• Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner book cover

    Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Eyre

    The destruction of the British army while retreating from Afghanistan in 1842 is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Lieutenant Vincent Eyre was present, and kept a diary throughout. This book, first published in 1843 and reissued in 1976, is Eyre’s account of the events…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
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    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • Oral Narrative in Afghanistan: The Individual in Tradition book cover

    Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

    The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Margaret A. Mills

    This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • The Tragedy of Afghanistan: The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion book cover

    The Tragedy of Afghanistan

    The Social, Cultural and Political Impact of the Soviet Invasion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Huldt, Erland Jansson

    The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 stunned the world and ushered in a new period of superpower confrontation. Research into Afghan society was severely curtailed, and the ability to research the Afghan resistance was non-existent. This book, first published in 1988, was the result of a…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing book cover

    Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Emma K. Russell

    Despite ongoing challenges to the criminalisation and surveillance of queer lives, police leaders are now promoted as allies and defenders of LGBT rights. However, in this book, Emma K. Russell argues that the surface inclusion of select LGBT identities in the protective aspirations of the law…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
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    Queering Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices book cover

    Science Museums in Transition

    Unheard Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hooley McLaughlin, Judy Diamond

    Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices considers how museums can adapt their exhibits, programs, and organizational structures to the diversity of ideas, people, and cultures that speak to modern science. This collection contains individual expressions by museum insiders addressing a range…

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    Museums in Focus

  • Central and South-Eastern Europe 2020 book cover

    Central and South-Eastern Europe 2020

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and political developments. General Survey     Essays by acknowledged experts in the region cover a variety of topical issues. In addition, appendices discuss the religions…

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    Central and South-Eastern Europe

  • Luck Egalitarianism: Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and His Critics book cover

    Luck Egalitarianism

    Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and His Critics, 1st Edition

    Edited by David V. Axelsen, Juliana Bidadanure, Tim Meijers

    This edited volume offers a critical discussion of luck egalitarianism – one of the most prominent views in contemporary political philosophy – through an exploration of the theory of one of its leading proponents, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen. When (if ever) can inequalities in how well peoples’ lives…

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  • The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia: Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code book cover

    The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code, 1st Edition

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • Rise of the Plebeians?: The Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies book cover

    Rise of the Plebeians?

    The Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christophe Jaffrelot, Sanjay Kumar

    For decades, India has been a conservative democracy governed by the upper caste notables coming from the urban bourgeoisie, the landowning aristocracy and the intelligentsia. The democratisation of the ‘world’s largest democracy’ started with the rise of peasants’ parties and the politicisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
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  • Gandhi: An Impossible Possibility book cover

    Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 1st Edition

    By Sudhir Chandra

    For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood or obfuscated during his lifetime. This book draws our attention to Gandhi’s last years, particularly the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
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  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Radicalisation book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Radicalisation

    1st Edition

    By Shahamak Rezaei, Marco Goli

    This new volume comprehensively addresses the key questions regarding Islamic Radicalisation. Islamic radicalisation is widely understood as the cognitive and ideological framework and denominator for the creation of a worldview that is not only incompatible with, but openly hostile to the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31
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  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015 book cover

    Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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