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  • Piety and Politics in Britain, 14th–15th Centuries

    The Essays of John A.F. Thomson, 1st Edition

    By John A.F. Thomson, edited by Graeme Small

    This volume explores a range of topics during a turbulent period in British history, with particular emphasis on political change and popular piety. On the eve of the Reformation, religious beliefs were shaped by a church which was falling under the growing control of the state, and by responses…

    Hardback – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Bayeux Tapestry

    Collected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Gale R. Owen-Crocker

    This collection of fifteen papers ranges from the author's initial interest in the Tapestry as a source of information on early medieval dress, through to her startling recognition of the embroidery's sophisticated narrative structure. Developing the work of previous authors who had identified…

    Hardback – 2012-12-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Chinese Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Berry

    Chinese cinema is the only non-English language cinema to have a significant global presence. From multiplex blockbusters like Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to festival hits such as Jia Zhangke’s Still Life, Chinese cinema succeeds like no other foreign-language cinema. The…

    Hardback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Studies on Sufism in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Devin DeWeese

    Studies on Sufism in Central Asia reproduces 12 studies which explore previously unstudied sources with an eye to identifying prominent developments in the social and organizational history of the major Sufi groupings of the region; The chronological range reflected in the studies included here…

    Hardback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • China and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    How China continues its integration with the global economy is one of today’s crucial questions, both for China’s own growth prospects and for the rest of the world contending with the still numerous developmental challenges of the world’s second-largest economy. In the first thirty years after it…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Asian American Feminisms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie Bow

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseEspecially since the postwar women’s and civil rights movements, there has been an explosion of interest in race and gender in the United States. Writing by and about Asian American women has kept pace with the emergence of serious scholarship concerned…

    Hardback – 2012-08-20
    Routledge

  • The Works of Nicholas Tarling on Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    The collection’s editor writes: Southeast Asian history and historiography would be greatly handicapped if the writings of Nicholas Tarling were removed from the increasingly expanding literature. The reading list has increased several folds since the early 1950s when Southeast Asian history was…

    Hardback – 2012-08-09
    Routledge

  • Asian American Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Leiwei Li

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition SynapseAmerican writers whose provenance lies in Asia have been producing and publishing work of interest and distinction for well over a century. However, in recent decades there has been an exponential growth in their output, and much Asian-American…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
    Routledge

  • English Poets in the Late Middle Ages

    Chaucer, Langland and Others, 1st Edition

    By John A. Burrow

    This volume brings together a selection of lectures and essays in which J.A. Burrow discusses the work of English poets of the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries: Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Hoccleve, as well as the anonymous authors of Pearl, Saint Erkenwald, and a pair of metrical…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Gender and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Walklate

    In the late 1950s, Barbara Wootton memorably remarked that if men behaved like women the criminal courts would be idle and the prisons empty. Wootton was among the first to ask fundamental and challenging questions of criminology; about its structure as a discipline and its explanatory potential…

    Hardback – 2012-05-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Security and Stability in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    No region of the world has been more affected by the forces of instability and the factors of war and insecurity than has the Middle East. The area has seen more violence and conflict in the last three or four decades than all of the other world regions put together. Moreover, conflict in the area…

    Hardback – 2011-12-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib

    Qadis, Muftis and Family Law, 1st Edition

    By David S. Powers

    The first eleven essays in this collection treat the application of Islamic law in qadi courts in the Maghrib in the period between 1100 and 1500 CE. Based on preserved legal documents and the expert opinions of Muslim jurists (Muftis), the essays examine family law cases involving legal minority,…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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