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  • The Virtues of Aristotle

    1st Edition

    By D. S. Hutchinson

    Originally published in 1986. Both moral philosophers and philosophical psychologists need to answer the question ‘what is a virtue?’ and the best answer so far give is that of Aristotle. This book is a rigorous exposition of that answer. The elements of Aristotle’s doctrine of virtue are scattered…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
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    Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle

  • Autobiography and Questions of Gender

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Neuman

    Originally published in 1991. Addressing the ways in which the ideology of gender and its social construction determine autobiographical self-representations, the essays here consider several women’s works in the light of the social and historical conditions which enabled their production. Some…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • British Autobiography in the Seventeenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Paul Delany

    Originally published in 1969. In the seventeenth century neither the literary genre nor the term ‘autobiography’ existed but we see in seventeenth-century literature many kinds of autobiographical writings, to which their authors gave such titles as ‘Journal of the Life of Me, Confessions, etc.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Design and Truth in Autobiography

    1st Edition

    By Roy Pascal

    Originally published in 1960. Is there an art of autobiography? What are its origins and how has it come to acquire the form we know today? For what does the autobiographer seek, and why should it be so popular? This study suggests some of the answers to these questions. It takes the view that…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Narcissus and the Invention of Personal History

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth J. Knoespel

    Originally published in 1985. This investigation of Ovid’s fable takes a different tack to previous studies of the love lyric or the themes but looks at the creation of narrative strategies to explain Narcissus’ experience. The story has always been understood as literally impossible but invites…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

    English/French French/English, 2nd Edition

    By Don Montague

    This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08
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  • RDA Around the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie-France Plassard, Gordon Dunsire

    This book provides a snapshot of the implementation in various countries around the world of the international cataloging standard RDA: resource description and access. All stages of implementing a new standard are covered, from initial assessment and impact analysis through translation, staff…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
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  • Garvin of the Observer

    1st Edition

    By David Ayerst

    Originally published in 1985. One of the most distinguished editors in the history of British journalism, J. L. Garvin created the Sunday newspaper as we now know it. His career at the Observer spanned the golden age of the British press when newspapers had a powerful influence on political affairs…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • The Last Chronicle of Bouverie Street

    On the Closure of the “News Chronicle” and the “Star”, 1st Edition

    By George Glenton, William Pattinson

    Originally published in 1963. This book tells the story of the closure of the News Chronicle and its London evening companion The Star as seen by two journalists on the News Chronicle. They describe the Daily News tradition, record some of its finest hours and write about some of the greatest…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Associated Press Coverage of a Major Disaster

    The Crash of Delta Flight 1141, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Fensch

    Originally published in 1989. This diary of a news event looks at how the reporting happened as spread by the news wire system of the Associated Press service in America. Analysing the flow of information in this detailed way, this book presents how a major disaster, a fast-moving story with…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Lords of Fleet Street

    The Harmsworth Dynasty, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bourne

    Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
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    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Racism and the Press

    1st Edition

    By Teun A. van Dijk

    Originally published in 1991. This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary study of the press coverage of ethnic affairs. Examples are drawn mainly from British and Dutch newspapers, but data from other countries are also reviewed. Besides providing the reader with a thorough content…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

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