E-books: Humanities

  • 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

  • Liangzhu Culture: Society, Belief, and Art in Neolithic China book cover

    Liangzhu Culture

    Society, Belief, and Art in Neolithic China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bin Liu, Ling Qin

    The Liangzhu Culture (3,300-2,300 BC) represented the peak of prehistoric cultural and social development in the Yangtze Delta. With a wide sphere of influence centred near present-day Hangzhou City, Liangzhu City is considered one of the earliest urban centres in prehistoric China. Although…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Gender and Religion in the City: Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality book cover

    Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • How Propaganda Became Public Relations: Foucault and the Corporate Government of the Public book cover

    How Propaganda Became Public Relations

    Foucault and the Corporate Government of the Public, 1st Edition

    By Cory Wimberly

    How Propaganda Became Public Relations pulls back the curtain on propaganda: how it was born, how it works, and how it has masked the bulk of its operations by rebranding itself as public relations. Cory Wimberly uses archival materials and wide variety of sources — Foucault’s work on…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Knots: Post-Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film book cover

    Knots

    Post-Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Literature and Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by JEAN MICHEL RABATE

    This collection of specially commissioned essays offers a wide array of new psychoanalytic approaches impacted by Lacanian theory, queer studies, post-colonial studies, feminism, and deconstruction in the domains of film and literature. We have witnessed a remarkable return to psychoanalysis in…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • 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

  • Making Sense of Monuments: Narratives of Time, Movement, and Scale book cover

    Making Sense of Monuments

    Narratives of Time, Movement, and Scale, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kolb

    Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, Confederate statues, Egyptian pyramids, and medieval cathedrals: these are some of the places that are the subject of Making Sense of Monuments, an analysis of how the built environment molds human experiences and perceptions via bodily comparison. Drawing from recent…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • Material Mobilities book cover

    Material Mobilities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Claus Lassen, Ida Sofie Gøtzsche Lange

    Material Mobilities explores the material dimension of various forms of mobilities and its implications for society, politics and everyday experiences as well as investigates how materials themselves are on the move. Together the different contributions and perspectives on material mobilities…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Sport and Mediatization book cover

    Sport and Mediatization

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Frandsen

    Contemporary society is highly media-saturated, and no sector more so than sport. Drawing on case studies from the Tour de France to fitness apps, this book introduces the concept of ‘mediatization’ and examines how media - historically and currently – are significant drivers for social and…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Sarvodaya Movement: Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka book cover

    The Sarvodaya Movement

    Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Praveena Rajkobal

    This book provides an important case study of how local cultures, religions and spiritualities can enhance development activities, and provide helpful frameworks for contemporary societies facing the pressures of neo-liberalism. It specifically traces how the influential Sri Lankan Sarvodaya…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

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