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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods book cover

    Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Allen Harris

    Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods compiles the essential readings of the vibrant field of rhetoric of science, tracing the growth and core concerns of the field since its development in the 1970s. A companion to Randy Allen Harris’s foundational Landmark Essays in Rhetoric…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions book cover

    Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Segre

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World: Trends, Themes, and Issues book cover

    Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin: The Collective Unconscious of Catholic and Orthodox Countries book cover

    The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin

    The Collective Unconscious of Catholic and Orthodox Countries, 1st Edition

    By Mino Vianello

    In The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin: The Collective Unconscious of Catholic and Orthodox Countries Mino Vianello advances a new hermeneutical paradigm in analyzing why liberal-democratic institutions and ways of life do not flourish in Catholic and Orthodox countries. Vianello…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Music, Science, Philosophy: Models in the Universe of Thought book cover

    Music, Science, Philosophy

    Models in the Universe of Thought, 1st Edition

    By Jamie C. Kassler

    This book stresses the interrelatedness of knowledge by extricating models that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. For example, science can find models from the technology and semantic field of music, music can find its models from the technology and semantic field of science, and each…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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