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  • Madness in Cold War America

    By Alexander Dunst

    This book tells the story of how madness came to play a prominent part in America’s political and cultural debates. It argues that metaphors of madness rise to popularity amidst the domestic struggles of the early Cold War and become a pre-eminent way of understanding the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Philosophies of Multiculturalism

    Beyond Liberalism

    Edited by Luís Cordeiro-Rodrigues, Marko Simendic

    This edited collection offers a comparative approach to the topic of multiculturalism, including different authors with contrasting arguments from different philosophical traditions and ideologies. It puts together perspectives that have been largely neglected as valid normative ways to address the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    Studies for the International Society for Cultural History

  • People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Geographies of Disorientation

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of great relevance in the current era of globalization, provoking deep questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Dis-orientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship with space,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Self-Governing Socialism

    A Reader

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Oriental Essays (1960)

    Portraits of Seven Scholars

    By A. J. Arberry

    First published in 1960, this work describes the lives and labours of six great scholars - Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E. W. Lane, E. H. Palmer, E.G. Browne and R. A Nicholson. These men were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples and cultures of Europe and Asia. To these…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • Gender and the Representation of Evil

    Edited by Lynne Fallwell, Keira V. Williams

    This edited collection examines gendered representations of "evil" in history, the arts, and literature. Scholars often explore the relationships between gender, sex, and violence through theories of inequality, violence against women, and female victimization, but what happens when women are the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • The Work of History

    Hayden White and the Politics of Narrative Construction

    By Kalle Pihlainen

    Since the appearance of his seminal work Metahistory in 1973, Hayden White's thought has been central to the field of historical theory and hence, at least ostensibly, also to history. Despite the radical theoretical change marked by that book and White's subsequent work, the history theory debate…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Medicine, Natural Philosophy and Religion in Post-Reformation Scandinavia

    Edited by Ole Grell

    The close relationship between religion, medicine and natural philosophy in the post-reformation period has been documented and explored in a body of research since the 1990s, however the direct and continued impact of Melanchthonian natural philosophy within the individual Lutheran principalities…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Evolution, Human Behaviour and Morality

    The Legacy of Westermarck

    Edited by Olli Lagerspetz, Jan Antfolk, Ylva Gustafsson, Camilla Kronqvist

    This book highlights the recent re-emergence of Edward Westermarck's work in modern approaches to morality and altruism, examining his importance as one of the founding fathers of anthropology and as a moral relativist, who identified our moral feelings with biologically-evolved retributive…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Method in the Social Sciences

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