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  • The World Inside Out

    Emotions and the Body in the French Wars of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Luc Racaut

    The World Inside Out explores how the traumatic events of the French wars of religion transformed ideas about the body and emotions. This book includes analysis of extraordinary bodies, the connection between the body and the sacred, through forensic explorations of saints’ bodies, and emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Lost Literature of Medieval England

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1952 The Lost Literature of Medieval England provides an account of lost masterpieces of medieval English literature. The book examines the evidence for their existence and pieces together a fuller understanding of the literary traditions of the period. In more specific…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Early Middle English Literature

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1939, Early Middle English Literature is a comprehensive overview of various aspects of early Middle English literature. The book examines authorship and provenance and the effect this had upon the literature of the period. This text examines literature from the period of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Church in Early Irish Society

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Hughes

    Originally published in 1966, The Church in Early Irish Society traces the history of the church right up until the twelfth century. It gives an account of the problems which arose when the organization of the Christian church, imported from the urban bureaucracy of the Roman Empire, had to be…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Writer as Liar

    Narrative Technique in the Decameron, 1st Edition

    By Guido Almansi

    Originally published in 1975, The Writer as Liar examines the literary game of falsehood as it is portrayed in the Decameron. The book examines how Boccaccio’s collection of tales has a ‘frame’ story, its own built-in key to the art of story-telling, its internal logic of truth and falsehood, as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Margery Kempe

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra J. McEntire

    Originally published in 1992, Margery Kempe looks at one of the most appealing mystics and pilgrims of 15th-century England. The book looks at Margery Kempe, and her book The Book of Margery Kempe, thought to be the first vernacular autobiography in medieval Britain. Original essays in the book…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way, 1st Edition

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Chilton

    In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the Western world rapidly and unexpectedly collapsed. "Christendom", marked by the dominance of discursive Christianity in public culture, and "Greater Britain", the powerful sentimental and strategic union of Britain and its settler societies, disappeared…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • The Captive Monk

    Slavery and Asceticism in Early Syrian Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Chris L. de Wet

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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