History: Social & Cultural History

  • Italy's Global Citizens: Migrants of the Imperial Project, 1880-1920 book cover

    Italy's Global Citizens

    Migrants of the Imperial Project, 1880-1920, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dewhirst

    On unifying in 1861 Italy faced a series of challenges. Politicians struggled to implement unity across a country that was unprepared for nationalism, whose cultural diversity and social structure had defined what it meant to be ’Italians’ for centuries. The government also failed to deal with mass…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Iron and Glass: The Crystal Palace and its Successors book cover

    Iron and Glass

    The Crystal Palace and its Successors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hermione Hobhouse

    Henry Cole wrote of the 1851 Great Exhibition that England had invited all nations to a great festival, and certainly in putting together and holding the exhibition, England played a pioneer role. The Universal Exhibition of the Works of All Nations, to give it its full title, was a 'first'. It…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Lenin and his Rivals: The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906 book cover

    Lenin and his Rivals

    The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906, 1st Edition

    By Donald W. Treadgold

    Originally published in 1955, this is an illuminating study of the political thought and action of the Russian intelligentsia, in the decade up to and including the Revolution of 1905-6. It is based on the writings, including those in the revolutionary press, by which the chief figures of the main…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin and the End of Politics book cover

    Lenin and the End of Politics

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Polan

    Originally published in 1984 this book reconsiders the effect of Lenin on the politics and culture of the 20th Century. In a detailed examination of Lenin's famous text, The State and Revolution, the author argues that the peculiar status of this work presents readers with major problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary book cover

    Lenin

    The Compulsive Revolutionary, 1st Edition

    By Stefan T. Possony

    Originally published in the UK in 1966, this was the first biography of Lenin which tied together extensive material unearthed in WWII, and it illuminates the complex personality and explains the riddle of Lenin's seemingly impossible rise to power. Using primary sources such as previously…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Leninism: Volume One book cover

    Leninism

    Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Stalin

    Translated from the Russian in 1928, this and the second volume of the same title give an invaluable picture of what the Russian leader Joseph Stalin understood by Leninism. Building on the pamphlet Foundations of Leninism, (which forms the first part of this book) the work presents a unified…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution book cover

    Marx, Lenin and the Science of Revolution

    1st Edition

    By Max Eastman

    The result of 10 years' worth of painstaking research, this volume, originally published in 1926 is a sympathetic critique of certain phases of revolutionary dictatorship in Russia. Among other things it focusses on the philosophy and psychology of Marxism, Marxian economics, Bolshevism, the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Leninism: Volume Two book cover

    Leninism

    Volume Two, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Stalin

    Translated from the Russian in 1933, this and the first volume of the same title give an invaluable picture of what the Russian leader Joseph Stalin understood by Leninism. Building on the pamphlet Foundations of Leninism, (which forms the first part of this book) the work presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia: Between the Mekong and the Indus book cover

    Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia

    Between the Mekong and the Indus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    Focusing on the geographies between the Mekong and the Indus, this book brings objects to the centre of enquiry in the understanding of modern Asian frontiers. It explores how a range of objects has historically been significant bearers and agents of frontier making. For instance, how are objects…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge India

  • Woodward and Bernstein: The People's Right to Know book cover

    Woodward and Bernstein

    The People's Right to Know, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Goldsmith

    It is not often that journalism makes it into the grand narrative of American history. Woodward and Bernstein, through their coverage and breaking of the news story that was Watergate, not only inserted themselves into the story of political corruption going on in Washington, but have remained…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Gambling in Everyday Life book cover

    Gambling in Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    By Fiona Nicoll

    In the past two decades, gambling industries have experienced exponential growth with annual global expenditure worth approximately 300 billion dollars. Yet most academic research on gambling is concentrated on problem gambling and conducted within the psychological sciences. Nicoll considers…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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