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  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World: Trends, Themes, and Issues book cover

    Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of the post-independence nation. It facilitates a pan-Indian understanding of the concerns taken up by the women writers, showing how ideas travel across regions and contribute towards building a thematic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge India

  • The Youngest Citizens: Children's Rights in Latin America book cover

    The Youngest Citizens

    Children's Rights in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Amy Risley

    The Youngest Citizens traces the historical evolution of children’s rights in Latin America before turning its focus to the dramatic shift in discourse and policy experienced by the continent in the last twenty years. This book explores the new global regime on childhood, child advocates’…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Latin American Tópicos

  • The Antebellum Press: Setting the Stage for Civil War book cover

    The Antebellum Press

    Setting the Stage for Civil War, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Sachsman, Gregory A. Borchard

    The Antebellum Press: Setting the Stage for Civil War reveals the critical role of journalism in the years leading up to America’s deadliest conflict by exploring the events that foreshadowed and, in some ways, contributed directly to the outbreak of war. This collection of scholarly essays traces…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of War: Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe book cover

    Narratives of War

    Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanci Adler, Remco Ensel, Michael Wintle

    Narratives of War considers the way war and battle are remembered and narrated across space and time in Europe in the twentieth century. The book reflects on how narratives are generated and deployed, and on their function as coping mechanisms, means of survival, commemorative gestures, historical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Memory and Narrative

  • Virtual History: How Videogames Portray the Past book cover

    Virtual History

    How Videogames Portray the Past, 1st Edition

    By A. Martin Wainwright

    Virtual History examines many of the most popular historical video games released over the last decade and explores their portrayal of history. The book looks at the motives and perspectives of game designers and marketers, as well as the societal expectations addressed, through contingency and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Godfrey of Bouillon: Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, c.1060-1100 book cover

    Godfrey of Bouillon

    Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Ruler of Latin Jerusalem, c.1060-1100, 1st Edition

    By Simon John

    This book offers a new appraisal of the ancestry and career of Godfrey of Bouillon (c.1060-1100), a leading participant in the First Crusade (1096-99), and the first ruler of Latin Jerusalem (1099-1100), the polity established by the crusaders after they captured the Holy City. While previous…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Rulers of the Latin East

  • The Artwork of Gerhard Richter: Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation book cover

    The Artwork of Gerhard Richter

    Painting, Critical Theory and Cultural Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Darryn Ansted

    By uniquely treating Gerhard Richter’s entire oeuvre as a single subject, Darryn Ansted combines research into Richter’s first art career as a socialist realist with study of his subsequent decisions as a significant contemporary artist. Analysis of Richter’s East German murals, early work, lesser…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?: Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900 book cover

    Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?" The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin's studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin's ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin book cover

    Painting and Narrative in France, from Poussin to Gauguin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Cooke, Nina Lübbren

    Before Modernism, narrative painting was one of the most acclaimed and challenging modes of picture-making in Western art, yet by the early twentieth century storytelling had all but disappeared from ambitious art. France was a key player in both the dramatic rise and the controversial demise of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • American Women Artists, 1935-1970: Gender, Culture, and Politics book cover

    American Women Artists, 1935-1970

    Gender, Culture, and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Langa, Paula Wisotzki

    Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Federico Barocci: Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Federico Barocci

    Inspiration and Innovation in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith W. Mann

    Reviewers of a recent exhibition termed Federico Barocci (ca. 1533–1612), 'the greatest artist you’ve never heard of'. One of the first original iconographers of the Counter Reformation, Barocci was a remarkably inventive religious painter and draftsman, and the first Italian artist to incorporate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge

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