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  1. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Ethnic Conflict

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Karl Cordell, Stefan Wolff

    A definitive global survey of the interaction of race, ethnicity, nationalism and politics, this handbook blends rigorous theoretically grounded analysis with empirical illustrations to provide a state-of-the-art overview of the contemporary debates on one of the most pervasive...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. South Asian Folklore

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Peter Claus, Sarah Diamond, Margaret Mills

    With 600 signed, alphabetically organized articles covering the entirety of folklore in South Asia, this new resource includes countries and regions, ethnic groups, religious concepts and practices, artistic genres, holidays and traditions, and many other concepts. A preface introduces the material...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Medieval Jewish Civilization

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Norman Roth

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    This is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. The more than 150 alphabetically organized entries, written by scholars from around the world, include biographies, countries, events, social history, and...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

    Edited by James Trefil

    Edited by acclaimed science writer and physicist James Trefil, the Encyclopedia's 1000 entries combine in-depth coverage with a vivid graphic format to bring every facet of science, technology, and medicine into stunning focus. From absolute zero to the Mesozoic era to semiconductors to the twin...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Trade, Travel, and Exploration in the Middle Ages

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by John Block Friedman, Kristen Mossler Figg

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    Trade, Travel, and Exploration: An Encyclopedia is a reference book that covers the peoples, places, technologies, and intellectual concepts that contributed to trade, travel and exploration during the Middle Ages, from the years A.D. 525 to 1492....

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Space

    Edited by Vikas Mehta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    By closely examining its public spaces, we can decipher the social, cultural and political life of a city. Public space is the arena for individual and group expression; a forum for dialogue, debate, and contestation; a space for conviviality, leisure, performance, and display; a place...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Healthy Cities

    Edited by Jason Corburn

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    While the fields of modern city planning and public health emerged together in the 19th century to address urban inequities and infectious diseases, they were largely disconnected for much of the 20th century. In the 21st century, planning and public health are reconnecting to address the new...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    Reissuing works originally published between 1963 and 2003, this set offers a wide-ranging selection of topics related to journalism and newspapers, from the operations of Fleet Street to cataloguing US newspapers. Topical volumes consider the press and racism, major disaster coverage and ethics...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge