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  • The Trilateral Commission and Global Governance

    Informal Elite Diplomacy, 1972-82

    By Dino Knudsen

    This book provides the first analysis of the Trilateral Commission and its role in global governance and contemporary diplomacy. In 1973, David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski founded the Trilateral Commission. Involving highly influential people from business and politics in the US, Western…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Singapore

    Negotiating State and Society, 1965-2015

    Edited by Jason Lim, Terence Lee

    On 9 August 2015, Singapore celebrated its 50th year of national independence, a milestone for the nation as it has overcome major economic, social, cultural and political challenges in a short period of time. Whilst this was a celebratory event to acknowledge the role of the People’s Action Party…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Russia's Long Twentieth Century

    Voices, Memories, Contested Perspectives

    By Choi Chatterjee, Lisa A. Kirschenbaum, Deborah A. Field

    Covering the sweep of Russian history from empire to Soviet Union to post-Soviet state, Russia's Long Twentieth Century is a comprehensive yet accessible textbook that situates modern Russia in the context of world history and encourages students to analyse the ways in which citizens learnt to live…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge

  • An Intellectual History of Blindness

    The Enlightenment to the Present

    By Frank Wyman

    This volume studies two related problematics. First, Enlightenment ideas about human difference in general and blindness in particular were often at war with one another. Second, conflicts concerning Enlightenment thought continued in the lives and writings of many important blind thinkers, from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Disability and Colonialism

    (Dis)encounters and Anxious Intersectionalities

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Shaun Grech

    The mapping, control and subjugation of the human body and mind were core features of the colonial conquest. This book draws together a rich collection of diverse, yet rigorous, papers that aim to expose the presence and significance of disability within colonialism, and how disability remains…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    History, policy and everyday life

    Edited by Michael Rasell, Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova

    There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Yugoslav Economic System

    The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making

    By Branko Horvat

    First published in 1976, this book traces the development of the Yugoslav economy from the end of the Second World War to the beginning of 1975, which the author argues was a highly productive era of social innovation. Drawing on personal experience of the Revolution, the Partisan Liberation War…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Ernest Bevin

    By Peter Weiler

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History

    Edited by Norman G. Owen

    The study of the history of Southeast Asia is still growing, evolving, deepening and changing as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have added nuance to traditional topics such as Islam and nationalism, and created new ones, such as gender, globalization and the politics of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge

  • China Since 1949

    3rd Edition

    By Linda Benson

    Exploring the remarkable story of China’s rise to global prominence, China since 1949 provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the events that have shaped the country since the middle of the twentieth century. Covering the Maoist era through the Reform period to the present day, this book…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Oman: Economic, Social and Strategic Developments

    Edited by B.R. Pridham

    Oman is an important country for the West, both as an oil exporter and as a key ally strategically placed at the entrance to the Gulf. This book, first published in 1987, provides an overview of post-war social, political and economic developments in the country. It outlines the historical and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Bedouin of Northern Arabia

    Traditions of the Al-?hafir

    By Bruce Ingham

    This is an absorbing and authentic account, first published in 1986, of the history and traditional way of life of the Al-Dhafir bedouins of north-eastern Arabia, based on a study of their traditions, Arabic historical annals and the reports of western travellers over the past two hundred years.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

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