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  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatting is currently a global phenomenon. A concomitant of economic development and social conflict, squatting attracts public attention because – implicitly or explicitly – it questions property relations from the perspective of the basic human need for shelter. So far neglected by historical…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The French Revolution 1787-1804

    3rd Edition

    By P. M. Jones

    P. M. Jones’ The French Revolution, now in its third edition, is an authoritative survey of events in France from 1787, as the power of the ancien régime began to crumble, until 1804 and the demise of the Republic. It provides a balanced and accessible account of the dramatic events of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Seminar Studies

  • Irish Economic Development

    High-performing EU State or Serial Under-achiever?

    By Eoin O'Leary

    This book offers a discerning narrative on the spectacular rise and fall of the so-called Celtic Tiger economy. It depicts Ireland as a micro-state with a unique reliance on foreign-assisted businesses, driven in part by a favourable taxation regime. It shows that rent-seeking by trades unions and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Life and Legacy of Constantine

    By M. Shane Bjornlie

    The transformation from the classical period to the medieval has long been associated with the rise of Christianity and this has deeply saturated the evidentiary fabric by which the modern audience imagines the separation of the classical world from its medieval and early modern successors. The…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 

  • Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spain

    Exhuming the Past, Understanding the Present

    Edited by Ofelia Ferrán, Lisa Hilbink

    This book provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of the multiple legacies of Francoist violence in contemporary Spain, with a special focus on the exhumations of mass graves from the Civil War and post-war era. The various contributions frame their study within a broader reflection on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)

    By Page duBois

    First published in 1991, this book — through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts — analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 

  • New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History

    Edited by Sara L. Kimble, Marion Röwekamp

    This book integrates women’s history and legal studies within the broader context of modern European history in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Sixteen contributions from fourteen countries explore the ways in which the law contributes to the social construction of gender. They analyze…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • The Physician and the City in Early Modern Europe

    By Annemarie Kinzelbach, Andrew Mendelsohn

    What exactly did early modern physicians do? Treated patients certainly, taught, studied anatomy in the flesh, cultivated clientele and patronage, shared case reports, read and wrote scholarly books and letters, and perhaps improved the healing art. But they also fulfilled important civic roles;…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Inter-War Crisis

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Overy

    The Inter-War Crisis is a concise yet analytical overview of the rapidly-changing world between 1918 and 1939, covering the political, economic and social instability that resulted from the First World War and the eventual descent towards the fresh upheaval of the Second World War. Revised…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26 
    Seminar Studies

  • Balzac and the French Revolution

    By Ronnie Butler

    First published in 1983. Balzac’s novels are one of the largest and most important sources for the history of post-revolutionary France, but they have scarcely been tapped as they should be. Approaching the subject from the perspective of a literary, the author shows in detail how specific…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Family, Work, and Household in Late Medieval Iberia

    A Social History of Manresa in the Time of the Black Death

    By Jeff Fynn-Paul

    Based on extensive archival research, this book traces the social, political, and economic development of the city Manresa in Catalonia during the later middle ages. It combines a narrative of long-term developments with one of the most precise snapshots of the people living in a late medieval city…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Social Failures of EU Enlargement

    A Case of Workers Voting with their Feet

    By Guglielmo Meardi

    Is the EU enlargement the success EU institutions proclaim? Based on fifteen years of fieldwork research across Central and Eastern Europe and on migrants in the UK and Germany, this book provides a less glittering answer. The EU has betrayed hopes of social cohesion: social regulations have been…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

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