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  • The Romantic Idea of the Golden Age in Friedrich Schlegel's Philosophy of History

    By Asko Nivala

    The nineteenth-century Romantic understanding of history is often confused with the longing for the past Golden Age. In this book, the Romantic idea of Golden Age is seen from a new angle by discussing it in the context of Friedrich Schlegel’s works. Interestingly, Schlegel argued that…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • The Routledge Handbook of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The study of the American South is still growing, evolving, and deepening as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have come together with sociologists, musicologists, geographers, and others to broaden the ways in which we study the American South. Rather than just a rehashing of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Commemorative Spaces of the First World War

    Historical Geographies at the Centenary

    Edited by James Wallis, David Harvey

    This is the first book to bring together an interdisciplinary, theoretically engaged and global perspective on the First World War through the lens of historical geography. Seeking to move away from military history and memory studies, contributors explore conceptual contributions of geography to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Women in International and Universal Exhibitions, 1876-1937

    Edited by Rebecca Rogers, Myriam Boussahba-Bravard

    This volume explores the roles and experiences of women in world’s fairs and other international exhibitions from the mid-nineteenth century to World War II, investigating the ways women from all over the world participated and how their achievements were represented, talked about and remembered.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Claiming the City and Contesting the State

    Squatting, Community Formation and Democratization in Spain, (1955–1986)

    By Inbal Ofer

    The present book analyzes the relationship between internal migration, urbanization and democratization in Spain during the period of General Francisco Franco's dictatorship (1939-1975) and Spain's transition to democracy (1975-1982). Specifically, the book explores the production and management of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

  • Oral History and Australian Generations

    Edited by Katie Holmes, Alistair Thomson

    From 2011 to 2014 the Australian Generations Oral History Project recorded 300 interviews with Australians born between 1920 and 1989. The contributions to this book, a result of this project, reflect on the practice of oral history and how interviews can illuminate Australian social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume III

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume II

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume I

    Edited by Chiyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • Selections from ?ub? al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Chief Clerk of the Mamluk Court

    Egypt: Centers of Government and Regulations of the Kingdom, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

    Edited by Tarek Galal Abdelhamid, Heba Altoudy

    Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandi is a chancery clerk manual completed in 1412AD. For the first time, sections on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt has been translated into English to shine new light on the medieval period and making it a vital source of information. The text provides valuable insight into…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Mass and Elite in the Greek and Roman Worlds

    From Sparta to Late Antiquity

    Edited by Richard Evans

    The discussion in this volume offers an analysis of the defining roles of mass and elite elements in Greek and Roman society, and in their socio-political, economic, military and religious contexts. This interaction, whether it was in terms of conflict or in cooperation between the mass – the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge

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