History: Political History

  • 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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern 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 new study of senates in small powers across the North Atlantic shows that the establishment and the reform of these upper legislative houses have followed remarkably parallel trajectories. Senate reforms emerged in the wake of deep political crises within the North Atlantic world and were…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • 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 – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • 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 – 2019-11-18 
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  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Modern European 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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Perceptions of China and White House Decision-Making, 1941-1963: Spears of Promise, Shields of Truth book cover

    Perceptions of China and White House Decision-Making, 1941-1963

    Spears of Promise, Shields of Truth, 1st Edition

    By Adam S.R. Bartley

    This book assesses and evaluates the decision-making behaviour of United States presidents and their chief advisers from Roosevelt to Kennedy pertaining to China. Seeking to dispel with the notion that each administration sought policy outcomes on the basis of a rational decision-making model,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria book cover

    Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria

    1st Edition

    By Peter Thaler

    Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria examines Austrian Protestants who actively resisted the Habsburg Counterreformation in the early seventeenth century. While a determined few decided early on that only military means could combat the growing pressure to conform, many more did not…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

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