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  1. Handbook of Defence Politics

    International and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Isaiah (Ike) Wilson III, James J. F. Forest

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Issues of defence politics and policy have long been at the forefront of political agendas and defining of international affairs. With a focus on examining the fundamental sources of – and defence policy responses to – the new ‘post-9/11’ security environment, this volume offers an up-to-date,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Science Fact and Science Fiction

    An Encyclopedia

    By Brian Stableford

    Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. Science Fact and Science Fiction examines in one volume...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Chronology of the Cold War

    1917–1992

    By Lester Brune

    More than just a timeline, the Chronology of the Cold War is in-depth chronological narrative organized into sections. Each section carries a clear date and summary heading. The five major sections are I. Cold Peace, 1917-1940II. The Strange Alliance, 1941-1945III. Containment and Détente, 1946-...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Global Arms Trade

    A Handbook

    Edited by Andrew T. H. Tan

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world, analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September 2001. It provides a clear description and analysis of the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of China's International Relations

    Edited by Shaun Breslin

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In a relatively short period of time, the study of China’s international relations has gone from being a topic that interested a fairly small group of scholars and analysts to one that is close to – if not actually at – the centre of academic and policy agendas. Moreover, it is not just the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of India's International Relations

    Edited by David Scott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Handbook of India’s International Relations gives an overview of India’s international relations, given the development of India as a major economic power in the world, and the growing interest in the impact of Asia on the international system in the future. This book is centred on India’s own...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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