History: Social & Cultural History

  • Commerce, Peace, and the Arts in Renaissance Venice: Ruzante and the Empire at Center Stage book cover

    Commerce, Peace, and the Arts in Renaissance Venice

    Ruzante and the Empire at Center Stage, 1st Edition

    By Linda L. Carroll

    With the Paduan playwright Angelo Beolco, aka Ruzante, as a focal point, this book sheds new light on his oeuvre and times - and on Venetian patrician interest in him - by embedding the Venetian aspects of his life within the monumental changes taking place in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World: Theory and Practice book cover

    Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Miglietti, John Morgan

    Throughout the early modern period, scientific debate and governmental action became increasingly preoccupied with the environment, generating discussion across Europe and the wider world as to how to improve land and climate for human benefit. This discourse eventually promoted the reconsideration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Perma/Culture:: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis book cover

    Perma/Culture:

    Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Molly Wallace, David Carruthers

    In the face of what seems like a concerted effort to destroy the only planet that can sustain us, critique is an important tool. It is in this vein that most scholars have approached environmental crisis. While there are numerous texts that chronicle contemporary issues in environmental ills, there…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental History of Modern Migrations book cover

    Environmental History of Modern Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Armiero, Richard Tucker

    In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculation or science-fiction narratives, but the object of strategic planning and military analysis.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Education in Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Exclusion as Innovation book cover

    Education in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

    Exclusion as Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Cordner

    Sheila Cordner traces a tradition of literary resistance to dominant pedagogies in nineteenth-century Britain, recovering an overlooked chapter in the history of thought about education. This book considers an influential group of writers - all excluded from Oxford and Cambridge because of their…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • China's Soviet Dream: Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination book cover

    China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture: The Forgotten Game book cover

    Junior and Youth Grassroots Football Culture

    The Forgotten Game, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jimmy O'Gorman

    Football is ubiquitously acknowledged as ‘The Global Game’ and/or ‘The People’s Game’ – everyday all-encompassing terms familiar to anyone with an interest in football which illustrate, albeit nebulously, the game’s international reach and popularity. Yet much academic and popular attention has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • A Cultural History of Famine: Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain book cover

    A Cultural History of Famine

    Food Security and the Environment in India and Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ayesha Mukherjee

    The term "food security" does not immediately signal research done in humanities disciplines. It refers to a complex, contested issue, whose currency and significance are hardly debatable given present concerns about environmental change, resource management, and sustainability. The subject is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Cities, Railways, Modernities: London, Paris, and the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Cities, Railways, Modernities

    London, Paris, and the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos López Galviz

    Cities, Railways, Modernities chronicles the transformation that London and Paris experienced during the nineteenth century through the lens of the London Underground and the Paris Métro. By highlighting the multiple ways in which the future of the two cities was imagined and the role that railways…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Rethinking the Age of Revolution book cover

    Rethinking the Age of Revolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. McDonnell

    In the last twenty years, scholars have rushed to re-examine revolutionary experiences across the Atlantic, through the Americas, and, more recently, in imperial and global contexts. While Revolution has been a perennial favourite topic of national historians, a new generation of historians has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods: The arts of reinvention book cover

    Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

    The arts of reinvention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural center, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious center, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Fall of the Planter Class book cover

    Rethinking the Fall of the Planter Class

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christer Petley

    From the late eighteenth century, the planter class of the British Caribbean were faced with challenges stemming from revolutions, war, the rise of abolitionism and social change. By the nineteenth century, this once powerful group within the British Empire found itself struggling to influence an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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