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11-20 of 33 results in Routledge Studies in Cultural History
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 22nd 2013 by Routledge
A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health
Disease and crime are increasingly conflated in the contemporary world. News reports proclaim "epidemics" of crime, while politicians denounce terrorism as a lethal pathological threat. Recent years have even witnessed the development of a new subfield, "epidemiological criminology," which merges...
Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge
This book is an analytic and historical portrait of the volatile decades at the beginning of the 20th century. Engaging with avant-garde art and thought, and concentrating on two of the most controversial and still culturally relevant personalities of Viennese modernism - Sigmund Freud and...
Published September 16th 2013 by Routledge
Reconstructing the Ancient Past in Britain, France and Germany
Across the nineteenth century, scholars in Britain, France and the German lands sought to understand their earliest ancestors: the Germanic and Celtic tribes known from classical antiquity, and the newly discovered peoples of prehistory. New fields – philology, archeology and anthropology –...
Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge
Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings
Empires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings is an exciting collection of original essays exploring the meaning and existence of conflicting and coexisting hierarchies in colonial settings. With investigations into the colonial past of a diversity of regions...
Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Cultural Considerations of Physical Impairment
What was it like to be disabled in the Middle Ages? How did people become disabled? Did welfare support exist? This book discusses social and cultural factors affecting the lives of medieval crippled, deaf, mute and blind people, those nowadays collectively called "disabled." Although the word did...
Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge
Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present
Americans Experience Russia analyzes how American scholars, journalists, and artists envisioned, experienced, and interpreted Russia/the Soviet Union over the last century. While many histories of diplomatic, economic, and intellectual connections between the United States and the Soviet Union can...
Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge
Histories of Postmodernism reexamines the history of the constellation of ideas and thinkers associated with postmodernism. The increasingly dominant historical narrative depicts a relatively smooth development of ideas from Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger, through a range of French...
Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge
Intersections of Science, Culture, and Politics after the First World War
Whether in science or in international politics, neutrality has sometimes been promoted, not only as a viable political alternative but as a lofty ideal – in politics by nations proclaiming their peacefulness, in science as an underpinning of epistemology, in journalism and other intellectual...
Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge
Making Slavery Visible in the Public Space
The public memory of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade, which some years ago could be observed especially in North America, has slowly emerged into a transnational phenomenon now encompassing Europe, Africa, and Latin America, and even Asia – allowing the populations of African descent,...
Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge
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
Minor Knowledge and Microhistory: Manuscript Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century
To Be Published June 29th 2015
An Intellectual History of Blindness: The Enlightenment to the Present
To Be Published July 14th 2015
Transnational South America: Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860-1920
To Be Published July 31st 2015