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  • The Making of Christian Malta

    From the Early Middle Ages to 1530, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Luttrell

    This title was first published in 2002: Dr Luttrell's work has helped change our understanding of the history of the small islands of Malta and Gozo, providing a more coherent story of the ways in which, during the Middle Ages, a small isolated Muslim community was converted into a more prosperous…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31

  • The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Griet Vermeesch, Manon van der Heijden, Jaco Zuijderduijn

    The Uses of Justice in Global Perspective, 1600–1900 presents a new perspective on the uses of justice between 1600 and 1900 and confronts prevailing Eurocentric historiography in its examination of how people of this period made use of the law. Between 1600 and 1900 the towns in Western Europe,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20

  • Voices of the Korean Minority in Postwar Japan

    Histories Against the Grain, 1st Edition

    By Erik Ropers

    Shedding new light on how the histories of zainichi Koreans have been written, consumed, and discussed, this book addresses the roots of postwar debates concerning the wartime experiences of Koreans in Japan. Providing an overview of the complicated historiography, it explores the experiences of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism

    Reversing the Gaze, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Heschel, Umar Ryad

    Edward Said’s Orientalism, now more than fifty years old, has to be one of the most frequently cited books among academics in a wide range of disciplines, and the most frequently assigned book to undergraduates at colleges. Among the common questions raised in response to Said’s book: Did scholars…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • A League of Democracies

    Cosmopolitanism, Consolidation Arguments, and Global Public Goods, 1st Edition

    By John J. Davenport

    In the 21st century, as the peoples of the world grow more closely tied together, the question of real transnational government will finally have to be faced. The end of the Cold War has not brought the peace, freedom from atrocities, and decline of tyranny for which we hoped. It is also clearer…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Global Institutions

  • Toward a Century of Peace

    A Dialogue on the Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding, 1st Edition

    By Kevin P. Clements, Daisaku Ikeda

    Peace studies pioneer Kevin Clements and Buddhist peacebuilder Daisaku Ikeda engage in dialogue on topics such as conflict resolution, the refugee problem, nuclear disarmament, building a culture of peace and human rights, and the path to recovery and reconstruction following natural disasters.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11

  • The History of Creation

    Or the Development of the Earth and its Inhabitants by the Action of Natural Causes, Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Ernst Haeckel

    Originally published in 1899, The History of Creation was the first book of its kind to apply a doctrine to the whole range of organic morphology and make use of the effect Darwin had on biological sciences during the 19th century. Haeckel looks at Darwin’s reform of Descent Theory and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China

    History Word by Word, 1st Edition

    By Uffe Bergeton

    This book provides a conceptual history of the emergence of civilizational consciousness in early China. Focusing on how words are used in pre-Qín (before 221 BCE) texts to construct identities and negotiate relationships between a 'civilised self' and 'uncivilised others', it provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

  • The Jews

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Matthias Lehmann

    The Jews: A History is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. Placing Jewish history within its wider cultural context, the book covers a broad time span, stretching from ancient Israel to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03

  • Leadership and Nationalism in Azerbaijan

    Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov, Founder and Creator, 1st Edition

    By Jamil Hasanli

    Ali Mardan bey Topchibashov was a prominent politician, who played a crucial role in the history of Azerbaijan. One of the most striking personalities in the history of Azerbaijan, the founder of liberal ideas, and the first President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, he led the Muslim faction in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collective Security and Economic Development, 1945–75, 1st Edition

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Japan's "New Deal" for China

    Propaganda Aimed at Americans before Pearl Harbor, 1st Edition

    By June Grasso

    In the decade leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, at a time when Japan was expanding its influence in Asia, several Japanese institutions set about trying to convince Americans to support Tokyo’s plans and ambitions for China. This book seeks to analyze the original publications produced by…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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