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  • Born in Tibet: By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts book cover

    Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910 book cover

    British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet book cover

    Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Romanesque Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage book cover

    Romanesque Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimage

    1st Edition

    Edited by John McNeill, RICHARD PLANT

    The twenty-three chapters in this volume explore the material culture of sanctity in Latin Europe and the Mediterranean between c. 1000 and c. 1220, with a focus on the ways in which saints and relics were enshrined, celebrated and displayed. Reliquary cults were particularly important during the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06 
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    The British Archaeological Association Romanesque Transactions

  • The Origins of the Consumer Revolution in England: From Brass Pots to Clocks book cover

    The Origins of the Consumer Revolution in England

    From Brass Pots to Clocks, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Sear, Ken Sneath

    The Origins of the Consumer Revolution in England explores the rise of consumerism from the end of the medieval period through to the beginning of the nineteenth century. The book takes a detailed look at when the 'consumer revolution' began, tracing its evolution from the years following the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
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    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Failed Führers: A History of the British Extreme Right book cover

    Failed Führers

    A History of the British Extreme Right, 1st Edition

    By Graham Macklin

    The book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of white racial nationalism in Britain as a political manifestation, from its origins amongst a range of pro-Nazi groupuscules in the 1930s, to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Hot Art, Cold War: Western and Northern European Writing on American Art 1945 to 1990 book cover

    Hot Art, Cold War

    Western and Northern European Writing on American Art 1945 to 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Hopkins, Iain Boyd Whyte

    This book is an anthology of primary source texts on postwar American art between 1945 and 1989, translated from Northern and Western European languages into English for the first time and introduced by scholarly essays. This volume will be the first full-scale account of the reception of American…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
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  • The British Mandate in Palestine: A Centenary Volume, 1920-2020 book cover

    The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920-2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters analyze a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and strategical…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • CasaPound Italia: Contemporary extreme-right politics book cover

    CasaPound Italia

    Contemporary extreme-right politics, 1st Edition

    By Caterina Froio, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Giorgia Bulli, Matteo Albanese

    In 2003, the occupation of a state-owned building in Rome led to the emergence of a new extreme-right youth movement: CasaPound Italia (CPI). Its members described themselves as "Fascists of the Third Millennium", and were unabashed about their admiration for Benito Mussolini. Over the next 15…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800: The Authoritative Word book cover

    A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word, 1st Edition

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Theory and Praxis: Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge book cover

    Theory and Praxis

    Reflections on the Colonization of Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murzban Jal, Jyoti Bawane

    This book proposes a New Enlightenment—a new way of looking at the non-Western world. Breaking new ground, the essays chart a course beyond Eurocentric discourses (which completely ignore the contributions of Asia, Africa and Latin-America) and forms of nativism (which are usually ethnocentric…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge India

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