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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures 2 Volume Set
Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures 2 Volume Set

The second edition of this landmark encyclopaedia will contain approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with hundreds of entirely new topics.

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The Caucasus - An Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series)
The Caucasus - An Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series)

The Caucasus is one of the most complicated regions in the world: with many different peoples and political units, differing religious allegiances, and frequent conflicts, and where historically major world powers have clashed with each other. Until now there has been no single book for those wishing to learn about this complex region. This book...

Thomas Aquinas: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Thomas Aquinas: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Thomas Aquinas is one of the giants of medieval philosophy, a thinker who had--and who still has--a profound influence on Western thought. Aquinas was a controversial figure in his time who was often engaged in fierce theological debates. He was the foremost classical proponent of natural theology, and the father of the Thomistic school of...

Encyclopedia of Modern Separatist Movements
Encyclopedia of Modern Separatist Movements
From Kosovo to Kashmir, from Northern Ireland to Nigeria, most conflicts in the world today are ethnic conflicts over territory. This encyclopedia covers ethnic separatism and related topics. Members of an ethnic group share a common culture and can be distinguished from members of other groups by some social characteristic such as race,...
The Book of Revelation (For Dummies)
The Book of Revelation (For Dummies)

Acommon cartoon theme involves a person wearing a sandwich sign or carrying a poster that proclaims, “Repent! The end is near!” What’s implied is that some sudden, violent event is just around the corner and that people need to brace themselves for whatever’s coming. And usually, the end that’s near involves...

The Journey to the Mayflower: God's Outlaws and the Invention of Freedom
The Journey to the Mayflower: God's Outlaws and the Invention of Freedom
An authoritative and immersive history of the far-reaching events in England that led to the sailing of the Mayflower.

2020 brings readers the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower—the ship that took the Pilgrim Fathers to the New World. It is a foundational event in American history,
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Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives
Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives
Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives takes a global approach to the diverse ethical issues created by information and communication technologies and their possible resolutions. Comprehensive chapters describe the problems and possibilities of genuinely global information ethics, which are urgently needed as information and...
An Introduction to Catholicism (Introduction to Religion)
An Introduction to Catholicism (Introduction to Religion)

The Vatican. The Inquisition. Contraception. Celibacy. Apparitions and miracles. Plots and scandals. The Catholic Church is seldom out of the news. But what do its one billion adherents really believe, and how do they put their beliefs into practice in worship, the family, and society? This down-to-earth account goes back to the early...

The Aramaeans in Ancient Syria (Handbook of Oriental Studies)
The Aramaeans in Ancient Syria (Handbook of Oriental Studies)

The historical and cultural role of the Aramaeans in ancient Syria can hardly be overestimated. Thus The Aramaeans in Ancient Syria gives precise and up-to-date information on different aspects of Aramaean culture. To that end, history, society, economy and law, language and script, literature, religion, art and architecture of the...

Encyclopedia of World Cultures: Russia and Eurasia/China
Encyclopedia of World Cultures: Russia and Eurasia/China
This project began in 1987 with the goal of assembling a basic reference source that provides accurate, clear, and concise descriptions of the cultures of the world. We wanted to be as comprehensive and authoritative as possible: comprehensive, by providing descriptions of all the cultures of each region of the world or by describing a...
Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion
Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion

The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion offers a definitive and intellectually rigorous collection of psychological interpretations of the stories, rituals, motifs, symbols, doctrines, dogmas, and experiences of the world’s religious and mythological traditions. The Encyclopedia applies a wide range of psychological approaches to...

Jews and Judaism in Modern China (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)
Jews and Judaism in Modern China (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)

Jews and Judaism in Modern China explores and compares the dynamics at work in two of the oldest, intact and starkly contrasting civilizations on earth; Jewish and Chinese. The book studies how they interact in modernity and how each civilization views the other, and analyses areas of cooperation between scholars, activists and...

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