History: Social & Cultural History

  • The Lesser-known World of Mughal Emperor Jahangir book cover

    The Lesser-known World of Mughal Emperor Jahangir

    1st Edition

    By Som Prakash Verma

    This volume depicts the life and times of the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the light of his memoir: Jahangirnamah, popularly known as Tuzuk-i Jahangiri. With its fresh treatment of source material and a vivid account of historical events, the book tells the history of Jahangir’s India through his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Making Sense of Mining History: Themes and Agendas book cover

    Making Sense of Mining History

    Themes and Agendas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Berger, Peter Alexander

    This book draws together international contributors to analyse a wide range of aspects of mining history across the globe including mining archaeology, technologies of mining, migration and mining, the everyday life of the miner, the state and mining, industrial relations in mining, gender and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah De Nardi, Hilary Orange, Steven High, Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto

    This Handbook explores the latest cross-disciplinary research on the inter-relationship between memory studies, place and identity. In the works of dynamic memory, there is room for multiple stories, versions of the past and place understandings and often resistance to mainstream narratives.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and the Early Modern City: A History of Entanglements book cover

    Knowledge and the Early Modern City

    A History of Entanglements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bert De Munck, Antonella Romano

    Knowledge and the Early Modern City uses case studies from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries to examine the relationships between knowledge and the city and how these changed in a period when the nature and conception of both was drastically transformed. Both knowledge formation and the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Knowledge Societies in History

  • Making Social Knowledge in the Victorian City: The Visiting Mode in Manchester, 1832-1914 book cover

    Making Social Knowledge in the Victorian City

    The Visiting Mode in Manchester, 1832-1914, 1st Edition

    By Martin Hewitt

    This study explores the ‘ecology of knowledge’ of urban Britain in the Victorian period and seeks to examine the way in which Victorians comprehended the nature of their urban society, through an exploration of the history of Victorian Manchester, and two specific case studies on the fiction of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Chartism, Commemoration and the Cult of the Radical Hero book cover

    Chartism, Commemoration and the Cult of the Radical Hero

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Roberts

    Chartism, the British mass movement for democratic and social rights in the 1830s and 1840s, was profoundly shaped by the radical tradition from which it emerged. Yet, little attention has been paid to how Chartists saw themselves in relation to this diverse radical tradition or to the ways in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin book cover

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation

    The Skull Beneath the Skin, 1st Edition

    By Sasha Garwood

    Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin is a unique exploration of why early modern noblewomen starved themselves, how they understood their behaviour, and how it was interpreted and received by their contemporaries. The first study of its kind, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Civic Medicine: Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Civic Medicine

    Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Ruth Schilling

    Communities great and small across Europe for eight centuries have contracted with doctors. Physicians provided citizen care, helped govern, and often led in public life. Civic Medicine stakes out this timely subject by focusing on its golden age, when cities rivaled territorial states in local and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Red Russia book cover

    Red Russia

    1st Edition

    By Theodor Seibert

    Originally published in English in 1932, this book written by a German National Socialist journalist,  and fierce critic of Soviet Russia, was the result of extensive travelling throughout the Soviet Union from 1926-1929. Ranging from Turkestan to Eastern Siberia, this was one of the most…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, regional, geographical, caste, class and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge India

  • Julia Augusta: Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire book cover

    Julia Augusta

    Images of Rome's First Empress on Coins of the Roman Empire, 1st Edition

    By Tracene Harvey

    Julia Augusta examines the socio-political impact of coin images of Augustus’ wife, Livia, within the broader context of her image in other visual media and reveals the detailed visual language that was developed for the promotion of Livia as the predominant female in the Roman imperial family.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Transatlantic Trade and Global Cultural Transfers Since 1492: More than Commodities book cover

    Transatlantic Trade and Global Cultural Transfers Since 1492

    More than Commodities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Kaller, Frank Jacob

    Access to new plants and consumer goods such as sugar, tobacco and chocolate from the beginning of the sixteenth century onwards would massively change the way people lived, especially in how and what they consumed. While global markets were consequently formed and provided access to these new…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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