History: Modern History 1750-1945

  • 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

  • WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context: A New Deal for Design book cover

    WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context

    A New Deal for Design, 1st Edition

    By Cory Pillen

    This book examines posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federal relief program designed to create jobs in the United States during the Great Depression. Cory Pillen focuses on several issues addressed repeatedly in the roughly 2,200 extant WPA posters created between…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Alcohol Flows across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective book cover

    Alcohol Flows across Cultures

    Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst

    This book maps changing patterns of drinking. Emphasis is laid on the connected histories of different regions and populations across the globe regarding consumption patterns, government policies, economics and representations of alcohol and drinking. Its transnational perspective facilitates an…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Immigrants and Foreigners in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century book cover

    Immigrants and Foreigners in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Włodzimierz Borodziej, Joachim von Puttkamer

    Immigrants and Foreigners in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century challenges widespread conceptions of Central and Eastern European countries as merely countries of origin. It sheds light on their experience of immigration and the establishment of refugee regimes at different…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • 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 
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    Routledge Approaches to History

  • The British Mandate in Palestine: A Centenary Volume, 1920–2020 book cover

    The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920–2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters here analyse a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Russian Practices of Governance in Eurasia: Frontier Power Dynamics, 16–19th Century book cover

    Russian Practices of Governance in Eurasia

    Frontier Power Dynamics, 16–19th Century, 1st Edition

    By Gulnar T. Kendirbai

    This book analyses the role of the mobility factor in the spread of Russian rule in Eurasia in the formative period of the rise of the Russian Empire and offers an examination of the interaction of Russian authorities with their nomadic partners. Demonstrating that the mobility factor strongly…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
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    Central Asian Studies

  • Ontological Security and Status-Seeking: Thailand’s Proactive Behaviours during the Second World War book cover

    Ontological Security and Status-Seeking

    Thailand’s Proactive Behaviours during the Second World War, 1st Edition

    By Peera Charoenvattananukul

    How and why was it possible for a small state such as Thailand to challenge great powers France and Japan during the Second World War? Putting ontological security theory into dialogue with status seeking approaches, Charoenvattananukul uses a case study of Thailand in the early 1940s to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
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    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Soldiers and Their Horses: Sense, Sentimentality and the Soldier-Horse Relationship in The Great War book cover

    Soldiers and Their Horses

    Sense, Sentimentality and the Soldier-Horse Relationship in The Great War, 1st Edition

    By Jane Flynn

    The soldier-horse relationship was nurtured by The British Army because it made the soldier and his horse into an effective fighting unit. Soldiers and their Horses explores a complex relationship forged between horses and humans in extreme conditions. As both a social history of Britain in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
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    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Annotating Modernism: Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets book cover

    Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
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  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention: The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition book cover

    Modern Advertising and the Market for Audience Attention

    The US Advertising Industry's Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Transition, 1st Edition

    By Zoe Sherman

    Modern advertising was created in the US between 1870 and 1920 when advertisers and the increasingly specialized advertising industry that served them crafted means of reliable access to and knowledge of audiences. This highly original and accessible book re-centers the story of the invention of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

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