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  • Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere: Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe book cover

    Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere

    Event-based Art in Late Socialist Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katalin Cseh-Varga, Adam Czirak

    Performance Art in the Second Public Sphere is the first interdisciplinary analysis of performance art in East, Central and Southeast Europe under socialist rule. By investigating the specifics of event-based art forms in these regions, each chapter explores the particular, critical roles that this…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Voicing Dissent: The Ethics and Epistemology of Making Disagreement Public book cover

    Voicing Dissent

    The Ethics and Epistemology of Making Disagreement Public, 1st Edition

    Edited by Casey Rebecca Johnson

    Disagreement is, for better or worse, pervasive in our society. Not only do we form beliefs that differ from those around us, but increasingly we have platforms and opportunities to voice those disagreements and make them public. In light of the public nature of many of our most important…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Diachrony of Verb Meaning: Aspect and Argument Structure book cover

    The Diachrony of Verb Meaning

    Aspect and Argument Structure, 1st Edition

    By Elly van Gelderen

    This innovative volume offers a comprehensive account of the study of language change in verb meaning in the history of the English language. Integrating both the author’s previous body of work and new research, the book explores the complex dynamic between linguistic structures, morphosyntactic…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

  • Graphic Girlhoods: Visualizing Education and Violence book cover

    Graphic Girlhoods

    Visualizing Education and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marshall

    Drawing on a dynamic set of "graphic texts of girlhood," Elizabeth Marshall identifies the locations, cultural practices, and representational strategies through which schoolgirls experience real and metaphorical violence. How is the schoolgirl made legible through violence in graphic texts of…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

  • In The Shadows of Glories Past: Jihad for Modern Science in Muslim Societies, 1850 to The Arab Spring book cover

    In The Shadows of Glories Past

    Jihad for Modern Science in Muslim Societies, 1850 to The Arab Spring, 1st Edition

    By John W. Livingston

    The title of this volume implies two things: the greatness of the scientific tradition that Muslims had lost, and the power of the West, in whose threatening shadow reformers now labored to modernize in order to defend themselves against those very powers they were taking as models. Copernicus and…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

  • Italy Before Italy: Institutions, Conflicts and Political Hopes in the Italian States, 1815-1860 book cover

    Italy Before Italy

    Institutions, Conflicts and Political Hopes in the Italian States, 1815-1860, 1st Edition

    By Marco Soresina

    Italian unification is one of the pivotal events in European history but the period leading up to Risorgimento has often been analysed in less detail. This book focuses on the history of the Italian states between 1815 and 1860 focusing on state institutions, international relations, economic and…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Economics of Law, Order, and Action: The Logic of Public Goods book cover

    The Economics of Law, Order, and Action

    The Logic of Public Goods, 1st Edition

    By Jakub Bozydar Wisniewski

    According to the standard position of the economic mainstream, the efficient production of so-called public goods, including law and defense, requires the use of territorial monopolies of coercive force. Two arguments are put forward for this position: a "positive" one, based on the claim that only…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Greek Medical Literature and its Readers: From Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium book cover

    Greek Medical Literature and its Readers

    From Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petros Bouras-Vallianatos, Sophia Xenophontos

    This volume focuses on the relationship between Greek medical texts and their audience(s), offering insights into how not only the backgrounds and skills of medical authors but also the contemporary environment affected issues of readership, methodology and mode of exposition. One of the volume’s…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Alban Berg: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Alban Berg

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Bryan R. Simms

    Alban Berg: A Research and Information Guide, Third Edition is an annotated bibliography highlighting both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources that deal with Berg, his compositions, and his influence as a composer. It is a…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • China, Japan, and Senkaku Islands: Conflict in the East China Sea Amid an American Shadow book cover

    China, Japan, and Senkaku Islands

    Conflict in the East China Sea Amid an American Shadow, 1st Edition

    By Monika Chansoria

    Tracing the genesis of the Senkaku Islands in the memoirs of history, and its potential future, in the backdrop of the East China Sea’s brewing dispute, this book chronicles the journey of Sino-Japanese relations in the explicit context of the Senkaku Islands. The evolving power transition dynamics…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge

  • Politicising the Communist Past: The Politics of Truth Revelation in Post-Communist Poland book cover

    Politicising the Communist Past

    The Politics of Truth Revelation in Post-Communist Poland, 1st Edition

    By Aleks Szczerbiak

    Poland is a particularly interesting case of truth revelation and transitional justice in a post-communist country. This is because of the radical change of trajectory in its approach to dealing with the communist past, and the profound effect this had on Polish politics. The approach moved from '…

    eBook – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature book cover

    Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature

    1st Edition

    By Ann González

    In this volume González explores how the effects of a traumatic colonial experience are (re)presented to Latin American children today, almost two centuries after the dismantling of colonialism proper. Central to this study is the argument that the historical constraints of colonialism,…

    eBook – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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