Routledge Library Editions

Routledge Library Editions re-issue volumes from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many imprints associated with Routledge in the nineteenth and twentieth centurys: Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself. Focusing mainly (but not exclusively) on the Humanities and Social Sciences, Routledge Library Editions offer the individual as well as the institutional purchaser the opportunity to acquire volumes by some of the greatest thinkers and authors of the last 120 years either on a title-by-title basis or as carefully selected mini-sets or extensive ‘libraries’ of 50+ volumes.

  • Society and Education in England Since 1800

    Edited by P W Musgrave

    Originally published 1968, the book examines the ways in which the definitions of education held by different groups with power have changed since 1800 and traces which social institutions exercised the preponderant influence on the growth of the English educational system during the seminal…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
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  • Six Years of Hitler (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    The Jews Under the Nazi Regime

    By G Warburg

    The extent to which Jews were being actively persecuted in Germany through the 1930’s was a hotly debated issue, with many apologists downplaying the centrality of race in Nazi ideology. This book, first published in 1939, provided a clear counter argument to this position. Based on official German…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
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  • A History of National Socialism (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Konrad Heiden

    Konrad Heiden was an influential journalist and historian of the Weimar Republic and Nazi Eras. He became an early critic of National Socialism after attending a party meeting in 1920. First published in English in 1934, A History of National Socialism provides a detailed account of the growth of…

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  • G. D. H. Cole: Early Pamphlets & Assessment (RLE Cole)

    Edited by Noel Thompson

    This volume of extremely rare pamphlets spans over thirty years of prolific output by G D H Cole. It encompasses the challenges of full employment and the role re-armament in achieving that, nationalizing industries, the principles of socialism and the welfare state.…

    Hardback – 2010-10-27
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  • The World of Labour

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Cole saw the trade unions as being critical to progress, but to realise their role they needed to change and the issue of trade union structure therefore became fundamental. He considered in this volume that trade union structure was a central problem of the labour movement – he described British…

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  • Self-Government in Industry

    By G D H Cole

    This book represents an important stage in the development of an indigenous theory. The argument is presented with the special qualities of cogency and perception which have given the author a lasting influence within the labour movement.…

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  • The Life of William Cobbett

    By G D H Cole

    This volume is representative of the historical works of a particular period (1923-29) when there was a hiatus in the output of Cole the theoretician. It is an extraordinary contribution to labour history and is among the finest of his historical works.  …

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  • The Next Ten Years

    By G D. H. Cole

    This volume was Cole's first major work of political economy in almost a decade and it effectively positioned him as a mainstream Fabian who sought to stabilize capitalism before progressing socialism by essentially statist means. Influenced by J A Hobson and Maynard Keynes the imperative for Cole…

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  • Practical Economics

    By G D H Cole

    This volume compares the planning of economic conditions under the very different political systems of Soviet Russia, Fascist Germany and Italy and Democratic America, with some discussion of partial economic planning in Great Britain. It includes a broad survey of the successive phases of the Five…

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  • Economic Tracts for the Times

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally written as a series of pamphlets and at a time of high unemployment, this volume discusses free trade, monetary policy, wages and employment, economic theory and social legislation.…

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  • Guild Socialism Restated

    By G D H Cole

    Guild Socialism Restated is G D H Cole’s fullest and most systematic account of his vision of industrial and political reorganization. The introductory chapters of the volume develop the theme of democratic citizenship in relation to industrial society. Cole contends that neither capitalism nor…

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  • Attempts at General Union

    By G. D. H. Cole

    This volume traces the attempts made after the Napoleonic Wars to link up all the numerous local and sectional Trade Societies into a single comprehensive ‘General Trades Union’ – attempts which culminated in the short-lived Grand National Consolidated Trades Union formed under Robert Owen’s…

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  • Socialist Economics

    By G. D. H. Cole

    This volume sets forth as simply as possible the theoretical foundations which underlie the practical policies of democratic Socialism. This involves both a repudiation and a refutation of the assumptions of the older classical economists who believed in laissez-faire, and a careful differentiation…

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  • The Meaning of Marxism

    By G. D. H. Cole

    This book is largely based on What Marx Really Meant which was written by Cole and published in 1934. It is a revaluation of Marx’s essential ideas and methods in relation to contemporary social structures and developments and considers the bearing of Marx’s theories on the structure of social…

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  • Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings

    Edited by Werner Stark

    This set reprints three classic volumes on Jeremy Bentham's economic writings. Before these volumes were published a great deal of Jeremy Bentham's economic work was completely unknown. All three volumes contain historical introductions and collections of passages from Bentham's non-economic…

