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  • Reflections: 50 Years of Medieval Archaeology, 1957-2007: No. 30: 50 Years of Medieval Archaeology, 1957-2007 book cover

    Reflections: 50 Years of Medieval Archaeology, 1957-2007: No. 30

    50 Years of Medieval Archaeology, 1957-2007, 1st Edition

    By Roberta Gilchrist

    This volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Society for Medieval Archaeology (established in 1957), presenting reflections on the history, development and future prospects of the discipline. The papers are drawn from a series of conferences and workshops that took place in 2007-08, in…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Actuarial Models for Disability Insurance book cover

    Actuarial Models for Disability Insurance

    1st Edition

    By S Haberman, E Pitacco

    Disability insurance, long-term care insurance, and critical illness cover are becoming increasingly important in developed countries as the problems of demographic aging come to the fore. The private sector insurance industry is providing solutions to problems resulting from these pressures and…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Levant in Transition: No. 4 book cover

    The Levant in Transition: No. 4

    1st Edition

    By P.J. Parr

    The latter part of the 3rd millennium BC witnessed severe dislocations in the social, economic and political structures of the lands at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea - the Levant. In the south, in what is now Israel, the Palestinian Territories and Jordan, hitherto thriving urban centres…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • Tourists, Travellers and Hotels in 19th-Century Jerusalem: On Mark Twain and Charles Warren at the Mediterranean Hotel book cover

    Tourists, Travellers and Hotels in 19th-Century Jerusalem

    On Mark Twain and Charles Warren at the Mediterranean Hotel, 1st Edition

    By Rupert L. Chapman III

    Jerusalem was a constant focus in the hearts and minds of all pilgrims and tourists travelling to the Holy Land in the nineteenth century, but knowing exactly where they might  get clean and decent accommodations on arrival was of the utmost importance.  This volume is a study of the rise…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • Szymanowski, Eroticism and the Voices of Mythology book cover

    Szymanowski, Eroticism and the Voices of Mythology

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Downes

    The desire to voice the artistic revelation of the truth of a precarious, multi-faceted, yet integrated self lies behind much of Szymanowski's work. This self is projected through the voices of deities who speak languages of love. The unifying figure is Eros, who may be embodied as Dionysus, Christ…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Orientalism, Masquerade and Mozart's Turkish Music book cover

    Orientalism, Masquerade and Mozart's Turkish Music

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Head

    Matthew Head explores the cultural meanings of Mozart's Turkish music in the composer's 18th-century context, in subsequent discourses of Mozart's significance for 'Western' culture, and in today's (not entirely) post-colonial world. Unpacking the ideological content of Mozart's numerous…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • Theology on Trial: Kierkegaard and Tillich on the Status of Theology book cover

    Theology on Trial

    Kierkegaard and Tillich on the Status of Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Losee

    Soren Kierkegaard sought to clarify what it means to be a Christian. He concluded that a one-on-one relationship with God is required, to encounter the "Absolute Paradox," defined as an immutable being entering into and transforming human history. Kierkegaard's dim view of a systematic Christian…

    eBook – 2018-12-13
    Routledge

  • John Henry Newman: Theology and Reform book cover

    John Henry Newman

    Theology and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Allsopp, Ronald R. Burke

    This collection of papers grew out of a concern of several at Creighton University for the perduring nature of the thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman. Although Cardinal Newman died some one hundred years ago, his influence on today’s thinking is still strong. Like Sir Thomas More with his Utopia…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Garland Science

  • Character and Causation: Hume’s Philosophy of Action book cover

    Character and Causation

    Hume’s Philosophy of Action, 1st Edition

    By Constantine Sandis

    In the first ever book-length treatment of David Hume’s philosophy of action, Constantine Sandis brings together seemingly disparate aspects of Hume’s work to present an understanding of human action that is much richer than previously assumed. Sandis showcases Hume’s interconnected views on action…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge

  • Seven Lectures on Wang Guowei’s Renjian Cihua book cover

    Seven Lectures on Wang Guowei’s Renjian Cihua

    1st Edition

    By Florence Chia-Ying Yeh

    Renjian cihua is a masterpiece of literary criticism written by Wang Guowei (1877–1927), a scholar of the Chinese classics who lived during the late Qing and early Republican periods. Since its publication in 1908 and 1909, it has been one of the most influential academic works in China. Elegantly…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies book cover

    Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies

    1st Edition

    By Antonio Strati

    Diverse philosophies constitute the theoretical ground of the study of the aesthetic side of organization. In fact, there is not a single unique philosophy behind the organizational research of the aesthetic dimension of organizational life. Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies will…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Batman and the Multiplicity of Identity: The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero as Cultural Nexus book cover

    Batman and the Multiplicity of Identity

    The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero as Cultural Nexus, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Concentrating primarily on contemporary depictions of Batman in the comic books, this book analyzes why Batman is so immensely popular right now in America and globally, and how the fictional Dark Knight reveals both new cultural concerns and longstanding beliefs about American values. The…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

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