History: Political History

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan: Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962 book cover

    Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia: Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism book cover

    Anglo-Indians and Minority Politics in South Asia

    Race, Boundary Making and Communal Nationalism

    By Uther Charlton-Stevens

    Anglo-Indians are a mixed-race, Christian and Anglophone minority community which arose in India during the long period of European colonialism. An often neglected part of the British ‘Raj’, their presence complicates the traditional binary through which British imperialism in South Asia is viewed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • 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

  • 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

    By Serge Chakotin

    First published in French in 1939, and later in English in 1940, this work by biologist, sociologist and social activist, Serge Chakotin, analyses and strongly critiques the effect of Nazi propaganda on the psychology of the masses. By bringing together the political and the psychological, Chakotin…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Living the Death of Democracy in Spain: The Civil War and Its Aftermath book cover

    Living the Death of Democracy in Spain

    The Civil War and Its Aftermath

    Edited by Susana Belenguer, Ciaran Cosgrove, James Whiston

    This volume brings together new interdisciplinary perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, its victims, its contentious ending, and its aftermath. In exploring the slow demise of the Spanish Republic and the course of the Civil War, the authors have chosen to range in turn over cinematic, literary…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Getting it Wrong in Spain: From Civil War to Uncivil Peace (1936-1975) book cover

    Getting it Wrong in Spain

    From Civil War to Uncivil Peace (1936-1975)

    Edited by Susana Belenguer

    This book brings together different and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, its victims, its contentious ending, and its aftermath. In exploring the slow demise of republican ideals, contributors range over many diverse historical and cultural topics — discussing, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto / Sakhalin book cover

    Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border

    Karafuto / Sakhalin

    Edited by Svetlana Paichadze, Philip A. Seaton

    In the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, its Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. Then in the wake of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature book cover

    Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature

    Edited by Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Roman Rosenbaum

    Recent natural as well as man-made cataclysmic events have dramatically changed the status quo of contemporary Japanese society, and following the Asia-Pacific war’s never-ending ‘postwar’ period, Japan has been dramatically forced into a zeitgeist of saigo or ‘post-disaster.’ This radically new…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Edited by Adam Komisaruk, Allison Dushane

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume I book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume I

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin: Volume II book cover

    The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

    Volume II

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

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