Modern History 1750-1945 Products

  • Russia's Long Twentieth Century

    Voices, Memories, Contested Perspectives

    By Choi Chatterjee, Lisa A. Kirschenbaum, Deborah A. Field

    Covering the sweep of Russian history from empire to Soviet Union to post-Soviet state, Russia's Long Twentieth Century is a comprehensive yet accessible textbook that situates modern Russia in the context of world history and encourages students to analyse the ways in which citizens learnt to live…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge

  • An Intellectual History of Blindness

    The Enlightenment to the Present

    By Frank Wyman

    This volume studies two related problematics. First, Enlightenment ideas about human difference in general and blindness in particular were often at war with one another. Second, conflicts concerning Enlightenment thought continued in the lives and writings of many important blind thinkers, from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Pursuing the Unity of Science: Ideology and Scientific Practice from the Great War to the Cold War

    By Harmke Kamminga

    Edited by Geert Somsen

    From 1918 to the late 1940s, a host of influential scientists and intellectuals in Europe and North America were engaged in a number of far-reaching unity of science projects. In this period of deep social and political divisions, scientists collaborated to unify sciences across disciplinary…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700–1945

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Environment and Pollution in Colonial India

    Sewerage Technologies along the Sacred Ganges

    By Janine Wilhelm

    India is facing a river pollution crisis today. The origins of this crisis are commonly traced back to post-Independence economic development and urbanisation. This book, in contrast, shows that some important early roots of India’s river pollution problem, and in particular the pollution of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

    Edited by Barbara Caine

    There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents, especially mothers, and their sons. Little attention has been paid to the letters to and from daughters. This volume seeks to begin filling that gap by exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    By Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager

    Today it is widely recognised that the 'long 1970s' was a decisive international transition period during which traditional, collective-oriented socio-economic interest and welfare policies were increasingly replaced by the more individually and neo-liberally oriented value policies of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Routledge

  • The Espionage and Sedition Acts

    World War I and the Image of Civil Liberties

    By Mitchell Newton-Matza

    The Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917-1918 mark one of the most controversial moments in American history. Even as President Woodrow Wilson justified US entry into World War I on the grounds that it would "make the world safe for democracy," the act curtailed civil liberties at home by making it…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Representations of Anne Frank in American Literature and Culture

    Stories in New Ways

    By Rachael McLennan

    This book explores portrayals of Anne Frank in American literature and culture, where she is often invoked as a means of encouraging readers to think widely about persecution, genocide, and victimisation due to gender, sexuality, and race. The author examines how artistic representations of Anne…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Essentials of Holocaust Education

    Fundamental Issues and Approaches

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Stephen Feinberg

      Essentials of Holocaust Education: Fundamental Issues and Approaches is a comprehensive guide for pre- and in-service educators preparing to teach about this watershed event in human history. An original collection of essays by Holocaust scholars, teacher educators, and classroom teachers,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Sir Joseph Banks, Iceland and the North Atlantic 1772-1820

    Journals, Letters and Documents

    By Anna Agnarsdóttir

    Sir Joseph Banks was one of the great figures of Georgian England, best known for participating as naturalist in Cook’s Endeavour voyage (1768-71), as a patron of science and as the longest-serving President of the Royal Society (1778-1820). This volume brings together all Banks’s papers…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26 
    Hakluyt Society
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

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