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  1. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Global Arms Trade: A Handbook
    Edited by Andrew T. H. Tan
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  2. Handbook of Defence Politics: International and Comparative Perspectives
    Edited by Isaiah (Ike) Wilson III, James J. F. Forest
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. Handbook of China's International Relations
    Edited by Shaun Breslin
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. Handbook of India's International Relations
    Edited by David Scott
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  5. Planning Theory
    Edited by Ali Madanipour
    To Be Published June 5th 2015

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