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  • The Renaissance of Letters: Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650 book cover

    The Renaissance of Letters

    Knowledge and Community in Italy, 1300-1650, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Sutherland, Paula Findlen

    The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian Renaissance. This edited collection contains…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Populism and Heritage in Europe: Lost in Diversity and Unity book cover

    Populism and Heritage in Europe

    Lost in Diversity and Unity, 1st Edition

    By Ayhan Kaya

    Populism and Heritage in Europe explores popular discourses about European and national heritage that are being used by specific political actors to advance their agendas and to prevent minority groups from being accepted into European society. Investigating what kind of effect the politics of fear…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    Examining two state-sponsored history writing projects in Indonesia and the Philippines in the 1970s, this book illuminates the contents and contexts of the two projects and, more importantly, provides a nuanced characterization of the relationship between embodiments of power (state, dictators,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • An Economic History of West Africa book cover

    An Economic History of West Africa

    2nd Edition

    By A. G. Hopkins

    This pioneering and celebrated work was the first, and remains the standard, account of the economic history of the huge area conventionally known as West Africa. The book ranges from prehistoric times to independence and covers the former French territories as well as those colonised by the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America book cover

    Forensic Anthropology Teams in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Dutrénit-Bielous

    This book charts the development of forensic anthropology teams in Latin America and surveys their main characteristics, achievements, and challenges in light of a recent past fraught with state repression and violence. The volume contains contributions by an interdisciplinary group of scholars…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Law and Economics: An Intellectual History book cover

    The Rise of Law and Economics

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By George Priest

    This is a history - though, intentionally, a brief history - of the rise of law and economics as a field of thought in the US college and law school academy, though the field has expanded to Europe and South America and will expand further as other legal systems develop. This book explains the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Global Economy: A Concise History book cover

    The Global Economy

    A Concise History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franco Amatori, Andrea Colli

    The Global Economy – a Concise History traces the history of global economy over the past thousand years. In doing so, it explores all the main waves of globalization, from the trade revolution of the Middle Ages, to the Great and Little Divergence between the West and the East, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film: The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades book cover

    Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film

    The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades, 1st Edition

    By Marc Yamada

    This book provides the first interdisciplinary examination of the popular fiction and film of the “lost decades” of Japan’s Heisei period (1989-2019). Individual chapters present original analysis of the work of major Heisei writers, filmmakers and manga (comic) artists including Urasawa Naoki,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal book cover

    The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    This book offers an overview of the Bengali Vaiṣṇava tradition and showcases cutting-edge research on Vaiṣṇavism in its manifold forms—elite and popular, urban and rural—within the pivotal context of colonial Bengal, South Asia. This book uniquely sheds light on the roles of, and developments…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities is the first book to reflect on the power of film in representing medical and health discourse in China in both the past and the present, as well as in shaping its future. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China, the chapters each…

    Hardback – 2019-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Windrush (1948) and Rivers of Blood (1968): Legacy and Assessment book cover

    Windrush (1948) and Rivers of Blood (1968)

    Legacy and Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Harris

    This volume looks at Britain since 1948 – the year when the Empire Windrush brought a group of 492 hopeful Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom. "Post-war Britain" may still be the most common label attached to studies in contemporary British history, but the contributors to this book believe…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge
    British Politics and Society

  • Orwell Reconsidered book cover

    Orwell Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Ingle

    George Orwell has had a profound influence on modern politics and culture. He is regularly invoked as an authority by journalists, commentators and politicians and his works speak with increasing relevance to our polarised and media-saturated society. Stephen Ingle explores Orwell’s character, his…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

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