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Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns

by Heike Egner & Marén|Voss, Martin Schorch

It is widely assumed that humanity should be able to learn from calamities (e.g., emergencies, disasters, catastrophes) and that the affected individuals, groups, and enterprises, as well as the concerned (disaster-)...


Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie & Ulrike Wöhr

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation-states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state...


Understanding Aging and Diversity: Theories and Concepts

by Patricia Kolb

The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world...


Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition

by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti & Ismael Vaccaro

This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways...


Bedouin Of Northern Arabia

by Ingham

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Indigenous Networks: Mobility, Connections and Exchange

by Jane Carey & Jane Lydon

This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge...


From Sappho to De Sade (Routledge Revivals): Moments in the History of Sexuality

by Jan N. Bremmer

The history of sexuality has been the subject of increased interest in recent years and more widely acknowledged importance in the interpretation of past mentalités. Yet historians have only recently begun...


Anthropology of Nature

by Liz Libbrecht

It looks as though the anthropology of nature is an oxymoron of sorts, given that for the past few centuries, nature has been characterized in the West by humans’ absence, and humans, by their capacity to...


History Of Islamic Philosophy

by Henry Corbin

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Athens After the Peloponnesian War (Routledge Revivals): Class, Faction and Policy 403-386 B.C.

by Barry Strauss

Historians are used to studying the origins of war. The rebuilding in the aftermath of war is a subject that - at least in the case of Athens - has received far less attention. Along with the problems of reconstructing...


Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives

by Jongsoo Lee & Galen Brokaw

Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives presents an in-depth, highly nuanced historical understanding of this major indigenous Mesoamerican city from the conquest through the present. The book argues...


Women of the Place: Kastom, Colonialism and Gender in Vanuatu

by Margaret Jolly

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Ancestor Worship & Japanese Law

by Hozumi

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


A Residence at Sierra Leone: Described from a Journal Kept on the Spot and from Letters Written to Friends at Home.

by Elizabeth Helen Melville

First published in 1849, this is an account of the public and private lives of the Sierra Leoneans at that time.


Studies in Shinto & Shrines

by R. A. B. Ponsonby-Fane

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Kenana Handbook Of Sudan

by Peter Gwynvay Hopkins

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Duties of the Vizier

by G. P. F. Van Den Boorn

First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia

by Jie Yang

When thinking about the culture and economy of East Asia, many attribute to the region a range of dispositions, including a preference for consensus and social harmony, loyalty and respect towards superiors...


Social Identity

by Richard Jenkins

Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition...


Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

by Edward Westermarck

Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language...