E-books: Humanities

  • Idealism and Pragmatism: Traditions in Dialogue book cover

    Idealism and Pragmatism

    Traditions in Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Stern

    This book explores the complex relationship between the philosophical schools of idealism and pragmatism. Idealism is the older tradition, with roots in Plato and Platonism, and has been developed in a myriad of forms. At heart, it holds that reality is either mind-like, or is contained in the mind…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Spain and the American Revolution: New Approaches and Perspectives book cover

    Spain and the American Revolution

    New Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Paquette, Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

    Though the participation of France in the American Revolution is well established in the historiography, the role of Spain, France’s ally, is relatively understudied and underappreciated. Spain's involvement in the conflict formed part of a global struggle between empires and directly influenced…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Mediating Nature: The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy book cover

    Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Church and State in American History: Key Documents, Decisions, and Commentary from Five Centuries book cover

    Church and State in American History

    Key Documents, Decisions, and Commentary from Five Centuries, 4th Edition

    By John Wilson, Donald Drakeman

    Church and State in American History illuminates the complex relationships among the political and religious authority structures of American society, and illustrates why church-state issues have remained controversial since our nation’s founding. It has been in classroom use for over 50 years…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Reform, Revolution and Crisis in Europe: Landmarks in History, Memory and Thought book cover

    Reform, Revolution and Crisis in Europe

    Landmarks in History, Memory and Thought, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bronwyn Winter, Cat Moir

    Today Europe stands at a crossroads unlike any it has faced since 1945. Since the 2008 financial crash, Europe has weathered the Greek debt crisis, the 2015 refugee crisis, and the identity crisis brought about by Brexit in 2016. The future of the European project is in doubt. How will Europe…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Amerindians in Guyana 1803-1873: A Documentary History book cover

    The Amerindians in Guyana 1803-1873

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Noel Menezes

    These selected documents reveal the reaction and responses of the Amerindians to European values.…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • Medieval Images, Icons, and Illustrated English Literary Texts: From the Ruthwell Cross to the Ellesmere Chaucer book cover

    Medieval Images, Icons, and Illustrated English Literary Texts

    From the Ruthwell Cross to the Ellesmere Chaucer, 1st Edition

    By Maidie Hilmo

    The function of images in the major illustrated English poetic works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the early fifteenth century is the primary concern of this book. Hilmo argues that the illustrations have not been sufficiently understood because modern judgments about their artistic merit and…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne C. Knittel, Zachary J. Goldberg

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies traces the growth of an important interdisciplinary field, its foundations, key debates and core concerns, as well as highlighting current and emerging issues and approaches and pointing to new directions for enquiry. With a focus on the…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • A History of Feminist and Gender Economics book cover

    A History of Feminist and Gender Economics

    1st Edition

    By Giandomenica Becchio

    This book offers a historical exploration of the genesis of feminist economics and gender economics, as well as their theoretical and methodological differences. Its narrative also serves to embed both within a broader cultural context. Although both feminist economics and gender neoclassical…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Feminist Reception Studies in a Post-Audience Age: Returning to Audiences and Everyday Life book cover

    Feminist Reception Studies in a Post-Audience Age

    Returning to Audiences and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andre Cavalcante, Andrea Press, Katherine Sender

    This book makes an important return to reception studies at an exciting juncture of media distribution and modes of consumption. The editors’ introduction contextualizes this new work within a long history of feminist approaches to audience research, and argues that new media forms require new…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • Goethe’s Theory of Colours book cover

    Goethe’s Theory of Colours

    1st Edition

    By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    First published in German in 1810, this detailed volume was translated from the German by Charles Lock Eastlake and, in six parts, examines every aspect of Goethe’s theory of colours, including psychological colours, chemical colours, the moral effect of colour, minerals, plants, insects, mammals…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Privacy and the News Media book cover

    Privacy and the News Media

    1st Edition

    By Chris Frost

    Critically examining current journalistic practices using both theoretical and applied approaches, this book addresses the interplay between the right to free expression (and what that means to a free press) and the right to privacy. Privacy, and the criticism that journalists unreasonably and…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

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