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  1. The Victorian Reinvention of Race

    New Racisms and the Problem of Grouping in the Human Sciences

    By Edward Beasley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    In mid-Victorian England there were new racial categories based upon skin colour. The 'races' familiar to those in the modern west were invented and elaborated after the decline of faith in Biblical monogenesis in the early nineteenth century, and before the maturity of modern genetics in the...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Environmental Communication Yearbook

    Volume 3

    Edited by Stephen P. Depoe

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

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

    Edited by Bruce Henderson, Noam Ostrander

    This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Saving the City

    Philosopher-Kings and Other Classical Paradigms

    By Malcolm Schofield

    Series: Issues in Ancient Philosophy

    Saving the City provides a detailed analysis of the attempts of ancient writers and thinkers, from Homer to Cicero, to construct and recommend political ideals of statesmanship and ruling, of the political community and of how it should be founded in justice. Malcolm Schofield debates to what...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period

    Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh

    By Lester L. Grabbe

    The developments in Judaism which occurred during the Second Temple period (c. 550 BC to 100 AD) were of great importance for the nature of Jewish religion in later centuries, yet few studies have examined the era in full. Now Lester L. Grabbe's lucid and accessible volume provides a much-needed...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Resource Management in Contemporary Society

    Perspectives on Managing and Presenting the Past

    Edited by Alf Hatton, Francis P. MacManamon

    Series: One World Archaeology

    This innovative collection of essays from an international range of contributors describes various means of preserving, protecting and presenting vital cultural resources within the context of economic development, competing claims of "ownership" of particular cultural resources, modern uses of...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire

    By Waldemar Heckel

    This book presents for the first time in English a detailed study of the closest friends and most trusted commanders of Alexander the Great - their career-progress, their rivalry with one another, and their influence on Alexander. The Marshals of Alexander's Empire is a blend of biography and...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gifts and Commodities

    Exchange and Western Capitalism Since 1700

    By James G. Carrier

    Series: Material Cultures

    Three hundred years ago people made most of what they used, or got it in trade from their neighbours. Now, no one seems to make anything, and we buy what we need from shops. Gifts and Commodities describes the cultural and historical process of these changes and looks at the rise of consumer...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine

    By Jack Pastor

    Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine is a study of the economic crises throughout the Second Temple Period. It establishes that the single factor of the economy which united all aspects of life in ancient society was land.Through study of a wide variety of sources, including the New Testament and...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Managing Archaeology

    Edited by John Carman, Malcolm Cooper, Anthony Firth, David Wheatley

    Effective management is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of archaeology. Archaeologists must manage the artefacts thay deal with, their funding, ancient sites, as well as the practice of archaeology itself. Managing Archaeology is a collecton of outstanding papers from experts...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

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