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  • Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia book cover

    Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Sun

    The second decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a surging interest in personalized medicine with the concomitant promise to enable more precise diagnosis and treatment of disease and illness, based upon an individual’s unique genetic makeup. In this book, my goal is to contribute to a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society book cover

    The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Europa International Foundation Directory 2019 book cover

    The Europa International Foundation Directory 2019

    28th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its 28th edition, the Europa International Foundation Directory 2019 provides an unparalleled guide to the foundations, trusts, charitable and grantmaking NGOs, and other similar not-for-profit organizations of the world. It provides a comprehensive picture of third sector activity on a…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    The Europa International Foundation Directory

  • Revolt Against the Dead: The Modernization of a Mayan Community in the Highlands of Guatemala book cover

    Revolt Against the Dead

    The Modernization of a Mayan Community in the Highlands of Guatemala, 1st Edition

    By Douglas E. Brintnall

    First Published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge

  • The Paradise Bank: The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984 book cover

    The Paradise Bank

    The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Green, Sara Kinsey

    The Mercantile Bank of India was one of a small band of British-managed banks which dominated Anglo-Eastern finance for most of the 20th century. Founded in London in 1893, the Mercantile inherited the business, branches, staff and even the distinctive cable address - Paradise, London - of its…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia: Bangladesh after Rana Plaza book cover

    Labour, Global Supply Chains and the Garment Industry in South Asia

    Bangladesh after Rana Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    This book argues that larger flaws in the global supply chain must first be addressed to change the way business is conducted to prevent factory owners from taking deadly risks to meet clients’ demands in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Using the 2013 Rana-Plaza disaster as a departure point,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution book cover

    The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    This book presents the latest evidence on the controversial ‘Waterside Ape’ theory of human evolution, what used to be known as the ‘Aquatic Ape’ theory. The traditional ‘Savannah Ape’ theory that early hominid apes evolved on the grass plains of East Africa 6- 7 million years ago from our…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City book cover

    Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Incorporation, Authorship, and Anglo-American Literature (1815–1918) book cover

    Incorporation, Authorship, and Anglo-American Literature (1815–1918)

    1st Edition

    By Jasper Schelstraete

    Incorporation, Authorship, and Anglo-American Literature (1815–1918) is concerned with the new ways in which nineteenth-century authors came to imagine nationhood in response to the emergent global market. It investigates how authors negotiated a largely unregulated global economic space, both…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • The Purchase of Paradise: Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485 book cover

    The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • What Is Religion? book cover

    What Is Religion?

    2nd Edition

    By Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Starting from the premise that religion is a human endeavour that can be analysed and compared across time and cultures, What Is Religion? brings the most up-to-date scholarship to bear on humankind’s most enduring creation. Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge

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