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  1. The Ghazi Sultans and the Frontiers of Islam

    A comparative study of the late medieval and early modern periods

    By Ali Anooshahr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    The Ghazi Sultans were frontier holy-warrior kings of late medieval and early modern Islamic history. This book is a comparative study of three particular Ghazis in the Muslim world at that time, demonstrating the extent to which these men were influenced by the actions and writings of their...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Germany - The Tides of Power

    By Michael Balfour

    In Germany - The Tides of Power, Michael Balfour sets out to explain the factors which have shaped the German social, political and economic character. Tracing the movement of power from the Middle Ages onwards, he seeks to lead the reader to an understanding of modern Germany - why Germany...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason

    A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    By Berel Dov Lerner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Judaism and Collective Life

    Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz

    By Aryei Fishman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Examining the relationship between Judaism as a religious culture and kibbutz life, this is a ground-breaking work in the research of Judaism.The book takes as its point of departure the historical fact that it was Orthodox pioneers of German origin, in contrast to their Eastern European...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

    Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Ghaznavid and Seljuk Turks

    Poetry as a Source for Iranian History

    By G.E. Tetley

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This new view on aspects of the Ghaznavid and Seljuk dynasties concentrates on the relationship of the panegyric poets Farrukhi Sistani (c.995-1032) and Mu'izzi (c.1045-1127) to the Ghaznavid and Seljuk rulers and dignitaries for whom they wrote. Dr Tetley investigates the reliability of the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The History of Jamaica

    From its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year 1872

    By William James Gardner

    This systematic history of Jamaica was written after the abolition of slavery by a man imbued with a sense of 18th-century liberalism. It is based on public records and archives, and the mass of pamphlet literature which had been published over the years....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Marxist History and Postwar Japanese Nationalism

    By Curtis Anderson Gayle

    This book explores the historical writings of postwar Japanese Marxists - who were, and who continue to be, surprisingly numerous in the Japanese academic world. It shows how they developed in their historical writing ideas of 'radical nationalism', which accepted presupposed ideas of Japan's '...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Evolution, Order and Complexity

    By Kenneth Boulding, Elias Khalil

    Evolution, Order and Complexity reflects topical interest in the relationship between the social and natural worlds. It represents the cutting edge of current thinking which challenges the natural/social dichotomy thesis by showing how the application of ideas which derive from biology can be...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. How to Live Forever

    Science Fiction and Philosophy

    By Stephen R L Clark

    Immortality is a subject which has long been explored and imagined by science fiction writers. In his intriguing new study, Stephen R.L.Clark argues that the genre of science fiction writing allows investigation of philosophical questions about immortality without the constraints of academic...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

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