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  • Ethical Debates in Orangutan Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Palmer

    Ethical Debates in Orangutan Conservation explores how conservationists decide whether, and how, to undertake rehabilitation and reintroduction (R&R) when rescuing orphan orangutans. The author demonstrates that exploring ethical dilemmas is crucial for understanding ongoing disagreements about…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Routledge

  • Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730

    Experiencing Histories, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Hamlett

    This book illuminates the original meanings of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century mural paintings in Britain. At the time, these were called ‘histories’. Throughout the eighteenth century, though, the term became directly associated with easel painting and, as ‘history painting’ achieved the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Political Philosophy of Mullā Ṣadrā

    1st Edition

    By Seyyed Khalil Toussi

    This book provides a comprehensive and widely accessible analysis of Mullā Sadrā’s works in order to establish the nature of his political philosophy and seeks to instigate a dialogue on the relevance of Sadrā’s philosophy to present day challenges. Laying the groundwork for further translations…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences

    The Power of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Rouran Zhang

    Chinese Heritage Sites and their Audiences provides a Chinese perspective on tourists’ relationship to heritage. Contributing to ongoing debates within heritage and tourism studies, the book offers insights into how and why visitors engage with such sites. Drawing on interviews with domestic…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Theodosius and the Limits of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hebblewhite

    The emperor Theodosius I (AD 379-395) was one of the most remarkable figures of the Fourth Century AD. In the face of religious schism, political turmoil, and barbarian threats he managed to maintain imperial power and forge a political dynasty that would dominate both East and West for over half a…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge

  • A History of Participation in Museums and Archive

    Traversing Citizen Science and Citizen Humanities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per Hetland, Palmyre Pierroux, Line Esborg

    Traversing disciplines, A History of Participation in Museums and Archives provides a framework for understanding how participatory modes in natural, cultural and scientific heritage institutions intersect with practices in Citizen Science and Citizen Humanities. Drawing on perspectives in cultural…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Origins of the Hussite Uprising

    The Chronicle of Laurence of Brezova (1414 –1421), 1st Edition

    By Thomas Fudge

    The ‘Hussite Chronicle’ is the most important single source for the events of the early Hussite movement. The author is Laurence of Březová (c.1370-c.1437), a member of the Czech lower nobility and a supporter of the Hussite creed. The movement arose as an initiative for religious and social reform…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • The Minoan Body

    A Somatic Approach to Social, Economic and Political Change in Bronze Age Crete, 1st Edition

    By Anna Simandiraki-Grimshaw

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context

    A New Deal for Design, 1st Edition

    By Cory Pillen

    This book examines posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federal relief program designed to create jobs in the United States during the Great Depression. Cory Pillen focuses on several issues addressed repeatedly in the roughly 2,200 extant WPA posters created between…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Private Security and the Modern State

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Churchill, Dolores Janiewski, Pieter Leloup

    Based on extensive research in several international contexts, this volume provides a nuanced assessment of the historical evolution of private security and its fluid, contested, and mutually constitutive relationship with state agencies, public policing, and the criminal justice system. This…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

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