History: Social & Cultural History

  • The Witchcraft Reader book cover

    The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in History

  • The Lesser-known World of Mughal Emperor Jahangir book cover

    The Lesser-known World of Mughal Emperor Jahangir

    1st Edition

    By Som Prakash Verma

    This volume depicts the life and times of the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the light of his memoir: Jahangirnamah, popularly known as Tuzuk-i Jahangiri. With its fresh treatment of source material and a vivid account of historical events, the book tells the history of Jahangir’s India through his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken is a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change that included the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants’ Revolt and the Renaissance. This thoroughly updated and revised second edition retains the thematic approach…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928 book cover

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928

    1st Edition

    By Matthew McCormack

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928 explores the history of citizenship in Britain during a period when admission to the political community was commonly thought about in terms of gender. Between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the Equal Franchise Act of 1928, the key question in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Global Reformations: Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures book cover

    Global Reformations

    Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra

    Global Reformations offers a sustained, comparative, and interdisciplinary exploration of religious transformations in the early modern world. The volume explores global developments and tracks the many ways in which Reformation movements shaped relations of Christians with other Christians, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Desire: A History of European Sexuality book cover

    Desire

    A History of European Sexuality, 2nd Edition

    By Anna Clark

    A sweeping survey of sexuality in Europe from the Greeks to the present, Desire: A History of European Sexuality follows changing attitudes to two major concepts of sexual desire – desire as dangerous, polluting, and disorderly, and desire as creative, transcendent, even revolutionary – through the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800: Comparisons and Contrasts book cover

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800

    Comparisons and Contrasts, 1st Edition

    By Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800 provides a comprehensive history of this complex period and explores the contrasting worlds of the British and the French Empires as they strove to develop new societies in the Americas. Charting the volatile relationship between the British and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History, 1453-Present book cover

    Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History, 1453-Present

    2nd Edition

    By Jon T Davidann, Marc Jason Gilbert, Marc Jason Gilbert

    One of the hallmarks of world history is the ever-increasing ability of humans to cross cultural boundaries. Taking an encounters approach that opens up history to different perspectives and experiences, Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History examines cultural contact between people from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America book cover

    Atlantic Lives

    A Comparative Approach to Early America, 2nd Edition

    By Timothy Shannon

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

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

    Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-18
    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, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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