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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
The Death of Christian Britain examines how the nation?s dominant religious culture has been destroyed. Callum Brown challenges the generally held view that secularization was a long and gradual process dating from the industrial revolution. Instead, he argues that it has been a catastrophic and abrupt cultural revolution starting in the 1960s.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
Collectively this collection of papers offers new perspectives on the special characteristics of island tourism, community dynamics, the role of marketing and the development of sustainable cultural and heritage tourism product in island contexts. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
Did the evangelist Mark write two versions of his gospel? According to a letter ascribed to Clement of Alexandria, Mark created a second, more spiritual edition of his gospel for theologically advanced Christians in Alexandria. Clement's letter contains two excerpts from this lost gospel, including a remarkably different account of the raising of... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
This entertaining and informative book tells the dramatic tale of explosives from gunpowder to the H-bomb. Laying the emphasis on the lives of the people involved, on the diverse uses of explosives and on their social and historical impact, the author relates a story of remarkable international and human endeavour. Many of those involved - Roger Bacon,... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
1 Introduction.- 2 Generation of X-rays.- 3 Measurement and Detection of X-rays.- 4 Absorption and Scattering of X-rays.- 5 Elementary Crystallography.- 6 Diffraction of X-rays.- 7 X-ray Spectroscopy.- 8 Refraction and Reflection of X-rays.- 9 Health Hazards and Safety Precautions.- 10 Radiography.- 11 X-ray Crystallography I: The Methods of Observing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
The Death of Christian Britain uses the latest techniques to offer new formulations of religion and secularisation and explores what it has meant to be 'religious' and 'irreligious' during the last 200 years. By listening to people's voices rather than purely counting heads, it offers a fresh history of de-christianisation, and predicts that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Postmodernism is an essential approach to History. This is the first dedicated primer on postmodernism for the historian. It offers a step-by-step guide to postmodern theory, includes a guide to how historians have applied the theory, and provides a review of why its critics are wrong. In simple and clear language, it takes the reader through the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
During the twentieth century, Britain turned from one of the most deeply religious nations of the world into one of the most secularised nations. This book provides a comprehensive account of religion in British society and culture between 1900 and 2000. It traces how Christian Puritanism and respectability framed the people amidst world wars, economic... more...