History: European History

  • Europe from War to War, 1914-1945 book cover

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945

    By Alice-Catherine Carls, Stephen D. Carls

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945 explores this age of metamorphosis within European history, an age which played a crucial role in shaping the Europe of today. Covering a wide range of topics such as religion, arts and literature, humanitarian relief during the wars, transnational feminism and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • The Modernization of the Western World: A Society Transformed book cover

    The Modernization of the Western World

    A Society Transformed, 2nd Edition

    By John McGrath, Kathleen Callanan Martin

    The Modernization of the Western World presents an overview of the history of Western civilization and provides readers with the intellectual tools they need to comprehend how societies function and change. Covering Western history from ancient history to the current era of globalization, it draws…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Governing the Rural in Interwar Europe book cover

    Governing the Rural in Interwar Europe

    Edited by Liesbeth van de Grift, Amalia Ribi Forclaz

    This book examines how rural Europe as a hybrid social and natural environment emerged as a key site of local, national and international governance in the interwar years. The post-war need to secure and intensify food production, to protect contested border areas, to improve rural infrastructure…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Plow, the Pen and the Sword: Images and Self-Images of Medieval People in the Low Countries book cover

    The Plow, the Pen and the Sword

    Images and Self-Images of Medieval People in the Low Countries

    By Rudi Künzel

    This book compares the cultures of the different social groups living in the Low Countries in the early Middle Ages. Clergy, nobility, peasants and townsmen greatly varied in their attitudes to labor, property, violence, and the handling and showing of emotions. Künzel explores how these social…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads: Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History book cover

    Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Pierre Legendre: God in the Mirror: A Study of the Institution of Images book cover

    Pierre Legendre: God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images

    By Pierre Legendre

    In the context of our increasingly global legal order, Pierre Legendre’s God in the Mirror reconsiders the place of law within the division of existing bodies of knowledge. Navigating the texts of Ovid, Augustine, Roman jurists, medieval canon lawyers, Freud, Lacan, the notebooks of Leonardo de…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Strange Histories: The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, and Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds book cover

    Strange Histories

    The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, and Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds, 2nd Edition

    By Darren Oldridge

    Strange Histories is an exploration of some of the most extraordinary beliefs that existed in the late Middle Ages through to the end of the seventeenth century. Presenting serious accounts of the appearance of angels and demons, sea monsters and dragons within European and North American history,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423: Original Texts And English Summaries book cover

    The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423

    Original Texts And English Summaries

    By Anthony Luttrell, Greg O'Malley

    The Countryside of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423 explores the main themes of settlement, population and defence of the island of Rhodes from 1306 through to 1423, approximately halfway through the period of Hospitaller rule. Based largely on the Hospital’s Rhodian archive, this book is the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    The Military Religious Orders

  • Social Aspects of Memory: Stories of Victims and Perpetrators from Bosnia-Herzegovina book cover

    Social Aspects of Memory

    Stories of Victims and Perpetrators from Bosnia-Herzegovina

    By Alma Jeftic

    Social Aspects of Memory presents a compelling study of how ordinary people remember war events. Focusing on the divided city of Sarajevo during the Bosnian War, the book adopts a unique approach, looking at how perpetrators and victims (as well as new generations) manage in the aftermath. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • European Industrial Managers: West and East book cover

    European Industrial Managers

    West and East

    Edited by J.J. Boddewyn

    First published in 1971, this collection of fourteen contemporaneous European research studies on managerial backgrounds and on the patterns, roles, and evolution of managerial careers examine managerial motivations in a broader context than the traditional analysis of psychological qualities. Most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals): The Czechoslovak Experience book cover

    Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals)

    The Czechoslovak Experience

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1974, this book collects interviews with leading Czechslovak filmmakers conducted mostly between 1967 and 1969. This was a period of immense upheaval beginning with the attack of the Czechoslovak establishment on the Union of Writers in 1967, continuing through the liberalisation…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1975, this book examines the career of one of the leading post-war Czech filmmakers Miloš Forman through his own testimony. After recollecting his childhood and early artistic ventures, Forman gives accounts of the making of his major films, interspersed with contemporaneous…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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