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  • Gerald Howard-Smith and the ‘Lost Generation’ of Late Victorian and Edwardian England

    By John Benson

    Gerald Howard-Smith’s life is intriguing both in its own right and as a vehicle for exploring the world in which he lived. Tall, boisterous and sometimes rather irascible, he was one of the so-called ‘Lost Generation’ whose lives were cut short by the First World War. Brought up in London, and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 

  • 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 – 2016-08-11 
    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 
    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 

  • 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 
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • 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 – 2016-07-26 
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • 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 its imperial power, and it is no surprise that it drew upon the global resources of the Empire once war had been declared. Whilst this international aspect of Britain’s war effort has been wellstudied in relation to the military…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2016-06-29 
    Seminar Studies

  • Arming the Western Front

    War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920

    By Roger Lloyd-Jones, M.J. Lewis

    The First World War was above all a war of logistics. Whilst the conflict will forever be remembered for the mud and slaughter of the Western Front, it was a war won on the factory floor as much as the battlefield. Examining the war from an industrial perspective, Arming the Western Front examines…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • 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 

  • The British Fiscal-Military States, 1660-c.1783

    Edited by Aaron Graham, Patrick Walsh

    The concept of the 'fiscal-military state', popularised by John Brewer in 1989, has become familiar, even commonplace, to many historians of eighteenth-century England. Yet even at the time of its publication the book caused controversy, and the essays in this volume demonstrate how recent work on…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07 

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