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  • Spinning Yarns: Bengal Textile Industry in the Backdrop of John Taylor’s Report on ‘Dacca Cloth Production’ (1801) book cover

    Spinning Yarns

    Bengal Textile Industry in the Backdrop of John Taylor’s Report on ‘Dacca Cloth Production’ (1801), 1st Edition

    By Sushil Chaudhury

    Since time immemorial Indian textiles, especially textiles from Bengal, were in great demand and exported to different parts of the world. Textiles from Bengal were appreciated by the Romans as early as first century ad. Numerous foreign travellers including Chinese, Portuguese, Arab and Persian,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge

  • The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in Kerala: 1498-1663 book cover

    The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in Kerala

    1498-1663, 1st Edition

    By James John

    The momentous interaction between Portugal and Kerala com­menced with the historic voyage of Vasco da Gama in 1498. It had lasting impact on the society of Kerala. The voyage, with the express purpose of searching for ‘Christians and Spices’, left longlasting imprint on the life of the people…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge

  • The Eloquence of Art: Essays in Honour of Henry Maguire book cover

    The Eloquence of Art

    Essays in Honour of Henry Maguire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Olsen Lam, Rossitza Schroeder

    For those within the fields of art history and Byzantine studies, Professor Henry Maguire needs no introduction. His publications transformed the way art historians approach medieval art through his insightful integration of rhetoric, poetry and non-canonical objects into the study of Byzantine art…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies: Confrontations and Contradictions book cover

    Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Administration and Organization of War in Thirteenth-Century England book cover

    Administration and Organization of War in Thirteenth-Century England

    1st Edition

    By David S. Bachrach

    The essays brought together in this volume examine the conduct of war by the Angevin kings of England during the long thirteenth century (1189-1307). Drawing upon a wide range of unpublished administrative records that have been largely ignored by previous scholarship, David S. Bachrach offers new…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Museums of the Commons: L’Internationale and the Crisis of Europe book cover

    Museums of the Commons

    L’Internationale and the Crisis of Europe, 1st Edition

    By Nikos Papastergiadis

    Museums of the Commons examines L’Internationale, an ongoing confederation between six museums and contemporary art institutions in Europe. Drawing on extensive interviews with the directors, curators, public programs officers in all the museums, as well as artists, critics and members associated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan book cover

    Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Colonial, Refugee and Allied Civilians after the First World War: Immigration Restriction and Mass Repatriation book cover

    Colonial, Refugee and Allied Civilians after the First World War

    Immigration Restriction and Mass Repatriation, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Jenkinson

    Following the First World War and in actions that challenged Britain’s reputation as a liberal democracy, various government departments implemented policies of mass repatriation from Britain of populations of colonial and friendly migrants and refugees. Many of those repatriated had played a…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Decolonising Europe?: Popular Responses to the End of Empire book cover

    Decolonising Europe?

    Popular Responses to the End of Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berny Sèbe, Matthew G. Stanard

    Decolonising Europe? Popular Responses to the End of Empire offers a new paradigm to understand decolonisation in Europe by showing how it was fundamentally a fluid process of fluxes and refluxes involving not only transfers of populations, ideas and socio-cultural practices across continents but…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World: Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination book cover

    Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World

    Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Barnett-Woods

    Cultural Economies explores the dynamic intersection of material culture and transatlantic formations of "capital" in the long-eighteenth century. It brings together two cutting-edge fields of inquiry—Material Studies and Atlantic Studies—into a generative collection of essays that investigate…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Cultures and Societies

  • New Approaches to Governance and Rule in Urban Europe Since 1500 book cover

    New Approaches to Governance and Rule in Urban Europe Since 1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Gunn, Tom Hulme

    Urban power and politics are topics of abiding interest for students of the city. This exciting collection of essays explores how Europe’s cities have been governed across the last 500 years. Taken as a whole, it provides a unique historical overview of urban politics in early modern and modern…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • From Chanson de Geste to Epic Chronicle: Medieval Occitan Poetry of War book cover

    From Chanson de Geste to Epic Chronicle

    Medieval Occitan Poetry of War, 1st Edition

    By Gérard Gouiran

    Edited by Linda M. Paterson

    In this collection of essays Gérard Gouiran, one of the world's leading and much-loved scholars of medieval Occitan literature, examines this literature from a primarily historical perspective. Through texts offering hitherto unexplored insights into the history and culture of medieval Europe, he…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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