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1-10 of 32 results in Routledge Studies in Cultural History
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 3rd 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
The Holocaust is a pervasive presence in British culture and society. Schools have been legally required to deliver Holocaust education, the government helps to fund student visits to Auschwitz, the Imperial War Museum's permanent Holocaust Exhibition has attracted millions of visitors, and Britain...
Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge
Essays on the History of Psychiatry
This compelling book brings together many of the major papers published by Andrew Scull in the history of psychiatry over the past decade and a half. Examining some of the major substantive debates in the field from the eighteenth century to the present, the historiographic essays provide a...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
Scientific and Popular Representations
This edited collection explores the genesis of scientific conceptions of race and their accompanying impact on the taxonomy of human collections internationally as evidenced in ethnographic museums, world fairs, zoological gardens, international colonial exhibitions and ethnic shows. A deep...
Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge
Cultures of Power and Governance in Eurasia
This book is a sweeping historical survey of the origins, development and nature of state power. It demonstrates that Eurasia is home to a dominant tradition of arbitrary rule mediated through military, civil and ecclesiastical servants and a marginal tradition of representative and responsible...
Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge
Writing the Empire from Below
This collection brings much-needed focus to the vibrancy and vitality of minority and marginal writing about empire, and to their implications as expressions of embodied contact between imperial power and those negotiating its consequences from "below." The chapters explore how less powerful and...
Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge
The Afterlife of Used Things: Recycling in the Long Eighteenth Century
To Be Published October 27th 2014
Reassessing the Transnational Turn: Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies
To Be Published December 18th 2014
An Intellectual History of Blindness: The Enlightenment to the Present
To Be Published January 30th 2015
The Problem and Place of the Social Margins
To Be Published January 31st 2015
Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledge
To Be Published February 17th 2015
Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim
To Be Published February 18th 2015
Visualizing Jews Through the Ages: Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism
To Be Published March 15th 2015
Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833: Atlantic Archipelagos
To Be Published March 18th 2015
Greening the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1940
To Be Published June 14th 2015
Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions
To Be Published June 29th 2015