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  • The Formation of the English Common Law

    Law and Society in England from King Alfred to Magna Carta, 2nd Edition

    By John Hudson

    The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    The Medieval World

  • The Sixties

    5th Edition

    By Terry Anderson

    Terry Anderson’s The Sixties is a concise yet thorough survey of the tumultuous and immensely consequential 1960’s. After a brief introduction on the postwar years, this book explores the significant political, foreign policy, social, and cultural events from the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 

  • The Turks and Islam in Reformation Germany

    By Gregory J. Miller

    Although their role is often neglected in standard historical narratives of the Reformation, the Ottoman Turks were an important concern of many leading thinkers in early modern Germany, including Martin Luther. In the minds of many, the Turks formed a fearsome, crescent-shaped horizon that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Celibate and Childless Men in Power

    Ruling Eunuchs and Bishops in the Pre-Modern World

    Edited by Almut Höfert, Matthew M. Mesley, Serena Tolino

    This book explores a striking common feature of pre-modern ruling systems on a global scale: the participation of childless and celibate men as integral parts of the elites. In bringing these two different groups of ruling men together, this collection shows that the integration of men who were…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 

  • An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires

    By Zenonas Norkus

    An Unproclaimed Empire the Grand Duchy of Lithuania is an interdisciplinary study of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (GDL) that is historical in subject but social scientific in approach. It is also the first study to apply this comparative and social scientific method to the GDL. In this book,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Tragedy of Vietnam

    5th Edition

    By Patrick J Hearden

    The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 

  • Huguenot Networks, 1560–1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These essays explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial, military,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • The Late Ottoman Empire and Egypt

    Hybridity, Law and Gender

    By Elizabeth H Shlala

    Law and identification transgressed political boundaries in the nineteenth-century Levant. Over the course of the century, Italo-Levantines- elite and common- exercised a strategy of resilient hybridity whereby an unintentional form of legal imperialism took root in Egypt.   This book contributes…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Liberalizing Contracts

    Nineteenth Century Promises Through Literature, Law and History

    By Anat Rosenberg

    In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Discourses of Law

  • Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia

    The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen

    By Estrella Trincado, Manuel Santos-Redondo

    In the early 1800s, Robert Owen was a mill owner, political figure, and an advocate for social reform, and his publications attained considerable circulation. He believed that people need good working conditions in order to be encouraged to work and motivated to learn. Despite the higher costs…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Industries and Global Competition

    A History of Business Beyond Borders

    Edited by Bram Bouwens, Pierre-Yves Donzé, Takafumi Kurosawa

    Changes in the dynamics of economic activities since the last decades of the 20th century have yielded major changes in the composition of industries and the division of labor and production across different regions of the world. Despite these shifts in the global economy, some industries have…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Redefined Labour Spaces

    Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India

    Edited by Sobin George, Shalini Sinha

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emergent collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India

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