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Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism
This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in...
Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge
This book participates in the modern recovery of the memory of the long-forgotten relationship between Scotland and the Caribbean. Drawing on theoretical paradigms of world literature and transnationalism, it argues that Caribbean slavery profoundly shaped Scotland’s economic, social and cultural...
Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge
Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim
Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the...
Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge
The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the...
Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge
Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies
This edited volume reassesses the ongoing transnational turn in anarchist and syndicalist studies, a field where the interest in cross-border connections has generated much innovative literature in the last decade. It presents and extends up-to-date research into several dynamic historiographic...
Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge
Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century
Recycling is not a concept that is usually applied to the eighteenth century. “The environment” may not have existed as a notion then, yet practices of re-use and transformation obviously shaped the early-modern world. Still, this period of booming commerce and exchange was also marked by scarcity...
Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World
Expeditionary journeys have shaped our world, but the expedition as a cultural form is rarely scrutinized. This book is the first major investigation of the conventions and social practices embedded in team-based exploration. In probing the politics of expedition making, this volume is itself a...
Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge
This book conceives the role of the modern town as a crucial place for material and cultural circulations of luxury. It concentrates on a critical period of historical change, the long eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, that was marked by the passage from a society of scarcity to one of...
Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge
Mobility, Connections and Exchange
This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge for new imperial and transnational histories: to explore the historical role of...
Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge
Memory, Heritage, and Slavery
This book is a transnational and comparative study examining the processes that led to the memorialization of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade in the second half of the twentieth century. Araujo explores numerous kinds of initiatives such as monuments, memorials, and museums as well as heritage...
Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge
Greening the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1940
To Be Published June 14th 2015
Minor Knowledge and Microhistory: Manuscript Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century
To Be Published June 29th 2015
Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions
To Be Published July 23rd 2015
Transnational South America: Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860-1920
To Be Published July 31st 2015
New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations
To Be Published September 14th 2015
The Problem and Place of the Social Margins
To Be Published October 14th 2015
An Intellectual History of Blindness: The Enlightenment to the Present
To Be Published November 30th 2015