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  1. Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

    A Dark Epilogue

    By Niall Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Between August 1918 and March 1919 a flu pandemic spread across the globe and in just under a year 40 million people had died from the virus worldwide. This is the first book to provide a total history and seriously analyze the British experiences during that time.The book provides the most...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)

    Girls' Initiation Rites in Greek Mythology

    By Ken Dowden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins – slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden, first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Dandyism and Transcultural Modernity

    The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris

    By Hsiao-yen Peng

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"—transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Religion Of Islam

    By F.A. Klein

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious

    Law, Literature and Culture

    By David Gurnham

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. American Women during World War II

    An Encyclopedia

    By Doris Weatherford

    American Women during World War II documents the lives and stories of women who contributed directly to the war effort via official and semi-official military organizations, as well as the millions of women who worked in civilian defense industries, ranging from aircraft maintenance to...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Martial Arts and the Body Politic in Meiji Japan

    By Denis Gainty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In 1895, the newly formed Greater Japan Martial Virtue Association (Dainippon Butokukai) held its first annual Martial Virtue Festival (butokusai) in the ancient capital of Kyoto. The Festival marked the arrival of a new iteration of modern Japan, as the Butokukai’s efforts to define and popularise...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Shell Shock to PTSD

    Military Psychiatry from 1900 to the Gulf War

    By Edgar Jones, Simon Wessely

    The application of psychiatry to war and terrorism is highly topical and a source of intense media interest. Shell Shock to PTSD explores the central issues involved in maintaining the mental health of the armed forces and treating those who succumb to the intense stress of combat. Drawing on...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Adele Marion Fielde

    Feminist, Social Activist, Scientist

    By Leonard Warren

    Adele Marion Fielde, born in 1839, was a teacher, an evangelist, a social activist, scientist, lexicographer, writer and lecturer. As an American missionary in China, she became a local teacher and evangelist, struggling to reconcile her Baptist upbringing with her restless intellect. As an...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

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