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  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability book cover

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

  • Gilgamesh book cover

    Gilgamesh

    1st Edition

    By Louise M. Pryke

    Gilgamesh focuses on the eponymous hero of the world’s oldest epic and his legendary adventures. However, it also goes further and examines the significance of the story’s Ancient Near Eastern context, and what it tells us about notions of kingship, animality, and the natures of mortality and…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World

  • Human Fatigue: Evolution, Health and Performance book cover

    Human Fatigue

    Evolution, Health and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Francesco E. Marino

    Fatigue is a condition spanning the breadth of human functioning in health and disease and is a central concern in sport and exercise. Even so we are yet to fully understand its causes. One reason for this lack of understanding is that we seldom consider fatigue from an evolutionary perspective -…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment book cover

    The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions: A Universal Advaita book cover

    Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions

    A Universal Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Gregg

    The Hindu thinker Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) was and remains an important figure both within India, and in the West, where he was notable for preaching Vedanta. Scholarship surrounding Vivekananda is dominated by hagiography and his (mis)appropriation by the political Hindu Right. This work…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Romania and the Quest for European Identity: Philo-Germanism without Germans book cover

    Romania and the Quest for European Identity

    Philo-Germanism without Germans, 1st Edition

    By Cristian Cercel

    Exploring the largely positive representations of Romanian Germans predominating in post-1989 Romanian society, this book shows that the underlying reasons for German prestige are strongly connected with Romania’s endeavors to become European. The election, in 2014, of Klaus Iohannis as Romania’s…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility book cover

    Cycling

    A Sociology of Vélomobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competencies and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality in Society and the Professions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laszlo Zsolnai, Bernadette Flanagan

    Increasingly, it is being recognized that spirituality, defined here as "a multiform search for a transcendent meaning of life that connects them to all living beings and brings them in touch with God or ‘Ultimate Reality,’" is an aspect of almost every sphere and aspect of social life. It appears…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Music Theory Essentials: A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials book cover

    Music Theory Essentials

    A Streamlined Approach to Fundamentals, Tonal Harmony, and Post-Tonal Materials, 1st Edition

    By Jason W. Solomon

    Music Theory Essentials offers an antidote to music theory textbooks that are overly long and dense. Focusing on the essentials, this text provides a clear-cut guide to the key concepts of music theory. Beginning with no assumptions about music theory knowledge, the book covers the core elements of…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Movements in Organizational Communication Research: Current Issues and Future Directions book cover

    Movements in Organizational Communication Research

    Current Issues and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie McDonald, Rahul Mitra

    Movements in Organizational Communication Research is an essential resource for anyone wishing to become familiar with the current state of organizational communication research and key trends in the field. Seasoned organizational communication scholars will find that the book provides unique…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Tech Request: A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World book cover

    Tech Request

    A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World, 1st Edition

    By Emily L. Davis, Brad Currie

    In this much-needed book, experts Emily L. Davis and Brad Currie draw on their extensive experience in coaching and instructional technology and provide concrete, research-based strategies to help coaches in their day-to-day role. Whether you’re beginning a coaching initiative or looking for…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Palabras clave para organizar textos en español: Recursos pragmáticos y discursivos book cover

    Palabras clave para organizar textos en español

    Recursos pragmáticos y discursivos, 1st Edition

    By Eladio Duque, Carmen Martín de León, Cristina Garcia Hermoso

    Palabras clave para organizar textos en español: recursos pragmáticos y discursivos está dirigido a estudiantes de español como lengua extranjera –de nivel B2/ C1 (MCER) o Intermediate High/ Advanced Low (ACTFL)– que deseen mejorar la coherencia de sus textos hablados y escritos.  En este libro el…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

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