E-books: Humanities

  • Politics and Morals book cover

    Politics and Morals

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1946, this book reveals Croce’s dynamic conception of liberty, liberalism and the relation of individual morality to the State. The State which he discusses is more than a national government; it is a historical conception which takes in all ‘states’ - local and…

    eBook – 2019-03-20
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • Indigenous Peoples and the State: International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the State

    International Perspectives on the Treaty of Waitangi, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hickford, Carwyn Jones

    Across the globe, there are numerous examples of treaties, compacts, or other negotiated agreements that mediate relationships between Indigenous peoples and states or settler communities. Perhaps the best known of these, New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi is a living, and historically rich,…

    eBook – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Adriana Cavarero: Resistance and the Voice of Law book cover

    Adriana Cavarero

    Resistance and the Voice of Law, 1st Edition

    By Elisabetta R. Bertolino

    Critical legal scholars have made us aware that law is made up not only of rules but also of language. But who speaks the language of law? And can one lawfully speak in one’s voice? For the Italian philosopher Adriana Cavarero, to answer these questions we must not separate who is speaking from the…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Nomikoi: Critical Legal Thinkers

  • The Routledge History of Italian Americans book cover

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans

    1st Edition

    Edited by William J. Connell, Stanislao G. Pugliese

    The Routledge History of Italian Americans weaves a narrative of the trials and triumphs of one of the nation’s largest ethnic groups. This history, comprising original essays by leading scholars and critics, addresses themes that include the Columbian legacy, immigration, the labor movement,…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Simonides on the Persian Wars: A Study of the Elegiac Verses of the

    Simonides on the Persian Wars

    A Study of the Elegiac Verses of the "New Simonides", 1st Edition

    By Lawrence M. Kowerski

    This book considers what evidence the "new Simonides" fragments offer for Simonides' elegiac compositions on the Persian Wars. The current orthodoxy is that they represent three separate elegies on individual battles, one on Artemisium, one on Salamis, and one on Plataea. Kowerski evaluates what…

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Classics

  • The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Garry, Serene J. Khader, Alison Stone

    The Routledge Companion to Feminist Philosophy is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers, and debates in feminist philosophy. Fifty-six chapters, written by an international team of contributors specifically for the Companion, are organized into five…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. L. Brown, Tim Lomas, Francisco Jose Eiroa-Orosa

    Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the field of positive psychology has sought to implement a science of human flourishing so that we may lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It has found expression not only in academic papers but also popular books and, increasingly, in government…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mahabharata Now: Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics book cover

    Mahabharata Now

    Narration, Aesthetics, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arindam Chakrabarti, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay

    The Mahabharata is at once an archive and a living text, a sourcebook complete by itself and an open text perennially under construction. Driving home this striking contemporary relevance of the famous Indian epic, Mahabharata Now focuses on the issues of narration, aesthetics and ethics, as also…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Exploring the Senses: South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity book cover

    Exploring the Senses

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences. In drawing upon…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution: Modern Commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita book cover

    Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution

    Modern Commentaries on the Bhagavad-Gita, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Palshikar

    What is ‘evil’? What are the ways of overcoming this destructive and morally recalcitrant phenomenon? To what extent is the use of punitive violence tenable? Evil and the Philosophy of Retribution compares the responses of three modern Indian commentators on the Bhagavad-Gita — Aurobindo Ghose, Bal…

    eBook – 2017-09-19
    Routledge India
    100 Cases

  • Revival: The Cambodian Agony (1990) book cover

    Revival: The Cambodian Agony (1990)

    2nd Edition

    By David A. Ablin, M. Hood

    This title was first published in 1990: Cambodia, it has been said, has gone through the most radical social upheaval and transformation of any country in recorded history. From the overthrow of Prince Sihanouk, who ruled for 29 year, in 1970 to the victory of the Cambodian Communist Party in 1975,…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military book cover

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the "other," gender…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

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