History: Social & Cultural History

  • Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory book cover

    Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Narratives, Routes and Intersections in Pre-Modern Asia book cover

    Narratives, Routes and Intersections in Pre-Modern Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Radhika Seshan

    This book traces connections in pre-modern Asia by looking at different worlds across geography, history and society. It examines how regions were connected by people, families, trade and politics as well as how they were maintained and remembered. The volume analyses these intersections of memory…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge India

  • Select Statutes, Documents and Reports Relating to British Banking, 1832-1928 book cover

    Select Statutes, Documents and Reports Relating to British Banking, 1832-1928

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Gregory

    First Published in 1964. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905 book cover

    Britain in India, 1765-1905

    1st Edition

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Gambling in Everyday Life: Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment book cover

    Gambling in Everyday Life

    Spaces, Moments and Products of Enjoyment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Nicoll

    The book adopts a critical cultural studies lens to explore the entanglement of government and gambling in everyday life. Its qualitative approach to gambling creates a new theoretical framework for understanding the most urgent questions raised by research and policy on gambling. In the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Global Reformations: Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures book cover

    Global Reformations

    Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra

    Global Reformations offers a sustained, comparative, and interdisciplinary exploration of religious transformations in the early modern world. The volume explores global developments and tracks the many ways in which Reformation movements shaped relations of Christians with other Christians, and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools book cover

    What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • Fragmented Feminism: Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee book cover

    Fragmented Feminism

    Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    Edited by Ramaswamy Ram, Aban Mukherji, Kohatkar Madhavi

    "This book is a search for ‘the real Anandibai Joshee’——a search in which the readers are invited to participate." In her short and eventful life, Anandibai Joshee, the first Indian woman to earn a medical degree, broke many stereotypes. Literate at a time when when it was taboo for a girl to ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge India

  • Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust: History and memory book cover

    Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust

    History and memory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hana Kubátová, Jan Láníček

    Providing diverse insights into Jewish–Gentile relations in East Central Europe from the outbreak of the Second World War until the reestablishment of civic societies after the fall of Communism in the late 1980s, this volume brings together scholars from various disciplines – including history,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab: Dreams, Memories, Territoriality book cover

    Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab

    Dreams, Memories, Territoriality, 1st Edition

    By Yogesh Snehi

    This book explores the organic lives of popular Sufi shrines in contemporary Northwest India. It traverses the worldview of shrine spaces, rituals and their complex narratives, and provides an insight into their urban and rural landscapes in the post-Partition (Indian) Punjab. What happened to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge India

  • The Problem of Leisure book cover

    The Problem of Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Henry Durant

    First published in 1938. This study examines various aspects of leisure in the early twentieth century. The author observes the differences in leisure between the various echelons of society, as well as the differences of leisure amongst children and adults. Durant also explores in depth several…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

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