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2018/2019 History Titles for Review

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February 2019

December 2018/January 2019

  • The English Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanley Carpenter

    The English Civil Wars of 1642-1651, part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between 1639 and 1660 caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • Warfare in Latin America - Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Centeno

    This two volume work is the first extensive collection of analytical materials regarding the history of war in Latin America. Covering pre-history to the 1990s, it also includes accounts from every region and form of warfare. Experts on the continent and those who work on the military in other…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • Crusading and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natasha R. Hodgson, Katherine J. Lewis, Matthew M. Mesley

    This volume presents the first substantial exploration of crusading and masculinity, focusing on the varied ways in which the symbiotic relationship between the two was made manifest in a range of medieval settings and sources, and to what ends. Ideas about masculinity formed an inherent part of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423

    Original Texts And English Summaries, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Luttrell, Greg O'Malley

    The Countryside of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306–1423 explores the main themes of settlement, population and defence of the countryside of Rhodes from 1306 to 1423, approximately halfway through the period of Hospitaller rule. Based largely on the Hospital’s Rhodian archive, this book is the scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    The Military Religious Orders

  • Neutrality in World History

    1st Edition

    By Leos Müller

    Neutrality in World History provides a cogent synthesis of five hundred years of neutrality in global history. Author Leos Müller argues that neutrality and neutral states, such as Switzerland, Sweden and Belgium, have played an important historical role in implementing the free trade paradigm,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Themes in World History

  • Atlantic Lives

    A Comparative Approach to Early America, 2nd Edition

    By Timothy Shannon

    Paperback – 2019-01-25

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Magic

    1st Edition

    By Sophie Page, Catherine Rider

    The Routledge History of Medieval Magic brings together the work of scholars from across Europe and North America to provide extensive insights into recent developments in the study of medieval magic between c.1100 and c.1500. This book covers a wide range of topics, including the magical texts…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge Histories

  • Unknown Conflicts of the Second World War

    Forgotten Fronts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Murray

    Unknown Conflicts of the Second World War: Forgotten Fronts is a collection of chapters dealing with various overlooked aspects of the Second World War. The aim is to give greater depth and context to the war by introducing new stories about regions of the world and elements of the war rarely…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22

  • Eldad’s Travels: A Journey from the Lost Tribes to the Present

    1st Edition

    By Micha J Perry

    In the latter years of the ninth century, a mysterious figure arrived in the North African Jewish community of Kairouan. The visitor, Eldad of the tribe of Dan, claimed to have arrived from the kingdom of the Israelite tribes whose whereabouts had been lost for over a millennium and a half.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22

  • Agrarian Women, the Gender of Dairy Work, and the Two-Breadwinner Model in the Swedish Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Lena Sommestad

    Edited by Grey Osterud

    In this volume, Lena Sommestad explores the significance of rural womanhood in the formation of Sweden’s gender-egalitarian welfare state in the early 20th century. Drawing on a rich array of documents, photographs, and interviews with women and men, she analyzes the changing gender division…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21

  • Urbanizing Nature

    Actors and Agency (Dis)Connecting Cities and Nature Since 1500, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Soens, Dieter Schott, Michael Toyka-Seid, Bert De Munck

    What do we mean when we say that cities have altered humanity’s interaction with nature? The more people are living in cities, the more nature is said to be "urbanizing": turned into a resource, mobilized over long distances, controlled, transformed and then striking back with a vengeance as "…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the early modern period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik

    The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948, 1st Edition

    By Daphna Sharfman

    This book presents a multidimensional case study of international human rights in the immediate post-Second World War period, and the way in which complex refugee problems created by the war were often in direct competition with strategic interests and national sovereignty. The case study is the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • International Perspectives on Publishing Platforms

    Image, Object, Text, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meghan Forbes

