World/International History Products

  • Florence in the Early Modern World

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Scott Baker, Brian J. Maxson

    Florence in the Early Modern World offers new perspectives on this important city by exploring the broader global context of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, within which the experience of Florence remains unique. By exploring the city’s relationship to its close and distant neighbours, the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • Virtual History

    How Videogames Portray the Past, 1st Edition

    By A. Martin Wainwright

    Virtual History examines many of the most popular historical video games released over the last decade and explores their portrayal of history. The book looks at the motives and perspectives of game designers and marketers, as well as the societal expectations addressed, through contingency and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia, 1st Edition

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Christopher Columbus in World Literature

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Moses M. Nagy

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers

    Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds

    Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Language as a Scientific Tool

    Shaping Scientific Language Across Time and National Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles MacLeod, Rocío G. Sumillera, Jan Surman, Ekaterina Smirnova

    Language is the most essential medium of scientific activity. Many historians, sociologists and science studies scholars have investigated scientific language for this reason, but only few have examined those cases where language itself has become an object of scientific discussion. Over the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Jesuits at the Margins

    Missions and Missionaries in the Marianas (1668-1769), 1st Edition

    By Alexandre Coello de la Rosa

    In the past decades historians have interpreted early modern Christian missions not simply as an adjunct to Western imperialism, but a privileged field for cross-cultural encounters. Placing the Jesuit missions into a global phenomenon that emphasizes economic and cultural relations between Europe…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • The Global 1980s

    People, Power and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Davis

    The Global 1980s takes an international perspective on the upheaval across the world during the long 1980s (1979–1991) with the end of the Cold War, a move towards a free-market economic system, and the increasing connectedness of the world. The 1980s was a decade of unimaginable change. At its…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Decades in Global History

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Wallis, David C. 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 and cultural geography. Reflecting the centennial interest in the conflict, the collection explores the relationships between warfare and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Lomas, Christopher John Murphy

    Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies provides a global introduction to the role of intelligence – a key, but sometimes controversial, aspect of ensuring national security. Separating fact from fiction, the book draws on past examples to explore the use and misuse of intelligence,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Damascus

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Damascus, first published in 2005, was the first account in English of the history of the city, bringing out the crucial role it has played at many points in the region’s past. It traces the story of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Revival: The Alternative to War (1936)

    A Programme for Statesmen, 1st Edition

    By Charles Roden Buxton

    This book faces the problem of the "dissatisfied" Powers. It recognizes the dangers of war, but it suggests a clear alternative. The League is not dead, it contends: it has only failed because it has attempted to do the impossible, namely to preserve and guarantee a new status quo which is unjust.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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