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  • Biological Identity: Perspectives from Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Biology book cover

    Biological Identity

    Perspectives from Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Biology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Sophie Meincke, John Dupré

    Analytic metaphysics has recently discovered biology as a means of grounding metaphysical theories. This has resulted in long-standing metaphysical puzzles, such as the problems of personal identity and material constitution, being increasingly addressed by appeal to a biological understanding of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Robert E. Sherwood and the Classical Tradition: The Muses in America book cover

    Robert E. Sherwood and the Classical Tradition

    The Muses in America, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Rabel

    This volume explores the reception of the classical past in the works of 20th century American dramatist Robert E. Sherwood and his use of the ancient world to critique key events and trends in American history.  It explores his comedies and the influence of both Greek Old and New Comedy, as well…

    Hardback – 2020-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • 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 – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Juan Rena and the Frontiers of Spanish Empire, 1500–1540 book cover

    Juan Rena and the Frontiers of Spanish Empire, 1500–1540

    1st Edition

    By Jose M. Escribano-Páez

    This book explores the political construction of imperial frontiers during the reigns of Ferdinand the Catholic and Charles V in the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean. Contrary to many studies on this topic, this book neither focuses on a specific frontier nor attempts to provide an overview…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Early Modern Iberian History in Global Contexts

  • German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews: Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861 book cover

    German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews

    Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861, 1st Edition

    By Doron Avraham

    This book focuses on the national conceptualization of Judaism and Jews by German neo-Pietists from the early Restoration (1815) until the New Era (neue Ära, 1858-1861), at which point Prussia and other German states embarked on a liberal course. The book demonstrates how a certain understanding of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE book cover

    Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE

    1st Edition

    By Sita Anantha Raman

    This book looks at the first eight Sanskrit law codes written in India, between 600 BCE and 570 ACE. It focuses on the legal, religious and ethical customs which were codified in this period and their impact on the social and political life of women. The volume analyzes texts such as the major…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge India

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • 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 – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 book is a translation of La Nazione del Risorgimento, one of the most important and influential works on modern Italian history published in recent years. It analyses the aspects of the ideas of nationhood and patriotism that impassioned and energized the Italian Risorgimento movement during…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Italy

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