History: Political History

  • Fascism Old and New: American Politics at the Crossroads book cover

    Fascism Old and New

    American Politics at the Crossroads

    By Carl Boggs

    Deep historical trends suggest the United States could be moving toward a distinctly novel form of fascism, embracing elements of the historical phenomenon as it appeared in such countries as Italy, Germany, Japan, and Spain while departing in significant ways. A twenty-first century fascism would…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Scabs and Traitors: Taboo, Violence and Punishment in Labour Disputes in Britain, 1760-1871 book cover

    Scabs and Traitors

    Taboo, Violence and Punishment in Labour Disputes in Britain, 1760-1871

    By Thomas Linehan

    In its broadest sense, this book is concerned with the attempt by workers in Britain during the period 1760-1871 to engage in collective action in circumstances of conflict with their employers during a time when the nation and many of its traditional economic structures and customary modes of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism book cover

    Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • The Drug War in the Americas book cover

    The Drug War in the Americas

    By Christopher M. White

    Over the past century, the war against illegal drugs has reshaped both the United States and Latin American societies. Throughout that time, the legitimacy of this drug war has also been fiercely debated. This concise and accessible book brings together the history of the drug war in the U.S. and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Foreign Policy of Colonial India: 1900-1947 book cover

    Foreign Policy of Colonial India

    1900-1947

    By Sneh Mahajan

    The foreign policy of a colonial country is very different from that of a sovereign country. Two features of the foreign policy of colonial India were: one, that it was framed in the interest of Britain; and two, that till the very end, the British showed an unflinching determination to maintain…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Japan's Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia: Narratives and Historical Experiences of the Occupiers book cover

    Japan's Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia

    Narratives and Historical Experiences of the Occupiers

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942-1945). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative - military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Migrant Britain: Histories from the 17th to the 21st Centuries: Essays in Honour of Colin Holmes book cover

    Migrant Britain: Histories from the 17th to the 21st Centuries

    Essays in Honour of Colin Holmes

    Edited by Jennifer Craig-Norton, Christhard Hoffmann, Tony Kushner

    Britain has largely been in denial of its migrant past - it is often suggested that the arrivals after 1945 represent a new phenomenon and not the continuation of a much longer and deeper trend. There is also an assumption that Britain is a tolerant country towards minorities that distinguishes…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Politics book cover

    Japanese Politics

    By Akio Igarashi

    This book is the English language translation of Nihonn Seijiron (2008), published by Iwanami shoten, which has sold 4000 copies over life. The book acts as an introduction to Japanese politics, but also follows significant trends that have occurred in Japan’s…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260: The Making of a Global Community book cover

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • 60 years of France and Europe book cover

    60 years of France and Europe

    Edited by Helen Drake, Chris Reynolds

    2017 marked the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome and the starting point for today’s European Union. Since then, the project has indisputably come a very long way and has undergone major changes in direction. However, one constant throughout has been the central role played by…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge

  • An Urban History of The Plague: Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650 book cover

    An Urban History of The Plague

    Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650

    By Karen Jillings

    As a medical, economic, spiritual and demographic crisis, plague affected practically every aspect of an early modern community whether on a local, regional or national scale. Its study therefore affords opportunities for the reassessment of many aspects of the pre-modern world. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Harvey Milk: The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics book cover

    Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

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