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  • Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Serena Ferente, Lovro Kunčević, Miles Pattenden

    Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe examines the norms and practices of collective decision-making across pre-modern European history, east and west, and their influence in shaping both intra- and inter-communal relationships. Bringing together the work of twenty specialist contributors, this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • After Sputnik

    America, the World, and Cold War Conflicts, 1st Edition

    By Alan J. Levine

    On October 4, 1957 in the midst of the Cold War, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial earth satellite. For the West, and especially the United States, it was a shattering blow to national morale and pride. It led to a deep-seated fear that the Soviet Union would surpass the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300–1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Middleton, James E. Shaw

    Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300–1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through to the modern era.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Ghetto in Global History

    1500 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Z. Goldman, Joe William Trotter, Jr.

    The Ghetto in Global History explores the stubborn tenacity of ‘the ghetto’ over time. As a concept, policy, and experience, the ghetto has served to maintain social, religious, and racial hierarchies over the past five centuries. Transnational in scope, this book allows readers to draw…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Monumental Conflicts

    Twentieth-Century Wars and the Evolution of Public Memory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek R. Mallett

    Monumental Conflicts examines 20th century wars from the First World War to the First Gulf War, each chapter analyzing how public memory has evolved over time. The chapters raise fascinating questions about war and memory: Why are wars remembered as they are? What factors drive changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft is an exploration of witchcraft in the literature of Britain and America from the 16th and 17th centuries through to the present day. As well as the themes of history and literature (politics and war, genre and intertextuality), the book considers issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich L. Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, the uncharted territory of women’s religious Enlightenment. Each chapter offers a biographical insight into the social and cultural context of female Enlighteners and how Catholic women in Europe used the thought and values of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • America Enters the Cold War

    The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950, 1st Edition

    By Kevin E. Grimm

    America Enters the Cold War provides a succinct and insightful analysis of the foreign policy decisions which shaped America’s early involvement in the Cold War. In focusing on key documents and detailing the ideological foundations of U.S. foreign policy, Kevin Grimm situates the events of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World, 1st Edition

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In this succinct dual biography, Laura Chmielewski demonstrates how the lives of two French explorers – Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper – reveal the diverse world of early America. Following the explorers' epic journey through the center of the American…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Rethinking the American Prison Movement

    1st Edition

    By Dan Berger, Toussaint Losier

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show that prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, uprisings, writings, and diverse coalitions with free-world…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe, 900–1400

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Ostrowski, Christian Raffensperger

    Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe provides imagined biographies of twenty different figures from all walks of life living in Eastern Europe from 900 to 1400. Moving beyond the usual boundaries of speculative history, the book presents innovative and creative interpretations of the people, places…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context

    1st Edition

    By June Carolyn Erlick

    This concise book provides an accessible overview of the history of the telenovela in Latin America within a pan-Latino context, including the way the genre crosses borders between Latin America and the United States. Telenovelas, a distinct variety of soap operas originating in Latin America, take…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Latin American Tópicos

  • The Intriguing Life and Ignominious Death of Maurice Benyovszky

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Drummond

    Published in 1790, Maurice Benyovszky’s posthumous memoir was an instant sensation. A tale of exploration and adventure beginning with his daring escape from a Siberian prison and ending with his coronation as King of Madagascar, it was translated into several languages and adapted for the theatre…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

  • Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation

    1st Edition

    By John C. Miller

     Probably no American statesman displayed more constructive imagination than did Alexander Hamilton. Prodigal of ideas, bursting with plans for diversifying the economy, and obsessed by a determination to make the United States a powerful nation under a centralized government, he left an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

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