World/International History Products

  • The World Encompassed

    The First European Maritime Empires c.800-1650, 1st Edition

    By G. V. Scammell

    In this authoritative study, first published in 1981, Geoffrey Scammell traces the course of European expansion between around 800 and 1650, during which time the world known to western Europeans was enlarged in a way unparalleled before or since. The book takes a broad historical perspective,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • France Overseas

    A Study of Modern Imperialism, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Ingram Priestley

    Originally published in 1938. Upon restoration of peace in 1814, recovery of colonial prestige become one of the leading affairs of the French state. First the Old Colonies were reoccupied, then new areas were sought in the Pacific, Asia, and in Africa. This book examines the growth of France…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • Resistance in the Desert

    Moroccan Responses to French Imperialism 1881-1912, 1st Edition

    By Ross E. Dunn

    This work, first published in 1977, is a study of African responses to European conquest in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It centers on the Muslim pastoral tribes and oasis communities which inhabited southeastern Morocco, a semi-arid region on the northern fringe of the Sahara…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • The Shaping of the French Colonial Empire

    A Bio-Bibliography of the Careers of Richelieu, Fouquet, and Colbert, 1st Edition

    By Philip P. Boucher

    This bio-bibliography, first published in 1985, of the colonial "ministries" of Cardinal Richelieu, Nicholas Fouquet and Jean-Baptiste Colbert examines the primary and secondary sources available for a re-evaluation of the formative era of the French overseas empire. This volume will be of great…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • Struggle for Empire

    A Bibliography of the French and Indian War, 1st Edition

    By James G. Lydon

    Originally published in 1986. The French and Indian War (Seven Years’ War) occurred in the mid-eighteenth century. The concern of this bibliography is with the North American experience in this war, with excursions into the West Indies to examine collateral events which involved Anglo-Americans…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • British Colonialism and the Criminalization of Homosexuality

    Queens, Crime and Empire, 1st Edition

    By Enze Han, Joseph O'Mahoney

    British Colonialism and the Criminalization of Homosexuality examines whether colonial rule is responsible for the historical, and continuing, criminalization of same-sex sexual relations in many parts of the world. Enze Han and Joseph O’Mahoney gather and assess historical evidence to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Modern Korea and Its Others

    Perceptions of the Neighbouring Countries and Korean Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Vladimir Tikhonov

    The period spanning the 1880s to 1945 was a crucially important formative time for Korea, during which understandings of modernity were largely shaped by the images of Korea’s neighbours to the east, west and north. China, Japan and Russia represented at some moments modern threats, but also…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to World Literature and World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by May Hawas

    The Routledge Companion to World Literature and World History is a comprehensive and engaging volume, combining essays from historians and literary academics to create a space for productive cross-cultural encounters between the two fields. In addition to the 27 essays, the Companion includes…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
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    Routledge Literature Companions

  • Remembering Independence

    1st Edition

    By Carola Lentz, David Lowe

    Remembering Independence explores the commemoration and remembrance of independence following the great wave of decolonisation after the Second World War. Drawing on case studies from Africa, Asia, and with reference to the Pacific, the authors find that remembering independence was, and still is,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Remembering the Modern World

  • Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Ard Boone

    Real Lives in the Sixteenth Century presents a global history using four sets of biographies to illustrate similar situations in different geographical regions. The vibrant narratives span four continents and include the following pairs: Henry IV of France and Hideyoshi of Japan, Hürrem Sultan (…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Real Lives in Global Perspective

  • War Veterans and the World after 1945

    Cold War Politics, Decolonization, Memory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ángel Alcalde, Xosé M. Núñez Seixas

    This book examines war veterans’ history after 1945 from a global perspective. In the Cold War era, in most countries of the world there was a sizeable portion of population with direct war experience. This edited volume gathers contributions which show the veterans’ involvement in all the major…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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