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

    The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Kai Brodersen, 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 – 2019-10-05 
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • The Routledge History of Human Rights book cover

    The Routledge History of Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Quataert, Lora Wildenthal

    The Routledge History of Human Rights is an interdisciplinary collection that provides historical and global perspectives on a range of human rights themes of the past 150 years. The volume is made up of 34 original contributions. It opens with the emergence of a "new internationalism" in the mid-…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge Histories

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today's energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 

  • Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences book cover

    Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Woodward and Bernstein: The People's Right to Know book cover

    Woodward and Bernstein

    The People's Right to Know, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Goldsmith

    It is not often that journalism makes it into the grand narrative of American history. Woodward and Bernstein, through their coverage and breaking of the news story that was Watergate, not only inserted themselves into the story of political corruption going on in Washington, but have remained…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society: The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986 book cover

    Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Music, Language and Identity in Greece: Defining a National Art Music in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries book cover

    Music, Language and Identity in Greece

    Defining a National Art Music in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Polina Tambakaki, Panos Vlagopoulos, Katerina Levidou, Roderick Beaton

    The national element in music has been the subject of important studies yet the scholarly framework has remained restricted almost exclusively to the field of music studies. This volume brings together experts from different fields (musicology, literary theory, and modern Greek studies), who…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

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    The "Silent Majority" Speech

    Richard Nixon, the Vietnam War, and the Origins of the New Right, 1st Edition

    By Scott Laderman

    The "Silent Majority" Speech treats Richard Nixon’s address of November 3, 1969, as a lens through which to examine the latter years of the Vietnam War and their significance to U.S. global power and American domestic life. The book uses Nixon’s speech - which introduced the policy of "…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Critical Moments in American History

  • American Pop Art in France: Politics of the Transatlantic Image book cover

    American Pop Art in France

    Politics of the Transatlantic Image, 1st Edition

    By Liam Considine

    Pop art was essential to the Americanization of global art in the 1960s, yet it engendered resistance and adaptation abroad in equal measure, especially in Paris. From the end of the Algerian War of Independence and the opening of Ileana Sonnabend's gallery for American Pop art in Paris in 1962, to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law book cover

    The Concept of Liberal Democratic Law

    1st Edition

    By Johan Van Der Walt

    This book develops a historical concept of liberal democratic law through readings of the pivotal twentieth-century legal theoretical positions articulated in the work of Herbert Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Duncan Kennedy, Rudolf Smend, Hans Kelsen and Carl Schmitt. It assesses the jurisprudential…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Law and Politics

  • The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism: The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century book cover

    The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism

    The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kees Boterbloem

    This book shows how the Dutch accumulation of great wealth was closely linked to their involvement in warfare. By charting Dutch activity across the globe, it explores Dutch participation in the international arms trade, and in wars both at home and abroad. In doing so, it ponders the issue of how…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition: Anselm's Argument and the Friars book cover

    Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars, 1st Edition

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

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