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  • Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance

    By Ronald G. Musto

    Why has the history of the Angevin kingdom of Naples, the richest and largest Italian political entity in the late Middle Ages, received so little attention in the Anglophone world? To help answer this question, this book analyzes the historiography of the south of Italy (the Mezzogiorno) in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • 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

  • Pursuing the Unity of Science

    Ideology and Scientific Practice from the Great War to the Cold War

    Edited by Harmke Kamminga, Geert Somsen

    From 1918 to the late 1940s, a host of influential scientists and intellectuals in Europe and North America were engaged in a number of far-reaching unity of science projects. In this period of deep social and political divisions, scientists collaborated to unify sciences across disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Routledge Revivals: Zamenhof (1960)

    Creator of Esperanto

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1960, this book details the life of Ludovic Zamenhof, the creator of Esperanto, which is the most successful constructed language in the world. Boulton’s work portrays Zamenhof as a figurehead for peace, his life and work remaining morally, intellectually, and psychologically…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform celebrated its 150th Anniversary, an organization that has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions

    By Michael Segre

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Enlightenment and Political Fiction

    The Everyday Intellectual

    By Cecilia Miller

    The easy accessibility of political fiction in the long eighteenth century made it possible for any reader or listener to enter into the intellectual debates of the time, as much of the core of modern political and economic theory was to be found first in the fiction, not the theory, of this age.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Hippocratic Oratory

    The Poetics of Early Greek Medical Prose

    By James Cross

    James Cross is a Tutor in Classical Civilisation at University College London. He completed his PhD in Classics at King’s College London. His research focuses on connections between ancient medicine and literature.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • The Legacy of Thomas Paine in the Transatlantic World

    Edited by Sam Edwards, Marcus Morris

    As early as 1892, Moncure Conway, the author of the first scholarly Paine biography, noted that whilst Paine’s life up to 1809 was certainly fascinating, his subsequent life – that is, his afterlife – was even more thrilling. Vilified by Theodore Roosevelt as a "filthy little atheist," yet employed…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

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