World/International History Products

  • The Crumbling of Empire

    The Disintegration of World Economy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Cold War History

  • The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Forrest, Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge Companions

  • Mercantilism, Account Keeping and the Periphery-Core Relationship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryl Susan McWatters

    Mercantilism and accounting remain two dynamic and debated concepts in terms of definition and scope. This volume brings together the research of international scholars from a wide variety of disciplines – accounting, anthropology, native studies, economic geography, economic history and management…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • The Institution of International Order

    From the League of Nations to the United Nations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley

    This volume delivers a history of internationalism at the League of Nations and the United Nations (UN), with a focus on the period from the 1920s to the 1970s, when the nation-state ascended to global hegemony as a political formation. Combining global, regional and local scaes of analysis, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, 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 – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Knowledge and Power

    Science in World History, 2nd Edition

    By William Burns

    Knowledge and Power presents and explores science not as something specifically for scientists, but as an integral part of human civilization, and traces the development of science through different historical settings from the Middle Ages through to the Cold War. Five case studies are examined…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10

  • African Testimony in the Movement for Congo Reform

    The Burden of Proof, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-09
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Children, Education and Empire in Early Sierra Leone

    Left in Our Hands, 1st Edition

    By Katrina Keefer

    Nineteenth-century Sierra Leone presented a unique situation historically as the focal point of early abolitionist efforts, settlement within West Africa by westernized Africans, and a rapid demographic increase through the judicial emancipation of Liberated Africans. Within this complex and often…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Global Africa

  • 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 – 2018-06-28

  • Epigraphy and Islamic Culture

    Inscriptions of the Early Muslim Rulers of Bengal (1205-1494), 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Yusuf Siddiq

    Architectural inscriptions are a fascinating aspect of Islamic cultural heritage because of their rich and diverse historical contents and artistic merits. These inscriptions help us understand the advent of Islam and its gradual diffusion in Bengal, which eventually resulted in a Muslim majority…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting, 1st Edition

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatting is currently a global phenomenon. A concomitant of economic development and social conflict, squatting attracts public attention because – implicitly or explicitly – it questions property relations from the perspective of the basic human need for shelter. So far neglected by historical…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28

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