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  • The End of Communist Rule in Albania: Political Change and The Role of The Student Movement book cover

    The End of Communist Rule in Albania

    Political Change and The Role of The Student Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shinasi A. Rama

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the Albanian Student Movement of 1990–1991. To date, there are no thorough studies of the first year of the post-Communist transition in Albania, which constitutes the most critical period of transition. The lessons to be learned are vast and of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki: Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives book cover

    Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki

    Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Gwyn McClelland

    On 9th August 1945, the US dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Of the dead, approximately 8500 were Catholic Christians, representing over sixty percent of the community. In this collective biography, nine Catholic survivors share personal and compelling stories about the aftermath of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • 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 – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Black Men in Britain: An Ethnographic Portrait of the Post-Windrush Generation book cover

    Black Men in Britain

    An Ethnographic Portrait of the Post-Windrush Generation, 1st Edition

    By Kenny Monrose

    While extensive attention has been paid to black youth, adult black British men are a notable omission in academic literature. This book is the first attempt to understand one of Britain’s hidden populations: the post-Windrush generation, who matured within a post-industrial British society that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Populism and Heritage in Europe: Lost in Diversity and Unity book cover

    Populism and Heritage in Europe

    Lost in Diversity and Unity, 1st Edition

    By Ayhan Kaya

    Populism and Heritage in Europe explores popular discourses about European and national heritage that are being used by specific political actors to advance their agendas and to prevent minority groups from being accepted into European society. Investigating what kind of effect the politics of fear…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • An Economic History of Famine Resilience book cover

    An Economic History of Famine Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Dijkman, Bas van Leeuwen

    Food crises have always tested societies. This volume discusses societal resilience to food crises, examining the responses and strategies at the societal level that effectively helped individuals and groups to cope with drops in food supply, in various parts of the world over the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade book cover

    Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Tully, Chad Leahy

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Hidden Land: The Garrison System And the Ming Dynasty book cover

    The Hidden Land

    The Garrison System And the Ming Dynasty, 1st Edition

    By Cheng Gu

    "The Hidden Land" means that a large amount of land in the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) was "hidden" or unknown, since the land was managed by both the administrative and the military systems, and only the former was made public while the latter was being hidden due to confidentiality issues. This is…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture book cover

    Ecocriticism and the Anthropocene in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maura Coughlin, Emily Gephart

    In this volume, emerging and established scholars bring ethical and political concerns for the environment, nonhuman animals and social justice to the study of nineteenth-century visual culture. They draw their theoretical inspiration from the vitality of emerging critical discourses, such as new…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia: Evidence and Significations book cover

    The Death Penalty in Late-Medieval Catalonia

    Evidence and Significations, 1st Edition

    By Flocel Sabaté

    The death penalty was unusual in medieval Europe until the twelfth century. From that moment on, it became a key instrument of rule in European society, and we can study it in the case of Catalonia through its rich and varied unpublished documentation. The death penalty was justified by Roman Law;…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Transnational Perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America book cover

    Transnational Perspectives on the Conquest and Colonization of Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Mander, David Midgley, Christine Beaule

    Ranging geographically from Tierra del Fuego to California and the Caribbean, and historically from early European sightings and the utopian projects of would-be colonizers to the present-day cultural politics of migrant communities and international relations, this volume presents a rich variety…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • Who Was William Hickey?: A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India book cover

    Who Was William Hickey?

    A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India, 1st Edition

    By James R. Farr

    This book analyzes an example of life-writing, an autobiography that was written in the early nineteenth century and will appeal to readers of many disciplines who are interested in understanding the interconnectedness of memory, textual narrative, and ideas of selfhood. Moreover, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

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