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  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal book cover

    The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    This book offers a focused examination of the Bengali Vaiṣṇava tradition in its manifold forms in the pivotal context of British colonialism in South Asia. Bringing together scholars from across the disciplines of social and intellectual history, philology, theology, and anthropology to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Portuguese Artists in London: Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe book cover

    Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Comparative Law: Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors book cover

    Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Patrick Donlan, Jane Mair

    This book discusses a number of important themes in comparative law: legal metaphors and methodology, the movements of legal ideas and institutions and the mixity they produce, and marriage, an area of law in which culture – or clashes of legal and public cultures – may be particularly evident. In…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Margaret's Monsters: Women, Identity, and the Life of St. Margaret in Medieval England book cover

    Margaret's Monsters

    Women, Identity, and the Life of St. Margaret in Medieval England, 1st Edition

    By Michael E. Heyes

    St. Margaret of Antioch was one of the most popular saints in medieval England and, throughout the Middle Ages, the various Lives of St. Margaret functioned as a blueprint for a virginal life and supernatural assistance to pregnant women during the dangerous process of labor. In her narrative,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe: Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany book cover

    Women’s Patronage and Gendered Cultural Networks in Early Modern Europe

    Vittoria della Rovere, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 1st Edition

    By Adelina Modesti

    This book examines the sociocultural networks between the courts of early modern Italy and Europe, focusing on the Florentine Medici court, and the cultural patronage and international gendered networks developed by the Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Vittoria della Rovere. Adelina Modesti uses Grand…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom: Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s book cover

    Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Chilton

    Exploring the response of evangelicals to the collapse of ‘Greater Christian Britain’ in Australia in the long 1960s, this book provides a new religious perspective to the end of empire and a fresh national perspective to the end of Christendom. In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Supernatural Encounters: Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England, c.1050–1450 book cover

    Supernatural Encounters

    Demons and the Restless Dead in Medieval England, c.1050–1450, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Gordon

    The belief in the reality of demons and the restless dead formed a central facet of the medieval worldview. Whether a pestilent-spreading corpse mobilised by the devil, a purgatorial spirit returning to earth to ask for suffrage, or a shape-shifting demon intent on crushing its victims as they…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan: Staging the Resistance book cover

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan

    Staging the Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Aragorn Quinn

    Performing the Politics of Translation in Modern Japan sheds new light on the adoption of concepts that motivated political theatres of resistance for nearly a century and even now underpin the collective understanding of the Japanese nation. Grounded in the aftermath of the Meiji Restoration…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Impact of World War I on Marriages, Divorces, and Gender Relations in Europe book cover

    The Impact of World War I on Marriages, Divorces, and Gender Relations in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Brée, Saskia Hin

    How did WWI affect the love lives of ordinary citizens and their interactions as couples? This book focuses on how dramatic changes in living conditions affected key parts of the life course of ordinary citizens: marriage and divorce. Innovative in bringing together demographic and gender…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Recalcitrant Crusaders?: The Relationship Between Southern Italy and Sicily, Crusading and the Crusader States, c. 1060–1198 book cover

    Recalcitrant Crusaders?

    The Relationship Between Southern Italy and Sicily, Crusading and the Crusader States, c. 1060–1198, 1st Edition

    By Paula Z. Hailstone

    This book explores the contribution of southern Italy and Sicily to the crusades and crusader states. By adopting the theme of identity as a tool of analysis, it argues that a far more nuanced picture emerges about the relationship than the dismissive portrayal by William of Tyre in his Chronicon,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Advances in Crusades Research

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