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  • The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Yehoshua Frenkel

    Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-10-12
    Routledge

  • (toward) a phenomenology of acting

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Zarrilli

    In (toward) a phenomenology of acting, Phillip Zarrilli considers acting as a ‘question’ to be explored in the studio and then reflected upon. This book is a vital response to Jerzy Grotowski’s essential question: "How does the actor ‘touch that which is untouchable?’" Phenomenology invites us to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy. Fifty-six chapters, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    First published in 1993, this is a new edition of the classic text in which Clenora Hudson-Weems sets out a paradigm for women of African descent. Examining the status, struggles and experiences of the Africana woman forced into exile in Europe, Latin America, the United States or at Home in Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Hands on Media History

    A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Hall, John Ellis

    Hands on Media History explores the whole range of hands on media history techniques for the first time, offering both practical guides and general perspectives. It covers both analogue and digital media; film, television, video, gaming, photography and recorded sound. Understanding media means…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge

  • Secularization

    1st Edition

    By Charles Turner

    ‘Secularization’ sounds simple, a decline in the power of religion. Yet, the history of the term is controversial and multi-faceted; it has been useful to both religious believers and non-believers and has been deployed by scholars to make sense of a variety of aspects of cultural and social change…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Relativism

    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian, Annalisa Coliva

    Relativism, an ancient philosophical doctrine, is once again a topic of heated debate. In this book, Maria Baghramian and Annalisa Coliva present the recent arguments for and against various forms of relativism. The first two chapters introduce the conceptual and historical contours of relativism…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Resistance to Belief Change

    Limits of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Lao, Jason Young

    This book examines the human proclivity to resist changing our beliefs. Drawing on psychological, neurological, and philosophical research, and integrating topics as wide ranging as emotion, cognition, social (and physical) context, and learning theory, Lao and Young explore why this resistance to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Nonfiction Sound and Story for Film and Video

    A Practical Guide for Filmmakers and Digital Content Creators, 1st Edition

    By Amy DeLouise, Cheryl Ottenritter

    This book guides nonfiction storytellers in the art of creatively and strategically using sound to engage their audience and bring stories to life. Sound is half of film and video storytelling, and yet its importance is often overlooked until a post-production emergency arises. Written by two…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Focal Press
    The Producer's Playbook

  • A Historical Sociology of Disability

    Human Validity and Invalidity from Antiquity to Early Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Bill Hughes

    Covering the period from Antiquity to Early Modernity, A Historical Sociology of Disability argues that disabled people have been treated in Western society as good to mistreat and – with the rise of Christianity – good to be good to. It examines the place and role of disabled people in the moral…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Melissa M. Bender

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration—Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

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