World/International History Products

  • The World and a Very Small Place in Africa

    A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia, 4th Edition

    By Donald R. Wright

    The World and a Very Small Place in Africa is a fascinating look at how contacts with the wider world have affected how people have lived in Niumi, a small and little-known region at the mouth of West Africa’s Gambia River, for over a thousand years. Drawing on archives, oral traditions and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 

  • League of Democracies

    A Solution to 21st Century Global Problems

    By John J. Davenport

    In the 21st century, as the peoples of the world grow more closely tied together, the question of real transnational government will finally have to be faced. The end of the Cold War has not brought the peace, freedom from atrocities, and decline of tyranny for which we hoped. It is also clearer…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Global Institutions

  • Elie Wiesel

    Humanist Messenger for Peace

    By Alan L. Berger

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Baldwin I

    First Crusader, Count of Edessa (1097-1100) and King of Jerusalem (1100-1118)

    By Susan Edgington

    Baldwin I became ruler of Jerusalem in July 1100, one year after the city was captured by the First Crusade and following the death of its first ruler, Godfrey of Bouillon. Godfrey’s tenure had been too short to establish Latin rule on a sound basis. He died unexpectedly and without designating an…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Rulers of the Latin East

  • Slavery in the Global Diaspora of Africa

    By Paul E. Lovejoy

    Paul E. Lovejoy has researched and written on African history and African diaspora history for more than 30 years. This book brings together key four themes of his work, Conceptual Issues of Enslavement; Enforced Migration; Identity and Diaspora, and Biography and Slavery. The first explores…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Global Africa

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance

    Edited by John Bayliss, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China

    Two Perceptions of Order

    By Yutaka Kanda

    During the period 1960-1972, particularly in East Asia, Cold War international politics saw significant change from a bipolar structure, centring on the United States and Soviet Union, to a more complicated situation. After the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Washington and Moscow accelerated the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Politics in Asia

  • The Drug War in the Americas

    By Christopher M. White

    Over the past century, the war against illegal drugs has reshaped both the United States and Latin American societies. Throughout that time, the legitimacy of this drug war has also been fiercely debated. This concise and accessible book brings together the history of the drug war in the U.S. and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Migration and Migrant Identities in the Middle East from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    Edited by Justin Yoo, Andrea Zerbini, Caroline Barron

    This book brings together recent developments in modern migration theory, a wide range of sources, new and old tools revisited (from GIS to epigraphic studies, from stable isotope analysis to the study of literary sources) and case studies from the ancient Eastern Mediterranean which illustrate how…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 

  • African Testimony in the Movement for Congo Reform

    The Burden of Proof

    By Robert Burroughs

    The humanitarian movement against Leopold’s violent colonisation of the Congo emerged out of Europe, but it depended at every turn on African input. Individuals and groups from throughout the upper Congo River basin undertook journeys of daring and self-sacrifice to provide evidence of atrocities…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    Mountain Communities of Pamir

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Central Asian Studies

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