• Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth: Hard Times Today book cover

    Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth

    Hard Times Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall

    Contemporary popular culture is engaged in a rich and multi-levelled set of representational relations with austerity. This volume seeks to explore these relations, to ask: how does popular culture give expression to austerity; how are its effects conveyed; how do texts reproduce and expose its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Rise of Transtexts: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    The Rise of Transtexts

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin W.L. Derhy Kurtz, Mélanie Bourdaa

    This volume builds on previous notions of transmedia practices to develop the concept of transtexts, in order to account for both the industrial and user-generated contributions to the cross-media expansion of a story universe. On the one hand exists industrial transmedia texts, produced by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning: Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems book cover

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning

    Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Cullen

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning gives the reader direct access to the foundational documents of the tradition of calculation created by astronomers of the early Chinese empire between the late second century BCE and the third century CE. The paradigm they established was to shape East Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Marking the Land: Hunter-Gatherer Creation of Meaning in their Environment book cover

    Marking the Land

    Hunter-Gatherer Creation of Meaning in their Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by William A Lovis, Robert Whallon

    Marking the Land investigates how hunter-gatherers use physical landscape markers and environmental management to impose meaning on the spaces they occupy. The land is full of meaning for hunter-gatherers. Much of that meaning is inherent in natural phenomena, but some of it comes from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Role of the Management Accountant: Local Variations and Global Influences book cover

    The Role of the Management Accountant

    Local Variations and Global Influences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lukas Goretzki, Erik Strauss

    There is considerable national variation in the professionalization and status of the management accountant. Although researchers from different countries have contributed to our knowledge about tasks and roles, we have limited insights into the development, education, and socio-cultural influences…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rabbinic Judaism: Space and Place book cover

    Rabbinic Judaism

    Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By David Kraemer

    In the aftermath of the conquest of the Holy Land by the Romans and their destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE, Jews were faced with a world in existential chaos—both they and their God were rendered homeless. In a religious tradition that had equated Divine approval with peaceful dwelling…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sharing Economies in Times of Crisis: Practices, Politics and Possibilities book cover

    Sharing Economies in Times of Crisis

    Practices, Politics and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Ince, Sarah Marie Hall

    The ‘new sharing economy’ is a growing phenomenon across the Global North. It claims to transform relationships of production and consumption in a way that can improve our lives, reduce environmental impacts, and reduce the cost of living. Amidst various economic, environmental, and other crises,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Southern Min: Comparative Phonology and Subgrouping book cover

    Southern Min

    Comparative Phonology and Subgrouping, 1st Edition

    By Bit-Chee Kwok

    Southern Mǐn refers to a group of Chinese dialects spoken mainly in Southeast China and Taiwan. This group occupies a special position in the study of Chinese dialects, not only because of its large population of speakers (around 48 million) but also because of its preservation of various archaic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Smart Development in Smart Communities book cover

    Smart Development in Smart Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gilberto Antonelli, Giuseppe Cappiello

    The concept of smart cities has become one of the most significant new lines of thinking to emerge in the social sciences in recent years, both from the research and policy angles. To date, the focus in smart specialization has been on what regions as a whole can do to bring about innovation, but…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The German Historical School and European Economic Thought book cover

    The German Historical School and European Economic Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Michalis Psalidopoulos

    The financial crisis of 2008 has revived interest in economic scholarship from a historical perspective. The most in depth studies of the relationship between economics and history can be found in the work of the so-called German Historical School (GHS). The influence of the GHS in the USA and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Origins of Inequality in Human Societies book cover

    Origins of Inequality in Human Societies

    1st Edition

    By Bernd Baldus

    Since the beginning of social life human societies have faced the problem how to distribute the results of collaborative activities among the participants. The solutions they found ranged from egalitarian to unequal but caused more dissension and conflict than just about any other social structure…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • War Gothic in Literature and Culture book cover

    War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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