E-books: Humanities

  • Everyday Moralities: Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty book cover

    Everyday Moralities

    Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty

    By Nicholas Hookway

    From increasing divorce rates and the decline of life-long commitments, to an excessive concern with self and consumerism, plenty of evidence has been provided for the claim that morality is in decline in the West, yet little is known about how people make-sense of and experience their everyday…

    AeBook – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Dorothea Lange: Enlarging the World with Her Eye book cover

    Dorothea Lange

    Enlarging the World with Her Eye

    By Carole Quirke

    AeBook – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities: Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources book cover

    The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    Edited by Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    Data and its technologies now play a large and growing role in humanities research and teaching. This book addresses the needs of humanities scholars who seek deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation…

    AeBook – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East: Mapping and Monitoring book cover

    Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East

    Mapping and Monitoring

    Edited by George D. Chryssides

    Minority religions, not only New Religious Movements, are explored in this innovative book including the predicament of ancient religions such as Zoroastrianism, ‘old new’ religions such as Baha’i, and traditional religions that are minorities elsewhere. The book is divided into two parts: the…

    AeBook – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea: Making a New Patron State book cover

    Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of cultural policy has been bound up with the complicated political, economic and social trajectory…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics

    Edited by Jay Drydyk, Lori Keleher

    The Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics provides readers with insight into the central questions of development ethics, the main approaches to answering them, and areas for future research. Over the past seventy years, it has been argued and increasingly accepted that worthwhile development…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • LatinX Voices: Hispanics in Media in the U.S book cover

    LatinX Voices

    Hispanics in Media in the U.S

    Edited by Katie Coronado, Erica Kight

    LatinX Voices is the first undergraduate textbook that includes an overview of Hispanic/LatinX Media in the U.S. and gives readers an understanding of how media in the United States has transformed around this audience. Based on the authors’ professional and research experience, and teaching…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Lost in Perfection: Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche book cover

    Lost in Perfection

    Impacts of Optimisation on Culture and Psyche

    Edited by Vera King, Benigna Gerisch, Hartmut Rosa

    The permanent struggle for optimisation can be seen as one of the most significant cultural principles of contemporary Western societies: the demand for improved performance and efficiency as well as the pursuit of self-improvement are con-sidered necessary in order to keep pace with an accelerated…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Posthumanism and Literacy Education: Knowing/Becoming/Doing Literacies book cover

    Posthumanism and Literacy Education

    Knowing/Becoming/Doing Literacies

    Edited by Candace R. Kuby, Karen Spector, Jaye Johnson Thiel

    Covering key terms and concepts in the emerging field of posthumanism and literacy education, this volume investigates posthumanism, not as a lofty theory, but as a materialized way of knowing/becoming/doing the world. The contributors explore the ways that posthumanism helps educators better…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Video Games: A Medium That Demands Our Attention book cover

    Video Games

    A Medium That Demands Our Attention

    Edited by Nicholas David Bowman

    This entry in the BEA Electronic Media Research Series, born out of the April 2017 BEA Research Symposium, takes a look at video games, outlining the characteristics of them as cognitive, emotional, physical, and social demanding technologies, and introduces readers to current research on video…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Prewriting Your Screenplay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories book cover

    Prewriting Your Screenplay

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories

    By Michael Tabb

    Prewriting Your Screenplay cements all the bricks of a story’s foundations together and forms a single, organic story-growing technique, starting with a blank slate. It shows writers how to design each element so that they perfectly interlock together like pieces of a puzzle, creating a stronger…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-c.1870 book cover

    The Forging of the Modern State

    Early Industrial Britain, 1783-c.1870, 4th Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    In what has established itself as a classic study of Britain from the late eighteenth century to the mid-Victorian period, Eric J. Evans explains how the country became the world’s first industrial nation. His book also explains how, and why, Britain was able to lay the foundations for what became…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

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