History: Imperial & Colonial 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

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies: Confrontations and Contradictions book cover

    Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Private Security and the Modern State: Historical and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Private Security and the Modern State

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Churchill, Dolores Janiewski, Pieter Leloup

    Based on extensive research in several international contexts, this volume provides a nuanced assessment of the historical evolution of private security and its fluid, contested, and mutually constitutive relationship with state agencies, public policing, and the criminal justice system. This…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Red Money for the Global South: East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War book cover

    Red Money for the Global South

    East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Max Trecker

    Red Money for the Global South explores the relationship of the East with the "new" South after decolonization, with a particular focus on the economic motives of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and other parties that were all striving for mutual cooperation. During the Cold War,…

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

  • Women Photographers of the Pacific World, 1857–1930 book cover

    Women Photographers of the Pacific World, 1857–1930

    1st Edition

    By Anne Maxwell

    This is the first book to examine the lives and works of women photographers active in the settler colonial nations of the Pacific Rim from 1857–1930. The few histories of women’s photography that have been written so far have been confined to developments in Britain, France, Germany and the USA,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural 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 analyze a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and strategical…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange book cover

    Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Eiren L. Shea

    The Mongol period (1206-1368) marked a major turning point of exchange – culturally, politically, and artistically – across Eurasia. The wide-ranging international exchange that occurred during the Mongol period is most apparent visually through the inclusion of Mongol motifs in textile, paintings…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art 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

  • The Crafts and Capitalism: Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India book cover

    The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge India

  • The Monroe Doctrine in a Contemporary Perspective book cover

    The Monroe Doctrine in a Contemporary Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Denneth M. Modeste

    This book surveys the impact of the Monroe Doctrine on United States relations with Latin America, with a particular focus on the Caribbean Basin, since its proclamation in 1823. It explores the historical role of the Monroe Doctrine as the instrument to foreclose future European colonial…

    Hardback – 2020-02-05 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Portuguese Artists in London: Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe book cover

    Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Representation of Slavery in the Greek Novel: Resistance and Appropriation book cover

    The Representation of Slavery in the Greek Novel

    Resistance and Appropriation, 1st Edition

    By William M. Owens

    This volume offers the first comprehensive treatment of how five of the canonical Greek novels represent slaves and slavery. In each novel, one or both elite protagonists are enslaved, and Owens explores the significance of the genre’s regular social degradation of these members of the elite.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
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    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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