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  1. A Nineteenth Century Teacher

    John Henry Bridges

    By Susan Liveing

    Originally published in 1926 and whilst not a biography in the strictest sense, this volume presents John Bridges’ life and character against the social and political background of the nineteenth century as well as examining his legacy for current generations....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Education as History

    By Harold Silver

    Originally published 1983.This book explores the nature of the social history of education. It examines what aspects of the history of education have been neglected and why. The themes explored include the relationship between education and the emergence of social science, the reputations of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Church, State and Schools

    By James Murphy

    Originally published 1971, this volume unravels the complicated history of the religious question in British education. The background of the key Acts of Parliament which established the "dual" system – of Church and Local Authority school – is examined. The changing policies of different religious...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Buildings

    Edited by Rohinton Emmanuel

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    The ‘fit for purpose’ of the built environment has been a focus of attention since classical times, both in the West and in the East. However, an explicit focus on ‘sustainable buildings’ is relatively new. The last two decades in particular have seen an explosion of published material on the...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Exercise Psychology

    Edited by Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert Eklund

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    Exercise Psychology has grown substantially in recent years and has now matured into an established and widely studied discipline. Many universities offer graduate and undergraduate programmes in exercise science worldwide, and there are a number of scientific and applied journals in the field that...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women Writers of the First World War: An Annotated Bibliography

    By Sharon Ouditt

    'They also serve who only stand and wait' The idea of there being a 'women's writing' during the First World War is often dismissed. The war, the story goes, was a masculine domain, and as women did not fight, it is also assumed that they were excluded from a war experience. This bibliography...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Women and Gender in Science and Technology

    Edited by Londa Schiebinger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sports History

    Edited by Wray Vamplew

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sports Studies

    Once winners started to be recorded Sports History began. Academic Sports History, however, was much longer in coming and there was no concerted productivity in the field till the 1970s. Two strands developed: one out of Physical Education whose practitioners mainly saw Sports History as facts and...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Human Capital

    Edited by Pedro Teixeira

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    In recent decades, human capital has become one of the most popular and influential research programmes in the academy. Its influence is not limited to economics, but has proved to be significant to many other social sciences; indeed, it has infused social and political debates about education and...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Magic and Witchcraft

    Edited by Michael Bailey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Magic and witchcraft have been important components of almost every human culture throughout history, and continue to be so in the present day, both globally and in the West. These topics have attracted an enormous amount of scholarship, but publications are often scattered, and scholars working in...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Language Variation and Change
    Edited by Robert Bayley, Richard Cameron
    To Be Published September 8th 2014
  2. Philosophy of Sport
    Edited by Scott Kretchmar, Peter Hopsicker
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology
    By Various
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  4. Roman Britain to Saxon England: An Archaeological Study
    By C.J. Arnold
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  5. Field Archaeology
    By R.J.C. Atkinson
    To Be Published October 19th 2014

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