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  1. Persian Documents

    Social History of Iran and Turan in the 15th-19th Centuries

    Edited by Kondo Nobuaki

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    After the Mongol period, Persian was the official written language in Iran, Central Asia and India. A vast amount of documents relating to administration and social life were produced and yet, unlike Ottoman and Arabic documents, Persian historical resources have received very little critical...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences

    By Aya Takahashi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Jean Baudrillard

    Fatal Theories

    Edited by David B. Clarke, Marcus Doel, William Merrin, Richard G. Smith

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Jean Baudrillard was one of the most influential, radical, and visionary thinkers of our age. His ideas have had a profound bearing on countless fields, from art and politics to science and technology. Once hailed as the high priest of postmodernity, Baudrillard’s sophisticated theoretical analyses...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Atlantic Iron Age

    Settlement and Identity in the First Millennium BC

    By Jon Henderson

    It may be surprising to learn that this book is the first ever survey of the Atlantic Iron Age: this tradition is cited in archaeology frequently enough to seem firmly established, yet has never been clearly defined.With this book, Jon Henderson provides an important and much-needed exploration of...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Derrida & Education

    Edited by Gert J.J. Biesta, Denise Egéa-Kuehne

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Bringing together the work of international experts in the field, and two interviews with Derrida himself, this book provides a key to the reflections that Derrida's work has prompted on all aspects of educational studies. The contributors address fundamental educational issues from a...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Archaeology of Ethiopia

    By Niall Finneran

    This book provides the first truly comprehensive multi-period study of the archaeology of Ethiopia, surveying the country's history, detailing the discoveries from the late Stone Age, including the famous 'Lucy' and moving onto the emergence of food production, prehistoric rock art and an analysis...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Kant, Foucault, and Forms of Experience

    By Marc Djaballah

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This study presents the theoretical apparatus of Foucault’s early historical analyses as a version of Kantian criticism. In an initial textual exposition, the author attempts to distill a unified discursive practice from Kant’s theoretical writings, arguing for Foucault’s proximity to Kant on the...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Pictorial Turn

    Edited by Neal Curtis

    In 1992 W. J. T. Mitchell argued for a "pictorial turn" in the humanities, registering a renewed interest in and prevalence of pictures and images in what had been understood as an age of simulation, or an increasingly extensive and diverse visual culture. However, in what is often characterized as...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Greek and Roman Networks in the Mediterranean

    Edited by Irad Malkin, Christy Constantakopoulou, Katerina Panagopoulou

    How useful is the concept of "network" for historical studies and the ancient world in particular? Using theoretical models of social network analysis, this book illuminates aspects of the economic, social, religious, and political history of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Bringing together...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Power and Policy in Putin’s Russia

    Edited by Richard Sakwa

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    The volume provides a retrospective analysis of Putin’s eight years as president between 2000 and 2008. An international group of leading specialists examine Putin’s leadership in an informed and balanced manner. The authors are drawn from Russia itself, as well as from Europe, America and...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

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