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  • Adam in Seventeenth Century Political Writing in England and New England

    By Julia Ipgrave

    Designed to contribute to a greater understanding of the religious foundations of seventeenth century political writing, this study offers a detailed exploration of the significance of the figure and story of Adam at that time. The book investigates seventeenth-century writings from England and New…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 

  • A History of English Philanthropy

    From the Dissolution of the Monasteries to the Taking of the First Census

    By B. Kirkman Gray

    First published in 1905, this book charts the history of English philanthropy from the Elizabethan period through to the nineteenth century. In doing so, Benjamin Kirkman Gray posed some important questions about modern philanthropy, and reflected on the meaning and worth of philanthropy. Through…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • Churchmen and the Condition of England 1832-1885

    A study in the development of social ideas and practice from the Old Regime to the Modern State

    By G Kitson Clark

    First published in 1973, this work demonstrates how the English churchmen of the nineteenth century moved from a firmly entrenched position in the old social hierarchy to a less definable and insecure position under the rule of the collectivist State run by a professional workforce. Dr Kitson…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • The Archeology of the New Testament

    The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles

    By Jack Finegan

    This book provides an introduction to the Mediterranean world in which the early Christian apostles moved. Drawing on the geographic setting and available archaeological materials to create a sense of the contemporary environment, the book traces the 15,000 mile travels of Paul, whose world was…

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

  • Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years…

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

  • Routledge Revivals: John Phillips and the Business of Victorian Science (2005)

    By Jack Morrell

    First published in 2005, this book represents the first full length biography of John Phillips, one of the most remarkable and important scientists of the Victorian period. Adopting a broad chronological approach, this book not only traces the development of Phillips’ career but clarifies and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 

  • The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism

    By Marjon Ames

    Intensely persecuted during the English Interregnum, early Quakers left a detailed record of the suffering they endured for their faith. Margaret Fell, Letters, and the Making of Quakerism is the first book to connect the suffering experience with the communication network that drew the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Translating the Relics of St James

    From Jerusalem to Compostela

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    Analysing the narration of the "translatio" of the body of Saint James from Palestine to Santiago de Compostela and its impact on the historical construction of Jacobean pilgrimages, this book presents an interdisciplinary approach to the two cities at the centre of the legend, Jerusalem and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Compostela International Studies in Pilgrimage History and Culture

  • Connecting Worlds and People

    Early Modern Diasporas as Translocal Societies

    By Dagmar Freist, Susanne Lachenicht

    In recent decades historians have emphasised just how dynamic and varied early modern Europe was. Previously held notions of monolithic and static societies, have now been replaced with a model in which new ideas, different cultures and communities jostle for attention and influence. Building upon…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 

  • What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction

    By Patrick Mason

    What is Mormonism?: A Student’s Introduction answers its title’s question with an easy-to-read but rigorous and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. The short and lively book covers Mormonism‘s history, core beliefs, rituals and devotional practices, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 

  • 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 
    The History of Medicine in Context

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