• Obese Humans and Rats book cover

    Obese Humans and Rats

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (…

    Hardback – 2017-08-05 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Beginnings of Religion: An introductory and Scientific Study book cover

    The Beginnings of Religion

    An introductory and Scientific Study

    By E.O. James

    In this book, first published in 1948, an attempt has been made to provide an intelligible introduction to a somewhat complex aspect of scientific inquiry. And secondly, to construct a background of ‘primitive’ ritual and belief against which the more developed religions can be placed. This book is…

    Paperback – 2017-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • Crossing Borders book cover

    Crossing Borders

    Edited by Mimi Sheller, Kevin Hannam

    Crossing Borders examines how translocal, transnational, and internal borders of various kinds distribute uneven capabilities for moving, dwelling, and circulating. The contributors offer nuanced understandings of the politics of mobility across various kinds of borders and forms of cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, Fourth Edition book cover

    Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, Fourth Edition

    By William H. Kersting

    The latest edition includes new sections on grounded wye-delta short circuit feedback current and simulation of loop flow. The text illustrates methods that ensure the most accurate results in computational modeling for electric power distribution systems. It clearly explains the principles and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    CRC Press

  • The Makeup Artist Handbook: Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre book cover

    The Makeup Artist Handbook

    Techniques for Film, Television, Photography, and Theatre, 3rd Edition

    By Gretchen Davis, Mindy Hall

    Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Focal Press

  • Rock Slope Engineering: Civil Applications, Fifth Edition book cover

    Rock Slope Engineering

    Civil Applications, Fifth Edition

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    CRC Press

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Transformer Design Principles, Third Edition book cover

    Transformer Design Principles, Third Edition

    By Robert M. Del Vecchio, Bertrand Poulin, Pierre T. Feghali, Dilipkumar M. Shah, Rajendra Ahuja

    In the newest edition, the reader will learn the basics of transformer design, starting from fundamental principles and ending with advanced model simulations. The electrical, mechanical, and thermal considerations that go into the design of a transformer are discussed with useful design formulas,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    CRC Press

  • Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets book cover

    Institutions, Partisanship and Credibility in Global Financial Markets

    By Hye Jee Cho

    Increasingly integrated global financial markets have been shaken by a series of severe shocks in recent decades, from Mexico’s Tequila crisis to the upheavals in the Eurozone. These crises have demonstrated that signs of uncertain local economic and political conditions can result in market…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Rethinking Social Exclusion in India: Castes, Communities and the State book cover

    Rethinking Social Exclusion in India

    Castes, Communities and the State

    Edited by Minoru Mio, Abhijit Dasgupta

    In recent years exclusionary policies of the Indian state have raised questions concerning social harmony and economic progress. During the last few decades the emergence of identity politics has given new lease of life to exclusionary practices in the country. Castes, communities and ethnic groups…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • The Cinematic Eighteenth Century: History, Culture, and Adaptation book cover

    The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • An Archaeology of Skill: Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe book cover

    An Archaeology of Skill

    Metalworking Skill and Material Specialization in Early Bronze Age Central Europe

    By Maikel H.G. Kuijpers

    Material is the mother of innovation and it is through skill that innovations are brought about. This core thesis that is developed in this book identifies skill as the linchpin of – and missing link between – studies on craft, creativity, innovation, and material culture. Through a detailed study…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

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