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Revivals

Exciting new releases from our Routledge Revivals list in this quarter include Trotsky's Where is Britain Going?; Samhain, a collection of the annual editions of the literary magazine edited by W. B. Yeats; and A Companion to Post-War British Theatre by Philip Barnes.

Special Offer:
We're pleased to announce we have extended our 15% discount offer on our Routledge Revivals bundles until the end of September. Browse our five subject specific bundles, covering Sociology, Philosophy, Literature, Economics and Politics, here.

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, reflecting the impressive breadth and depth of the Routledge backlist.

How long has the programme been active?
The first Routledge Revivals titles were published in July 2009. To date we have over 368 titles which are available in hardback, paperback, and a substantial percentage as ebooks.

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

  1. The Use of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    Californian Addresses

    By John H Muirhead

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1928, this book reproduces the lectures and addresses that John Henry Muirhead gave on various occasions during the two and a half years he spent as Lecturer of Philosophy on the Mills Foundation at the University of California, USA. The different chapters look at the meaning and...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Beltaine (Routledge Revivals)

    The Organ of the Irish Literary Theatre

    Edited by W B Yeats

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book is a faithful representation of the original edition of Beltaine, a literary magazine edited by W. B. Yeats from May 1899 to April 1900. Beltaine was the first of several magazines of the Irish Literary Theatre (later to become The Abbey Theatre) in which...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Samhain (Routledge Revivals)

    October 1901 - November 1908

    Edited by W B Yeats

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1970, this book includes all of the annual editions and also a final pamphlet of Samhain: October 1901 – November 1908, a literary magazine edited by W. B. Yeats. Samhain was one of the several magazines that the Irish Literary Theatre (later to become The Abbey Theatre) produced...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Peace Through Education (Routledge Revivals)

    The Contribution of the Council for Education in World Citizenship

    By Derek Heater

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, Peace Through Education records the history of the first 45 years of the Council for Education in World Citizenship (CEWC). It describes the rise in interest of increased international understanding in the years preceding the book’s publication and highlights the...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Women, Power and Subversion (Routledge Revivals)

    Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778-1860

    By Judith Lowder Newton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this book explores the reactions of some female writers to the social effects of industrial capitalism between 1778 and 1860. The period set in motion a crisis over the status of middle-class women that culminated in the constructed idea of "women’s proper sphere". This...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Plato's Theory of Knowledge (Routledge Revivals)

    By Norman Gulley

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1962, this book provides a systematic account of the development of Plato’s theory of knowledge. Beginning with a consideration of the Socratic and other influences which determined the form in which the problem of knowledge first presented itself to Plato, the author then works...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Policy Styles in Western Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jeremy Richardson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1982, Policy Styles in Western Europe considers the growth of the modern state in the 1980s and examines the implications of this for the making and implementation of public policy decisions. It argues that the business of government was simply easier in the 1970s and that the...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)

    By Philip Bean

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ‘rehabilitative ideal’ is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Women, Crime and Criminology (Routledge Revivals)

    A Feminist Critique

    By Carol Smart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, Women, Crime and Criminology presents a feminist critique of classical and contemporary theories of female criminality. It addresses the issue that criminology literature has, throughout history, been predominantly male-oriented, always treating female criminality as...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Medieval Political Ideas (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Ewart Lewis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1954, this book explores the political ideas of the Middle Ages. It covers the period from the investiture struggle to the end of the fifteenth century and provides comprehensive readings of otherwise inaccessible source material. Each chapter begins with an introductory essay on...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  11. Medieval Political Ideas (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume II

    By Ewart Lewis

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1954, this book explores the political ideas of the Middle Ages. It covers the period from the investiture struggle to the end of the fifteenth century and provides comprehensive readings of otherwise inaccessible source material. Each chapter begins with an introductory essay on...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  12. Gender, Class and Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Walker, Len Barton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, Gender, Class and Education is a collection of papers that formed presentations at the Westhill Sociology of Education Conference in January 1982, and is the fifth such collection to emerge from the annual conference. The conference theme, ‘Race, Class and Gender’, was not...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  13. A Companion to Post-War British Theatre (Routledge Revivals)

    By Philip Barnes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1986, this compilation offers a guide to the major aspects of contemporary British theatre. In the period covered, Britain was among the world leaders in theatre as the post-war years saw a remarkable surge in theatrical creativity, associated with the experimental, innovatory...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  14. Artisans and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century London (Routledge Revivals)

    John Gast and his Times

    By Iorwerth Prothero

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book was the first, full-length study of working-class movements in London between 1800 and the beginnings of Chartism in the later 1830s. The leaders and rank and file in these movements were almost invariably artisans, and this book examines the position of the...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  15. The Ties That Bind (Routledge Revivals)

    Law, Marriage and the Reproduction of Patriarchal Relations

    By Carol Smart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this book made an important and timely contribution to the development of the idea that the law is a major source of women’s oppression. Based on research of the theory and practice of family law, it examines the way in which private law operates to sustain, reproduce and...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Socio-Economic Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Richard J. Chorley, Peter Haggett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1968, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of seven of the chapters from the original Models in Geography, published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines this theme and examines the nature and function of...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Main Trends in the Science of Language (Routledge Revivals)

    By Roman Jakobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in Great Britain in 1973, Main Trends in the Science of Language was part of a series of books that resulted from a study carried out by UNESCO in collaboration with national and international research centres in the social sciences, as well as with groups of individual scholars....

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge