Routledge Revivals

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Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge, publishing Routledge Revivals is an exciting new programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

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  • Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider…

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  • Theories of Imperialism (Routledge Revivals)

    War, Conquest and Capital

    By Norman Etherington

    First published in 1984, this study examines closely the shifting attitudes towards, and theories concerning, imperialism, from the colonial wars of the late nineteenth century to America’s involvement in Vietnam. This lucid investigation encompasses the World Wars, the disintegration of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • Images of Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present

    By George P. Landow

    First published in 1982, Images of Crisis explores the premise that literature and art exploit various images to present culturally prevalent ideas, and thus create their own form of iconology. George Landow shows how the tumultuous history of the past two hundred years has resulted in a plethora…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals)

    Biblical Typology in Victorian Literature, Art and Thought

    By George P. Landow

    The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • Realism and Power (Routledge Revivals)

    Postmodern British Fiction

    By Alison Lee

    First published in 1990, this study focuses on the subversive techniques of British postmodernist fiction and examines its challenge to Realist traditions, and the liberal humanist ideology behind it. Exploring the concept of literary postmodernism, and the strategies and philosophies to which it…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • British Poets and Secret Societies (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    A surprisingly large number of English poets have either belonged to a secret society, or been strongly influenced by its tenets. One of the best known examples is Christopher Smart’s membership of the Freemasons, and the resulting influence of Masonic doctrines on A Song to David. However, many…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • Subject to Others (Routledge Revivals)

    British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

    By Moira Ferguson

    First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery and abolition. Beginning with an overview that sets the discussion in context, Moira Ferguson then…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller

    By Michael Denning

    First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history of modern society, translating the political and cultural transformations of the twentieth…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23 
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  • The Critical Twilight (Routledge Revivals)

    Explorations in the Idoelogy of Anglo-American Literary Theory from Eliot to McLuhan

    By John Fekete

    First published in 1977, this book was the first to map extensively the ideological typography of the Anglo-American tradition of literary theory. It interrogates, comprehensively and in detail, the assumptions and categorical development within critical ideas from I. A. Richards and T. S. Eliot,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
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  • Terrors of Uncertainty (Routledge Revivals)

    The Cultural Contexts of Horror Fiction

    By Joseph Grixti

    From Frankenstein and Dracula to Psycho and The Chainsaw Massacre, horror fiction has provided our culture with some of its most enduring themes and narratives. Considering horror fiction both as a genre and as a social phenomenon, Joseph Grixti provides a theoretical and historical framework for…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
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  • Private and Fictional Words (Routledge Revivals)

    Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980s

    By Coral Ann Howells

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women’s novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
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  • Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
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  • The Structure of Modernist Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Theo Hermans

    First published in 1982, this book provides a descriptive and comparative study of some of the fundamental structural aspects of modernist poetic writing in English, French and German in the first decades of the twentieth century. The work concerns itself primarily with basic structural elements…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
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  • Thinking about Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    An Investigation of Nature, Value and Ecology

    By Andrew Brennan

    Ecology – unlike astronomy, physics, or chemistry – is a science with an associated political and ethical movement: the Green Movement. As a result, the ecological position is often accompanied by appeals to holism, and by a mystical quasi-religious conception of the ecosystem. In this title, first…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
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  • The Onset of World War (Routledge Revivals)

    By Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1988, this historical and quantitative analysis of war defines systemic world wars as conflicts of wide scope and intensity, which leave profound historical legacies in their wake. Manus Midlarsky examines various possible explanations for the onset of such past wars as the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
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  • The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
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  • The Economics of Quality, Grades and Brands (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Bowbrick

    Virtually every decision to produce, buy or sell is influenced by quality, yet until this book was first published in 1992, there had been very little attempt to produce a comprehensive and practical theory for this. Here, Peter Bowbrick brings together different traditions of quality analysis from…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 
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  • Religion in Public and Private Life (Routledge Revivals)

    By Clarke E. Cochran

    Religious crosses the spheres of both the private life and the public institution. In a liberal democracy, public and private interests and goals prove to be inseparable. Clarke Cochran’s interdisciplinary study brings political theory and the sociology of religion together in a fresh…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • The Conservative Nation (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Gamble

    Since the 1880s, the Conservative party has been an important political force in Britain. In this study of Conservative ideology since the end of Second World War, first published in 1974, Andrew Gamble considers the nature of Conservative party opinion, and the factors that have accounted for its…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    This is the first of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-Tuat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. This text, at least in the form that we have it, was…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    This is the second of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the short form of the Åm-Tuat and of the Book of Gates, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. In the Book of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume III (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    This is the third of three volumes, first published in 1906, which treat the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. The first volume contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-?uat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations; the second, the hieroglyphic text of the short…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • A History of Ethiopia: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    Nubia and Abyssinia