    Hardback – 2010-07-23
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  • International Library of the Philosophy of Education

    By Charles Bailey

    International Library of the Philosophy of Education reprints twenty-four distinguished texts published in this field over the last half-century and includes works by authors such as Reginald D. Archambault, Charles Bailey, Robin Barrow, Norman J. Bull, D. E. Cooper, R. F. Dearden, Kieran…

    Hardback – 2010-01-25
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  • Politics and the Public Interest in the Seventeenth Century (RLE Political Science Volume 27)

    By J. A. W. Gunn

    This book examines the concept of public interest against the background of English politics from the Civil War to the coming of the Hanoverians. These years witnessed both the rise of the modern notion of the public interest as a part of ordinary political language and the growth of a social…

    Hardback – 2009-10-06
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  • Today and Tomorrow Volume 23 Art and Architecture

    Balbus or the Future of Architecture Heraclitus or the future of Films Euterpe or the Future of Art The Future of Futurism

    By Barman, Betts, McColvin, Rodker

    Balbus: Or the Future of Architecture by Christian Barman This volume discusses the history and future of architecture by examining key social movements which have influenced architecture and town and country planning, such as the emancipation of women and urban traffic management in major European…

    Hardback – 2008-04-16
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  • Today and Tomorrow 103 Titles Bound in 25 Volumes

    By Various

    This series, originally published in the 1920s and 1930s, includes work by some of the twentieth century’s most well-known thinkers, scientists, philosophers, doctors, critics and artists. When first published it was immediately recognized as a noteworthy event. Written from various points of…

    Hardback – 2008-04-11
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  • Key Writings on Subcultures, 1535-1727

    Classics from the Underworld

    Edited by Various

    This collection is a facsimile reprint of five exceptional books that provide fascinating insights into subversive movements from the sixteenth through to the eighteenth centuries. These volumes will be of interest to researchers in sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century history and also to…

    Hardback – 2008-03-28
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  • The Quarterly Journal of Education

    10 Volumes

    Edited by Various Routledge reissue

    @text: The Quarterly Journal of Education was a pioneering enterprise set up to address the key educational issues of the day. Published in ten volumes from 1830 to 1835, the journal is a treasure trove of articles providing critical evaluations of schools, universities, educational methods and…

    Hardback – 2007-12-13
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  • Frances Yates:Select Works 10v

    By Frances Yates

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2007-09-26
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  • Elizabethan and Jacobean Journals

    Being a Record of those Things Most Talked of During the Years 1591-1610

    Edited by G.B. Harrison

    This set provides a detailed and intimate account of the Elizabethan and Jacobean World picture. The volumes vividly convey life as it was in the days of Shakespeare; King James; the first voyage to the West Indies; the Great Plague of 1603; the Gunpowder Plot; the Civil War, and the first impact…

    Hardback – 2007-09-26
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  • Strategic and International Relations in the Cold War and Post Cold War Worlds

    40 years of the Adelphi Papers

    By various

    Complete set Since 1961 the Adelphi Papers have provided some of the most informed accounts of international and strategic relations. Produced by the world renowned International Institute of Strategic Studies, each paper provides a short account of a subject of topical interest by a leading…

    Hardback – 2007-05-18
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  • History of Education

    By Various

    Routledge’s pre-eminent position at the forefront of academic Education publishing is represented by this essential collection. The History of Education reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by the finest historians of education. Together they…

    Hardback – 2007-05-17
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  • International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library

    Classics from the Tavistock Press

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2007-03-31
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  • Trübner's Oriental Series

    Trübner's Oriental Series was set up by Kegan Paul Trench & Trübner in 1890. It was undoubtedly the most important English language series in oriental studies of the period, publishing works between 1890 and 1930. The books in the series reflected the scholarly interests of the time, and…

    Hardback – 2007-03-31
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  • The Collected Critical Heritage II

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. In these contemporary reviews from both popular and literary media students can read about how Lady Chatterly's Lover shocked contemporary reviewers or what Ibsen's A Doll's House meant to the…

    Hardback – 2007-03-09
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  • The Collected Critical Heritage I

    Edited by B.C. Southam

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2007-03-09
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  • New Accents

    New Accents

    Edited by Terence Hawkes

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2007-03-09
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  • RLE: Economics

    By Various

    Routledge is delighted to announce the publication of the Routledge Library Editions: Economics. Re-issuing books originally published between 1920 and 1986, from the Routledge, Allen & Unwin, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen and Hutchison imprints, this landmark series charts the history and…

