• Belief in Media: Cultural Perspectives on Media and Christianity book cover

    Belief in Media

    Cultural Perspectives on Media and Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Mary E. Hess

    Edited by Peter Horsfield

    Most works on media developments and Christianity approach the subject from the perspective of the implications of new media technologies for traditional Christian practices or how churches can use new media to further their goals. The common framework of analysis is a 'given reality' of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Invention of Race: Scientific and Popular Representations book cover

    The Invention of Race

    Scientific and Popular Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Bancel, Thomas David, Dominic Thomas

    This edited collection explores the genesis of scientific conceptions of race and their accompanying impact on the taxonomy of human collections internationally as evidenced in ethnographic museums, world fairs, zoological gardens, international colonial exhibitions and ethnic shows. A deep…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans book cover

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Exploring the Next Frontier: Vietnam, NASA, Star Trek and Utopia in 1960s and 70s American Myth and History book cover

    Exploring the Next Frontier

    Vietnam, NASA, Star Trek and Utopia in 1960s and 70s American Myth and History, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilhelm Kapell

    The 1960s and early 70s saw the evolution of Frontier Myths even as scholars were renouncing the interpretive value of myths themselves. Works like Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War exemplified that rejection using his experiences during the Vietnam War to illustrate the problematic consequences of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics: Forging the Future book cover

    The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics

    Forging the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Andersson, Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

    This book reconsiders the power of the idea of the future. Bringing together perspectives from cultural history, environmental history, political history and the history of science, it investigates how the future became a specific field of action in liberal democratic, state socialist and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and Consumption book cover

    Women in Magazines

    Research, Representation, Production and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Ritchie, Sue Hawkins, Nicola Phillips, S. Jay Kleinberg

    Women have been important contributors to and readers of magazines since the development of the periodical press in the nineteenth century. By the mid-twentieth century, millions of women read the weeklies and monthlies that focused on supposedly "feminine concerns" of the home, family and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
    Routledge

  • Indian Horror Cinema: (En)gendering the Monstrous book cover

    Indian Horror Cinema

    (En)gendering the Monstrous, 1st Edition

    By Mithuraaj Dhusiya

    This book studies the hitherto overlooked genre of horror cinema in India. It uncovers some unique and diverse themes that these films deal with, including the fear of the unknown, the supernatural, occult practices, communication with spirits of the deceased, ghosts, reincarnation, figures of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Debating the 'Post' Condition in India: Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorized Modernities, Post-Colonial Contentions book cover

    Debating the 'Post' Condition in India

    Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorized Modernities, Post-Colonial Contentions, 1st Edition

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    How was the post-modernist project contested, subverted and assimilated in India? This book offers a personal account and an intellectual history of its reception and response. Tracing independent India’s engagement with Western critical theory, Paranjape outlines both its past and ‘post’. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture: New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies book cover

    Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture

    New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Feuerstein, Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo

    Bringing together new perspectives in childhood studies and animal studies, this book is the first collection to critically address the manifold alignments and frequent co-constitutions of children and pets in our families, our cultures, and our societies. The cultural politics of power shaping…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • More Words about Pictures: Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People book cover

    More Words about Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards book cover

    Prizing Children's Literature

    The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth B. Kidd, Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

    Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Denying the Comfort Women: The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth book cover

    Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

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