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    This, the first volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s The History of Ethiopia: Abyssinia and Nubia, first published in 1928, presents an account of Ethiopian history from the earliest legendary and mythic records up until the death of King Lebna Dengel in 1540. Using a vast range of sources – Greek…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • A History of Ethiopia: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    Nubia and Abyssinia

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    This is the second volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s narrative account of Ethiopian history, and continues the chronicle of the Kings of Abyssinia where the first volume ended: the death of Lebna Dengel in 1540. The list of kings ends with the Regent Ras Tafari, who still reigned at the time of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-29 
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  • Geography in the Twentieth Century

    A Study of Growth, Fields, Techniques, Aims and Trends

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This title, first published in 1951, examines the growth, fields, techniques, aims and trends of geography at the time. The book is divided into three parts, of which the first deals with the evolution of geography and its philosophical basis. The second is concerned with studies of special…

    Hardback – 2015-11-29 
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  • Writing for Television

    By Sir Basil Bartlett

    This book, first published in 1955, was written at the request of the BBC in an attempt to help the professional writer to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the television medium. This title will be of interest to students of history, literature and media studies, and will also appeal…

    Hardback – 2015-11-29 
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  • Don't You Know There's a War On?

    The People's Voice 1939-45

    By Jonathan Croall

    Was the country really united in the face of the common enemy? Did people actually put the community’s needs before their own? Or were such ideas simply a series of myths created at the time and nurtured ever since. The recollections of this book, first published in 1989, attempt to answer such…

    Hardback – 2015-11-29 
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  • Sufferers and Healers

    The Experience of Illness in Seventeenth-Century England

    By Lucinda McCray Beier

    Lucinda McCray Beier’s remarkable book, first published in 1987, enters the world of illness in seventeenth-century England, exploring what it was like to be either a sufferer or a healer. A wide spectrum of healers existed, ranging between the housewife, with her simple herbal preparations, local…

    Hardback – 2015-11-29 
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  • Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager

    By Robert Hershberger

    In this book, first published in 1999, Hershberger presents architectural programming and predesign management in a clear, detailed manner. With numerous examples and illustrations from both his and his colleagues’ experience, he shows the reader step by step how to use the techniques of…

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  • Crisis Management Strategy

    Competition and Change in Modern Enterprises

    By Simon A. Booth

    Crisis Management Strategy, first published in 1993, is an excellent introduction to the theory and practice of crisis management in modern enterprises. Simon Booth examines the conventional approaches followed by many firms in the face of change and crisis. He warns of the dangers of theories…

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  • The Industrial History of England

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Gibbins’ Industrial History of England gives a thorough outline of England’s economic and industrial history from the Romans to the early 20th Century. As well as considering the economic and industrial aspects of English life, this study also presents social, political and military aspects of…

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  • An Introduction to World Politics

    By Herbert Adams Gibbons

    Originally published in 1922, An Introduction to World Politics, was published at a particularly interesting time in international relations, just a few short years after the first world war. With this in mind, Gibbons has approached this text as a general introduction to world politics, both…

    Hardback – 2015-11-29 
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  • The Medieval City State

    An Essay on Tyranny and Federation in the Later Middle Ages

    By M.V. Clarke

    In Clarke’s essay The Medieval City State, she argues that the natural governmental division is between central and localised governments. In this study, she focuses on the idea of the city state and local power instead of absolutism in the Middle Ages. Originally published in 1926, this study…

    Hardback – 2015-11-29 
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  • Economic Research Relevant to the Formulation of National Urban Development Strategies

    Volume 1

    By James Douglas McCallum, Lowdon Wingo, Wilbur Thompson, H.W. Richardson, Joel Bergsman, Peter Greenston, Robert Healy, Edwin S. Mills, Alan W. Evans

    Originally published in 1971, this volume contains papers invited for a conference on economic research relevant to national urban development held in September of the same year. The conference pulled together researchers from both the United Kingdom and the United States who were interested in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
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  • Petroleum Company Operations and Agreements in the Developing Countries

    By Raymond F. Mikesell

    Originally published in 1984, this study focuses on petroleum agreements between non-OPEC LDCs with oil-importing LDCs and how issues such as high oil prices affect each country. The information presented in this study was drawn from interviews with petroleum officials in petroleum companies,…

