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  • The Evolution of Medical Genetics: A British Perspective book cover

    The Evolution of Medical Genetics

    A British Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peter S. Harper

    This informative new book presents an accessible account of the development of medical genetics over the past 70 years, one of the most important areas of 20th, and now 21st, century science and medicine. Based largely on the author's personal involvement and career as a leader in the field over…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    CRC Press

  • The Power of Islam in Morocco: Historical and Anthropological Perspectives book cover

    The Power of Islam in Morocco

    Historical and Anthropological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed El Mansour

    The study of Muslim societies has been for a long time the appanage of western Orientalists and European ethnographers whose view from the outside rarely accounted for the complex reality of these societies. This Variorum volume by an eminent North African historian follows the development of Islam…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Spain and the American Revolution: New Approaches and Perspectives book cover

    Spain and the American Revolution

    New Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Paquette, Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

    Though the participation of France in the American Revolution is well-established in the historiography, the role of Spain, France’s ally, is relatively understudied and underappreciated. Spain's involvement in the conflict formed part of a global struggle between empires and directly influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Travel, Pilgrimage and Social Interaction from Antiquity to the Middle Ages book cover

    Travel, Pilgrimage and Social Interaction from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenni Kuuliala, Jussi Rantala

    Mobility and travel have always been key characteristics of human societies, having various cultural, social and religious aims and purposes. Travels shaped religions and societies and were a way for people to understand themselves, this world, and the transcendent. This book analyses travelling in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • A Historical Sociology of Disability: Human Validity and Invalidity from Antiquity to Early Modernity book cover

    A Historical Sociology of Disability

    Human Validity and Invalidity from Antiquity to Early Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Bill Hughes

    Covering the period from Antiquity to Early Modernity, A Historical Sociology of Disability argues that disabled people have been treated in western society as good to mistreat and – with the rise of Christianity – good to be good to. It examines the place and role of disabled people in the moral…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2020 book cover

    South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2020

    28th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Published annually, this 28th edition brings together a unique combination of the latest data on, and detailed analysis of, a vast region. Scrupulously updated by Europa’s experienced editors, the volume also includes contributions from regional specialists. General Survey Essays written by…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    South America, Central America and the Caribbean

  • Fighting Rommel: The British Imperial Army in North Africa during the Second World War, 1941–1943 book cover

    Fighting Rommel

    The British Imperial Army in North Africa during the Second World War, 1941–1943, 1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    Fighting Rommel examines how and why some armies innovate under pressure while others do not. Focusing on the learning culture of the British Imperial Forces, it looks at the Allied campaign during the Second World War against the Afrika Korps of Rommel. The volume highlights the hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge India

  • Contested Commemoration in U.S. American History: Diverging Public Interpretations book cover

    Contested Commemoration in U.S. American History

    Diverging Public Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Bender, Klara Szlezák

    Against the backdrop of two recent socio-political developments—the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration and the surge in nationalist and populist sentiment that ushered in the current administration— Contested Commemoration in U.S. American History presents eleven essays focused on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Global Perspectives on Public History

  • A Short History of the French Revolution book cover

    A Short History of the French Revolution

    7th Edition

    By Jeremy D. Popkin

    A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians’ interpretations of these events. The book covers all aspects of the Revolution,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique: Bodily Memory and The Gendered Aesthetics of Home book cover

    Women’s Lived Landscapes of War and Liberation in Mozambique

    Bodily Memory and The Gendered Aesthetics of Home, 1st Edition

    By Jonna Katto

    This book tells the history of the changing gendered landscapes of northern Mozambique from the perspective of women who fought in the armed struggle for national independence, diverting from the often-told narrative of women in nationalist wars that emphasizes a linear plot of liberation. Taking a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe: The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg book cover

    Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history and ambiguous status of the body as a written object, this interdisciplinary study surveys varied forms of corporeal writing, imprinting and marking in France in the early modern period. Author Katherine Dauge-Roth demonstrates that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

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