History: Political History

  • Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik: The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948 book cover

    Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik

    The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948, 1st Edition

    By Daphna Sharfman

    This book presents a multidimensional case study of international human rights in the immediate post-Second World War period, and the way in which complex refugee problems created by the war were often in direct competition with strategic interests and national sovereignty. The case study is the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Utopia and Dissent in West Germany: The Resurgence of the Politics of Everyday Life in the Long 1960s book cover

    Utopia and Dissent in West Germany

    The Resurgence of the Politics of Everyday Life in the Long 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Mia Lee

    Just as Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was seeking re-election on a campaign of "no experiments," art avant-garde groups in West Germany were reviving the utopian impulse to unite art and society. Utopia and Dissent in West Germany examines these groups and their legacy. Postwar artists built…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Social Closure and International Society: Status Groups from the Family of Civilised Nations to the G20 book cover

    Social Closure and International Society

    Status Groups from the Family of Civilised Nations to the G20, 1st Edition

    By Tristen Naylor

    Laying the foundations of a theory of ‘international social closure’ this book examines how actors compete for a seat at the table in the management of international society and how that competition stratifies the international domain. In a broad historical survey from the ‘Family of Civilised…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa: Intimate Colonial Encounters book cover

    Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa

    Intimate Colonial Encounters, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Mbogoni

    Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the colonial administrations in British East-Central African colonies considered inter-racial sexual liaisons to be a serious and recurrent "problem". Consequently, inter-racial sexual liaisons (concubinage and marriage) and the mixed race…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • The Making of Modern Kashmir: Sheikh Abdullah and the Politics of the State book cover

    The Making of Modern Kashmir

    Sheikh Abdullah and the Politics of the State, 1st Edition

    By Altaf Hussain Para

    This book traces the roots of modern-day Kashmir and the role of Sheikh Abdullah in its making. As the most influential political figurehead in twentieth-century Kashmir, he played a crucial role in its transformation from a kingdom to a state in independent India. He was enigmatic and complex, to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge India

  • Laboured Protest: Black Civil Rights in New York City and Detroit During the New Deal and Second World War book cover

    Laboured Protest

    Black Civil Rights in New York City and Detroit During the New Deal and Second World War, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Ayers

    Historians have long realized the US civil rights movement pre-dated Martin Luther King Jr., but they disagree on where, when and why it started. Laboured Protest offers new answers in a study of black political protest during the New Deal and Second World War. It finds a diverse movement where…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Leadership and Nationalism in Azerbaijan: Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov, Founder and Creator book cover

    Leadership and Nationalism in Azerbaijan

    Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov, Founder and Creator, 1st Edition

    By Jamil Hasanli

    Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov was a prominent politician, who played a crucial role in the history of Azerbaijan. One of the most striking personalities in the history of Azerbaijan, the founder of liberal ideas, and the first President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, he led the Muslim faction in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • The Communist International, Anti-Imperialism and Racial Equality in British Dominions book cover

    The Communist International, Anti-Imperialism and Racial Equality in British Dominions

    1st Edition

    By Oleksa Drachewych

    This book analyzes the stance of international communism towards nationality, anti-colonialism, and racial equality as defined by the Communist International (Comintern) during the interwar period. Central to the volume is a comparative analysis of the communist parties of three British dominions,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Uprooting University Apartheid in South Africa: From Liberalism to Decolonization book cover

    Uprooting University Apartheid in South Africa

    From Liberalism to Decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Teresa A. Barnes

    South Africa continues to be an object of fascination for people everywhere interested in social justice issues, postcolonial studies and critical race theory as manifested by the enormous worldwide attention given to the #RhodesMustFall movement. In this book, Teresa Barnes examines universities’…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Eurocommunism: From the Communist to the Radical European Left book cover

    Eurocommunism

    From the Communist to the Radical European Left, 1st Edition

    By Ioannis Balampanidis

    Eurocommunism constitutes a "moment" of great transformation connecting the past and the present of the European Left, a political project by means of which left-wing politics in Europe effected a definitive transition to a thoroughly different paradigm. It rose in the wake of 1968 – that pivotal…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes: Myth, Propaganda, Reality book cover

    Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes

    Myth, Propaganda, Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brain, Viktor Pál

    Since the early 2000s, authoritarianism has risen as an increasingly powerful global phenomenon. This shift has not only social and political implications, but also environmental implications: authoritarian leaders seek to recast the relationship between society and the government in every aspect…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Dawn of Democracy in the Eastern Himalayan Kingdoms: The 20th Century book cover

    Dawn of Democracy in the Eastern Himalayan Kingdoms

    The 20th Century, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the beginnings of democracy in the three Himalayan kingdoms of Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan. Charting the mobilisations and political experimentations that took place in the former buffer states under monarchies to establish democratic regimes, this book investigates their varying…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

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