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2019 History Titles for Review

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July 2019

  • Letters of Sir Robert Moray to the Earl of Kincardine, 1657–73

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Stevenson

    Sir Robert Moray (1608-1673) was one of the most active of the twelve founding members of the Royal Society, and as a close friend of King Charles, was a key figure in obtaining the royal patronage that was crucial to its status and growth. Whilst not an active or original researcher, Moray's role…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism

    The Corporatist Wave, 1st Edition

    By António Costa Pinto

    Latin American Dictatorships in the Era of Fascism focuses on the reverse-wave of dictatorships that emerged in Latin America during the 1930s and the transnational dissemination of authoritarian institutions in the era of fascism. António Costa Pinto revisits the study of authoritarian…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The Antebellum Press

    Setting the Stage for Civil War, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Sachsman, Gregory A. Borchard

    The Antebellum Press: Setting the Stage for Civil War reveals the critical role of journalism in the years leading up to America’s deadliest conflict by exploring the events that foreshadowed and, in some ways, contributed directly to the outbreak of war. This collection of scholarly essays traces…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture has remained constant: the use of ‘Model Workers’ for the purposes of propaganda and more recent public relations campaigns. In both a political and commercial context, the use of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • State Formation in Europe, 843–1789

    A Divided World, 1st Edition

    By Sverre Bagge

    State Formation in Europe, 843–1789 follows the formation and development of the European state from the division of the Carolingian Empire to the French Revolution. The book’s primary focus is on Europe’s patterns of internal and external development in comparison to political organization in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Spain, Rumor, and Anti-Catholicism in Mid-Jacobean England

    The Palatine Match, Cleves, and the Armada Scares of 1612-1613 and 1614, 1st Edition

    By Calvin F. Senning

    Geoffrey Parker has remarked that the Spanish Armada, though a disastrous defeat, was a considerable psychological success. Deep into the seventeenth century the specter of a returning armada haunted England. Twice in the middle of James I’s reign alarms occurred. One grew out of the king’s plan,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Nanotechnology and Its Governance

    1st Edition

    By Arie Rip

    This book charts the development of nanotechnology in relation to society from the early years of the twenty-first century. It offers a sustained analysis of the life of nanotechnology, from the laboratory to society, from scientific promises to societal governance, and attempts to modulate…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • A Long Walk To Church

    A Contemporary History Of Russian Orthodoxy, 2nd Edition

    By Nathaniel Davis

    Making use of the formerly secret archives of the Soviet government, interviews, and first-hand personal experiences, Nathaniel Davis describes how the Russian Orthodox Church hung on the brink of institutional extinction twice in the past sixty-five years. In 1939, only a few score widely…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • American Intelligence And The German Resistance

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    By Jurgen Heideking

    Even paranoids have enemies. Hitler's most powerful foes were the Allied powers, but he also feared internal conspiracies bent on overthrowing his malevolent regime. In fact, there was a small but significant internal resistance to the Nazi regime, and it did receive help from the outside world.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • No Clear And Present Danger

    A Skeptical View Of The UNited States Entry Into World War II, 1st Edition

    By Bruce M Russett

    From the Preface to the Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition:This was a controversial book, and likely remains so.? The world 25 years later looks quite different. With the end of the Cold War, the United States is now the world's only superpower. If this country cannot shape the international system…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • Twentieth Century Russia

    Ninth Edition, 9th Edition

    By Donald Treadgold

    Donald Treadgoldwas one of the most distinguished Russian historians of his generation. His Twentieth Century Russia, a standard text in colleges and universities for several decades,has been regularly revised and expanded to reflect new events and scholarship. The present revision, by Professor…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Secret War Against Hitler

    1st Edition

    By Fabian Von Schlabrendorff

    One of the few survivors of the German Resistance, von Schlabrendorff traces his anti-Nazi activity from his student days in the 1920s, through Hitler's rise to power, to the war and his involvement in the July 20, 1944, plot. He vividly recalls the double life of the Resistance leaders during…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • Children Of The Great Depression

