E-books: Humanities

  • Susanna Hopton, I and II: Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 7 book cover

    Susanna Hopton, I and II

    Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Four, Volume 7, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia J. Smith

    Susanna Hopton was born in 1627 to a wealthy mercantile family. By 1651 she was collaborating with her future husband Richard Hopton in his activities as a royalist agent and around the same time she was converted to Roman Catholicism by Henry Turberville, a secular priest and distinguished…

    eBook – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1641-1700: Series II, Part Four

  • John Dalton, 1766–1844: A Bibliography of Works By and About Him book cover

    John Dalton, 1766–1844

    A Bibliography of Works By and About Him, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.L. Smyth

    First published in 1997, this second edition of this bibliography contains more than half as many entries again as the original selection of 1966. New sections include an annotated list of surviving apparatus and personal effects, an index of letters and printed extracts of letters, and a current…

    eBook – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The International Faith: Labour’s Attitudes to European Socialism, 1918–39 book cover

    The International Faith

    Labour’s Attitudes to European Socialism, 1918–39, 1st Edition

    By Christine Collette

    First published in 1998, illuminating the principles and practices which impelled British Labour’s international attitudes, this book focuses on relationships between social democratic and communist organisations in the troubled scene of Europe between the wars. Peace and disarmament were the first…

    eBook – 2019-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Magic book cover

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    1st Edition

    By Sophie Page, Catherine Rider

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic brings together the work of scholars from across Europe and North America to provide extensive insights into recent developments in the study of medieval magic between c.1100 and c.1500. This book covers a wide range of topics, including the magical texts…

    eBook – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • British Exploitation of German Science and Technology, 1943-1949 book cover

    British Exploitation of German Science and Technology, 1943-1949

    1st Edition

    By Charlie Hall

    At the end of the Second World War, Germany lay at the mercy of its occupiers, all of whom launched programmes of scientific and technological exploitation. Each occupying nation sought to bolster their own armouries and industries with the spoils of war, and Britain was no exception. Shrouded in…

    eBook – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • Food and Age in Europe, 1800-2000 book cover

    Food and Age in Europe, 1800-2000

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tenna Jensen, Caroline Nyvang, Peter Scholliers, Peter J. Atkins

    People eat and drink very differently throughout their life. Each stage has diets with specific ingredients, preparations, palates, meanings and settings. Moreover, physicians, authorities and general observers have particular views on what and how to eat according to age. All this has changed…

    eBook – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Incombustible Lutheran Books in Early Modern Germany book cover

    Incombustible Lutheran Books in Early Modern Germany

    1st Edition

    By Avner Shamir

    This book discusses the early modern engagement with books that survived intentional or accidental fire in Lutheran Germany. From the 1620s until the middle of the eighteenth century, unburnt books became an attraction for princes, publishers, clergymen, and some laymen. To cope with an event that…

    eBook – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion: On Mimesis and Society book cover

    Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion

    On Mimesis and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Borch

    Terrorist attacks seem to mimic other terrorist attacks. Mass shootings appear to mimic previous mass shootings. Financial traders seem to mimic other traders. It is not a novel observation that people often imitate others. Some might even suggest that mimesis is at the core of human interaction.…

    eBook – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey: Ottomanism, Nationalism and Multiculturalism book cover

    Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey

    Ottomanism, Nationalism and Multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    By Serhun Al

    Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey tackles a theoretical puzzle in understanding the state policy changes toward minorities and nationhood, first by placing the state in the historical context of the international system and second by unpacking the state through analysis of …

    eBook – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The History of the Vespa: An Italian Miracle book cover

    The History of the Vespa

    An Italian Miracle, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Rapini

    Despite the symbolic capital and the global commercial success of the Vespa scooter, there is no academic book dealing with its history, only literature produced by the company itself or by scooter enthusiasts. The origins of the Vespa are shrouded in mist, entrusted more to myth than to historical…

    eBook – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • A Personalist Philosophy of History book cover

    A Personalist Philosophy of History

    1st Edition

    By Bennett Gilbert

    Historical study has traditionally been built around the placement of the human at the center of inquiry. The de-stabilized concepts of the human in contemporary thought challenge this configuration. However, the ways in which these challenges provoke new historical perspectives both expand and…

    eBook – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik: The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948 book cover

    Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik

    The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948, 1st Edition

    By Daphna Sharfman

    This book presents a multidimensional case study of international human rights in the immediate post-Second World War period, and the way in which complex refugee problems created by the war were often in direct competition with strategic interests and national sovereignty. The case study is the…

    eBook – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

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