History: Social & Cultural History

  • Water and Urbanism in Roman Britain: Hybridity and Identity book cover

    Water and Urbanism in Roman Britain

    Hybridity and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jay Ingate

    The establishment of large-scale water infrastructure is a defining aspect of the process of urbanisation. In places like Britain, the Roman period represents the first introduction of features that can be recognised and paralleled to our modern water networks. Writers have regularly cast these…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

  • Historians Without Borders: New Studies in Multidisciplinary History book cover

    Historians Without Borders

    New Studies in Multidisciplinary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Abrams, Kaleb Knoblauch

    This text explores a variety of themes developed from successive years of the University of California, Davis, multidisciplinary graduate conference. It draws out connections on a wide array of topics among the arts, humanities, and sciences in history for multidisciplinary study. This text…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The Historiography of Transition: Critical Phases in the Development of Modernity (1494-1973) book cover

    The Historiography of Transition

    Critical Phases in the Development of Modernity (1494-1973), 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Pombeni

    Defining a “historic transition” means understanding how the complex system of intellectual, social, and material structures formed that determined the transition from a certain “universe” to a “new universe,” where the old explanations were radically rethought. In this book, a group of historians…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Transnational South America: Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860s-1900s book cover

    Transnational South America

    Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860s-1900s, 1st Edition

    By Ori Preuss

    At the crossroad of intellectual, diplomatic, and cultural history, this book examines flows of information, men, and ideas between South American cities—mainly the port-capitals of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro—during the period of their modernization. The book reconstructs this largely…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Material Cultures of Childhood in Second World War Britain book cover

    Material Cultures of Childhood in Second World War Britain

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Moshenska

    How do children cope when their world is transformed by war? This book draws on memory narratives to construct an historical anthropology of childhood in Second World Britain, focusing on objects and spaces such as gas masks, air raid shelters and bombed-out buildings. In their struggles to cope…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Desire: A History of European Sexuality book cover

    Desire

    A History of European Sexuality, 2nd Edition

    By Anna Clark

    A sweeping survey of sexuality in Europe from the Greeks to the present, Desire: A History of European Sexuality follows changing attitudes to two major concepts of sexual desire – desire as dangerous, polluting, and disorderly, and desire as creative, transcendent, even revolutionary – through the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of American Sport book cover

    The Routledge History of American Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda J. Borish, David K. Wiggins, Gerald R. Gems

    The Routledge History of American Sport provides the first comprehensive overview of historical research in American sport from the early Colonial period to the present day. Considering sport through innovative themes and topics such as the business of sport, material culture and sport, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military book cover

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the "other," gender…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Queer America book cover

    The Routledge History of Queer America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don Romesburg

    The Routledge History of Queer America presents the first comprehensive synthesis of the rapidly developing field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer US history. Featuring nearly thirty chapters on essential subjects and themes from colonial times through the present, this collection…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1919: And the Part Played by Canada book cover

    Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1919

    And the Part Played by Canada, 1st Edition

    By John Swettenham

    When originally published in 1967 and using archive material from official records in Ottawa, this book threw new light on the motives and actions of the intervening powers. Allied intervention took place in three main areas: Northern and Southern Russia as well as Siberia. Canada was the major…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Russian Civil War

  • The Republic of the Ushakovka: Admiral Kolchak and the Allied Intervention in Siberia 1918-1920 book cover

    The Republic of the Ushakovka

    Admiral Kolchak and the Allied Intervention in Siberia 1918-1920, 1st Edition

    By Richard M Connaughton

    This volume, originally published in 1990 and now with an updated Preface, gives an account of the Allies' last concerted attempt to destroy Russia's nascent Bolshevik regime. At the start, it looked like a threat that should be taken seriously, as the Reds' enemies both native and foreign…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Russian Civil War

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