E-books: Humanities

  • At War with the Obvious: Disruptive Thinking in Psychoanalysis book cover

    At War with the Obvious

    Disruptive Thinking in Psychoanalysis

    By Donald Moss

    Psychoanalytic thought has already transformed our basic assumptions about the psychic life of individuals and cultures. Those assumptions often take on the valence of common sense. However, this can mean that their original and important meanings often become obscured. Disruptive ideas become…

    eBook – 2017-08-25 

  • Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain book cover

    Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain

    By Ryan Trimm

    Bringing together heritage studies and literary studies, this book examines heritage as a ubiquitous trope in contemporary Britain, a seemingly inescapable figure for relations to the past. Inheritance has been an important metaphor for characterizing cultural and political traditions since the…

    eBook – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Rethinking Neoliberalism: Resisting the Disciplinary Regime book cover

    Rethinking Neoliberalism

    Resisting the Disciplinary Regime

    Edited by Sanford F. Schram, Marianna Pavlovskaya

    Neoliberalism remains a flashpoint for political contestation around the world. For decades now, neoliberalism has been in the process of becoming a globally ascendant default logic that prioritizes using economic rationality for all major decisions, in all sectors of society, at the collective…

    eBook – 2017-08-23 

  • Jung and Kierkegaard: Researching a Kindred Spirit in the Shadows book cover

    Jung and Kierkegaard

    Researching a Kindred Spirit in the Shadows

    By Amy Cook

    Jung and Kierkegaard identifies authenticity, suffering and self-deception as the three key themes that connect the work of Carl Jung and Søren Kierkegaard. There is, in the thinking of these pioneering psychologists of the human condition, a fundamental belief in the healing potential of a…

    eBook – 2017-08-22
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Metaethics

    Edited by Tristram McPherson, David Plunkett

    This Handbook surveys the contemporary state of the burgeoning field of metaethics. Forty-three chapters, all written exclusively for this volume, provide expert introductions to: the central research programs that frame metaethical discussions the central explanatory challenges, resources,…

    eBook – 2017-08-22
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    Edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right. The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal) thinking…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts book cover

    Cinema Studies

    The Key Concepts, 5th Edition

    By Susan Hayward

    Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is essential reading for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Streaming Music: Practices, Media, Cultures book cover

    Streaming Music

    Practices, Media, Cultures

    By Sofia Johansson, Ann Werner, Patrik Åker, Greg Goldenzwaig

    Streaming Music examines how the Internet has become integrated in contemporary music use, by focusing on streaming as a practice and a technology for music consumption. The backdrop to this enquiry is the digitization of society and culture, where the music industry has undergone profound…

    eBook – 2017-08-18

  • Image, Identity and John Wesley: A Study in Portraiture book cover

    Image, Identity and John Wesley

    A Study in Portraiture

    By Peter S. Forsaith

    The face of John Wesley (1703–91), the Methodist leader, became one of the most familiar images in the English-speaking and transatlantic worlds through the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. After the dozen or so painted portraits made during his lifetime came numbers of posthumous…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • American Civilization: An Introduction book cover

    American Civilization

    An Introduction, 7th Edition

    By David Mauk, John Oakland

    The hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American Studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and politics, to religion,…

    eBook – 2017-08-18

  • Memory, Identity and the Colonial Encounter in India: Essays in Honour of Peter Robb book cover

    Memory, Identity and the Colonial Encounter in India

    Essays in Honour of Peter Robb

    Edited by Ezra Rashkow, Sanjukta Ghosh, Upal Chakrabarti

    This book sheds new light on the dynamics of the colonial encounter between Britain and India. It highlights how various analytical approaches to this encounter can be creatively mobilised to rethink entanglements of memory and identity emerging from British rule in the subcontinent. This volume…

    eBook – 2017-08-18
    Routledge India

  • Windows into a Revolution: Ethnographies of Maoism in India and Nepal book cover

    Windows into a Revolution

    Ethnographies of Maoism in India and Nepal

    Edited by Alpa Shah, Judith Pettigrew

    Windows into a Revolution edited by Alpa Shah and Judith Pettigrew, the first book in the series offers glimpses into the spread of Maoism in India and Nepal by tracing some of its effects on the lives of ordinary people living amidst the revolutions. Weaving through the nostalgic reflections of…

    eBook – 2017-08-18

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