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  • Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

    Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge Sports Reference Series

  • The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection, 1898-1902

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Mark Barnes

    An often overshadowed event in American military history, the Spanish-American War began as a humanitarian effort on the part of the United States to provide military assistance for the liberation of Cuba from Spanish domination. At the time, no one knew that this simple premise would result in an…

    Hardback – 2010-09-03
    Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies

  • The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment

    From the earliest statutes to the present day, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson

    A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02

  • The Politics of Climate Change

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Climate change is a defining issue in contemporary life. Since the Industrial Revolution, heavy reliance on carbon-based sources for energy in industry and society has contributed to substantial changes in the climate, indicated by increases in temperature and sea level rise. In the last three…

    Paperback – 2010-08-13
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Insurance Terms

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Silver, Robert E Stevens, Kenneth Clow

    The purpose of the book is to provide insurance practitioners, consumers, and students with definitions of common insurance terms in both the property/casualty and life/health insurance industries. The unique feature of the book is that many of the definitions contain detailed explanations of…

    Hardback – 2010-03-26

  • The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justin Wintle

    A Who's Who of Western culture, from Woody Allen to Emile Zola... Containing four hundred essay-style entries, and covering the period from 1850 to the present, The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture includes artists, writers, dramatists, architects, philosophers, anthropologists, scientists,…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28

  • A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet

    1st Edition

    By Ka Wai Fan

    A Guide to Chinese Medicine on the Internet frees readers from having to sift through countless websites to find up-to-date, high quality, reliable information on all types of Chinese medicine. This handy resource provides an introduction to the terms and philosophies of Chinese medicine in…

    Paperback – 2008-06-12

  • International Boundaries

    A Geopolitical Atlas, 1st Edition

    By Ewan W. Anderson

    Hardback – 2003-11-20

  • Utopias and Utopians

    An Historical Dictionary of Attempts to Make the World a Better Place and Those Who Were Involved, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard C.S. Trahair

    Utopian ventures are worth close attention, to help us understand why some succeed and others fail, for they offer hope for an improved life on earth. Utopias and Utopians is a comprehensive guide to utopian communities and their founders. Some works look at literary utopias or political utopias,…

    Hardback – 1998-12-01

  • Archives and Library Administration

    Divergent Traditions and Common Concerns, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence J Mc Crank

    This informative volume focuses on the effective management of library archives, presenting perspectives and firsthand accounts from experienced and successful administrators in the field. The contributors examine the differences and similarities in the management of archives and other library/…

    Hardback – 1986-12-22

  • Archives of Library Research From the Molesworth Institute

    1st Edition

    By Norman D Stevens, Peter Gellatly

    An anthology of library humor by the director of the mythical Molesworth Institute, Norman Stevens, this book is sure to provide librarians with many hours of amusement. This collection is full of Stevens’most memorable papers describing the odd kinds of research conducted by the Institute,…

    Hardback – 1986-01-01

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