Thursday, May 1, 2014

A Selection of Routledge Monographs Freely Accessible for a Limited Time

Routledge Free to View Monographs: Humanities
A Selection of Routledge Monographs Freely Accessible for a Limited Time

Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  1. Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

    The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to add to our understanding of the nature of this contact and its social and economic...
    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge
  2. The Prehistory of Iberia

    Debating Early Social Stratification and the State

    The origin and early development of social stratification is essentially an archaeological problem. The impressive advance of archaeological research has revealed that, first and foremost, the pre-eminence of stratified or class society in today’s world is the result of a long social struggle. This...
    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  1. Rome in the Pyrenees

    Lugdunum and the Convenae from the first century B.C. to the seventh century A.D.

    Rome in the Pyrenees is a unique treatment in English of the archaeological and historical evidence for an important Roman town in Gaul, Lugdunum in the French Pyrenees, and for its surrounding people the Convenae. The book opens with the creation of the Convenae by Pompey the Great in the first...
    Published September 6th 2007 by Routledge
  2. Plato's Dialectic on Woman

    Equal, Therefore Inferior

    With the birth of the feminist movement classicists, philosophers, educational experts, and psychologists, all challenged by the question of whether or not Plato was a feminist, began to examine Plato’s dialogues in search of his conception of woman. The possibility arose of a new focus affecting...
    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

Routledge Studies in Ancient History

Banishment in the Later Roman Empire, 284-476 CE

This book offers a reconstruction and interpretation of banishment in the final era of a unified Roman Empire, 284-476 CE. Author Daniel Washburn argues that exile was both a penalty and a symbol. It applied to those who committed a misstep or crossed the wrong person; it also stood as a marker of...
Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge


  1. What's the trick? I tried to read part of Lugdunum, but the screen went dark after the 8th or 9th page.

  2. Perhaps I complained too soon; patience has never been one of my major virtues. When I returned to the site, the next page had come up. So, patience is more than ever needed.

    After a while, I was blocked from reading further without returning to the original page for the book and clicking again on view within.