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  1. 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Country Music

    A Biographical Dictionary

    By Richard Carlin

    This illustrated A-Z guide covers more than 700 country music artists, groups, and bands. Articles also cover specific genres within country music as well as instruments used. Written in a lively, engaging style, the entries not only outline the careers of country music's greatest artists, they...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Key Figures in Medieval Europe

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Richard K. Emmerson

    Series: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    From emperors and queens to artists and world travelers, from popes and scholars to saints and heretics, Key Figures in Medieval Europe brings together in one volume the most important people who lived in medieval Europe between 500 and 1500. Gathered from the biographical entries from the on-going...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Constitutions of the World

    By Robert L. Maddex

    From Algeria to Zimbabwe, Constitutions of the World is a guide to the constitutions and constitutional histories of eighty nations. It will prove an invaluable resource for any teacher or student interested in politics, law, human rights or the political history of nations across the world....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Dictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction

    By M.C. Rintoul

    Fascinating and comprehensive in scope, the Dictionary of Real People and Places in Fiction is a valuable source for both students and teachers of literature, and for those interested in locating the facts behind the fiction they read. In a single, scholarly volume, it provides intriguing insight...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Indicative Past

    A Hundred Years of the Girls' Public Day School Trust

    By Josephine Kamm

    Originally published in 1971,this volume is much more than a history of the Girls’ Public Day School Trust; it examines the growth of educational opportunities for girls and is set against a background of changing social attitudes and ideas. The book is mainly concerned with a small group of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Companion to Contemporary Economic Thought

    Edited by Michael Bleaney, David Greenaway, Dr Ian Stewart, Ian Stewart

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    * 41 in-depth essays cover current economic theory and applied economics in a single, comprehensive volume* Interfaces section considers economics as it relates to other disciplines* Extensive notes, bibliographies and suggestions for further reading; detailed index of Topics and People`A...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

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