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  • The Nature State: Rethinking the History of Conservation book cover

    The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental History of Modern Migrations book cover

    Environmental History of Modern Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Armiero, Richard Tucker

    In the age of climate change, the possibility that dramatic environmental transformations might cause the dislocation of millions of people has become not only a matter for scientific speculation or science-fiction narratives, but the object of strategic planning and military analysis.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change: Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War book cover

    Ministerial Survival During Political and Cabinet Change

    Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and War, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Quiroz Flores

    Political leaders need ministers to help them rule and so conventional wisdom suggests that leaders appoint competent ministers to their cabinet. This book shows this is not necessarily the case. It examines the conditions that facilitate survival in ministerial office and how they are linked to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Discourses and Counter-discourses on Europe: From the Enlightenment to the EU book cover

    Discourses and Counter-discourses on Europe

    From the Enlightenment to the EU, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manuela Ceretta, Barbara Curli

    The European Union plays an increasingly central role in global relations from migration to trade to institutional financial solvency. The formation and continuation of these relations – their narratives and discourses - are rooted in social, political, and economic historical relations emerging at…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • European Enlargement across Rounds and Beyond Borders book cover

    European Enlargement across Rounds and Beyond Borders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Haakon A. Ikonomou, Aurélie Andry, Rebekka Byberg

    Enlargement has been an almost constant part of European integration history – going from an improvised exercise to the EU’s most developed foreign policy tool. However, neither the longevity nor the complexity of enlargement has been properly historicised. European Enlargement across Rounds and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Creating Religious Childhoods in Anglo-World and British Colonial Contexts, 1800-1950 book cover

    Creating Religious Childhoods in Anglo-World and British Colonial Contexts, 1800-1950

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hugh Morrison, Mary Clare Martin

    Drawing on examples from British world expressions of Christianity, this collection further greater understanding of religion as a critical element of modern children’s and young people’s history. It builds on emerging scholarship that challenges the view that religion had a solely negative impact…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Drama: Commerce, Poesy, and the Profitable Imagination book cover

    Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Drama

    Commerce, Poesy, and the Profitable Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Brian Sheerin

    Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Drama traces the near-simultaneous rise of economic theory, literary criticism, and public theater in London at the turn of the seventeenth century, and posits that connecting all three is a fascination with creating something out of nothing simply by…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Constructions of Europe: Literature, Culture, History book cover

    Early Modern Constructions of Europe

    Literature, Culture, History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florian Kläger, Gerd Bayer

    Between the medieval conception of Christendom and the political visions of modernity, ideas of Europe underwent a transformative and catalytic period that saw a cultural process of renewed self-definition or self-Europeanization. The contributors to this volume address this process, analyzing how…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Education in Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Exclusion as Innovation book cover

    Education in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

    Exclusion as Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Cordner

    Sheila Cordner traces a tradition of literary resistance to dominant pedagogies in nineteenth-century Britain, recovering an overlooked chapter in the history of thought about education. This book considers an influential group of writers - all excluded from Oxford and Cambridge because of their…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560 book cover

    French Encounters with the Ottomans, 1510-1560

    1st Edition

    By Pascale Barthe

    Focusing on early Renaissance Franco-Ottoman relations, this book fills a gap in studies of Ottoman representations by early modern European powers by addressing the Franco-Ottoman bond. In French Encounters with the Ottomans, Pascale Barthe examines the birth of the Franco-Ottoman rapprochement…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Harriet Martineau and the Birth of Disciplines: Nineteenth-century intellectual powerhouse book cover

    Harriet Martineau and the Birth of Disciplines

    Nineteenth-century intellectual powerhouse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie Sanders, Gaby Weiner

    One of the foremost writers of her time, Harriet Martineau established her reputation by writing a hugely successful series of fictional tales on political economy whose wide readership included the young Queen Victoria. She went on to write fiction and nonfiction; books, articles and pamphlets;…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan: The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan book cover

    Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan

    The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan, 1st Edition

    By Niki Alsford

    On 19 April 1895, British Consul Lionel Charles Hopkins, at the northern port of Tamsui, was summoned by Tang Jingsong, the governor of Taiwan, to his yamen in the western district of Taipei. Shortly after his arrival, Hopkins was handed a petition. Signed by a number of Taiwanese ‘notables’, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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