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  • Catharine Macaulay's Republican Enlightenment book cover

    Catharine Macaulay's Republican Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Karen Green

    The ‘celebrated’ Catharine Macaulay was both lauded and execrated during the eighteenth century for her republican politics and her unconventional, second marriage. This comprehensive biography in the "life and letters" tradition situates her works in their political and social context and offers…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 

  • The Making of Modern Physics in Colonial India book cover

    The Making of Modern Physics in Colonial India

    1st Edition

    By Somaditya Banerjee

    This monograph offers a cultural history of the development of physics in India during the first half of the twentieth century, focusing on Indian physicists Satyendranath Bose (1894-1974), Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (1888-1970) and Meghnad Saha (1893-1956). The analytical category "bhadralok…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
    Empires in Perspective

  • The Scandinavian Early Modern World: A Global Historical Archaeology book cover

    The Scandinavian Early Modern World

    A Global Historical Archaeology, 1st Edition

    By Jonas Monié Nordin

     The Scandinavian Early Modern World explores the early modern colonialism, globalization, and modernity in Scandinavia, along with its colonies, and its role in the shaping of the modern world. Scandinavians played an active role in early modern globalization, and were present as traders,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 

  • Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jaspal Kaur Singh

    This book examines the constructions and representations of male and female Sikhs in Indian and diasporic literature and culture through the consideration of the role of violence as constitutive of Sikh identity. How do Sikh men and women construct empowering identities within the Indian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge India

  • Iconophilia: Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880 book cover


    Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Between the late-seventh and the mid-ninth centuries, a debate about sacred images – conventionally addressed as ‘Byzantine iconoclasm’ – engaged monks, emperors, and popes in the Mediterranean area and on the European continent. The importance of this debate cannot be overstated; it challenged the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Black Abolitionists in Ireland book cover

    Black Abolitionists in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Christine Kinealy

    The story of the anti-slavery movement in Ireland is little known, yet when Frederick Douglass visited the country in 1845, he described Irish abolitionists as the most ‘ardent’ that he had ever encountered. Moreover, their involvement proved to be an important factor in ending the slave trade, and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • A Fascist Decade of War: 1935-1945 in International Perspective book cover

    A Fascist Decade of War

    1935-1945 in International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Maria Aterrano, Karine Varley

    From the invasion of Ethiopia in 1935 through to the waning months of the Second World War in 1945, Fascist Italy was at war. This Fascist decade of war comprised an uninterrupted stretch of military and political engagements in which Italian military forces were involved in Abyssinia, Spain,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-22 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • English Readers of Catholic Saints: The Printing History of William Caxton’s Golden Legend book cover

    English Readers of Catholic Saints

    The Printing History of William Caxton’s Golden Legend, 1st Edition

    By Judy Ann Ford

    In 1484, William Caxton, the first publisher of English-language books, issued The Golden Legend, a translation of the most well-known collection of saints’ lives in Europe. This study analyzes the moulding of the Legenda aurea into a book that powerfully attracted the English market. Modifications…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Emotional Experience and Microhistory: A Life Story of a Destitute Pauper Poet in the 19th Century book cover

    Emotional Experience and Microhistory

    A Life Story of a Destitute Pauper Poet in the 19th Century, 1st Edition

    By Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon

    Emotional Experience and Microhistory explores the life and death of Magnús Hj. Magnússon through his diary, poetry and other writing, showing how best to use the methods of microhistory to address complicated historical situations. The book deals with the many faces of microhistory and applies it…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 

  • Victorian Artists' Autograph Replicas: Auras, Aesthetics, Patronage and the Art Market book cover

    Victorian Artists' Autograph Replicas

    Auras, Aesthetics, Patronage and the Art Market, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie F. Codell

    This book is a wide-ranging exploration of the production of Victorian art autograph replicas, a painting’s subsequent versions created by the same artist who painted the first version. Autograph replicas were considered originals, not copies, and were highly valued by collectors in Britain,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • The Nation of the Risorgimento: Kinship, Sanctity, and Honour in the Origins of Unified Italy book cover

    The Nation of the Risorgimento

    Kinship, Sanctity, and Honour in the Origins of Unified Italy, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Mario Banti

    This monograph is a translation of La Nazione del Risorgimento, an important work in Italian history of recent years. It analyses features of the idea of nationhood that animated the Italian Risorgimento movement during the first half of the 19th century. Through an innovative interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 

  • Heidegger’s Entscheidung: “Decision” Between “Fate” and “Destiny” book cover

    Heidegger’s Entscheidung

    “Decision” Between “Fate” and “Destiny”, 1st Edition

    By Norman K. Swazo

    This book critically examines the debate on Martin Heidegger’s concept of Entscheidung ("decision") and his engagement and confrontation with Nazism in terms of his broader philosophical thought. It argues that one cannot explain Heidegger’s actions without accounting for his idea of "decision" and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge India

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