World/International History Products

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    Edited by Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager, Helle Porsdam

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Censuses and Census Takers

    A Global History

    By Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Essential Guide to Western Civilization

    By Nicholas L. Waddy

    This Essential Guide offers a concise overview of European history developed to suit the undergraduate Western Civilization curriculum. Author Nicholas Waddy provides an accessible account of major developments in European history in a flexible format. The book will serve as a core text for…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. Loan out their resources to merchants: make yourself a pariah to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle, bringing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    The Ismaili Community in Tajikistan

    By Otambek Mastibekov

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Pathways from Slavery

    British and Colonial Mobilizations in Global Perspective

    By Seymour Drescher

    Seymour Drescher’s regular, deeply-thought and carefully nuanced arguments have periodically reshaped how we think of the subject of the history of slavery itself. He has discussed the impact of economic and cultural factors on human behaviour and has shown that historical evidence does not lead to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The Cid and His Spain

    By Ramón Menéndez Pidal

    This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain

    By Abdulwahid Dhanun Taha

    In the seventh and eighth centuries, the Muslim Arabs conquered large areas of North Africa and then, with the help of their former adversaries in North Africa, the Berbers, gained a decisive victory over the Visigoths in Spain. This book, first published in 1989 and based on Arabic and other…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain

    By Ariel Bension

    ‘The Zohar’ was compiled and composed in Spain in the thirteenth century, and exerted a powerful influence on Jewish life in medieval ghettoes. In this book, first published in 1932, Dr Bension was the first scholar to deal with the influence on Jewish mysticism of certain characteristics which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • World Culture Re-Contextualised

    Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research

    Edited by Jürgen Schriewer

    Impressive strands of research have shown the emergent reality of increasing world-level interconnection in almost every field of social action. As a consequence, theories and models have been developed which are aimed at conceptualising this new reality along the lines of an ‘institutionalised’…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

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