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  • The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary book cover

    The Medicina Plinii

    Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Yvette Hunt

    This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books of applied medicine and self-medication in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. The work, which predates AD 400, was created as a quick reference work for travellers, and became and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners: On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985) book cover

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil’s dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicise charges of torture against…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Making Sense of Mining History: Themes and Agendas book cover

    Making Sense of Mining History

    Themes and Agendas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Berger, Peter Alexander

    This book draws together international contributors to analyse a wide range of aspects of mining history across the globe including mining archaeology, technologies of mining, migration and mining, the everyday life of the miner, the state and mining, industrial relations in mining, gender and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the twentieth-century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria: An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām book cover

    The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria

    An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām, 1st Edition

    This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Romans at War: Soldiers, Citizens, and Society in the Roman Republic book cover

    Romans at War

    Soldiers, Citizens, and Society in the Roman Republic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Armstrong, Michael P. Fronda

    This volume addresses the fundamental importance of the army, warfare, and military service to the development of both the Roman Republic and wider Italic society in the second half of the first millennium BC. It brings together emerging and established scholars in the area of Roman military…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture: The Politics of the Past in Turkey book cover

    Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture

    The Politics of the Past in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Bozoğlu

    Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture examines the politics of emotion in history museums, combining approaches and concerns from museum, heritage and memory studies, anthropology and studies of emotion. Exploring the meanings and politics of memory contests in Turkey, a site for complex…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • 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 changed the course of the events not only 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 – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Boundless Sea: Writing Mediterranean History book cover

    The Boundless Sea

    Writing Mediterranean History, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden, Nicholas Purcell

    This volume brings together for the first time a collection of twelve articles written both jointly and individually by Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell as they have participated in the debates generated by their major work, The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History (2000). One…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law book cover

    The Concept of Race in International Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lingaas

    Members of racial groups are protected under international law against genocide, persecution, and apartheid. But what is race – and why was this contentious term not discussed when drafting the Statute of the International Criminal Court? Although the law uses this term, is it legitimate to talk…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa: Shades of Empire book cover

    Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

    Shades of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Lorena Rizzo

    This book studies the relationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa, using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to reflect on photography as a distinct historical form. Through use of private and public archives, images produced by African…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Anthropocene Antarctica: Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences book cover

    Anthropocene Antarctica

    Perspectives from the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Leane, Jeffrey McGee

    Anthropocene Antarctica offers new ways of thinking about the ‘Continent for Science and Peace’ in a time of planetary environmental change. In the Anthropocene, Antarctica has become central to the Earth’s future. Ice cores taken from its interior reveal the deep environmental history of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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