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  • Women and Politics

    A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality

    By Barbara Burrell

    Women and Politics: A Quest for Political Equality in an Age of Economic Inequality describes the many ways in which women in the United States have used their voices in the political process. The book is about the involvement of women as individuals and about their group efforts to achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • Consumption and Everyday Life

    2nd edition

    By Mark Paterson

    With an emphasis on everyday life, this respected text offers a lively and perceptive account of the key theories and ideas which dominate the field of consumption and consumer culture. Engaging case examples describe forms of consumption familiar to the student, provide some historical context,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Routledge Companion to Imaginary Worlds

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media including literature, television, film, and games. From the Star Trek universe, Thomas More’s classic Utopia, and J. R. R. Tolkien’s Arda, to elaborate, user-created…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Iraq War in Documentary Film

    By Monica Michlin

    This book is the first comprehensive study of documentary film on the Iraq War. In a series of close readings of some thirty American and European works, it analyzes how documentaries on the run-up, unfolding, and aftermath of the war have adopted different points of view and aesthetics in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Folk Music of Britain – and Beyond

    By Frank Howes

    Originally published in 1969. Until the latter half of the nineteenth century, it was thought that England, alone among the European countries, and unlike Scotland and Ireland where collections of ballads and songs had already been published as early as the eighteenth century, had no important…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Grey Funnel Lines

    Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970

    By Cyril Tawney

    Originally published in 1987. In this book we find songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship’s routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot’s shore-going adventures, both amorous and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Song and Democratic Culture in Britain

    An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements

    By Ian Watson

    Originally published in 1983. Song has always been a natural way to record everyday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song combining several approaches to the subject. It is a history of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Anglo-American Ballad

    A Folklore Casebook

    By Dianne Dugaw

    Originally published in 1995. This book’s collection of key essays presents a coherent overview of touchstone statements and issues in the study of Anglo-American popular ballad traditions and suggests ways this panoramic view affords us a look at Euro-American scholarship’s questions, concerns and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Chime Child

    or Somerset Singers Being An Account of Some of Them and Their Songs Collected Over Sixty Years

    By Ruth L. Tongue

    Originally published in 1968. The author, a well-known contemporary and friend of folklorist Katharine M. Briggs, collected a tremendous store of folk music material over many years and eventually decided to put some of it on permanent record. This book comprises a cross-section of rescued melodies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Fellowship of Song

    Popular Singing Traditions in East Suffolk

    By Ginette Dunn

    Originally published in 1980. Song is perhaps the strongest form of traditional culture. Its vigour and energy represent the power of the community from which it springs. This book focuses on traditional singing in two small English villages. It studies in detail an activity which goes to the core…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Old Songs of Skye

    Frances Tolmie and Her Circle

    By Ethel Bassin

    Edited by Derek Bowman

    Originally published in 1977. Frances Tolmie (1840-1926) was one of the foremost Gaelic folklore and folksong experts. This account of her life and work places her unique contribution to human song against a full personal, historical and cultural background. The book includes a selection of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

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