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2018 History Titles for Review

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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 – 2019-02-07 
    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 – 2018-12-17
    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
    Empires 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