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The Hindu tradition can claim to be the world's oldest religion. It has evolved in India over the past three thousand years. It differs from monotheistic beliefs, such as Christianity, in that there is no identifiable founder, specific theological system, or single system of morality.
Written in an effort by the then US government to explain and justify its declaration of war in 1812, the Exposition is especially interesting for the insight it provides into the self-constraint of American foreign policy and in the conduct of war. The focus is on the foreign policy of...
By David Naylor
Provides a comprehensive review of the petroleum geology of Ireland and its very extensive continental shelf. The authors chart the fifty-year history of petroleum exploration in Ireland and, in discussing the regional geological framework, the book outlines the evolution of our understanding of basin development in the Irish offshore.
By Mike Beaken
The Making of Language presents an alternative to the view of language as the product of human biology. Covering disciplines from archaeology and palaeontology, primate studies, human anatomy and history of language to sociolinguistics and the philosophy of language, Mike Beaken demonstrates that human communication is related to human activity.
A volume of proceedings in English and Gaelic from the fourth Rannsachadh na Gaidhlig conference on Skye in 2006. It includes papers on Scottish Gaelic history, language, literature and culture from early Christian times.
Arising from the 4th Rannsachadh na Gaidhlig conference in 2006, this is an interdisciplinary collection of essays reviewing the state of Gaelic communities in modern Scotland. It covers language policy, questions of identity, and community and development issues. The contributions in Gaelic have detailed English language synopses.
By Lynn Tett
Lyn Tett has developed her discussion of community education to include aspects of learning and development in this revised and expanded third edition of her popular text. The book illustrates the conceptual and political debates surrounding the role, purpose and practice of community education, learning and development.
The Geology of Ireland is the definitive guide to the geology of the whole island of Ireland. This completely revised second edition has been updated to reflect the ten years of research undertaken since the last edition was published. For the first time,
By Jim O'Brien
Effective school leadership is essential. As schools become increasingly complex organizations and their role in socializing young people is recognized, the task of leading the school community is receiving greater attention than ever before. School Leadership summarizes current thinking about leadership in schools and suggests ways forward. School leadership is...
It is difficult to see any common factors underlying all the different philosophies and movements of philosophy. The so-called 'great philosophers' seem to have little in common with each other. The history of western philosophy features a bewildering variety of philosophical movements that pop up from nowhere. Philosophy itself seems...