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  • British Fascist Tradition

    Continuities in Interwar and Postwar fascism

    By Joe Mulhall

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the core ideological beliefs and priorities of the various ideologues and fascist organisations that existed in the immediate postwar era in Britain. It is detailed study of the policies and ideologies of a number of individuals and groups that…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Resistance in Colonial and Communist China, 1950-1963

    Anatomy of a Riot

    By Rohan Price

    By focusing on the Hong Kong region in the early years of Communist rule in China, this book compares the interactions of the British colonial government, the Chinese communists and stateless members of the Kuomintang between 1950 and 1963. The author asserts that after 1949 the colonial government…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • Space and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in India

    Pre-figurations of the Postcolony

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    This book examines the spatial imaginaries of texts from the colonial Indian literary field of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across a range of genres, namely, historical romances, novels, travelogues, memoirs, poems, and patriotic lyrics. These imaginaries present different registers…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture

    By Emilie Bergmann

    Looking beyond Don Quixote and the popular theater, this study brings together non-canonical works from Spanish and Spanish American colonial writers in diverse genres, to illustrate the multi-faceted possibilities and the cultural limitations of representations of mothers and mothering in this…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Fortification and Its Discontents from Shakespeare to Milton

    Trouble in the Walled City

    By Adam N. McKeown

    Fortification and Its Discontents from Shakespeare to Milton gives new coherence to the literature of the early modern Atlantic world by placing it in the context of radical changes to urban space following the Italian War of 1494-1498. The new walled city that emerged in the sixteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Neutrality in World History

    By Leos Müller

    Neutrality in World History provides a cogent synthesis of five hundred years of neutrality in global history. Author Leos Muller argues that neutrality and neutral states, such as Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium have played an important historical role in implementing the free trade paradigm, shaping…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 
    Themes in World History

  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930)

    By Luzia Savary

    Imperial raciology is a burgeoning field of historical research. Studies on the British Empire in South Asia have concentrated on the writing of Western-educated elites in English. This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Rethinking the Age of Revolution

    Edited by Michael A. McDonnell

    In the last twenty years, scholars have rushed to re-examine revolutionary experiences across the Atlantic, through the Americas, and, more recently, in imperial and global contexts. While Revolution has been a perennial favourite topic of national historians, a new generation of historians has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 

  • Film and Colonialism in the Sixties

    The Anti-Colonialist Turn in the US, Britain, and France

    By Jon Cowans

    Relations between Western nations and their colonial subjects changed dramatically in the second half of the twentieth century. As nearly all of the West’s colonies gained their independence by 1975, attitudes toward colonialism in the West also changed, and terms such as empire and colonialism,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03 
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian and South Asian History

    Edited by Crispin Bates

    This Handbook presents key issues in Indian and South Asian history from earliest time to 1947, with an emphasis on the modern period since 1600. Written by experts in their respective areas, the Handbook introduces the reader to the field. The book is structured chronologically and highlights…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 

  • The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony, 3rd Edition

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    Authoritative and comprehensive, this book provides a wide-ranging history of Africa from earliest prehistory to the present day―using the cultural, social, political, and economic lenses of Africa as instruments to illuminate the ordinary lives of Africans. The result is a fresh survey that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 

  • Oppression and Resistance in Africa and the Diaspora

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Kenneth E. Kalu

    Africa’s modern history is replete with different forms of encounters and conflicts. From the fifteenth century when millions of Africans were forcefully taken away as slaves during the infamous Atlantic slave trade; to the colonial conquests of the nineteenth century where European countries…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Global Africa

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