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  • Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays book cover

    Preaching the Blues

    Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays, 1st Edition

    By Maisha S. Akbar

    Preaching the Blues: Black Feminist Performance in Lynching Plays examines several lynching plays to foreground black women’s performances as non-normative subjects who challenge white supremacist ideology. Maisha S. Akbar re-maps the study of lynching drama by examining plays that are contingent…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • A Historical Sociology of Disability: Human Validity and Invalidity from Antiquity to Early Modernity book cover

    A Historical Sociology of Disability

    Human Validity and Invalidity from Antiquity to Early Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Bill Hughes

    Covering the period from Antiquity to Early Modernity, A Historical Sociology of Disability argues that disabled people have been treated in Western society as good to mistreat and – with the rise of Christianity – good to be good to. It examines the place and role of disabled people in the moral…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Irish Women in the First World War Era: Irish Women’s Lives, 1914-18 book cover

    Irish Women in the First World War Era

    Irish Women’s Lives, 1914-18, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Redmond, Elaine Farrell

    This book is the first collection of essays to focus exclusively on Irish women’s experiences in the First World War period, 1914-18, across the island of Ireland, contextualising the wartime realities of women’s lives in a changing political landscape. The essays consider experiences ranging from…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Beyond Macaulay: Education in India, 1780–1860 book cover

    Beyond Macaulay

    Education in India, 1780–1860, 1st Edition

    By Parimala V. Rao

    Beyond Macaulay provides a radical and comprehensive history of Indian education in the early colonial era — from the establishment of the Calcutta Madrasa in 1780 until the end of the East India Company’s rule and the beginning of the administration by the crown in 1860. The book challenges the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge India

  • Murder, Justice, and Harmony in an Eighteenth-Century French Village book cover

    Murder, Justice, and Harmony in an Eighteenth-Century French Village

    1st Edition

    By Nancy Locklin

    In 1718, a young woman named Moricette Nayl fought with her brother’s mother-in-law and accidentally killed her. Ruled a homicide, the incident set in motion an investigation, a trial, Moricette's flight from justice, an execution in effigy and, ultimately, the pardon of the killer and her…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. History: Diverging Public Interpretations book cover

    Contested Commemoration in U.S. History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Melissa M. Bender

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration—Contested Commemoration in U.S. History presents eleven essays focused on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915 book cover

    Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915

    1st Edition

    By James Michael Yeoman

    This book analyzes the formation of a mass anarchist movement in Spain over the turn of the twentieth century. In this period, the movement was transformed from a dislocated collection of groups and individuals into the largest organized body of anarchists in world history: the anarcho-syndicalist…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Social Fabric of Fifteenth-Century Florence: Identities and Change in the World of Second-Hand Dealers book cover

    The Social Fabric of Fifteenth-Century Florence

    Identities and Change in the World of Second-Hand Dealers, 1st Edition

    By Alessia Meneghin

    The Arte dei rigattieri (merchants of second-hand goods in Florence) has never been ​​the subject of a systematic study, even in scholarship devoted to the history of trades. Underpinned by a large collection of archival material, this book analyzes the social life and economic activity of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary book cover

    The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Hunt

    This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books of applied medicine and self-medication in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The work, which predates AD 400, was created as a quick reference work for travellers, and became and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners: On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985) book cover

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil’s dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicise charges of torture against…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Making Sense of Mining History: Themes and Agendas book cover

    Making Sense of Mining History

    Themes and Agendas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Berger, Peter Alexander

    This book draws together international contributors to analyse a wide range of aspects of mining history across the globe including mining archaeology, technologies of mining, migration and mining, the everyday life of the miner, the state and mining, industrial relations in mining, gender and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

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