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  • 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 – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War

    Unexpected Transformations?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta

    This collection of essays makes a significant contribution to the historiography of the end of the Cold War. Research on the causes and consequences of the end of the Cold War is constantly growing. Initially, it was dominated by fairly simplistic, and often politically motivated, debates…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Japan's Border Issues

    Pitfalls and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Akihiro Iwashita

    Japan was sometimes described as a country of "peace" during the Cold War period, in contrast to the continental border conflicts taking place at the time, such as the China-Soviet rivalry. However, as the maritime frontier was "rediscovered" and defined by the regional powers and legal refinements…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Migrant Letters

    Emotional Language, Mobile Identities, and Writing Practices in Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcelo J. Borges, Sonia Cancian

    The migrant letter, whether written by family members, lovers, friends, or others, is a document that continues to attract the attention of scholars and general readers alike. What is it about migrant letters that fascinates us? Is it nostalgia for a distant, yet desired past? Is it the consequence…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Italy Before Italy

    Institutions, Conflicts and Political Hopes in the Italian States, 1815-1860, 1st Edition

    By Marco Soresina

    Italian unification is one of the pivotal events in European history but the period leading up to Risorgimento has often been analysed in less detail. This book focuses on the history of the Italian states between 1815 and 1860 focusing on state institutions, international relations, economic and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Armenian Christianity Today

    Identity Politics and Popular Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Agadjanian

    Armenian Christianity Today examines contemporary religious life and the social, political, and cultural functions of religion in the post-Soviet Republic of Armenia and in the Armenian Diaspora worldwide. Scholars from a range of countries and disciplines explore current trends and everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul

    1st Edition

    By B. Deniz Çalis-Kural

    Şehrengiz is an Ottoman genre of poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns of the Ottoman Empire from the early sixteenth century to the early eighteenth century. This book examines the urban culture of Ottoman Istanbul through Şehrengiz, as the Ottoman space culture and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Cultural Encounters and Homoeroticism in Sri Lanka

    Sex and Serendipity, 1st Edition

    By Robert Aldrich

    Ceylon, or Sri Lanka, was long known to travellers for its luxuriant landscapes, colourful temples and friendly inhabitants – the island once named Serendip. This book explores the sojourns of gay visitors from the late 1800s to the modern day, providing a history of homosexuality, travel and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • German Reunification

    A Multinational History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frédéric Bozo, Andreas Rödder, Mary Elise Sarotte

    This book provides a multinational history of German reunification based on empirical work by leading scholars. The reunification of Germany in 1989-90 was one of the most unexpected and momentous events of the twentieth century. Embedded within the wider process of the end of the Cold War, it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Routledge Companion to Spatial History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Gregory, Don DeBats, Don Lafreniere

    The Routledge Companion to Spatial History explores the full range of ways in which GIS can be used to study the past, considering key questions such as what types of new knowledge can be developed solely as a consequence of using GIS and how effective GIS can be for different types of research.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

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