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  1. Utopia Antiqua

    Readings of the Golden Age and Decline at Rome

    By Rhiannon Evans

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Utopia Antiqua is a fresh look at narratives of the Golden Age and decline in ancient Roman literature of the late Republic and imperial period. Through the lens of utopian theory, Rhiannon Evans looks at the ways that Roman authors, such as Virgil, Ovid and Tacitus, use and reinvent Greek myths...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Architects of the International Financial System

    By Anthony Endres

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    Who were the great thinkers on international finance in the mid-twentieth century? What did they propose should be done to create a stable international financial order for promoting world trade and economic growth? This important book studies the ideas of some of the most innovative economists in...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Gigs

    Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Chevigny

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    Gigs provides a fascinating account of a unique victory for musicians against repressive entertainment licensing laws. It provides a much-needed study of the social, political, cultural and legal conditions surrounding a change in law and public attitudes toward vernacular music in New York City....

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Christianity, Tolerance and Pluralism

    A Theological Engagement with Isaiah Berlin's Social Theory

    By Michael Jinkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book provides a sustained, critical and theological engagement with arguably the most crucial aspect of contemporary society - its diversity. The author finds in the social theory of Isaiah Berlin a number of fruitful ways to reframe the debate over these questions, and to contribute to a more...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Price Index and its Extension

    A Chapter in Economic Measurement

    By Sydney N. Afriat

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The book is not an unrestricted survey engaging a vast and repetative literature, but a systematic treatise within clear boundaries, largely a document of Afriat's own work. The original motive of the work is to elaborate a concept of what really is a price index, which, despite some kind of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media

    Producing Health in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Virginia Berridge, Kelly Loughlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This collection opens up the post war history of public health to sustained research-based historical scrutiny. Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media examines the development of a new view of 'the health of the public' and the influences which shaped it in the post war years. Taking a broad...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. China on Video

    Smaller-Screen Realities

    By Paola Voci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines—film, media,...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Divine Violence

    Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty

    By James R. Martel

    Divine Violence looks at the question of political theology and its connection to sovereignty. It argues that the practice of sovereignty reflects a Christian eschatology, one that proves very hard to overcome even by left thinkers, such as Arendt and Derrida, who are very critical of it. These...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Symposium on J. L. Austin (Routledge Revivals)

    By K T Fann

    JL Austin (1911-1960) exercised in Post-war Oxford an intellectual authority similar to that of Wittgenstein in Cambridge. Although he completed no books of his own and published only seven papers, Austin became through lectures and talks one of the acknowledged leaders in what is called ‘Oxford...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Four Pragmatists

    A Critical Introduction to Peirce, James, Mead and Dewey

    By Israel Scheffler

    First published in 1974, this book is a critical introduction to the work of four quintessential pragmatist philosophers: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, George Herbert Mead and John Dewey. Alongside providing a general historical and biographical account of the pragmatist movement, the...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

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