    Hardback – 2007-02-28
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  • International Library of Philosophy

    Routledge are delighted to announce the re-issue of the prestigious International Library of Philosophy. This 56 volume set includes reprints of some of the most important works of Philosophy since 1920. The volumes include works from eminent philosophers such as C.D. Broad and C.K. Ogden, as well…

    Hardback – 2007-02-28
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  • The City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. It is broken down into thematic minisets which cover: urban planning urban geography sociology of cities urban economics the politics of cities cities in the developing…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
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  • The City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. It is broken down into thematic minisets which cover: urban planning urban geography sociology of cities urban economics the politics of cities cities in the developing…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
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  • A Geography of Urban Places

    Edited by Robert G. Putnam, Frank J. Taylor, Philip K. Kettle

    This book presents a selection of readings to present varied opinions, approaches and reports from various international professional journals. Among the journals represented are: Regional Science Association Journal, The Canadian Geographer, The Annals of the American Association of Geographers,…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
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  • RLE: Piaget

    An incredibly influential figure in child psychology, Jean Piaget’s (1896-1980) career was dominated by a fascination with how knowledge is imparted, and a quest to discover precisely how it is accumulated by individuals. This in turn led to important work specializing in child and educational…

    Hardback – 2006-11-02
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  • Studies in Social History

    By Various

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2006-10-25
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  • Otto Jespersen

    Collected English Writings

    Otto Jespersen is one of the foremost philologists of recent times. A genius phoneticist and a revolutionary force in the teaching of languages, Jespersen's contribution to the understanding of language cannot be overrated. This set offers an unprecedented opportunity to own all of his…

    Hardback – 2006-10-13
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  • Philanthropy in England

    In these works Professor Jordan studies the origins of modern social and cultural institutions in England. He is concerned with the momentous shift which occurred in men's aspirations for their society in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as reflected in the charities which…

    Hardback – 2006-08-31
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  • RLE: Weber

    Max Weber (1894-1920) is generally recognized as one of the founding fathers of modern sociology. This collection pays homage to his continuing influence, not just within sociology, but also political theory, science and religion. The books carefully chosen for this collection provide an…

    Hardback – 2006-08-24
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  • Paradigms and Fairy Tales

    By Julienne Ford

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2006-08-15
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  • Tides of History

    By Jacques Pirenne

    Jacques Pirenne, the world famous Belgian historian and son of the equally distinguished Henri Pirenne, has here completed a study of universal history, covering the whole of civilization from the beginnings to the most recent events of the 1950's. Professor Pirenne does not confine himself to…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30
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  • Economics in the Developing World

    1865-1939

    By A.J.H. Latham

    There is a tendency to focus on developed nations as the predominant factors in world economics.  Yet this key set reveals the dangers inherent in overlooking the vital roles played by developing nations: for example, author Latham suggests that the Great Depression was…

    Hardback – 2006-06-29
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  • Economic Theory

    By G B Richardson

    In these two volumes, David P. Levine undertakes the systematic clarification and further development of the theoretical contributions of classical political economy. It focuses on such central issues in economic theory as: * need, value and exchange * capital and its production * the…

    Hardback – 2005-12-22
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  • Education Documents

    ENGLAND AND WALES 800 TO 1972

    These collections of documentary material illustrate the main themes of educational history from the early middle ages to the late twentieth century. It contains extensive extracts from every major educational document of this period including royal and parliamentary commissions. Each document is…

    Hardback – 2005-12-15
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  • The Battle Against Poverty

    By B Rodgers

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2005-12-01
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  • Emile Durkheim

    Selected Writings on Education

    Edited by W.S.F Pickering

    Emile Durkheim is widely lauded as one of the founding fathers of modern Sociology and for his substantial contribution to the sociology of education. This set brings some of his most important writings on the subject together for the first time.…

    Hardback – 2005-12-01
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  • RLE: Economic History

    Available as a 159-volume set, as thematic mini-sets or as single volumes, Routledge Library Editions: Economic History reprints some of the most important works on economic history published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk.…

    Hardback – 2005-10-27
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  • RLE: Wittgenstein

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2005-10-13
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  • Women's Life Writing and Imagined Communities

    Edited by Cynthia Huff

    This book recognises the great legacy of Women's life writings. They provide an incomparable window into the various cultural and historical communities in which we live. Drawing from novels, memoirs, autobiographies, letters, religious records and many other sources, from many of the finest female…

    Hardback – 2005-05-19
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