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  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Sentiment and the Magdalen Hospital

    Luxury, Virtue and the Senses in Eighteenth-Century Culture

    By Mary Peace

    Sentimentalism became popular in the eighteenth century, part of the philosophical idea that truth is founded on emotion or moral sentiment. Peace uses the London Magdalen Hospital for Penitent Prostitutes as a prism through which to explore the sentimental writing of this period.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

    Edited by Barbara Caine

    There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents, especially mothers, and their sons. Little attention has been paid to the letters to and from daughters. This volume seeks to begin filling that gap by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Sir Joseph Banks, Iceland and the North Atlantic 1772-1820

    Journals, Letters and Documents

    By Anna Agnarsdóttir

    Sir Joseph Banks was one of the great figures of Georgian England, best known for participating as naturalist in Cook’s Endeavour voyage (1768-71), as a patron of science and as the longest-serving President of the Royal Society (1778-1820). This volume brings together all Banks’s papers…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Hakluyt Society
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain

    By Sarah Wilson

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • Ernest Bevin

    By Peter Weiler

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • The Supernatural in Tudor and Stuart England

    By Darren Oldridge

    The Supernatural in Tudor and Stuart England reflects upon the boundaries between the natural and the otherworldly in early modern England as they were understood by the people of the time. The book places supernatural beliefs and events in the context of the English Reformation to show how early…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Ruling Shaikhs and Her Majesty's Government, 1960-1969

    1960-1969

    By Miriam Joyce

    This volume discusses the evolution of the British-protected Gulf states during the 1960s and explains how these small Shaikhdoms moved towards independence. Based on extensive research using British documents from the Public Records Office and selected American documents from the National Archives…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Battlefields of Imphal

    The Second World War and North East India

    By Hemant Singh Katoch

    In 1944, the British Fourteenth Army and the Japanese Fifteenth Army clashed around the town of Imphal, Manipur, in North East India in what has since been described as one of the greatest battles of the Second World War. Over 200,000 soldiers from several nations fought in the hills and valley of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge India

  • Constitution Making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire

    Edited by H. Kumarasingham

    Britain’s main imperial possessions in Asia were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous elites drew upon British constitutional ideas and institutions regardless of the political conditions that prevailed in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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