History: Political History

  • Reforming Senates: Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present book cover

    Reforming Senates

    Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaj Bijleveld, Colin Grittner, David E. Smith, Wybren Verstegen

    This original and new study of senates in small powers across the North Atlantic shows that the establishment and reform of these upper legislative houses have followed remarkably parallel trajectories. Senate reforms emerged in the wake of deep political crises within the Atlantic World, and were…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Constructions of the East in Western Travel Narratives, 1200 CE to 1800 CE book cover

    The Constructions of the East in Western Travel Narratives, 1200 CE to 1800 CE

    1st Edition

    By Radhika Seshan

    This book investigates how the idea of the ‘east’ emerged in western travel narratives between the 13th and the 18th centuries. Sifting through critical travel narratives — real and imagined — it locates the changing geography as well as the perceptions surrounding India. The author presents how…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge India

  • Media and Nation Building in Twentieth-Century India: Life and Times of Ramananda Chatterjee book cover

    Media and Nation Building in Twentieth-Century India

    Life and Times of Ramananda Chatterjee, 1st Edition

    By Kalyan Chatterjee

    This book profiles twentieth-century India through the life and times of Ramananda Chatterjee – journalist, influencer, nationalist. Through a reconstruction of his history, the book highlights the oft-forgotten role of media in the making of the idea of India. It shows how early…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge India

  • Chartism, Commemoration and the Cult of the Radical Hero book cover

    Chartism, Commemoration and the Cult of the Radical Hero

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Roberts

    Chartism, the British mass movement for democratic and social rights in the 1830s and 1840s, was profoundly shaped by the radical tradition from which it emerged. Yet, little attention has been paid to how Chartists saw themselves in relation to this diverse radical tradition or to the ways in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency book cover

    Gender, Heteronormativity, and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the center 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Indian Ocean Histories: The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson book cover

    Indian Ocean Histories

    The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rila Mukherjee, Radhika Seshan

    This book offers a global history of the Indian Ocean and focuses on a holistic perspective of the worlds of water. It builds on maritime historian Michael Naylor Pearson’s works, his unorthodox approach and strong influence on the study of the Indian Ocean in viewing the oceanic space as replete…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India book cover

    Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of Hindu and Sikh survivors from West Punjab to foreground the intersection between history, memory and narrative. It shows how survivors script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt: Comparative Insurgences book cover

    Maurits of Nassau and the Survival of the Dutch Revolt

    Comparative Insurgences, 1st Edition

    By Nick Ridley

    This book describes the crucial period in the monumental eighty-year Dutch struggle against the Spanish Empire, through which a small nation gained its independence from one of the mightiest European powers. Dr. Ridley shows how even though the Dutch Revolt was at its lowest point, Maurits of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition book cover

    Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics

    The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition, 1st Edition

    By Julia Jansson

    Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Mapping India: Transitions and Transformations, 18th–19th Century book cover

    Mapping India

    Transitions and Transformations, 18th–19th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sutapa Dutta, Nilanjana Mukherjee

    This book presents an alternate history of colonial India in the 18th and the 19th centuries. It traces the transitions and transformations during this period through art, literature, music, theatre, satire, textiles, regime changes, personal histories and migration. The essays in the volume…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04
    Routledge India

  • Land and Society in Early South Asia: Eastern India 400–1250 AD book cover

    Land and Society in Early South Asia

    Eastern India 400–1250 AD, 1st Edition

    By Ryosuke Furui

    This volume explores the process of social changes which unfolded in rural society of early medieval Bengal, especially the formation of stratified land relations and occupational groups which later got systematised as jātis. One of the first books to systematically reconstruct the early history of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04
    Routledge India

  • The Liberal Dilemma: The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism book cover

    The Liberal Dilemma

    The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    This volume explores the response of liberals to rightwing attacks during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and early 1950s, establishing it as a defensive approach aimed at warding off efforts to conflate liberalism with communism, but not at striking back at the opposing ideology of conservatism…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

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