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  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation: The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573 book cover

    Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry: A Study of Children's Verse in English book cover

    The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English

    Edited by Katherine Wakely-Mulroney, Louise Joy

    Taking Isaac Watts's Divine Songs (1715) as its point of departure, this collection gives sustained attention to the literary, aesthetic, theoretical, and philosophical dimensions of seminal works of children’s poetry from the eighteenth century to the present. While attending to central figures of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944-1962 book cover

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944-1962

    By Nicola Pezolet

    Reconstruction and the Synthesis of the Arts in France, 1944-1962 considers the artistic, architectural and bureaucratic shifts that emerged in the troubled aftermath of World War II and in the first years old the Cold War. Focused on the modernist networks surrounding Le Corbusier, the Salon des…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography book cover

    Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This anthology offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits 'canonical' forms of visual…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece book cover

    Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

    By Yulia Ustinova

    ‘Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,’ – says Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought in ancient Greece. Divine mania comprises a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Geoffrey Swain: Against the Grain book cover

    Geoffrey Swain

    Against the Grain

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Acclaimed historian, and retired Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European History at the University of Glasgow, Geoffrey Swain, has written extensively on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe during the twentieth century, in particular on Russia during the Civil War; Latvia during the first…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • The Father: Historical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Father

    Historical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Luigi Zoja

    Countless children throughout the world grow up without fathers. In this revised and updated edition of The Father, accompanied by a new preface, Luigi Zoja studies the reasons for this and assesses the contribution of this phenomenon to social and psychological problems. Using examples from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • The Medieval World book cover

    The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Charles Avison in Context: National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England book cover

    Charles Avison in Context

    National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England

    Edited by Roz Southey, Eric Cross

    Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate, and behind the times. However, in Newcastle upon Tyne, the presence of a nationally known musician, Charles Avison (1709-1770), prompts a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge

  • The Cid and His Spain book cover

    The Cid and His Spain

    By Ramón Menéndez Pidal

    This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain book cover

    The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain

    By Abdulwahid Dhanun Taha

    In the seventh and eighth centuries, the Muslim Arabs conquered large areas of North Africa and then, with the help of their former adversaries in North Africa, the Berbers, gained a decisive victory over the Visigoths in Spain. This book, first published in 1989 and based on Arabic and other…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain book cover

    The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain

    By Ariel Bension

    ‘The Zohar’ was compiled and composed in Spain in the thirteenth century, and exerted a powerful influence on Jewish life in medieval ghettoes. In this book, first published in 1932, Dr Bension was the first scholar to deal with the influence on Jewish mysticism of certain characteristics which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

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