E-books: Humanities

  • Ethics and Religion in the Age of Social Media: Digital Proverbs for Responsible Citizens book cover

    Ethics and Religion in the Age of Social Media

    Digital Proverbs for Responsible Citizens, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Healey, Robert H. Woods Jr.

    Arguing that popular digital platforms promote misguided assumptions about ethics and technology, this book lays out a new perspective on the relation between technological capacities and human virtue. The authors criticize the “digital catechism” of technological idolatry arising from the insular,…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Gandhi: An Impossible Possibility book cover

    Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 2nd Edition

    By Sudhir Chandra

    Gandhi was perhaps the most influential yet misunderstood figure of the twentieth century. Drawing close attention to his last years, this book explores the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of non-violence by Indians. It points to a startling discovery Gandhi made in the years…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism book cover

    The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire

    Taking a thematic approach, this new companion provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and international study of American literary journalism.From the work of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman to that of Joan Didion and Dorothy Parker, literary journalism is a genre that both reveals and…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • The Problem of Value Pluralism: Isaiah Berlin and Beyond book cover

    The Problem of Value Pluralism

    Isaiah Berlin and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By George Crowder

    Value pluralism is the idea, most prominently endorsed by Isaiah Berlin, that fundamental human values are universal, plural, conflicting, and incommensurable with one another. Incommensurability is the key component of pluralism, undermining familiar monist philosophies such as utilitarianism. But…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism book cover

    Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit book cover

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation

    Reading through the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By David Ainsworth

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit constructs a musical methodology for interpreting literary text drawn out of John Milton’s poetry and prose. Analyzing the linkage between music and the Holy Spirit in Milton’s work, it focuses on harmony and its relationship to…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China book cover

    Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Mu Peng

    This book explores how, unlike in the West, the daily religious life of most Chinese people spreads without institutional propagation. Based upon more than a decade of field research in rural China, the book demonstrates the decisive role of rites of passage and yearly festival rituals held in…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport: A History of the Present book cover

    Gender Verification and the Making of the Female Body in Sport

    A History of the Present, 1st Edition

    By Sonja Erikainen

    This book critically explores the history of gender verification in international sport, to show how culture, politics, and science come together to produce "femaleness" and, consequently, the female body as we know it. Tracing gender verification policies and practices in sport since the 1930s…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • A History of Soviet Airborne Forces book cover

    A History of Soviet Airborne Forces

    1st Edition

    By David M. Glantz

    For almost 70 years Soviet and Russian military theorists have been fascinated with the concept of airborne operations. Now Russian theorists tackle the problems posed to such operations by high-precision weaponry. This work, using newly released and formerly classified Soviet and East German…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Soviet (Russian) Military Theory and Practice

  • The Saviour of the World (Routledge Revivals): Volume I: The Holy Infancy book cover

    The Saviour of the World (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I: The Holy Infancy, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte M Mason

    The Saviour of the World covers each incident and each saying in the Bible and converts them to either a single poem, blank verse or rhymed stanza, according to the subject. This volume, called The Holy Infancy, was originally published in 1908. This book will be of interest to students of both…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook of French Politics and Culture book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of French Politics and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marion Demossier, David Lees, Aurélien Mondon, Nina Parish

    The Routledge Handbook of French Politics and Culture provides a detailed survey of the highly differentiated field of research on French politics, society and culture across the social sciences and humanities. The handbook includes contributions from the most eminent authors in their respective…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire: Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns book cover

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire

    Negotiating Post-Colonial Returns, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Scott

    Cultural Diplomacy and the Heritage of Empire analyzes the history of the negotiations that led to the atypical return of colonial-era cultural property from the Netherlands to Indonesia in the 1970s. By doing so, the book shows that competing visions of post-colonial redress were contested…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

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