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  • The Minoan Body

    A Somatic Approach to Social, Economic and Political Change in Bronze Age Crete, 1st Edition

    By Anna Simandiraki-Grimshaw

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on the Practice of Physics

    James Clerk Maxwell’s Methodological Odyssey in Electromagnetism, 1st Edition

    By Giora Hon, Bernard R Goldstein

    This monograph examines James Clerk Maxwell’s contributions to electromagnetism to gain insight into the practice of science by focusing on scientific methodology as applied by scientists. First and foremost, this study is concerned with practices that are reflected in scientific texts and the ways…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Faith, Medical Alchemy and Natural Philosophy

    Johann Moriaen, Reformed Intelligencer and the Hartlib Circle, 1st Edition

    By John T. Young

    Published in 1998, this is a fundamental re-assessment of the world-view of the alchemists, natural philosophers and intelligencers of the mid 17th century. Based almost entirely upon the extensive and hitherto little-researched manuscript archive of Samuel Hartlib, it charts and contextualises the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Romantic Science and the Experience of Self

    Transatlantic Crosscurrents from William James to Oliver Sacks, 1st Edition

    By Martin Halliwell

    First published in 1999, this volume follows the work of five influential figures in twentieth-century transatlantic intellectual history. The work forms the basis for this engaging interdisciplinary study of romantic science. In this book, Martin Halliwell constructs a tradition of romantic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Dalton, 1766–1844

    A Bibliography of Works By and About Him, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.L. Smyth

    First published in 1997, this second edition of this bibliography contains more than half as many entries again as the original selection of 1966. New sections include an annotated list of surviving apparatus and personal effects, an index of letters and printed extracts of letters, and a current…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (1999)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Trodd, Paul Barlow, David Amigoni

    Originally published in 1999, Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque is the first fully interdisciplinary study of the subject and examines a wide range of sources and materials to provide new readings between ‘style’ and ‘concept’. The book provides an original analysis of key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Literature, Science and Religion in Constantijn Huygens’ Ooghentroost

    1st Edition

    By Lise Gosseye

    Using a canonical work of Dutch literature, Ooghentroost (Consolation for the eyes), as a focal point, this book examines the development of literature as a specific discursive domain during the early modern period. It traces how literature begins to be set apart from the scientific and religious…

    Hardback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth

    Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy, 1st Edition

    By Michael Rand Hoare

    In the 1730s two expeditions set out from Paris on extraordinary journeys; the first was destined for the equatorial region of Peru, the second headed north towards the Arctic Circle. Although the eighteenth century witnessed numerous such adventures, these expeditions were different. Rather than…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine (2006)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Glick, Steven J. Livesey, Faith Wallis

    First published in 2005, this encyclopedia demonstrates that the millennium from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance was a period of great intellectual and practical achievement and innovation. In Europe, the Islamic world, South and East Asia, and the Americas, individuals built on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islamic Civilization (2006)

    An Encyclopedia - Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josef Meri

    Islamic civilization flourished in the Middle Ages across a vast geographical area that spans today's Middle and Near East. First published in 2006, Medieval Islamic Civilization examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the 7th and 16th centuries. This…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islamic Civilization (2006)

    An Encyclopedia - Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josef Meri

    Islamic civilization flourished in the Middle Ages across a vast geographical area that spans today's Middle and Near East. First published in 2006, Medieval Islamic Civilization examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the 7th and 16th centuries. This…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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