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  1. Minor Knowledge and Microhistory

    Manuscript Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    By Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon, Davíð Ólafsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book outlines features of the history of education and communication during the long nineteenth century in Europe, examining how the existence of manuscript exchange as a sociocultural network questions the traditional view of the development of literacy, education, and communication. Formal...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Greening the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1940

    By Carole O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Urban parks are one of the most enduring and valued features of the British city. This book traces the social and cultural history of such parks from the Victorian period and beyond, placing the urban park in the context of the evolving city and examining the importance of green space to the urban...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism

    Edited by Hannah Ewence, Helen Spurling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  4. Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833

    Atlantic Archipelagos

    By Michael Morris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  5. Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers

    Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  6. Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledge

    Edited by Joy Damousi, Birgit Lang, Katie Sutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  7. Reassessing the Transnational Turn

    Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies

    Edited by Constance Bantman, Bert Altena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  8. The Afterlife of Used Things

    Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century

    Edited by Ariane Fennetaux, Amélie Junqua, Sophie Vasset

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  9. Expedition into Empire

    Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World

    Edited by Martin Thomas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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

  10. Luxury and Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Marjo Kaartinen, Anne Montenach

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    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