History: Social & Cultural History

  • The Reform Acts: The Struggle for Democracy book cover

    The Reform Acts

    The Struggle for Democracy

    Edited by Sarah Richardson

    The Reform Acts: The Struggle for Democracy, traces the progression of parliamentary and electoral reform during a transformational period of British history between 1760 and 1918. The four-volume collection considers early calls for electoral reform and the motivations behind these as well as the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900 book cover

    The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900

    Edited by Griet Vermeesch, Manon Van Der Heijden, Jaco Zuijderduijn

    The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900 presents a new perspective on the uses of justice between 1600 and 1900 and confronts prevailing Eurocentric historiography in its examination of how people of this period made use of the law. Between 1600 and 1900 the towns in Western Europe,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between book cover

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives book cover

    Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives

    Edited by Vincent Carey, Sarah Covington, Valerie Mcgowan-Doyle

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Plague in the Early Modern World: A Documentary History book cover

    Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the Early Modern Period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge

  • One Hundred Years of Pandemic Influenza book cover

    One Hundred Years of Pandemic Influenza

    Edited by Michael Bresalier

    A century ago, the greatest pandemic since the Black Death engulfed the world. From spring 1918, a deadly form of influenza rapidly developed and struck hundreds of millions of people. By spring 1919, it had left 50 million dead. This book charts the enduring legacies of that cataclysmic year and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • 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 – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Capetian France 987-1328 book cover

    Capetian France 987-1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    Spanning France's development across four centuries, Capetian France is a definitive book. This third edition has been expanded to include more on culture and society and is now accompanied with online resources, including links to images and primary sources. In 987, when Hugh Capet took the throne…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Urban History goes to the Movies: The City in the American Popular Imagination book cover

    Urban History goes to the Movies

    The City in the American Popular Imagination

    By Sarah Schrank

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe book cover

    A Cultural History of Early Modern Europe

    By Charlie Steen

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    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 – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Magic book cover

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    By Sophie Page, Catherine Rider

    In recent decades scholars have paid increasingly serious attention to the issue of magic in the medieval period. Moving beyond simplistic notions of witchcraft and supernatural folklore, this Research Companion provides an up-to-date assessment and overview of the latest academic research.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

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