History: Social & Cultural History

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry: A Study of Children's Verse in English book cover

    The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English

    Edited by Katherine Wakely-Mulroney, Louise Joy

    Taking Isaac Watts's Divine Songs (1715) as its point of departure, this collection gives sustained attention to the literary, aesthetic, theoretical, and philosophical dimensions of seminal works of children’s poetry from the eighteenth century to the present. While attending to central figures of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • The Father: Historical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Father

    Historical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Luigi Zoja

    Countless children throughout the world grow up without fathers. In this revised and updated edition of The Father, accompanied by a new preface, Luigi Zoja studies the reasons for this and assesses the contribution of this phenomenon to social and psychological problems. Using examples from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • The Medieval World book cover

    The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750: The Making of a Civilization book cover

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • The Human Turn in Management Thought book cover

    The Human Turn in Management Thought

    By Sverre Raffnsøe

    Understanding and managing human factors has assumed a central role in today’s workplace; or perhaps, more accurately, understanding in order to manage. The basic but often puzzling and daunting task for managers is to productively handle the human factor, and an organizational life that has been ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Select Statutes, Documents and Reports Relating to British Banking, 1832-1928 book cover

    Select Statutes, Documents and Reports Relating to British Banking, 1832-1928

    Edited by Theodore Gregory

    First Published in 1964. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905 book cover

    Britain in India, 1765-1905

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Baltic Socialism Remembered: Memory and Life Story since 1989 book cover

    Baltic Socialism Remembered

    Memory and Life Story since 1989

    Edited by Ene Kõresaar

    What does it mean to tell a life story? How is one’s memory of communism shaped by family, profession, generation and religion? Do post-communist Baltic states embrace similar memories? The Baltic states represent not only a geographical but also a mnemonic region. The mental maps of people who…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability

    Edited by Jeremy L. Caradonna

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability is a far-reaching survey of the deep and contemporary history of sustainability. This innovative resource will help to define the history of sustainability as an identifiable field. It provides a unique resource for advanced undergraduates,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Childhood, Literature, and Science: Fragile Subjects book cover

    Childhood, Literature, and Science

    Fragile Subjects

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children? Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in western…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Revivals: Young Germany (1962): A History of the German Youth Movement book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Young Germany (1962)

    A History of the German Youth Movement

    By Walter Laqueur

    First published in 1962, this book examines Germany’s Free Youth Movement, a revolt of the younger generation in Germany from 1896 to 1933. This movement was one of the most significant factors in shaping modern Germany. Laqueur, who grew up in Germany, retraces the history of the movement, its…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Zamenhof (1960): Creator of Esperanto book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Zamenhof (1960)

    Creator of Esperanto

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1960, this book details the life of Ludovic Zamenhof, the creator of Esperanto, which is the most successful constructed language in the world. Boulton’s work portrays Zamenhof as a figurehead for peace, his life and work remaining morally, intellectually, and psychologically…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

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