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  • God's Blueprints: A Sociological Study of Three Utopian Sects book cover

    God's Blueprints

    A Sociological Study of Three Utopian Sects, 1st Edition

    By John McKelvie Whitworth

    Viewing the world with abhorrence, members of utopian sects isolate themselves from its influence. As this book, first published in 1975, shows, they seek to establish and promulgate radically distinctive forms of society according to what they claim to be God’s blueprint and which they believe are…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • A House Divided: Protestantism, Schism and Secularization book cover

    A House Divided

    Protestantism, Schism and Secularization, 1st Edition

    By Steve Bruce

    The main concern of this study, first published in 1990, is the part played by Protestantism in the complex of social processes of ‘secularization’. The book deals with the way in which Protestant schism and dissent paved the way for the rise of religious pluralism and toleration; and it also looks…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Pray TV: Televangelism in America book cover

    Pray TV

    Televangelism in America, 1st Edition

    By Steve Bruce

    In this book, first published in 1990, the significance of televangelism in America is examined in detail. This well-informed, measured analysis includes discussion of the place of televangelism in the history of American Protestantism; the styles of leading TV preachers and the televangelical star…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict book cover

    Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Annette Wilkes

    Focusing on the era of "first encounters" in Polynesia, this book provides a fresh look at some of the early contacts between indigenous people and the captains and crew of European ships. The case studies chosen enable comparison of New Zealand Māori–European transactions with similar Pacific ones…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

  • Jehovah's Witnesses: The New World Society book cover

    Jehovah's Witnesses

    The New World Society, 1st Edition

    By Marley Cole

    This book, first published in 1956, is the first authoritative, comprehensive account of the worldwide activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses. It traces their origins and development, and a special section covers the founding, organization and development of the movement in Great Britain.…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Religion, Aging and Health: A Global Perspective: Compiled by the World Health Organization book cover

    Religion, Aging and Health

    A Global Perspective: Compiled by the World Health Organization, 1st Edition

    Edited by William M. Clements

    This book, first published in 1989, attempts to identify from within religious cultures those elements of tradition, behaviour and lifestyle that are health protective in that, by adhering to them, physical, mental and social wellbeing will be maintained as people grow old. It examines how…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

  • Legal Protection of Private Equity Investors in China: Practice, Challenges and Reform book cover

    Legal Protection of Private Equity Investors in China

    Practice, Challenges and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Chi Zhang

    This monograph aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the legal protection of the private equity (PE) investors in China. In an academic sense, this research mainly focuses on the agency problems in the life cycle of PE investment under the business organization law system in China. Briefly…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain: A Study in State Socialism book cover

    Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War: The Other Side of Vietnam book cover

    The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War

    The Other Side of Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Seth Offenbach

    The Vietnam War was the central political issue of the 1960s and 1970s. This study by Seth Offenbach explains how the conflict shaped modern conservatism. The war caused disputes between the pro-war anti-communists right and libertarian conservatives who opposed the war. At the same time, Christian…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Justice, Community and Globalization: Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Justice, Community and Globalization

    Groundwork to a Communal-Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Joshua Anderson

    This book takes up the tension between globalization and community in order to articulate a new theory of global justice. Although the process of globalization is not new, its current manifestation and consequences are. At the same time, there is a growing recognition of the importance of…

    eBook – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Fourth and Revised Edition book cover

    The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power with the region,…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans: Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing book cover

    Trauma and Resilience in the Lives of Contemporary Native Americans

    Reclaiming our Balance, Restoring our Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Hilary N. Weaver

    Indigenous Peoples around the world and our allies often reflect on the many challenges that continue to confront us, the reasons behind health, economic, and social disparities, and the best ways forward to a healthy future. This book draws on theoretical, conceptual, and evidence-based…

    eBook – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

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