History: Social & Cultural History

  • 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

  • A History of Shaolin: Buddhism, Kung Fu and Identity book cover

    A History of Shaolin

    Buddhism, Kung Fu and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Lu Zhouxiang

    Shaolin Monastery at Mount Song is considered the epicentre of the Chan school of Buddhism. It is also well known for its martial arts tradition and has long been regarded as a special cultural heritage site and an important symbol of the Chinese nation. This book is the first scholarly work in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Engaging Transculturality: Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies book cover

    Engaging Transculturality

    Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laila Abu-Er-Rub, Christiane Brosius, Sebastian Meurer, Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, Susan Richter

    Engaging Transculturality is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07
    Engaging with...

  • The Peace of Augsburg and the Meckhart Confession: Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy book cover

    The Peace of Augsburg and the Meckhart Confession

    Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy, 1st Edition

    By Adam Glen Hough

    Taking the religiously diverse city of Augsburg as its focus, this book explores the underappreciated role of local clergy in mediating and interpreting the Peace of Augsburg in the decades following its 1555 enactment, focusing on the efforts of the preacher Johann Meckhart and his heirs in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Food and Feast in Modern Outlaw Tales book cover

    Food and Feast in Modern Outlaw Tales

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander L. Kaufman, Penny Vlagopoulos

    This collection of scholarly essays presents new work from an emerging line of inquiry: modern outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of food and feasting. Food, its preparation and its consumption, is presented in outlaw narratives as central points of human interaction,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • Connecting Women's Histories: The local and the global book cover

    Connecting Women's Histories

    The local and the global, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Bush, June Purvis

    Reflecting upon the diverse aspects of the entangled histories of women across the world (mainly, but not exclusively, during the twentieth century), this book explores the range of ways in which women’s history, international history, transnational history and imperial and global histories are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War: Historical Geographies at the Centenary book cover

    Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Wallis, David C. Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial interest in the conflict, the collection explores the relationships between warfare and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • The Routledge History of Latin American Culture book cover

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Manuel Salomon

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the twentieth century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of resistance, the effects of Eurocentrism, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05

  • Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Literature and Medicine during the Eighteenth Century (1993)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Mulvey-Roberts, Roy Porter

    First published in 1993. Although today, medicine and literature are widely seen as falling on different sides of the ‘two cultures’ divide, this was not so in the eighteenth century when doctors, scientists, writers and artists formed a well-integrated educate elite. This book uncovers the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge Revivals

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