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  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Cultural Genealogy and Early Modern Myth

    By Raphael Falco

    Cultural Genealogy explores the popularization in the Renaissance of the still-pervasive myth that later cultures are the hereditary descendants of ancient or older cultures. The core of this myth is the widespread belief that a numinous charismatic power can be passed down unchanged, and in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Sculpture and the Nordic Region

    Edited by Sara Ayres, Elettra Carbone

    Histories of sculpture within the Nordic region are under-studied and the region’s influence upon and translation of influences from the wider Europe remain insufficiently traced. This volume brings to light individual histories of sculptural mobility from the early modern period onwards. Examining…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Anti-Fascism in Britain

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Copsey

    Anti-fascism has long been one of the most active and dynamic areas of radical protest and direct action. Yet it is an area of struggle and popular resistance that remains largely unexplored by historians, sociologists and political scientists. Fully revised and updated from its earlier edition,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    3rd Edition

    By Kirsten E. Schulze

    In this concise yet comprehensive survey, Kirsten E. Schulze analyzes the causes, course and consequences of the Arab-Israeli conflict, exploring the particular dynamics of this conflict and the numerous attempts at its resolution. Covering pivotal events ranging from the creation of the state of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Meanings and Values of Water in Russian Culture

    Edited by Jane T Costlow, Arja Rosenholm

    Bringing together a team of scholars from the diverse fields of geography, literary studies and history, this is the first volume to study water as a cultural phenomenon within the Russian/Soviet context. Water in this context is both a cognitive and cultural construct and a geographical and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Catastrophe, Gender and Urban Experience, 1648–1920

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Hannu Salmi

    As Enlightenment notions of predictability, progress and the sense that humans could control and shape their environments informed European thought, catastrophes shook many towns to the core, challenging the new world view with dramatic impact. This book concentrates on a period marked by passage…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Large Databases in Economic History

    Research Methods and Case Studies

    Edited by Mark Casson, Nigar Hashimzade

    ‘Big data’ is now readily available to economic historians, thanks to the digitisation of primary sources, collaborative research linking different data sets, and the publication of databases on the internet. Key economic indicators, such as the consumer price index, can be tracked over long…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Methodological Challenges in Nature-Culture and Environmental History Research

    Edited by Jocelyn Thorpe, Stephanie Rutherford, L. Anders Sandberg

    This book examines the challenges and possibilities of conducting cultural environmental history research today. Disciplinary commitments certainly influence the questions scholars ask and the ways they seek out answers, but some methodological challenges go beyond the boundaries of any one…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Theology at War and Peace

    English Theology, Germany, and the First World War

    By Mark D. Chapman

    This book is the first detailed discussion of the impact of the First World War on English theology. Assessing the close relationships between English and German theologians before the First World War, Mark Chapman then explores developments throughout the war. A series of case studies make use of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Civic Universities

    Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool

    By David R. Jones

    This book, first published in 1988, examines the origins, purposes and functioning of the civic universities founded in the second half of the nineteenth century and discusses their significance within both local and wider communities. It argues that the civic universities – and those of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

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