History: Social & Cultural History

  • Farm Animals in Britain, 1850-2001 book cover

    Farm Animals in Britain, 1850-2001

    By Karen Sayer

    Focusing on the origins and development of the conceptualisation of the biological animal body as a ’technological’ resource, or indeed problem, within modern British agriculture, this book addresses the changing understanding, among agriculturalists and the public, of ’nature’ in farming.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Rural Worlds

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from 1935 to 1975 for the first time. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of units and developed whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge. Author Ellen Rowley examines how…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Poisons in the Roman World book cover

    Poisons in the Roman World

    By Cheryl L Golden

    Germanicus Caesar died young of a mysterious illness; one of his political enemies was charged with murder by poison. The quaestio de sicariis et veneficis was a Roman court designed specifically to hear charges of murder by knifings and poisonings. In busy years the court was presided over by two…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945 book cover

    Rethinking the American Environmental Movement post-1945

    By Ellen Griffith Spears

    In the period after World War II, urbanization, technological developments, and the specter of the emerging Cold War started to remold human relationships with the environment. New scientific developments in nuclear weapons, medicine, urban living, and food culture all contributed to people…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964 book cover

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1949-1964

    By Juliana Maxim

    Juliana Maxim’s book is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism. It examines the mechanisms through which modern Soviet architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to define city life and the socialist…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers

    The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History is conceived as a showcase of, as well as a reflection upon, recently emerging trends in investigating the history of cinema as a significant social and cultural institution. In its assessment of the wider historical conditions of the cinematic…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Sir Robert Peel: Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sir Robert Peel: Contemporary Perspectives, Volume I book cover

    Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, Volume I

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sir Robert Peel: Contemporary Perspectives, Volume II book cover

    Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, Volume II

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Sir Robert Peel: Contemporary Perspectives, Volume III book cover

    Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, Volume III

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day―using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

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