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  • Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus book cover

    Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Figueira, Carmen Soares

    Herodotus is the epochal authority who inaugurated the European and Western consciousness of collective identity, whether in an awareness of other societies and of the nature of cultural variation itself or in the fashioning of Greek self-awareness – and necessarily that of later civilizations…

    eBook – 2020-01-16

  • Homicide in the Attic Orators: Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context book cover

    Homicide in the Attic Orators

    Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context, 1st Edition

    By Christine Plastow

    This study identifies specific features in the legal procedure and social perception of homicide in Athens in the time of the orators and examines how these features affected and were represented and utilised in forensic rhetoric. The socially transgressive nature of the crime in Athens resulted in…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Aesthetics of Science: Beauty, Imagination and Understanding book cover

    The Aesthetics of Science

    Beauty, Imagination and Understanding, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milena Ivanova, Steven French

    This volume builds on two recent developments in philosophy on the relationship between art and science: the notion of representation and the role of values in theory choice and the development of scientific theories. Its aim is to address questions regarding scientific creativity and imagination,…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Introduction to Rwandan Law book cover

    Introduction to Rwandan Law

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Marie Kamatali

    This book explores key innovations in Rwandan law, exploring how the homegrown legal system with the civil law and common law legal systems. The author explores the history of Rwandan law through pre-colonial, to colonial and post-independence periods, examines the homegrown legal and justice…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The Complex Reality of Pain book cover

    The Complex Reality of Pain

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Corns

    This book employs contemporary philosophy, scientific research, and clinical reports to argue that pain, though real, is not an appropriate object of scientific generalisations or an appropriate target for medical intervention. Each pain experience is instead complex and idiosyncratic in a way…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Political Party Dynamics and Democracy in Sweden:: Developments since the ‘Golden Age’ book cover

    Political Party Dynamics and Democracy in Sweden:

    Developments since the ‘Golden Age’, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Moller

    Sweden has often been described as a democratic forerunner, with one of the world's most stable party systems and with a well-functioning parliamentary system. However, the political landscape in Sweden has undergone a rapid change in recent years. The institutions of the political system – not…

    eBook – 2020-01-16
    Europa Country Perspectives

  • Television and the Embodied Viewer: Affect and Meaning in the Digital Age book cover

    Television and the Embodied Viewer

    Affect and Meaning in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Marsha F. Cassidy

    Television and the Sensate Body in the Digital Age appraises the medium’s capacity to evoke sensations and bodily feelings in the viewer. Presenting a fresh approach to television studies, the book examines the sensate force of onscreen bodies and illustrates how TV’s multisensory appeal builds…

    eBook – 2020-01-15
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change book cover

    Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Hamilton, Guido Noto La Diega

    This edited collection provides a forum for rigorous analysis of the necessity for both legal and social change with regard to regulation of same-sex relationships and rainbow families, the status of civil partnership as a concept and the lived reality of equality for LGBTQ+ persons. Twenty-eight…

    eBook – 2020-01-15

  • Theory and Praxis: Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge book cover

    Theory and Praxis

    Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murzban Jal, Jyoti Bawane

    This book proposes a New Enlightenment – a new way of looking at the non-Western world. Breaking new ground, the essays chart a course beyond Eurocentric discourses (which completely ignore the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin-America) and forms of nativism (which are usually ethnocentric…

    eBook – 2020-01-15
    Routledge India

  • Contemporary Rewritings of Liminal Women: Echoes of the Past book cover

    Contemporary Rewritings of Liminal Women

    Echoes of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Borham-Puyal

    This book explores the concept of liminality in the representation of women in eighteenth and nineteenth century literature, as well as in contemporary rewritings, such as novels, films, television shows, videogames, and graphic novels. In particular, the volume focuses on vampires, prostitutes,…

    eBook – 2020-01-15
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Poetry and the Question of Modernity: From Heidegger to the Present book cover

    Poetry and the Question of Modernity

    From Heidegger to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Ian Cooper

    Interest in Martin Heidegger was recently reawakened by the revelations, in his newly published ‘Black Notebooks’, of the full terrible extent of his political commitments in the 1930s and 1940s. The revelations reminded us of the dark allegiances co-existing with one of the profoundest and most…

    eBook – 2020-01-15
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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