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  • Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Lure of the Other book cover

    Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Lure of the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Norton

    The topic of religious conversion into and out of Islam as a historical phenomenon is mired in a sea of debate and misunderstanding. It has often been viewed as the permanent crossing of not just a religious divide, but in the context of the early modern Mediterranean also political, cultural and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography: Confronting the End of History book cover

    Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography

    Confronting the End of History, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Gerrish

    Sallust’s Histories and Triumviral Historiography explores the historiographical innovations of the first century Roman historian Sallust, focusing on the fragmentary Histories, an account of the turbulent years after the death of the dictator Sulla. The Histories were written during the violent…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Intellectual Collaboration with the Third Reich: Treason or Reason? book cover

    Intellectual Collaboration with the Third Reich

    Treason or Reason?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Björkman, Patrik Lundell, Sven Widmalm

    The book investigates the rather neglected "intellectual" collaboration between National Socialist Germany and other countries, including views on knowledge and politics among "pro-German" intellectuals, using a comparative approach. These moves were shaped by the Nazi system, which viewed…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia: Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia book cover

    Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia, 1st Edition

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • From Temple to Museum: Colonial Collections and Umā Maheśvara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley book cover

    From Temple to Museum

    Colonial Collections and Umā Maheśvara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley, 1st Edition

    By Salila Kulshreshtha

    Religious icons have been a contested terrain across the world. Their implications and understanding travel further than the artistic or the aesthetic and inform contemporary preoccupations.This book traces the lives of religious sculptures beyond the moment of their creation. It lays bare their…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War book cover

    Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lissa Paul, Rosemary R. Johnston, Emma Short

    Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Tolerance Discourse and Young Adult Holocaust Literature: Engaging Difference and Identity book cover

    Tolerance Discourse and Young Adult Holocaust Literature

    Engaging Difference and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Dean-Ruzicka

    What, exactly, does one mean when idealizing tolerance as a solution to cultural conflict? This book examines a wide range of young adult texts, both fiction and memoir, representing the experiences of young adults during WWII and the Holocaust. Author Rachel Dean-Ruzicka argues for a progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction book cover

    Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Leila Silvana May

    Why were the Victorians more fascinated with secrecy than people of other periods? What is the function of secrets in Victorian fiction and in the society depicted, how does it differ from that of other periods, and how did readers of Victorian fiction respond to the secrecy they encountered? These…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Interactive Books: Playful Media before Pop-Ups book cover

    Interactive Books

    Playful Media before Pop-Ups, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

    Movable books are an innovative area of children’s publishing. Commonly equated with spectacular pop-ups, movable books have a little-known history as interactive, narrative media. Since they are hybrid artifacts consisting of words, images and movable components, they cross the borders between…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards book cover

    Prizing Children's Literature

    The Cultural Politics of Children’s Book Awards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth B. Kidd, Joseph T. Thomas Jr.

    Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Imagining Early Modern Histories book cover

    Imagining Early Modern Histories

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Ketner, Allison Kavey

    Interpreting textual mediations of history in early modernity, this volume adds nuance to our understanding of the contributions fiction and fictionalizing make to the shape and texture of versions of and debates about history during that period. Geographically, the scope of the essays extends…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism book cover

    Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism

    1st Edition

    By Marjon Ames

    Intensely persecuted during the English Interregnum, early Quakers left a detailed record of the suffering they endured for their faith. Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism is the first book to connect the suffering experience with the communication network that drew the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

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