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  • Unemployment in Ireland

    Alternative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Charles Clark, Catherine Kavanagh

    Published in 1998, this book looks at unemployment in Ireland, the country's most serious social and economic problem. It is the major contributor to poverty, exclusion and social decay. This book contributes to the growing debate on the unemployment problem in Ireland. It is the first…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medicine at the Courts of Europe

    1500-1837, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Originally published in 1990, Medicine at the Courts of Europe 1500-1837 is a collection of essays examining the whole range of medical activities in a variety of European courts, from Rome of the Borgias to the Russia of Catherine the Great. It documents the diverse influences of custom, wealth,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Music in African American Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert H. Cataliotti

    Originally published in 1995, The Music of African American Fiction is a historical analysis of the tradition of representing music in African American fiction. The book examines the impact of evolving musical styles and innovative musicians on black culture as is manifested in the literature. The…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Black Writers Abroad

    A Study of Black American Writers in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    By Robert Coles

    Originally published in 1999 Black Writers Abroad puts forward the theory that African American literature was born, partially within the context of a people and its writers who lived, for the most part, in slavery and bondage prior to the Civil War. It is an in-depth study of black American…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature

    Clothed in my Right Mind, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline K. Bryant

    Originally published in 1999 The Foremother Figure in Early Black Women's Literature looks at how stereotypical foremother figure exists in nineteenth century American literature. The book argues that older black woman portrayed in early black women’s works differs significantly from the older…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: African American Literature

  • Learning and Visual Communication

    1st Edition

    By David Sless

    Originally published in 1981, Learning and Visual Communication is about how to use visual communication in education. It offers visual forms of communication. In order to do this it draws on recent research - at the time of publication - in psychology, philosophy, semiotics, cultural…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics

    1st Edition

    By Graham J. McEwan

    Originally published in 1978 Sea Serpents, Sailors and Sceptics looks at stories of folklore and mythology which have fascinated sailors from antiquity to the modern day. From stories of large unauthenticated sea creatures to the Loch Ness Monster, documented sightings are vast and the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environment and Belief Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy

    This book is part of the prestigious Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies series designed to focus on the concepts that recur in any serious discussion of nature, culture and society in the discourse of the indigenous. First in a five-volume series, this book deals with the two key concepts of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge India
    Key Concepts in Indigenous Studies

  • Keir Hardie

    The Making of a Socialist, 1st Edition

    By Fred Reid

    First published in 1978. This book is an essay in labour biography. Labour leaders of the nineteenth century are often enigmatic personalities, and James Keir Hardie is no exception. The main purpose of this study is to penetrate the heart of the enigma that is Kier Hardie. Why does he remain so…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Ben Tillett

    Portrait of a Labour Leader, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Schneer

    First published in 1982. To study Tillett’s career is to study the modern British labour movement in its formative stages. His rhetoric and activities cast light upon some of the most important periods in labour history. In this book, not only the career of this remarkable and mercurial man is…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong

    Challenges and Interactions in Chinese Regions, 1st Edition

    By Clara Ho-yan Chan

    Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong presents a systematic account from a cross disciplinary perspective of the activities of legal translation and bilingual law drafting in the bilingual international city of Hong Kong and its interaction with Mainland China and Taiwan in the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • The Soft Machine

    Cybernetic Fiction, 1st Edition

    By David Porush

    The Soft Machine, originally published in 1985, represents a significant contribution to the study of contemporary literature in the larger cultural and scientific context. David Porush shows how the concepts of cybernetics and artificial intelligence that have sparked our present revolution in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Artificial Intelligence

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