• The War on Drugs in the Americas book cover

    The War on Drugs in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. White

    The War on Drugs in the Americas brings together the history of the War on Drugs in the US and Latin America to reveal how, since 1914, when the US first criminalized the non-medical use of narcotics, the trade and violence associated with drugs has developed throughout the hemisphere. This concise…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Social Media and the Islamic State: Can Public Relations Succeed Where Conventional Diplomacy Failed? book cover

    Social Media and the Islamic State

    Can Public Relations Succeed Where Conventional Diplomacy Failed?, 1st Edition

    By Ella Minty

    This book examines how social media has transformed extremist discourse. Drawing on ISIS and their sophisticated use of social media platforms and PR concepts, it explores the ways in which the outfit was able to recruit, mobilise and spread fundamentalist propaganda in regions where it had little…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge India

  • Cultures, Nationalism and Populism: New Challenges to Multilateralism book cover

    Cultures, Nationalism and Populism

    New Challenges to Multilateralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís de Sales Marques, Thomas Meyer, Mario Telò

    This book examines the role of the cultural factor, and patterns of its interaction with social, economic and political developments, in fostering identity-based new populisms and various forms of political authoritarianism across the globe. Comparing authoritarianism in the Asian and Western…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Globalisation, Europe, and Multilateralism

  • Economic Analysis of Tort Law: The Negligence Determination book cover

    Economic Analysis of Tort Law

    The Negligence Determination, 1st Edition

    By Malabika Pal

    This book looks at the negligence concept of tort law and studies the efficiency issue arising from the determination of negligence. It does so by scrutinizing actual court decisions from three common law jurisdictions – Britain, India and the United States of America. This volume fills a very…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge India

  • The Ocean of Mirth: Reading Hāsyārṇava-Prahasanaṁ of Jagadēśvara Bhaṭṭāchārya, A Political Satire for All Times book cover

    The Ocean of Mirth

    Reading Hāsyārṇava-Prahasanaṁ of Jagadēśvara Bhaṭṭāchārya, A Political Satire for All Times, 1st Edition

    By Jyotirmaya Sharma

    The Ocean of Mirth brings together an English translation and an analytical interpretation of a singularly crucial, but obscure, Sanskrit medieval text, the Hāsyārṇava-Prahasanaṁ of Jagadēśvara Bhaṭṭāchārya. As a political satire, the volume finds significant resonances among contemporary questions…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge India

  • Capitalisms and Gay Identities book cover

    Capitalisms and Gay Identities

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Valocchi

    In this important text, Stephen Valocchi brings capitalism back into the study of the gay and lesbian movement. He argues that to understand the collective identity, structure, strategies and goals of the movement, we need to understand the role that capitalism and the state have played. While…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Britain and the Cyprus Crisis of 1974: Conflict, Colonialism and the Politics of Remembrance in Greek Cypriot Society book cover

    Britain and the Cyprus Crisis of 1974

    Conflict, Colonialism and the Politics of Remembrance in Greek Cypriot Society, 1st Edition

    By John Burke

    This book examines the ideological and socio-political discourses shaping the remembrance and representation of Britain and the Cyprus conflict of 1974 within Greek Cypriot society. By combining the official with the popular and drawing on an extensive range of oral history interviews, this…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Education between Speech and Writing: Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction book cover

    Education between Speech and Writing

    Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ruyu Hung

    This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective interacts and counteracts with each other, creating a dialogue…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse: Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia book cover

    The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Borda-Niño-Wildman

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art book cover

    Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art

    1st Edition

    By Chloë N. Duckworth, Anne E. Sassin

    The myriad ways in which colour and light have been adapted and applied in the art, architecture, and material culture of past societies is the focus of this interdisciplinary volume. Light and colour’s iconographic, economic, and socio-cultural implications are considered by established and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Late Ottoman Historical Imaginary: Reconfiguring the Architectural Past in a Modernizing Empire book cover

    Architecture and the Late Ottoman Historical Imaginary

    Reconfiguring the Architectural Past in a Modernizing Empire, 1st Edition

    By Ahmet A. Ersoy

    While European eclecticism is examined as a critical and experimental moment in western art history, little research has been conducted to provide an intellectual depth of field to the historicist pursuits of late Ottoman architects as they maneuvered through the nineteenth century’s vast inventory…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica book cover

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    1st Edition

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

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