Archaeology: The Key Concepts
Fifty Major Economists
Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers
Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts
Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization
Fifty Key Classical Authors
Gurdjieff: The Key Concepts
Fifty Eastern Thinkers
Edited By Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn
December 13, 2004
From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method. Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries ...
By Steven Pressman
August 16, 2013
An introduction to the life, work and ideas of the people who have shaped the economic landscape from the sixteenth century to the present day. Now in a third edition, it considers how major economists might have viewed challenges such as the continuing economic slump, high unemployment and the ...
By Stuart Sim
May 13, 2013
Postmodernism is an important part of the cultural landscape which continues to evolve, yet the ideas and theories surrounding the subject can be diverse and difficult to understand. Fifty Postmodern Thinkers critically examines the work of fifty of the most important theorists within the ...
By Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin
June 27, 2013
This hugely popular A-Z guide provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which characterize post-colonialism: explaining what it is, where it is encountered and the crucial part it plays in debates about race, gender, politics, language and identity. For this third edition over thirty new ...
By William Coleman, Alina Sajed
November 26, 2012
Fifty Key Thinkers on Globalization is an outstanding guide to often-encountered thinkers whose ideas have shaped, defined and influenced this new and rapidly growing field. The authors clearly and lucidly survey the life, work and impact of fifty of the most important theorists of ...
By Alison Sharrock, Rhiannon Ashley
December 13, 2001
A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and ...
By Sophia Wellbeloved
October 03, 2002
This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including:* possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions* ...
By Diane Collinson, Kathryn Plant, Robert Wilkinson
December 16, 1999
Close analysis of the work of fifty major thinkers in the field of Eastern philosophy make this an excellent introduction to a fascinating area of study. The authors have drawn together thinkers from all the major Eastern philosophical traditions from the earliest times to the present day. The ...
Edited By Diana Newall, Grant Pooke
February 13, 2012
Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an ...
By Gary Kessler
July 20, 2011
Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion is an accessible guide to the most important and widely studied theorists on religion of the last 300 years. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the lives, works and ideas of key writers across a truly interdisciplinary range, from sociologists to ...
By Paul R. Bartrop, Steven L. Jacobs
August 20, 2010
This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, ...
Edited By Mark Durden
December 18, 2012
A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and ...