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11-20 of 37 results in Routledge Studies in Cultural History
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
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 10th 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 17th 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 22nd 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 24th 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 7th 2013 by Routledge
Greening the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1940
To Be Published June 15th 2015
Minor Knowledge and Microhistory: Manuscript Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century
To Be Published June 30th 2015
Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions
To Be Published July 24th 2015
Transnational South America: Experiences, Ideas, and Identities, 1860-1920
To Be Published August 1st 2015
New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations
To Be Published September 16th 2015
The Problem and Place of the Social Margins
To Be Published October 15th 2015
An Intellectual History of Blindness: The Enlightenment to the Present
To Be Published December 1st 2015