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  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Mongol Court Dress, Identity Formation, and Global Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Eiren L. Shea

    The Mongol period (1206-1368) marked a major turning point of exchange – culturally, politically, and artistically – across Eurasia. The wide-ranging international exchange that occurred during the Mongol period is most apparent visually through the inclusion of Mongol motifs in textile, paintings…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Making Urban Theory

    Learning and Unlearning through Southern Cities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lawhon

    This book facilitates more careful engagement with the production, politics and geography of knowledge as scholars create space for the inclusion of southern cities in urban theory. Making Urban Theory addresses debates of the past fifty years regarding whether and why scholars should conceptualize…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920-2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters analyze a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and strategical…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • The Crafts and Capitalism

    Handloom Weaving Industry in Colonial India, 1st Edition

    By Tirthankar Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive history of handloom weaving industry in India to challenge and revise the view that competition from machine-produced textiles destroyed the country’s handicrafts as claimed by historians until recently. It shows that skill-intensive handmade textiles survived the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge India

  • European Expansion and Representations of Indigenous and African Peoples

    A Distorted Vision, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Gallup-Díaz

    This book contains a bold, multifaceted interpretation of early English imperial actions by examining the ways in which English empire-builders and travellers interacted with Indigenous and African peoples during the long process of colonization in the Americas. Ignacio Gallup-Díaz argues that…

    Paperback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1755-1845

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Thompson, Katrina O'Loughlin, Éadaoin Agnew, Betty Hagglund

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

  • Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1845

    Volume I: Jemima Kindersley, Letters from the Island of Teneriffe, Brazil, the Cape of Good Hope and the East Indies (1777); and Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in India (1812), 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Thompson

    The ‘memsahibs’ of the British Raj in India are well-known figures today, frequently depicted in fiction, TV and film. In recent years, they have also become the focus of extensive scholarship. Less familiar to both academics and the general public, however, are the eighteenth- and early…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Chawton House Library: Women’s Travel Writings

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