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  • Royal Marines Enculturation

    Ritual, Practice and Material Culture

    By Mark Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • An Imperial World at War

    The British Empire, 1939–45

    Edited by Ashley Jackson, Yasmin Khan, Gajendra Singh

    At the start of the Second World War, Britain was at the height of its imperial power, and it is no surprise that it drew upon the global resources of the Empire once war had been declared. Whilst this international aspect of Britain’s war effort has been well-studied in relation to the military…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Monumental Conflicts

    Twentieth Century Wars and the Evolution of Public Memory

    Edited by Derek R. Mallett

    Monumental Conflicts examines 20th century wars from the First World War to the First Gulf War, each chapter analyzing how public memory has evolved over time. The chapters raise fascinating questions about war and memory: Why are wars remembered as they are? What factors drive changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926

    By Shannon Monaghan

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the victorious powers – more or less liberal democracies – argued that democracy would bring peace to Europe because this was the only effective way for legitimate states, with governments based on the consent of the governed, to be organized. What the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Pursuing the Unity of Science

    Ideology and Scientific Practice from the Great War to the Cold War

    Edited by Harmke Kamminga, 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Routledge Revivals: The Contentious Tithe (1976)

    The Tithe Problem and English Agriculture 1750-1850

    By Eric J. Evans

    First published in 1976, this book studies the impact of a uniquely unpopular tax on English rural communities. It examines the tithe system during a period when it was subject to mounting attack from political economists, agricultural improvers and radicals alike. Professor Evans has made…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Young Germany (1962)

    A History of the German Youth Movement

    By Walter Laqueur

    First published in 1962, this book examines Germany’s Free Youth Movement, a revolt of the younger generation in Germany from 1896 to 1933. This movement was one of the most significant factors in shaping modern Germany. Laqueur, who grew up in Germany, retraces the history of the movement, its…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Zamenhof (1960)

    Creator of Esperanto

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1960, this book details the life of Ludovic Zamenhof, the creator of Esperanto, which is the most successful constructed language in the world. Boulton’s work portrays Zamenhof as a figurehead for peace, his life and work remaining morally, intellectually, and psychologically…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • The Ghetto in Global History

    1500 to the Present

    Edited by Wendy Goldman, Joe Trotter

    The Ghetto in Global History explores the stubborn tenacity of ‘the ghetto’ over time. As a concept, policy, and experience, the ghetto has served to maintain social, religious, and racial hierarchies over the past five centuries. Transnational in scope, this book allows readers to draw…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War

    Determining the Fate of Britain’s and New Zealand’s Conscripts

    By David Littlewood

    While a plethora of studies have discussed why so many men decided to volunteer for the army during the Great War, the experiences of those who were called up under conscription have received relatively little scrutiny. Even when the implementation of the respective Military Service Acts has been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The ‘Long 1970s’

    Human Rights, East-West Détente and Transnational Relations

    Edited by Poul Villaume, Rasmus Mariager, Helle Porsdam

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

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