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  • Sport, War and the British

    1850 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Peter Donaldson

    Spanning the colonial campaigns of the Victorian age to the War on Terror after 9/11, this study explores the role sport was perceived to have played in the lives and work of military personnel, and examines how sporting language and imagery were deployed to shape and reconfigure civilian society’s…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Education for Democracy in England in World War II

    1st Edition

    By Hsiao-Yuh Ku

    Education for Democracy in England in World War II examines the educational discourse and involvement in wartime educational reforms of five important figures, Fred Clarke, R. H. Tawney, Shena Simon, H. C. Dent, and Ernest Simon. These figures campaigned for educational reforms through their books,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Transitional Justice and the ‘Disappeared’ of Northern Ireland

    Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Dempster

    This book employs a transitional justice lens to address the ‘disappearances’ that occurred during the Northern Ireland conflict – or ‘Troubles’ – and the post-conflict response to these ‘disappearances.’ Despite an extensive literature around ‘dealing with the past’ in Northern Ireland, as well as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Samuel Palmer Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Sam Smiles

    Edited by Simon Shaw-Miller

    Varied and deliberately diverse, this group of essays provides a reassessment of the life and work of the popular nineteenth-century artist Samuel Palmer. While scholarly publications have been published recently which reassess Palmer's achievement, those works primarily consider the artist in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Cambridge Theology in the Nineteenth Century

    Enquiry, Controversy and Truth, 1st Edition

    By David M. Thompson

    Many books have been written about nineteenth-century Oxford theology, but what was happening in Cambridge? This book provides the first continuous account of what might be called 'the Cambridge theological tradition', by discussing its leading figures from Richard Watson and William Paley, through…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Last Poems of D.H. Lawrence

    Shaping a Late Style, 1st Edition

    By Bethan Jones

    In the first book to take D. H. Lawrence's Last Poems as its starting point, Bethan Jones adopts a broadly intertextual approach to explore key aspects of Lawrence's late style. The evolution and meaning of the poems are considered in relation to Lawrence's prose works of this period, including…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Walsingham in Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Janes, Gary Waller

    Walsingham was medieval England's most important shrine to the Virgin Mary and a popular pilgrimage site. Following its modern revival it is also well known today. For nearly a thousand years, it has been the subject of, or referred to in, music, poetry and novels (by for instance Langland, Erasmus…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Edith Snook

    A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Calcutta in Colonial Transition

    1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    This book brings home the story of how three clustered villages grew into a primate city, in which a garrison town, a port city and the capital of an empire merged into one entity—Calcutta. This and its companion volume Birth of a Colonial City examine the geopolitical factors that were significant…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge India

  • Birth of a Colonial City

    Calcutta, 1st Edition

    By Ranjit Sen

    Long before Calcutta was ‘discovered’ by Job Charnock, it thrived by the Hugli since times immemorial. This book, and its companion Colonial Calcutta, is a biographical account of the when, the how and the what of a global city and its emergence under colonial rule in the 1800s. Ranjit Sen traces…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge India

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