History: Social & Cultural History

  • Caricatures and Cartoons, 1921-1930: A History of the World (4-vol. ES set) book cover

    Caricatures and Cartoons, 1921-1930: A History of the World (4-vol. ES set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yorimitsu Hashimoto

    This is the third series of a collection of caricatures and cartoons published in newspapers and journals worldwide during the period from the end of the nineteenth century to pre-second world war. Covering the years 1921-1930, this three-volume collection features more than 4,700 caricatures and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-24
    Edition Synapse

  • From Childhood to Chivalry: The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530 book cover

    From Childhood to Chivalry

    The Education of the English Kings and Aristocracy 1066-1530, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Orme

    Originally published in 1984, this is a study of the kings and the aristocracy who ruled England between the Conquest and the Reformation. Not, as usual, about their adult lives, but how they became the people they were through childhood and education. The first such study of its kind, it follows…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Book of the Civilised Man: An English Translation of the Urbanus magnus of Daniel of Beccles book cover

    The Book of the Civilised Man

    An English Translation of the Urbanus magnus of Daniel of Beccles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Whelan, Olivia Spenser, Francesca Petrizzo

    A translation of The Book of the Civilised Man by Daniel of Beccles brings to light the social and cultural life of medieval people in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries through a previously little-known text. Known in Latin as Urbanus magnus, it is a complex and illuminating text which covers…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21

  • Cultures of Healing: Medieval and After book cover

    Cultures of Healing

    Medieval and After, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    This volume brings together for the first time an updated collection of articles exploring poverty, poor relief, illness, and health care as they intersected in Western Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, during a ‘long’ Middle Ages. It offers a thorough and wide-ranging investigation…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers

    The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History presents the most recent approaches and methods in the study of the social experience of cinema, from its origins in vaudeville and traveling exhibitions to the multiplexes of today. Exploring its history from the perspective of the cinemagoer, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Emotions in Late Modernity book cover

    Emotions in Late Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Patulny, Alberto Bellocchi, Rebecca E. Olson, Sukhmani Khorana, Jordan McKenzie, Michelle Peterie

    This international collection discusses how the individualised, reflexive, late modern era has changed the way we experience and act on our emotions. Divided into four sections that include studies ranging across multiple continents and centuries, Emotions in Late Modernity does the following:…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Women in Fifties Britain: A New Look book cover

    Women in Fifties Britain

    A New Look, 1st Edition

    Edited by Penny Tinkler, Stephanie Spencer, Claire Langhamer

    Contented housewives, glamorous women, jive-mad teenagers – all are common figures in popular perceptions of 1950s Britain. But what more did it mean to be a girl or woman in the fifties? And what are the implications of this history for understanding post-war Britain? Women in Fifties Britain…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14

  • Cohabitation in Europe: A revenge of history? book cover

    Cohabitation in Europe

    A revenge of history?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dalia Leinarte, Jan Kok

    Originating from discussions about the reasons for, and regional variations behind, the remarkable rise in cohabitation that started in the 1970s – a rise that continues to this day – this book explores the main stimuli behind cohabitation. The variation in levels of cohabitation cannot be…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14

  • Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Tennis

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Lake

    Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate.  Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gales: A Study in Brewing, Business and Family History book cover


    A Study in Brewing, Business and Family History, 1st Edition

    By Barry Stapleton, James H. Thomas

    This title was first published in 2000:  This volume tells the fascinating story of the origins, development, growth and survival of a small country brewery in Hampshire. Employing and analyzing a wealth of original documentation, it examines the local environment both before establishment of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reason, Religion and the Australian Polity: A Secular State? book cover

    Reason, Religion and the Australian Polity

    A Secular State?, 1st Edition

    By Stephen A. Chavura, John Gascoigne, Ian Tregenza

    How did the concept of the secular state emerge and evolve in Australia and how has it impacted on its institutions? This is the most comprehensive study to date on the relationship between religion and the state in Australian history, focusing on the meaning of political secularity in a society…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt book cover

    The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Justine Firnhaber-Baker, Dirk Schoenaers

    The Routledge History Handbook of Medieval Revolt charts the history of medieval rebellion from Spain to Bohemia and from Italy to England, and includes chapters spanning the centuries between Imperial Rome and the Reformation. Drawing together an international group of leading scholars, chapters…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge History Handbooks

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