E-books: Humanities

  • Recovering Argument book cover

    Recovering Argument

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Lake

    This volume presents the best scholarship from the 19th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation, which took place July 30-August 2, 2015, at Cliff Lodge, Snowbird Resort, in Alta, Utah. The Alta Conference, first held in 1979, is the oldest…

    eBook – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

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

    Everyday Moralities

    Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Hookway

    From concerns of dwindling care and kindness for others 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 moral lives. This…

    AeBook – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Stamatia Dova

    Examining attitudes towards failure, loss and inadequacy as they appear in Greek literature from the eighth to the fourth century BCE, this book incorporates two major themes: failure in mythological narratives and in historical accounts. These two areas are further divided into narratives of…

    AeBook – 2019-02-01 
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Regulation of Internet Pornography: Issues and Challenges book cover

    The Regulation of Internet Pornography

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Abhilash Nair

    The regulation of pornography has always been a contentious issue, which has sparked wide-ranging debates surrounding the acceptability and place of pornography in society. The use of the internet to distribute and access pornography has magnified this debate and has presented a number of challenges…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity: The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome book cover

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome, 1st Edition

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Women and Careers: Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity book cover

    Women and Careers

    Transnational Studies in Public Policy and Employment Equity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilee Reimer

    The unifying theme of Women and Careers is women’s educational and employment success, with the objective of profiling supportive public policy in global contexts from Atlantic Canada to Western Europe, Australia and China. It takes up the career processes of women from marginalized groups who have…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Organizations

  • Psycurity: Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination book cover

    Psycurity

    Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Jane Liebert

    Across the world, the rhetoric and violence of white supremacy is rising up. Yet, explanations for white supremacist attacks typically direct attention toward an unreasonable, paranoid state of mind, and away from the neocolonial security state that made them. Offering a response to US…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre book cover

    The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre

    1st Edition

    By David V. Mason

    Religious practitioners and theatre-goers have much in common. So much, in fact, that we could say that religion is often a theatrical phenomenon, while theatre can be religious experience. By examining the phenomenology of religion, we can in turn develop a better understanding of the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707 book cover

    Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Bravo Lozano

    Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707 examines Spanish confessional policy in 17th-century Ireland. Cristina Bravo Lozano provides an innovative perspective on Spanish-Irish relations during a crucial period for Early Modern European history. Key historical actors and events are brought to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Media in War and Armed Conflict: Dynamics of Conflict News Production and Dissemination book cover

    Media in War and Armed Conflict

    Dynamics of Conflict News Production and Dissemination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romy Fröhlich

    This book focuses on the social process of conflict news production and the emergence of public discourse on war and armed conflict. Its contributions combine qualitative and quantitative approaches through interview studies and computer-assisted content analysis and apply a unique comparative and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • The Phenomenology of Real and Virtual Places book cover

    The Phenomenology of Real and Virtual Places

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malcolm Champion

    This collection of essays explores the history, implications, and usefulness of phenomenology for the study of real and virtual places. While the influence of phenomenology on architecture and urban design has been widely acknowledged, its effect on the design of virtual places and environments has…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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