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  • Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Outcaste Abolition

    The Struggle for National Inclusion and the Making of the Modern State

    By Noah Y. McCormack

    The Tokugawa Shogunate, which governed Japan for two and a half centuries until the mid-1860s, classed people into hierarchically ranked status groups (mibun). The early Tokugawa rulers legally established these status groups through the late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth centuries, adapting and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War

    By Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • Green Landscapes in the European City, 1750–2010

    Edited by Peter Clark, Marjaana Niemi, Catharina Nolin

    Green space is a fundamental concept for understanding modern and contemporary urban society, shedding light not only on the ecological development of cities but also societal relations, urban governance and planning processes. Closely linked to issues of environmental change, changing perceptions…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Routledge Revivals: The Hour of Decision (1934)

    Germany and World-Historical Evolution

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1934, the ideas in this book were developed just prior to the Nazi seizure of power and it also reflects on its aftermath. It assessed the decline of European power and the crisis of Western civilization in the face of conflict between the ruling class and the lowers classes in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Environment and Identity Politics in Colonial Africa

    Fulani Migrations and Land Conflict

    By Emmanuel Mbah

    Economic, political, and ethnic favoritism are common themes in the historiography of colonial Africa. Land ownership and control, and the abilities of the respective landscapes to sustain Africa’s growing population amidst the throes of climate change, have created recurrent identity crises…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • A Cultural History of Sound, Memory, and the Senses

    Edited by Joy Damousi, Paula Hamilton

    The past 20 years have witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines. This has been informed by a heightened awareness of the role that the senses play in shaping modern identity and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Transnationalism, Gender and the History of Education

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Marie Clarke

    In the past decade, historians have begun to make use of the optic of ‘transnationalism’, a perspective used traditionally by social anthropologists and sociologists in their study of the movement and flow of ideas between continents and countries. Historical scholarship has adopted this tool, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography

    Desirous Bodies

    By Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Nineteenth-century Iran was an ocularcentered society predicated on visuality and what was seen and unseen, and photographs became liminal sites of desire that maneuvered "betwixt and between" various social spaces—public, private, seen, unseen, accessible, and forbidden—thus mapping, graphing, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • The Philosophy of Japanese Wartime Resistance

    A reading, with commentary, of the complete texts of the Kyoto School discussions of "The Standpoint of World History and Japan"

    By David Williams

    The transcripts of the three Kyoto School roundtable discussions of the theme of ‘the standpoint of world history and Japan’ may now be judged to form the key source text of responsible Pacific War revisionism. Published in the pages of Chuo Koron, the influential magazine of enlightened elite…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Lost Book of Sun Yatsen and Edwin Collins

    By Patrick Anderson

    Sun Yatsen (1866-1925) occupies a unique position in modern Chinese history: he is equally venerated as the founding father of the nation by both the mainland Communist government and its Nationalist rival in Taiwan. The first president of the Republic of China in 1911-12, the peasant-born yet…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Order and Insecurity in Germany and Turkey

    Military Cultures of the 1930s

    By Emre Sencer

    This book examines processes of military, political and cultural transformation from the perspective of officers in two countries: Germany and Turkey in the 1930s. The national fates of both countries interlocked during the Great War years and their close alliance dictated their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

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