• Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe: The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg book cover

    Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law book cover

    Criminal Theory and International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By Steven Malby

    The development of an international human rights jurisprudence on criminalization is in its relative infancy. Nonetheless, systematic examination of international decisions on acts engaging the criminal law reveals an emerging human rights approach to the acceptability, or not, of criminalization.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
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    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Buildings Used: Human Interactions with Architecture book cover

    Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

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    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • What the Ancients Offer to Contemporary Epistemology book cover

    What the Ancients Offer to Contemporary Epistemology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hetherington, Nicholas D. Smith

    This book encourages renewed attention by contemporary epistemologists to an area most of them overlook: ancient philosophy. Readers are invited to revisit writings by Plato, Aristotle, Pyrrho, and others, and to ask what new insights might be gained from those philosophical ancestors. Are there…

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    Routledge

  • Political Expression and Conflict Transformation in Divided Societies: Criminalising Politics and Politicising Crime book cover

    Political Expression and Conflict Transformation in Divided Societies

    Criminalising Politics and Politicising Crime, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Kirkpatrick

    This book considers how the social construction of crime and the criminalising of political expression impact upon different stages in a violent political conflict. The freedom to express our political opinions is regarded as an essential human right throughout most of the world, and yet, in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
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    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Heritage, Memory, and Punishment: Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia book cover

    Heritage, Memory, and Punishment

    Remembering Colonial Prisons in East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Mei Huang, Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Based on a transnational study of decommissioned, postcolonial prisons in Taiwan (Taipei and Chiayi), South Korea (Seoul) and China (Lushun), this book offers a critical reading of prisons as a particular colonial product, the current restoration of which as national heritage is closely related to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
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    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona book cover

    Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities

    Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona, 1st Edition

    By Alina Rzepnikowska

    The large-scale migration brought about by the expansion of the EU over a decade ago led to migration from less ethnically diverse countries to multicultural and super-diverse societies. This book examines the complex encounters between Polish migrant women and local populations in Manchester and…

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    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Companions in Guilt: Arguments in Metaethics book cover

    Companions in Guilt

    Arguments in Metaethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Cowie, Richard Rowland

    Comparisons between morality and other ‘companion’ disciplines – such as mathematics, religion, or aesthetics – are commonly used in philosophy, often in the context of arguing for the objectivity of morality. This is known as the ‘companions in guilt’ strategy. It has been the subject of much…

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  • Mussolini's Camps: Civilian Internment in Fascist Italy (1940-1943) book cover

    Mussolini's Camps

    Civilian Internment in Fascist Italy (1940-1943), 1st Edition

    By Carlo Spartaco Capogreco

    This book – which is based on vast archival research and on a variety of primary sources – has filled a gap in Italy’s historiography on Fascism, and in European and World history about concentration camps in our contemporary world. It provides, for the first time, a survey of the different types…

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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Italy

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty: The Impact of Desecularization book cover

    Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
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    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Tourism and Travel during the Cold War: Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain book cover

    Tourism and Travel during the Cold War

    Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sune Bechmann Pedersen, Christian Noack

    The Iron Curtain was not an impenetrable divide, and contacts between East and West took place regularly and on various levels throughout the Cold War. This book explores how the European tourist industry transcended the ideological fault lines and the communist states attracted an ever-increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

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