New and Published Books
11-20 of 21 results in Routledge Studies in Cultural History
Sites of Production
This new book investigates the relationship of film to history, power, memory, and cultural citizenship. The book is concerned with two central issues: firstly, the participation of film and filmmakers in articulating and challenging projects of modernity; and, secondly, the role of film in shaping...
Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge
Transitions in Literature, Media, and Philosophy
Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on African culture, arts, and philosophy from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to present identitarian positions in the climate of globalism, multiculturalism, and mass media. By focusing...
Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge
In its various European contexts, the invention and spread of newspapers in the seventeenth century had a profound effect on early modern culture and politics. While recent research has explored the role of the newspaper in transforming information into ideology in various European countries, this...
Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge
From Leibniz to Nietzsche
This concise overview of the perception of Islam in eight of the most important German thinkers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries allows a new and fascinating investigation of how these thinkers, within their own bodies of work, often espoused contradicting ideas about Islam and...
Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge
Ireland and Transnationalism
This impressive volume takes a broad critical look at Irish and Irish-related cinema through the lens of genre theory and criticism. Secondary and related objectives of the book are to cover key genres and sub-genres and account for their popularity. The result offers new ways of looking at Irish...
Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge
The Seventeenth Century to the Present
According to the World Health Organization, approximately seventy percent of men and thirty percent of women in Russia smoke, and the WHO estimated that at the close of the twentieth century 280,000 Russians died every year from smoking-related illnesses – a rate over three...
Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge
English Readers and the Scottish Enlightenment, 1740–1830
Making British Culture explores an under-appreciated factor in the emergence of a recognisably British culture. Specifically, it examines the experiences of English readers between around 1707 and 1830 as they grappled, in a variety of circumstances, with the great effusion of Scottish authorship –...
Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge
Politics and Publics, 1750–2000
This book argues for a historical perspective on issues relating to the notion of participatory media. Working from a broad concept of media – including essays on the 19th century press, early sound media, photography, exhibitions, television and the internet – the book offers a broad empirical...
Published November 1st 2010 by Routledge
With interdisciplinary analyses of texts whose origins span the diversity of the Jewish and Muslim traditions, the provocative essays collected in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in the Francophone World offer startling insights into the meaning of the volatile history of this conflict in the...
Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge
C.L.R. James' Critique of Modernity
Rethinking Race, Politics, and Poetics offers a critical appraisal of C.L.R. James as a major twentieth-century activist-intellectual, exploring his prolific output spanning decades within genres as diverse as history, philosophy, sociology, literary and cultural criticism, prose fiction, and...
Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge
Holocaust Consciousness in Contemporary Britain
To Be Published May 30th 2013
Identity, Aesthetics, and Sound in the Fin de Siècle: Redesigning Perception
To Be Published August 18th 2013
Disease and Crime: A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health
To Be Published September 4th 2013
Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage, and Slavery
To Be Published December 14th 2013
Critical Perspectives on Colonialism: Writing the Empire from Below
To Be Published December 30th 2013
An Intellectual History of Blindness: The Enlightenment to the Present
To Be Published February 27th 2014