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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Induction and Intuition in Scientific Thought

    By P B Medawar

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1969. This book explains what is wrong with the traditional methodology of "inductive" reasoning and shows that the alternative scheme of reasoning associated with Whewell, Pierce and Popper can give the scientist a useful insight into the way he thinks....

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Gramsci and Global Politics

    Hegemony and resistance

    Edited by Mark McNally, John Schwarzmantel

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    The aim of this book is to explain and assess the relevance of the ideas of Gramsci to a world fundamentally transformed from that in which his thought was developed. It takes some of Gramsci’s best-known concepts – hegemony, civil society, passive revolution, the national-popular, trasformismo,...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. German Orientalism

    The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945

    By Ursula Wokoeck

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, German universities were at the forefront of scholarship in Oriental studies. Drawing upon a comprehensive survey of thousands of German publications on the Middle East from this period, this book presents a detailed history of the...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

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