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  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism: The Storm of History book cover

    Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C. Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Sermons of Chromatius of Aquileia book cover

    The Sermons of Chromatius of Aquileia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McEachnie

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities: The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story book cover

    Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities

    The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story, 1st Edition

    By Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

    This literary-historical book draws out and sheds light upon the mechanisms of ‘the ideological work’ that the Arabic Majnūn Laylā story performed for ‘Abbāsid urbanite, imperial audiences in the wake of the disappearance of the ‘bedouin cosmos.’ The study focuses upon the processes of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    Examining two state-sponsored history writing projects in Indonesia and the Philippines in the 1970s, this book illuminates the contents and contexts of the two projects and, more importantly, provides a nuanced characterization of the relationship between embodiments of power (state, dictators,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches book cover

    India at 70

    Multidisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Maxey, Paul McGarr

    India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches examines Indian independence in August 1947 and its multiple afterlives. With 9 contributions by a range of international scholars, it interrogates 1947 and its complex, bloody aftermath in historical, political and aesthetic terms. This original collection…

    Hardback – 2019-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Windrush (1948) and Rivers of Blood (1968): Legacy and Assessment book cover

    Windrush (1948) and Rivers of Blood (1968)

    Legacy and Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Harris

    This volume looks at Britain since 1948 – the year when the Empire Windrush brought a group of 492 hopeful Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom. "Post-war Britain" may still be the most common label attached to studies in contemporary British history, but the contributors to this book believe…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Bad Christians, New Spains: Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World book cover

    Bad Christians, New Spains

    Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Byron Ellsworth Hamann

    This book centers on two inquisitorial investigations, both of which began in the 1540s. One involved the relations of Europeans and Native Americans in an Oaxacan town (in New Spain, today’s Mexico). The other involved relations of Moriscos (recent Muslim converts to Catholicism) and Old…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • 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

    Edited 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 – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • The Economic Thought of James Steuart book cover

    The Economic Thought of James Steuart

    1st Edition

    By José Manuel Menudo

    James Steuart published An Inquiry into the Principles of Political Œconomy in 1767, the first systematic treatise on economics, nine years before Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. Traditional historiography has tended to disregard and even deny Steuart’s oeuvre, categorising him as the last,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • 1917 and the Consequences book cover

    1917 and the Consequences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerhard Besier, Katarzyna Stokłosa

    The Russian Revolution of 1917 has been one of the most important events of modern history. It not only changed the course of the events in Russia but, on a wider scale, across the world while it influenced the flow of history throughout the twentieth century until the fall of the Soviet Union and,…

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

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