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Major Works

Major Works: Social & Cultural History

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 170 new and published major works in the subject of Social & Cultural History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. The Feminists

    Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920

    By Richard J. Evans

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the world in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It deals not only with Britain and the United States but also with Australia, New...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Edwardian Woman

    By Duncan Crow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Covering the period from the beginning of the twentieth century to the outbreak of the First World War, this entertaining account describes the lives of women in all classes of society: the entertainments they watched, the clothes they wore, their education and the effect it had on women’s...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Mrs Annie Besant

    A Modern Prophet

    By Theodore Besterman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Having already published a bibliography on Annie Besant, Theodore Besterman in this book continued with the story of her life. She was a prominent British Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator who lived between 1847 and 1933.Originally published in 1934, this work is fascinating...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1928 and 1992, Routledge Library Editions: Women's History offers a selection of scholarship covering women's roles, gender battles, feminism and other issues through the ages. Topics include women in the World Wars, prostitution in Victorian...

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution

    Routledge Library Editions: Retailing and Distribution brings together as one set, or individual volumes, groundbreaking retail studies from the field of human geography. Encompassing town and retail planning, marketing geography, the development of shopping centres and the rise of consumerism...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Japan 1555-1800: A Comp. Bibliog (ES 1-vol.)

    A most comprehensive bibliography of books in English published before 1800 and includes descriptions of Japan or any related subjects. The value of bibliographic data of approx. 4,520 titles are added by the number of pages where Japan is depicted. From the Preface by Takaku Shimada:--- Since I...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Edition Synapse

  7. Foundations of the Nat. Trust (ES 8-vol. set)

    Edited by Kazuyoshi Oishi, Yukiko Dejima

    The National Trust, which protects—and makes accessible—over 350 historic houses, gardens, and monuments for the benefit of the public, is a charity, totally independent of Government. The Trust relies for its income on membership fees and donations. It is now one of the most successful...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Edition Synapse

  8. Victorian Household Management (ES 5-vol. set)

    Edited by Yoriko Imata

    A facsimile collection of six household and cookery manuals published in mid-Victorian Britain. An extremely valuable source of information for those studying Victorian life / culture and history of women. From the preface by Nicola Humble--- The nineteenth century saw a dramatic increase in the...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Edition Synapse

  9. American Negro Spirituals (ES 4-vol. set)

    Edited by Keiko Wells

    Published by EPM in Japan and distributed outside of Japan by Routledge - The first major reprint collection of African-American music, including negro spirituals, slave songs, and African-American folk songs: crucial cultural artefacts for those seeking to understand the development of...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Edition Synapse

  10. Lives Most Eminent British Painters (ES 6-vol. set)

    Edited by Kozo Shioe

    - Following the style of the most famous book of Renaissance art history, Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects by Giorgio Vasari, this is one of the most comprehensive books of British art history covering the early period to the early nineteenth century. - Alain...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Edition Synapse

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Arthurian Literature
    By Various
    To Be Published July 16th 2014
  2. Shakespeare at Work, 1592-1603
    By G.B. Harrison
    To Be Published August 6th 2014
  3. Arthurian Drama: An Anthology
    Edited by Alan Lupack
    To Be Published August 7th 2014
  4. Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe
    Edited by Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Timothy Champion
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  5. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery
    By Alix Wilkinson
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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