History: Political History

  • A Short History of the French Revolution book cover

    A Short History of the French Revolution

    7th Edition

    By Jeremy D. Popkin

    A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians’ interpretations of these events. The book covers all aspects of the Revolution,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge

  • The Unitary Presidency book cover

    The Unitary Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Graham G. Dodds

    The theory of the unitary executive is one of the most controversial and significant constitutional doctrines of the past several decades. It holds that the U.S. president alone embodies all executive power and therefore has unlimited ability to direct the many people and institutions within the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    Presidential Briefings Series

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 book cover

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth centuries, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding the rise of modern…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Global Politics: Actors and Themes in International Affairs book cover

    Understanding Global Politics

    Actors and Themes in International Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Larres, Ruth Wittlinger

    Contemporary international affairs are largely shaped by widely differing thematic issues and actors, such as nation states, international institutions, NGOs and multinational companies. Obtaining a deeper understanding of these multifaceted themes and actors is crucial for developing a genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07 
    Routledge

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken is a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change that included the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants’ Revolt and the Renaissance. This thoroughly updated and revised second edition retains the thematic approach…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928 book cover

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928

    1st Edition

    By Matthew McCormack

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688–1928 explores the history of citizenship in Britain during a period when admission to the political community was commonly thought about in terms of gender. Between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the Equal Franchise Act of 1928 the key question in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Wars of Napoleon book cover

    The Wars of Napoleon

    2nd Edition

    By Charles J Esdaile

    First published in 1995 to great critical acclaim, The Wars of Napoleon provides students with a comprehensive survey of the Napoleonic Wars around the central theme of the scale of French military power and its impact on other European states, from Portugal to Russia and from Scandinavia to Sicily…

    Paperback – 2019-02-13
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between book cover

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives book cover

    Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Valerie McGowan-Doyle, Vincent Carey

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • The Political History of Modern Japan: Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics book cover

    The Political History of Modern Japan

    Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kitaoka Shinichi

    Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this book introduces students to the formation, collapse, and rebirth of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Wars of the French Revolution: 1792–1801 book cover

    The Wars of the French Revolution

    1792–1801, 1st Edition

    By Charles J Esdaile

    The Wars of the French Revolution, 1792–1801 offers a comprehensive and jargon-free coverage of this turbulent period and unites political, social, military and international history in one volume. Carefully designed for undergraduate students, through twelve chapters this book offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Thatcher and Thatcherism book cover

    Thatcher and Thatcherism

    4th Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    This revised, expanded and updated fourth edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of ‘Thatcherism’ both as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010. New to this edition is an extended exploration of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    The Making of the Contemporary World

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