E-books: Humanities

  • Heritage Tourism and Cities in China book cover

    Heritage Tourism and Cities in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honggang Xu, Trevor H.B. Sofield

    China has surged into the 21st century as one of the most rapidly modernizing countries in the world. Its burgeoning cities reflect this extraordinary growth with a dazzling array of new architectural forms and designs. In its transformation, the 5000-year old heritage of its built civilization,…

    eBook – 2019-10-01 

  • Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts book cover

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Edwards, Dimos Spatharas

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts breaks new ground by exploring different aspects of forensic storytelling in Athenian legal speeches and the ways in which forensic narratives reflect normative concerns and legal issues. The chapters, written by distinguished experts in Athenian oratory and…

    eBook – 2019-08-08 

  • On Liberty: Jewish Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    eBook – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • A History of the Peoples of the British Isles: From 1870 to the Present book cover

    A History of the Peoples of the British Isles

    From 1870 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Heyck

    Volume III deals with the 'long twentieth century'. Its main themes are:* the contraction of British industrial power and the shift to a service-based economy* the decline of Victorianism and the rise of Modernism* the climax of class society between the wars and the blurring of class lines after…

    eBook – 2019-06-30 

  • The Slave Trade & Migration book cover

    The Slave Trade & Migration

    1st Edition

    By Paul Finkelman

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2019-06-18
    Articles on American Slavery

  • Journalism and Social Media in Africa: Studies in Innovation and Transformation book cover

    Journalism and Social Media in Africa

    Studies in Innovation and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Paterson

    Through innovative research studies and expert commentaries, this book documents the fast evolving invention of the relationship between the millions of social media and mobile phone users around Africa and traditional purveyors of news. Whilst social media demonstrates an unprecedented ability for…

    eBook – 2019-06-17

  • The Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Laws: Another Copernican Revolution book cover

    The Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Laws

    Another Copernican Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Noel Curran

    First published in 1997, this title is a sequel to Dr Noel Curran's first book The Logical Universe: The Real Universe (published by Ashgate under the Avebury imprint, 1994). The philosophy of mathematics in this book is based on ideas of Sir William Rowan Hamilton on the ordinal character of…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925: Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit book cover

    British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925

    Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit, 1st Edition

    By Andrekos Varnava

    Most of the Cypriot population, especially the lower classes, remained loyal to the British cause during the Great War and the island contributed significantly to the First World War, with men and materials. The British acknowledged this yet failed to institute political and economic reforms once…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship book cover

    Jane Addams on Inequality and Political Friendship

    1st Edition

    By Wynne Walker Moskop

    In this book, Wynne Walker Moskop addresses the practical and theoretical problem of how unequal political friendships evolve toward arrangements the parties consider reciprocal and just, a problem neglected by scholars of democracy who associate reciprocity and justice only with equal parties.…

    eBook – 2019-06-14

  • Unbecoming Modern: Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities book cover

    Unbecoming Modern

    Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee-Dube

    In this volume well-known scholars from India and Latin America – Enrique Dussel, Madhu Dubey, Walter D. Mignolo, and Sudipta Sen, to name a few – discuss the concepts of modernity and colonialism and describe how the two relate to each other. This second edition to the volume comes with a new…

    eBook – 2019-06-14

  • A Philosophy of Luxury book cover

    A Philosophy of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Lambert Wiesing

    In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he argues that luxury is an aesthetic experience. Unlike experience gained via the senses, such as seeing, hearing or tasting, he argues that luxury is achieved by possessing…

    eBook – 2019-06-14

  • The Holocaust in the Romanian Borderlands: The Arc of Civilian Complicity book cover

    The Holocaust in the Romanian Borderlands

    The Arc of Civilian Complicity, 1st Edition

    By Mihai I Poliec

    This volume examines the changing role which ordinary members of society played in the state-sponsored persecution of the Jews in Bukovina and Bessarabia, both during the summer of 1941, when Romania joined the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, and beyond. It establishes different patterns of…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Mass Violence in Modern History

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