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  1. Representations of Slave Women in Discourses on Slavery and Abolition, 1780–1838

    By Henrice Altink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This book analyzes textual representations of Jamaican slave women in three contexts--motherhood, intimate relationships, and work--in both pro- and antislavery writings. Altink examines how British abolitionists and pro-slavery activists represented the slave women to their audiences and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750–1830

    By Leonard Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750–1830 constitutes the first comprehensive study of the philanthropic asylum system in Georgian England. Using original research and drawing upon a wide range of expertise on the history of mental health this book demonstrates the crucial role of the...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Challenging Identities

    Edited by Peter Madsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume gathers scholars from a range of disciplines - including sociology, philosophy, theology, law, genetics, gender studies, and history - to explore the conceptual fields related to concepts of "identity," as well as empirical aspects of "identities." It demonstrates&...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elizabeth M. Craik

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik’s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world – which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera –...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. God and Greater Britain

    Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland, 1843-1945

    By John Wolffe

    Concern and debate over the role of religion in the make up of the United Kingdom is a contemporaneously relevant as it was in the nineteenth century. God and Greater Britain is a survey of the contribution of religion to society, politics, culture and national self-understanding in Britain and...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Political Thought in Ireland Since the Seventeenth Century

    Edited by D. George Boyce, Dr Robert Eccleshall, Robert Eccleshall, Vincent Geoghegan

    These pioneering essays provide a unique study of the development of political ideas in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The book breaks away from the traditional emphasis in Irish historiography on the nationalism/unionism debate to focus instead on previously neglected areas...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Germany 1945-1949

    A Sourcebook

    By Manfred Malzahn

    The period 1945-1949 is generally acknowledged as a critical period for the German people and their collective history. But it did not, Manfred Malzahn argues, lead inevitably to the construction of the Berlin Wall. As in 1989, so in 1945 the German people were prepared to break away from...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Culture of English Antislavery, 1780-1860

    By David Turley

    This book provides a fresh overall account of organised antislavery by focusing on the active minority of abolutionists throughout the country. The analysis of their culture of reform demonstrates the way in which alliances of diverse religious groups roused public opinion and influenced political...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women and Marriage in Nineteenth-Century England

    By Mrs Joan Perkin, Joan Perkin

    The 'bonds of matrimony' describes with cruel precision the social and political status of married women in the nineteenth century. Women of all classes had only the most limited rights of possession in their own bodies and property yet, as this remarkable book shows, women of all classes found...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge