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New and Published Books

  1. Systemic Functional Linguistics

    Edited by J. R. Martin, Y. J. Doran

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Systemic Functional Linguistics is a functional model of language inspired by the work of Saussure, Hjelmslev, Whorf, and Firth. SFL was developed by Michael Halliday and his colleagues in the 1960s and has grown into a widely studied and research field, with growing interest in China, Latin...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. EGLR 2014 V3

    Edited by Hazel Marshall

    Series: Estates Gazette Law Reports

    The Estates Gazette Law Reports are an indispensable reference for property law practitioners researching and advising on all aspects of landlord and tenant law, valuation, professional negligence, conveyancing, real property, leasehold enfranchisement and compensation. They comprise the law...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Estates Gazette

  3. An Analysis of Morals

    By John Hartland-Swann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1960, this book is intended to be a concise but complete treatise on Ethics. In the course of our lives we all face moral problems. Some of these we solve easily, some with difficulty and some not at all. It is the job of the moral philosopher to examine the general nature of...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. An Analysis of Knowing

    By John Hartland-Swann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1958, this book focuses on the meaning, interpretation, and use of the verb ‘to know’. In our daily lives we are often claiming to know this or not to know that; and it is not therefore surprising that the verb has played a major role in philosophical speculation from Plato down...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Landscape

    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    This is a set that brings together scholarly work on historical, conceptual, and technical aspects of the urban landscape. The role of landscape, as recreational, public, social, ecological, infrastructural and experiential component of the urban environment has been increasingly recognized during...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

    Edited by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Wheel of Death

    Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources

    By Philip Kapleau

    Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. China and the Middle East

    From Silk Road to Arab Spring

    By Muhamad S. Olimat

    China and the Middle East uniquely explores China’s growing presence in the Middle East, and both the benefits and anxiety that this presence has caused in the region, as well as in the West. There are currently very few sources of reference from a Middle Eastern standpoint on the role that the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. String Quartets

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Mara Parker

    This research guide is an annotated bibliography of sources dealing with the string quartet. This second edition is organized as in the original publication (chapters for general references, histories, individual composers, aspects of performance, facsimiles and critical editions, and miscellaneous...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Territories of the Russian Federation 2015

    16th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Europa Territories of the World series

    This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation. The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, focusing on Russian federalism and elections, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Language Testing and Assessment
    Edited by Antony John Kunnan
    To Be Published April 8th 2015
  2. Historical Gazetteer of the United States
    By Paul T. Hellmann
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  3. Dictionary of Philosophy, 3rd Edition
    By Alan Lacey
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  4. Science Fact and Science Fiction: An Encyclopedia
    By Brian Stableford
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  5. Chronology of the Cold War: 1917–1992
    By Lester Brune
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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