Textbooks: Humanities

  • Religions in Practice: An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion book cover

    Religions in Practice

    An Approach to the Anthropology of Religion, 7th Edition

    By John R. Bowen

    Religions in Practice provides a comprehensive and primarily theme-based overview for students who are being introduced to the anthropology of religion. While covering traditional topics like magic, witchcraft, and spiritual healing, the book also addresses key contemporary subjects such as…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    100 Cases

  • Rhetoric: The Basics book cover

    Rhetoric

    The Basics

    By Michael Burke

    Rhetoric: The Basics is a concise introduction to the forms, theories and history of rhetoric. The book traces the development of rhetoric from ancient to modern times, all illustrated with contemporary examples drawn from politics to the courtroom to social media. This book: Explores the five…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Contemporary India: The Basics book cover

    Contemporary India: The Basics

    By Rekha Datta

    Contemporary India: The Basics provides readers with a clear and accessible guide through the richness, diversity and complexity of 21st Century India. The book explores the political, social, cultural and economic landscape of India and addresses key questions such as: How has India risen to be…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Communication Theory: A Journey Through the Ages book cover

    Communication Theory

    A Journey Through the Ages

    By Igor E Klyukanov, Galina V Sinekopova

    Communication Theory: A Journey Through the Ages presents communication theory as a journey through history by way of asking engaged questions. Informed by contemporary problems, students explore theory up close through their own engaged questions. Encouraging intellectual vitality, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World book cover

    Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge engages with the ongoing conversation among historians of science and medicine, what is a scientific network, how does it form and what work does it do in making knowledge? Building on over two decades of work on the republic of letters and long-distance networks this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Religion: A Reader book cover

    Sociology of Religion

    A Reader, 3rd Edition

    Edited by William Mirola, Susanne C Monahan, Michael Emerson

    A reader that seeks to explore the relationship between the structure and culture of religion and various elements of social life in the U.S., Sociology of Religion: A Reader, 3e is ideal as either a standalone reader or supplement to the text written by the same author team, Why Religion Matters.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • British Foreign Policy since 1945 book cover

    British Foreign Policy since 1945

    By Mark Garnett, Simon Mabon, Robert Smith

    British Foreign Policy since 1945 brings a chronological approach to the study of British Foreign Policy since the second World War in order to make the principal events and dynamics accessible within a broader historical and cultural context. The key features included in this book: A detailed…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Macedonia book cover

    Ancient Macedonia

    By Carol J. King

    The first English-language monograph on ancient Macedonia in almost thirty years, Carol J. King's book aims to provide a detailed narrative account of the rise and fall of Macedonian power in the Balkan Peninsula and the Aegean region during the five-hundred-year period of the Macedonian monarchy…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction book cover

    The Ethics of Surveillance

    An Introduction

    By Kevin Macnish

    The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of surveillance. Addressing important questions such as: Is it ever acceptable to spy on one's allies? To what degree should the state be able to intrude into its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    The Ethics of ...

  • Speaking with a Purpose book cover

    Speaking with a Purpose

    10th Edition

    By Arthur Koch, Jason Schmitt

      Now in its 10th edition, Speaking with a Purpose is designed to help speakers develop the skills they need to prepare and deliver effective speeches. Based on a traditional step-by-step approach combined with up-to-date communication theory, this no-frills text allows students more time to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • The Law of Public Communication book cover

    The Law of Public Communication

    10th Edition

    By Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, Daxton Stewart

    Now in its 10th edition, The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, PR practitioners, photographers, and other public communicators. By providing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    What can sport do to produce social change in our world today? It is impossible to fully understand contemporary society and culture without acknowledging the importance of sport. Sport is part of our social and cultural fabric, possessing a commercial power that makes it a potent force in the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

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