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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published March 11th 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...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Estates Gazette

  3. 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...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Language Testing and Assessment

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Most scholars consider the birth of modern language testing as a field of study to be the year 1961 with the publication of Robert Lado’s book Language Testing and John Carroll’s chapter ‘Fundamental Considerations in Language Testing’. In the decades since it has grown in scope into a deeper and...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Historical Gazetteer of the United States

    By Paul T. Hellmann

    The first place-by-place chronology of U.S. history, this book offers the student, researcher, or traveller a handy guide to find all the most important events that have occurred at any locality in the United States....

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Dictionary of Philosophy

    3rd Edition

    By Alan Lacey

    Providing an illuminating and informed introduction to central philosophical issues, concepts and perspectives in the core fields of metaphysics, epistemology and philosophical logic, the Dictionary takes the most common terms and notions and clarifies what they mean to the philosopher and what...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Science Fact and Science Fiction

    An Encyclopedia

    By Brian Stableford

    Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. Science Fact and Science Fiction examines in one volume...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Chronology of the Cold War

    1917–1992

    By Lester Brune

    More than just a timeline, the Chronology of the Cold War is in-depth chronological narrative organized into sections. Each section carries a clear date and summary heading. The five major sections are I. Cold Peace, 1917-1940II. The Strange Alliance, 1941-1945III. Containment and Détente, 1946-...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge