History: World/International History

  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville: Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre book cover

    Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
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    Global Africa

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800: The Authoritative Word book cover

    A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Information and Power in History: Towards a Global Approach book cover

    Information and Power in History

    Towards a Global Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ida Nijenhuis, Marijke van Faassen, Ronald Sluijter, Joris Gijsenbergh, Wim de Jong

    The relationship between information and power is a relevant subject for all times. Today’s perceived ‘information revolution’ has caused information to become a separate object of study during the last two decades for several disciplines. As the contemporary perspective is dominant, information…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9 book cover

    Crisis and Conflict in Han China, 104 BC to AD 9

    1st Edition

    By Michael Loewe

    This book, first published in 1974, studies the historical development of China during the Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9), a time of great intellectual, religious and political change. The struggle between Reformists and Modernists is analysed using texts contemporary to the time, and this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Government of China, 1644-1911 book cover

    The Government of China, 1644-1911

    1st Edition

    By Pao Chao Hsieh

    This volume, first published in 1925, presents a clear background to the then-contemporary political situation in China, and in doing so sheds much light on the history of Chinese politics. In focusing on the political organization it generates an insightful study of Chinese government.…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Key Economic Areas in Chinese History: As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control book cover

    Key Economic Areas in Chinese History

    As Revealed in the Development of Public Works for Water-Control, 1st Edition

    By Ch'ao-Ting Chi

    This book, first published in 1936, offers the conception of the dynamics of the Key Economic Area as an aid to the understanding of Chinese economic history. By tracing their development through a historical study of the construction of irrigation and flood-control works and transport canals, it…

    Paperback – 2020-02-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • The Greek Junta and the International System: A Case Study of Southern European Dictatorships, 1967-74 book cover

    The Greek Junta and the International System

    A Case Study of Southern European Dictatorships, 1967-74, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constantine Arvanitopoulos, Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, Antonis Klapsis, Effie G. H. Pedaliu

    This book examines the international dimensions of the Greek military dictatorship of 1967-74 and uses it as a case study to evaluate the major shifts occurring in the international system during a period of rapid change. The policies of the major nation-states in both East and West were determined…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14 
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    Cold War History

  • Free Trade and Social Welfare in Europe: Explorations in the Long 20th Century book cover

    Free Trade and Social Welfare in Europe

    Explorations in the Long 20th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucia Coppolaro, Lorenzo Mechi

    This book deals with the historical relationship between international trade liberalisation – one of the backbones of globalisation – and the development of social welfare. In Europe the issue has regularly been at the centre of the political debate for at least two centuries, and still nowadays it…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Administrators of Empire book cover

    Administrators of Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Burkholder

    Published in 1998, the expansion of Europe overseas required the creation of institutions for governing the conquered peoples, as well as the conquerors, their descendants, and later immigrants. As a group, bureaucrats were essential for the preservation of extensive and long-lasting European…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revolutionary Iran: Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process book cover

    Revolutionary Iran

    Civil Society and State in the Modernization Process, 1st Edition

    By Masoud Kamali

    First published in 1998, Revolutionary Iran investigates two major political transformations in the modern history of Iran: the Constitutional Revolution of 1905-09 and the Islamic Revolution 1976-79 and their relation to the modernization of Iran in this century. It addresses a core question: Why…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800: Part II book cover

    Local Government in European Overseas Empires, 1450–1800

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J.R. Russell-Wood

    First published in 1999, this volume is an ambitious attempt to provide a wide-ranging introduction to local government in the overseas empires of Portugal, Spain, England and France, with further reference to the English East India Company and the Dutch East and West India Companies. In an…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Pilgrims’ Castle (‘Atlit), David’s Tower (Jerusalem) and Qal‘at ar-Rabad (‘Ajlun): Three Middle Eastern Castles from the Time of the Crusades book cover

    Pilgrims’ Castle (‘Atlit), David’s Tower (Jerusalem) and Qal‘at ar-Rabad (‘Ajlun)

    Three Middle Eastern Castles from the Time of the Crusades, 1st Edition

    By C.N. Johns, Denys Pringle

    First published in 1997, this collection includes papers on Crusader-era architecture in Palestine with a focus on ‘Atlit, the castle of ‘Ajlun and on the Citadel of Jerusalem, both the papers and sites of which have previously been difficult to access. The volume is presented partly to repair the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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