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  • Prophets and Profits

    Ancient Divination and Its Reception

    Edited by Richard Evans

    This volume examines the ways in which divination, often through oracular utterances and other mechanisms, linked mortals with the gods, and places the practice within the ancient sociopolitical and religious environment. Whether humans sought knowledge by applying to an oracle through which the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Stability in the World Economy

    Edited by Douglas Evans, Richard Body

    Originally published in 1976. This collection of essays addresses the question of whether a free market economy, suitably modified as a social market economy according to the aspirations and requirements of individual societies, could be effectively recreated. In the face of the trends of the time…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman Worlds

    From Sparta to Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Evans

    This volume has its origin in the 14th University of South Africa Classics Colloquium in which the topic and title of the event were inspired by Josiah Ober’s seminal work Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens (1989). Indeed the influence this work has had on later research in all aspects of the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • The German Underworld (Routledge Revivals)

    Deviants and Outcasts in German History

    By Richard J. Evans

    This book, which was first published in 1988, deals with the neglected history of the lowest layers of German society, of marginal, outcast and deviant groups such as arsonists, witches, bandits, infanticides, poachers, murderers, prostitutes, vagrants and thieves, from the end of the thirteenth…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Society and Politics in Wilhelmine Germany (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard J. Evans

    In the search for the causes of the First World War and the origins of Hitler’s ‘Third Reich’, the attention of historians has turned increasingly towards the development of German society under Kaiser Wilhelm II. These ten essays, first published in 1978, introduced interpretations of Wilhelmine…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The German Peasantry (Routledge Revivals)

    Conflict and Community in Rural Society from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    This book, first published in 1986, surveys the history of rural society in Germany from the eighteenth century to the present day. The contributions include studies of Junker estates and small farming communities, serfs and landless labourers, maidservants and worker-peasants. They demonstrate the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The German Family (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the Family in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    This book surveys the history of the German family in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributions deal with the influence of industrialisation on family life in town and country, with rural families and communities under the impact of social and economic change, and with the role and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The German Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic of the Third Reich

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, Dick Geary

    Unemployment was perhaps the major problem confronting European society at the time in which this book was first published in 1987, and is arguably still the case today. This collection of essays by British and German historians contributes to the debate by taking a close look at unemployment in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rereading German History (Routledge Revivals)

    From Unification to Reunification 1800-1996

    By Richard J. Evans

    In Rereading German History, first published in 1997, Richard J. Evans draws together his seminal review essays on the political, economic, cultural and social history of Germany through war and reunification. This book provides a study of how and why historians – mainly German, American, British…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking German History (Routledge Revivals)

    Nineteenth-Century Germany and the Origins of the Third Reich

    By Richard J. Evans

    In Rethinking German History, first published in 1987, Richard J. Evans argues for a social-historical approach to the German past that pays equal attention to objective social structures and subjective values and experiences. If German history has been seen as an exception to the ‘normal’…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ancient Syracuse

    From Foundation to Fourth Century Collapse

    By Richard Evans

    Syracuse possesses a unique place in the history of the ancient Mediterranean because of its contribution to Greek culture and political thought and practice. Even in the first century BC Cicero could still declare ’You have often heard that of all the Greek cities Syracuse is the greatest and most…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge

  • The German Bourgeoisie (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the German Middle Class from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Century

    Edited by David Blackbourn, Richard Evans

    First published in 1991, this collection of original studies by British, German and American historians examines the whole range of modern German bourgeoisie groups, including professional, mercantile, industrial and financial bourgeoisie, and the bourgeois family. Drawing on original research, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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