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  1. Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Animals and Hunters in the Late Middle Ages

    Evidence from the BnF MS fr. 616 of the Livre de chasse by Gaston Fébus

    By Hannele Klemettilä

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    This book explores views of the natural world in the late Middle Ages, especially as expressed in Livre de chasse (Book of the Hunt), the most influential hunting book of the era. It shows that killing and maiming, suffering and the death of animals were not insignificant topics to late...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. C. Bird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1986, examines the evolution and application of the policies of wartime governments designed to deal with the danger to national security thought to be posed by enemy alien residents, and considers the social and political forces which helped shape these policies. The...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Domestic Structure of European Community Policy-Making in West Germany (Routledge Revivals)

    By Simon Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Federal Republic of Germany’s position in the European Community had been described as one of interdependence, penetration and integration. Of the three terms this research addresses itself most directly to penetration: to the links between the German political system and policy-making at the...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of the Unpolitical

    By Herbert Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    In this collection of fourteen essays, first published in 1943, Herbert Read extends and amplifies the points of view expressed in his successful pamphlet To Hell with Culture, which has been reprinted here. The ‘politics of the unpolitical’ are the politics of those who strive for human values and...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Prevention of Tuberculosis (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1908, this book presents a study of tuberculosis. It looks first at its causes, before examining how the problem of mortality from illness had already been reduced. The third part of the book then focuses on measures for reducing and annihilating tuberculosis altogether. Being...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Story of Modern Preventive Medicine (Routledge Revivals)

    Being a Continuation of the Evolution of Preventive Medicine

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this book is a continuation of Arthur Newsholme’s Evolution of Preventive Medicine, published in 1927, which was concerned with the possibilities in progress of prevention of disease, up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The current volume focuses on the modern...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ruskin

    The Great Victorian

    By Derrick Leon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1949, is an important work in Victorian studies, and directs light on Ruskin’s personal tragedy, his public life, and on the character of his work. This book will be of interest to students of history and cultural studies....

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Freedom and Civilization

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    From the early days of Hitler’s rise to power, Bronislaw Malinowski was an outspoken opponent of National Socialism. In response to this, Malinowski began to devote much attention to the analysis of war, from its development throughout history to its disastrous manifestations at the start of the...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Letters to a Friend

    By Rabindranath Tagore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1928, is a collection of letters from the Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore to C. F. Andrews. The letters have been divided into several chapters, accompanied by introductory notes by Andrews, and provide the reader with an expression of Tagore’s anxiety about...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge