History: Social & Cultural History

  • 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

  • Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim book cover

    Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers

    Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds

    Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The English Revolution and the Roots of Environmental Change: The Changing Concept of the Land in Early Modern England book cover

    The English Revolution and the Roots of Environmental Change

    The Changing Concept of the Land in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By George Yerby

    This study brings a new perspective to a pivotal debate: the causes of the English Revolution. It pinpoints the economic motives behind the opposition to the crown, and shows their connection to the changing mind-set and political transitions of the time. Distinctively, it identifies the radicalism…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Travelling Notions of Culture in Early Nineteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Travelling Notions of Culture in Early Nineteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hannu Salmi, Asko Nivala, Jukka Sarjala

    The notions of culture and civilization are at the heart of European self-image. This book focuses on how space and spatiality contributed to defining the concepts of culture and civilization and, conversely, what kind of spatial ramifications "culture" and "civilization" entailed. These questions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Language as a Scientific Tool: Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions book cover

    Language as a Scientific Tool

    Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles MacLeod, Rocío G. Sumillera, Jan Surman, Ekaterina Smirnova

    Language is the most essential medium of scientific activity. Many historians, sociologists and science studies scholars have investigated scientific language for this reason, but only few have examined those cases where language itself has become an object of scientific discussion. Over the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring the Next Frontier: Vietnam, NASA, Star Trek and Utopia in 1960s and 70s American Myth and History book cover

    Exploring the Next Frontier

    Vietnam, NASA, Star Trek and Utopia in 1960s and 70s American Myth and History, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilhelm Kapell

    The 1960s and early 70s saw the evolution of Frontier Myths even as scholars were renouncing the interpretive value of myths themselves. Works like Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War exemplified that rejection using his experiences during the Vietnam War to illustrate the problematic consequences of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Representation of Evil book cover

    Gender and the Representation of Evil

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynne Fallwell, Keira V. Williams

    This edited collection examines gendered representations of "evil" in history, the arts, and literature. Scholars often explore the relationships between gender, sex, and violence through theories of inequality, violence against women, and female victimization, but what happens when women are the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Minor Knowledge and Microhistory: Manuscript Culture in the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Minor Knowledge and Microhistory

    Manuscript Culture in the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Sigurdur Gylfi Magnusson, David Olafsson

    This book studies everyday writing practices among ordinary people in a poor rural society in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Using the abundance of handwritten material produced, disseminated and consumed some centuries after the advent of print as its research material, the book's focus is on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Jews Through the Ages: Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism book cover

    Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Ewence, Helen Spurling

    This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • A Cultural History of Sound, Memory, and the Senses book cover

    A Cultural History of Sound, Memory, and the Senses

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joy Damousi, Paula Hamilton

    The past 20 years have witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines. This has been informed by a heightened awareness of the role that the senses play in shaping modern identity and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

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