Modern History 1750-1945 Products

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Gerard Moran, Jason King

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 

  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book uses an art historical and feminist methodology to engage with Emma Hamilton, an eighteenth century celebrity who appeared in many works of art by important artists including Angelica Kauffmann, Benjamin West and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    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 – 2018-05-08 

  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Institution of International Order

    From the League of Nations to the United Nations

    Edited by Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley

    This volume delivers a history of internationalism at the League of Nations and the United Nations (UN), with a focus on the period from the 1920s to the 1970s, when the nation-state ascended to global hegemony as a political formation. Combining global, regional and local scaes of analysis, the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • State and Revolution

    Anarchism in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

    By Danny Evans

    This book analyses the processes of revolution and state reconstruction that took place in the Republican zone during the Spanish civil war. It focuses on the radical anarchists that sought to advance the revolutionary agenda. Their activity came into conflict with the libertarian organisations…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

  • The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898

    Edited by Dr Brian Holden-Reid, Joseph G Dawson III

    A team of leading American military historians here investigate the factors that shaped the United States Army in the nineteenth century. Throwing new light on its history, this deeply researched book explores a mulitplicity of themes. These include the social structure, command system and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Manufacturing and the Great War

    By Wayne Osborne

    Prior to 1914, wars had been comparatively small affairs using relatively small amounts of military supplies and, despite warnings, British industry and government initially failed to grasp the scale of the war with demand for munitions soon outstripping supply. This book chronicles the build-up of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Civilized Rebels

    An Inside Story of the West’s Retreat from Global Power

    By Dennis Smith

    Civilized Rebels compares in depth four very well-known literary and political figures, all of whom opposed arrogant regimes and became prisoners. Through comparative biographies of Oscar Wilde, Jean Améry, Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi, it explores the long-term process of the retreat of the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Global Connections

  • Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts

    The Heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula

    By Lucienne Thys-Senocak

    The Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey was the site of one of the most tragic and memorable battles of the 20th century, with the Turks fighting the ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) and soldiers from fifteen other countries. This book is about the history of its landscape, its people, and its…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 

  • The British Council and Anglo-Greek Literary Interactions, 1945-1955

    Edited by Peter Mackridge, David Ricks

    In the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, and with British political influence over Greece soon to be ceded to the United States, there was nonetheless a degree of cultural interaction between Greek and British literati. Sponsored or assisted by the British Council, this interaction was…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

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