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  • The Final Transition book cover

    The Final Transition

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Kalish

    This text is not just another reader on death, but rather a carefully developed book, created specifically for those persons whose major interests are either death education, death counseling, or, of course, both. The audience which this book addresses include: persons who have had either…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Death and Dying

  • Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports: The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838 book cover

    Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports

    The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838, 1st Edition

    By R. John Brockmann

    By 1838, over two thousand Americans had been killed and many hundreds injured by exploding steam engines on steamboats. After calls for a solution in two State of the Union addresses, a Senate Select Committee met to consider an investigative report from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Eternity and Me: The Everlasting Things in Life and Death book cover

    Eternity and Me

    The Everlasting Things in Life and Death, 1st Edition

    By Allan Kellehear

    The 40 short reflections in this book address the ways in which we face the prospect of death and loss. The first 20 reflections are designed to be read by (or to) anyone living with a life-threatening illness; the other 20 are reflections on living with grief, especially bereavement. Each…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Death, Value and Meaning Series

  • Evolutionary and Neurocognitive Approaches to Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts book cover

    Evolutionary and Neurocognitive Approaches to Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts

    1st Edition

    By Colin Martindale, Paul Locher, Vladimir M Petrov, Arnold Berleant

    In this book, well-known scholars describe new and exciting approaches to aesthetics, creativity and psychology of the arts, approaching these topics from a point of view that is biological or related to biology and answering new questions with new methods and theories. All known societies produce…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Foundations and Frontiers in Aesthetics Series

  • Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear book cover

    Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy," which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Islamic Corporate Finance book cover

    Islamic Corporate Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Kabir Hassan, Mamunur Rashid, Sirajo Aliyu

    Most existing texts covering topics in Islamic finance discuss the potential of Islamic banking; very few talk about other forms of financing and the investment activities of Islamic firms from the standpoint of owners and managers. This book fills this gap by looking at the traditional as well as…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge

  • Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness book cover

    Transitions Between Consciousness and Unconsciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guido Hesselmann

    The empirical study of consciousness is in constant progress. New ideas and approaches arise, methods are being debated and refined, and experimental research over the last two decades has produced a rich body of data, acquired in the aim to better understand consciousness and its neural…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Consciousness Research

  • Transport Policy Problems at National and International Level: A Contribution by the Transport Workers' Unions book cover

    Transport Policy Problems at National and International Level

    A Contribution by the Transport Workers' Unions, 1st Edition

    By International Transport Worker's Federation

    Published in 1959, this book presents a study of transport problems including those of the coordination of inland transport, and special problems of coordination in areas of urban transport, civil aviation, sea ports and arising problems in the course of the economic integration of Europe.…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Innovation: Asian Case Studies of Innovating for the Common Good book cover

    Social Innovation

    Asian Case Studies of Innovating for the Common Good, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Lai-Yin Cheah

    In the world of creating new ventures with the single goal of achieving financial profitability, it is well known that nine of ten startups are likely to fail. For new social ventures that have the twin goals of financial profitability and social inclusiveness, the chances of failures are even…

    eBook – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Innovation and Technology Horizons

  • Auditor's Talk: An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day book cover

    Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Jim Pirie, Derek Matthews

    This book is an oral history of the auditing profession in Britain from 1920s to the present day based on extended extracts from interviews with 77 past and present practitioners. Those interviewed ranged from a nonagenarian who qualified in the 1920s, to active contemporaries, from sole…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • The American Family: A Compendium of Data and Sources book cover

    The American Family

    A Compendium of Data and Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josefina J. Card

    This compendium is one of a series of social science research and teaching resources created by the American Family Data Archive at Sociometrics Corporation. It describes 28 data sets chosen by a panel of scientist-experts as having outstanding potential for secondary data analysis on issues facing…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 book cover

    The Costumes of Burlesque

    1866-2018, 1st Edition

    By Coleen Scott

    The Costumes of Burlesque: 1866-2018 is the first volume to inclusively document burlesque costume from its birth in the 1860’s through the global burlesque movement in 2018. This lushly illustrated book presents the history and development of this American art form by documenting the origins,…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

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