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  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and explored perspective as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Social and Cultural Relations in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

    Microhistories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Butterwick, Wioletta Pawlikowska

    The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was one of the largest and most linguistically, ethnically and religiously diverse polities in late medieval and early modern Europe. In the mid-1380s the Grand Duchy of Lithuania entered into a long process of union with the Kingdom of Poland. Since the destruction of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Sea Power and the Control of Trade

    Belligerent Rights from the Russian War to the Beira Patrol, 1854–1970, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Tracy

    The ability to influence world events through control of seaborne trade was profoundly affected by 19th-century developments in economic theory, commercial organization and naval technology, and by the growing power of the United States. In consequence the international law of belligerent rights at…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Mediterranean Fleet, 1919-1929

    1st Edition

    By Paul Halpern

    Following the end of the First World War the Mediterranean Fleet found itself heavily involved in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Sea of Marmora, the Black Sea and to a lesser extent, the Adriatic. Naval commanders were faced with complex problems in a situation of neither war nor peace. The…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Jones

    This is the first of three volumes detailing the history of the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers and naval air squadrons, during the Second World War. It deals with the formative period between 1939 and 1941 when the Fleet Air Arm tried to recover from the impact of dual control…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Newspapers, War and Society in the 20th Century

    Journalism, Reportage and the Social Role of the Press, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siân Nicholas, Tom O'Malley

    This book offers fresh research and insights into the complex relationship between the press, war, and society in the 20th century, by examining the role of the newspaper press in the period c.1900– 1960, with a particular focus on the Second World War. During the warfare of the 20th century,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Soviet Colossus

    History and Aftermath, 8th Edition

    By Michael G. Kort

    The Soviet Colossus revisits the turning points in Russia’s modern history, from the fall of the tsarist regime to the establishment of the Bolshevik dictatorship and Stalinist totalitarianism; the reforms and counter-reforms of Khrushchev and Brezhnev to the reform program of Mikhail Gorbachev and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Europe and the Asia-Pacific

    Culture, Identity and Representations of Region, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Lawson

    The many points of contact and conflict about culture and identity that exist between Europe and the Asia Pacific are highlighted in this book. This work surveys a variety of issues relating to culture, identity and representation from an interdisciplinary perspective, with contributions from…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Memory, Forgetting and the Legacy of Post-1945 Displacement in Russia and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Uilleam Blacker

    After the Second World War, millions of people across Eastern Europe, displaced as a result of wartime destruction, deportations and redrawing of state boundaries, found themselves living in cities that were filled with the traces of the foreign cultures of the former inhabitants. In the immediate…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Travelling Notions of Culture in Early Nineteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hannu Salmi, Asko Nivala, Jukka Sarjala

    The notions of culture and civilization are at the heart of European self-image. This book focuses on how space and spatiality contributed to defining the concepts of culture and civilization and, conversely, what kind of spatial ramifications "culture" and "civilization" entailed. These questions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Minor Knowledge and Microhistory

    Manuscript Culture in the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Sigurdur Gylfi Magnusson, David Olafsson

    This book studies everyday writing practices among ordinary people in a poor rural society in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Using the abundance of handwritten material produced, disseminated and consumed some centuries after the advent of print as its research material, the book's focus is on…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Ewence, Helen Spurling

    This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

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