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New and Published Books

  1. The Problem and Place of the Social Margins

    Edited by Andrew Spicer, Jane Stevens Crawshaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This volume crosses geographical as well as chronological divides in order to emphasise the mutability of the social margins, making an important contribution to research on social and urban history by considering a variety of groups identified as "marginal." Focusing on two key themes in relation...

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women in Magazines

    Research, Representation, Production, and Consumption

    Edited by Sue Hawkins, Nicola Phillips, Rachel Ritchie, S. Jay Kleinberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Women have been important contributors to and readers of magazines since the development of the periodical press in the nineteenth century. By the mid-twentieth century, millions of women read the weeklies and monthlies that focused on supposedly "feminine concerns" of the home, family and...

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Guta Lag and Guta Saga: The Law and History of the Gotlanders

    Edited by Christine Peel

    Series: Routledge Medieval Translations

    Guta Lag, the law of the independent island of Gotland, is one of the earliest laws of Scandinavia. The historical appendix to the law, Guta Saga, was written in the thirteenth or fourteenth century. Together, Guta Lag and its accompanying Saga provide an invaluable insight into the lives of the...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. C. Bird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1986, examines the evolution and application of the policies of wartime governments designed to deal with the danger to national security thought to be posed by enemy alien residents, and considers the social and political forces which helped shape these policies. The...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Frontiers, Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies in South Asia

    By Kaushik Roy

    This book uses cross-cultural analysis across Eurasia and Afro-Asia to trace the roots of contemporary border disputes and insurgencies in South Asia. It discusses the way frontiers of British India, and consequently the modern states of India and Pakistan, were drafted through negotiations backed...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge India

  6. Imagining Ancient Cities in Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ars et Ingenium: The Embodiment of Imagination in Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s Drawings

    By Pari Riahi

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    When did drawing become an integral part of architecture? Among several architects and artists who brought about this change during the Renaissance, Francesco di Giorgio Martini’s ideas on drawing recorded in his Trattati di architettura, ingegneria e arte militare (1475-1490) are significant....

    Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Mary Lincoln

    Southern Girl, Northern Woman

    By Stacy Pratt McDermott

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    One of America’s most compelling First Ladies, Mary Lincoln possessed a unique vantage point on the events of her time, even as her experiences of the constraints of gender roles and the upheaval of the Civil War reflected those of many other women. The story of her life presents a microcosm...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Space, Place and Gendered Identities

    Feminist History and the Spatial Turn

    Edited by Kathryne Beebe, Angela Davis

    In the last two decades, historians have increasingly sought to understand how environments, ‘built’ and otherwise, architectural surroundings, landscapes, and conceptual ‘places’ and ‘spaces’ have affected the nature and scope of political power, cultural production and social experience . The...

    Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    By Annie Abram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge