History: Social & Cultural History

  • Authenticity: Reading, Remembering, Performing book cover

    Authenticity

    Reading, Remembering, Performing

    Edited by Patrick Finney

    The pursuit of authenticity is a contemporary obsession. From hipster fixations on artisan coffee and vintage clothing through to the electoral success of supposedly unspun populist politicians like Donald Trump, a yearning for the real pervades our culture. Yet while highly prized and desired,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Childhood into Adolescence: Discovering the lost Newson manuscript book cover

    Childhood into Adolescence

    Discovering the lost Newson manuscript

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Re-examining Childhood into Adolescence: Discovering the lost Newson manuscript, previously unpublished, looks at the children at the age of 11 years, describing their lives and making links with their past and future experiences. The first six chapters focus on experiences at 11 years but the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol Flows across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective book cover

    Alcohol Flows across Cultures

    Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst

    This book maps changing patterns of drinking. Emphasis is on the connected histories of different regions and populations across the globe in regard to consumption patterns, government policies, economics and representations of alcohol and drinking. This transnational perspective facilitates an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Julia Augusta: Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire book cover

    Julia Augusta

    Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire

    By Tracene Harvey

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece book cover

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    By Zinon Papakonstantinou

    From the eighth century BCE to the late third century CE Greeks trained in sport and competed in periodic contests that generated enormous popular interest. As a result, sport was an ideal vehicle for the construction ofa plurality of identities along the lines of ethnic origin, civic affiliation,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban Histories of Science: Making Knowledge in the City, 1820-1940 book cover

    Urban Histories of Science

    Making Knowledge in the City, 1820-1940

    Edited by Oliver Hochadel, Agustí Nieto-Galan

    This book tells ten urban histories of science from nine cities – Athens, Barcelona, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Dublin (2), Glasgow, Helsinki, Lisbon, and Naples – situated on the geographical margins of Europe and beyond. Ranging from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries, the …

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Women and Men in Early Modern Venice: Reassessing History book cover

    Women and Men in Early Modern Venice

    Reassessing History

    By Satya Datta

    Title first published in 2003. In Women and Men in Early Modern Venice, Satya Datta, from a theoretically informed perspective, focuses on two inter-related topics: reassessing the empiricist tradition of Venetian historiography, and highlighting the issue of human experience by investigating the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The City and the Railway in Europe book cover

    The City and the Railway in Europe

    By Ralf Roth, Marie-Noëlle Polino

    Title first published in 2003. The advent and development of railways during the nineteenth century not only contributed to industrialisation and urbanisation, but transformed relations of space and time, altering long held perceptions and experiences of distance and geography. The City and the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Shakespeare's Festive History: Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad book cover

    Shakespeare's Festive History

    Feasting, Festivity, Fasting and Lent in the Second Henriad

    By David Ruiter

    Title first published in 2003. The author of this study explores how Shakespeare creates historical characters who engineer their supremacy, shore up their popular support, and/or sustain their charisma through manipulation of festive elements, which are found throughout the tetralogy and rooted in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Shaping of Africa: Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Monasticism in North-Western Europe, 800–1200 book cover

    Monasticism in North-Western Europe, 800–1200

    By Tore Nyberg

    This title was first published in 2000:  This is a full-scale integrated synthesis of the origins, spread and effects of monasticism in Scandinavia, and along the shores of the Baltic and the North Sea. Beginning with a review of the geography and communications by land and, especially, by sea…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cyprus, The Franks and Venice, 13th–16th Centuries book cover

    Cyprus, The Franks and Venice, 13th–16th Centuries

    By Benjamin Arbel

    This title was first published in 2000: The role of Cyprus as a meeting-point of different civilisations and as a focus of international contention are key themes in this volume. The history and society of the island kingdom under Frankish, then Venetian rule are examined in a wider…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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