Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • Orientalism Transposed: Impact of the Colonies on British Culture book cover

    Orientalism Transposed

    Impact of the Colonies on British Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie F. Codell, Dianne Sacko Macleod

    First published in 1998, this volume reflects that, ever since the publication of Edward Said’s Orientalism twenty years ago, scholars have tested his thesis against the wider application of his terms to cultural practices and the rhetoric of power. The cultural impact of the British on their…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The History of Social Development book cover

    The History of Social Development

    1st Edition

    By F. Dr. Muller-Lyer

    First published in 1920, this translation of Dr. Muller-Lyer’s famous book will appeal to all who are interested in labour problems at the time. It contains a series of studies of the different economic phenomena of the day, describing the gradual evolution of each from the earliest times, with an…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930 book cover

    The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    1st Edition

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organization of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23 
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    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Caste in Early Modern Japan: Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order book cover

    Caste in Early Modern Japan

    Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Amos

    ‘Caste’, a word normally used in relation to the Indian subcontinent, is rarely associated with Japan in contemporary scholarship. This has not always been the case, and the term was often used among earlier generations of scholars, who introduced the Buraku problem to Western audiences. Amos…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The History of Utopian Thought book cover

    The History of Utopian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Joyce Oramel Hertzler

    This book, originally published in 1923, embodies two related and yet distinct types of sociological endeavour. It is a study in the history of social thought, a field which had only been receiving serious and widespread attention in recent years, and attempts to give an historical cross-section of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • Routledge Library Editions: Utopias: 6 Volume Set book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

    6 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias (6 volume set) contains titles, originally published between 1923 and 1982. It includes volumes focusing on Utopian fiction, both as a genre in its own right and also from a feminist perspective. In addition, there are sociological texts that examine the history…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • State Violence in Nazi Germany: From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa book cover

    State Violence in Nazi Germany

    From Kristallnacht to Barbarossa, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel Marx

    Through analyses of three eventful years in Nazi Germany’s history - the Kristallnacht pogrom, the invasion of Poland and the invasion of Soviet Russia - this book explores the violence of states. All three events were part of the Nazi colonial project and led to mass killings, eventually resulting…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
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  • States of Intoxication: The Place of Alcohol in Civilisation book cover

    States of Intoxication

    The Place of Alcohol in Civilisation, 1st Edition

    By John O'Brien

    This book provides an illuminating perspective on alcohol use, drawing on approaches from both anthropological research and historical sociology to examine our ambivalent attitudes to alcohol in the modern West. From anthropological research on non-Western, non-modern cultures, the author…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
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  • The Age of the Social: The Discovery of Society and The Ascendance of a New Episteme book cover

    The Age of the Social

    The Discovery of Society and The Ascendance of a New Episteme, 1st Edition

    By Sal Restivo

    The concept of society sui generis – society as a level of reality which could be studied scientifically – crystallized in the middle of the nineteenth century in Europe, with the work of Durkheim, Marx and Weber and today, more than at any other period in history, the idea of the social has gained…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
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  • Postnational Memory: Peace, War: Making Pasts Beyond Borders book cover

    Postnational Memory

    Peace, War: Making Pasts Beyond Borders, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Young

    This book examines the phenomenon of modern memory as a reaction to total war, an aspiration to truth-seeking provoked by the independent forces of modern war and collective violence which is transnational, or postnational, in character. Using examples from prose and poetry, film and theatre,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
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    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne C. Knittel, Zachary J. Goldberg

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies traces the growth of an important interdisciplinary field, its foundations, key debates and core concerns, as well as highlighting current and emerging issues and approaches and pointing to new directions for enquiry. With a focus on the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

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