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  • European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies

    Edited by John Narayan, Gurminder K. Bhambra

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of postwar Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Immigrant Women in Athens

    Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City

    By Rebecca Futo Kennedy

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Mining and Social Change (Routledge Revivals)

    Durham County in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Martin Bulmer

    The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Octavia Hill

    Early Ideals.

    Edited by Emily S. Maurice

    Octavia Hill was a key figure in the open spaces and housing movement and one of the founders of the National Trust. Her legacy continues today in the form of many active bodies such as the modern National Trust, the Open Spaces Society and the Family Welfare Association. First published in 1928,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

  • Routledge Revivals: East End Underworld (1981)

    Chapters in the Life of Arthur Harding

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1981, this book examines the life of Arthur Harding, a well-known figure in the East End underworld during the first half of the twentieth century. The first five chapters survey his life in the ‘Jago’ slum between 1887 and 1896, offering a different view of an often vilified…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Village Life and Labour (1975)

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    First published in 1975, this volume aims to direct attention at a number of aspects of the lives and occupations of village labourers in the nineteenth-century that have been little examined by historians outside of agriculture. Some of the factors examined include the labourer’s gender, whether…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Miners, Quarrymen and Saltworkers (1977)

    Edited by Raphael Samuel

    Industrial discipline in mining, quarrying, brickmaking and other classes of mineral work was very different to that in nineteenth-century factories and mills. First published in 1977, this book deals with mineral workers of every class and discusses the peculiarities and common features of their…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Poor Labouring Men (1985)

    Rural Radicalism in Norfolk 1870-1923

    By Alun Howkins

    First published in 1985, this book presents the first detailed account of the relationship between the farmworkers, trades unionism, and political and social radicalism. Rural radicalism, one of the most important new features of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century politics, was…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Metropolis London (1989)

    Histories and Representations since 1800

    Edited by David Feldman, Gareth Stedman Jones

    First published in 1989, this book seeks to demonstrate the social and political images of late-twentieth century London — the post-big-bang city, docklands, trade union defeats, a mounting north-south divide — do not mark as decisive break with the past as they may appear to. It argues that the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Routledge Revivals: The Enemy Within (1986)

    Pit Villages and the Miners' Strike of 1984-5

    Edited by Raphael Samuel, Barbara Bloomfield, Guy Boanas

    First published in 1986, this book challenges the notion that the miners’ strike of 1984-5 was ‘Scargill’s Strike’. It shows some of the ways in which the strike, though nominally directed from above, was determined from below by multitudinous and often contradictory pressures — the lodge, the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Class

    Feminist and cultural perspectives

    By Ulrika Holgersson

    There is hardly any discussion of class that does not in some way relate to the theories of Marx and Weber. So profound was the impact of their ideas, that their writings are often perceived as the only original and most reliable interpretations of class society. But Marx and Weber were neither…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

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