Sociology: Historical Sociology

  • An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires book cover

    An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Cohabitation in Europe: A revenge of history? book cover

    Cohabitation in Europe

    A revenge of history?

    Edited by Dalia Leinarte, Jan Kok

    Originating from discussions about the reasons for, and regional variations behind, the remarkable rise in cohabitation that started in the 1970s – a rise that continues to this day – this book explores the main stimuli behind cohabitation. The variation in levels of cohabitation cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Skepticism: Historical and Contemporary Inquiries book cover

    Skepticism

    Historical and Contemporary Inquiries

    Edited by G. Anthony Bruno, A.C. Rutherford

    Skepticism is one of the most enduring and profound of philosophical problems. With its roots in Plato and the Sceptics to Descartes, Hume, Kant and Wittgenstein, skepticism presents a challenge that every philosopher must reckon with. In this outstanding collection philosophers engage with…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Three Centuries of Northern Population Censuses book cover

    Three Centuries of Northern Population Censuses

    Edited by Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    Over the last few decades, researchers in fields such as history, the social sciences and medicine have had improved access to census materials in northern Europe, making an update on these infrastructures both possible and topical. This book’s presentation of European census history and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies book cover

    Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge India

  • Socialism and Modern Thought book cover

    Socialism and Modern Thought

    By M. Kaufmann

    Originally published in 1895, this title provides fascinating insights into the development of socialism in the decades prior to the explosion of 20th century socialist revolutions. Kaufmann examines the influences of Christian ideas and European society on socialism to give a fuller picture of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indian, Black and Irish: Race, Racism and Capitalism in America book cover

    Indian, Black and Irish

    Race, Racism and Capitalism in America

    By James V. Fenelon

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • The Drama of Love and Death: A Study of Human Evolution and Transfiguration book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • England's Ideal and Other Papers on Social Subjects book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure: And Other Essays book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Light from the East: Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Towards Industrial Freedom book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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