History: Social & Cultural History

  • Jesuits at the Margins: Missions and Missionaries in the Marianas (1668-1769) book cover

    Jesuits at the Margins

    Missions and Missionaries in the Marianas (1668-1769), 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Coello de la Rosa

    In the past decades historians have interpreted early modern Christian missions not simply as an adjunct to Western imperialism, but a privileged field for cross-cultural encounters. Placing the Jesuit missions into a global phenomenon that emphasizes economic and cultural relations between Europe…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and Consumption book cover

    Women in Magazines

    Research, Representation, Production and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Ritchie, Sue Hawkins, Nicola Phillips, S. Jay Kleinberg

    Women have been important contributors to and readers of magazines since the development of the periodical press in the nineteenth century. By the mid-twentieth century, millions of women read the weeklies and monthlies that focused on supposedly "feminine concerns" of the home, family and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Madness in Cold War America book cover

    Madness in Cold War America

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Dunst

    This book tells the story of how madness came to play a prominent part in America’s political and cultural debates. It argues that metaphors of madness rise to unprecedented popularity amidst the domestic struggles of the early Cold War and become a pre-eminent way of understanding the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
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  • The Place of the Social Margins, 1350-1750 book cover

    The Place of the Social Margins, 1350-1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Spicer, Jane L. Stevens Crawshaw

    This interdisciplinary volume illuminates the shadowy history of the disadvantaged, sick and those who did not conform to the accepted norms of society. It explores how marginal identity was formed, perceived and represented in Britain and Europe during the medieval and early modern periods. It…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise: Clio Takes the Stand book cover

    The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise

    Clio Takes the Stand, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Petrović

    This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide: From Mythos to Techne book cover

    Modernity, Metatheory, and the Temporal-Spatial Divide

    From Mythos to Techne, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kimaid

    This book is about how modernity affects our perceptions of time and space. Its main argument is that geographical space is used to control temporal progress by channeling it to benefit particular political, economic and social interests, or by halting it altogether. By incorporating the ancient…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy in America: The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy book cover

    Electroconvulsive Therapy in America

    The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Sadowsky

    Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idealized. Some detractors consider its very use to be a human rights violation, while some promoters depict it as a miracle, the "penicillin of psychiatry." This book traces the American history of one of the most controversial procedures in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Lenin and his Rivals: The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906 book cover

    Lenin and his Rivals

    The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906, 1st Edition

    By Donald W. Treadgold

    Originally published in 1955, this is an illuminating study of the political thought and action of the Russian intelligentsia, in the decade up to and including the Revolution of 1905-6. It is based on the writings, including those in the revolutionary press, by which the chief figures of the main…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin and the End of Politics book cover

    Lenin and the End of Politics

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Polan

    Originally published in 1984 this book reconsiders the effect of Lenin on the politics and culture of the 20th Century. In a detailed examination of Lenin's famous text, The State and Revolution, the author argues that the peculiar status of this work presents readers with major problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary book cover

    Lenin

    The Compulsive Revolutionary, 1st Edition

    By Stefan T. Possony

    Originally published in the UK in 1966, this was the first biography of Lenin which tied together extensive material unearthed in WWII, and it illuminates the complex personality and explains the riddle of Lenin's seemingly impossible rise to power. Using primary sources such as previously…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Leninism: Volume One book cover

    Leninism

    Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Stalin

    Translated from the Russian in 1928, this and the second volume of the same title give an invaluable picture of what the Russian leader Joseph Stalin understood by Leninism. Building on the pamphlet Foundations of Leninism, (which forms the first part of this book) the work presents a unified…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution book cover

    Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Max Eastman

    The result of 10 years' worth of painstaking research, this volume, originally published in 1926 is a sympathetic critique of certain phases of revolutionary dictatorship in Russia. Among other things it focusses on the philosophy and psychology of Marxism, Marxian economics, Bolshevism, the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

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