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  • The ‘Minor’ War Crimes Trials

    A Socio-Legal Investigation of Victims’ Justice

    By Lorie Charlesworth

    This book reconstructs the legal and military history of the ‘minor’ war crimes trials held in Occupied Germany and elsewhere from 1945-8. Although the International Military Tribunal held at Nuremberg, from the end of 1945, is extremely well known, there were in fact hundreds of trials of ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Aurel Kolnai's 'War Against the West' Reconsidered

    By Wolfgang Bialas

    Aurel Kolnai’s The War against the West remains one of the most insightful analyses of Nazi thought ever written. In 1938 it was a revelation. Quite different in tone and approach from most other analyses of Nazism available in English, it was remarkable for the thoroughness with which it discussed…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The Post Cold War World

    Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall

    By Michael Cox

    This book by a leading scholar of international relations examines the origins of the new world disorder – the resurgence of authoritarianism, the rise of populism and the prevalence of terrorism – and why so many assumptions about how the world would look after the Cold War have proven to be wrong…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Nationalism, and Genocide in Bangladesh

    Naristhan/Ladyland

    By Azra Rashid

    Women have a curious place in nationalism as they are subjected to violence, specific to their gender, both in the nationalist discourses and in the struggle to acquire nationhood. Because of this particular role ascribed to women within nationalism, we see that from the Holocaust to the rape camps…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

    Edited by Axel Honneth, Espen Hammer, Peter E. Gordon

    The portentous terms and phrases associated with the first decades of the Frankfurt School—exile, the dominance of capitalism, fascism – seem as salient today as they were in early 20th-century. The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School addresses the many early concerns of critical theory and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13 
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Higher Education and Apartheid in South Africa

    The Fight for Transformation

    By Teresa Barnes

    South Africa continues to be an object of fascination for people everywhere interested in social justice issues, post-colonial studies and critical race theory as manifested by the enormous worldwide attention given to the #Rhodes Must Fall movement. In this book, Teresa Barnes examines…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Universities and British Industry

    1850-1970

    By Michael Sanderson

    Originally published in 1972, The University and British Industry examines the lively and controversial relationship between British industry and the university. The book looks at the impact of industry on the development of British universities from the 1850s to the 1970s, and with contribution…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Key Profession

    The History of the Association of University Teachers

    By Harold Perkin

    Originally published in 1969 Key Profession looks at the rise of the academic profession to its influence and importance, through the history of the Association of the University of Teachers, founded in 1919 and celebrating its half-centenary in 1969. As a study of a professional organization…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Greeks without Greece

    Homelands, Belonging, and Memory amongst the Expatriated Greeks of Turkey

    By Huw Halstead

    Faced with discrimination in Turkey, the Greeks of Istanbul and Imbros overwhelmingly left the country of their birth in the years c.1940-1980 to resettle in Greece, where they received something of a lukewarm reception from the government and segments of the population. This book explores the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

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