Diplomatic History Products

  • The Royal Demesne in English History

    The Crown Estate in the Governance of the Realm From the Consquest to 1509, 1st Edition

    By B.P. Wolffe

    Originally published in 1971, The Royal Demesne in English History shows how Norman and Angevin kings were able to regard the whole of their English kingdom as their royal demesne in the continental medieval sense. The book argues that only through the later loss of their continental possessions…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Routledge History of Monarchy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Woodacre, Lucinda H.S. Dean, Chris Jones, Zita Rohr, Russell Martin

    The Routledge History of Monarchy draws together current research across the field of royal studies, providing a rich understanding of the history of monarchy from a variety of geographical, cultural and temporal contexts. Divided into four parts, this book presents a wide range of case studies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Histories

  • Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928

    1st Edition

    By Matthew McCormack

    Citizenship and Gender in Britain, 1688-1928 explores the history of citizenship in Britain during a period when admission to the political community was commonly thought about in terms of gender. Between the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and the Equal Franchise Act of 1928, the key question in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-19 

  • Visions and Ideas of Europe during the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Vermeiren, Matthew D'Auria

    Given the destruction and suffering caused by more than four years of industrialised warfare and economic hardship, scholars have tended to focus on the nationalism and hatred in the belligerent countries, holding that it led to a fundamental rupture of any sense of European commonality and unity.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Ideas beyond Borders

  • Castro and Franco

    The Backstage of Cold War Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    By Haruko Hosoda

    Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Spain’s Francisco Franco were two men with very similar backgrounds, but very different political ideologies. Both received a catholic education and had strong connections to the Galicia region of Spain. Both were familiar with guerrilla tactics and came to power through…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Strange Allies

    Britain, France and the Dilemmas of Disarmament and Security, 1929-1933, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Webster

    Allies of Yesterday examines three intersecting themes of fundamental importance to the international history of the period between the two world wars. First and most broadly, it is a study of the international history of the pivotal years between the onset of the Depression in late 1929 and the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics

    South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965, 1st Edition

    By Lazlo Passemiers

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics argues that as much as the ‘Congo crisis’ (1960-1965) was a Cold War battleground, so too was it a battleground for Southern Africa’s decolonisation. This book provides a transnational history of African decolonisation, apartheid diplomacy, and Southern…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Lomas, Christopher John Murphy

    Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies provides a global introduction to the role of intelligence – a key, but sometimes controversial, aspect of ensuring national security. Separating fact from fiction, the book draws on past examples to explore the use and misuse of intelligence,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Seminar Studies

  • Private Correspondence between Sir Harry Parkes and Edmund Hammond, 1865-1868

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Morton

      This is a new series which publishes for the first time the correspondences of Sir Harry Smith Parkes (1828 – 1885) the second British Minister of Japan, and includes the complete transcriptions of his ‘private’ letters to and from Edmund Hammond, permanent Under-Secretary of State for…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Edition Synapse
    Official and Unofficial British Attitudes to Japan, 1865-1883

  • Modern Diplomacy

    5th Edition

    By R. P. Barston

    Contemporary, thoughtful and extensively illustrated, Modern Diplomacy examines a broad range of current diplomatic practice. This leading and widely used book - now in its fifth edition - equips students with a detailed analysis of important international issues that reflect and impact upon…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18

  • Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik

    The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948, 1st Edition

    By Daphna Sharfman

    This book presents a multidimensional case study of international human rights in the immediate post-Second World War period, and the way in which complex refugee problems created by the war were often in direct competition with strategic interests and national sovereignty. The case study is the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Social Closure and International Society

    Status Groups from the Family of Civilised Nations to the G20, 1st Edition

    By Tristen Naylor

    Laying the foundations of a theory of ‘international social closure’ this book examines how actors compete for a seat at the table in the management of international society and how that competition stratifies the international domain. In a broad historical survey from the ‘Family of Civilised…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Global Governance

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