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  • The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia

    Evidence and Significations, 1st Edition

    By Flocel Sabaté

    The death penalty was unusual in medieval Europe until the twelfth century. From that moment on, it became a key instrument of rule in European society, and we can study it in the case of Catalonia through its rich and varied unpublished documentation. The death penalty was justified by Roman Law;…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki

    Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Gwyn McClelland

    On 9th August 1945, the US dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Of the dead, approximately 8500 were Catholic Christians, representing over sixty percent of the community. In this collective biography, nine Catholic survivors share personal and compelling stories about the aftermath of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Walking with Pilgrims

    The Kanwar Pilgrimage of Bihar, Jharkhand and the Terai of Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Ruma Bose

    This volume makes a contribution to understanding pilgrimage, not as a transient activity at the margins of daily life, but as an event grounded firmly in the physical, symbolic and social experience of the everyday world. The vital relationship between pilgrimage and society is explored via a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Spaces and Places in Western India

    Formations and Delineations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bina Sengar, Laurie Hovell McMillin

    This book studies places and spaces in Western India both as geographical locations and as imagined constructs. It uncovers the rich history of the region from the perspective of places of pilgrimage, commerce, community, expression and indigeneity. The volume examines how spaces are intrinsically…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge India

  • Media Cultures in Latin America

    Key Concepts and New Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Cristina Pertierra, Juan Francisco Salazar

    Media Cultures in Latin America updates and expands contemporary global understandings of the region’s media and cultural research. Drawing on forty years of contributions made by Latin American cultural studies to the global media research, the book connects this history to newly developing work…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • A Story of YHWH

    Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History, 1st Edition

    By Shawn W. Flynn

    A Story of YHWH investigates the ancient Israelite expression of their deity, and tracks why variation occurred in that expression, from the early Iron Age to the Persian period. Through this text, readers will gain a better appreciation for the complexities and contexts in the development of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Music, Collective Memory, Trauma and Nostalgia in European Cinema after the Second World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Baumgartner, Ewelina Boczkowska

    In the wake of World War II, the arts and culture of Europe became a site where the devastating events of the 20th century were remembered and understood. Exploring one of the most integral elements of the cinematic experience—music—the essays in this volume consider the numerous ways in which…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Music and Sound on the International Screen

  • Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maura Coughlin, Emily Gephart

    In this volume, emerging and established scholars bring ethical and political concerns for the environment, nonhuman animals and social justice to the study of nineteenth-century visual culture. They draw their theoretical inspiration from the vitality of emerging critical discourses, such as new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Foundations and Practice of Research

    Adventures with Dooyeweerd's Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Basden

    Many of the issues on which meaningful research is founded are seldom discussed; for example, the role of everyday experience, diversity and coherence of meaning in the world, the meaningfulness and wider mandate of research, the very nature and validity of theoretical thought, and the deep…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Media and Nation Building in Twentieth-Century India

    Life and Times of Ramananda Chatterjee, 1st Edition

    By Kalyan Chatterjee

    This book profiles twentieth-century India through the life and times of Ramananda Chatterjee – journalist, influencer, nationalist. Through a reconstruction of his history, the book highlights the oft-forgotten role of media in the making of the idea of India. It shows how early…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge India

  • The Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya

    Constructing Sacred Placeness, Deconstructing the ‘Great Case’ of 1895, 1st Edition

    By Nikhil Joshi

    This volume investigates the historic and ethnographic accounts of the ongoing religious contestations over the status of the Mahābodhi Temple complex in Bodhgayā (a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002) and its surrounding landscape to critically analyse the working and construction of sacredness…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

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