    25th Anniversary Edition, 25th Edition

    By Glen H Elder

    In this highly acclaimed work first published in 1974, Glen H. Elder Jr. presents the first longitudinal study of a Depression cohort. He follows 167 individuals born in 1920?1921 from their elementary school days in Oakland, California, through the 1960s. Using a combined historical, social, and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • Mightier than the Sword

    How the News Media Have Shaped American History, 4th Edition

    By Rodger Streitmatter

    In this engaging examination of the media's influence on US history and politics, Rodger Streitmatter visits sixteen landmark episodes, from the American Revolution to the present-day fight for gay and lesbian marriage equality. In each of these cases, Streitmatter succinctly illustrates the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • Italy

    From Revolution to Republic, 1700 to the Present, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Spencer M. DiScala

    This essential book fills a serious gap in the field by synthesizing modern Italian history and placing it in a fully European context. Emphasizing globalization, Italy traces the country's transformation from a land of emigration to one of immigration and its growing cultural importance. Including…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge

  • Medical Memories and Experiences in Postwar East Germany

    Treatments of the Past, 1st Edition

    By Markus Wahl

    This book draws on the example of the major cities of Leipzig and Dresden to illustrate continuity and change in public health in the German Democratic Republic. Based on archival work, it will demonstrate how members of the medical profession successfully manipulated their pre-1945 past in order…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928

    1st Edition

    By Matthew McCormack

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688–1928 explores the history of citizenship in Britain during a period when admission to the political community was commonly thought about in terms of gender. Between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the Equal Franchise Act of 1928 the key question in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Rome: Continuing Encounters between Past and Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorigen Caldwell

    Few other cities can compare with Rome's history of continuous habitation, nor with the survival of so many different epochs in its present. This volume explores how the city's past has shaped the way in which Rome has been built, rebuilt, represented and imagined throughout its history. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Representing Emotions

    New Connections in the Histories of Art, Music and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Helen Hills

    Edited by Penelope Gouk

    Juxtaposing artistic and musical representations of the emotions with medical, philosophical and scientific texts in Western culture between the Renaissance and the twentieth century, the essays collected in this volume explore the ways in which emotions have been variously conceived, configured,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • Varieties of Seventeenth- and Early Eighteenth-Century English Radicalism in Context

    1st Edition

    By David Finnegan

    Edited by Ariel Hessayon

    The essays in this collection explore a number of significant questions regarding the terms 'radical' and 'radicalism' in early modern English contexts. They investigate whether we can speak of a radical tradition, and whether radicalism was a local, national or transnational phenomenon. In so…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Mercery of London

    Trade, Goods and People, 1130–1578, 1st Edition

    By Anne F. Sutton

    Although mercers have long been recognised as one of the most influential trades in medieval London, this is the first book to offer a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the trade from the twelfth to the sixteenth century. The variety of mercery goods (linen, silk, worsted and small…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Boundaries of the Law

    Geography, Gender and Jurisdiction in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Musson

    Exploring the boundaries of the law as they existed in medieval and early modern times and as they have been perceived by historians, this volume offers a wide ranging insight into a key aspect of European society. Alongside, and inexorably linked with, the ecclesiastical establishment, the law was…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Logistics of Warfare in the Age of the Crusades

    1st Edition

    Edited by John H. Pryor

    How were the Crusades made possible? There have been studies of ancient, medieval and early modern warfare, as well as work on the finances and planning of Crusades, but this volume is the first specifically to address the logistics of Crusading. Building on previous work, it brings together…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Pilgrims' Complaint

    A Study of Popular Thought in the Early Tudor North, 1st Edition

    By Michael Bush

    The Pilgrimage of Grace, a popular uprising in the north of England against Henry VIII's religious policies, has long been recognised as a crucial point in the fortunes of the English Reformation. Historians have long debated the motives of the rebels and what effects they had on government policy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700