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  1. Handbook of Oil Politics

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    These days, one would have a difficult time picking up a newspaper, or watching a newscast that did not have a lead story dealing with some aspect of oil. From instability in the Middle East, to stock market crashes and concerns over the health of the world economy, to wars that seem to break out...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Chinese Film

    By Zhiwei Xiao, Yingjin Zhang

    Edited by Yingjin Zhang

    The Encyclopedia of Chinese Film, one of the first ever encyclopedias in this area, provides alphabetically organized entries on directors, genres, themes, and actors and actresses from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as 300 film synopses. Great care has been taken to provide solid...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Martin Chuzzlewit (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 10

    By Sylvere Monod

    Although enjoyed my many as a masterpiece of Dickens’ comic writing, Martin Chuzzlewit has long been underrated by professional critics. This volume redresses the balance by devoting its attention to a full critical discussion of the novel and by including a full survey of the critical positions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Imagination of Charles Dickens (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 3

    By A. O. J. Cockshut

    This book describes Charles Dickens as an ordinary man who by being perfectly tuned to the public taste developed into a master of his art. The clue to this paradox lies, in the author’s opinion, in Dickens’ obsession with such topics as money, crowds and prisons which touch the life of everyone....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Changing Sixth Form in the Twentieth Century

    By A D Edwards

    Originally published 1970.This book traces the history of the sixth form in Britain from the first decade of this century and follows the continuing debate over its function to the present day. It analyzes what kind of organisation is required to meet the demands of rising numbers and questions...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Educational Policy and the Mission Schools

    Case Studies from the British Empire

    Edited by Brian Holmes

    Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social consequences of action...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

    Edited by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Dickens and the Twentieth Century (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 6

    By John & Gabriel Gross & Pearson

    The essays in this volume examine questions such as Dickens’ symbolism, his political attitudes, his psychological tensions and his artistry. They are also concerned with aspects of Dickens which have been neglected in recent years, such as his handling of plot, his heroes and heroines, his...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Social Novel in England 1830-1850 (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 2

    By Louis Cazamian

    This is the first English translation of Le Roman social en Angleterre by Louis Cazamian, which is widely recognized as the classic survey of Victorian social fiction. Starting from the eighteenth century, Cazamian traces the ways in which rationalism and romanticism intertwined and competed,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Companion to Our Mutual Friend (RLE Dickens)

    Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 4

    By Michael Cotsell

    Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) Dickens’ last completed novel, has been critically praised as a profound and troubled masterpiece, and yet is has received far less scholarly attention than his other major works. This volume is the first book-length study of the novel. It explores every aspect of Dickens...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge