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  • 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

  • Mussolini's Camps: Civilian Internment in Fascist Italy (1940-1943) book cover

    Mussolini's Camps

    Civilian Internment in Fascist Italy (1940-1943), 1st Edition

    By Carlo Spartaco Capogreco

    This book – which is based on vast archival research and on a variety of primary sources – has filled a gap in Italy’s historiography on Fascism, and in European and World history about concentration camps in our contemporary world. It provides, for the first time, a survey of the different types…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Italy

  • Tourism and Travel during the Cold War: Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain book cover

    Tourism and Travel during the Cold War

    Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sune Bechmann Pedersen, Christian Noack

    The Iron Curtain was not an impenetrable divide, and contacts between East and West took place regularly and on various levels throughout the Cold War. This book explores how the European tourist industry transcended the ideological fault lines and the communist states attracted an ever-increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade book cover

    Jerusalem Afflicted

    Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade, 1st Edition

    On Good Friday, 1626, Franciscus Quaresmius delivered a sermon in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem calling on King Philip IV of Spain to undertake a crusade to ‘liberate’ the Holy Land. Jerusalem Afflicted: Quaresmius, Spain, and the Idea of a 17th-century Crusade introduces readers to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism: Children of a Restless Time book cover

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism

    Children of a Restless Time, 1st Edition

    By Cristina Modreanu

    A History of Romanian Theatre from Communism to Capitalism analyses the last three decades of Romanian theatre and connects it to the international stage. Cristina Modreanu questions the relationship between artists and power, both before 1989, behind the Iron Curtain, and in the current global…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Landscape Painting in Revolutionary France: Liberty's Embrace book cover

    Landscape Painting in Revolutionary France

    Liberty's Embrace, 1st Edition

    By Steven Adams

    The French Revolution had a marked impact on the ways in which citizens saw the newly-liberated spaces in which they now lived. Painting, gardening, cinematic displays of landscape, travel guides, public festivals, tales of space flight and devil-abduction each shaped citizens' understanding of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Heirs of Roman Persecution: Studies on a Christian and para-Christian discourse in Late Antiquity book cover

    Heirs of Roman Persecution

    Studies on a Christian and para-Christian discourse in Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Éric Fournier, Wendy Mayer

    The subject of this book is the discourse of persecution used by Christians in Late Antiquity (c. 300-700 CE). Through a series of detailed case studies covering the full chronological and geographical span of the period, it investigates how the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Romans at War: Citizens and Society in the Roman Republic book cover

    Romans at War

    Citizens and Society in the Roman Republic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Armstrong, Michael P. Fronda

    This volume addresses the fundamental importance of the army, warfare, and military service to the development of both the Roman Republic and wider Italic society in the second half of the first millennium BCE. It brings together emerging and established scholars in the area of Roman military…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Chinese Theology and Translation: The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing book cover

    Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    This book presents the Jesuit Figurists’ encounter with the Yijing in their mission in China. The author analyses how Jesuit Figurists incorporated their intralingual translation of the Yijing, the classical and vernacular use of Chinese language and the imitation of Chinese literati’s format, and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2020 book cover

    Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2020

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Europa's comprehensive survey of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. General Survey Leading authorities on the region analyze topics of regional importance. Country Surveys Chapters on each country, containing: - essays on its recent history and economy, and a chronology of events - an…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

  • British Civilization: An Introduction book cover

    British Civilization

    An Introduction, 9th Edition

    By John Oakland

    Thoroughly updated and revised, the ninth-edition of the highly-regarded British Civilization: An Introduction continues to be the ideal textbook on Britain, its country and people, religion, politics and government, international relations, legal system, economy, education, media and culture for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge

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