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  • 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 
    Routledge
    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
    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 
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • 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
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • 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

  • International Humanitarian Law and Justice: Historical and Sociological Perspectives book cover

    International Humanitarian Law and Justice

    Historical and Sociological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Deland, Mark Klamberg, Pål Wrange

    In the last decade, there has been a turn to history in international humanitarian law and its accompanying fields. To examine this historization and to expand the current scope of scholarship, this book brings together scholars from various fields, including law, history, sociology, and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

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