Modern History 1750-1945 Products

  • Hinduism in Colonial Bengal

    Beyond the Renaissance

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    Vaishnavism, is one of the major traditions within Hinduism and inspired by the Bengali Krishna devotee Chaitanya (1486-1533), has been a central feature of the religious and cultural landscape of Bengal since the sixteenth century. It has also had significant impact on other regions of the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • How Football Began

    A Global History of How the World's Football Codes Were Born

    By Tony Collins

    This ambitious and fascinating history considers why, in the space of sixty years between 1850 and 1910, football grew from a marginal and un-organised activity to become the dominant winter entertainment for millions of people around the world. The book compares the development of each of the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04 

  • Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes

    Edited by Roy Jones, Alexandre M A Diniz

    The study of land settlement has been central to historical perspectives on regional and national development. For some, the focus has been tied to the mechanics of immigration and spatial expansion of emerging nation states. For others, the focus has been on the rationales, mechanics, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-02 
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History

    Edited by Victor C. Xiong, Ken Hammond

    Following more than 30 years of market reform, China has become an economic powerhouse, likely to surpass the United States as the world’s largest economy in the not so distant future. The resurgence of China has generated much interest not only in the present conditions of that country, but also…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 

  • Visions and Ideas of Europe during the First World War

    Edited by Jan Vermeiren, Matthew D'Auria

    Given the destruction and suffering caused by more than four years of industrialised warfare and economic hardship, scholars have tended to focus on the nationalism and hatred in the belligerent countries, holding that it led to a fundamental rupture of any sense of European commonality and unity.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism

    By Nina Witoszek

    This book discusses the ongoing revolution of dignity in human history as the work of ‘humanist outliers’: small groups and individuals dedicated to compassionate social emancipation. It argues that anti-authoritarian revolutions like 1989’s ‘Autumn of the Nations’ succeeded in large part due to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • French Morale in the Phoney War, 1939-40

    By Bernard Wilkin, Maude Williams

    The collapse of the French army in 1940 is a well-researched topic in World War II Studies but a surprising gap in the historiography emerges when it comes to the study of the French military prior to the German offensive of May 1940. Using various public and private sources in different…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • Critical Dictionary of Inter-American Studies - Volume II

    Societies and Communities

    By Olaf Kaltmeier

    The Critical Dictionary of Inter-American studies charts the field by focusing on the transnational or hemispheric dimensions of social, cultural and political dynamics in the Americas in history and contemporary times. The ever increasing and multi-layered processes of integration and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

    By Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    Data and its technologies now play a large and growing role in humanities research and teaching. This book addresses the needs of humanities scholars who seek deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Wars of the French Revolution


    By Charles J Esdaile

    The Wars of the French Revolution, 1792-1801 offers a comprehensive and jargon free coverage of this turbulent period and unites political, social, military and international history in one volume. Carefully designed for undergraduate students, through twelve chapters this book offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 

  • Knowledge and Power

    Science in World History, 2nd Edition

    By William Burns

    Knowledge and Power presents and explores science not as something specifically for scientists, but as an integral part of human civilization, and traces the development of science through different historical settings from the Middle Ages through to the Cold War. Five case studies are examined…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 

  • The Routledge Companion to Expressionism in a Transnational Context

    Edited by Isabel Wünsche

    The Routledge Companion to Expressionism in a Transnational Context is a challenging exploration of the transnational formation, dissemination, and transformation of Expressionism outside of the German-speaking world, in regions such as Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltics and Scandinavia,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

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