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  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
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    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Routledge History of Latin American Culture

    Edited by Carlos Salomon

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the 20th century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of resistance, the effects of Eurocentrism, and the process of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
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    Routledge Histories

  • The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transition phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Victorian Theatrical Burlesques

    Edited by Richard Schoch

    First published in 2003. Wildly popular in their own day, Victorian burlesques are now little read, scarcely studied, and never performed. Giving long overdue emphasis to an unjustly neglected theatrical tradition, this critical edition - the first to focus on Victorian burlesques of Victorian…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L. Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, the uncharted territory of women’s religious Enlightenment. Each chapter offers a biographical insight into the social and cultural context of female Enlighteners and how Catholic women in Europe used the thought and values of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain

    Edited by Jacqueline Jenkinson

    Around 250,000 Belgian refugees who fled the German invasion spent the First World War in Britain – the largest refugee presence Britain has ever witnessed. Welcomed in a wave of humanitarian sympathy for ‘Poor Little Belgium’, within a few months Belgian exiles were pushed off the front pages of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
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  • Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

    New Research Directions

    Edited by Samantha L Martin-Mcauliffe, Daniel M. Millette

    New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds light on ’lost’ Classical plans. Whether intentional or not,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
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  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the 'Parting of the Ways'

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Bible and the 'Holy Poor'

    From the Tanakh to Les Misérables

    By David Aberbach

    The Hebrew Bible is the main legislative and literary influence on European Poor Law and on literature on poverty and the poor. No extant literature from the ancient world placed more importance upon social welfare and the duty of the better-off toward the poor. It is the founding text for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931

    By Diane B Kunz

    This book, originally published in 1987 sets the British political and financial crisis of 1931 in an international context by concentrating on the bankers who were primarily responsible for leading the fight to protect sterling in a world context. 1931 marks the point at which the near-autonomy…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • The Outlook for Gold

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1931, this book was written at a time when the utility and value of gold was under great scrutiny. Global financial circles were discussing the necessity of reducing the price of gold, pressing for the return of Britain to a gold standard and imposing a managed currency.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Symmetallism

    An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism

    By Barthold A. Butenschøn

    Originally published in 1936, this book discusses the post-War reconstruction of the monetary system. It examines the American use of silver and changes to China's currency system and asks whether a combination of gold and silver would not be a better solution than a pure Gold Standard. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

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