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  • Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350)

    Reality and Reflexivity

    By Péter Bokody

    The rebirth of realistic representation in Italy around 1300 led to the materialization of a pictorial language, which dominated Western art until 1900, and it dominates global visual culture even today. Paralleling the development of mimesis, self-reflexive pictorial tendencies emerged as well.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-09 

  • Interspecies Interactions

    Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells

    Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 

  • The Break with the Past

    Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism. These innovations continue to influence artistic practice, theory, and arts education today, thus making a comprehensive study of the relationship between individual war…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai, Translation and Commentary

    By Bernard S. Bachrach, David S. Bachrach, Michael Leese

    First commissioned by Bishop Gerard I of Cambrai (1012-1051) in 1023 or 1024, the Gesta episcoporum Cameracensium was the work of two authors, the second of whom completed the text shortly after the death of Bishop Gerard. The three books of the Gesta shed considerable light on the policies and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust

    History and memory

    Edited by Hana Kubátová, Jan Láníček

    Providing diverse insights into Jewish-Gentile relations in East Central Europe from the outbreak of the Second World War until the reestablishment of civic societies after the fall of Communism in the late 1980s, this volume brings together scholars from various disciplines – including history,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • History and Sociology in France

    From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School

    By Robert Leroux

    In the late 19th century and early part of the 20th, with the coming of age of sociology in France, the idea that there could be a “science” of history was the subject of much and varied debate. The methodological problems surrounding historical knowledge that were debated throughout this period…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Warfare, Loyalty and Rebellion

    The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Great Northern War, 1709–1717

    By Mindaugas Šapoka

    This book examines the politics of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania during the crucial period between the Russian tsar Peter the Great’s victory over Sweden at the battle of Poltava and the 1717 Silent Sejm, the Polish-Lithuanian parliament’s session which is traditionally seen as responsible for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History

    By Helen C Scott

    Shakespeare's Tempest attracted countless anti-colonial writers during the period of decolonization in Africa and the Caribbean, and continues to offer rich material for writers and directors interested in the intimate and varied connections between war and empire. In her forceful study, Helen…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • Propaganda, Persuasion and the Great War

    Heredity in the modern sale of products and political ideas

    By Pier Paolo Pedrini

    How to persuade citizens to enlist? How to convince them to fight in a war which was, for many, distant in terms of kilometres as well as interest? Modern persuasion techniques, both political and commercial, were used to motivate enlistment and financial support to build a factory of consensus.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Respectability as Moral Map and Public Discourse in the Nineteenth Century

    By Woodruff D. Smith

    Despite the fact that respectability is universally recognized as a feature of nineteenth-century society, it has seldom been studied as a subject in itself. In this path-breaking book, Woodruff D. Smith interprets respectability as a highly significant cultural phenomenon, incorporating both a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Church and Censorship in Eighteenth-Century Italy

    Governing Reading in the Age of Enlightenment

    By Patrizia Delpiano

    Dealing with the issue of ecclesiastical censorship and control over reading and readers, this study challenges the traditional view that during the eighteenth century the Catholic Church in Italy underwent an inexorable decline. It reconstructs the strategies used by the ecclesiastical leadership…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Central and South-Eastern Europe 2018

    18th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and socio-political developments. General Survey    New and revised essays by acknowledged experts in the region cover a variety of topical issues. In addition, appendices…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

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