Encyclopedia of the History of Technology

    Edited by Ian McNeil

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    Available for the first time in paperback, this volume includes twenty-two chapters by international experts covering the entire history of technology from humankind's earliest use of stone tools to the exploration of space. Written clearly and without unnecessary jargon, each chapter traces the...

    Published July 4th 1996 by Routledge

  4. Companion to the History of Modern Science

    Edited by G N Cantor, G.N. Cantor, J.R.R. Christie, M.J.S. Hodge, R.C. Olby

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    The 67 chapters of this book describe and analyse the development of Western science from 1500 to the present day. Divided into two major sections - 'The Study of the History of Science' and 'Selected Writings in the History of Science' - the volume describes the methods and problems of research in...

    Published July 4th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Companion Encyclopedia of Theology

    Edited by Peter Byrne, Leslie Houlden, Rev Prof Leslie Houlden

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology provides a comprehensive guide to modern theological thought. An international team of theologians and practitioners of both the Christian and Jewish faiths investigate and consider aspects of theology in 48 self-contained articles. Neither partisan and...

    Published October 26th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Companion Encyclopedia of Psychology

    2-volume set

    Edited by Andrew M. Colman

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    Psychology plays an increasingly important role in today's society. Its influence can be seen all around us - be it in the home, the workplace, the school or our private lives. A uniquely diverse discipline, it ranges from social psychology to biological aspects of behaviour, and from basic...

    Published January 13th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences

    Edited by Ivor Grattan-Guinness

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * Examines the history and philosophy of the mathematical sciences in a cultural context, tracing their evolution from ancient times up to the twentieth century * 176 articles contributed by authors of 18 nationalities* Chronological table of main events in the development of mathematics* Fully...

    Published December 16th 1993 by Routledge

  8. Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine

    Edited by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    This is a comprehensive reference work which surveys all aspects of the history of medicine, both clinical and social, and reflects the complementary approaches to the discipline. The editors have assembled an international team of scholars to provide detailed and informative factual surveys with...

    Published October 7th 1993 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of Government and Politics

    2-volume set

    Edited by Mary Hawkesworth, Maurice Kogan

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * Provides a balanced, comprehensive account of contemporary trends in world, regional and nation-state government and politics* Captures the global changes, both theoretical and factual, of the past three decades - to give an unprecedented overview of political science and political affairs*...

    Published June 25th 1992 by Routledge

  10. Companion to Contemporary Economic Thought

    Edited by Michael Bleaney, David Greenaway, Dr Ian Stewart, Ian Stewart

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * 41 in-depth essays cover current economic theory and applied economics in a single, comprehensive volume* Interfaces section considers economics as it relates to other disciplines* Extensive notes, bibliographies and suggestions for further reading; detailed index of Topics and People`A...

    Published January 9th 1992 by Routledge