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New and Published Books

  1. Bertrand Russell: A Life

    By Herbert Gottschalk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    Bertrand Russell’s eminence of intellect and person has long been unassailable. Besides his distinction as mathematician and philosopher, and a vast output of books, articles, lectures and talks on most aspects of the human condition, there is his continuing concern for day-to-day political issues,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. John Dee's Actions with Spirits (Volumes 1 and 2)

    22 December 1581 to 23 May 1583

    By Christopher Whitby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This was originally a two volume set which is now bound as one. Here is presented an investigation of the nature of the earliest extant records of the supposed communication with angels and spirits of John Dee (1527-1608) with the assistance of his two mediums or 'scryers', Barnabas Saul and Edward...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bertrand Russell: The Passionate Sceptic

    By Alan Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    ‘Fascinating’, ‘brilliant’, ‘oddly moving’, ‘a warm human picture’ – this biography was enthusiastically received when it came out in 1957. And no wonder. It is not only the lively story of a distinguished man but a lucid account of his work and its significance. The author, who was himself a...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The International Who's Who 2015

    78th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Biographical Reference Series

    When you need to source accurate information on the past history, achievements and current activities of leading world figures, from heads of state to sporting greats, Europa's The International Who's Who 2015 provides the answer. Published annually since 1935 The International Who's Who is your...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Publisher and his Circle

    The Life and Work of John Taylor, Keats' Publisher

    By Tim Chilcott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Keats

    In the early nineteenth century, the publishing house of Taylor & Hessey brought out the work of Keats, Clare, Hazlitt, De Quincey, Carlyle, Lamb, Coleridge and many more of the most important literary figures of the time, as well as the great literary journal of the period, the London Magazine...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Introduction to Keats

    By William Walsh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Keats

    In this introduction to the life and works of John Keats, originally published in 1981, William Walsh presents a comprehensive but approachable study which illuminates first the poems, indirectly the man, and more obliquely the period. Working within a biographical framework, the author looks at...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Nightingale and the Hawk

    A Psychological Study of Keats' Ode

    By Katharine M. Wilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Keats

    This book is the result of investiging whether Ode to a Nightingale could be interpreted as the record of an actual song that moved Keats so deeply as to involve, in Jung’s terms, an experience of the Self. . It is in effect a biographical study of one aspect of Keats’ life of the imagination. It...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Stylistic Development of Keats

    By Walter Jackson Bate

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Keats

    This study, first published in 1945, gives a precise description of the unfolding of a great poet’s craftsmanship and suggests alignments of the technical progression with the changes of the mind. Metrical analysis is given in order to throw light on Keats’ general stylistic development using the...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. My Life: Recollections of a Nobel Laureate

    By Max Born

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    In this collection of informal reminiscences, first published in 1975, Max Born has written an extraordinarily vivid account of his life and work, originally intended for his family. Ranging from his time at the University of Göttingen, where Born had his first real motivation for a professional...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Niels Bohr: Physics and the World

    Edited by Herman Feshbach, Tetsuo Matsui, Alexandra Oleson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Containing the proceedings of the symposium held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Niels Bohr, this collection was first published in 1988. More than any other individual, Bohr was responsible for the development of quantum mechanics...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Dostoevsky 1821-1881
    By E.H. Carr
    To Be Published August 5th 2014
  2. International Who's Who in Poetry 2015, 18th Edition
    Edited by Europa Publications
    To Be Published August 20th 2014
  3. International Who's Who of Authors and Writers 2015, 30th Edition
    Edited by Europa Publications
    To Be Published August 20th 2014
  4. Who's Who in International Affairs 2015, 9th Edition
    Edited by Europa Publications
    To Be Published October 8th 2014

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