E-books: Humanities

  • The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset book cover

    The British Empire

    Sunrise to Sunset, 3rd Edition

    By Philippa Levine

    The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise that offers a comprehensive analysis of what life was like under colonial rule, weaving the everyday stories of people living through the experience of colonialism into the…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Limits of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hanne Appelqvist

    The limit of language is one of the most pervasive notions found in Wittgenstein’s work, both in his early Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and his later writings. Moreover, the idea of a limit of language is intimately related to important scholarly debates on Wittgenstein’s philosophy, such as the…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Branded Entertainment and Cinema: The Marketisation of Italian Film book cover

    Branded Entertainment and Cinema

    The Marketisation of Italian Film, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Dagnino

    The history of Italian cinema is mostly regarded as a history of Italian auteurs. This book takes a different standpoint, looking at Italian cinema from the perspective of an unusual, but influential actor: advertisers. From the iconic Vespa scooter and the many other Made in Italy products…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Advertising Studies

  • Music as Atmosphere: Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds book cover

    Music as Atmosphere

    Collective Feelings and Affective Sounds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedlind Riedel, Juha Torvinen

    This book explores the atmospheric dimensions of music and sound. With multidisciplinary insights from music studies, sound studies, philosophy and media studies, chapters investigate music and sound as shared environmental feelings. This book probes into cutting edge conceptual issues at the…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution: Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible book cover

    Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution

    Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible, 1st Edition

    By Francis K. T. Mok

    In the ten years of the Cultural Revolution, political persecutions, violation of rights, deprivation of freedom, violence and brutality were daily occurrences. Especially striking is the huge number of ordinary civilians who were involved in inflicting pain and suffering on their comrades,…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Fischer, Áine Mahon

    This is the first book to bring a philosophical lens to issues of socio-political and cultural importance in twenty-first century Ireland. While the social, political, and economic landscape of contemporary Ireland has inspired extensive scholarly debate both within and well beyond the field of…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Tattoo Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing book cover

    Tattoo Histories

    Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sinah Theres Kloß

    Tattoo Histories is an edited volume which analyzes and discusses the relevance of tattooing in the socio-cultural construction of bodies, boundaries, and identities, among both individuals and groups. Its interdisciplinary approach facilitates historical as well as contemporary perspectives.…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Evolutionary Moral Realism book cover

    Evolutionary Moral Realism

    1st Edition

    By Michael Stingl, John Collier

    Against standard approaches to evolution and ethics, this book develops the idea that moral values may find their origin in regularly recurring features in the cooperative environments of species of organisms that are social and intelligent. Across a wide range of species that are social and…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Applied Communication Research Methods: Getting Started as a Researcher book cover

    Applied Communication Research Methods

    Getting Started as a Researcher, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Boyle, Mike Schmierbach

    A hands-on guide for applying research methods to common problems, issues, projects, and questions that communication practitioners deal with on a regular basis, this text demonstrates the relevance of research in professional roles and communication and media careers. The second edition features…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge

  • The Last Year of President Kennedy and the

    The Last Year of President Kennedy and the "Multiple Path" Policy Toward Cuba

    1st Edition

    By Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta

    This book presents new aspects of the U.S. "multiple path" policy toward Cuba that was designed and adopted after the Missile Crisis (October 1962) until the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963, from a Cuban perspective. The policy was characterized by its contradictory profile,…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema offers an overview of the field of cult cinema – films at the margin of popular culture and art that have received exceptional cultural visibility and status mostly because they break rules, offend, and challenge understandings of achievement (some are so bad…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China: Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972 book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    eBook – 2019-11-22
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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