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  1. Foucault, Marxism and Critique

    By Barry Smart

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Michel Foucault

    In this work, originally released in 1983, Barry Smart examines the relevance of Foucault's work for developing an understanding of those issues which lie beyond the limits of Marxist theory and analysis - issues such as 'individualising' forms of power, power-knowledge relations, the rise of 'the...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Democratic Culture

    Historical and Philosophical Essays

    Edited by Akeel Bilgrami

    Series: Critical Interventions in Theory and Praxis

    A collection of essays by distinguished scholars, this book delineates a substantial conception of democracy, the great promise as well as the pitfalls of a democratic mentality and culture. These essays go beyond the institutional and formal descriptions of democracy to its underlying cultural...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge India

  3. India’s Foreign Relations, 1947–2007

    By Jayanta Kumar Ray

    Series: South Asian History and Culture

    The book examines the lapses in leadership which led to certain crucial problems in foreign policy at the time of India's independence in 1947, unresolved even in the first decade of the 21st century. It argues that Indian leaders, opting for Partition in 1947, perpetuated and...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge India

  4. The History of Bethlem

    By Jonathan Andrews, Asa Briggs, Roy Porter, Penny Tucker, Keir Waddington

    Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe with an unbroken...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Advaita Vedanta and Vaisnavism

    The Philosophy of Madhusudana Sarasvati

    By Sanjukta Gupta

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    In Indian philosophy and theology, the ideology of Vedanta occupies an important position. Hindu religious sects accept the Vedantic soteriology, which believes that there is only one conscious reality, Brahman from which the entire creation, both conscious and non-conscious, emanated. Madhusudana...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities

    Edited by Michael Flood, Judith Kegan Gardiner, Bob Pease, Keith Pringle

    The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities offers a comprehensive guide to the current state of scholarship about men, masculinities, and gender around the world. The Encyclopedia's coverage is comprehensive across three dimensions: areas of personal and social life, academic...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Operatic State

    Cultural Policy and the Opera House

    By Ruth Bereson

    The Operatic State examines the cultural, financial, and political investments that have gone into the maintenance of opera and opera houses in Europe, the USA and Australia. It analyses opera's nearly immutable form throughout wars, revolutions, and vast social changes throughout the world....

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Kierkegaard's Upbuilding Discourses

    Philosophy, Literature, and Theology

    By George Pattison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    George Pattison provides a bold and innovative reassessment of Kierkegaard's neglected Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses and reading of his work as a whole. The first full length assessment of the discourses in English, this volume will be essential reading for philosophers and theologians, and anyone...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Seven Wonders Ancient World

    First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Ark of Speech

    By Jean-Louis Chrétien

    The Ark of Speech investigates the interplay of speech and silence in the dialogue between God and human beings, and human beings and the world. Ranging from the Old Testament and its depiction of God's creative word to the New Testament and its focus on the life and words of Jesus as the Word of...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

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