History: Social & Cultural History

  • Children and Globalization: Multidisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Children and Globalization

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hoda Mahmoudi, Steven Mintz

    Globalization has carried vast consequences for the lives of children. It has spurred unprecedented waves of immigration, contributed to far-reaching transformations in the organization, structure, and dynamics of family life, and profoundly altered trajectories of growing up. Equally important,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Naval Courts Martial, 1793-1815 book cover

    Naval Courts Martial, 1793-1815

    1st Edition

    By John D. Byrn

    This collection of naval court martial transcripts and related documents from the time of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars contributes not only to our understanding of military jurisprudence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries but also to our knowledge of Georgian and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Self-Help and Civic Culture: Citizenship in Victorian Birmingham book cover

    Self-Help and Civic Culture

    Citizenship in Victorian Birmingham, 1st Edition

    By Anne B. Rodrick

    First published in 2004. The nineteenth century witnessed a flowering of the culture of self-improvement that was reflected in a plethora of institutes, societies and journals that sprang up across Britain with the goal of spreading knowledge and learning to a wide spectrum of society. The prophets…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

    The colonial heritage and its renewed aftermaths – expressed in the inter-American experiences of slavery, indigeneity, dependence, and freedom movements, to mention only a few aspects – form a common ground of experience in the Western Hemisphere. The flow of peoples, goods, knowledge and finances…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece book cover

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Zinon Papakonstantinou

    From the eighth century BCE to the late third century CE, Greeks trained in sport and competed in periodic contests that generated enormous popular interest. As a result, sport was an ideal vehicle for the construction of a plurality of identities along the lines of ethnic origin, civic affiliation…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Lenin and his Rivals: The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906 book cover

    Lenin and his Rivals

    The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906, 1st Edition

    By Donald W. Treadgold

    Originally published in 1955, this is an illuminating study of the political thought and action of the Russian intelligentsia, in the decade up to and including the Revolution of 1905-6. It is based on the writings, including those in the revolutionary press, by which the chief figures of the main…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin and the End of Politics book cover

    Lenin and the End of Politics

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Polan

    Originally published in 1984 this book reconsiders the effect of Lenin on the politics and culture of the 20th Century. In a detailed examination of Lenin's famous text, The State and Revolution, the author argues that the peculiar status of this work presents readers with major problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary book cover

    Lenin

    The Compulsive Revolutionary, 1st Edition

    By Stefan T. Possony

    Originally published in the UK in 1966, this was the first biography of Lenin which tied together extensive material unearthed in WWII, and it illuminates the complex personality and explains the riddle of Lenin's seemingly impossible rise to power. Using primary sources such as previously…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Leninism: Volume One book cover

    Leninism

    Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Stalin

    Translated from the Russian in 1928, this and the second volume of the same title give an invaluable picture of what the Russian leader Joseph Stalin understood by Leninism. Building on the pamphlet Foundations of Leninism, (which forms the first part of this book) the work presents a unified…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution book cover

    Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Max Eastman

    The result of 10 years' worth of painstaking research, this volume, originally published in 1926 is a sympathetic critique of certain phases of revolutionary dictatorship in Russia. Among other things it focusses on the philosophy and psychology of Marxism, Marxian economics, Bolshevism, the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Leninism: Volume Two book cover

    Leninism

    Volume Two, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Stalin

    Translated from the Russian in 1933, this and the first volume of the same title give an invaluable picture of what the Russian leader Joseph Stalin understood by Leninism. Building on the pamphlet Foundations of Leninism, (which forms the first part of this book) the work presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions book cover

    Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Segre

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

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