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  • Historical Perspectives on Organized Crime and Terrorism book cover

    Historical Perspectives on Organized Crime and Terrorism

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Windle, John F. Morrison, Aaron Winter, Andrew Silke

    In recent years, in the context of the War on Terror and globalization, there has been an increased interest in terrorism and organized crime in academia, yet historical research into such phenomena is relatively scarce. This book resets the balance and emphasizes the importance of historical…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • State-Corporate Crime and the Commodification of Victimhood: The Toxic Legacy of Trafigura’s Ship of Death book cover

    State-Corporate Crime and the Commodification of Victimhood

    The Toxic Legacy of Trafigura’s Ship of Death, 1st Edition

    By Thomas MacManus

    This book highlights the continuing impunity enjoyed by corporations for large scale crimes, and in particular the crime of toxic waste dumping in Ivory Coast in 2006. It provides an account of the crime, and outlines contributory reasons for the impunity both under the law and from a…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Penal Reform: Margery Fry and the Howard League book cover

    The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League, 1st Edition

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform – an organization that has energetically lobbied for…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • The English Civil War book cover

    The English Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanley Carpenter

    The English Civil Wars of 1642-1651, part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between 1639 and 1660 caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Warfare in Latin America - Volumes I and II book cover

    Warfare in Latin America - Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Centeno

    This two volume work is the first extensive collection of analytical materials regarding the history of war in Latin America. Covering pre-history to the 1990s, it also includes accounts from every region and form of warfare. Experts on the continent and those who work on the military in other…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Monarchs and Hydrarchs: The Conceptual Development of Viking Activity across the Frankish Realm (c. 750–940) book cover

    Monarchs and Hydrarchs

    The Conceptual Development of Viking Activity across the Frankish Realm (c. 750–940), 1st Edition

    By Christian Cooijmans

    As the politico-economic exploits of vikings in and around the Frankish realm remain, to a considerable extent, obscured by the constraints of a fragmentary and biased corpus of (near)contemporary evidence, this volume approaches the available interdisciplinary data on a cumulative and conceptual…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World

  • Sport, War and the British: 1850 to the Present book cover

    Sport, War and the British

    1850 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Peter Donaldson

    Spanning the colonial campaigns of the Victorian age to the War on Terror after 9/11, this study explores the role sport was perceived to have played in the lives and work of military personnel, and examines how sporting language and imagery were deployed to shape and reconfigure civilian society’s…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Alcohol Flows across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective book cover

    Alcohol Flows across Cultures

    Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst

    This book maps changing patterns of drinking. Emphasis is laid on the connected histories of different regions and populations across the globe regarding consumption patterns, government policies, economics and representations of alcohol and drinking. Its transnational perspective facilitates an…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context: A New Deal for Design book cover

    WPA Posters in an Aesthetic, Social, and Political Context

    A New Deal for Design, 1st Edition

    By Cory Pillen

    This book examines posters produced by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a federal relief program designed to create jobs in the United States during the Great Depression. Cory Pillen focuses on several issues addressed repeatedly in the roughly 2,200 extant WPA posters created between…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Lifestyle and Medicine in the Enlightenment: The Six Non-Naturals in the Long Eighteenth Century book cover

    Lifestyle and Medicine in the Enlightenment

    The Six Non-Naturals in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Kennaway, Rina Knoeff

    The biggest challenges in public health today are often related to attitudes, diet and exercise. In many ways, this marks a return to the state of medicine in the eighteenth century, when ideals of healthy living were a much more central part of the European consciousness than they have become…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • The Early Modern English Calendar: A Reference Guide book cover

    The Early Modern English Calendar

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Phebe Jensen

    Depending on variables such as rank, level of literacy, gender, and occupation, English society in the early modern period operated according to a number of different calendrical time schemes. These included the astronomical time that fundamentally set the duration of days and years; the seasons,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Baybars’ Successors: Ibn al-Furāt on Qalāwūn and al-Ashraf book cover

    Baybars’ Successors

    Ibn al-Furāt on Qalāwūn and al-Ashraf, 1st Edition

    Ibn al-Furat (d. 1405) is an understudied Mamluk historian, whose materials for the period of the later Crusades is unique. While sections of his history for the period prior to 1277 have been translated, later sections have not. His text provides both an overview and a critique of earlier…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    Crusade Texts in Translation

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