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  • 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 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

  • The Poetics of Conflict Experience

    Materiality and Embodiment in Second World War Italy

    By Sarah De Nardi

    Seventy years after the end of the Second World War we still do not fully appreciate the intensity of the lived experience of people and communities involved in resistance movements and subjected to German occupation. Yet the enduring conjunction between individuals, things and place cannot be…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century

    Rediscovered Accounts

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the Pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume I

    Samuel Wallis’s Voyage Round the World in the Dolphin 1766-1768

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume II

    Voyage Round the World Performed under the Direction of Captain Etienne Marchand in the Solide of Marseilles 1790-1792

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Arab Nationalism

    The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East

    By Peter Wien

    Arab nationalism has been one of the dominant ideologies in the Middle East and North Africa since the early twentieth century. However, a clear definition of Arab nationalism, even as a subject of scholarly inquiry, does not yet exist. ‘Arab Nationalism’ sheds light on cultural expressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1815

    A Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Francis D. Cogliano

    Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring Republic. Centering the narrative around the new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Great Church Crisis and the End of English Erastianism, 1898-1906

    By Bethany Kilcrease

    This book traces the history of the "Church Crisis",� a conflict between the Protestant and Anglo-Catholic (Ritualist) parties within the Church of England between 1898 and 1906. During this period increasing numbers of Britons embraced Anglo-Catholicism and even converted to Roman Catholicism.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Great War and the British Empire

    Culture and Society

    Edited by Michael Walsh, Andrekos Varnava

    In 1914 almost one quarter of the earth's surface was British. When the empire and its allies went to war in 1914 against the Central Powers history's first global conflict was inevitable. It is the social and cultural reactions to that war and within those distant, often overlooked, societies…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Transforming the Countryside

    The Electrification of Rural Britain

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Jeremy Burchardt, Karen Sayer

    It is now almost impossible to conceive of life in western Europe, either in the towns or the countryside, without a reliable mains electricity supply. By 1938, two-thirds of rural dwellings had been connected to a centrally-generated supply, but the majority of farms in Britain were not linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Rural Worlds: Economic, Social and Cultural Histories of Agricultures and Rural Societies

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