Handbooks and Companions

Providing a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Education and Built Environment.

  • Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.
  • The international team of contributors to each Handbook has been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
  • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualized by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

The Handbooks and Companions address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

All of our handbooks are available in print and digital formats and in 2015 Routledge Handbooks Online was launched to provide online access to institutions. For more information and to request a free trial visit www.routledgehandbooks.com

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  • The Swahili World book cover

    The Swahili World

    Edited by Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Adria LaViolette

    The Swahili World presents the fascinating story of a major world civilization, exploring the archaeology, history, linguistics, and anthropology of the Indian Ocean coast of Africa. It covers a 1,500-year sweep of history, from the first settlement of the coast to the complex urban tradition found…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge Worlds

  • Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

    Edited by Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

    The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17

  • Practical Handbook of Earth Science book cover

    Practical Handbook of Earth Science

    By Jane H. Hodgkinson, Frank D. Stacey

    This self-contained handbook provides a carefully researched, compact source of key earth science information and data, logically sorted by subject matter, and then cross-referenced. Appealing to both experts and non-experts alike, the book presents earth science and environmental science as…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    CRC Press

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