This handbook brings together top scholars and researchers from across the disciplines who
are doing work in rhetorical studies. The Handbook addresses and explores fundamental issues
and pivotal questions about the role of rhetoric in history and in today's society. The
international list of contributors contains scholars from composition, speech communication,
English, philosophy, education, sociology, African-American studies, and so forth. It is
divided into six sections: History, Theory / Concepts, Pedagogy, Dimensions of Rhetoric
Practice, Analysis of Criticism, and New Directions.