E-books: Humanities

  • Food in World History book cover

    Food in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium: Introducing Current Perspectives book cover

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium

    Introducing Current Perspectives

    By Oliver J. T. Harris, Craig Cipolla

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well as engaging with other current theoretical trends…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Sacred Nature: The Environmental Potential of Religious Naturalism book cover

    Sacred Nature

    The Environmental Potential of Religious Naturalism

    By Jerome A. Stone

    Sacred Nature examines the crisis of environmental degradation through the prism of religious naturalism, which seeks rich spiritual engagement in a world without a god. Jerome Stone introduces students to the growing field of religious naturalism, exploring a series of questions about how it…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa: Legacies of Liberation book cover

    Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa

    Legacies of Liberation

    Edited by Carolyn Bassett, Marlea Clarke

    National liberation, one of the grand narratives of the twentieth century, has left a weighty legacy of unfulfilled dreams. This book explores the ongoing struggle for legitimate, accountable political leaders in postcolonial Southern Africa, focussing on dilemmas arising when ex-liberation…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Representation: Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation book cover

    Reclaiming Representation

    Contemporary Advances in the Theory of Political Representation

    Edited by Monica Brito Vieira

    Representation is integral to the functioning and legitimacy of modern government. Yet political theorists have often been reluctant to engage directly with questions of representation, and empirical political scientists have closed down such questions by making representation synonymous with…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound

    Edited by Miguel Mera, Ronald Sadoff, Ben Winters

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • The British Empire and the First World War book cover

    The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • Fred Dallmayr: Critical Phenomenology, Cross-cultural Theory, Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Fred Dallmayr

    Critical Phenomenology, Cross-cultural Theory, Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by Farah Godrej

    Fred Dallmayr’s work is innovative in its rethinking of some of the central concepts of modern political philosophy, challenging the hegemony of a modern “subjectivity” at the heart of Western liberalism, individualism and rationalism, and articulating alternative voices, claims and ideas. His…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women: Stories from Australia and the UK book cover

    Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women

    Stories from Australia and the UK

    By Amanda Keddie

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ‘White-lash’, this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • The Known Economy: Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale book cover

    The Known Economy

    Romantics, Rationalists, and the Making of a World Scale

    By Colin Danby

    Why do critics and celebrants of globalization concur that international trade and finance represent an inexorable globe-bestriding force with a single logic? The Known Economy shows that both camps rest on the same ideas about how the world is scaled. Two centuries ago romantic and rationalist…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Digitalizing Consumption: How devices shape consumer culture book cover

    Digitalizing Consumption

    How devices shape consumer culture

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Johan Hagberg, Magdalena Petersson McIntyre, Niklas Sörum

    Contemporary consumer society is increasingly saturated by digital technology, and the devices that deliver this are increasingly transforming consumption patterns. Social media, smartphones, mobile apps and digital retailing merge with traditional consumption spheres, supported by digital devices…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Critical Reflections on Migration, ‘Race’ and Multiculturalism: Australia in a Global Context book cover

    Critical Reflections on Migration, ‘Race’ and Multiculturalism

    Australia in a Global Context

    Edited by Martina Boese, Vince Marotta

    Migration and its associated social practices and consequences have been studied within a multitude of academic disciplines and in the context of policies at local, national and regional level. This edited collection provides an introduction and critical review of conceptual developments and…

    eBook – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

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