E-books: Humanities

  • Communications in Africa, 1880–1939, Volume 1 book cover

    Communications in Africa, 1880–1939, Volume 1

    1st Edition

    By David Sunderland

    This collection presents rare documents relating to the development of various forms of communication across Africa by the British, as part of their economic investment in Africa. Railways and waterways are examined.…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Communications in Africa, 1880–1939 (set) book cover

    Communications in Africa, 1880–1939 (set)

    1st Edition

    By David Sunderland

    This collection presents rare documents relating to the development of various forms of communication across Africa by the British, as part of their economic investment in Africa. Railways and waterways are examined.…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Britain and Africa

  • The History of the Irish Famine: Volume I: The Great Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Volume I: The Great Irish Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    eBook – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine: Irish Famine Migration Narratives: Eyewitness Testimonies book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Irish Famine Migration Narratives: Eyewitness Testimonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    eBook – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine: Fallen Leaves of Humanity: Famines in Ireland Before and After the Great Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    Fallen Leaves of Humanity: Famines in Ireland Before and After the Great Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    eBook – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • The History of the Irish Famine: The Exodus: Emigration and the Great Irish Famine book cover

    The History of the Irish Famine

    The Exodus: Emigration and the Great Irish Famine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    eBook – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Frederick Douglass and Ireland: In His Own Words book cover

    Frederick Douglass and Ireland

    In His Own Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Frederick Douglass and Ireland: In His Own Words book cover

    Frederick Douglass and Ireland

    In His Own Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time…

    eBook – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Famine and Disease in Ireland, vol 1 book cover

    Famine and Disease in Ireland, vol 1

    1st Edition

    By Leslie Clarkson, E Margaret Crawford

    The Great Famine of 1845-9 remains the great climacteric in Irish history. This title contains reprints of contemporary works relating to the Great Famine, including writings on the medical conditions in Ireland at the time gathered from the "Dublin Journal of Medical Science" and similar…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Byzantium and the Other: Relations and Exchanges book cover

    Byzantium and the Other: Relations and Exchanges

    1st Edition

    By Angeliki E. Laiou, edited by Cécile Morrisson

    Angeliki Laiou (1941-2008), one of the leading Byzantinists of her generation, broke new ground in the study of the social and economic history of the Byzantine Empire. Byzantium and the Other: Relations and Exchanges, the second of three volumes to be published posthumously in the Variorum…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Cult, Ritual, Divinity and Belief in the Roman World book cover

    Cult, Ritual, Divinity and Belief in the Roman World

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Fishwick

    The papers assembled in this selection of studies range in subject matter from early Judaic magic to an inscribed monument of the Neo-Classical period. The principal emphasis of the collection is nevertheless on religious developments under the High Roman Empire: problems arising from the…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Pages from the Past: Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books book cover

    Pages from the Past

    Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books, 1st Edition

    By M.B. Parkes, edited by P.R. Robinson

    In the present collection of articles by Malcolm Parkes two overarching concerns emerge: the palaeography of manuscript books in relation to what Parkes has previously called the 'grammar of legibility'; and the importance of considering the circumstances in which medieval books were produced,…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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