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  • Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation book cover

    Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation

    By Anselm Heinrich

    The Second World War went beyond previous military conflicts. It was not only about specific geographical gains or economic goals, but also about the brutal and lasting reshaping of Europe. Theatre in Europe under German Occupation explores the ultimately unsuccessful part that theatre played in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State: The People’s Army and the Korean War book cover

    Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Borderline Virginities: Sacred and Secular Virgins in Late Antiquity book cover

    Borderline Virginities

    Sacred and Secular Virgins in Late Antiquity

    By Sissel Undheim

    How and why did virginity come to play such a crucial part in the Christian Church in the formative and defining period of Late Antiquity? Undheim analyses the negotiations over what constituted virginity, and assesses its socio-religious value, in fourth-century Rome by looking at those at the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science, 1774–1801 book cover

    British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science, 1774–1801

    By Peter J. Aschenbrenner

    Upon declaring independence from Britain in July 1776, the United States Congress urgently needed to establish its credentials as a legitimate government that could credibly challenge the claims of the British Crown. In large measure this legitimacy rested upon setting in place the procedural and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    International Relations and the European Atlantic World, 1660-1830

  • Cohabitation in Europe: A revenge of history? book cover

    Cohabitation in Europe

    A revenge of history?

    Edited by Dalia Leinarte, Jan Kok

    Originating from discussions about the reasons for, and regional variations behind, the remarkable rise in cohabitation that started in the 1970s – a rise that continues to this day – this book explores the main stimuli behind cohabitation. The variation in levels of cohabitation cannot be…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • The Cinematic Eighteenth Century: History, Culture, and Adaptation book cover

    The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Borders, Conflict Zones, and Memory: Scholarly engagements with Luisa Passerini book cover

    Borders, Conflict Zones, and Memory

    Scholarly engagements with Luisa Passerini

    Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia, Franca Iacovetta

    This volume pays tribute to Luisa Passerini, whose scholarship has had a major impact on feminist and other scholars around the world. First known internationally for developing new conceptual approaches to oral history and memory studies based on the recognition of the subjective nature of memory,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Rockites, Magistrates and Parliamentarians: Governance and Disturbances in Pre-Famine Rural Munster book cover

    Rockites, Magistrates and Parliamentarians

    Governance and Disturbances in Pre-Famine Rural Munster

    By Shunsuke Katsuta

    Early nineteenth-century Ireland witnessed widespread and prolonged rural unrest, as groups of labourers and smallholders formed secret societies demanding land reform, fair rents, the protection of wages and an end to tithes. One of the most active of these groups - the Rockites - waged a vigorous…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Rural Worlds: Economic, Social and Cultural Histories of Agricultures and Rural Societies

  • Understanding Racist Activism: Theory, Methods and Research book cover

    Understanding Racist Activism

    Theory, Methods and Research

    By Kathleen M. Blee

    White supremacist groups are highly secretive, so their public propaganda tell us little about their operations or the people they attract. To understand the world of organized racism, it is necessary to study it from the inside, by talking to their members and observing their groups. Doing so…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Governing Europe in a Globalizing World: Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis book cover

    Governing Europe in a Globalizing World

    Neoliberalism and its Alternatives following the 1973 Oil Crisis

    By Laurent Warlouzet

    The complex relationship between globalization and European integration was shaped mainly in the 1970s. During this decade, globalization began, for the first time, to threaten Western European prosperity. Using an innovative approach, the book shows how western Europeans coped with the challenges…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Government and the European Union

  • The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region: Evolution and Transformation book cover

    The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region

    Evolution and Transformation

    By Evgeny Khvalkov

    This book focuses on the network of the Genoese colonies in the Black Sea area and their diverse multi-ethnic societies. It raises the problems of continuity of the colonial patterns, reveals the importance of the formation of the late medieval / early modern colonialism, the urban demography, and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • The Origins of the German Principalities, 1100-1350: Essays by German Historians book cover

    The Origins of the German Principalities, 1100-1350

    Essays by German Historians

    Edited by Graham A. Loud, Jochen Schenk

    The history of medieval Germany is still rarely studied in the English-speaking world. This collection of essays by distinguished German historians examines one of most important themes of German medieval history, the development of the local principalities. These became the dominant governmental…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

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