History: Social & Cultural History

  • The History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal Harmony book cover

    The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Americanization of a Rural Immigrant Church: The General Conference Mennonites in Central Kansas, 1874-1939 book cover

    The Americanization of a Rural Immigrant Church

    The General Conference Mennonites in Central Kansas, 1874-1939, 1st Edition

    By Dennis D. Engbrecht

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1990, is to investigate the Americanization of an immigrant church in rural North America. The study focuses on General Conference Mennonites who came from Russia and east Europe to settle in central Kansas in 1874. The Americanization of a Rural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Rural World 1780-1850: Social Change in the English Countryside book cover

    The Rural World 1780-1850

    Social Change in the English Countryside, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Horn

    In this book, first published in 1980, the author draws a vivid picture of what country life was like for the vast majority of English villagers – agricultural labourers, craftsmen and small farmers – during a period of rapid agricultural development. This study analyses the influence of the…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700 book cover

    The Changing English Countryside, 1400-1700

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Cantor

    The period covered by this book, first published in 1987, was an important one for the rural landscape in England. The author describes and analyses the evolution of the countryside during the years which witnessed the gradual disappearance of the medieval landscape and the introduction of new…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Land of France 1815-1914 book cover

    The Land of France 1815-1914

    1st Edition

    By Hugh D. Clout

    This book, first published in 1983, attempts to examine the rural change in France between 1815 and 1914 with a sustained and explicit spatial approach. This volume represents a position in which space and time are meshed in an analysis of the forces underlying land-use and other changes that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Land and the People of Nineteenth-Century Cork: The Rural Economy and the Land Question book cover

    The Land and the People of Nineteenth-Century Cork

    The Rural Economy and the Land Question, 1st Edition

    By James S. Donnelly, Jr

    First published in 1975. Using estate records, local newspapers and parliamentary papers, this book focuses upon two central and interrelated subjects – the rural economy and the land question – from the perspective of Cork, Ireland’s southernmost country. The author examines the chief responses of…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900 book cover

    An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Charlesworth

    The outbreaks and collective violence arising from the tensions existing within society have long been themes in the study of British social history. This book, first published in 1983, attempts to survey the whole range of these rural riots, to compare and contrast them, and to draw general…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico book cover

    Anthropological Perspectives on Rural Mexico

    1st Edition

    By Cynthia Hewitt de Alcántara

    In this title, first published in 1984, the author examines the social and political forces surrounding the practice of anthropology at different periods in the history of Mexico since 1917. She does this by analysing and tracing the development of competing anthropological perspectives, from…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Rural Idyll book cover

    The Rural Idyll

    1st Edition

    Edited by G. E. Mingay

    This book, first published in 1989, recounts the changing perceptions of the countryside throughout the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, helping us to understand more fully the issues that have influenced our view of the ideal countryside, past and present. Some of the chapters are concerned…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany: Recent Studies in Agricultural History book cover

    Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany

    Recent Studies in Agricultural History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert G. Moeller

    This collection of essays, first published in 1986, provides an exciting introduction to modern German agrarian history. The essays offer a revised account of the agricultural sector in an industrial Germany, and provide an extensive methodological, conceptual and thematic range. This collection…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900: A Study of the Rural Proletariat book cover

    Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900

    A Study of the Rural Proletariat, 1st Edition

    By David Hoseason Morgan

    During the second half of the nineteenth century the enormous increase in agricultural production, unmatched by technical advance in harvesting, drew vast numbers of rural and migrant workers into the harvest that lasted from June to October. This book, first published in 1982, examines the…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720: Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People book cover

    A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720

    Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People, 1st Edition

    By Sheldon J. Watts

    This thoroughly readable and stimulating social history of Western Europe, first published in 1984, explores the family, religion and the supernatural, and the social structure and social controls of rural society. This title will be of interest not only to students, but to anyone who is anxious to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

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