History: Political History

  • CasaPound Italia: Contemporary extreme-right politics book cover

    CasaPound Italia

    Contemporary extreme-right politics, 1st Edition

    By Caterina Froio, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Giorgia Bulli, Matteo Albanese

    In 2003, the occupation of a state-owned building in Rome led to the emergence of a new extreme-right youth movement: CasaPound Italia (CPI). Its members described themselves as "Fascists of the Third Millennium", and were unabashed about their admiration for Benito Mussolini. Over the next 15…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Willi Münzenberg: Fighter against Fascism and Stalinism book cover

    Willi Münzenberg

    Fighter against Fascism and Stalinism, 1st Edition

    By John Green

    Willi Münzenberg was a towering figure in the anti-fascist movement during the first half of the 20th century. He was acquainted with many of the leading left wing activists and thinkers of his day including Lenin, Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Liebknecht and Karl Radek. He also played a foundational…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Harvey Milk: The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics book cover

    Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics, 1st Edition

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Renaissance of Letters: Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650 book cover

    The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian Renaissance.   This edited collection…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility book cover

    Memory, Historic Injustice, and Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By W. James Booth

    What is it to do justice to the absent victims of past injustice, given the distance that separates us from them? Grounded in political theory and guided by the literature on historical justice, W. James Booth restores the dead to their central place at the heart of our understanding of why and how…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Orwell Reconsidered book cover

    Orwell Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    George Orwell has had a profound influence on modern politics and culture. He is regularly invoked as an authority by journalists, commentators and politicians, and his works speak with increasing relevance to our polarised and media-saturated society. Stephen Ingle explores Orwell’s character, his…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Museums and Sites of Persuasion: Politics, Memory and Human Rights book cover

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion

    Politics, Memory and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce Apsel, Amy Sodaro

    Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Theodore Roosevelt: Progressive, Warrior, and Naturalist book cover

    Theodore Roosevelt

    Progressive, Warrior, and Naturalist, 1st Edition

    By Neil H. Cogan

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Educational Policy-making: A Study of Interest Groups and Parliament book cover

    Educational Policy-making

    A Study of Interest Groups and Parliament, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Kogan

    Originally published in 1975. This masterly study of policies and policy-makers in education opens up a major, and fascinating, area of public policy to analysis. In this book Professor Kogan draws together many of his previous findings to provide a searching examination and overview of education…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities: Contested Pasts book cover

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Charles I book cover

    Charles I

    1st Edition

    By Mark Parry

    Charles I provides a detailed overview of Charles Stuart, placing his reign firmly within the wider context of this turbulent period and examining the nature of one of the most complex monarchs in British history. The book is organised chronologically, beginning in 1600 and covering Charles’ early…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

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