Modern History 1750-1945 Products

  • Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914

    Strangers in Paradise

    Edited by Karen L. Carter, Susan Waller

    Foreign Artists and Communities in Modern Paris, 1870-1914 examines Paris as a center of international culture that attracted artists from Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas during a period of burgeoning global immigration. Sixteen essays by a group of emerging and established…

    Paperback – 2017-09-09 

  • Interspecies Interactions

    Animals and Humans between the Middle Ages and Modernity

    Edited by Sarah Cockram, Andrew Wells

    Interspecies Interactions surveys the rapidly developing field of human-animal relations from the late medieval and early modern eras through to the mid-Victorian period. By viewing animals as authentic and autonomous historical agents who had a real impact on the world around them, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 

  • The Break with the Past

    Avant-Garde Architecture in Germany, 1910 – 1925

    By Deborah Ascher Barnstone

    Between 1918 and 1933 the German interwar avant-garde was a primary force driving European cultural innovation and modernism. These innovations continue to influence artistic practice, theory, and arts education today, thus making a comprehensive study of the relationship between individual war…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World

    Edited by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine Mcdonagh, Brian H. Murray, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Commodity culture and colonialism are intimately related and mutually constitutive. The desire for commodities drove colonial expansion at the same time that colonial expansion fuelled technological invention, created new markets for goods, displaced populations, and transformed local and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Dan Kaufman

    The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy is an outstanding survey of one of the most important eras in the history of Western philosophy - one which witnessed philosophical, scientific, religious and social change on a massive scale. A team of twenty international contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826

    Edited by Michael Hoberman, Laura Leibman, Hilit Surowitz-Israel

    The period between 1776-1826 signalled a major change in how Jewish identity was understood both by Jews and non-Jews throughout the Americas. Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 brings this world of change to life by uniting important out-of-print primary sources on early American Jewish life with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust

    History and memory

    Edited by Hana Kubátová, Jan Láníček

    Providing diverse insights into Jewish-Gentile relations in East Central Europe from the outbreak of the Second World War until the reestablishment of civic societies after the fall of Communism in the late 1980s, this volume brings together scholars from various disciplines – including history,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 

  • Colonialism on the Margins of Africa

    Edited by Linda Piknerová, Jan Záhořík

    Colonial rule shaped the map of Africa like no other event in history. New borders were delineated; explorers and colonial armies were getting into the interior of the continent in order to grab the "magnificent cake of Africa". Colonialism on the Margins of Africa examines less known and smaller…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Crucible of a Generation

    How the Attack on Pearl Harbor Transformed America

    By J. Kenneth Brody

    Crucible of a Generation tells the story of the fifteen days surrounding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor through the pages of eight leading American newspapers. Focusing on publications including the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune, J. Kenneth Brody paints a vivid picture of United…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 

  • History and Sociology in France

    From Scientific History to the Durkheimian School

    By Robert Leroux

    In the late 19th century and early part of the 20th, with the coming of age of sociology in France, the idea that there could be a “science” of history was the subject of much and varied debate. The methodological problems surrounding historical knowledge that were debated throughout this period…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Approaches to History

  • Class Conflict and Modernization in India

    The Raj and the Calcutta Waterfront (1860-1910)

    By Aniruddha Bose

    In the days of the British Raj Calcutta was a great port city. Thousands of men, women, and children worked there, loading and unloading valuable cargoes that sustained the regional economy, and contributed significantly to world trade. In the second half of the nineteenth century, in response to a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Russo-Japanese War and its Shaping of the Twentieth Century

    By Frank Jacob

    The Russo-Japanese War was in essence a colonial conflict between the expanding interests of Russia and Japan in East Asia. However, while appearing regional, the war itself in fact had a major global impact. The conflict and Japanese victory stimulated the Russian revolutionary movement in 1905…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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