• Actresses and Mental Illness: Histrionic Heroines book cover

    Actresses and Mental Illness

    Histrionic Heroines, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Gregory

    Actresses and Mental Illness investigates the relationship between the work of the actress and her personal experience of mental illness, from the late nineteenth through to the end of twentieth century. Over the past two decades scholars have made great advances in our understanding…

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    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion: From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era book cover

    Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion

    From Classical Antiquity to the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers, Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou

    Women and the Ideology of Political Exclusion explores the origin and evolution of the political ideology that has kept women away from centers of political power – from the birth of democracy in ancient Athens to the modern era. In this period of 2500 years, two parallel tracks advanced: while…

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  • The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema book cover

    The Nasty Woman and The Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Piotrowska

    The Nasty Woman and the Neo Femme Fatale in Contemporary Cinema puts forward the theoretical notion of the ‘nasty woman’ as a means of examining female protagonists in contemporary culture and cinema, particularly films directed by women. The phrase is taken from an insult thrown at Hillary Clinton…

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    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Socrates, Man and Myth: The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon book cover

    Socrates, Man and Myth

    The Two Socratic Apologies of Xenophon, 1st Edition

    By Anton-Hermann Chroust

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1957, is to make a critical analysis of the controversial Socratic problem. The Socratic issue owes its paramount difficulty not only to the status of available source materials, but also to the diversity of opinion as to the proper use of these…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Socrates

  • Born in Tibet: By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts book cover

    Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910 book cover

    British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet book cover

    Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84: Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy book cover

    Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

    Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It considers the problems that Chinese Marxist intellectuals were…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China Since the 'Gang of Four' book cover

    China Since the 'Gang of Four'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1980, addresses the questions raised by the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the ‘Gang of Four’. Was China reverting to a capitalist form of development, and abandoning Mao’s policies? Was China’s leadership remaining loyal to Mao’s strategy but correcting damage…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists book cover

    Re-Educating Chinese Anti-Communists

    1st Edition

    By J.A. Fyfield

    This book, first published in 1982, is an in-depth study of the process of ‘re-education’ undergone by those who had opposed the Communist revolution in China. Told at first hand by several men who had occupied military or government positions of influence, it records their long years in prison and…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China: The Road to Tiananmen book cover

    Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China

    The Road to Tiananmen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Baum

    The decade of the 1980s began in China with great expectations of the societal benefits of modernisation, and ended with gunfire in Tiananmen Square. This book, first published in 1991, presents essays that explore the political and economic reform policies that emerged in post-Mao China under Deng…

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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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