History: Political History

  • The Political Worlds of Women: Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain book cover

    The Political Worlds of Women

    Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Richardson

    Traditional analyses of nineteenth-century politics have assigned women a peripheral role. By adopting a broader interpretation of political participation, the author identifies how middle-class women were able to contribute to political affairs in the nineteenth century. Examining the contribution…

    Hardback – 2013-03-12
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    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Dramas of the Past on the Twentieth-Century Stage: In History’s Wings book cover

    Dramas of the Past on the Twentieth-Century Stage

    In History’s Wings, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Feldman

    This book defines and exemplifies a major genre of modern dramatic writing, termed historiographic metatheatre, in which self-reflexive engagements with the traditions and forms of dramatic art illuminate historical themes and aid in the representation of historical events and, in doing so,…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
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    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Transpacific Revolutionaries: The Chinese Revolution in Latin America book cover

    Transpacific Revolutionaries

    The Chinese Revolution in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Rothwell

    This book shows how Maoism was globalized during the 1949-1976 period, highlighting the agency of both Latin American and Chinese actors. While Maoism has long been known to have been influential in many social movements and guerrilla groups in Latin America, author Matthew Rothwell is the first to…

    Hardback – 2012-12-13
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Americans Experience Russia: Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present book cover

    Americans Experience Russia

    Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Choi Chatterjee, Beth Holmgren

    Americans Experience Russia analyzes how American scholars, journalists, and artists envisioned, experienced, and interpreted Russia/the Soviet Union over the last century. While many histories of diplomatic, economic, and intellectual connections between the United States and the Soviet Union can…

    Hardback – 2012-11-28
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    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics: Extraordinary Movement book cover

    The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics

    Extraordinary Movement, 1st Edition

    By C.S. Monaco

    The path toward modern Jewish politics, a process that required a dramatic reconstruction of Jewish life, may have emerged during a far earlier time frame and in a different geographic and cultural context than has previously been thought. Drawing upon current sociological understanding of social…

    Hardback – 2012-11-27
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    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Ends of History: Questioning the Stakes of Historical Reason book cover

    The Ends of History

    Questioning the Stakes of Historical Reason, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    Over two decades ago we were confronted by the end of the Soviet Union and collapse of the geo-political divisions that had defined much of the twentieth century. From this particular end, the ‘end of history’was proclaimed. But is it still possible to argue that liberal democracy and free market…

    Hardback – 2012-11-23
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  • The End of the First Indochina War: A Global History book cover

    The End of the First Indochina War

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By James Waite

    The French withdrawal from Vietnam in 1954 was the product of global pressures and triggered significant global consequences. By treating the war as an international issue, this book places Indochina at the center of the Cold War in the mid-1950s. Arguing that the Indochina War cannot be understood…

    Hardback – 2012-06-18
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    Routledge Studies on History and Globalization

  • Neutrality in Twentieth-Century Europe: Intersections of Science, Culture, and Politics after the First World War book cover

    Neutrality in Twentieth-Century Europe

    Intersections of Science, Culture, and Politics after the First World War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecka Lettevall, Geert Somsen, Sven Widmalm

    Whether in science or in international politics, neutrality has sometimes been promoted, not only as a viable political alternative but as a lofty ideal – in politics by nations proclaiming their peacefulness, in science as an underpinning of epistemology, in journalism and other intellectual…

    Hardback – 2012-05-29
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    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • French Liberalism in the 19th Century: An Anthology book cover

    French Liberalism in the 19th Century

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Leroux, David Hart

    Political and economic liberalism has generally been considered to be of marginal import in France, but at an intellectual level, it is a different story. An exploration of the history of French economic thought shows how a rich intellectual tradition developed during the nineteenth century, which…

    Hardback – 2012-04-23
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • State Violence and Punishment in India book cover

    State Violence and Punishment in India

    1st Edition

    By Taylor C. Sherman

    Exploring violent confrontation between the state and the population in colonial and postcolonial India, this book is both a study of the many techniques of colonial coercion and state violence and a cultural history of the different ways in which Indians imbued practices of punishment with their…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
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    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • War, Agriculture, and Food: Rural Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s book cover

    War, Agriculture, and Food

    Rural Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Yves Segers, Leen Van Molle

    Between the 1930s and the 1950s rural life in Europe underwent profound changes, partly as a result of the Second World War, and partly as a result of changes which had been in progress over many years. This book examines a range of European countries, from Scandinavia to Spain and Ireland to…

    Hardback – 2012-03-26
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    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Projections of Power in the Americas book cover

    Projections of Power in the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helene Balslev Clausen, Niels Bjerre-Poulsen, Jan Gustafsson

    Two phenomena are of central interest in the nine contributions that make up this volume: one is the question of power and its multiple forms, and the other is that geographical, political and cultural multifaceted unity we call the ‘the Americas’. The book is a multidisciplinary effort, written by…

    Hardback – 2012-03-21
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    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

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