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  1. The Farm Press, Reform and Rural Change, 1895-1920

    By John J. Fry

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This project contributes to our understanding of rural Midwesterners and farm newspapers at the turn of the century. While cultural historians have mainly focused on readers in town and cities, it examines Midwestern farmers. It also contributes to the "new rural history" by exploring the ideas of...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Facts, Fiction, and African Creative Imaginations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Fallou Ngom

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume brings together insights from distinguished scholars from around the world to address the facts, fiction and creative imaginations in the pervasive portrayals of Africa, its people, societies and cultures in the literature and the media. The fictionalization of Africa and African issues...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Rhetoric of Intellectual Property

    Copyright Law and the Regulation of Digital Culture

    By Jessica Reyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In recent years we have witnessed a rising tension between the open architecture of the Internet and legal restrictions for online activities. The impact of digital recording technologies and distributed file sharing systems has forever changed the expectations of everyday users with regard to...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Ethics

    Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought

    By Mariam al-Attar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations....

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World

    Contests of Virtue

    By Heather L. Reid

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. God's Wife, God's Servant

    The God's Wife of Amun (ca.740–525 BC)

    By Mariam F. Ayad

    Mariam F. Ayad explores how five women were elevated to a position of supreme religious authority. Drawing on a variety of textual, iconographic, and archaeological evidence, and containing fifty-one black and white and colour illustrations, the volume discusses this often neglected subject,...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mask

    MI5's Penetration of the Communist Party of Great Britain

    By Nigel West

    MI5’s dramatic interception of secret signals to Moscow from a hidden base in Wimbledon uncovered the true extent of Soviet espionage in Britain. Intelligence expert Nigel West reveals how MASK, the codename for one of the most secretive sources ever run by British intelligence, enabled Stanley...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

    By Kitty Newman

    Series: Cold War History

    This new study casts fresh light on the roles of Harold Macmillan and Nikita Khrushchev and their efforts to achieve a compromise settlement on the pivotal Berlin Crisis. Drawing on previously unseen documents and secret archive material, Kitty Newman demonstrates how the British Prime Minister...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. Economic Statecraft during the Cold War

    European Responses to the US Trade Embargo

    By Frank Cain

    Series: Cold War History

    Discussing a rarely researched aspect of the Cold War, this volume uses new material to examine how the United States trade embargo on the Soviet Union and communist China severed relationships with Europe, particularly focusing on Great Britain. In the late 1940s, the US government stopped nearly...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Churchill and Spain

    The Survival of the Franco Regime, 1940–1945

    Edited by Richard Wigg

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This thoroughly researched, highly perceptive and utterly gripping study deals with an important aspect of Spanish and British history - Churchill's policy of appeasement toward the Franco regime in Spain. Wigg demonstrates that the tolerance shown toward Spain's wartime trading permitted the...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

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