History: Social & Cultural History

  • Witchcraft in Early Modern England book cover

    Witchcraft in Early Modern England

    2nd Edition

    By James Sharpe

    Witchcraft in Early Modern England provides a fascinating introduction to the history of witches and witchcraft in England from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. Witchcraft was a crime punishable by death in England during this period and this book charts the witch panics and legal…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Irish Women in the First World War Era: Irish Women’s Lives, 1914-18 book cover

    Irish Women in the First World War Era

    Irish Women’s Lives, 1914-18, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Redmond, Elaine Farrell

    This book is the first collection of essays to focus exclusively on Irish women’s experiences in the First World War period, 1914-18, across the island of Ireland, contextualising the wartime realities of women’s lives in a changing political landscape. The essays consider experiences ranging from…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective book cover

    Transnational Regions in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marten Boon, Hein A M Klemann, Ben Wubs

    National competitiveness has become a misnomer, as competitiveness is increasingly understood as a regional phenomenon and regions are not confined to the boundaries of the nation state. This book focusses on the port of Rotterdam and its hinterland – i.e. the Lower Rhine and the Ruhr area. A…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Academic Architectural Education: The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture book cover

    The Rise of Academic Architectural Education

    The origins and enduring influence of the Académie d’Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Griffin

    Academic architectural education started with the inauguration of the Académie d'Architecture on the 3rd December 1671 in France. It was the first institution to be devoted solely to the study of architecture, and its school was the first dedicated to the explicit training of architectural students…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • Music History and Cosmopolitanism book cover

    Music History and Cosmopolitanism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anastasia Belina, Kaarina Kilpiö, Derek B Scott

    This collection of essays is the first book-length study of music history and cosmopolitanism, and is informed by arguments that culture and identity do not have to be viewed as primarily located in the context of nationalist narratives. Rather than trying to distinguish between a true…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken is a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change that included the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants’ Revolt and the Renaissance. This thoroughly updated and revised second edition retains the thematic approach…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Capetian France 987–1328 book cover

    Capetian France 987–1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    Capetian France 987-1328 is an authoritative overview of the country’s development across four centuries, with a focus on changes to the political, religious, social and cultural climate during this period.  When Hugh Capet took the throne of France in 987, his powers were weak and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • European Adventurers in North India: 1750–1803 book cover

    European Adventurers in North India

    1750–1803, 1st Edition

    By Uma Shanker Pandey

    This book explores how European adventurers, particularly French, shaped early modern India. It highlights the significant contributions of these adventurers in social, political, economic and intellectual life of North India in the 18th and the 19th centuries. The author examines how the French…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge India

  • Bureaucratic Culture in Early Colonial India: District Officials, Armed Forces, and Personal Interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830 book cover

    Bureaucratic Culture in Early Colonial India

    District Officials, Armed Forces, and Personal Interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830, 1st Edition

    By James Lees

    This book looks at how the fledgling British East India Company state of the 1760s developed into the mature Anglo-Indian empire of the 19th century. It investigates the bureaucratic culture of early Company administrators, primarily at the district level, and the influence of that culture on the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia

  • Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-2017: History’s Flashpoints and Today’s Memory Wars book cover

    Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-2017

    History’s Flashpoints and Today’s Memory Wars, 1st Edition

    By Myroslav Shkandrij

    This book examines four dramatic periods that have shaped not only Ukrainian, but also Soviet and Russian history over the last hundred years: the revolutionary struggles of 1917-20, Stalin’s "second" revolution of 1928-33, the mobilization of revolutionary nationalists during the Second World War,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Firsting in the Early-Modern Atlantic World book cover

    Firsting in the Early-Modern Atlantic World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lauren Beck

    For centuries, historians have narrated the arrival of Europeans using terminology (discovery, invasion, conquest, and colonization) that emphasizes their agency and disempowers that of Native Americans. This book explores firsting, a discourse that privileges European and settler-colonial presence…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

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