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  • Cuba: From Economic Take-off to Collapse Under Castro book cover

    Cuba

    From Economic Take-off to Collapse Under Castro, 1st Edition

    By Jorge Salazar-Carrillo

    This book is a study of Cuba's economic development under communism over the last fifty-five years. The authors find that Cuba's socioeconomic development has gone backward since the Cuban Revolution in 1959. The authors conclude that Fidel Castro's revolution has been an economic disaster for Cuba…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans book cover

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement,…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Dominant Beliefs and Alternative Voices: Discourse, Belief, and Gender in American Study book cover

    Dominant Beliefs and Alternative Voices

    Discourse, Belief, and Gender in American Study, 1st Edition

    By Joan Elias Gore

    This book examines why study abroad is a marginal activity in American higher education and evaluates the role gender has played in the development and maintenance of this marginality.…

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    RoutledgeFalmer Studies in Higher Education

  • Simonides on the Persian Wars: A Study of the Elegiac Verses of the

    Simonides on the Persian Wars

    A Study of the Elegiac Verses of the "New Simonides", 1st Edition

    By Lawrence M. Kowerski

    This book considers what evidence the "new Simonides" fragments offer for Simonides' elegiac compositions on the Persian Wars. The current orthodoxy is that they represent three separate elegies on individual battles, one on Artemisium, one on Salamis, and one on Plataea. Kowerski evaluates what…

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Classics

  • Language, Identity, and Stereotype Among Southeast Asian American Youth: The Other Asian book cover

    Language, Identity, and Stereotype Among Southeast Asian American Youth

    The Other Asian, 1st Edition

    By Angela Reyes

    This book—an ethnographic and discourse analytic study of an after-school video-making project for 1.5- and second-generation Southeast Asian American teenagers—explores the relationships among stereotype, identity, and ethnicity that emerge in this informal educational setting. …

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Economics of Feeding the Hungry: Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security book cover

    Economics of Feeding the Hungry

    Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Noel Russell

    As productivity expands to cater for population increase and shifting diets, many individuals remain hungry, whilst others suffer obesity, and significant amounts of food are wasted. Yet, this triple dilemma oversimplifies the underlying complexity. This book explores this complexity from an…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Language in Zambia book cover

    Language in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sirarpi Ohannessian, Mubanga E. Kashoki

    Originally published in 1978, this volume is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the linguistic situation in Zambia: who speaks which languages, where they are spoken, what these languages are like. Special emphasis is given to the extensive survey of the languages of the Kafue…

    eBook – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy. Fifty-six chapters, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. L. Brown, Tim Lomas, Francisco Jose Eiroa-Orosa

    Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the field of positive psychology has sought to implement a science of human flourishing so that we may lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It has found expression not only in academic papers but also popular books and, increasingly, in government…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mahabharata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics book cover

    Mahabharata Now

    Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arindam Chakrabarti, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

    The Mahabharata is at once an archive and a living text, a sourcebook complete by itself and an open text perennially under construction. Driving home this striking contemporary relevance of the famous Indian epic, Mahabharata Now focuses on the issues of narration, aesthetics and ethics, as also…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Exploring the Senses: South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity book cover

    Exploring the Senses

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences. In drawing upon…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution: Modern Commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita book cover

    Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution

    Modern Commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Palshikar

    What is ‘evil’? What are the ways of overcoming this destructive and morally recalcitrant phenomenon? To what extent is the use of punitive violence tenable? Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution compares the responses of three modern Indian commentators on the Bhagavad-Gita — Aurobindo Ghose, Bal…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India
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