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Routledge Revivals

What is a Revival?

Routledge Revivals is a programme designed to reissue a wealth of out-of-print and unavailable titles written by some of the leading academic scholars of the last 120 years.

Which subject areas do the Revivals cover?

All subjects which fall within the spectrum of the Humanities and Social Sciences, thus far, the Revivals list is particularly strong in the areas of Sociology, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, Literature and History.

How long has the programme been active?

The first Routledge Revivals titles were published in July 2009 and a year later we have more than 360 titles available in hardback, with a substantial percentage of these already available as eBooks and some also in paperback as part of the paperbacks direct programme.

We regularly update our Revivals web page please visit this for the latest news, features and offers.

  1. The Byzantine Achievement (Routledge Revivals)

    An Historical Perspective, A.D. 330-1453

    By Robert Byron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this highly influential study offers a historical perspective on the Byzantine Empire, from the establishment of Constantinople by Emperor Constantine around 330 AD, through to the fall of Constantinople at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1453 AD. Byron’s work...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Essay on India (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Byron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1931, Robert Byron’s Essay on India evaluates the state of colonial rule in India and analyses the contemporary problems facing the country. Based upon Byron’s travelling experiences within India in 1929 as a correspondent for the Daily Express, the work explores political...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sanctuary? (Routledge Revivals)

    Remembering postwar immigration

    By Catherine Panich

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the ten years immediately following the Second World War, some 170 000 immigrants from Europe and Britain arrived in Australia. First published in 1988, this unique book recreates the experiences of those who fled a ravaged Europe to seek a new life in far-distant Australia. Their stories are...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Circulation in Population Movement (Routledge Revivals)

    Substance and concepts from the Melanesian case

    Edited by Murray Chapman, R. Mansell Prothero

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this collection of essays deals with processes of population movement and how they have operated over time. It is also about people: Melanesian’s who number some five million and inhabit the region stretching from the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya to the Independent...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. A Perspective of Wages and Prices (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry Phelps Brown, Sheila V. Hopkins

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in book form in 1981, this collection of essays originally written between 1955 and 1966 contains ground-breaking research and analysis on the study of wages and prices across seven centuries, with particular reference to builder’s wage rates and the price of a bundle of the...

    Published January 24th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Soviet Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    A Model for Development?

    By Alec Nove, J. A. Newth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1967, The Soviet Middle East provides an analysis of the economic and political status of the national republics of Central Asia and Transcaucasia, which were, at the time of the book’s initial publication, a part of the Soviet Union. The authors analyse their economic...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Conditions of Industrial Peace (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1927, Hobson’s treatise on industrial conflict analyses the nature and causes of industrial disputes with the aim of finding an equitable means of settling them. Assessing the notion of a fair wage within the context of the pool of wealth, Hobson sets about creating a peace...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Robert Denoon Cumming

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in Great Britain in 1968, this is an authoritative introduction to the life of one of the greatest intellectual figures of the twentieth century. Prompted by the belief that none of the parts of Sartre’s work is fully intelligible apart from the whole , this ambitious volume...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Economic Development of South-East Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in Economic History and Political Economy

    Edited by C. D. Cowan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, The Economic Development of South-East Asia: Studies in economic history and political economy contains eight papers originally written for a study group at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. The papers, edited by Professor C. D. Cowan, are written...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. A History of Medieval Ireland (Routledge Revivals)

    From 1086 to 1513

    By Edmund Curtis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1923, this formative history of Ireland is an extensive study of the period from 1086 – 1513. Beginning with the O’Brien High Kinship, Edmund Curtis takes us through the Anglo-Norman conquest and its sequel, ending with the death of Gerald ‘the Great Earl’ of Kildare in 1513, a...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Irish Historical Documents, 1172-1972 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edmund Curtis, R. B. Macdowell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1943, this volume collects together the principle Irish constitutional and political documents from the Introduction of English rule in the twelfth century to the treaty made between Great Britain and Ireland under Lloyd George’s government in 1921. The material is grouped into...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  12. The Second Coming

    Popular Millenarianism, 1780-1850

    By J. F. C. Harrison

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, The Second Coming is an experiment in the writing of popular history – a contribution to the history of the people who have no history and an exploration of some of the ideas, beliefs and ways of thinking of ordinary men and women in the late eighteenth and first half of...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Exploring Buddhism

    By Christmas Humphreys

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Buddhist field of knowledge is now so vast that few can master all of it, and the study and application of its principles must be a matter of choice. One may choose the magnificent moral philosophy of Theravada, the oldest school, or the Zen training of Japan; or special themes such as the...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  14. Both Sides of the Circle

    The Autobiography of Christmas Humphreys

    By Christmas Humphreys

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey’s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge