Intellectual History Products

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    From the inception of the discipline in the 19th century, great ideas have always inspired and guided anthropologists when conducting their research amongst people all over the world. Such great ideas are born from the social and political contexts of their creators, and the challenge for scholars…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political…

    Hardback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography

    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 – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Fascism and the Masses

    The Revolt Against the Last Humans, 1848-1945

    By Ishay Landa

    Highlighting the "mass" nature of interwar European fascism has long become commonplace. Throughout the years, numerous critics have construed fascism as a phenomenon of mass society, perhaps the ultimate expression of mass politics. This study deconstructs this long-standing perception. It argues…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Henry James, Consciousness, and the Evolution of the Novel

    By Peter Rawlings

    Positioning Henry James within his transatlantic and pan-European contexts, Peter Rawlings relocates James and the New Criticism's ideology of organicism in biology rather than in aesthetics. Rawlings argues that the novel as a genre anchored in the representation of character emerged from…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Pragmatism and the European Traditions

    Encounters with Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology before the Great Divide

    Edited by Maria Baghramian, Sarin Marchetti

    The turn of the twentieth century witnessed the birth of two distinct philosophical schools in Europe: analytic philosophy and phenomenology. The history of 20th-century philosophy is often written as an account of the development of one or both of these schools, as well as their overt or covert…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Discourse of Exile in Early Modern English Literature

    By J. Seth Lee

    This volume examines the literary works of English exiles seeking to navigate what Edward Said calls "the perilous territory of not-belonging." The study opens by asking, "How did exile impact the way an early modern writer defined and constructed their personal and national identity?" In seeking…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume I

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Marković, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader: Volume II

    Edited by Branko Horvat, Mihailo Marković, Rudi Supek

    First published in 1975, this set of two volumes edited by three distinguished scholars – an economist, a sociologist and a philosopher - assembles seminal articles, book extracts and documents from some twenty countries to trace the theory and practice of self-governing socialism from the early…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

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