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  • Of Armor and Men in Medieval England

    The Chivalric Rhetoric of Three English Knights' Effigies, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Ann Dressler

    Despite the profusion of knightly effigies created between c. 1240 and c. 1330 for tombs throughout the British Isles, these commemorative figures are relatively unknown to art historians and medievalists. Until now, their rich visual impact and significance has been relatively unexplored by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Persuasion in Society

    3rd Edition

    By Dr Herbert W Simons, Jean G. Jones, Herbert W. Simons

    Persuasion in Society, Third Edition introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging…

    Paperback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge

  • Tertullian and the Unborn Child

    Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Julian Barr

    Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Tertullian’s attitude towards the foetus and embryo. Examining Tertullian’s…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Teachers on the Edge

    The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Boe, David Masiel, Eric Schroeder, Lisa Sperber

    For over 25 years, the journal Writing on the Edge has published interviews with influential writers, teachers, and scholars. Now, Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews, 1989–2017 collects the voices of 39 significant figures in writing studies, forming an accessible survey of the modern…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Computer Games and Technical Communication

    Critical Methods and Applications at the Intersection, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer deWinter, Ryan M. Moeller

    Taking as its point of departure the fundamental observation that games are both technical and symbolic, this collection investigates the multiple intersections between the study of computer games and the discipline of technical and professional writing. Divided into five parts, Computer Games and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns

    Persuading People to Be Safer, 1st Edition

    By Nurit Guttman

    This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Using Sources Effectively

    Strengthening Your Writing and Avoiding Plagiarism, 5th Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Now in its fifth, expanded edition, Using Sources Effectively, Fifth Edition targets the two most prominent problems in current research-paper writing: the increase in unintentional plagiarism and the ineffective use of research source material. Designed as a supplementary textbook for both…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30
    Routledge

  • Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration

    Visualizing Supreme Power, 1st Edition

    By Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf

    Analysing the decorative programmes of the most opulent European palaces of the time, Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf investigates how meaning was conveyed through display and visual effects. She explores the visual meaning inherent in the scheme of spatial relations; in effects of scale, perspective,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Acheson

    Early modern printed books are copiously illustrated with charts, diagrams, and other kinds of images that represent systems of thought and ways of doing things. Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature shows how these images fostered what Elizabeth Eisenstein called brainwork related…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Potter

    A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe

    The Cultural Politics of Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Angi Buettner

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe explores the phenomenon of Holocaust transfer, analysing the widespread practice of using the Holocaust and its imagery for the representation and recording of other historical events in various media sites. It investigates the use of Holocaust imagery in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Argumentation

    Analysis and Evaluation, 2nd Edition

    By Frans H. van Eemeren, A. Francisca Sn Henkemans

    This book concentrates on argumentation as it emerges in ordinary discourse, whether the discourse is institutionalized or strictly informal. Crucial concepts from the theory of argumentation are systematically discussed and explained with the help of examples from real-life discourse and texts.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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