E-books: Humanities

  • The Greening of the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939 book cover

    The Greening of the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939, 1st Edition

    By Carole A. O'Reilly

    Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Returning to Scientific Practice: A New Reflection on Philosophy of Science book cover

    Returning to Scientific Practice

    A New Reflection on Philosophy of Science, 1st Edition

    By Xu Zhu, Wu Tong

    This book is a result from a collective study on philosophy of scientific practice (PSP), which began around 2002 and still ongoing. There is an apparently increasing interest in scientific practice, influenced by the historicistic philosophy of science and the sociology of scientific…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Global Reformations: Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures book cover

    Global Reformations

    Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra

    Global Reformations offers a sustained, comparative, and interdisciplinary exploration of religious transformations in the early modern world. The volume explores global developments and tracks the many ways in which Reformation movements shaped relations of Christians with other Christians, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • 21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes book cover

    21st Century Challenges facing Cultural Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juliet Ramsay, Ken Taylor

    Through stories of diverse landscapes from around the world, this book captures human cultures and their land use practices in the environments they inhabit. The chapters cover topics from heritage in the 21st Century, appreciating and safeguarding values while facing challenges wrought by…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Kinna, Uri Gordon

    Successive waves of global protest since 1999 have encouraged leading contemporary political theorists to argue that politics has fundamentally changed in the last twenty years, with a new type of politics gaining momentum over elite, representative institutions. The new politics is frequently…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • (Il)liberal Europe: Islamophobia, Modernity and Radicalization book cover

    (Il)liberal Europe: Islamophobia, Modernity and Radicalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie J. Doyle, Irfan Ahmad

    Europe sees itself as embodying the ideals of modernity, especially in relation to democracy and the respect for human rights. Faced on the one hand with the need for public recognition of a new population of Muslim identity, and the threat of violent radicalization on the other, Europe is falling…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought book cover

    Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Davis, Angus Nicholls

    The German comparative philologist Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was one of the most influential scholars in Victorian Britain. Müller travelled to Britain in 1846 in order to prepare a translation of the Rig Veda. This research visit would turn into a lifelong stay after Müller was appointed as…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Italian Merchants in the Early-Modern Spanish Monarchy: Business Relations, Identities and Political Resources book cover

    Italian Merchants in the Early-Modern Spanish Monarchy

    Business Relations, Identities and Political Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catia Brilli, Manuel Herrero Sánchez

    Italian businessmen played a key role in both international trade and finance from the Middle Ages until the first decades of the seventeenth century. While the peak of their influence within and beyond Europe has been thoroughly examined by historians, the way in which merchants from the Italian…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right: The Political Thought of Carl Jung book cover

    Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right

    The Political Thought of Carl Jung, 1st Edition

    By Laurie M. Johnson

    Political theorist Laurie M. Johnson deals with Jung’s analysis of the effects of modern scientific rationalism on the development of communism, fascism and Nazism in the 20th century and applies this analysis to the rise of the New Right in the 21st century. Jung’s thought provides much needed…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Residues of Death: Disposal Refigured book cover

    Residues of Death

    Disposal Refigured, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Kohn, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, Luke van Ryn

    This book provides a critical overview of the changing ways people mourn, commemorate and interact with the remains of the dead, including bodies, materials and digital artefacts. It focuses on how residues of death persist and circulate through different spaces, materials, data and mediated…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge

  • Translation and Localization: A Guide for Technical and Professional Communicators book cover

    Translation and Localization

    A Guide for Technical and Professional Communicators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Maylath, Kirk St.Amant

    Detailed yet accessible, Translation and Localization brings together the research and insights of veteran practicing translators to offer comprehensive guidance for technical communicators. The volume begins with the fundamentals of translation before leading readers through the process of…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Object-Oriented Cartography: Maps as Things book cover

    Object-Oriented Cartography

    Maps as Things, 1st Edition

    By Tania Rossetto

    Object-Oriented Cartography provides an innovative perspective on the changing nature of maps and cartographic study. Through a renewed theoretical reading of contemporary cartography, this book acknowledges the shifted interest from cartographic representation to mapping practice and proposes an…

    eBook – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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