History: Social & Cultural History

  • American Sports: From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of the Internet book cover

    American Sports

    From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of the Internet, 8th Edition

    By Pamela Grundy, Benjamin G Rader

    American Sports is a comprehensive, analytical introduction to the history of American sports from the colonial era to the present. Pamela Grundy and Benjamin Rader outline the complex relationships between sports and class, gender, race, religion, and region in the United States. Building on…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18

  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 book cover

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    3rd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianisation, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03

  • Europe: A Cultural History book cover


    A Cultural History, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Rietbergen

    This third, revised and augmented edition of Peter Rietbergen’s highly acclaimed Europe: A Cultural History provides a major and original contribution to the study of Europe. From ancient Babylonian law codes to Pope Urban’s call to crusade in 1095, and from Michelangelo on Italian art in 1538 to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02

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    British Cultural Identities

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Storry, Peter Childs

    analyzes contemporary British identity from the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their culture today. Each chapter covers one of the seven intersecting themes:* place and environment* education, work and leisure* gender, sex and…

    Hardback – 2002-08-08

  • The Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology Reader book cover

    The Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Chant

    The Pre-Industrial Cities Reader is designed to be used on its own or as a companion volume to the accompanying Pre-Industrial Cities: Open University textbook, in the same series. Compiled as a reference source for students, this reader is divided into three main sections, presenting key readings…

    Paperback – 1998-12-17
    Cities and Technology

  • American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture book cover

    American Cultural Studies

    An Introduction to American Culture, 1st Edition

    By Neil C. Campbell, Alasdair Kean

    Drawing on literature, art, film theatre, music and much more, American Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary introduction to American culture for those taking American Studies. This textbook: * introduces the full range and variety of American culture including issues of race, gender and youth*…

    Hardback – 1997-12-11

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