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  • European Foreign Conflict Reporting

    A Comparative Analysis of Public News Providers

    By Emma Heywood

    This book explores the state of European foreign conflict reporting by public-sector broadcasters, post-Cold war and post-9/11. It compares the values of three television news providers from differing public systems: BBC’s News at 10, Russia’s Vremya and France 2’s 20 Heures. The book examines how…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Caring for the Poor

    Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World

    By Cihan Tugal

    Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tuğal argues, has interacted with Christian and secular…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia

    Edited by Sui Wai Cheung

    This book argues that as colonialism brought the concept of individual, as opposed to collective, land ownership to indigenous society, along with Western surveying techniques, the changes that resulted altered the relationship of the state to its citizens, and, thereby, the structure of local…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Chinese Business Enterprise

    An Introduction

    By Hans Hendrischke

    Chinese Business Enterprise examines practical business and management issues in the context of China's changing institutional framework and the internationalization of China's economy. The author explains the general operating environment for business enterprises in China and examines issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Debating Culture in Interwar China

    By Ya-pei Kuo

    The May Fourth era (1915-1927) is considered a pivotal point in the history of modern China. This period is usually portrayed as a "Chinese Enlightenment", a period during which total change from the past was sought through the appropriation of Western science and democracy. Conventional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Leiden Series in Modern East Asian Politics, History and Media

  • Political Reform in Bahrain

    Institutional Transformation, Identity Conflict and Democracy

    By Katja Niethammer

    This book examines the current political situation in Bahrain and in particular the process of reform that has taken place in recent years. It explores both the roles of the ruling elites as well as opposition actors and shows the major influence of identity politics in this important Gulf state.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • Medicine in Abbasid Baghdad

    Doctors and Diseases During the Golden Age

    By Peter Pormann

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of medicine in Baghdad during the Golden Age of Islamic civilization. It covers topics such as hospitals, doctors and diseases, and also the intellectual and cultural values that flourished.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations

    By Margaret Cassidy

    This book explores the history of American children and media, focusing on the ways in which new media enter into and become part of children’s lives. Cassidy examines a selection of "old media" when they were "new media," with an emphasis on understanding how children used those media…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The World of Great Zimbabwe

    Edited by Innocent Pikirayi

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918

    An Empire Besieged, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Aksan

    The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918 examines the social and military transformation of the Ottoman Empire in an era of global imperialism. This new edition now covers up to the end of the First World War in 1918, includes an overarching narrative which will provide the perfect introduction to the period…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

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