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  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Creation: Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1 book cover

    The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics book cover

    Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics

    1st Edition

    By Graham J. McEwan

    Originally published in 1978 Sea Serpents, Sailors and Sceptics looks at stories of folklore and mythology which have fascinated sailors from antiquity to the modern day. From stories of large unauthenticated sea creatures to the Loch Ness Monster, documented sightings are vast and the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology: A Biographical Dictionary book cover

    Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology

    A Biographical Dictionary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel M. Fox, Marcia Meldrum, Ira Rezak

    Originally published in 1990, Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology is a biographical reference work about the recipients of Nobel Prizes in Medicine or Physiology from 1901-1989. Each article is written by an accomplished historian of medicine or science. The book is designed to be accessible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Catharine Macaulay's Republican Enlightenment book cover

    Catharine Macaulay's Republican Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Karen Green

    The ‘celebrated’ Catharine Macaulay was both lauded and execrated during the eighteenth century for her republican politics and her unconventional, second marriage. This comprehensive biography in the "life and letters" tradition situates her works in their political and social context and offers…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 
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  • The Making of Modern Physics in Colonial India book cover

    The Making of Modern Physics in Colonial India

    1st Edition

    By Somaditya Banerjee

    This monograph offers a cultural history of the development of physics in India during the first half of the twentieth century, focusing on Indian physicists Satyendranath Bose (1894-1974), Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (1888-1970) and Meghnad Saha (1893-1956). The analytical category "bhadralok…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
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    Empires in Perspective

  • Popular Politics in an Aristocratic Republic: Political Conflict and Social Contestation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Venice book cover

    Popular Politics in an Aristocratic Republic

    Political Conflict and Social Contestation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Venice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maartje Van Gelder, Claire Judde De Larivière

    Popular Politics in an Aristocratic Republic explores the different aspects of political actions and experiences in late medieval and early modern Venice. The book challenges the idea that the city of Venice knew no political conflict and social contestation during the medieval and early modern…

    Paperback – 2020-05-27 
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    The Body in the City

  • Hot Art, Cold War – Southern and Eastern European Writing on American Art 1945-1990 book cover

    Hot Art, Cold War – Southern and Eastern European Writing on American Art 1945-1990

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Hopkins, Iain Boyd Whyte

    Hot Art, Cold War – Southern and Eastern European Writing on American Art 1945-1990 is one of two text anthologies that trace the reception of American art in Europe during the Cold War era through primary sources. Translated into English for the first time from sixteen languages and introduced…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
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  • The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture: Reception and Legacy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Italian Fascist Architecture

    Reception and Legacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Bea Jones, Stephanie Pilat

    Today, nearly a century after the Fascist Party came to power in Italy, questions about the built legacy of the regime provoke polemics among architects and scholars. Mussolini’s government constructed thousands of new buildings across the Italian peninsula and islands, and in colonial territories.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-26 
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  • Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Sikh Gendered Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jaspal Kaur Singh

    This book examines the constructions and representations of male and female Sikhs in Indian and diasporic literature and culture through the consideration of the role of violence as constitutive of Sikh identity. How do Sikh men and women construct empowering identities within the Indian…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge India

  • Iconophilia: Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880 book cover

    Iconophilia

    Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Between the late-seventh and the mid-ninth centuries, a debate about sacred images – conventionally addressed as ‘Byzantine iconoclasm’ – engaged monks, emperors, and popes in the Mediterranean area and on the European continent. The importance of this debate cannot be overstated; it challenged the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

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