Intellectual History Products

  • Researching China in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Ngeow Chow-Bing

    China’s rise today is one of the most consequential geopolitical events in the 21st century. Studying and understanding China has become strategically important for many countries. China itself is also attempting to influence the overseas studies of China by establishing Confucius Institutes,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy

    Edited by Alberto Vanzo, Peter R. Anstey

    Experimental philosophy was an exciting and extraordinarily successful development in the study of nature in the seventeenth century. Yet experimental philosophy was not without its critics and was far from the only natural philosophical method on the scene. In particular, experimental philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    In this edited volume, an interdisciplinary group of scholars examines the Renaissance of letter-writing in the Italian peninsula, where humanists like Barbaro were among the first to perceive and articulate the power of letters. Most importantly, the volume is a collective reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Utopia and Dissent in West Germany

    Recasting the Politics of Everyday Life from the Zero Hour to 1968

    By Mia Lee

    Was there really a zero hour for art in West Germany in 1945 - marking a new beginning or clean slate? The effects of the National Socialist assault on "degenerate art" and avant-garde movements persisted well into the 1950s, and it took the concerted effort of Allied occupational forces, local art…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Crimes against History

    By Antoon De Baets

    Crimes against History takes a global approach to the extreme forms of censorship to which history and historians have been subjected through the ages. The book opens by considering the varieties of censorship, from suppression, dismissal, and defamation to persecution and murder. Part 1, Kill…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16 
    Routledge

  • Edwards on God

    By Sebastian Rehnman

    Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is widely regarded as America's most important and original philosophical theologian. Edwards on God presents an historically informed and philosophically rigorous account of his philosophical arguments about God. Sebastian Rehnman takes account of not only Edwards's…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in the History of Philosophical Theology

  • The Paranormal

    Research and the Quest for Meaning

    By Eric Carlton

    This title was first published in 2000:  A manifestation of mass hysteria, a compensation for physical or emotional deprivation, or an alternative to religion? What is the function of the paranormal in society? This question and its many possible answers are the subject of this scholarly study…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Darwinism in the French Ideological Novel

    By Louise Lyle

    Examining French ideological novels, Louise Lyle charts the development and motivation of French hostility towards social Darwinism during the fin de siècle. Lyle argues that the antagonism of authors from diverse literary schools was a consequence of and a response to historically specific…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Imaginary Friendship in the American Revolution

    John Adams and Jonathan Sewall

    By Colin Nicolson, Owen Dudley Edwards

    Imaginary Friendship is the first in-depth study of the onset of the American Revolution through the prism of friendship, focusing on future US president John Adams and leading Loyalist Jonathan Sewall. The book is part biography, revealing how they shaped each other’s progress, and part political…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Early America

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    By Sophie Page, Catherine Rider

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic brings together the work of scholars from across Europe and North America to provide extensive insights into recent developments in the study of medieval magic between c.1100 and c.1500. This book covers a wide range of topics, including the magical texts…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Catholic Church and Liberal Democracy

    By Bernt Torvild Oftestad

    The Roman Catholic Church's critical stance towards liberalism and democracy following the French Revolution and through the nineteenth century was often entrenched, but the Second Vatican Council of the 1960s saw a shift in the Church's attitude towards democracy. In recent years, a conflict has…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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