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  1. Divine Heiress

    The Virgin Mary and the Making of Christian Constantinople

    By Vasiliki Limberis

    Divine Heiress explores the vital role of the Virgin Mary in the cultural and religious life of Constantinople in late antiquity. It shows how she was transformed from a humble Jewish maiden into a divine figure and supernatural protector of Constantinople.Vasiliki Limberis examines the cult of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Dreams and Suicides

    The Greek Novel from Antiquity to the Byzantine Empire

    By Suzanne Macalister

    This study discusses the Greek novel through the ages, from the genre's flowering in late Antiquity to its learned revival in twelfth-century Byzantium. Its unique feature is its full coverage of the Byzantine novels, demonstrating that they both depend upon and react against the ancient novel, and...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Politics and Religion in the United Kingdom

    By Steve Bruce

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This important new volume seeks to provide significant contribution to our understanding of religion and politics, demonstrating through comparisons with other countries the unusually complex nature of the interaction of religion and politics in the United Kingdom. Bruce provides a detailed and...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The First of Causes to Our Sex

    The Female Moral Reform Movement in the Antebellum Northeast, 1834-1848

    By Daniel S. Wright

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    The First of Causes to Our Sex is a study of the first movement in the United States for social change by and for women. Female moral reform in the 1830s and '40s was a campaign to abolish sexual vice and the sexual double standard, and to promote sexual abstinence among the young as they entered...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Theory of Logical Types

    Monographs in Modern Logic

    By Irving M. Copi

    This reissue, first published in 1971, provides a brief historical account of the Theory of Logical Types; and describes the problems that gave rise to it, its various different formulations (Simple and Ramified), the difficulties connected with each, and the criticisms that have been directed...

    Published July 24th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Reconstruction of Western Europe 1945-1951

    By Alan S. Milward

    Series: Economic History

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Radicalisation and Media

    Connectivity and Terrorism in the New Media Ecology

    By Andrew Hoskins, Akil Awan, Ben O'Loughlin

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the circulation and effects of radical discourse by analysing the role of mass media coverage in promoting or hindering radicalisation and acts of political violence. There is a new environment of conflict in the post-9/11 age, in which there appears to be emerging threats to...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Concepts of Indoctrination (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 20)

    Philosophical Essays

    Edited by Ivan A. Snook

    Indoctrination is an important concept in educational philosophy. It bears on many areas of study, including ethics, epistemology and philosophy of science, and opens up new paths of investigation into such questions as classroom method and the rights of parents and their children. This book brings...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Beyond Domination (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 23)

    An Essay in the Political Philosophy of Education

    By Patricia White

    This volume introduces a new conception of political education and new roles for headteachers and parents in the creation of a more democratic educational system. The book proposes curbing the power of teachers, including headteachers, stripping parents of their rights, and making political...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Bourdieu's Politics

    Problems and Possiblities

    By Jeremy F. Lane

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the last decade of his career, the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu became involved in a series of high-profile political interventions, defending the cause of striking students and workers, speaking out in the name of illegal immigrants, the homeless and the unemployed, challenging the...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

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