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  • In The Shadows of Glories Past

    Jihad for Modern Science in Muslim Societies, 1850 to The Arab Spring, 1st Edition

    By John W. Livingston

    The title of this volume implies two things: the greatness of the scientific tradition that Muslims had lost, and the power of the West, in whose threatening shadow reformers now labored to modernize in order to defend themselves against those very powers they were taking as models. Copernicus and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge

  • Critical Geographies of Cycling

    History, Political Economy and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Glen Norcliffe

    Examining cycling from a range of geographical perspectives, this book uses historical and contemporary case studies to look at the history, politics, economy and culture of cycling. Pursuing a post-structural position in viewing understandings of the bicycle as contingent upon time and place,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Transport and Society

  • Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration

    1st Edition

    By Fraser MacDonald, Charles W.J. Withers

    Focusing on aspects of the functioning of technology, and by looking at instruments and at instrumental performance, this book addresses the epistemological questions arising from examining the technological bases to geographical exploration and knowledge claims. Questions of geography and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Global Knowledge

    Exhibition, Encounter and Exchange in an Age of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Diarmid A. Finnegan, Jonathan Jeffrey Wright

    ’Global’ knowledge was constructed, communicated and contested during the long nineteenth century in numerous ways and places. This book focuses on the life-geographies, material practices and varied contributions to knowledge, be they medical or botanical, cartographic or cultural, of actors whose…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral

    Tracing Relationships between Medieval Concepts of Order and Built Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Temple, John Shannon Hendrix, Christian Frost

    Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral is an in-depth investigation of Grosseteste’s relationship to the medieval cathedral at Lincoln and the surrounding city. This book will contribute to the understanding of Gothic architecture in early thirteenth century England - most specifically,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture

    On the Threshold of German Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Marsha Morton

    The Wilhelmine Empire’s opening decades (1870s - 1880s) were crucial transitional years in the development of German modernism, both politically and culturally. Here Marsha Morton argues that no artist represented the shift from tradition to unsettling innovation more compellingly than Max Klinger.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Two Volume Set: In the Shadows of Glories Past and The Rise of Science in Islam and the West

    1st Edition

    By John W. Livingston

    This is a study of science in Muslim society. The first volume starts at the rise of science in the eighth century and explores the efforts of nineteenth century Muslim thinkers and reformers to regain the lost ethos that had given birth to the rich scientific heritage of earlier Muslim…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge

  • Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. By attending to a range of different sites such as the zoo, the laboratory, the farm and the animal shelter, to name a few, the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography

    1st Edition

    By Cornelius Borck

    In the history of brain research, the prospect of visualizing brain processes has continually awakened great expectations. In this study, Cornelius Borck focuses on a recording technique developed by the German physiologist Hans Berger to register electric brain currents; a technique that was…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The Routledge Companion to Spatial History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Gregory, Don DeBats, Don Lafreniere

    The Routledge Companion to Spatial History explores the full range of ways in which GIS can be used to study the past, considering key questions such as what types of new knowledge can be developed solely as a consequence of using GIS and how effective GIS can be for different types of research.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Ibn al-Haytham's Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3, provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. The present text is complemented by two preceding…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Development of Russian Environmental Thought

    Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Oldfield, Denis J B Shaw

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the very rich thinking about environmental issues which has grown up in Russia since the nineteenth century, a body of knowledge and thought which is not well known to Western scholars and environmentalists.  It shows how in the late nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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