E-books: History

  • Ladies' Dispensatory book cover

    Ladies' Dispensatory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carey Balaban, Jonathan Erlen, Richard Sederits

    Leonard Sowerby's self-healing manual for women, The Ladies' Dispensatory, emerged in England in 1652 amidst an abundance of medical self-help books for the lay citizen. Written for both the common patient and the amateur health provider, these manuals of home remedies provided their readers with a…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Mussolini's Camps: Civilian Internment in Fascist Italy (1940-1943) book cover

    Mussolini's Camps

    Civilian Internment in Fascist Italy (1940-1943), 1st Edition

    By Carlo Spartaco Capogreco

    This book—which is based on vast archival research and on a variety of primary sources—has filled a gap in Italy’s historiography on Fascism, and in European and world history about concentration camps in our contemporary world. It provides, for the first time, a survey of the different types of…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Italy

  • Reconsidering American Political Thought: A New Identity book cover

    Reconsidering American Political Thought

    A New Identity, 1st Edition

    By Saladin Ambar

    Filling in the missing spaces left by traditional textbooks on American political thought, Reconsidering American Political Thought uses race, gender, and ethnicity as a lens through which to engage ongoing debates on American values and intellectual traditions. Weaving document-based texts…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique: Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging book cover

    Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Bodily Memory and the Gendered Aesthetics of Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Jonna Katto

    This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of women in nationalist wars that emphasizes a linear plot of liberation. Taking a…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • In Search of Indian English: History, Politics and Indigenisation book cover

    In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianization of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge India

  • Historic Power Europe: A Post-Hegelian Interpretation of European Integration book cover

    Historic Power Europe

    A Post-Hegelian Interpretation of European Integration, 1st Edition

    By Davide Barile

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework to move beyond the traditional tenets of modern international relations theory to investigate European integration and shed light on current events. Based on contemporary analyses, Hegel’s political philosophy, and the fundamental role of historical…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Critical European Studies

  • Public Uses of Human Remains and Relics in History book cover

    Public Uses of Human Remains and Relics in History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Cavicchioli, Luigi Provero

    The principal theme of this volume is the importance of the public use of human remains in a historical perspective. The book presents a series of case studies aimed at offering historiographical and methodological reflections and providing interpretative approaches highlighting how, through the…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War: Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation book cover

    The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War

    Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation, 1st Edition

    By Alon Kadish

    Following the end of the Second World War, the main mission of the British Army in Palestine was to contain Jewish attacks and illegal immigration while the fate of the Mandate was being decided. This book is a record of the British Army during the final year of the Mandate and its impact on the…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Lee McIntyre

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods, and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg and Lee McIntyre’s updated and substantially revised fourth edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction. Weaving lucid explanations with clear analyses,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Freud's Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method: The Harsh Therapy book cover

    Freud's Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method

    The Harsh Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Duffy

    In Freud’s Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method: The Harsh Therapy, author Kathleen Duffy asks why Freud compared his ‘hysterical’ patients to the accused women in the witch trials, and his ‘psychoanalytical’ treatment to the inquisitorial method of their judges. He wrote…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Trauma book cover

    Trauma

    1st Edition

    By Lucy Bond, Stef Craps

    Trauma has become a catchword of our time and a central category in contemporary theory and criticism. In this illuminating and accessible volume, Lucy Bond and Stef Craps: provide an account of the history of the concept of trauma from the late nineteenth century to the present day examine…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Wesley, Whitefield and the 'Free Grace' Controversy: The Crucible of Methodism book cover

    Wesley, Whitefield and the 'Free Grace' Controversy

    The Crucible of Methodism, 1st Edition

    By Joel Houston

    When approaching the most public disagreement over predestination in the eighteenth century, the ‘Free Grace’ controversy between John Wesley and George Whitefield, the tendency can be to simply review the event as a row over the same old issues. This assumption pervades much of the scholarly…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

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