History: Political History

  • Understanding Global Politics: Actors and Themes in International Affairs book cover

    Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-04-20 

  • Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1919: And the Part Played by Canada book cover

    Allied Intervention in Russia 1918-1919

    And the Part Played by Canada, 1st Edition

    By John Swettenham

    When originally published in 1967 and using archive material from official records in Ottawa, this book threw new light on the motives and actions of the intervening powers. Allied intervention took place in three main areas: Northern and Southern Russia as well as Siberia. Canada was the major…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Russian Civil War

  • The Republic of the Ushakovka: Admiral Kolchak and the Allied Intervention in Siberia 1918-1920 book cover

    The Republic of the Ushakovka

    Admiral Kolchak and the Allied Intervention in Siberia 1918-1920, 1st Edition

    By Richard M Connaughton

    This volume, originally published in 1990 and now with an updated Preface, gives an account of the Allies' last concerted attempt to destroy Russia's nascent Bolshevik regime. At the start, it looked like a threat that should be taken seriously, as the Reds' enemies both native and foreign…

    Paperback – 2019-04-13 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Russian Civil War

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken offers a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change, including the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants Revolt and the Renaissance. This new edition includes a discussion on rural communities across Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa book cover

    Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-01 
    Global Africa

  • The Making of Modern China: Geopolitics, Finance, and Identity in State-Rebuilding, 1600-1950 book cover

    The Making of Modern China

    Geopolitics, Finance, and Identity in State-Rebuilding, 1600-1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Birth of the Chinese Leviathan explains the formation of the modern Chinese state, from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century. It offers refreshing and provocative interpretations in every chapter on almost every major issue regarding the rise of modern China.  The book asks why today’s…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 

  • White Racial Nationalism in Britain: A History book cover

    White Racial Nationalism in Britain

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Graham Macklin

    The book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of white racial nationalism in Britain as a political manifestation, from its origins amongst a range of pro-Nazi groupuscules in the 1930s, to the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Sir Robert Peel: Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Sir Robert Peel

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Gaunt

    Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850) was one of the most significant political figures in nineteenth-century Britain. He was also one of the most controversial. In this new, three-volume edition, Dr Richard Gaunt, an authority on Peel’s life and work, brings together a range of contemporary perspectives…

    Hardback – 2019-03-23 

  • The Extraterritoriality of Law: History, Theory, Politics book cover

    The Extraterritoriality of Law

    History, Theory, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel S. Margolies, Umut Özsu, Maïa Pal, Ntina Tzouvala

    Questions of legal extraterritoriality figure prominently in scholarship on legal pluralism, transnational legal studies, international investment law, international human rights law, state responsibility under international law, and a large number of other areas. Yet many accounts of …

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Politics of Transnational Law

  • Museums as Sites of Persuasion: Politics, Memory and Human Rights book cover

    Museums as Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 

  • Routledge Revivals: The Rape of the Masses (1940): The Psychology of Totalitarian Political Propaganda book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Rape of the Masses (1940)

    The Psychology of Totalitarian Political Propaganda, 1st Edition

    By Serge Chakotin

    First published in French in 1939, and later in English in 1940, this work by the author, analyses and strongly critiques the effect of Nazi propaganda on the psychology of the masses. By bringing together the political and the psychological, the author refers to the use of propaganda in order to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Revivals

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