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  • Bergson

    1st Edition

    By Mark Sinclair

    Henri Bergson (1859-1941) was one of the most celebrated and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. He was awarded in 1928 the Nobel prize for literature for his philosophical work, and his controversial ideas about time, memory and life shaped generations of thinkers, writers and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • The Position of the German Language in the World

    1st Edition

    By Ulrich Ammon

    The Position of the German Language in the World focuses on the global position of German and the factors which work towards sustaining its use and utility for international communication. From the perspective of the global language constellation, the detailed data analysis of this substantial…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Law, Fiction and Activism in a Time of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Rogers

    The book examines the narratives of climate change which have developed and which are currently evolving in three areas: law, fiction and activism. Narratives of climate change generated by litigants, judges, writers of fiction and activists are having, and will have, a profound effect on the way…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Martha Pike Conant

    Originally published in 1906, this book examines the oriental tale in England, meaning it considers all the oriental and pseudo-oriental fiction that appeared in English, whether written in English or translater from the French. The highlights fall upon the Arabian Nights, Dr. Johnson's Rasselas,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Sex, Gender and Disability in Nepal

    Marginalized Narratives and Policy Reform, 1st Edition

    By Tulasi Acharya

    This book explores the sex lives of women with disabilities in Nepal, showing that many women suffer more than men despite prevailing disability policies that emphasize nondiscrimination against people with disabilities. It also argues that far from general perceptions of women as asexual,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Queering Translation, Translating the Queer

    Theory, Practice, Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl

    This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreter

    Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Conflict, Culture and Communication

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Stadler

    Conflict, Culture and Communication provides a coherent, research-informed overview of conflict and intercultural communication. Aimed at encouraging and enabling conflict prevention, this book contributes to a better understanding of the factors that create, foster and exacerbate conflict in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Manual for Developing Intercultural Competencies (Open Access)

    Story Circles, 1st Edition

    By Darla K. Deardorff

    This book presents a structured yet flexible methodology for developing intercultural competence in a variety of contexts, both formal and informal. Piloted around the world by UNESCO, this methodology has proven to be effective in a range of different contexts and focused on a variety of different…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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