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  1. Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Genealogies of Legal Vision

    Edited by Peter Goodrich, Valérie Hayaert

    Series: Discourses of Law

    It was the classical task of legal rhetoric to make law both seen and understood. These conjoint goals came to be separated and opposed in modernity and a degree of blindness ensued. Legal reason was increasingly deemed to be a purely textual enterprise. Against this constraint and in furtherance...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Viking Diaspora

    By Judith Jesch

    Series: The Medieval World

    The Viking Diaspora presents the early medieval migrations of people, language and culture from mainland Scandinavia to new homes in the British Isles, the North Atlantic, the Baltic and the East as a form of ‘diaspora’. It discusses the ways in which migrants from Russia in the east to Greenland...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K H WATERS

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)

    By Suzanne Dixon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Roman Mother, first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pompey the Great (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Leach

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero. Pompey the Great, first published in...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A History of Astronomy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Walter W. Bryant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of Astronomy, first published in 1907, offers a comprehensive introduction to the steady development of the science since its inception in the ancient world up to the momentous progress of the nineteenth century. It includes biographical material relating to the most famous names in the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Two Centuries of Irish History (Routledge Revivals)

    1691-1870

    Edited by R. Barry O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of papers, first published in 1888, presents the history of Ireland as it unfolded from the Treaty of Limerick in 1691 until the Land Act of 1870 and the Home Rule Movement. Written at a time of great national interest in the ‘Irish Problem’, Two Centuries of Irish History tells the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sue Blundell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Aemilius Paullus (Routledge Revivals)

    Conqueror of Greece

    By William Reiter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lucius Aemilius Paullus was largely responsible for the inclusion of Greece in the growing empire of the Republic. He is most often presented as a man of pristine virtue and philhellenic persuasion, but this image has clouded his personality as well as the events in which he was involved. Aemilius...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge