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  • Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • On the Resurrection of the Dead

    A New Metaphysics of Afterlife for Christian Thought

    By James T. Turner, Jr.

    Christian tradition has largely held three theological affirmations on the resurrection of the physical body. Firstly, that bodily resurrection is not a superfluous hope of afterlife. Secondly, there is immediate post-mortem existence in Paradise. Finally, there is numerical identity between…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Public Relations Planning

    A strategic approach

    By Edward T. Vieira, Jr.

    Public Relations Planning provides students with an in-depth understanding of the steps involved in planning and executing a successful PR campaign. Taking a strategic approach to the subject, the author brings years of practical experience to the project, helping students see how it all fits…

    Paperback – 2018-10-11 

  • Small Town China: Governance, Economy, Environment and Lifestyle in Three Zhen

    Governance, Economy, Environment and Lifestyle in Three Zhen

    By Richard J.R. Kirkby, Shen Guanbao, Ian K. Bradbury

    This title was first published in 2001. The purpose of this study is to provide a picture of the organizations, economy, administration and lifestyles in three small towns occupying very different positions within a developmental spectrum in China in the late 1990s. The economic transformation of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr, Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence on the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 

  • Discourse Before Democracy

    By Richard D. Anderson, Jr.

    In a democracy candidates compete to draw voters to the polls by campaigning with messages composed in a language that the voter finds familiar and even banal. If familiarity encourages voting, could prohibition or restriction of voting result when discourse makes politics seem to be reserved for…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • Five Practices for Improving the Success of Latino Students

    A Guide for Secondary School Leaders

    By Christina Theokas, Mary L. González, Consuelo Manriquez, Joseph F. Johnson Jr.

    Based on the work of real leaders and educators in high-performing, urban schools across the country, this book unpacks five key practices that are integral to improving achievement and postsecondary outcomes for Latino students. These inspiring stories affirm that excellence and equity are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 

  • Geographies of Journalism

    The Imaginative Power of Place in Making Digital News

    By Robert Gutsche Jr, Kristy Hess

    Geographies of Journalism connects theoretical and practical discussions of the role of geotechnologies, social media, and boots-on-the-ground journalism in a digital age to underline the complications and challenges that place-making in the press brings to institutions and ideologies. By…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 

  • US Foreign Policy and Turkey

    Relationships, Challenges and Tensions

    By Tom Lansford, Robert J. Pauly Jr

    The United States and Turkey were extraordinarily close allies during most of the Cold War with Turkey being central to U.S. strategy in the Middle East. In the aftermath, the United States and Turkey faced a range of new challenges to their relationship which nonetheless remained strong until the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-28 
    US Foreign Policy and Conflict in the Islamic World

  • The Science of Small Arms Ballistics

    By Alvah Buckmore, Jr.

    This very unique and very different book is a comprehensive study of the science of small arm ballistics—from interior and exterior ballistics to terminal ballistics. The science of small arms ballistics is seriously underdeveloped and underappreciated. The volume provides a complete grasp of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biopolymers and Biomaterials

    Edited by Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas

    Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Saving Spaces

    Land Conservation in the United States

    By John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

    Saving Spaces offers an historical overview of the struggle to conserve both individual parcels of land and entire landscapes from destruction in the United States. John Sprinkle, Jr. identifies the ways in which the identification, evaluation, and stewardship of selected buildings and landscapes…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 

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