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Welcome to the Routledge Paperbacks Direct website. This initiative provides the opportunity to buy topical books that represent the best of our cutting-edge hardback publishing in a paperback format and price.

Click on the subject areas to find out which books are currently available. Please note, that this is an ever-evolving program with new books being added to the program each month, so remember to check back regularly for titles that are currently only available in hardback.

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  • Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland book cover

    Travellers' Songs from England and Scotland

    1st Edition

    By Ewan Maccoll, Peggy Seeger

    Originally published in 1977. The Travellers, from those living in bow-tents and horse-drawn caravans to those dwelling in motor caravans and permanent homes, are an important source of traditional music. Their society means that songs that have died out in more settled communities are preserved…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Reactions to the Master: Michelangelo's Effect on Art and Artists in the Sixteenth Century book cover

    Reactions to the Master

    Michelangelo's Effect on Art and Artists in the Sixteenth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Ames-Lewis, Paul Joannides

    The immense effect that Michelangelo had on many artists working in the sixteenth century is widely acknowledged by historians of Italian Renaissance art. Yet until recently greater stress has been placed on the individuality of these artists' styles and interpretation rather than on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25

  • Understanding Community Librarianship: The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain book cover

    Understanding Community Librarianship

    The Public Library in Post-Modern Britain, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Black, David Muddiman

    In the information society, is the community focused library a real possibility? This book reappraises the relationship between the library and its communities through an examination of the rise and decline of ’community’ librarianship over the last three decades. The authors consider key models…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25

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