Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics: An introduction book cover

    The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An introduction

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The History and Theory of Rhetoric: An Introduction book cover

    The History and Theory of Rhetoric

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By James A. Herrick

    By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, The History and Theory of Rhetoric illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain a conceptual framework for evaluating…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • It is Right to Rebel book cover

    It is Right to Rebel

    By Philippe Gavi, Jean-Paul Sartre, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968 and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates about…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 book cover

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    3rd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianization, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture: A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies book cover

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate, Kathrin Thiele

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and approaches to gender studies, it introduces students to the study of gender through…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects--from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications--form the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Psychology Press

  • The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader

    Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer, Janet Wilson

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of Diaspora Studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • Key Thinkers on the Environment book cover

    Key Thinkers on the Environment

    Edited by Joy A. Palmer Cooper, David E. Cooper

    Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer Cooper and David E. Cooper, themselves distinguished authors on environmental matters, have assembled a team of expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of diverse and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Exploring English Language Teaching: Language in Action book cover

    Exploring English Language Teaching

    Language in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Hall

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative ‘practice to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • Translation: The Basics book cover

    Translation: The Basics

    By Juliane House

    Translation: The Basics is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of translation. Combining traditional text-based views with the context of translation in its widest sense, it presents an integrated approach to methodology in order to critically address influences such as power…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Finnish

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Fred Karlsson

    Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Finnish. The book moves from the sound system through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence structures and semantic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Mastering Arabic Vocabulary: For Intermediate to Advanced Learners of Modern Standard Arabic book cover

    Mastering Arabic Vocabulary

    For Intermediate to Advanced Learners of Modern Standard Arabic

    By Nadia R. Sirhan

    Mastering Arabic Vocabulary provides a structured vocabulary course for undergraduate and advanced students of Arabic. Arranged thematically, and by root, the course presents the key vocabulary that a well-informed Arabic speaker should have at their disposal when discussing diverse topics…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

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