History: European History

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 

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    The Third Reich

    5th Edition

    By David G. Williamson

    The Third Reich is a succinct, comprehensive examination of the major debates surrounding this crucial period in modern German history. The character and operation of the Nazi state, and of its global consequences, have been discussed and disputed since 1933. David G. Williamson’s Seminar Studies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Seminar Studies

  • Pierre Legendre: God in the Mirror: A Study of the Institution of Images book cover

    Pierre Legendre: God in the Mirror

    A Study of the Institution of Images

    By Pierre Legendre

    In the context of our increasingly global legal order, Pierre Legendre’s God in the Mirror reconsiders the place of law within the division of existing bodies of knowledge. Navigating the texts of Ovid, Augustine, Roman jurists, medieval canon lawyers, Freud, Lacan, the notebooks of Leonardo de…

    Paperback – 2018-01-21 
    Discourses of Law

  • Between Empire and Europe: Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War book cover

    Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political…

    Hardback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

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    Edited by Katherine Harloe, Nicoletta Momigliano, Alexandre Farnoux

    Hellenomania, the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multidisciplinary exploration of the modern reception of ancient Greek material culture in cultural practices ranging from literature to architecture, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, cinema, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17 
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

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    Hungary since 1945

    By Árpád von Klimó

    Lying on the political fault line between East and West for the past seventy five years, the significance of Hungary in geopolitical terms has far outweighed the modest size of its population. This book charts the main events of these tumultuous decades including the 1956 Uprising, the end of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

  • Remaking the Readymade: Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica book cover

    Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Holocaust Theater: Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation book cover

    Holocaust Theater

    Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation

    By Gene Plunka

    Facts about the Holocaust are one way of learning about its devastating impact, but presenting personal manifestations of trauma can be more effective than citing statistics. Holocaust Theater addresses a selection of contemporary plays about the Holocaust, examining how collective and individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 

  • Women, Land Rights and Rural Development: How Much Land Does a Woman Need? book cover

    Women, Land Rights and Rural Development

    How Much Land Does a Woman Need?

    By Esther Kingston-Mann

    The failure to include gender in the economic history of rural development has severely limited our understanding of privatizing, collectivist and colonial economic policies that disrupted and transformed the lives of rural women and men in the modern world. This book is unique in its focus on…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • 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 – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge Studies in Cultural 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 

  • Balzac and the French Revolution book cover

    Balzac and the French Revolution

    By Ronnie Butler

    First published in 1983. Balzac’s novels are one of the largest and most important sources for the history of post-revolutionary France, but they have scarcely been tapped as they should be. Approaching the subject from the perspective of a literary, the author shows in detail how specific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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