History: Social & Cultural History

  • Atlantic Lives: A Comparative Approach to Early America book cover

    Atlantic Lives

    A Comparative Approach to Early America, 2nd Edition

    By Timothy Shannon

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Magic book cover

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    1st Edition

    By Sophie Page, Catherine Rider

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic brings together the work of scholars from across Europe and North America to provide extensive insights into recent developments in the study of medieval magic between c.1100 and c.1500. This book covers a wide range of topics, including the magical texts…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Liberalizing Contracts: Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History book cover

    Liberalizing Contracts

    Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History, 1st Edition

    By Anat Rosenberg

    In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830 book cover

    Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape, 1700–1830

    1st Edition

    By Briony McDonagh

    Social and economic histories of the long eighteenth century have largely ignored women as a class of landowners and improvers. 1700 to 1830 was a period in which the landscape of large swathes of the English Midlands was reshaped – both materially and imaginatively – by parliamentary enclosure and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between book cover

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Agrarian Women, the Gender of Dairy Work, and the Two-Breadwinner Model in the Swedish Welfare State book cover

    Agrarian Women, the Gender of Dairy Work, and the Two-Breadwinner Model in the Swedish Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Lena Sommestad

    Edited by Grey Osterud

    In this volume, Lena Sommestad explores the significance of rural womanhood in the formation of Sweden’s gender-egalitarian welfare state in the early 20th century. Drawing on a rich array of documents, photographs, and interviews with women and men, she analyzes the changing gender division…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Urbanizing Nature: Actors and Agency (Dis)Connecting Cities and Nature Since 1500 book cover

    Urbanizing Nature

    Actors and Agency (Dis)Connecting Cities and Nature Since 1500, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Soens, Dieter Schott, Michael Toyka-Seid, Bert De Munck

    What do we mean when we say that cities have altered humanity’s interaction with nature? The more people are living in cities, the more nature is said to be "urbanizing": turned into a resource, mobilized over long distances, controlled, transformed and then striking back with a vengeance as "…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Incombustible Lutheran Books in Early Modern Germany book cover

    Incombustible Lutheran Books in Early Modern Germany

    1st Edition

    By Avner Shamir

    This book discusses the early modern engagement with books that survived intentional or accidental fire in Lutheran Germany. From the 1620s until the middle of the eighteenth century, unburnt books became an attraction for princes, publishers, clergymen, and some laymen. To cope with an event that…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Plague in the Early Modern World: A Documentary History book cover

    Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the early modern period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • Biopolitics and Memory in Postcolonial Literature and Culture book cover

    Biopolitics and Memory in Postcolonial Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Michael R. Griffiths

    From the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa to the United Nations Permanent Memorial to the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, many worthwhile processes of public memory have been enacted on the national and international levels. But how do these extant practices…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood book cover

    British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900

    Re-Tuning the History of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Clapp-Itnyre

    Examining nineteenth-century British hymns for children, Alisa Clapp-Itnyre argues that the unique qualities of children's hymnody created a space for children's empowerment. Unlike other literature of the era, hymn books were often compilations of many writers' hymns, presenting the discerning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Charlotte Brontë from the Beginnings: New Essays from the Juvenilia to the Major Works book cover

    Charlotte Brontë from the Beginnings

    New Essays from the Juvenilia to the Major Works, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith E. Pike, Lucy Morrison

    Composed of serialized works, poems, short tales, and novellas, Charlotte Brontë's juvenilia merit serious scholarly attention as revelatory works in and of themselves as well as for what they tell us about the development of Brontë as a writer. This timely collection attends to both critical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

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