Social & Cultural History Products

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • The History of Opposition to Blood Sports in Twentieth Century England

    Hunting at Bay

    By Michael Tichelar

    An inter-disciplinary social history, this book examines the major pressures and influences that brought about the remarkable growth of opposition to hunting in twentieth century England. With public opinion consistently deciding from the middle of the century onward that hunting mammals for sport…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Pioneering African-American Women in the Advertising Business

    Biographies of MAD Black WOMEN

    By Judy Foster Davis

    Much has been written about the men and women who shaped the field of advertising, some of whom became legends in the industry. However, the contributions of African-American women to the advertising business have largely been omitted from these accounts. Yet, evidence reveals some trailblazing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Marketing

  • British Cultural Identities

    5th Edition

    Edited by Mike Storry, Peter Childs

    British Cultural Identities assesses the degree to which being British impinges on the identity of the many people who live in Britain, analysing contemporary British identity through the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

    "Search All About It!"

    By Paul Gooding

    In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Connecting Worlds and People

    Early Modern Diasporas

    Edited 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 – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Bodies of Evidence

    Ancient Anatomical Votives Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Jane Draycott, Emma-Jayne Graham

    Dedicating objects to the divine was a central component of both Greek and Roman religion. Some of the most conspicuous offerings were shaped like parts of the internal or external human body: so-called ‘anatomical votives’. These archaeological artefacts capture the modern imagination, recalling…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • Times of Creative Destruction

    Shaping Buildings and Cities in the late C20th

    By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre

    Times of Creative Destruction is about the years that followed the end of WWII, one of the most seminal and dramatic epochs in human history, during which extraordinary star-buildings were born, cities exploded, and an unprecedented world of a ‘Third Ecology’ emerged. Never before was there such a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Transforming the Countryside

    The Electrification of Rural Britain

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Jeremy Burchardt, Karen Sayer

    It is now almost impossible to conceive of life in western Europe, either in the towns or the countryside, without a reliable mains electricity supply. By 1938, two-thirds of rural dwellings had been connected to a centrally-generated supply, but the majority of farms in Britain were not linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Rural Worlds: Economic, Social and Cultural Histories of Agricultures and Rural Societies

  • Peasants and Soldiers

    The Management of the Venetian Military Structure in the Mainland Dominion Between the 16th and 17th Centuries

    By Giulio Ongaro

    Early-modern Venice is predominantly remembered as a maritime power, yet historians have become increasingly interested in its political and military aspirations within the Italian mainland. Adding to the growing literature on this subject, Giulio Ongaro’s book addresses the practical management of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy in America

    The Anatomy of a Medical Controversy

    By Jonathan Sadowsky

    Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idealized. Some detractors consider its very use to be a human rights violation, while some promoters depict it as a miracle, the "penicillin of psychiatry." This book traces the American history of one of the most controversial procedures in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

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