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  • Advances in Sport, Leisure and Ergonomicsby Thomas Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.76

    This important new volume brings together recent research by leading international ergonomists and sport and exercise scientists. The book presents a wide range of studies in occupational ergonomics, each utilizing techniques that are also employed by sports and exercise science research groups, and therefore breaks new ground in the interface between... more...

  • Planning and Urban Growth in Nordic Countriesby Thomas Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.76

    Planning and Urban Growth in Nordic Countries examines urban development and planning in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Emphasis is on the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, and the authors of each 'country-study' look at their own national developments against the background of those in other Nordic countries well as... more...

  • Planning Europe's Capital Citiesby Thomas Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.83

    During the nineteenth century many of Europe's capital cities were subject to major expansion and improvement schemes. From Vienna's Ringstrasse to the boulevards of Paris, the townscapes which emerged still shape today's cities and are an inalienable part of European cultural heritage. In Planning Europe's Capital Cities , Thomas Hall examines the... more...

  • The Extreme Nationalist Threat in Russiaby Thomas Parland

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.14

    This book examines the nature of the extreme right in contemporary Russia, arguing in particular that, alongside a continuing tradition which emphasizes Russia's orthodox and traditional past, an increasingly important intellectual current is drawing on Western European neo-fascist ideas and adapting them to the Russian situation. This book examines... more...

  • Interest in Islamic Economicsby Abdulkader Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.76

    With Islamic banking gradually becoming a more influential factor in the West, an analysis of the concept of riba – a definition of which is not given in the Qur’an – is long overdue. This text presents readers with various interpretations of this Islamic economic concept – generally perceived as ‘interest’. Thomas provides a framework for understanding... more...

  • Archaeology and Modernityby Julian Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.91

    This is the first book-length study to explore the relationship between archaeology and modern thought, showing how philosophical ideas that developed in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries still dominate our approach to the material remains of ancient societies. Addressing current debates from a new viewpoint,  Archaeology and Modernity  discusses... more...

  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty: Basic Writingsby Thomas Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 31.37

    Merleau-Ponty was a pivotal figure in twentieth century French philosophy. He was responsible for bringing the phenomenological methods of the German philosophers - Husserl and Heidegger - to France and instigated a new wave of interest in this approach. His influence extended well beyond the boundaries of philosophy and can be seen in theories of... more...

  • The Craft of Tonal Counterpointby Thomas Benjamin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 66.68

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Chaucer's Dead Bodyby Thomas A. Prendergast

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 31.37

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Protest and the Body in Melville, Dos Passos, and Hurstonby Thomas McGlamery

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.91

    This book analyzes the work of Herman Melville, John Dos Passos, and Zora Neale Hurston alongside biographical materials and discourses on the body. Thomas McGlamery views each of these authors' literary output as an effort to "work through" the political meanings associated with the body, examining how they negotiate identities of class, gender, race,... more...