History: Intellectual History

  • A People's History of Classics: Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939 book cover

    A People's History of Classics

    Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939, 1st Edition

    By Edith Hall, Henry Stead

    A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the earlier 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge: Essays on the Transvaluation of Values book cover

    The Enlightenment and the Fate of Knowledge

    Essays on the Transvaluation of Values, 1st Edition

    By Martin L. Davies

    The Enlightenment is generally painted as a movement of ideas and society lasting from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century, but this book argues that the Enlightenment is an essential component of modernity itself and in fact can be seen to have lasted from the late sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Vanguardism: Ideology and Organization in Totalitarian Politics book cover

    Vanguardism

    Ideology and Organization in Totalitarian Politics, 1st Edition

    By Phillip W. Gray

    Providing an innovative conceptualization to extremist political movements founded upon "world-historic" populations and vanguard party organizations, Vanguardism sets out a new path in investigating the intellectual and historical influences that created extremist politics, the totalitarian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cameralism and the Enlightenment: Happiness, Governance, and Reform in Transnational Perspective book cover

    Cameralism and the Enlightenment

    Happiness, Governance, and Reform in Transnational Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ere Nokkala, Nicholas B. Miller

    Cameralism and the Enlightenment reassesses the relationship between two key phenomena of European history often disconnected from each other. It builds on recent insights from global history, transnational history and Enlightenment studies to reflect on the dynamic interactions of cameralism, an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    The Enlightenment World

  • Production of Locality in the Early Modern and Modern Age: Places book cover

    Production of Locality in the Early Modern and Modern Age

    Places, 1st Edition

    By Angelo Torre

    Places is a microhistory study of village settlements in early modern Northwest Italy that aims to expand the notion of place to include the process of producing a locality; that is, the production of native local subjects through practices, rituals and other forms of collective action.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • The Renaissance of Letters: Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650 book cover

    The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian Renaissance.   This edited collection…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • In Search of Indian English: History, Politics and Indigenisation book cover

    In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianisation of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Aesthetics of History book cover

    The Aesthetics of History

    1st Edition

    By Alun Munslow

    This book offers an understanding and analysis of the aesthetics of historying through the specific concepts and process of the fabricated, factitious, factional, factious, factitive, factive, factualist, fictitious, fictive and the figurative. These concepts create the(ir) connection(s) between "…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Using and Not Using the Past after the Carolingian Empire: c. 900–c.1050 book cover

    Using and Not Using the Past after the Carolingian Empire

    c. 900–c.1050, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Greer, Alice Hicklin, Stefan Esders

    Using and Not Using the Past after the Carolingian Empire offers a new take on European history from c.900 to c.1050, examining the ‘post-Carolingian’ period in its own right and presenting it as a time of creative experimentation with new forms of authority and legitimacy. In the late eighth…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus: Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture book cover

    Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

    Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Charles H. Carman

    Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Zamenhof: Creator of Esperanto book cover

    Zamenhof

    Creator of Esperanto, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1960, this book details the life of Ludovic Zamenhof, the creator of Esperanto. Boulton’s work portrays Zamenhof as a figurehead for peace, his life and work remaining morally, intellectually, and psychologically interesting over time. The book uncovers Zamenhof’s early years,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Conceptions of Space in Intellectual History book cover

    Conceptions of Space in Intellectual History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel S. Allemann, Anton Jäger, Valentina Mann

    This volume takes a fresh approach to the issue of ‘space’ in intellectual history and puts forward novel ways of rendering conceptions of space useful for historians of political thought. Notions of ‘space’ have become increasingly important to the practice of intellectual historians in recent…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

6Series in Intellectual History

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