History: Political History

  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 book cover

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    3rd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300-1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianization, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Affairs of China: A Survey of the Recent History and Present Circumstances of the Republic of China book cover

    Affairs of China

    A Survey of the Recent History and Present Circumstances of the Republic of China

    By Eric Teichman

    First published in 1938, this book aims to be a ‘true and objective’ account of China’s recent history and its present circumstances at the time, drawing on the author’s thirty years of experience as a member of the British consular service in China. The recurrent themes of the period are examined:…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • A History of Europe: From 1378 to 1494 book cover

    A History of Europe

    From 1378 to 1494

    By W.T. Waugh

    First published in 1932, this book looks at a period that has often been thought of as a time of general decline in the most characteristic features of medieval civilisation. While acknowledging decline in many areas during this period — the power of the Church, feudalism, guilds, the Hanseatic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • History of the Middle Ages: 300-1500 book cover

    History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leslie Hume

    First published in 1981, this book traces the history of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897-1914. Whereas most historians have focused on the more militant aspect of the struggle for female enfranchisement, embodied by the Women’s Political and Social Union (WPSU),…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Imperialism and Sikh Migration: The Komagata Maru Incident book cover

    Imperialism and Sikh Migration

    The Komagata Maru Incident

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    In the Punjab, Pakistan, a culture of migration and mobility already emerged in the nineteenth century. Imperial policies produced a category of hypermobile Sikhs, who left their villages in Punjab to seek their fortunes in South East Asia, Australia, America and Canada. The practices of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Darkest Sides of Politics, Vol 1: Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism book cover

    The Darkest Sides of Politics, Vol 1

    Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism

    By Jeffrey M Bale

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Politics and Left Unity in India: The United Front in Late Colonial India book cover

    Politics and Left Unity in India

    The United Front in Late Colonial India

    By William Kuracina

    The historical assessments of Left unity in 1930s India misrepresent activities designed to achieve unity. The common treatment of the relationship between Indian socialists and communists emphasizes disunity and the inability to find common ground. Scholarly discussions about unity in fact…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Clarendon Reconsidered: Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640–1674 book cover

    Clarendon Reconsidered

    Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640–1674

    Edited by Philip Major

    Clarendon Reconsidered reassesses a figure of major importance in seventeenth-century British politics, constitutional history and literature. Despite his influence in these and other fields, Edward Hyde, first Earl of Clarendon (1609–1674) remains comparatively neglected. However, the recent surge…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge

  • John Lilburne and the Levellers: Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On book cover

    John Lilburne and the Levellers

    Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On

    Edited by John Rees

    John Lilburne (1615–1657), or 'Freeborn John' as he was called by the London crowd, was an important political agitator during the English Revolution. He was one of the leading figures in the Levellers, the short-lived but highly influential radical sect that called for law reform, religious…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir book cover

    Russia and the Western Far Right

    Tango Noir

    By Anton Shekhovtsov

    The growing influence of Russia on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and Western far right activists, publicists,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

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