History: Social & Cultural History

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions book cover

    Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Segre

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    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, 1st Edition

    By Tracene Harvey

    Julia Augusta examines the socio-political impact of coin images of Augustus’s wife, Livia, within the broader context of her image in other visual media and reveals the detailed visual language that was developed for the promotion of Livia as the predominant female in the Roman imperial family.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • A Country Doctor in the French Revolution: Marie-François-Bernadin Ramel book cover

    A Country Doctor in the French Revolution

    Marie-François-Bernadin Ramel, 1st Edition

    By Robert Weston

    This book will be of interest to those studying French medical and Revolutionary history. It traces the life of an early-modern rural French physician from childhood to death — how he worked as a physician for six years in North Africa (taking a particular interest in medical meteorology); sought…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge

  • Capetian France 987–1328 book cover

    Capetian France 987–1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Hallam, Charles West

    Capetian France 987–1328 is an authoritative overview of the country’s development across four centuries, with a focus on changes to the political, religious, social and cultural climate during this period. When Hugh Capet took the throne of France in 987, his powers were weak and insignificant,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Bolshevist Russia book cover

    Bolshevist Russia

    1st Edition

    By Anton Karlgren

    This book, originally published in English in 1927 deals with the social state of Russia after eight years of Bolshevist rule and influence up to the end of 1925. Laced with predicitions of failure, the book is nonetheless prophetic in many ways. It discusses the limitations in practice of&…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Bolshevism in Perspective book cover

    Bolshevism in Perspective

    1st Edition

    By J. de V. Loder

    Originally published in 1931 this volume is a level-headed account of the Bolshevik Revolution and Bolshevist Russia which covers the whole ground of the Revolution, the early history of Bolshevism and the state of Russia in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Based on two visits by the author to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Our Soviet Ally: Essays book cover

    Our Soviet Ally

    Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Cole

    This book, originally published in 1943 deals with the features of Soviet life which the editor and contributors feel are of particular significance to Western readers. It describes the soviet political system and gives an account of the institutions of soviet economic life, the principles on…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russia To-Day: What Can We Learn From It? book cover

    Russia To-Day

    What Can We Learn From It?, 1st Edition

    By Sherwood Eddy

    Originally published in 1934, this book was the result of an extensive knowledge of Russia, based on many visits under the Czarist regime and the Bolshevik government. Choosing his own interpreters, the author interviewed friends and foes of the government, Russians and foreigners, in all walks of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russian Minds in Fetters book cover

    Russian Minds in Fetters

    1st Edition

    By S. Mackiewicz

    Originally published in 1932, the author, a Polish journalist, in this book directs his hostility against the fundamentals of Bolshevism, but nonetheless achieves impartiality. With regard to Russian culture, Soviet Russia appears to the author as the home of an almost Victorian puritanism. Daily…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Red Russia book cover

    Red Russia

    1st Edition

    By Theodor Seibert

    Originally published in English in 1932, this book written by a German National Socialist journalist,  and fierce critic of Soviet Russia, was the result of extensive travelling throughout the Soviet Union from 1926-1929. Ranging from Turkestan to Eastern Siberia, this was one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • A Physician's Tour in Soviet Russia book cover

    A Physician's Tour in Soviet Russia

    1st Edition

    By James Purves-Stewart

    Originally published in 1933, this volume was written by a practicing physician who visited Russia during the summer of 1932. Although the book makes no claim to offer anything more than a transient view of the constantly changing condition of Russian life, the picture it gives to those who knew…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russia in Resurrection: A Summary of the Views and of the Aims of a New Party in Russia book cover

    Russia in Resurrection

    A Summary of the Views and of the Aims of a New Party in Russia, 1st Edition

    By English Europasian

    Originally published in 1928, this volume examines the idea of being Europasian - that is Russia's uniqueness as a country belonging to and influenced by both Europe and Asia. The book is divided into 3 parts: the first outlines unwesternized Russia and argues that the land, her races, history and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

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