World/International History Products

  • Conversion and its Intellectual Consequences

    Early Modern Iberia and Beyond

    By Mercedes García-Arenal Rodríguez

    The assimilation of large numbers of converts from Judaism and Islam in late medieval and early modern Iberia forced both converts and Old Christians to confront Islamic and Jewish sacred texts, prophets, lineages, languages, and practices. The integration of religious minorities destabilized…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Catholic Christendom, 1300–1700

  • Sons of Saint-Gilles

    The counts of Tripoli in the twelfth century

    By Kevin James Lewis

    Following the First Crusade (1095-99), the descendants of the famous southern French crusader Raymond IV, count of Saint-Gilles and Toulouse, ruled much of the coast of Syria and the foothills of Lebanon for almost a century. The self-appointed counts of Tripoli managed to retain power over a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 
    Rulers of the Latin East

  • Imperialism and China 1800-1945 CC 4V

    Edited by Ralph Huenemann

    The history of imperialism in China is a complex, contentious history. In modern times, China’s experience with imperialism has entailed two parallel stories during the 19th and 20th centuries—stories that are different in their geographic location, in their motivations, and in their outcomes. The…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • 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 

  • Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts

    Edited by Audra A. Diptee, David V. Trotman

    Atlantic Childhoods in Global Contexts explores childhood and youth in the Global South. The term childhood often conjures images of innocence, vulnerability and the need for protection, but this book suggests that, in colonial contexts, these images need to be re-examined. In fact, as the articles…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    By Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager

    Today it is widely recognised that the 'long 1970s' was a decisive international transition period during which traditional, collective-oriented socio-economic interest and welfare policies were increasingly replaced by the more individually and neo-liberally oriented value policies of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 

  • Women in Transnational History

    Connecting the Local and the Global

    Edited by Clare Midgley, Alison Twells, Julie Carlier

    Women in Transnational History offers a range of fresh perspectives on the field of women’s history, exploring how cross-border connections and global developments since the nineteenth century have shaped diverse women’s lives and the gendered social, cultural, political and economic histories of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Women's and Gender History

  • The Routledge History of Sex and the Body

    1500 to the Present

    Edited by Sarah Toulalan, Kate Fisher

    The Routledge History of Sex and the Body provides an overview of the main themes surrounding the history of sexuality from 1500 to the present day. The history of sex and the body is an expanding field in which vibrant debate on, for instance, the history of homosexuality, is developing. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge Histories

  • The Gallipoli Campaign

    The Turkish Perspective

    By Metin Gürcan, Robert Johnson

    The war against the Ottomans, on Gallipoli, in Palestine and in Mesopotamia was a major enterprise for the Allies with important long-term geo-political consequences. The absence of a Turkish perspective, written in English, represents a huge gap in the historiography of the First World War. This…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12 
    Ashgate Studies in First World War History

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History

    Edited by Norman G. Owen

    The study of the history of Southeast Asia is still growing, evolving, deepening and changing as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have added nuance to traditional topics such as Islam and nationalism, and created new ones, such as gender, globalization and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08 

  • China Since 1949

    3rd Edition

    By Linda Benson

    Exploring the remarkable story of China’s rise to global prominence, China since 1949 provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the events that have shaped the country since the middle of the twentieth century. Covering the Maoist era through the Reform period to the present day, this book…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05 
    Seminar Studies

  • Oman: Economic, Social and Strategic Developments

    Edited by B.R. Pridham

    Oman is an important country for the West, both as an oil exporter and as a key ally strategically placed at the entrance to the Gulf. This book, first published in 1987, provides an overview of post-war social, political and economic developments in the country. It outlines the historical and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

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