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  • Conservative and Radical Perspectives on Psychoanalytic Knowledge

    The Fascinated and the Disenchanted

    By Aner Govrin

    Psychoanalysis flourishes in the development of its theories and has become an enriched and multifaceted discipline, now enjoying a particularly exciting period of intellectual and clinical resurgence due to the development of various novel theories about the human mind. In Conservative and Radical…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • History, Ethics, and the Recognition of the Other

    A Levinasian View on the Writing of History

    By Anton Froeyman

    This book introduces a new way of looking at the writing of history. Rather than as the production of knowledge or the telling of stories, it sees writing history as an ethical, existential and emotional engagement with the people from the past. The conceptual and philosophical basis for this view…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Medieval Islamic Historiography

    Remembering Rebellion

    By Heather N. Keaney

    This book is a comparative analysis of the medieval Sunni historiography of the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan and the revolt against him. By comparing treatments of Uthman in pietistic literature and universal chronicles, the work traces the gradual silencing of more critical accounts in favor of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Race, Science, and the Nation

    Reconstructing the Ancient Past in Britain, France and Germany

    By Chris Manias

    Across the nineteenth century, scholars in Britain, France and the German lands sought to understand their earliest ancestors: the Germanic and Celtic tribes known from classical antiquity, and the newly discovered peoples of prehistory. New fields – philology, archeology and anthropology –…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Identity, Aesthetics, and Sound in the Fin de Siècle

    Redesigning Perception

    By Dariusz Gafijczuk

    This book is an analytic and historical portrait of the volatile decades at the beginning of the 20th century. Engaging with avant-garde art and thought, and concentrating on two of the most controversial and still culturally relevant personalities of Viennese modernism - Sigmund Freud and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Historians’ Autobiographies

    From Documentation to Intervention

    By Jaume Aurell

    E. H. Carr wrote, "study the historian before you begin to study the facts." This book approaches the life, work, ideas, debates, and the context of key 20th- and 21st-century historians through an analysis of their life writing projects viewed as historiographical sources. Merging literary…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • British Autobiography in the Seventeenth Century

    By Paul Delany

    Originally published in 1969. In the seventeenth century neither the literary genre nor the term ‘autobiography’ existed but we see in seventeenth-century literature many kinds of autobiographical writings, to which their authors gave such titles as ‘Journal of the Life of Me, Confessions, etc.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • Conservatism and Ideology

    Edited by Matthew Johnson, Mark Garnett, David M Walker

    Michael Oakshott described conservatism as a non-ideological preference for the familiar, tried, actual, limited, near, sufficient, convenient and present. Historically, conservatives have been associated with attempts to sustain social harmony between classes and groups within an organic,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Nothing

    On Sovereignty

    Edited by Clare Monagle, Dimitris Vardoulakis

    This book questions what sovereignty looks like when it is de-ontologised; when the nothingness at the heart of claims to sovereignty is unmasked and laid bare. Drawing on critical thinkers in political theology, such as Schmitt, Agamben, Nancy, Blanchot, Paulhan, The Politics of Nothing asks what…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    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 – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The History of Sexuality

    Edited by Anna Clark, Elizabeth Williams

    The history of sexuality has progressed from its earlier marginal status to a central place in historiography. Not only are its foci of research intriguing, but the field has initiated important theoretical advances for the discipline as a whole, especially through the work of Michel Foucault. …

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

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