History: European History

  • The European World 1500–1800: An Introduction to Early Modern History book cover

    The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transition phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism: A Transnational Biographical History book cover

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L. Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, the uncharted territory of women’s religious Enlightenment. Each chapter offers a biographical insight into the social and cultural context of female Enlighteners and how Catholic women in Europe used the thought and values of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Medieval World book cover

    The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Early Medieval Europe 300-1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching book cover

    Early Medieval Europe 300-1050

    A Guide for Studying and Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By David Rollason

    Early Medieval Europe 300-1050 provides students with the conceptual and methodological tools to investigate this complex period. David Rollason identifies the major research questions and historiographical debates and offers guidance on how to engage with and evaluate the major documentary sources…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance book cover

    Writing Southern Italy Before the Renaissance

    By Ronald G. Musto

    Why has the history of the Angevin kingdom of Naples, the richest and largest Italian political entity in the late Middle Ages, received so little attention in the Anglophone world? To help answer this question, this book analyzes the historiography of the south of Italy (the Mezzogiorno) in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums book cover

    Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    By Margaret Tali

    This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of minority community members which are rarely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Rethinking the Russian Revolution as Historical Divide book cover

    Rethinking the Russian Revolution as Historical Divide

    Edited by Matthias Neumann, Andy Willimott

    The Russian Revolution of 1917 has often been presented as a complete break with the past, with everything which had gone before swept away, and all aspects of politics, economy, and society reformed and made new. Recently, however, historians have increasingly come to question this view,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926 book cover

    Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926

    By Shannon Monaghan

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the victorious powers – more or less liberal democracies – argued that democracy would bring peace to Europe because this was the only effective way for legitimate states, with governments based on the consent of the governed, to be organized. What the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • How Thor Lost His Thunder: The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God book cover

    How Thor Lost His Thunder

    The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God

    By Declan Taggart

    How Thor Lost his Thunder is the first major English-language study of early medieval evidence for the Old Norse god, Thor. In this book, the most common modern representations of Thor are examined, such as images of him wreathed in lightning, and battling against monsters and giants. The origins…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Pursuing the Unity of Science: Ideology and Scientific Practice from the Great War to the Cold War book cover

    Pursuing the Unity of Science

    Ideology and Scientific Practice from the Great War to the Cold War

    Edited by Harmke Kamminga, Geert Somsen

    From 1918 to the late 1940s, a host of influential scientists and intellectuals in Europe and North America were engaged in a number of far-reaching unity of science projects. In this period of deep social and political divisions, scientists collaborated to unify sciences across disciplinary…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Routledge Revivals: Young Germany (1962): A History of the German Youth Movement book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Young Germany (1962)

    A History of the German Youth Movement

    By Walter Laqueur

    First published in 1962, this book examines Germany’s Free Youth Movement, a revolt of the younger generation in Germany from 1896 to 1933. This movement was one of the most significant factors in shaping modern Germany. Laqueur, who grew up in Germany, retraces the history of the movement, its…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

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