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  • China and England

    The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image

    By Martin Powers

    This book examines egalitarian social ideals and institutions that arose in preindustrial China and England, and in the process, uncovers China’s forgotten role in the history of social justice debate and legislation during the eighteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of visual and documentary…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Contentious Politics of Higher Education

    Struggles and Power Relations within the English and Italian Universities

    By Lorenzo Cini

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • How Parliament Works

    8th Edition

    By Nicolas Besly, Tom Goldsmith, Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters

    Parliament is constantly in the news and televised daily, but much of its work remains a mystery to outsiders and is sometimes perplexing even to its own members. Written by expert insiders, How Parliament Works is a straightforward and readable analysis of one of the country's most complex - and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Character, Ethics and Economics

    British Debates on Empire, 1860-1914

    By Peter Cain

    This book is an examination of the concept of 'character' as a moral marker in the later 19th and early twentieth centuries. Its main purpose is to investigate how the 'character talk' that helped to shape elite Britons' sense of themselves was used at this time to convince audiences, both in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • God’s House at Ewelme

    Life, Devotion and Architecture in a Fifteenth-Century Almshouse

    By John Goodall

    Edited by Ian Hayward

    This title was first published in 2001. God’s House, at Ewelme, is an extraordinary survival from England’s late medieval past: a well documented and superbly preserved chantry foundation established in 1437 by William and Alice de la Pole, then Earl and Countess of Suffolk. As originally…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Stuart Court in Rome

    The Legacy of Exile

    Edited by Edward Corp

    Title first published in 2003. When the Stuarts left Britain after the 'Glorious Revolution' they established an important court in exile, first in France, then for most of the eighteenth century in Italy. Jacobites who could not hope to see their careers furthered at the Hanoverian court in London…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Patriarchal Structures and Ethnicity in the Italian Community in Britain

    By Azadeh Medaglia

    Title first published in 2001. Retracing the history of the Italian Diaspora community in Britain from the eighteenth century to today, this book examines the immigrants’ way of life, patterns of occupation, gender relations and modes of integration in the host country. It also explores the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reinventing Christianity

    Nineteenth-Century Contexts

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    This title was first published in 2001. 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Part One…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Henry Moore

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Jane Beckett, Fiona Russell

    This title was first published in 2003. For more than half a century, Henry Moore has enjoyed a privileged place as a pioneer of modern British sculpture. His work is familiar in public spaces worldwide. Celebrated for reconfiguring sculptural form, and hailed as a potent avant-garde artist, Moore…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Westminster Abbey

    The Cosmati Pavements

    By Lindy Grant, Richard Mortimer

    This title was first published in 2002. Westminster Abbey: The Cosmati pavements is the first in-depth examination of Westminster Abbey’s two beautiful and mysterious inlaid pavements. Who made them, and when? Why did the King and Abbot have them brought from Rome? Mostly made up of recycled stones…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art and its Discontents

    The Early Life of Adrian Stokes

    By Richard Read

    This title was first published in 2002. Adrian Stokes (1902-1972) wrote some of the most engaging and provocative art criticism of the twentieth century. He was a prolific author publishing books on the Renaissance, among them The Quattro Cento and Stones of Rimini (recently reissued), on ballet,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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