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  • The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience

    Edited by Deborah Simonton

    Challenging current perspectives of urbanisation, The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience explores how our towns and cities have shaped and been shaped by cultural, spatial and gendered influences. This volume discusses gender in an urban context in European and colonial…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Farm Animals in Britain, 1850-2001

    By Karen Sayer

    Focusing on the origins and development of the conceptualisation of the biological animal body as a ’technological’ resource, or indeed problem, within modern British agriculture, this book addresses the changing understanding, among agriculturalists and the public, of ’nature’ in farming.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-05 
    Rural Worlds: Economic, Social and Cultural Histories of Agricultures and Rural Societies

  • Constructing a German Diaspora

    The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1914

    By Stefan Manz

    This book takes on a global perspective to unravel the complex relationship between Imperial Germany and its diaspora. Around 1900, German-speakers living abroad were tied into global power-political aspirations. They were represented as outposts of a "Greater German Empire" whose ethnic links had…

    Paperback – 2017-02-05 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • 30 Years After

    Issues and Representations of the Falklands War

    By Carine Berbéri, Monia O’Brien Castro

    Thirty years after the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands, the war remains a source of continued debate and analysis for politicians, historians and military strategists. Not only did the conflict provide a fascinating example of modern expeditionary warfare, but it also brought to the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03 

  • The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America

    Edited by Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America provides an important overview of the main themes within the study of the long nineteenth century in American History. By broadly incorporating the latest research to give an up-to-date overview of the whole era, the book explores the major…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Histories

  • Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean

    Edited by Nükhet Varlik

    A new generation of scholars is currently voicing its discontent with a scholarly tradition of interpreting and explaining epidemic outbreaks, their nature, and the social and political responses they generated. More specifically, assumptions about the actual identity of diseases that struck the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Resistance Heroism and the End of Empire

    The Life and Times of Madeleine Riffaud

    By Keren Chiaroni

    This book introduces an English-speaking public to the life of Madeleine Riffaud – one of the last living leaders of the French Resistance. It considers the nature of the rebel hero in France’s founding historical narratives (revolution, insurrection, resistance) while asking what contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Germans as Minorities during the First World War

    A Global Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Panikos Panayi

    Offering a global comparative perspective on the relationship between German minorities and the majority populations amongst which they found themselves during the First World War, this collection addresses how ’public opinion’ (the press, parliament and ordinary citizens) reacted towards Germans…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 

  • Manhood and the Making of the Military

    Conscription, Military Service and Masculinity in Finland, 1917–39

    By Anders Ahlbäck

    When Finland gained its independence from Russia in 1917, the country had not had a military for almost two decades. The ensuing creation of a new national conscript army aroused intense but conflicting emotions among the Finns. This book examines how a modern conscript army, born out of a civil…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 

  • Writing a Small Nation's Past

    Wales in Comparative Perspective, 1850–1950

    By Neil Evans

    Edited by Huw Pryce

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 

  • The Next War in the Air

    Britain's Fear of the Bomber, 1908–1941

    By Brett Holman

    In the early twentieth century, the new technology of flight changed warfare irrevocably, not only on the battlefield, but also on the home front. As prophesied before 1914, Britain in the First World War was effectively no longer an island, with its cities attacked by Zeppelin airships and Gotha…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 

  • Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952

    Grappling with the Past

    Edited by Peter Anderson, Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco

    Historians have only recently established the scale of the violence carried out by the supporters of General Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. An estimated 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

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