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  • Economic Inequality in the United States

    By Lars Osberg

    Originally published in 1984, this study explores multiple theoretical perspectives as well as critically analysing the most recent evidence at the time to try and find a full explanation for inequality in the United States. Arguments of neoclassical economists and Marxist and institutional…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
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  • England's Ideal and Other Papers on Social Subjects

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1887, Edward Carpenter’s England’s Ideal and other Papers on Social Subjects is a collection of his essays in the field of Social Science with a focus on English society at the time of writing. His writing was so influential that there was a near constant demand in the late…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
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  • Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure

    And Other Essays

    By Edward Carpenter

    This volume, originally published in 1889 with this edition published in 1912, contains Carpenter's famous essays on civilisation and his theory that it is a disease of mankind that must be cured. Papers included in this collection discuss the rampant ill-health suffered by society as well as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
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  • A Visit to a Gñáni

    Or Wise Man of the East

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1911, this edition published in 1920, this text comprises of an excerpt from Carpenter’s Adam’s Peak to Elephanta, originally published in 1892, which details his travels in India and Ceylon. This excerpt in particular details his visit to a Gñáni, or religious wise man, and…

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  • Light from the East

    Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge

    By Hon. P. Arunáchalam

    Edited by Edward Carpenter

    Light from the East collates letters between Hon. P. Arunáchalam of the legislative council of Ceylon and Edward Carpenter, which expand on issues of the Gñanam or divine knowledge. Carpenter edited these letters for publication in 1927 as well as writing additional articles on issues such as…

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  • Towards Industrial Freedom

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1917 in the midst of World War I, Carpenter argues that industry in pre-war Britain was simply exploitation of labour for private gain and attempts to look toward a future with more socialist values. The papers in this study explore the negative aspects of industrial life…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23 
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  • Towards Democracy

    By Edward Carpenter

    Edward Carpenter’s Towards Democracy is well-known as a starting point of his later work. Originally written in 1881 whilst taking a break from lecturing in Universities across the UK, this four-volume poem dwells mainly on themes of freedom and equality; values that Carpenter wrote upon many times…

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  • The Intermediate Sex

    A Study of Some Transitional Types of Men and Women

    By Edward Carpenter

    The Intermediate sex collates papers from Edward Carpenter on his ideas about intermediate types. Carpenter claims that there are those in societies who hold an intermediate position between the two sexes and may have an inner sex in their mind that is different from their biological sex.…

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  • The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of their Strife

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1915 in the middle of World War I, Carpenter explores the effects that the war was having on society and humankind as a whole from first-hand experience. In particular, papers focus on the differences between Germany and England, the causes of the war and suggestions for…

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  • The Drama of Love and Death

    A Study of Human Evolution and Transfiguration

    By Edward Carpenter

    Love and Death are two major facets of the whole of human existence and in The Drama of Love and Death, Carpenter attempts to analyse the interplay of love and death in everyday life. Originally published in 1912, this study focuses on how love and death are perceived and treated in the history of…

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  • A General View of Positivism

    By Auguste Comte

    In Comte’s original work on positivism, he attempted to outline a general perception of positivism, how it can be applied to society and how society would work should positivism be applied. J.H. Bridges’ translation, originally published in 1865, this version first published in 1908, manages to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-22 
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  • Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk

    A Study in Social Evolution

    By Edward Carpenter

    Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk expands on Carpenter’s idea of the Intermediate type; a person of mixed sexes such as a feminine body with a masculine mind or vice versa. Originally published in 1914, this text explores the role that intermediate types played amongst early civilisations as…

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  • A Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Containing a comprehensive dictionary of hieroglyphs to all the texts of the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead, and also to most of the supplementary Chapters of the Saïte and Graeco-Roman period that are usually appended to it, this volume will prove to be a staple part of a rounded…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19 
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  • The Book of the Opening of the Mouth: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    The Egyptian Texts with English Translations

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    The recital of The Book of Opening the Mouth and the Liturgy of Funerary Offerings were in use among the Predynastic Egyptians of the later part of the Neolithic Period, before the art of writing had evolved, and continued to exercise a considerable influence on Egyptian religious literature until…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19 
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  • The Peasant War in Germany

    By Friedrich Engels

    Originally published in 1926, this translation of Engels’ account of the Peasant War in fourteenth Century Germany explores the social and economic forces that led to peasant rebellion with a particular focus on how closely this related to the Reformation. Engels gives examples of key figures…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
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