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  • Parliament, Inventions and Patents: A Research Guide and Bibliography book cover

    Parliament, Inventions and Patents

    A Research Guide and Bibliography

    By Phillip Johnson

    This book is a research guide and bibliography of parliamentary material, including the Old Scottish Parliament and the Old Irish parliament, relating to patents and inventions from the early seventeenth century to 1976. It chronicles the entire history of a purely British patent law before the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge

  • Fascism and the Masses: The Revolt Against the Last Humans, 1848-1945 book cover

    Fascism and the Masses

    The Revolt Against the Last Humans, 1848-1945

    By Ishay Landa

    Highlighting the "mass" nature of interwar European fascism has long become commonplace. Throughout the years, numerous critics have construed fascism as a phenomenon of mass society, perhaps the ultimate expression of mass politics. This study deconstructs this long-standing perception. It argues…

    Hardback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Benin Plaques: A 16th Century Imperial Monument book cover

    The Benin Plaques

    A 16th Century Imperial Monument

    By Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch

    The 16th century bronze plaques from the kingdom of Benin are among the most recognized masterpieces of African art, and yet many details of their commission and installation in the palace in Benin City, Nigeria, are little understood. The Benin Plaques, A 16th Century Imperial Monument is a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain book cover

    Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain

    Edited by Jacqueline Jenkinson

    Around 250,000 Belgian refugees who fled the German invasion spent the First World War in Britain – the largest refugee presence Britain has ever witnessed. Welcomed in a wave of humanitarian sympathy for ‘Poor Little Belgium’, within a few months Belgian exiles were pushed off the front pages of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Television Studies book cover

    An Introduction to Television Studies

    4th Edition

    By Jonathan Bignell

    An Introduction to Television Studies provides students with a comprehensive framework for understanding the key concepts and main approaches to television studies. Topics covered include: audience research, television history and broadcasting policy and the analytical study of individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Bentham's Political Thought book cover

    Bentham's Political Thought

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh

    In this book, first published in 1973, the editor has drawn heavily on Bentham’s manuscripts and has tried to provide a coherent statement of Bentham’s legal and political thought. Unlike Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes or Mill, Bentham did not write one single work containing the basic principles of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

  • Libertarian Thought in Nineteenth Century Britain: Freedom, Equality and Authority book cover

    Libertarian Thought in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Freedom, Equality and Authority

    By William R. McKercher

    This book, first published in 1987, aims to characterise and identify the intellectual heritage of the proponents of the libertarian tradition. To set this within a theoretical framework, these ideas will be examined by using the pragmatic and conceptual formulations of freedom and authority, two…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

  • India and Turkey: Past Connections, Contemporary Debates book cover

    India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Civic Performance: Pageantry and entertainments in early modern London book cover

    Civic Performance

    Pageantry and entertainments in early modern London

    Edited by J Caitlin Finlayson, Amrita Sen

    Pageantry in sixteenth and seventeenth century London played a major role in civic life not merely as spectacle but as a means of formulating, articulating, and often transforming civic identity. Civic Performance: Pageantry and Entertainments in Early Modern London brings together essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama

  • The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism: The State, Continuity and Change book cover

    The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism

    The State, Continuity and Change

    By Arie Krampf

    The economic history of Israel is often portrayed as a story of transformation from interventionism/socialism to liberalization and market economy. This narrative is promoted both by liberal economists who praise the market-oriented reforms as well as by social-democrat activists who condemn it as…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts book cover

    Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    The colonial periods in Theravada Buddhist countries were important because they provided a shock to what were generally seen as declining Buddhist communities. This book analyses the conditions of Theravada Buddhist communities under colonialism. Chapters by experts in the field examine Theravada…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Indian Frontier: Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires book cover

    The Indian Frontier

    Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires

    By Jos Gommans

    This omnibus brings together some old and some recent works by Jos Gommans on the warhorse and its impact on medieval and early modern state-formation in South Asia. These studies are based on Gommans’ observation that Indian empires always had to deal with a highly dynamic inner frontier between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

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