E-books: Humanities

  • Witch-Hunting in Scotland: Law, Politics and Religion book cover

    Witch-Hunting in Scotland

    Law, Politics and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Brian P. Levack

    Shortlisted for the 2008 Katharine Briggs Award Witch-Hunting in Scotland presents a fresh perspective on the trial and execution of the hundreds of women and men prosecuted for the crime of witchcraft, an offence that involved the alleged practice of maleficent magic and the worship of the devil,…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Eight Masks of Men: A Practical Guide in Spiritual Growth for Men of the Christian Faith book cover

    The Eight Masks of Men

    A Practical Guide in Spiritual Growth for Men of the Christian Faith, 1st Edition

    By Frederick Grosse, Richard L Dayringer

    In today's rapidly changing society, the rules you learned as a child may no longer apply, causing you to experience restlessness and confusion. The Eight Masks of Men: A Practical Guide in Spiritual Growth for Men of the Christian Faith will encourage you to come out from behind your mask of…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Our Families, Our Values: Snapshots of Queer Kinship book cover

    Our Families, Our Values

    Snapshots of Queer Kinship, 1st Edition

    By Robert Goss, Amy Adams Squire Strongheart

    Our Families, Our Values challenges both the gay community and American society to examine carefully the meaning of family values and the nature of social institutions such as marriage and the family. It asks you provoking, even disturbing, questions such as: “Is it prudent for members of the…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime: A Student Textbook book cover

    Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change book cover

    The Postsecular Sacred

    Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change, 1st Edition

    By David Tacey

    In The Postsecular Sacred: Jung, Soul and Meaning in an Age of Change, David Tacey presents a unique psychological study of the postsecular, adding a Jungian perspective to a debate shaped by sociology, philosophy and religious studies. In this interdisciplinary exploration, Tacey looks at the…

    eBook – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Black Males and the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Black Males and the Criminal Justice System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason M. Williams, Steven Kniffley

    Relying on a multidisciplinary framework of inquiry and critical perspective, this edited volume addresses the unique experiences of Black males within various stages of contact in the criminal justice system. It provides a comprehensive overview of the administration of justice, mental and…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Logic of Conflict: Making War and Peace in the Middle East: Making War and Peace in the Middle East book cover

    Logic of Conflict: Making War and Peace in the Middle East

    Making War and Peace in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Steven Greffenius

    The Stalin era has been less accessible to researchers than either the preceding decade or the postwar era. The basic problem is that during the Stalin years censorship restricted the collection and dissemination of information (and introduced bias and distortion into the statistics that were…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Scholarly Resources on the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union in the New York Metropolitan Area book cover

    A Guide to Scholarly Resources on the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union in the New York Metropolitan Area

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Karlowich

    Identifies collections held by public and university libraries, historical societies, and other institutions, as well as private collections, with material relating to any subject and historical period, and to the widest geographical area under imperial or Soviet rule. Includes movements for example…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Ethical Imagination: Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology book cover

    The Ethical Imagination

    Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Sean Fitzpatrick

    What do we do with our fantasies? Are there right and wrong ways to imagine, feel, think, or desire? Do we have our fantasies, or do they have us? In The Ethical Imagination: Exploring Fantasy and Desire in Analytical Psychology, Sean Fitzpatrick explores how our obligation to the Other extends to…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century: Moving Beyond Clausewitz book cover

    Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    Moving Beyond Clausewitz, 1st Edition

    By George R. Lucas, Jr.

    This book examines the importance of "military ethics" in the formulation and conduct of contemporary military strategy. Clausewitz’s original analysis of war relegated ethics to the side-lines in favor of political realism, interpreting the proper use of military power solely to further the…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Humans and Lions: Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence book cover

    Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Academic Discourse and Global Publishing: Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times book cover

    Academic Discourse and Global Publishing

    Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times, 1st Edition

    By Ken Hyland, Feng (Kevin) Jiang

    Academic Discourse and Global Publishing offers a coherent argument for changes in published academic writing over the past 50 years. Demonstrating how published writing represents academics’ decisions about how best to present their work, their readers and themselves in the global context of a…

    eBook – 2019-07-10
    Routledge

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