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  • Curating the Future

    Museums, Communities and Climate Change

    Edited by Jennifer Newell, Libby Robin, Kirsten Wehner

    Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change explores the way museums tackle the broad global issue of climate change. It explores the power of real objects and collections to stir hearts and minds, to engage communities affected by change. Museums work through exhibitions, events,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction

    By Leila Silvana May

    Why were the Victorians more fascinated with secrecy than people of other periods? What is the function of secrets in Victorian fiction and in the society depicted, how does it differ from that of other periods, and how did readers of Victorian fiction respond to the secrecy they encountered? These…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction

    By Patrick Mason

    What is Mormonism?: A Student’s Introduction answers its title’s question with an easy-to-read but rigorous and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. The short and lively book covers Mormonism‘s history, core beliefs, rituals and devotional practices, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 

  • Gregor Strasser and the Rise of Nazism (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    By Peter D. Stachura

    The most influential and substantial leader, after Hitler, in the pre-1933 National Socialist Party was Gregor Strasser. This book (originally published in 1983) is a comprehensive and scholarly assessment of Strasser’s significant and ultimately tragic career, based largely on previously…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

  • Beyond the Iron House

    Lu Xun and the Modern Chinese Literary Field

    By Saiyin Sun

    Beyond the Iron House is a critical study of a crucial period of life and work of the modern Chinese writer Lu Xun. Through thorough research into historical materials and archives, the author demonstrates that Lu Xun was recognized in the literary field much later than has hitherto been argued.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    China Perspectives

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy in America

    The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy

    By Jonathan Sadowsky

    While most previous histories of ECT have been highly polemical, taking clear sides in the controversy, this book instead seeks to provide an explanation of why ECT has been so controversial. Contextualizing the controversies about ECT, instead of simply engaging in them, makes the history of ECT…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Work of History

    Hayden White and the Politics of Narrative Construction

    By Kalle Pihlainen

    Since the appearance of his seminal work Metahistory in 1973, Hayden White's thought has been central to the field of historical theory and hence, at least ostensibly, also to history. Despite the radical theoretical change marked by that book and White's subsequent work, the history theory debate…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • A History of Management Accounting

    The British Experience

    By Richard Edwards, Trevor Boyns

    There is growing interest in the history of accounting amongst both accounting practitioners and accounting academics. This interest developed steadily from about 1970 and really ‘took off’ in the 1990s. However, there is a lack of texts dealing with major aspects of accounting history…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • The Routledge History of Disease

    By Mark Jackson

    The Routledge History of Disease draws on innovative scholarship in the history of medicine to explore the challenges involved in writing about health and disease throughout the past and across the globe, presenting a varied range of case studies and perspectives on the patterns, technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12 
    Routledge Histories

  • Civil Rights in Public Service

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11 

  • A Global History of Modern Historiography

    2nd Edition

    By Georg G Iggers, Q. Edward Wang, Supriya Mukherjee

    The first book on historiography to adopt a global and comparative perspective on the topic, A Global History of Modern Historiography looks not just at developments in the West but also at the other great historiographical traditions in Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere around the world over…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10 

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatting is currently a global phenomenon. A concomitant of economic development and social conflict, squatting attracts public attention because – implicitly or explicitly – it questions property relations from the perspective of the basic human need for shelter. So far neglected by historical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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