Social & Cultural History Products

  • Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Global 1920s

    Politics, Economics and Society

    By Richard Carr, Bradley W. Hart

    The 1920s is often recognised as a decade of fascism, flappers and film. Covering the political, economic and social developments of the 1920s throughout the world, The Global 1920s takes an international and cross-cultural perspective on the critical changes and conditions that prevailed from…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04 
    Decades in Global History

  • Queen Victoria

    By Paula Bartley

    Paula Bartley’s Queen Victoria examines Victorian Britain from the perspective of the Queen. Victoria’s personal and political actions are discussed in relation to contemporary shifts in Britain’s society, politics and culture, examining to what extent they did – or did not – influence events…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • William Marshal

    3rd Edition

    By David Crouch

    David Crouch’s William Marshal, now in its third edition, depicts this intriguing medieval figure as a ruthless opportunist, astute courtier, manipulative politician and a brutal but efficient soldier. Born the fourth son of a minor baron, he ended his days as Earl of Pembroke and Regent of England…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 

  • Social Thought in England, 1480-1730

    From Body Social to Worldly Wealth

    By A.L. Beier

    Authorities ranging from philosophers to politicians nowadays question the existence of concepts of society, whether in the present or the past. This book argues that social concepts most definitely existed in late medieval and early modern England, laying the foundations for modern models of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Fight Against Cancer

    France 1890-1940

    By Patrice Pinell

    Between the two World Wars an illness that mainly affects adults over fifty years old became so prominent that it superseded both tuberculosis and syphilis in importance.As Patrice Pinell shows, the effect of cancer in France before World War Two reached far beyond the question of its mortality…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Select Statutes, Documents and Reports Relating to British Banking, 1832-1928

    Edited by Theodore Gregory

    First Published in 1964. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • The Ethiopian Jewish Exodus

    Narratives of the Journey

    By Gadi BenEzer

    Between 1977 and 1985, some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their homes in Ethiopia and - motivated by an ancient dream of returning to the land of their ancestors, 'Yerussalem' - embarked on a secret and highly traumatic exodus to Israel. Due to various political circumstances they had to leave their…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Europe

    A Nietzschen Perspective

    By Stefan Elbe

    There has been a deliberative, but as yet unsuccessful, attempt by scholars and policy makers to articulate a more meaningful idea of Europe, which would enhance the legitimacy of the European Union and provide the basis for a European identity. Using a detailed analysis of the writings of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual Reconsidered

    A Retrospective

    Edited by Jerry G. Watts

    Thirty-five years after its initial publication, Harold Cruse's "The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual," remains a foundational work in Afro-American Studies and American Cultural Studies. Published during a highly contentious moment in Afro-American political life, "The Crisis of the Negro…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence

    Historical GIS and the Early Modern City

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra, Colin Rose

    Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence explores the potential of digital mapping or Historical GIS as a research and teaching tool to enable researchers and students to uncover the spatial, kinetic and sensory dimensions of the early modern city. The exploration focuses on new digital…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge Research in Digital Humanities

  • Consuming History

    Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jerome de Groot

    Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

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