History: Political History

  • The Criminalisation of Communism in the European Political Space after the Cold War book cover

    The Criminalisation of Communism in the European Political Space after the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Laure Neumayer

    Memory has taken centre stage in European-level policies after the Cold War, as the Western historical narrative based on the uniqueness of the Holocaust was being challenged by calls for an equal condemnation of Communism and Nazism. This book retraces the anti-communist mobilisations carried out…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Critical European Studies

  • The Revolt of Snowballs: Murano Confronts Venice, 1511 book cover

    The Revolt of Snowballs

    Murano Confronts Venice, 1511, 1st Edition

    By Claire Judde de Larivière

    The Revolt of Snowballs unpicks a rare and turbulent event which occurred in 1511 and investigates the meaning behind it. On January 27, 1511, the island of Murano was the scene of an exceptional event during which the representative of Venice, exercising power in the island on behalf of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02

  • Japanese Contemporary Politics book cover

    Japanese Contemporary Politics

    1st Edition

    By Akio Igarashi

    In the postwar period, Japanese politics has evolved considerably, with issues of gender, representation, and household economics becoming increasingly salient. Meanwhile, since the end of the Cold War, Japan has joined other developed states in the process of decentralization and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Violence and Non-Violence across Time: History, Religion and Culture book cover

    Violence and Non-Violence across Time

    History, Religion and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sudhir Chandra

    This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present. One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

  • Law and Asylum: Space, Subject, Resistance book cover

    Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been a key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Law and Migration

  • An Urban History of The Plague: Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650 book cover

    An Urban History of The Plague

    Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650, 1st Edition

    By Karen Jillings

    As a medical, economic, spiritual and demographic crisis, plague affected practically every aspect of an early modern community whether on a local, regional or national scale. Its study therefore affords opportunities for the reassessment of many aspects of the pre-modern world. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Genesis of Baloch Nationalism: Politics and Ethnicity in Pakistan, 1947–1977 book cover

    The Genesis of Baloch Nationalism

    Politics and Ethnicity in Pakistan, 1947–1977, 1st Edition

    By Salman Rafi Sheikh

    This book explores the ideological, political and military interventions of the state of Pakistan in Balochistan and traces the genesis of today’s secessionist movement. It delves into the historical question of Balochistan’s integration into Pakistan in 1947 and brings out the true political and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge India

  • Foreign Policy of Colonial India: 1900–1947 book cover

    Foreign Policy of Colonial India

    1900–1947, 1st Edition

    By Sneh Mahajan

    The foreign policy of a colonial country is very different from that of a sovereign country. Two features of the foreign policy of colonial India were: one, that it was framed in the interest of Britain; and two, that till the very end, the British showed an unflinching determination to maintain…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea book cover

    The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    1st Edition

    By Yunshik Chang

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • On Modern Indian Sensibilities: Culture, Politics, History book cover

    On Modern Indian Sensibilities

    Culture, Politics, History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ishita Banerjee-Dube, Sarvani Gooptu

    This book consists of incisive and imaginative readings of culture, politics, and history – and their intersections – in eastern India from the 16th to the 20th century. Focusing especially on Assam, Odisha, Bengal, and their margins, the volume explores Indo-Islamic cultures of rule as located on…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi's Moral Politics book cover

    Gandhi's Moral Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Naren Nanda

    This volume explores the scope and limits of Mahatma Gandhi's moral politics and its implications for Indian and other freedom movements. It presents a set of enlightening essays based on lectures delivered in memory of the eminent historian B. R. Nanda along with a new introductory essay. With…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge India

  • The United States and Genocide: (Re)Defining the Relationship book cover

    The United States and Genocide

    (Re)Defining the Relationship, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey S. Bachman

    There exists a dominant narrative that essentially defines the US’ relationship with genocide through what the US has failed to do to stop or prevent genocide, rather than through how its actions have contributed to the commission of genocide. This narrative acts to conceal the true nature of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

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