E-books: Humanities

  • Talking Race in Young Adulthood: Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Talking Race in Young Adulthood

    Race and Everyday Life in Contemporary Britain

    By Bethan Harries

    At a time in which race lies at the heart of so much public debate, Talking Race in Young Adulthood comes at an important moment. Drawing on ethnographic research with young adults in Manchester, Harries engages with ideas of the post-racial to explore how young adults make sense of their…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • History of the New World, by Girolamo Benzoni, of Milan: Shewing his Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: with some Particulars of the Island of Canary book cover

    History of the New World, by Girolamo Benzoni, of Milan

    Shewing his Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: with some Particulars of the Island of Canary

    Edited by W.H. Smyth

    Translated from the text originally published at Venice, 1572. The supplementary material consists of the 1857 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1857.…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Hakluyt Society
    Hakluyt Society, First Series

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora book cover

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Against Autonomy: Lyotard, Judgement and Action book cover

    Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition: Anselm's Argument and the Friars book cover

    Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform book cover

    Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Bridging the Entrepreneurial Financing Gap: Linking Governance with Regulatory Policy book cover

    Bridging the Entrepreneurial Financing Gap

    Linking Governance with Regulatory Policy

    Edited by Michael J. Whincop

    This title was first published in 2001: Governments world-wide have developed policies to encourage innovation, entrepreneurship, and small firm growth, and to increase access to small firm finance. However, the effectiveness of small firms and entrepreneurs as innovators depends on their…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communities of Individuals: Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism book cover

    Communities of Individuals

    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism

    By Michael J. R. Cross

    This title was first published in 2001: This book examines the liberal-communitarian debate from a new perspective. Communitarians argue that liberal theory neglects the significance of communities for the lives of their members. An examination of that argument reveals that there are deficiencies…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • From Sacred Text to Internet: Volume 1 book cover

    From Sacred Text to Internet

    Volume 1

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    This title was first published in 2001: From Sacred Text to Internet addresses two key issues affecting the global spread of religion: first, the impact of new media on the ways in which religious traditions present their messages, and second, the global relocation of religions in novel…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Printed Matters: Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period book cover

    Printed Matters

    Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period

    By Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the invention of printing in the mid-fifteenth century the production, distribution and consumption of printed matter have been the principal means through which new ideas and representations have been spread. In recent times cultural historians have…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Closing the Door on Globalization: Internationalism, Nationalism, Culture and Science in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries book cover

    Closing the Door on Globalization: Internationalism, Nationalism, Culture and Science in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

    Edited by Cláudia Ninhos, Fernando Clara

    This is a book about the tensions and entangled interactions between internationalism and nationalism, and about the effects both had on European scientific and cultural settings from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. From chemistry to philology the essays tackle different historical…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

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