History: Social & Cultural History

  • The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War: The Other Side of Vietnam book cover

    The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War

    The Other Side of Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Seth Offenbach

    The Vietnam War was the central political issue of the 1960s and 1970s. This study by Seth Offenbach explains how the conflict shaped modern conservatism. The war caused disputes between the pro-war anti-communists right and libertarian conservatives who opposed the war. At the same time, Christian…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Futures for the Past book cover

    Futures for the Past

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kalle Pihlainen

    Faced with the challenge of new ideological emphases and subjects of study, academic history has undergone significant changes in its contents in the past half-century. Simultaneously, pressures to change have been directed at its form, particularly in the shape of calls for more socially engaged…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Philosophies of Multiculturalism: Beyond Liberalism book cover

    Philosophies of Multiculturalism

    Beyond Liberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis Cordeiro-Rodrigues, Marko Simendic

    This edited collection offers a comparative approach to the topic of multiculturalism, including different authors with contrasting arguments from different philosophical traditions and ideologies. It puts together perspectives that have been largely neglected as valid normative ways to address the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700 book cover

    Immigrants and the Industries of London, 1500–1700

    1st Edition

    By Lien Bich Luu

    Immigration is not only a modern-day debate. Major change in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to a surge of political and religious refugees moving across the continent. Estimates suggest that from 1550 to 1585 around 50,000 Dutch and Walloons from the southern Netherlands…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia: Between the Mekong and the Indus book cover

    Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia

    Between the Mekong and the Indus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    Focusing on the geographies between the Mekong and the Indus, this book brings objects to the centre of enquiry in the understanding of modern Asian frontiers. It explores how a range of objects have historically been significant bearers and agents of frontier making. For instance, how are objects…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20
    Routledge India

  • Curatorial Challenges: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating book cover

    Curatorial Challenges

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Curating, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malene Vest Hansen, Anne Folke Henningsen, Anne Gregersen

    Curatorial Challenges investigates the challenges faced by curators in contemporary society and explores which practices, ways of thinking, and types of knowledge production curating exhibitions could challenge. Bringing together international curators and researchers from the fields of art and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Late Byzantium Reconsidered: The Arts of the Palaiologan Era in the Mediterranean book cover

    Late Byzantium Reconsidered

    The Arts of the Palaiologan Era in the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mattiello, Maria Alessia Rossi

    Late Byzantium Reconsidered offers a unique collection of essays analysing the artistic achievements of Mediterranean centres linked to the Byzantine Empire between 1261, when the Palaiologan dynasty re-conquered Constantinople, and the decades after 1453, when the Ottomans took the city, marking…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19

  • Law and the Dead: Technology, Relations and Institutions book cover

    Law and the Dead

    Technology, Relations and Institutions, 1st Edition

    By Marc Trabsky

    The governance of the dead in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries gave rise to a new arrangement of thanato-politics in the West. Legal, medical and bureaucratic institutions developed innovative technologies for managing the dead, maximising their efficacy and exploiting their vitality. Law…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19

  • The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture book cover

    The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer M. Feltman, Sarah Thompson

    Traditional histories of medieval art and architecture often privilege the moment of a work’s creation, yet surviving works designated as "medieval" have long and expansive lives. Many have extended prehistories emerging from their sites and contexts of creation, and most have undergone a variety…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Calcutta in Colonial Transition book cover

    Calcutta in Colonial Transition

    1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity—Calcutta. This and its companion volume Birth of a Colonial City examine the geopolitical factors that were significant…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge India

  • Isabella d’Este: A Renaissance Princess book cover

    Isabella d’Este

    A Renaissance Princess, 1st Edition

    By Christine Shaw

    Isabella d’Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a well-rounded account of the full range of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond book cover

    Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of literary, non-literary and cultural representations. The contributors examine the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge India

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