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  • Evolutionary Naturalism in Victorian Britain: The 'Darwinians' and their Critics book cover

    Evolutionary Naturalism in Victorian Britain

    The 'Darwinians' and their Critics, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Lightman

    Scholars have tended to portray T.H. Huxley, John Tyndall, and their allies as the dominant cultural authority in the second half of the 19th century. Defenders of Darwin and his theory of evolution, these men of science are often seen as a potent force for the secularization of British…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • La théorie de la musique antique et médiévale book cover

    La théorie de la musique antique et médiévale

    1st Edition

    By Michel Huglo

    This is the final volume in the set of four collections of Michel Huglo's articles to be published in the Variorum series, and focuses on medieval music theory. The point of departure for Huglo's research was his doctoral dissertation on tonaries, published in 1971: as a consequence, he studied the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Caricatures and Cartoons, 1921-1930: A History of the World (4-vol. ES set) book cover

    Caricatures and Cartoons, 1921-1930: A History of the World (4-vol. ES set)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yorimitsu Hashimoto

    This is the third series of a collection of caricatures and cartoons published in newspapers and journals worldwide during the period from the end of the nineteenth century to pre-second world war. Covering the years 1921-1930, this three-volume collection features more than 4,700 caricatures and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Edition Synapse

  • Private Correspondence between Sir Harry Parkes and Edmund Hammond, 1865-1868 book cover

    Private Correspondence between Sir Harry Parkes and Edmund Hammond, 1865-1868

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Morton

      This is a new series which publishes for the first time the correspondences of Sir Harry Smith Parkes (1828 – 1885) the second British Minister of Japan, and includes the complete transcriptions of his ‘private’ letters to and from Edmund Hammond, permanent Under-Secretary of State for…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26
    Edition Synapse
    Official and Unofficial British Attitudes to Japan, 1865-1883

  • W. Stanley Jevons: Selected Works in Variorum Editions book cover

    W. Stanley Jevons

    Selected Works in Variorum Editions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inoue Takutoshi

    This is the first variorum edition of the works of William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), covering The Coal Question and The Theory of Political Economy, two of the most important books in economics and the social history of Victorian Britain. Both books were revised by Jevons during his life time…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26
    Edition Synapse

  • Bishops, Saints, and Historians: Studies in the Ecclesiastical History of Medieval Britain and Italy book cover

    Bishops, Saints, and Historians

    Studies in the Ecclesiastical History of Medieval Britain and Italy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Brentano, edited by William L. North

    Throughout his career, Robert Brentano attempted to understand the nature and 'style' of ecclesiastical institutions in Italy and the British Isles, the specific qualities of saints and the communities that formed around them, and the ways in which seemingly cryptic archival remains of medieval…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on the Mongol Empire and Early Muslim India book cover

    Studies on the Mongol Empire and Early Muslim India

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jackson

    The first section of this volume brings together five studies on the Mongol empire. The accent is on the ideology behind Mongol expansion, on the dissolution of the empire into a number of rival khanates, and on the relations between the Mongol regimes and their Christian subjects within and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Fatimid History and Ismaili Doctrine book cover

    Fatimid History and Ismaili Doctrine

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Walker

    The thirteen studies in this volume explore critical problems in Fatimid history and historiography, many specifically focused on the content of doctrinal writings produced by the Ismaili supporters and agents of this caliphate who worked on behalf of the dynasty both within the empire and outside.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Image Making in Byzantium, Sasanian Persia and the Early Muslim World: Images and Cultures book cover

    Image Making in Byzantium, Sasanian Persia and the Early Muslim World

    Images and Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Cutler

    Relations between Byzantium and its neighbours are the focus of this volume. The papers address questions of cultural exchange, with special attention to art historical relations as shown by technical, iconographic and diplomatic exchanges. While addressed to specialists, both their approach and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Painter Angelos and Icon-Painting in Venetian Crete book cover

    The Painter Angelos and Icon-Painting in Venetian Crete

    1st Edition

    By Maria Vassilaki

    The sixteen studies in this book include six specially translated from Greek and another two published here for the first time. They deal with the art of painting in Crete at a time when the island was under Venetian rule. The main emphasis is on the 15th century and especially on the painter…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings book cover

    Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Shiloah

    A fascinating aspect of the study of music in medieval Islamic and Judaic writings is the broad and interdisciplinary nature of the works and treatises in which it is covered. In addition, such works verbalize an art that was transmitted orally and took shape spontaneously, typically with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Virgilian Tradition: Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Virgilian Tradition

    Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Craig Kallendorf

    The essays in this collection approach the reception of the Roman poet Virgil in early modern Europe from the perspective of two areas at the center of current scholarly work in the humanities: book history and the history of reading. The first group of essays uses Virgil's place in post-classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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