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  • Knowledge and the Early Modern City

    A History of Entanglements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bert De Munck, Antonella Romano

    Knowledge and the Early Modern City uses case studies from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries to examine the relationships between knowledge and the city and how these changed in a period when the nature and conception of both was drastically transformed. Both knowledge formation and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Knowledge Societies in History

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • A History of Siena

    From Its Origins to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Bradley Franco

    A History of Siena provides a concise and up-to-date biography of the city, from its medieval development through to the present day, and makes Siena’s history, culture and traditions accessible to anyone studying or visiting the city. Well-informed by archival research and recent scholarship on…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Florence in the Early Modern World

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Scott Baker, Brian J. Maxson

    Florence in the Early Modern World offers new perspectives on this important city by exploring the broader global context of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, within which the experience of Florence remains unique. By exploring the city’s relationship to its close and distant neighbours, the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London

    Communities and Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Gary G Gibbs

    Five Parishes in Late Medieval and Tudor London presents linked microhistorical studies of five London parishes, using their own parish records to reconstruct their individual operations, religious practices, and societies. The parish was a foundational institution in Tudor London. Every…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?

    Essays on Art and Modernity, 1850-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hollis Clayson, André Dombrowski

    "Is Paris Still the Capital of the Nineteenth Century?" The question that guides this volume stems from Walter Benjamin's studies of nineteenth-century Parisian culture as the apex of capitalist aesthetics. Thirteen scholars test Benjamin's ideas about the centrality of Paris, formulated in the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge

  • The Greening of the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939, 1st Edition

    By Carole A. O'Reilly

    Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

    1st Edition

    By Martina Tanga

    Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists—namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco Summa, and Franco Vaccari—sought new spaces to create and exhibit art. Looking beyond the gallery, they generated sculptural, conceptual, and participatory interventions,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations

    Deep Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalliopi Fouseki, Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations introduces the concept of ‘deep cities’, a novel approach to the understanding and management of sustainable historic cities that will advance knowledge about how the long-term, temporal and transformative character of urban heritage can be better…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905

    1st Edition

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Place of the Social Margins, 1350-1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Spicer, Jane L. Stevens Crawshaw

    This interdisciplinary volume illuminates the shadowy history of the disadvantaged, sick and those who did not conform to the accepted norms of society. It explores how marginal identity was formed, perceived and represented in Britain and Europe during the medieval and early modern periods. It…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry, 1st Edition

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration focuses on such debates and experiences in Birmingham and Coventry as they recovered from Second World War bombings and post-war industrial collapse.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

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