History: Modern History 1750-1945

  • The Late Ottoman Empire and Egypt: Hybridity, Law and Gender book cover

    The Late Ottoman Empire and Egypt

    Hybridity, Law and Gender

    By Elizabeth H Shlala

    Law and identification transgressed political boundaries in the nineteenth-century Levant. Over the course of the century, Italo-Levantines- elite and common- exercised a strategy of resilient hybridity whereby an unintentional form of legal imperialism took root in Egypt.   This book contributes…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation book cover

    Theatre in Europe Under German Occupation

    By Anselm Heinrich

    The Second World War went beyond previous military conflicts. It was not only about specific geographical gains or economic goals, but also about the brutal and lasting reshaping of Europe. Theatre in Europe under German Occupation explores the ultimately unsuccessful part that theatre played in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Rockites, Magistrates and Parliamentarians: Governance and Disturbances in Pre-Famine Rural Munster book cover

    Rockites, Magistrates and Parliamentarians

    Governance and Disturbances in Pre-Famine Rural Munster

    By Shunsuke Katsuta

    Early nineteenth-century Ireland witnessed widespread and prolonged rural unrest, as groups of labourers and smallholders formed secret societies demanding land reform, fair rents, the protection of wages and an end to tithes. One of the most active of these groups - the Rockites - waged a vigorous…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Rural Worlds: Economic, Social and Cultural Histories of Agricultures and Rural Societies

  • Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876–1937 book cover

    Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876–1937

    Edited by Rebecca Rogers, Myriam Boussahba-Bravard

    This book argues for the importance of bringing women and gender more directly into the dynamic field of exposition studies. Reclaiming women for the history of world fairs (1876-1937), it also seeks to introduce new voices into these studies, dialoguing across disciplinary and national…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres: Renaissance Conceptions of the Pythagorean Music of the Universe book cover

    Sing Aloud Harmonious Spheres

    Renaissance Conceptions of the Pythagorean Music of the Universe

    Edited by Jacomien Prins, Maude Vanhaelen

    This is the first volume to explore the reception of the Pythagorean doctrine of cosmic harmony within a variety of contexts, ranging chronologically from Plato to 18th-century England. This original collection of essays engages with contemporary debates concerning the relationship between music,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • The British Empire and the First World War book cover

    The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • An East End Legacy: Essays in Memory of William J Fishman book cover

    An East End Legacy

    Essays in Memory of William J Fishman

    Edited by Colin Holmes, Anne J Kershen

    An East End Legacy is a memorial volume for William J Fishman, whose seminal works on the East End of London in the late nineteenth century have served as a vital starting point for much of the later work on the various complex web of relations in that quarter of the capital. A variety of leading…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • The Routledge History Handbook of the American South book cover

    The Routledge History Handbook of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The Routledge History Handbook of the American South looks at the major themes that have developed in the interdisciplinary field of Southern Studies. With fifteen original essays from experts in their respective fields, the handbook addresses such diverse topics as Southern linguistics, music (…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Health and Welfare in St. Petersburg, 1900–1941 book cover

    Health and Welfare in St. Petersburg, 1900–1941

    By Christopher Williams

    This is the first monograph to chart the changing health situation in the former capital of the Russian Empire during the first half of the twentieth century. It tells the story of how the Russian - then Soviet - government and public health authorities tried to cope with supplying the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Surrealism and the Gothic: Castles of the Interior book cover

    Surrealism and the Gothic

    Castles of the Interior

    By Neil Matheson

    Surrealism and the Gothic is the first book-length analysis of the role played by the gothic in both the initial emergence of surrealism and at key moments in its subsequent development as an art and literary movement. The book argues the strong and sustained influence, not only of the classic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • 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 – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Studies in Kurdish History: Empire, Ethnicity and Identity book cover

    Studies in Kurdish History

    Empire, Ethnicity and Identity

    Edited by Djene Rhys Bajalan, Sara Zandi Karimi

    Recent events in the Middle East have propelled the once marginalized Kurdish community to the centre of regional and, indeed, world affairs. The growing significance of the Kurds in the politics of the Middle East has led to greater interest amongst both academics and policy makers regarding the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

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