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  • Going it Alone?

    Lone Motherhood in Late Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Martina Klett-Davies

    Are lone mothers 'going it alone' in late modernity? In this fascinating work, Martina Klett-Davies examines how women negotiate lone motherhood in Britain and Germany. She draws on interviews with 70 unmarried lone mothers living on state benefits in inner city areas to examine the complexity and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Dominican Women and Renaissance Art

    The Convent of San Domenico of Pisa, 1st Edition

    By Ann Roberts

    Starting from an inventory and other documents, Ann Roberts has identified some 30 works of art that originated from the convent of San Domenico of Pisa. She here examines those objects commissioned for and made by the nuns during the fifteenth century; some of the objects included have never…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Beholder

    The Experience of Art in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Frangenberg, Robert Williams

    One of the most significant developments in the study of works of art over the past generation has been a shift in focus from the works themselves to the viewer's experience of them and the relation of that experience both to the works in question and to other aspects of cultural life. The ten…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • Women's Work and Lives in Rural Greece

    Appearances and Realities, 1st Edition

    By Gabriella Lazaridis

    This new volume explores the limits and possibilities of economic change in transforming the lives of women in rural Greece at a time of great economic and political change. It is based on ethnographic research conducted in two communities of Western Crete: Nohia and Platanos, where Lazaridis…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Hermaphrodites in Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen P. Long

    Kathleen Long explores the use of the hermaphrodite in early modern culture wars, both to question traditional theorizations of gender roles and to reaffirm those views. These cultural conflicts were fueled by the discovery of a new world, by the Reformation and the backlash against it, by nascent…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • English Modernism, National Identity and the Germans, 1890–1950

    1st Edition

    By Petra Rau

    This is the first systematic study to trace the way representations of 'Germanness' in modernist British literature from 1890 to 1950 contributed to the development of English identity. Petra Rau examines the shift in attitudes towards Germany and Germans, from suspicious competitiveness in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Artist and the State, 1777–1855

    The Politics of Universal History in British and French Painting, 1st Edition

    By Daniel R. Guernsey

    The Artist and the State, 1777-1855: The Politics of Universal History in British & French Painting is the first book-length study to examine political uses of 'universal history', or the philosophy of history, in European art from 1777 to 1855. Daniel R. Guernsey discusses a range of mural…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Altarpieces and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni

    1st Edition

    By Pamela M. Jones

    A social history of reception, this study focuses on sacred art and Catholicism in Rome during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The five altarpieces examined here were painted by artists who are admired today - Caravaggio, Guercino, and Guido Reni - and by the less renowned but once…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • South Asian Christian Diaspora

    Invisible Diaspora in Europe and North America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Selva J. Raj, Knut A. Jacobsen

    The South Asian Christian diaspora is largely invisible in the literature about religion and migration. This is the first comprehensive study of South Asian Christians living in Europe and North America, presenting the main features of these diasporas, their community histories and their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944–1964

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Adamson

    Painting, Politics and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944-1964 is the first book dedicated to the postwar or 'nouvelle' École de Paris. It challenges the customary relegation of the École de Paris to the footnotes, not by arguing for some hitherto 'hidden' merit for the art and ideas…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 3rd Edition

    By Viviane Gontijo

    This new and completely revised edition of Colloquial Portuguese of Brazil provides a step-by-step course in Portuguese as it is written and spoken in Brazil today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • Neo-historical East Berlin

    Architecture and Urban Design in the German Democratic Republic 1970-1990, 1st Edition

    By Florian Urban

    In the years prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the leaders of the German Democratic Republic planned to construct a city center that was simultaneously modern and historical, consisting of both redesign of old buildings and new architectural developments. Drawing from recently released archival…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

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