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  • The French Revolution 1787-1804

    3rd Edition

    By P. M. Jones

    P. M. Jones’ The French Revolution, now in its third edition, is an authoritative survey of events in France from 1787, as the power of the ancien régime began to crumble, until 1804 and the demise of the Republic. It provides a balanced and accessible account of the dramatic events of the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Royal Marines Enculturation

    Ritual, Practice and Material Culture

    By Mark Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Early Modern Travel and the Discourses of English Nationalism

    By Matthew Day

    An exploration of the relationship between early modern travel literature and English nationalism, this book's primary goal is to assess the response of early modern readers to the nationalist sentiments in Richard Hakluyt's Principal Navigations. Matthew Day contends that Hakluyt's collection…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • War Memory and Commemoration

    By Brad West

    In a period characterised by an unprecedented cultural engagement with the past, individuals, groups and nations are debating and experimenting with commemoration in order to find culturally relevant ways of remembering warfare, genocide and terrorism. This book examines such remembrances and the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge

  • An Imperial World at War

    The British Empire, 1939–45

    Edited by Ashley Jackson, Yasmin Khan, Gajendra Singh

    At the start of the Second World War Britain was at the height of her imperial power, and it is no surprise that she drew upon the global resources of the Empire once war had been declared. Whilst this international aspect of Britain's war effort has been well studied in relation to the military…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Literary Labyrinths in Franco-Era Barcelona

    Narrating Memory and Place

    By Colleen P. Culleton

    Bringing together works by Salvador Espriu, Juan Goytisolo, Mercè Rodoreda, Esther Tusquets, and Juan Marsa that portray memory as a disorienting narrative enterprise, Colleen Culleton argues that the source of this disorientation is the material reality of life in Barcelona in the immediate…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Origins of the Second World War

    4th Edition

    By Richard Overy

    Exploring the reasons why the Second World War broke out in September 1939 and why a European conflict developed into a war that spanned the globe, The Origins of the Second World War argues that this was not just ‘Hitler’s War’ but one that had its roots and origins in the decline of the old…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The American Revolution

    New Nation as New Empire

    By Neil L. York

    In The American Revolution, 1760 to 1790: New Nation as New Empire, Neil York details the important and complex events that transpired during the creation of the enduring American Republic. This text presents a global look at the emerging nation’s quest to balance liberty and authority before,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge

  • US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East, 1952-1977

    From The Eygptian Revolution to the Six Day War

    By Robert McNamara

    A multi-archival documentary history of British policy towards Nasser's Egypt under the Churchill, Eden, Macmillan, Home and Wilson governments. The primary focus of the study is an enquiry into the causes of the Anglo-Egyptian Cold War from 1952 to 1967.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

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