E-books: Humanities

  • Practicing Oral History Among Refugees and Host Communities book cover

    Practicing Oral History Among Refugees and Host Communities

    1st Edition

    By Marella Hoffman

    Practicing Oral History among Refugees and Host Communities provides a comprehensive and practical guide to applied oral history with refugees, teaching the reader how to use applied, contemporary oral history to help provide solutions to the ‘mega-problem’ that is the worldwide refugee crisis.…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Practicing Oral History

  • Reassessing Japan’s Cold War: Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s book cover

    Reassessing Japan’s Cold War

    Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    As memories of the savage conflict inaugurated by the attack on Pearl Harbor recede, the ethical foundations that influenced postwar interpretations of Japan’s role during the Cold War era are crumbling on different fronts. Retracing Japanese history during the Sixties, this book locates the…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • The Ethics of Precaution: Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care book cover

    The Ethics of Precaution

    Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care, 1st Edition

    By Levente Szentkirályi

    There are thousands of substances manufactured in the United States to which the public is routinely exposed and for which toxicity data are limited or absent. Some insist that uncertainty about the severity of potential harm justifies implementing precautionary regulations, while others claim…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Form of Ideology: Investigations into the Sense of Ideological Reasoning with a View to Giving an Account of its Place in Political Life book cover

    The Form of Ideology

    Investigations into the Sense of Ideological Reasoning with a View to Giving an Account of its Place in Political Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by D. J. Manning

    First published in 1980. Of all the concepts deployed in the study of politics the application of the concept of ideology is by far the least precise. Those who have sought to clarify its meaning have concluded that ideology is not an independent constituent of political life and indispensable to…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy

  • The Metaphysics of Good and Evil book cover

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil

    1st Edition

    By David S. Oderberg

    The Metaphysics of Good and Evil is the first, full-length contemporary defence, from the perspective of analytic philosophy, of the Scholastic theory of good and evil – the theory of Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and most medieval and Thomistic philosophers. Goodness is analysed as obedience to…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge

  • Transmediations: Communication Across Media Borders book cover

    Transmediations

    Communication Across Media Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Niklas Salmose, Lars Elleström

    This collection offers a multi-faceted exploration of transmediations, the processes of transfer and transformation that occur when communicative acts in one medium are mediated again through another. While previous research has explored these processes from a broader perspective, Salmose and…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China: Morning Sun in the Tiny Times book cover

    Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China

    Morning Sun in the Tiny Times, 1st Edition

    By Hui Faye Xiao

    This book surveys the explosive youth culture in twenty-first century China, an active and powerful force catalysing cultural innovations, social changes, and collective efforts, re-inventing a pluralistic and multivalent youth (qingnian) in an age of enormous change, division and uncertainty.…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Transnational Politics in the Post-9/11 Novel book cover

    Transnational Politics in the Post-9/11 Novel

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Conte

    Transnational Politics in the Post-9/11 Novel suggests that literature after September 11, 2001 reflects the shift from bilateral nation-state politics to the multilateralism of transnational politics. While much of the criticism regarding novels of 9/11 tends to approach these works through…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • Religious Tolerance from Renaissance to Enlightenment: Atheist’s Progress book cover

    Religious Tolerance from Renaissance to Enlightenment

    Atheist’s Progress, 1st Edition

    By Eric MacPhail

    This new study examines the relationship of atheism to religious tolerance from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment in a broad array of literary texts and political and religious controversies written in Latin and the vernacular primarily in France, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The main…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Leadership Reformed: Why Leaders Need the Gospel to Change the World book cover

    Leadership Reformed

    Why Leaders Need the Gospel to Change the World, 1st Edition

    By Sen Sendjaya

    This book presents the gospel as a sensemaking tool to critically examine five areas of personal leadership effectiveness, namely desire, identity, dignity, motive, and ambition. Every tipping point in changing the world for the better always involves leadership. Yet history also illustrates that…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Ethics, Meaningfulness, and Mutuality book cover

    Ethics, Meaningfulness, and Mutuality

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Yeoman

    There is an urgent need to understand how private and public organisations can play a role in promoting human values such as fairness, dignity, respect and care. Globalisation, technological advance and climate change are changing work, organisations and systems in ways which foster inequality,…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Performing Popular Music: The Art of Creating Memorable and Successful Performances book cover

    Performing Popular Music

    The Art of Creating Memorable and Successful Performances, 1st Edition

    By David Cashman, Waldo Garrido

    This book explores the fundamentals of popular music performance for students in contemporary music institutions. Drawing on the insights of performance practice research, it discusses the unwritten rules of performances in popular music, what it takes to create a memorable performance, and live…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

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