History: Social & Cultural History

  • Interspecies Interactions: Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity book cover

    Interspecies Interactions

    Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells

    Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World book cover

    Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World

    Edited by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine Mcdonagh, Brian H. Murray, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Commodity culture and colonialism are intimately related and mutually constitutive. The desire for commodities drove colonial expansion at the same time that colonial expansion fuelled technological invention, created new markets for goods, displaced populations, and transformed local and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830 book cover

    Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 book cover

    Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826

    Edited by Michael Hoberman, Laura Leibman, Hilit Surowitz-Israel

    The period between 1776-1826 signalled a major change in how Jewish identity was understood both by Jews and non-Jews throughout the Americas. Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 brings this world of change to life by uniting important out-of-print primary sources on early American Jewish life with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust: History and memory book cover

    Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust

    History and memory

    Edited by Hana Kubátová, Jan Láníček

    Providing diverse insights into Jewish-Gentile relations in East Central Europe from the outbreak of the Second World War until the reestablishment of civic societies after the fall of Communism in the late 1980s, this volume brings together scholars from various disciplines – including history,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan: Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962 book cover

    Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    The Partition of India in 1947 involved the division of two provinces, Bengal and the Punjab, based on district-wise Hindu or Muslim majorities. The Partition displaced between 10 and 12 million people along religious lines. This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • China's Soviet Dream: Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination book cover

    China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Medieval Lives c.1000-1285: The World of the Beaugency Family book cover

    Medieval Lives c.1000-1285

    The World of the Beaugency Family

    By Amy Livingstone

    Medieval Lives c.1000-1300 uses one family to unpack the history of Western Europe while at the same time teaching students about historical methodology. This innovative volume personalizes the history of the Middle Ages allowing students to see how large historical events affected or shaped the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory book cover

    Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    From the inception of the discipline in the 19th century, great ideas have always inspired and guided anthropologists when conducting their research amongst people all over the world. Such great ideas are born from the social and political contexts of their creators, and the challenge for scholars…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • History and Sociology in France: From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School book cover

    History and Sociology in France

    From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School

    By Robert Leroux

    In the late 19th century and early part of the 20th, with the coming of age of sociology in France, the idea that there could be a “science” of history was the subject of much and varied debate. The methodological problems surrounding historical knowledge that were debated throughout this period…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The British Anti-Psychiatrists: From Institutional Psychiatry to the Counter-Culture, 1960-1971 book cover

    The British Anti-Psychiatrists

    From Institutional Psychiatry to the Counter-Culture, 1960-1971

    By Oisín Wall

    The British anti-psychiatric group, which formed around R.D. Laing, David Cooper, and Aaron Esterson in the 1960s, burned bright, but briefly, and has left a long legacy. This book follows their practical, social, and theoretical trajectory away from the structured world of institutional psychiatry…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Magic: The Basics book cover

    Magic: The Basics

    By Michael Bailey

    Magic: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to magic in world history and contemporary societies. Presenting Magic as a global phenomenon which has manifested in all human cultures, this book takes a thematic approach which explores the historical, social and cultural aspects of magic.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    The Basics

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