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  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical geography. Seeking to move away from military history and memory studies, contributors explore conceptual contributions of geography to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • War, Peace and International Order?

    The Legacies of the Hague Conferences of 1899 and 1907

    Edited by Maartje Abbenhuis, Christopher Ernest Barber, Annalise R. Higgins

    The exact legacies of the two Hague Peace Conferences remain unclear. On the one hand, diplomatic and military historians, who cast their gaze to 1914, traditionally dismiss the events of 1899 and 1907 as insignificant footnotes on the path to the First World War. On the other, experts in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Paranoia

    The madness that makes history

    By Luigi Zoja

    Luigi Zoja presents an insightful analysis of the use and misuse of paranoia throughout history and in contemporary society. Zoja combines history with depth psychology, contemporary politics and tragic literature, resulting in a clear and balanced analysis presented with rare clarity. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 

  • Plural Pasts

    Power, Identity and the Ottoman Sieges of Nagykanizsa Castle

    By Claire Norton

    Through a study of a variety of Ottoman and modern Turkish accounts of the Ottoman-Habsburg sieges of Nagykanizsa Castle (1600-01) including official documents, correspondence, histories, and more literary genres such as gazavatnames [campaign narratives], Plural Pasts explores Ottoman literacy…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Money, Currency and Crisis

    In Search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000

    Edited by R.J. Van der Spek, Bas van Leeuwen

    Money is a core component of all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the economic crisis that started in 2007. This volume explores the role of money in the functioning of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Christopher Columbus in World Literature

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Moses M. Nagy

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 

  • A Cultural History of English Lexicography, 1600-1800

    The Authoritative Word

    By Linda C. Mitchell

    As this lively new study effectively demonstrates, dictionaries serve as far more than just simple reference tools-they also offer a rich fund of information about people in society. Before now, the extent to which dictionaries encode social history, as opposed to merely relaying linguistic…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • Preaching Holy War

    Crusade and Jihad, 1095–1105

    By Niall Christie, Deborah Gerish

    At the Council of Clermont in 1095, Pope Urban II (d. 1099) launched the endeavor that became known as the First Crusade. Roman Catholics from Europe joined this campaign and set up European-style states in the Levant by 1099. These events marked the first large-scale encounter between European…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • The Crumbling of Empire

    The Disintegration of World Economy

    By M. J. Bonn

    This book concerns the end of the age of colonization and the inherent changes in the world economy. It discusses the author’s perception of the disintegration of free trade and ideas on the solution of federation. Starting with an introduction to economic thought and history the author then…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Lure of the Other

    Edited by Claire Norton

    The topic of religious conversion into and out of Islam as a historical phenomenon is mired in a sea of debate and misunderstanding. It has often been viewed as the permanent crossing of not just a religious divide, but in the context of the early modern Mediterranean also political, cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Formation of the Colonial State in India

    Scribes, Paper and Taxes, 1760-1860

    By Hayden J. Bellenoit

    In the period between the 1770s and 1840s, through the process of colonial state formation, the early colonial state in India was able to harness and extract vast amounts of agrarian wealth in north India. However, little is known of the histories of the Indian scribes and the role they played in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Women in the Medieval World

    Edited by Cordelia Beattie

    The study of medieval women has flourished over the last forty years or so, challenging the idea of a universality of experience among women. This new collection of major works from Routledge addresses the different ways in which medieval women have been studied by looking at religious and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Critical Concepts in Women's History

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