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  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Palmyra: A History book cover

    Palmyra

    A History

    By Michael Sommer

    Palmyra: A History examines Palmyra, the city in the Syrian oasis of Tadmur, from its beginnings in the Bronze Age, through the classical period and its discovery and excavation, to the present day. It aims at reconstructing Palmyra’s past from literary accounts – classical and post-classical – as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Security in Roman Times: Rome, Italy and the Emperors book cover

    Security in Roman Times

    Rome, Italy and the Emperors

    By Cecilia Ricci

    Using literary, epigraphic, numismatic and iconographic sources this book investigates the safety devices that were in place for the protection of the emperor and the city of Rome in the imperial age. In the aftermath of the civil wars Augustus continued to provide for his physical safety in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Cultural Identity: Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History book cover

    Negotiating Cultural Identity

    Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Paperback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Archaeology and Religion in Early Northwest India: History, Theory, Practice book cover

    Archaeology and Religion in Early Northwest India

    History, Theory, Practice

    By Daniel Michon

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Studies in Architecture, Art and History book cover

    Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta

    Studies in Architecture, Art and History

    By Peter W. Edbury

    Edited by Michael J. K. Walsh

    There was a time seven centuries ago when Famagusta's wealth and renown could be compared to that of Venice or Constantinople. The Cathedral of St Nicholas in the main square of Famagusta, serving as the coronation place for the Crusader Kings of Jerusalem after the fall of Acre in 1291, symbolised…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge

  • Home: The Foundations of Belonging book cover

    Home: The Foundations of Belonging

    By Paul O'Connor

    Questions of home and belonging have never been more topical. Populist politicians in both Europe and America play on anxieties over globalisation by promising to reconstitute the national home, through cutting immigration and ‘taking back control’. Increasing numbers of young people are unable to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Divina Moneta: Coins in Religion and Ritual book cover

    Divina Moneta

    Coins in Religion and Ritual

    Edited by Nanouschka Myrberg Burström, Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson

    This edited collection analyses the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the ‘material turn’ with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Crossing the Human Threshold: Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places During the Middle Pleistocene book cover

    Crossing the Human Threshold

    Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places During the Middle Pleistocene

    Edited by Matt Pope, John McNabb, Clive Gamble

    When was the human threshold crossed? What is the evidence for evolving humans and their emerging humanity? This volume explores in a global overview the archaeology of the Middle Pleistocene, 800,000 to 130,000 years ago when evidence for innovative cultural behaviour appeared. The evidence shows…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Frames and Debates in Deep Human History

  • Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection, Volume 22: New Directions in Theory and Policy book cover

    Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection, Volume 22

    New Directions in Theory and Policy

    Edited by David Weisburd, John E. Eck

    Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection examines in a new light how places enhance our understanding of crime and its control. While there has been much work in this area focused on policy, few have examined the underlying theories that inform this work. Theory has played a secondary role in the "…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone: A Materialist Mapping of the

    Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the "Parting of the Ways"

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Yungang: Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy book cover

    Yungang

    Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy

    By Joy Lidu Yi

      The first-ever comprehensive analysis of its kind in any western language, this unique volume provides a social art history of Yungang: a 5th-century rock-cut court cave complex, UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the greatest Buddhist monuments of all time. Yungang asks why, when, and under…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge

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