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  1. Urban Sociology

    Critical Essays

    Edited by C.G. Pickvance

    This book applies the historical materialist, or Marxist view of urban sociology and collates some fundamental sources of this perspective available. This book was first published in 1976....

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Victorian Economy

    By Francois Crouzet

    Series: Economic History

    Britain’s role in the mid-nineteenth century as the world’s greatest economic power was an extraordinary phenomenon, foreshadowed in the Industrial Revolution of the century before and originating from a unique combination of global and indigenous factors. In this study François Crouzet analyses...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban Sociology

    By R.N. Morris

    This book offers a coherant theoretical introduction to urban sociology. Based on the urban theory of Louis Wirth, it systematically examines Wirth's principal ideas in the contexts of pre-industrial cities, industrial cities and bureaucracies. Morris discusses conditions for the emergence of...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Purchase of Pardise

    The social function of aristocratic benevolence, 1307-1485

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Britain's Revival and Fall in the Gulf

    Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the Trucial States, 1950-71

    By Simon C. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of the Middle East

    Britain's relationship with the Gulf region remains one of the few unexplored episodes in the study of British decolonization. The decision, announced in 1968, to leave the Gulf within three years represented an explicit recognition by Britain that its 'East of Suez' role was at an end. This book...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Interpretations of the Bhagavad-Gita and Images of the Hindu Tradition

    The Song of the Lord

    By Catherine A. Robinson

    The Bhagavad-Gita is probably the most popular - and certainly the most frequently quoted and widely studied - work of the Hindu scriptures. This book investigates the relationship between the various interpretations of the Bhagavad-Gita and the Hindu tradition. Taking into account a range of...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Readings in Law and Popular Culture

    Edited by Steven Greenfield, Guy Osborn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    Readings in Law and Popular Culture is the first book to bring together high quality research, with an emphasis on context, from key researchers working at the cutting-edge of both law and cultural disciplines. Fascinating and varied, the volume crosses many boundaries, dealing with areas as...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Story of Analytic Philosophy

    Plot and Heroes

    Edited by Anat Biletzki, Anat Matar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    This unique collection looks at analytic philosophy in its historical context. Prominent philosophers discuss key figures, including Russell and Wittgenstein, methods and results in analytic philosophy to present its story. This volume assesses the challenge posed by changing cultural and...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Contradictions of Modern Moral Philosophy

    Ethics after Wittgenstein

    By Dr Paul Johnston, Paul Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    The Contradictions of Modern Moral Philosophy is a highly original and radical critique of contemporary moral theory. Paul Johnston demonstrates that much recent moral philosophy is confused about the fundamental issue of whether there are correct moral judgements. He shows that the standard modern...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Imperial Japan

    1926-1938

    By A Morgan Young

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years, the author collected in this volume the most significant current events for discussion. They include the financial crisis of 1927, hostilities with China and in particular Manchuria, Japan’s booming manufacturing industry, Japanese nationalism,...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

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