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  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    eBook – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • God’s Song and Music’s Meanings: Theology, Liturgy, and Musicology in Dialogue book cover

    God’s Song and Music’s Meanings

    Theology, Liturgy, and Musicology in Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Hawkey, Ben Quash, Vernon White

    Taking seriously the practice and not just the theory of music, this ground-breaking collection of essays establishes a new standard for the interdisciplinary conversation between theology, musicology, and liturgical studies. The public making of music in our society happens more often in the…

    eBook – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Politicising and Policing Organised Crime book cover

    Politicising and Policing Organised Crime

    1st Edition

    By Monique Mann

    The concept of ‘organised crime’ is constructed and mobilised by a milieu of complex factors and discourses including a politics of law and order, and international insecurity, combined with the vested interests and priorities of scholars, politicians, government officials, and policing authorities…

    eBook – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Causation and Cognition in Early Modern Philosophy book cover

    Causation and Cognition in Early Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominik Perler, Sebastian Bender

    This book re-examines the roles of causation and cognition in early modern philosophy. The standard historical narrative suggests that early modern thinkers abandoned Aristotelian models of formal causation in favor of doctrines that appealed to relations of efficient causation between material…

    eBook – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Colonialism, China and the Chinese: Amidst Empires book cover

    Colonialism, China and the Chinese

    Amidst Empires, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Monteath, Matthew P. Fitzpatrick

    This book explores the place of China and the Chinese during the age of imperialism. Focusing not only on the state but also on the vitality of Chinese culture and the Chinese diaspora, it examines the seeming contradictions of a period in which China came under immense pressure from imperial…

    eBook – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Empires in Perspective

  • No Dialect Please, You're a Poet: English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries book cover

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet

    English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Hélie, Elise Brault-Dreux, Emilie Loriaux

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet is situated at the crossroads in research areas of literature and linguistics. This collection of essays brings to the forefront the many ways in which dialect is present in poetry and how it is realised in both written texts and oral performances. In examining…

    eBook – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Medical Use of Human Beings: Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice book cover

    Medical Use of Human Beings

    Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    Whilst activities like transplantation and medical research have typically been considered on a discrete basis, they are also actually part of a broader phenomenon of medical means being employed to make use of human beings. This book is the first ever systematic critique of such medical…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy book cover

    Hypertheatre

    Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy, 1st Edition

    By Olga Kekis

    Hypertheatre: Contemporary Radical Adaptation of Greek Tragedy investigates the adaptation of classical drama for the contemporary stage and explores its role as an active, polemical form of theatre which addresses present-day issues. The book’s premise is that by breaking drama into constituent…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia: Insiders, Outsiders, and Interlopers book cover

    Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia

    Insiders, Outsiders, and Interlopers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gil Ben-Herut, Jon Keune, Anne E. Monius

    This book explores the key motif of the religious other in devotional (bhakti) literatures and practices from across the Indian subcontinent unmasks processes of representation that involve adoption, appropriation, and rejection of different social and religious agents. The book reconsiders and…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Law of the Sea in South East Asia: Environmental, Navigational and Security Challenges book cover

    Law of the Sea in South East Asia

    Environmental, Navigational and Security Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald R Rothwell, David Letts

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) represents one of the most successful examples of multilateral treaty making in the modern era. The convention has 168 States parties, and most non-signatory States recognise nearly all of its key provisions as binding under customary…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • The Basque Contention: Ethnicity, Politics, Violence book cover

    The Basque Contention

    Ethnicity, Politics, Violence, 1st Edition

    By Ludger Mees

    To the outside world, for some half a century, the words ‘Basque Country’ have provoked an almost instant association with the Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA, Basque Homeland and Liberty) separatist group and violent conflict. The Basque Contention: Ethnicity, Politics, Violence attempts to undo this…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • The Playful Undead and Video Games: Critical Analyses of Zombies and Gameplay book cover

    The Playful Undead and Video Games

    Critical Analyses of Zombies and Gameplay, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Webley, Peter Zackariasson

    This book explores the central role of the zombie in contemporary popular culture as they appear in video games. Moving beyond traditional explanations of their enduring appeal – that they embody an aesthetic that combines horror with a mindless target; that lower age ratings for zombie games widen…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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