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August and September 2012

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Welcome to our Advanced Book Information Catalogue for August and September 2012.

A new academic term means nervous new students, shiny new stationery, fresh new notebooks and of course... the new edition of the Reference Advanced Book Information Catalogue. So, point that lost fresher in the right direction, grab a cup of coffee and take a minute (or several) to flick through August and September’s bumper edition.

This month you’ll be able to find details of the latest releases, both in print and online, across our range of lists – Major Works, Routledge Revivals, Routledge Library Editions, and Europa, as well as our Handbooks and Companions. Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled a selection of recommendations to give you a helping hand, simply click on one of the links below to begin.

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  1. Asian American Feminisms

    Edited by Leslie Bow

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseEspecially since the postwar women’s and civil rights movements, there has been an explosion of interest in race and gender in the United States. Writing by and about Asian American women has kept pace with the emergence of serious scholarship concerned...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Handbook of Land and Water Grabs in Africa

    Foreign direct investment and food and water security

    Edited by John Anthony Allan, Martin Keulertz, Suvi Sojamo, Jeroen Warner

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    According to estimates by the International Land Coalition based at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 57 million hectares of land have been leased to foreign investors since 2007. Current research has focused on human rights issues related to inward investment in land but...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Urban Modelling

    Edited by Alan Wilson

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    The study of cities is one of the grand challenges of twenty-first-century science, and mathematical modelling—in this case, urban modelling—provides a crucial contribution to scholarly and practical projects fully to comprehend their workings, evolution, and associated planning problems. There...

    Published September 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. A Companion to Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    By Philip Barnes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1986, this compilation offers a guide to the major aspects of contemporary British theatre. In the period covered, Britain was among the world leaders in theatre as the post-war years saw a remarkable surge in theatrical creativity, associated with the experimental, innovatory...

    Published September 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Strategic Survey 2012

    The Annual Review of World Affairs, 3rd Edition

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    Series: Strategic Survey

    The Strategic Survey is the annual review of world affairs from The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). It is an invaluable tool for interpreting world-wide strategic developments and has, since 1966, provided essential analysis of the year’s key events in international...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge