The Cultural Histories Series from Bloomsbury Academic is expanding with A Cultural History of Peace.
This six volume set is an extensive survey of 2,500 years from ancient times to the present day that traces how different cultures and societies have thought about, struggled for, developed and sustained peace in different ways and at different times.
Volume 1: A Cultural History of Peace in Antiquity (500 BCE – 800 CE), edited by Shelia Ager, University of Waterloo, Canada.
Volume 2: A Cultural History of Peace in the Medieval Age (800 – 1450), edited by Walter Simons, Dartmouth College, USA.
Volume 3: A Cultural History of Peace in the Renaissance (1450 – 1648), edited by Isabella Lazzarini, University of Molise, Italy.
Volume 4: A Cultural History of Peace in the Age of Enlightenment (1648 – 1815), edited by Stella Ghervas, Newcastle University, UK and David Armitage, Harvard University, USA.
Volume 5: A Cultural History of Peace in the Age of Empire (1815 – 1920), edited by Ingrid Sharp, University of Leeds, UK.
Volume 6: A Cultural History of Peace in the Modern Age (1920 – present), edited by Ronald Edsforth, Dartmouth College, USA.
These volumes all cover themes on peace including human nature, war and peace, pacifism and religion and peace movements, with each book presenting a chapter on the 8 themes allowing the reader to get a broad overview on it throughout history.
A Cultural History of Peace | 9781474241359 | Hardback | 6 volumes | Published: 19th March 2020 | RRP £395