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  • Chinese Theology and Translation: The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing book cover

    Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    This book presents the Jesuit Figurists’ encounter with the Yijing in their mission in China. The author analyses how Jesuit Figurists incorporated their intralingual translation of the Yijing, the classical and vernacular use of Chinese language and the imitation of Chinese literati’s format, and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa: Shades of Empire book cover

    Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

    Shades of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Lorena Rizzo

    This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa, using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on photography as a distinct historical form. Through use of private and public archives, images produced by African…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa: The Impact of World War II book cover

    The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa

    The Impact of World War II, 1st Edition

    By Reeva Spector Simon

    Incorporating published and archival material, this volume fills an important gap in the history of the Jewish experience during World War II, describing how the war affected Jews living along the southern rim of the Mediterranean and the Levant, from Morocco to Iran. Surviving the Nazi slaughter…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • The Consolations of History in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung book cover

    The Consolations of History in Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung

    1st Edition

    By Alexander H. Shapiro

    In this book on Richard Wagner’s compelling but enigmatic masterpiece Götterdämmerung, the final opera of his monumental Ring tetralogy, Alexander H. Shapiro advances an ambitious new interpretation which uncovers intriguing new facets to the work’s profound insights into the human condition. By…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Reforming Senates: Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present book cover

    Reforming Senates

    Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaj Bijleveld, Colin Grittner, David E. Smith, Wybren Verstegen

    This original and new study of senates in small powers across the North Atlantic shows that the establishment and reform of these upper legislative houses have followed remarkably parallel trajectories. Senate reforms emerged in the wake of deep political crises within the Atlantic World, and were…

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

  • A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism: Children of a Restless Time book cover

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism

    Children of a Restless Time, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Modreanu

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism analyses the last three decades of Romanian theatre and connects it to the international stage. Cristina Modreanu questions the relationship between artists and power, both before 1989, behind the Iron Curtain, and in the current global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    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 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

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