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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Tourism

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Stephen Williams

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Examining exactly what social scientists mean by the term tourism, and what it means to be a tourist, this collection charts the sociological changes that have occurred in tourism, as well as the shift from the upper-class ‘grand tours’ of the late nineteenth-century to the mass tourism of the...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of a Declining Population

    By W.B. Reddaway

    The economic consequences of changing demographics are of as much significance now as when this book was first published. The book covers not only changes in population size and age-composition, but also factors not included in the word 'declining' - such as increased life expectancy. Part 1...

    Published March 5th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Environmentalism

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by David Pepper, George Revill, Frank Webster

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Modern environmentalism is now over fifty years old. This five volume set provides wide-ranging coverage of the state and scope of environmentalism from its science-driven, physical geography-focused roots to its spread to social science and cultural studies. The articles and accompanying...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by Frank Chambers, Michael Ogle

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    The science of climate change has experienced an extraordinary expansion in the period since the mid-1980s and is paralleled by considerable public and political awareness of related issues.The degree of natural variability in, and the causes of, climate change have become particularly important...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  5. The City

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    This anthology synthesises a wealth of published research to provide students of the city with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the key concepts and themes in contemporary urban studies.This collection comprises over 130 seminal readings accompanied by embedded references to guide...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Development

    Edited by Stuart Corbridge

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    In this fascinating six volume set, Stuart Corbridge brings together more than one hundred articles dealing with the discipline of development in all its diversity. Key topics include the transformation of peasant economies, argibusiness, rural-urban relations, markets, industrialization, workers,...

    Published December 9th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Early Urban Planning: 1870-1940

    Edited by Richard LeGates, Frederic Stout

    This set is a carefully balanced selection of writings representing some of the most important currents in the thought of city and regional planning during the period 1870-1940 when urban planning emerged as a serious disciplinary field.The set consists of eight key books from this period,...

    Published February 12th 1998 by Routledge

  8. The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales

    1894-5

    Edited by J.H.F. Brabner

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    This is an authoritative source of detailed information about the cities, towns, villages and hamlets of England and Wales a century ago. Comprehensively researched over a number of years, the information consists of many thousands of entries compiled and evaluated by the relevant local authorities...

    Published April 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of Free Trade

    Edited by Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey

    Why was Britain the first country to opt for unilateral free trade 150 years ago? On 16 May 1846, the House of Commons voted to abolish tariff protection for agriculture - the famous 'repeal of the Corn Laws'. Britain then adhered to her free trade policy despite both her relative economic decline...

    Published March 6th 1997 by Routledge

  10. The History of Rome

    By Theodor Mommsen

    Series: Early Sources in Classics

    Mommsen's The History of Rome was a major influence on the concept of ancient history during the last half of the nineteenth century. His book was translated into every major language and gained favour with a huge international public. It has remained the most indispensable core work in the field...

    Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge