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  • Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730: Experiencing Histories book cover

    Mural Painting in Britain 1630-1730

    Experiencing Histories, 1st Edition

    By Lydia Hamlett

    This book illuminates the original meanings of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century mural paintings in Britain. At the time, these were called ‘histories’. Throughout the eighteenth century, though, the term became directly associated with easel painting and, as ‘history painting’ achieved the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Chronicles of Qalāwūn and his son al-Ashraf Khalīl book cover

    Chronicles of Qalāwūn and his son al-Ashraf Khalīl

    1st Edition

    This volume provides translations of texts on the Mamluk Sultan Qalāwūn (1279-90) and his son al-Malik al-Ashraf (1290-93), which cover the end of the Crusader interlude in the Syrian Levant. Translated from the original Arabic, these chronicles detail the Mamluk perception of the Crusaders, the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Crusade Texts in Translation

  • Private Security and the Modern State: Historical and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Private Security and the Modern State

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Churchill, Dolores Janiewski, Pieter Leloup

    Based on extensive research in several international contexts, this volume provides a nuanced assessment of the historical evolution of private security and its fluid, contested, and mutually constitutive relationship with state agencies, public policing, and the criminal justice system. This…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Thessaloniki: A City in Transition, 1912–2012 book cover


    A City in Transition, 1912–2012, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dimitris Keridis, John Brady Kiesling

    This book shares the conclusions of a remarkable conference marking the centennial of Thessaloniki’s incorporation in the Greek state in 1912. Like its Roman and Byzantine predecessors, Ottoman Salonica was the metropolis of a huge, multi-ethnic Balkan hinterland, a center of modernization/…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Historical Dialogue and the Prevention of Mass Atrocities book cover

    Historical Dialogue and the Prevention of Mass Atrocities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elazar Barkan, Constantin Goschler, James E. Waller

    This book brings together a diverse range of international voices from academia, policymaking, and civil society to address the failure to connect historical dialogue with atrocity prevention discourse and provide insight into how conflict histories and historical memory act as dynamic forces,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 

  • African Environmental Crisis: A History of Science for Development book cover

    African Environmental Crisis

    A History of Science for Development, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    This book explores how and why the idea of the African environmental crisis developed and persisted through colonial and post-colonial periods, and why it has been so influential in development discourse. From the beginnings of imperial administration, the idea of the desiccation of African…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • The Minoan Body: A Somatic Approach to Social, Economic and Political Change in Bronze Age Crete book cover

    The Minoan Body

    A Somatic Approach to Social, Economic and Political Change in Bronze Age Crete, 1st Edition

    By Anna Simandiraki-Grimshaw

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 

  • Drama, Oratory and Thucydides in Fifth-Century Athens: Teaching Imperial Lessons book cover

    Drama, Oratory and Thucydides in Fifth-Century Athens

    Teaching Imperial Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Mills

    This study centres on the rhetoric of the Athenian empire, Thucydides’ account of the Peloponnesian War and the notable discrepancies between his assessment of Athens and that found in tragedy, funeral orations and public art. Mills explores the contradiction between Athenian actions and their…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville: Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre book cover

    Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Global Africa

  • A Global History of Money book cover

    A Global History of Money

    1st Edition

    By Akinobu Kuroda

    Looking at the eleventh century to the twentieth century, Kuroda explores how money was used and how currencies evolved in transactions within local communities and in broader trade networks. The discussion covers Asia, Europe and Africa, and highlights an impressive global interconnectedness in…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Crime in Scotland 1660-1960: The Violent North? book cover

    Crime in Scotland 1660-1960

    The Violent North?, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Kilday

    Scotland has often been regarded throughout history as "the violent north", but how true is this statement? Does Scotland deserve to be defined thus, and upon what foundations is this definition based? This book examines the history of crime in Scotland, questioning the labelling of Scotland as…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 

  • Punishment in Contemporary China: Its Evolution, Development and Change book cover

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 

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