History: Political History

  • Palestine and the Gulf States: The Presence at the Table book cover

    Palestine and the Gulf States

    The Presence at the Table, 1st Edition

    By Rosemarie Said Zahlan

    This final book from Rosemarie Said Zahlan, renowned scholar of Middle East Politics and History, explores the relationships between Palestine and the Gulf since the 1930s. These relationships have ebbed and flowed, crisscrossed barriers and events, and taken on different forms. They…

    Hardback – 2009-05-01
    Routledge
    Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

  • Civilization and Empire: China and Japan's Encounter with European International Society book cover

    Civilization and Empire

    China and Japan's Encounter with European International Society, 1st Edition

    By Shogo Suzuki

    This book critically examines the influence of International Society on East Asia, and how its attempts to introduce ‘civilization’ to ‘barbarous’ polities contributed to conflict between China and Japan. Challenging existing works that have presented the expansion of (European) International…

    Hardback – 2009-02-02
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Socialist Revolutions in Asia: The Social History of Mongolia in the 20th Century book cover

    Socialist Revolutions in Asia

    The Social History of Mongolia in the 20th Century, 1st Edition

    By Irina Y. Morozova

    Contemporary Mongolia is often seen as one of the most open and democratic societies in Asia, undergoing remarkable post-socialist transformation. Although the former ruling party, the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (the MPRP), has fundamentally changed its platform, it holds leadership and…

    Hardback – 2009-01-20
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Contested Sudan: The Political Economy of War and Reconstruction book cover

    Contested Sudan

    The Political Economy of War and Reconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Elnur

    Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has endured a troubled history, including the longest civil war in African history in Southern Sudan and more recent conflicts such as the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This book explores this history of ensuing conflict, examining why Sudan failed to…

    Hardback – 2008-12-18
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Nazism in Syria and Lebanon: The Ambivalence of the German Option, 1933–1945 book cover

    Nazism in Syria and Lebanon

    The Ambivalence of the German Option, 1933–1945, 1st Edition

    By Götz Nordbruch

    The increasingly vibrant political culture emerging in Lebanon and Syria in the 1930s and early 1940s is key to the understanding of local approaches towards the Nazi German regime. For many contemporary observers in Beirut and Damascus, Nazism not only posed a risk to Europe, but threatened to…

    Hardback – 2008-12-16
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • War and Nationalism in South Asia: The Indian State and the Nagas book cover

    War and Nationalism in South Asia

    The Indian State and the Nagas, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Franke

    This book presents and analyses the oldest sub-national war of postcolonial South Asia, between the Indian state and the Nagas of Northeast India. It offers a serious and thorough political history on the Naga region over three periods, pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial. Drawing on a wealth…

    Hardback – 2008-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Pre-Communist Indochina book cover

    Pre-Communist Indochina

    1st Edition

    By R.B. Smith

    Edited by Beryl Williams

    This book explores the history of pre-communist Indochina, from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. It examines the early state of Vietnam, comparing and contrasting its political and social systems, with both those of neighbouring states such as Thailand and those prevalent at the time in Europe.…

    Hardback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Communist Indochina book cover

    Communist Indochina

    1st Edition

    By R. B. Smith

    Edited by Beryl Williams

    This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1929-30 to the end of the 1970s. It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina in 1940, and the subsequent relationship between the Japanese occupiers and the Vichy French…

    Hardback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Inside the Welfare State: Foundations of Policy and Practice in Post-War Britain book cover

    Inside the Welfare State

    Foundations of Policy and Practice in Post-War Britain, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Noble

    By moving beyond consideration of the welfare legislation enacted in the 1940s, this book explains how government aid was actually provided in the new British welfare state created just after World War II. Revealing dimensions of social policy that have been neglected by scholars, this study…

    Hardback – 2008-11-18
    Routledge
    British Politics and Society

  • The History of the European Union: Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity 1950-72 book cover

    The History of the European Union

    Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity 1950-72, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfram Kaiser, Brigitte Leucht, Morten Rasmussen

    This book radically re-conceptualises the origins of the European Union as a trans- and supranational polity as it emerged between the Schuman Plan of May 1950 and the first enlargement of the European Communities at the start of 1973. Drawing upon social science theories and debates as well as…

    Hardback – 2008-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • The Emancipation of the Serfs in Russia: Peace Arbitrators and the Development of Civil Society book cover

    The Emancipation of the Serfs in Russia

    Peace Arbitrators and the Development of Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Roxanne Easley

    In the wake of the disastrous Crimean War, the Russian autocracy completely renovated its most basic social, political and economic systems by emancipating some 23 million privately-owned serfs. This had enormous consequences for all aspects of Russian life, and profound effects on the course of…

    Hardback – 2008-08-13
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Iran-Europe Relations: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Iran-Europe Relations

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Seyyed Hossein Mousavian

    This book provides an assessment of relations between Iran and Europe, identifying the areas of common interest as well as the issues of conflict, whilst putting contemporary relations into their proper context with an account of their development since the early years of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2008-05-22
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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