    With large-scale scholarly projects dedicated to digitizing print-based magazines and a concurrent turn towards digital mapping and data visualization, periodicals that were once accessible only in the archive now have the capacity to reach a wider audience, and make visible previously overlooked…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Resistance in Colonial and Communist China, 1950-1963

    Anatomy of a Riot, 1st Edition

    By R. B. E. Price

    The history of colonial East Asia is a human anatomy describing beneficial organs of foreign rule. Proclaiming itself a schematic diagram open to inspection, the anatomy of the late British Empire nevertheless obscured much more than it revealed. This analogy in Price’s provocative Cold War history…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • Cities, Railways, Modernities

    London, Paris, and the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos López Galviz

    Cities, Railways, Modernities chronicles the transformation that London and Paris experienced during the nineteenth century through the lens of the London Underground and the Paris Métro. By highlighting the multiple ways in which the future of the two cities was imagined and the role that railways…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, The History of Africa provides an accessible narrative from earliest prehistory to the present day, with unusual attention paid to the ordinary lives of Africans. This survey includes a wealth of indigenous ideas, African concepts, and traditional outlooks that have…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08

  • The Multi-Sensory Image from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Hunter-Crawley, Erica O'Brien

    This volume responds to calls in visual and material cultural studies to move beyond the visual and to explore the multi-sensory impact of the image, across a wide range of cultural and historical contexts. What does it mean to practise art history after the material and sensory turns? What is an…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20

  • Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Valerie McGowan-Doyle, Vincent Carey

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • Family Fortunes

    Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780–1850, 3rd Edition

    By Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall

    First published to wide critical acclaim in 1987, Family Fortunes has become a seminal text in class and gender history, and its influence in the field continues to be extensive today. The book explores the middle-class family and its place in the development of capitalist society. It argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

  • Technology and American Society

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By Gary Cross, Richard Szostak

    Paperback – 2018-12-19

  • The Masculine Modern Woman

    Pushing Boundaries in the Swedish Popular Media of the 1920s, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Ingemarsdotter

    This book takes a fresh approach to one of the most popular cultural symbols of modernity in the 1920s—the "masculine" modern woman. Uncovering discourses on female masculinity in interwar Sweden, a nation that struggled to become modern but not decadent, this study examines cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

November 2018

  • The Fourth Crusade

    Event and Context, 1st Edition

    By Michael J Angold

    The Fourth Crusade (1202-4) was one of the key events in medieval historyThe fall of Constantinople to the Venetians and the soldiers of the fourth crusade in April 1204 was its climax. It ensured that Byzantium’s days as a great power were over. It equally ensured that westerners would dominate…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    The Medieval World

  • A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour

    John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–1807, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Byrne

    A Scientific, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour: John Lee In England, Wales and Ireland, 1806–7, is a critical edition of the travel diaries and sketchbooks of Dr John Lee FRS (né Fiott, 1783–1866), published for the first time. Shortly after graduating from Cambridge University, Lee set out on a…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • The Jews

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Matthias Lehmann

    The Jews: A History is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. Placing Jewish history within its wider cultural context, the book covers a broad time span, stretching from ancient Israel to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03

  • Peter Abelard and Heloise

    Collected Studies, 1st Edition

    By David Luscombe

    These essays provide original reflections and new evidence for the lives and work of an outstanding medieval couple, Peter Abelard and Heloise. The main themes of the author's studies are the careers and the thought of Peter Abelard, his philosophy, theology and monastic teaching, his relationship…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies brings together the various fields within which transregional phenomena are scientifically observed and analysed. This handbook presents the theoretical and methodological potential of such studies for the advancement of the conceptualization of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Archiving Settler Colonialism

    Culture, Space and Race, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yu-ting Huang, Rebecca Weaver-Hightower

    Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Race, and Space brings together 15 essays from across the globe, to capture a moment in settler colonial studies that turns increasingly towards new cultural archives for settler colonial research. Essays on hitherto under-examined materials—including postage…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Signs and Wonders in Britain’s Age of Revolution

