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  • Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • A History of Utilitarian Ethics

    Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, 1700-1875, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Hollander

    In this landmark volume, Samuel Hollander presents a fresh and compelling history of moral philosophy from Locke to John Stuart Mill, showing that a ‘moral sense’ can actually be considered compatible with utilitarianism. The book also explores the link between utilitarianism and distributive…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Bede and Time

    Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World, 1st Edition

    By Máirín MacCarron

    The Venerable Bede (c. 673–735) was the leading intellectual figure of the early Anglo-Saxon Church, and his extensive corpus of writings encompassed themes of exegesis, computus (dating of Easter and construction of calendars), history and hagiography. Rather than look at these works in isolation,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • Medieval Minds

    Mental Health in the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Graham

    Originally published in 1967 Medieval Minds looks at the Middle Ages as a period with changing attitudes towards mental health and its treatment. The book argues that it was a period that that bridged the ancient with the modern, ignorance with knowledge and superstition with science. The Middle…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Liberal Dilemma

    The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    This volume explores the response of liberals to rightwing attacks during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and early 1950s, establishing it as a defensive approach aimed at warding off efforts to conflate liberalism with communism, but not at striking back at the opposing ideology of conservatism…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin

    The Collective Unconscious of Catholic and Orthodox Countries, 1st Edition

    By Mino Vianello

    In The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin, Mino Vianello combines the history of Europe and of the ancient and modern Christian churches to argue that the social, political and cultural mentality of Catholic and Orthodox countries can be explored in terms of Jung’s concept of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven A Walton

    This volume brings together a series of papers at Kalamazoo as well as some contributed papers inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Lynn White Jr.’s, Medieval Technology and Social Change (1962), a slim study which catalyzed the study of technology in the Middle Ages in the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Circles of the Russian Revolution

    Internal and International Consequences of the Year 1917 in Russia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łukasz Adamski, Bartłomiej Gajos

    This volume provides the English-speaking reader with little-known perspectives of Central and Eastern European historians on the topic of the Russian Revolution. Whereas research into the Soviet Union’s history has flourished at Western universities, the contribution of Central and Eastern…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Cultural History in France

    Local Debates, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyne Cohen, Anaïs Fléchet, Pascale Gœtschel, Laurent Martin, Pascal Ory

    This volume, which gathers contributions presented at the annual conferences of l'Association pour le développement de l'histoire culturelle (ADHC), questions the subjects and boundaries of cultural history in France – with regard to neighboring approaches such as cultural studies, media studies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Studies for the International Society for Cultural History

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