History: World/International History

  • Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World book cover

    Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge engages with the ongoing conversation among historians of science and medicine, what is a scientific network, how does it form and what work does it do in making knowledge? Building on over two decades of work on the republic of letters and long-distance networks this…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Children, Education and Empire in Early Sierra Leone: Left in Our Hands book cover

    Children, Education and Empire in Early Sierra Leone

    Left in Our Hands

    By Katrina Keefer

    Nineteenth century Sierra Leone presented a unique situation historically as the focal point of early Abolitionist efforts, settlement within West Africa by westernized Africans, and a rapid demographic increase through the judicial emancipation of Liberated Africans. Within this complex and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism: Reversing the Gaze book cover

    The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism

    Reversing the Gaze

    Edited by Susannah Heschel, Umar Ryad

    Edward Said’s Orientalism, by Edward Said, now more than fifty years old, has to be one of the most frequently cited book among academics in a wide range of disciplines, and the most frequently assigned book to undergraduates at colleges. Among the common questions raised in response to Said’s…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Southeast Asian Education in Modern History: Schools, Manipulation, and Contest book cover

    Southeast Asian Education in Modern History

    Schools, Manipulation, and Contest

    Edited by Pia Maria Jolliffe, Thomas Richard Bruce

    Knowledge transfer is one of the most important engines of industrialization and modernization. Southeast Asia experienced a variety of colonialisms, and in the case of Thailand went uncolonised. It was therefore subject to different patterns of knowledge transfer and dispersion over the course of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Socialist Imaginations: Utopias, Myths, and the Masses book cover

    Socialist Imaginations

    Utopias, Myths, and the Masses

    Edited by Jakub Beneš, Stefan Arvidsson, Anja Kirsch

    This interdisciplinary volume offers a crucial new perspective on the appeal and profound cultural meaning of socialism in the modern world. At a time when socialism appears to be in inexorable decline, it is time to rethink the factors that account for its meteoric—and, in the past two centuries,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World: The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora book cover

    Identity, Spirit and Freedom in the Atlantic World

    The Gold Coast and the African Diaspora

    By Robert Hanserd

    What is the importance of African worldviews, histories and individual lives to identity, spirituality and perceptions of freedom in the Afro-Atlantic? This book uses West African culture and history as a viewpoint to specify that central question. The author includes oral, archival and other…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • League of Democracies: A Solution to 21st Century Global Problems book cover

    League of Democracies

    A Solution to 21st Century Global Problems

    By John J. Davenport

    In the 21st century, as the peoples of the world grow more closely tied together, the question of real transnational government will finally have to be faced. The end of the Cold War has not brought the peace, freedom from atrocities, and decline of tyranny for which we hoped. It is also clearer…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia: Mountain Communities of Pamir book cover

    Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    Mountain Communities of Pamir

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia book cover

    The World and a Very Small Place in Africa

    A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia, 4th Edition

    By Donald R. Wright

    The World and a Very Small Place in Africa is a fascinating look at how contacts with the wider world have affected how people have lived in Niumi, a small and little-known region at the mouth of West Africa’s Gambia River, for over a thousand years. Drawing on archives, oral traditions and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Mercantilism, Account Keeping and the Periphery-Core Relationship book cover

    Mercantilism, Account Keeping and the Periphery-Core Relationship

    By Cheryl Susan McWatters

    Studies of mercantilism have tended to focus on the effects on the originating countries and populations. This new essay collection, based on extensive archival research, redresses that balance to examine the impact such trade had on indigenous populations and peripheral countries.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa book cover

    Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    Paul E. Lovejoy has researched and written on African history and African diaspora history for more than 30 years. This book brings together key four themes of his work, Conceptual Issues of Enslavement; Enforced Migration; Identity and Diaspora, and Biography and Slavery. The first explores…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance

    Edited by John Bayliss, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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