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  1. Scholars, Travellers and Trade

    The Pioneer Years of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, 1818-1840

    By R. B. Halbertsma

    Today, the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is internationally known for its outstanding archaeological collections. Yet its origins lie in an insignificant assortment of artefacts used for study by Leiden University. How did this transformation come about?Ruurd Halbertsma has delved into...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus

    By Hans-Friedrich Mueller

    Valerius Maximus was an indefatigable collector of historical anecdotes illustrating vice and virtue. Mueller focuses on what Valerius can tell us about Roman attitudes to religion, and argues that Roman religion could be deeply emotional....

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Archaeology and Language II

    Archaeological Data and Linguistic Hypotheses

    Edited by Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Using language to date the origin and spread of food production, Archaeology and Language II represents groundbreaking work in synthesizing two disciplines that are now seen as interlinked: linguistics and archaeology. This volume is the second part of a three-part survey of innovative results...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins

    Sex and Category in Roman Religion

    By Ariadne Staples

    Ariadne Staples provides an arresting and original analysis of the role of women in Roman society, which challenges traditionally held views and provokes further questions....

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Feminism, Culture and Embodied Practice

    The Rhetorics of Comparison

    By Carolyn Pedwell

    Series: Transformations

    Within both feminist theory and popular culture, establishing similarities between embodied practices rooted in different cultural and geo-political contexts (e.g. ‘African’ female genital cutting and ‘Western’ cosmetic surgery) has become increasingly common as a means of countering cultural...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Working with Affect in Feminist Readings

    Disturbing Differences

    Edited by Marianne Liljeström, Susanna Paasonen

    Series: Transformations

    Affect has become something of a buzzword in cultural and feminist theory during the past decade. References to affect, emotions and intensities abound, their implications in terms of research practices have often remained less manifest. Working with Affect in Feminist Readings: Disturbing...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Adorno, Habermas and the Search for a Rational Society

    By Deborah Cook

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Subalterns and Social Protest

    History from Below in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    The articles in this collection provide an alternative view of Middle Eastern history by focusing on the oppressed and the excluded, offering a challenge to the usual elite narratives. The collection is unique in its historical depth - ranging from the medieval period to the present - and its...

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Contemporary Commonwealth

    An Assessment 1965-2009

    Edited by James Mayall

    This collection of essays has been assembled to mark the centenary of The Round Table. It provides an analysis of the modern Commonwealth since the establishment of the Secretariat in 1965. Providing an overview of the contemporary Commonwealth, this book places the organization in its rich...

    Published January 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers

    By Michael L. Hilt, Jeremy H. Lipschultz

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    As the oldest members of the baby boomer generation head into their retirement years, this demographic shift is having a substantial influence on uses of mass media, as well as the images portrayed in these media. Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers provides a comprehensive...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

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