History: European History

  • Living the Death of Democracy in Spain: The Civil War and Its Aftermath book cover

    Living the Death of Democracy in Spain

    The Civil War and Its Aftermath

    Edited by Susana Belenguer, Ciaran Cosgrove, James Whiston

    This volume brings together new interdisciplinary perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, its victims, its contentious ending, and its aftermath. In exploring the slow demise of the Spanish Republic and the course of the Civil War, the authors have chosen to range in turn over cinematic, literary…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Getting it Wrong in Spain: From Civil War to Uncivil Peace (1936-1975) book cover

    Getting it Wrong in Spain

    From Civil War to Uncivil Peace (1936-1975)

    Edited by Susana Belenguer

    This book brings together different and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, its victims, its contentious ending, and its aftermath. In exploring the slow demise of republican ideals, contributors range over many diverse historical and cultural topics — discussing, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany: Recent Studies in Agricultural History book cover

    Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany

    Recent Studies in Agricultural History

    Edited by Robert G. Moeller

    This collection of essays, first published in 1986, provides an exciting introduction to modern German agrarian history. The essays offer a revised account of the agricultural sector in an industrial Germany, and provide an extensive methodological, conceptual and thematic range. This collection…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720: Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People book cover

    A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720

    Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People

    By Sheldon J. Watts

    This thoroughly readable and stimulating social history of Western Europe, first published in 1984, explores the family, religion and the supernatural, and the social structure and social controls of rural society. This title will be of interest not only to students, but to anyone who is anxious to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918

    An Empire Besieged, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Aksan

    The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918 examines the social and military transformation of the Ottoman Empire in an era of global imperialism. This new edition now covers up to the end of the First World War in 1918, includes an overarching narrative which will provide the perfect introduction to the period…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Histories of Crime in Denmark, 1500 to 2000

    Edited by Tyge Krogh

    This book places the history of crime in Denmark in the context of international crime history, taking a comparative approach to issues including Nordic system of justice, the role of the Lutheran confession in the construction of crime, crime control in a strongly centralized state,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Governing Post-Imperial Siberia and Mongolia, 1911–1924: Buddhism, Socialism and Nationalism in State and Autonomy Building book cover

    Governing Post-Imperial Siberia and Mongolia, 1911–1924

    Buddhism, Socialism and Nationalism in State and Autonomy Building

    By Ivan Sablin

    The governance arrangements put in place for Siberia and Mongolia after the collapse of the Qing and Russian Empires were highly unusual, experimental and extremely interesting. The Buryat-Mongol Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic established within the Soviet Union in 1923 and the independent…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered: International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969 book cover

    The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered

    International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969

    By Laurien Crump

    The Warsaw Pact is generally regarded as a mere instrument of Soviet power. In the 1960s the alliance nevertheless evolved into a multilateral alliance, in which the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact members gained considerable scope for manoeuvre. This book examines to what extent the Warsaw Pact…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • The Russian Revolution book cover

    The Russian Revolution

    By James Mavor

    The revolutionary movements of 1905-1907 formed the first stage of the Russian Revolution, followed by an interval of peace and economic prosperity, but the outbreak of WWI and social unrest led to further revolutionary action in 1917 resulting in the abdication and murder of Tsar Nicholas II and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Italian merchants in the early-modern Spanish monarchy

    Business relations, identities and political resources

    Edited by Catia Brilli, Manuel Herrero Sánchez

    Italian businessmen played a key role in both international trade and finance from the Middle Ages until the first decades of the seventeenth century. While the peak of their influence within and beyond Europe has been thoroughly examined by historians, the way in which merchants from the Italian…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Chosen Legacies: Heritage in Regional Identity book cover

    Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity

    By Linde Egberts

    The urge for regional identity has not declined in the process of globalization. Rather, heritage is used to develop regional distinctiveness and to charge identities with a past. Particularly helpful for this aim are creational stories, Golden Ages or recent, shared traumas. Some themes such as…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads: Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History book cover

    Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

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