History: Political History

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    Rome and Provincial Resistance

    1st Edition

    By Gil Gambash

    This book demonstrates and analyzes patterns in the response of the Imperial Roman state to local resistance, focusing on decisions made within military and administrative organizations during the Principate. Through a thorough investigation of the official Roman approach towards local revolt,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • John Stuart Mill - Thought and Influence: The Saint of Rationalism book cover

    John Stuart Mill - Thought and Influence

    The Saint of Rationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Georgios Varouxakis, Paul Kelly

    More than two hundred years after his birth, and 150 years after the publication of his most famous essay On Liberty, John Stuart Mill remains one of the towering intellectual figures of the Western tradition. This book combines an up-to-date assessment of the philosophical legacy of Mill’s…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Fascism and Ideology: Italy, Britain, and Norway book cover

    Fascism and Ideology

    Italy, Britain, and Norway, 1st Edition

    By Salvatore Garau

    This book develops a number of new conceptual tools to tackle some of the most hotly debated issues concerning the nature of fascism, using three profoundly different national contexts in the inter-war years as case studies: Italy, Britain and Norway. It explores how fascist ideology was the result…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Film and the American Presidency book cover

    Film and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents…

    Hardback – 2015-03-24
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952: Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent book cover

    Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952

    Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent, 1st Edition

    By Şuhnaz Yilmaz

    This book aims to take the reader on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers into an occasionally troubled, yet resilient alliance. Through the extensive use of Turkish, American…

    Hardback – 2015-03-12
    Studies in International Relations

  • National Identities in Pakistan: The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction book cover

    National Identities in Pakistan

    The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction, 1st Edition

    By Cara Cilano

    In 1971, a war which took place in Pakistan that resulted in the establishment of two separate countries; East Pakistan became Bangladesh, leaving the remaining four western provinces to comprise a truncated Pakistan. This book examines how literature by those who remained Pakistanis acts as a…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • National Identities in Soviet Historiography: The Rise of Nations under Stalin book cover

    National Identities in Soviet Historiography

    The Rise of Nations under Stalin, 1st Edition

    By Harun Yilmaz

    Under Stalin’s totalitarian leadership of the USSR, Soviet national identities with historical narratives were constructed. These constructions envisaged how nationalities should see their imaginary common past, and millions of people defined themselves according to them. This book explains how and…

    Hardback – 2015-02-23
    Central Asia Research Forum

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

    Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border

    Karafuto / Sakhalin, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-02-23
    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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Mobilizing Shanghai Youth: CCP Internationalism, GMD Nationalism and Japanese Collaboration book cover

    Mobilizing Shanghai Youth

    CCP Internationalism, GMD Nationalism and Japanese Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Mulready-Stone

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, youth emerged as a new and important social force in many parts of the world. In China the image of this new youth imprinted itself on Chinese consciousness and made clear to potential national leaders that future governments would not be able…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Japan's Modern History, 1857-1937: A New Political Narrative book cover

    Japan's Modern History, 1857-1937

    A New Political Narrative, 1st Edition

    By Junji Banno

    Over the course of the period 1857 to 1937 in Japan, six distinct stages can be identified as the country moved from Shogun rule and its subsequent overthrow, from industrialisation and investment to the Meiji Constitution and then from Taishō democracy to Shōwa fascism. In this book, Junji Banno…

    Hardback – 2014-08-12
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Western European Union: International Politics Between Alliance and Integration book cover

    The Western European Union

    International Politics Between Alliance and Integration, 1st Edition

    By Sally Rohan

    This full-term study of the Western European Union (WEU) brings to life the history of Europe’s search for a co-operative security and defence order, from its post World War II origins to the present day. Establishing the WEU as a support organization, designed to promote the two security "ideas"…

    Hardback – 2014-08-04
    British Politics and Society

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