Modern History 1750-1945 Products

  • Gendering the Settler State

    White Women, Race, Liberalism and Empire in Rhodesia, 1950-1980

    By Kate Law

    White women cut an ambivalent figure in the transnational history of the British Empire. They tend to be remembered as malicious harridans personifying the worst excesses of colonialism, as vacuous fusspots, whose lives were punctuated by a series of frivolous pastimes, or as casualties of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Travelling Notions of Culture in Early Nineteenth-Century Europe

    Edited by Hannu Salmi, Asko Nivala, Jukka Sarjala

    The notions of culture and civilization are at the heart of European self-image. This book focuses on how space and spatiality contributed to defining the concepts of culture and civilization and, conversely, what kind of spatial ramifications "culture" and "civilization" entailed. These questions…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Historiography of Transition

    Critical Phases in the Development of Modernity (1494-1973)

    Edited by Paolo Pombeni

    Defining a “historic transition” means understanding how the complex system of intellectual, social, and material structures formed that determined the transition from a certain “universe” to a “new universe,” where the old explanations were radically rethought. In this book, a group of historians…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics

    Edited by Enda Delaney, Breandán Mac Suibhne

    Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845–52 was among the most devastating food crises in modern history. A country of some eight-and-a-half-million people lost one million to hunger and disease and another million to emigration. According to land activist Michael Davitt, the starving made little or no…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • A History of Drink and the English, 1500-2000

    By Paul Jennings

    This book is an introduction to the history of alcoholic drink in England from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day. Treating the subject thematically, it covers who drank, what they drank, how much, who produced and sold drink, the places where it was enjoyed and the meanings which…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Letters of Philip Webb, Volume II

    By John Aplin

    Philip Webb was a British architect known as a founder of the Arts and Crafts movement and also a key member of the Pre-Raphaelite circle. He had a long association with William Morris and was responsible for the design of the hugely influential Red House, Morris’s first home. Webb's letters will…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Don't You Know There's a War On?

    The People's Voice 1939-45

    By Jonathan Croall

    Was the country really united in the face of the common enemy? Did people actually put the community’s needs before their own? Or were such ideas simply a series of myths created at the time and nurtured ever since. The recollections of this book, first published in 1989, attempt to answer such…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wilfred Owen (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Poetry and Prose

    Edited by Jennifer Breen

    First published in 1988, this annotated selection of Wilfred Owen’s poetry and prose provides a comprehensive one-volume text of his best work. As well as the war poems, it includes illuminating early pieces such as ‘Impressionist’ and ‘Little Claus and Big Claus’, which illustrate Owen’s early…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Korea and Its Others

    By Vladimir Tikhonov

    The period spanning the 1880s to 1945 was a crucially important formative time for Korea, during which understandings of modernity were largely shaped by the images of Korea’s neighbours to the east, west and north. China, Japan and Russia represented at some moments modern threats, but also…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Stages of Engagement

    U.S. Theatre and Performance 1898-1949

    By Joshua Polster

    US Theatre and Performance from 1898 to 1949 is a compelling and wonderfully varied account of the relationship between theatre in the United States and the social, cultural and political forces that shaped it during one of the most formative periods in the nation’s history. Joshua Polster…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge

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