History: Political History

  • Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century book cover

    Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Gregory, Daniel J.R Grey

    This wide-ranging interdisciplinary book examines acts of union and disunion in local, national and international nineteenth century settings, in Britain, Europe and the United States. With contributors from the fields of cultural history, literary studies, American studies and legal history, Union…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Margins for Manoeuvre in Cold War Europe: The Influence of Smaller Powers book cover

    Margins for Manoeuvre in Cold War Europe

    The Influence of Smaller Powers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurien Crump, Susanna Erlandsson

    The Cold War is conventionally regarded as a superpower conflict which dominated the shape of international relations between World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Smaller powers had to adapt to a role as pawns in a strategic game of the superpowers, its course beyond their control. This…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China: Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972 book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Politics in Asia

  • Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine book cover

    Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union

    Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Ukraine, 1st Edition

    By Harun Yilmaz

    This book compares the past of three countries, which were part of the Soviet Union. These republics are located in different corners of the former Soviet geography: Ukraine is in the west; Azerbaijan is in the Caucasus and Kazakhstan is in Central Asia. It analyses how and by whom Soviet national…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Insular Destinies: Perspectives on the history and politics of modern Cyprus book cover

    Insular Destinies

    Perspectives on the history and politics of modern Cyprus, 1st Edition

    By Paschalis Kitromilides

    In this collection, an eminent authority on the history of political thought and on the intellectual history of modern Hellenism employs his twin academic specializations in political science and in intellectual history to understand the intricacies of the historical experience of his native island…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • In Search of Indian English: History, Politics and Indigenisation book cover

    In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianisation of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge India

  • Spain and the American Revolution: New Approaches and Perspectives book cover

    Spain and the American Revolution

    New Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Paquette, Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

    Though the participation of France in the American Revolution is well-established in the historiography, the role of Spain, France’s ally, is relatively understudied and underappreciated. Spain's involvement in the conflict formed part of a global struggle between empires and directly influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, re-examining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The End of Communist Rule in Albania: Political Change and The Role of The Student Movement book cover

    The End of Communist Rule in Albania

    Political Change and The Role of The Student Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shinasi A. Rama

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the Albanian Student Movement of 1990-1991. To date, there are no thorough studies of the first year of the transition in Albania, which constitutes the most critical period of transition. The lessons to be learned are vast and of great importance…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23 
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe book cover

    Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present

    Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai, Michał Przeperski

    Why does 1968 matter today? The authors of this volume believe that it is a crucial point of reference for current developments, especially the ‘illiberal turn’ both in Europe and America. If we want to understand it, we need to look back into 1968 – the year that founded the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Beyond Macaulay: Education in India, 1780–1860 book cover

    Beyond Macaulay

    Education in India, 1780–1860, 1st Edition

    By Parimala V. Rao

    Beyond Macaulay provides a radical and comprehensive history of Indian education in the early colonial era — from the establishment of the Calcutta Madrasa in 1780 until the end of the East India Company’s rule and the beginning of the administration by the crown in 1860. The book challenges the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge India

  • The Power of Islam in Morocco: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives book cover

    The Power of Islam in Morocco

    Historical and Anthropological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed El Mansour

    The study of Muslim societies has been for a long time the appanage of western Orientalists and European ethnographers whose view from the outside rarely accounted for the complex reality of these societies. This Variorum volume by an eminent North African historian follows the development of Islam…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Variorum Collected Studies

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