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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Wheel of Death

    Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources

    By Philip Kapleau

    Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. China and the Middle East

    From Silk Road to Arab Spring

    By Muhamad S. Olimat

    China and the Middle East uniquely explores China’s growing presence in the Middle East, and both the benefits and anxiety that this presence has caused in the region, as well as in the West. There are currently very few sources of reference from a Middle Eastern standpoint on the role that the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. String Quartets

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Mara Parker

    This research guide is an annotated bibliography of sources dealing with the string quartet. This second edition is organized as in the original publication (chapters for general references, histories, individual composers, aspects of performance, facsimiles and critical editions, and miscellaneous...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Data Bank Society (Routledge Revivals)

    Organizations, Computers and Social Freedom

    By John Smith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, written in the context of its first publication in 1970, discusses and documents the invasion of privacy by the corporation and the social institution in the search for efficiency in information processing. Discussing areas such as the impact of the computer on administration, privacy...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Rebels and Renegades

    A Chronology of Social and Political Dissent in the United States

    By Neil A. Hamilton

    Rebels and Renegades examines 350 years of history through the eyes of the uncompromising. Presented in nine clearly written chronological chapters, this comprehensive reference covers the major events and personalities in the history of extremism in the U.S. Besides chronicling the event itself,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge