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  1. English for Academic Purposes

    Edited by Helen Basturkmen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) focuses on the types of English learners encounter and use in academic or study situations, usually in higher education contexts, and on the teaching and learning of academic English. It also focuses on the types of English and forms of communication used by...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Military Balance 2015

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select country...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Deleuze and Guattari on Architecture

    Edited by Graham Livesey

    Series: Critical Assessments in Architecture

    The writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari have had an immense impact on architectural discourse during the last two decades, particularly in the realm of digital design and fabrication. Well-known concepts such as rhizomatics, striated and smooth space, and folding have become part of...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law

    Edited by Mark Tushnet, Thomas Fleiner, Cheryl Saunders

    The Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law is an advanced level reference work which surveys the current state of constitutional law. Featuring new, specially commissioned papers by a range of leading scholars from around the world, it offers a comprehensive overview of the field as well as...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rebels and Renegades

    A Chronology of Social and Political Dissent in the United States

    By Neil A. Hamilton

    Rebels and Renegades examines 350 years of history through the eyes of the uncompromising. Presented in nine clearly written chronological chapters, this comprehensive reference covers the major events and personalities in the history of extremism in the U.S. Besides chronicling the event itself,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Country Music

    A Biographical Dictionary

    By Richard Carlin

    This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style, the entries not only outline the careers of country music's greatest artists, they...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Key Figures in Medieval Europe

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Richard K. Emmerson

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    From emperors and queens to artists and world travelers, from popes and scholars to saints and heretics, Key Figures in Medieval Europe brings together in one volume the most important people who lived in medieval Europe between 500 and 1500. Gathered from the biographical entries from the on-going...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Dynamics of a Changing Technology

    A case study in textile manufacturing

    Edited by Peter J. Fensham, Douglas Hooper

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    Edited by Ian Coxhead

    The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers new insights into the rapidly-developing economies of Southeast Asia. Despite widespread initial deprivation, Southeast Asia has achieved and sustained a remarkable rate of growth, in the course of which tens of millions have successfully...

    Published December 18th 2014 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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