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  • Indian Travel Writing 1830-1947

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    Indian Travel Writing is a new five-volume collection co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse. Hitherto, the paucity of readily available travel writing produced by imperial subjects themselves has long been apparent, and this anthology addresses that lack. A veritable treasure-trove, it…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century

    Rediscovered Accounts

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the Pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume I

    Samuel Wallis’s Voyage Round the World in the Dolphin 1766-1768

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Exploration of the South Seas in the Eighteenth Century: Rediscovered Accounts, Volume II

    Voyage Round the World Performed under the Direction of Captain Etienne Marchand in the Solide of Marseilles 1790-1792

    Edited by Sandhya Patel

    The publication of key voyaging manuscripts has contributed to the flourishing of enduring and prolific worldwide scholarship across numerous fields. These navigators and their texts were instrumental in spurring on further exploration, annexation and ultimately colonisation of the pacific…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1815

    A Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Francis D. Cogliano

    Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring Republic. Centering the narrative around the new…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Great War and the British Empire

    Culture and Society

    Edited by Michael Walsh, Andrekos Varnava

    In 1914 almost one quarter of the earth's surface was British. When the empire and its allies went to war in 1914 against the Central Powers history's first global conflict was inevitable. It is the social and cultural reactions to that war and within those distant, often overlooked, societies…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)

    or India in Transition

    By Henry Cotton

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Uphill Steps in India (1930)

    By M.L. Christlieb

    First published in 1930, the author asserts that this book presents a human India ‘in all sorts of conditions and moods’. It details her first-hand experiences as a female missionary in India over the course of thirty-three years in India along with some further accounts related by eyewitnesses. It…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • War and State Formation in Syria

    Cemal Pasha's Governorate During World War I, 1914-1917

    By M. Talha Cicek

    During the First World War, Cemal Pasha attempted to establish direct control over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there through various policies of control, including the abolishment of local intermediaries. Elaborating on these Ottoman policies of control, this book assesses Cemal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • The Academy of San Carlos and Mexican Art History

    Politics, History, and Art in Nineteenth-Century Mexico

    By Ray Hernandez-Duran

    The first substantial Mexican colonial art historiography in English, this book examines the origin of the study of colonial art in Mexico as a symptom of the development of modern museum practice in mid-nineteenth-century Mexico City. Also an intellectual history, this study recognizes the role of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • The Sea and Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literary Culture

    Edited by Steve Mentz, Martha Elena Rojas

    During the nineteenth century, British and American naval supremacy spanned the globe. The importance of transoceanic shipping and trade to the European-based empire and her rapidly expanding former colony ensured that the ocean became increasingly important to popular literary culture in both…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies

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