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  • Fiscal Policy in Early Modern Europe

    Portugal in Comparative Context, 1st Edition

    By Rodrigo da Costa Dominguez

    This book will examine the gradual assembly and consolidation of Portuguese fiscal policy in the second half of the fifteenth century, providing a comparative analysis of the Portuguese State’s finances and fiscal dynamics with other Western European monarchies. This book examines relevant aspects…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Great Nightmen Conspiracy

    A Tale of the 18th Century’s Dishonourable Underworld, 1st Edition

    By Tyge Krogh

    The Great Nightmen Conspiracy explores the little known magico-religious history of 18th century Denmark. Essential tasks carried out by the nightmen, such as dealing with carcasses and assisting with executions, generated contempt from the rest of society, but also led to the nightmen becoming…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • Landscape Painting in Revolutionary France

    Liberty's Embrace, 1st Edition

    By Steven Adams

    The French Revolution had a marked impact on the ways in which citizens saw the newly-liberated spaces in which they now lived. Painting, gardening, cinematic displays of landscape, travel guides, public festivals, tales of space flight and devil-abduction each shaped citizens' understanding of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Shakespeare's Tempest and Capitalism

    The Storm of History, 1st Edition

    By Helen C Scott

    In this forceful study, Helen C. Scott situates The Tempest within Marxist analyses of the ‘primitive accumulation’ of capital, which she suggests help explain the play’s continued and particular resonance. The ‘storm’ of the title refers both to Shakespeare’s Tempest hurtling through time, and to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Insular Destinies

    Perspectives on the history and politics of modern Cyprus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paschalis Kitromilides

    In this collection, an eminent authority on the history of political thought and on the intellectual history of modern Hellenism employs his twin academic specializations in political science and in intellectual history to understand the intricacies of the historical experience of his native island…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Museums, Emotion, and Memory Culture

    The Politics of the Past in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Gönül Bozoğlu

    Museums, Emotion and Memory Culture examines the politics of emotion in history museums, combining approaches and concerns from museum, heritage and memory studies, anthropology and studies of emotion. Exploring the meanings and politics of memory contests in Turkey, a site for complex negotiations…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Àngel Planells’ Art and the Surrealist Canon

    1st Edition

    By Anna Vives

    Having been mistakenly perceived as a follower of Salvador Dalí, Catalan surrealist painter and writer Àngel Planells (1901-1989) has passed through the history of art practically unnoticed. Yet his work suggests an influence on a number of works by Dalí, proving that a fairer way to define their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Fighting the Cold War in Post-Blockade, Pre-Wall Berlin

    Behind Enemy Lines, 1st Edition

    By Mark Fenemore

    As fought in 1950s Berlin, the cold war was a many-headed monster. Winning stomachs with enticing consumption was as important as winning hearts and minds with persuasive propaganda. Demonstrators not only fought the police in the streets; they were swayed one way or another by cultural competition…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The End of Communist Rule in Albania

    Political Change and The Role of The Student Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shinasi A. Rama

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the Albanian Student Movement of 1990-1991. To date, there are no thorough studies of the first year of the transition in Albania, which constitutes the most critical period of transition. The lessons to be learned are vast and of great importance…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • European Memory in Populism

    Representations of Self and Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chiara De Cesari, Ayhan Kaya

    European Memory in Populism explores the links between memory and populism in contemporary Europe. Focusing on circulating ideas of memory, especially European memory, in contemporary populist discourses, the book also analyses populist ideas in sites and practices of remembrance that usually tend…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Contesting the Origins of the First World War

    An Historiographical Argument, 1st Edition

    By Troy R E Paddock

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War challenges the Anglophone emphasis on Germany as bearing the primary responsibility in causing the conflict and instead builds upon new perspectives to reconsider the roles of the other Great Powers. Using the work of Terrance Zuber, Sean McMeekin,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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