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  1. Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume Two 1945-1970

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Originally published in 1984, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1945-1970. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bertrand Russell's America

    His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume One 1896-1945

    By Barry Feinberg, Ronald Kasrils

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mrs Annie Besant

    A Modern Prophet

    By Theodore Besterman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Having already published a bibliography on Annie Besant, Theodore Besterman in this book continued with the story of her life. She was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator who lived between 1847 and 1933.Originally published in 1934, this work is fascinating...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The International Who's Who in Classical/Popular Music Set 2014

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Biographical Reference Series

    Combining the International Who's Who in Classical Music and the International Who's Who in Popular Music, this two-volume set provides a complete view of the whole of the music world. Within the International Who's Who in Classical Music, each biographical entry comprises personal information...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Who's Who in Classical Music 2014

    30th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Biographical Reference Series

    The International Who’s Who in Classical Music 2014 is a vast source of biographical and contact information for singers, instrumentalists, composers, conductors, managers and more. Each entrant has been given the opportunity to update his or her information for the new improved...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. International Who's Who in Popular Music 2014

    16th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Biographical Reference Series

    The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2014 gives biographical information and contact details for some of the most talented and influential artists and individuals from the world of popular music. Now in its sixteenth edition, there are over 7,000 biographies...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Edward Carpenter (Routledge Revivals)

    In Appreciation

    Edited by Gilbert Beith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Edward Carpenter: In Appreciation, first published in 1931, presents a collection of tributes to and reminiscences about the renowned socialist poet, pioneering gay rights activist, environmentalist and political thinker. Embroiled in controversy with prominent figures of all political persuasions...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cinema Eye, Cinema Ear

    Some Key Film-makers of the Sixties

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Since the cinema first began to be taken seriously as an art form, there has been a constant debate on the question: who is the real creator of the film, the writer or the director? This study of a group of key film-makers in the sixties suggests that during this decade there was an emergence...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Directors and Directions

    Cinema for the Seventies

    By John Russell Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This is a study of nine key film-makers who came into prominence in the early ‘70s: Claude Chabrol, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Lindsay Anderson, Stanley Kubrick, Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey, Satyajit Ray, Miklos Jancsó, and Dušan Makavejev – representing seven film-producing countries. In this book...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Ancient World

    Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 1

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    Containing 250 entries, each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains examines the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. Much more than a 'Who's Who', each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge