History: Social & Cultural History

  • Woodward and Bernstein: The People's Right to Know book cover

    Woodward and Bernstein

    The People's Right to Know, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Goldsmith

    It is not often that journalism makes it into the grand narrative of American history. Woodward and Bernstein, through their coverage and breaking of the news story that was Watergate, not only inserted themselves into the story of political corruption going on in Washington, but have remained…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society: The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

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    The "Silent Majority" Speech

    Richard Nixon, The Vietnam War, and the Origins of the New Right, 1st Edition

    By Scott Laderman

    The "Silent Majority" Speech treats Richard Nixon’s address of November 3, 1969, as a lens through which to examine the latter years of the Vietnam War and their significance to U.S. global power and American domestic life. The book uses Nixon’s speech - which introduced the policy of "…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Art, Nation and Gender: Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures book cover

    Art, Nation and Gender

    Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures, 1st Edition

    By Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    Edited by Tricia Cusack

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medieval Church Symbolism: An Introduction book cover

    Medieval Church Symbolism

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mark Spurrell

    Medieval Church Symbolism: An Introduction explores the ways in which the Medieval church building and key features of it were used as symbols, particularly to represent different relationships within the Church and the virtues of living a Christian life. This book introduces the reader to the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 

  • Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change book cover

    Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven A. Walton

    This volume brings together a series of papers at Kalamazoo as well as some contributed papers inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Lynn White Jr.’s, Medieval Technology and Social Change (1962), a slim study which catalyzed the study of technology in the Middle Ages in the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • The Witchcraft Reader book cover

    The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge Readers in History

  • Bolshevist Russia book cover

    Bolshevist Russia

    1st Edition

    By Anton Karlgren

    This book, originally published in English in 1927 deals with the social state of Russia after eight years of Bolshevist rule and influence up to the end of 1925. Laced with predicitions of failure, the book is nonetheless prophetic in many ways. It discusses the limitations in practice of&…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Bolshevism in Perspective book cover

    Bolshevism in Perspective

    1st Edition

    By J. de V. Loder

    Originally published in 1931 this volume is a level-headed account of the Bolshevik Revolution and Bolshevist Russia which covers the whole ground of the Revolution, the early history of Bolshevism and the state of Russia in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Based on two visits by the author to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Our Soviet Ally: Essays book cover

    Our Soviet Ally

    Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Cole

    This book, originally published in 1943 deals with the features of Soviet life which the editor and contributors feel are of particular significance to Western readers. It describes the soviet political system and gives an account of the institutions of soviet economic life, the principles on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russia To-Day: What Can We Learn From It? book cover

    Russia To-Day

    What Can We Learn From It?, 1st Edition

    By Sherwood Eddy

    Originally published in 1934, this book was the result of an extensive knowledge of Russia, based on many visits under the Czarist regime and the Bolshevik government. Choosing his own interpreters, the author interviewed friends and foes of the government, Russians and foreigners, in all walks of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

  • Russian Minds in Fetters book cover

    Russian Minds in Fetters

    1st Edition

    By S. Mackiewicz

    Originally published in 1932, the author, a Polish journalist, in this book directs his hostility against the fundamentals of Bolshevism, but nonetheless achieves impartiality. With regard to Russian culture, Soviet Russia appears to the author as the home of an almost Victorian puritanism. Daily…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    RLE: Early Western Responses to Soviet Russia

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