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  • Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany

    Recent Studies in Agricultural History

    Edited by Robert G. Moeller

    This collection of essays, first published in 1986, provides an exciting introduction to modern German agrarian history. The essays offer a revised account of the agricultural sector in an industrial Germany, and provide an extensive methodological, conceptual and thematic range. This collection…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • A Social History of Western Europe, 1450-1720

    Tensions and Solidarities among Rural People

    By Sheldon J. Watts

    This thoroughly readable and stimulating social history of Western Europe, first published in 1984, explores the family, religion and the supernatural, and the social structure and social controls of rural society. This title will be of interest not only to students, but to anyone who is anxious to…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918

    An Empire Besieged, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Aksan

    The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918 examines the social and military transformation of the Ottoman Empire in an era of global imperialism. This new edition now covers up to the end of the First World War in 1918, includes an overarching narrative which will provide the perfect introduction to the period…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Histories of Crime in Denmark, 1500 to 2000

    Edited by Tyge Krogh

    This book places the history of crime in Denmark in the context of international crime history, taking a comparative approach to issues including Nordic system of justice, the role of the Lutheran confession in the construction of crime, crime control in a strongly centralized state,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Russian Revolution

    By James Mavor

    The revolutionary movements of 1905-1907 formed the first stage of the Russian Revolution, followed by an interval of peace and economic prosperity, but the outbreak of WWI and social unrest led to further revolutionary action in 1917 resulting in the abdication and murder of Tsar Nicholas II and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Italian merchants in the early-modern Spanish monarchy

    Business relations, identities and political resources

    Edited by Catia Brilli, Manuel Herrero Sánchez

    Italian businessmen played a key role in both international trade and finance from the Middle Ages until the first decades of the seventeenth century. While the peak of their influence within and beyond Europe has been thoroughly examined by historians, the way in which merchants from the Italian…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Spanish Society, 1348-1700

    2nd Edition

    By Teofilo F Ruiz

    Beginning with the Black Death in 1348 and extending through to the demise of Habsburg rule in 1700, this second edition of Spanish Society 1348-1700 has been expanded to provide a wide and compelling exploration of Spain’s transition from the Middle Ages to modernity. Each chapter builds on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Chosen Legacies

    Heritage in Regional Identity

    By Linde Egberts

    The urge for regional identity has not declined in the process of globalization. Rather, heritage is used to develop regional distinctiveness and to charge identities with a past. Particularly helpful for this aim are creational stories, Golden Ages or recent, shared traumas. Some themes such as…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today

    Edited by Ole-Albert Rønning, Helle Møller Sigh, Helle Vogt

    Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today presents an examination of Nordic donation and gift giving practices in the Nordic and Western world, beginning in late Antiquity and extending through to the present day. Through chapters…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Divided Village: The Cold War in the German Borderlands

    By Jason B. Johnson

    In 1983, then-US Vice President George H.W. Bush delivered a speech in London. He had just been in West Berlin and spoke about his first visit to the Berlin Wall. Bush then went on to describe another German wall he saw after Berlin: "if anything, that wall was an even greater obscenity than its…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Turkish National Identity and Its Outsiders

    Memories of State Violence in Dersim

    By Ozlem Goner

    This book examines the ways in which states and nations are constructed and legitimated through defining and managing outsiders. Focusing on Turkey and the municipality of Dersim – a region that has historically combined different outsider identities, including Armenian, Kurdish, and Alevi…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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