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  1. The Women of Cairo: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    Scenes of Life in the Orient

    By Gerard De Nerval

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient, first published in 1929, describes the trip to Egypt and other locations in the Ottoman Empire taken by French Romanticist Gerard de Nerval. The book focuses on both reinforcing and dispelling the old ways in which people saw the Orient, as well as...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Kurds

    A Contemporary Overview

    Edited by Philip G. Kreyenbroek, Stefan Sperl

    The position of the 19 million Kurds is an extremely complex one. Their territory is divided between 5 sovereign states, none of which have a Kurdish majority. They speak widely divergent dialects, and are also divided by religious affiliations and social factors. It has taken the tragic and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of the Latecomers

    Catching-Up, Technology Transfer and Institutions in Germany, Japan and South Korea

    By Jang-Sup Shin

    This book examines the spectacularly successful economies of East Asia, Japan and South Korea. The comparison of the 'catching-up' process in Japan and South Korea includes studies of the iron and steel and semi-conductor industries. The author shows the difficulties involved in trying to detect...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Clausewitz and Escalation

    Classical Perspective on Nuclear Strategy

    By Stephen J. Cimbala

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Elements of Vital Statistics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sir Arthur Newsholme

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1889, this book provides a guide to vital statistics- the science of numbers applied to the life-history of communities and nations- in relation to medical problems. Chapters cover a wide variety of categories including population, births and deaths, sickness, occupation and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge History of Genocide

    Edited by Cathie Carmichael, Richard C. Maguire

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Creating Tropical Yankees

    Social Science Textbooks and U.S. Ideological Control in Puerto Rico, 1898-1908

    By Jose-Manuel Navarro

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Women and Fundamentalism

    Islam and Christianity

    By Shahin Gerami

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Buddha and His Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. Barthélemy Saint-Hilaire

    First published in 1914, this is a fascinating investigation of the origins of Buddhism, drawing on a wealth of evidence relating to the life and teachings of the Buddha. First considering how the study of the Buddhist doctrine can be used to critique religious systems such as Christianity,...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elizabeth M. Craik

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik’s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world – which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera –...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge