History: Political History

  • 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

  • Spain, Rumor, and Anti-Catholicism in Mid-Jacobean England: The Palatine Match, Cleves, and the Armada Scares of 1612-1613 and 1614 book cover

    Spain, Rumor, and Anti-Catholicism in Mid-Jacobean England

    The Palatine Match, Cleves, and the Armada Scares of 1612-1613 and 1614, 1st Edition

    By Calvin F. Senning

    Geoffrey Parker has remarked that the Spanish Armada, though a disastrous defeat, was a considerable psychological success. Deep into the seventeenth century the specter of a returning armada haunted England. Twice in the middle of James I’s reign alarms occurred. One grew out of the king’s plan,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions: Challenging the Regime in Egypt book cover

    Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions

    Challenging the Regime in Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Heba F. El-Shazli

    “We started the 2011 revolution and the rest of Egypt followed,” say Egyptian workers with strong conviction and passion. Egyptian independent workers’ continuous claims of contention and protest repertoires were one of several main factors leading to the January  25, 2011, uprising. After…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory book cover

    Roman Tales

    A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory, 1st Edition

    By Thomas V. Cohen

    Roman Tales: A Reader’s Guide to the Art of Microhistory explores both the social and cultural life of Renaissance Rome and the mind-set and methods of microhistory. This book draws the reader deep into eight stories: a Christian-Jewish picnic plus an ill-aimed stone fight, an embassy-driven…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge
    Microhistories

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