History: Social & Cultural History

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800: The Authoritative Word book cover

    A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • A People's History of Classics: Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939 book cover

    A People's History of Classics

    Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939, 1st Edition

    By Edith Hall, Henry Stead

    A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the earlier 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy: Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore book cover

    Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy

    Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore, 1st Edition

    By Linda A. Kinnahan

    In Feminist Modernism, Poetics, and the New Economy, Linda A. Kinnahan argues that the work of Mina Loy, Lola Ridge, and Marianne Moore engages with the variations in feminist economic thought and discourse that developed in American culture from the 1890s through the 1920s. Kinnahan positions her…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930 book cover

    A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew D. Esposito

    A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930 is the first collection of primary sources to historicize the cultural impact of railways on a global scale from their inception in Great Britain to the Great Depression. Its dual purpose is to promote understanding of complex historical processes…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930: Volume I book cover

    A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew D. Esposito

    This 4-volume collection is the first compilation of primary sources to historicize the cultural impact of railways on a global scale from their inception in Great Britain to the Great Depression. Gathered together are over 200 rare out-of-print published and unpublished materials from archival and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930: Volume II book cover

    A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew D. Esposito

    This 4-volume collection is the first compilation of primary sources to historicize the cultural impact of railways on a global scale from their inception in Great Britain to the Great Depression. Gathered together are over 200 rare out-of-print published and unpublished materials from archival and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930: Volume III book cover

    A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew D. Esposito

    This 4-volume collection is the first compilation of primary sources to historicize the cultural impact of railways on a global scale from their inception in Great Britain to the Great Depression. Gathered together are over 200 rare out-of-print published and unpublished materials from archival and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930: Volume IV book cover

    A World History of Railway Cultures, 1830-1930

    Volume IV, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew D. Esposito

    This 4-volume collection is the first compilation of primary sources to historicize the cultural impact of railways on a global scale from their inception in Great Britain to the Great Depression. Gathered together are over 200 rare out-of-print published and unpublished materials from archival and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketised activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Fischer, Áine Mahon

    This is the first book to bring a philosophical lens to issues of socio-political and cultural importance in twenty-first century Ireland. While the social, political, and economic landscape of contemporary Ireland has inspired extensive scholarly debate both within and well beyond the field of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945

    Propaganda, Myth and Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Dr Levi, David Professor Fanning

    Following their entry into Austria and the Sudetenland in the late 1930s, the Germans attempted to impose a policy of cultural imperialism on the countries they went on to occupy during the Second World War. Almost all music institutions in the occupied lands came under direct German control, or…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain book cover

    White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By John Benson

    This book throws new light on white-collar crime, criminals and criminality in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. It does so by considering the life of one man, Jesse Varley (1869-1929), who embezzled more than £80,000 from Wolverhampton's Corporation, and for a decade and more…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

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