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abigail J. Hartman, Timothy G. Fehler

    Signs and Wonders in Britain’s Age of Revolution is an original collection of primary sources from the era encompassing the political, religious, and social tumult of the English Civil War. With a focus on Britain in the seventeenth century and covering topics such as astrology, scurrilous…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20

  • Gratian and the Schools of Law, 1140-1234

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Stephan Kuttner

    Edited by edited by Peter Landau

    Collected Studies CS1071 The central figure in this volume is that of Gratian, whose monumental compilation of canon law sparked off the revival of legal studies in the medieval West. In other collections of essays, Stephan Kuttner dealt with the development of canon law in the two centuries that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • French Soldiers' Morale in the Phoney War, 1939-1940

    1st Edition

    By Maude Williams, Bernard Wilkin

    The collapse of the French army in 1940 is a well-researched topic in Second World War Studies but a surprising gap in the historiography emerges when it comes to the study of the French military prior to the German offensive of May 1940. Using various public and private sources in different…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of France

  • The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism

    1st Edition

    By Nina Witoszek

    This book discusses the ongoing revolution of dignity in human history as the work of ‘humanist outliers’: small groups and individuals dedicated to compassionate social emancipation. It argues that anti-authoritarian revolutions like 1989’s ‘Autumn of the Nations’ succeeded in large part due to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Crusading and Trading between West and East

    Studies in Honour of David Jacoby, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Menache, Benjamin Z. Kedar, Michel Balard

    For almost sixty years Professor David Jacoby devoted his research to the economic, social and cultural history of the Eastern Mediterranean and this new collection reflects his impact on the study of the interactions between the Italian city-states, Byzantium, the Latin East and the realm of Islam…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Greeks without Greece

    Homelands, Belonging, and Memory amongst the Expatriated Greeks of Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Huw Halstead

    Faced with discrimination in Turkey, the Greeks of Istanbul and Imbros overwhelmingly left the country of their birth in the years c.1940–1980 to resettle in Greece, where they received something of a lukewarm reception from the government and segments of the population. This book explores the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Eurocommunism

    From the Communist to the Radical European Left, 1st Edition

    By Ioannis Balampanidis

    Eurocommunism constitutes a "moment" of great transformation connecting the past and the present of the European Left, a political project by means of which left-wing politics in Europe effected a definitive transition to a thoroughly different paradigm. It rose in the wake of 1968 – that pivotal…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • The Italian Wars 1494-1559

    War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe, 2nd Edition

    By Christine Shaw, Michael Mallett

    The Italian Wars 1494–1559 outlines the major impact that these wars had, not just on the history of Italy, but on the history of Europe as a whole. It provides the first detailed account of the entire course of the wars, covering all the campaigns and placing the military conflicts in their…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707

    1st Edition

    By Cristina Bravo Lozano

    Spain and the Irish Mission, 1609-1707 examines Spanish confessional policy in 17th-century Ireland. Cristina Bravo Lozano provides an innovative perspective on Spanish-Irish relations during a crucial period for Early Modern European history. Key historical actors and events are brought to the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks – local and long-distance, informal and institutional, religious and secular – as one of the important phenomena of the early modern world. It seeks to answer questions about what role these networks played in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01

  • Criminal Justice During the Long Eighteenth Century

    Theatre, Representation and Emotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lemmings, Allyson N. May

    This book applies three overlapping bodies of work to generate fresh approaches to the study of criminal justice in England and Ireland between 1660 and 1850. First, crime and justice are interpreted as elements of the "public sphere" of opinion about government. Second, "performativity" and speech…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Informal Marriages in Early Modern Venice

    1st Edition

    By Jana Byars

    Conditions of the marriage market and sexual culture, and the needs of wealthy families and their members created social tensions in the late sixteenth and early-seventeenth century Venice. This study details these tensions and discusses concubinage– a long-term, sexual, non-marital union - as an…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge Research in Gender and History