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  • Early Medieval Europe 300-1050

    A Guide for Studying and Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By David Rollason

    Early Medieval Europe 300-1050 provides students with the conceptual and methodological tools to investigate this complex period. David Rollason identifies the major research questions and historiographical debates and offers guidance on how to engage with and evaluate the major documentary sources…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 

  • A History of Architecture and Trade

    Edited by Patrick Haughey

    A History of Architecture and Trade draws together essays from an international roster of distinguished and emerging scholars to critically examine the important role architecture and urbanism played in the past five hundred years of global trading, moving away from a conventional Western narrative…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Routledge Revivals: Pre-Capitalist Modes of Production (1975)

    By (Roys Paul Q Hirst Dec'D), Barry Hindess

    First published in 1975, this book investigates the various pre-capitalist modes of production briefly indicated in the works of Marx and Engels, and gives an examination of the conditions of the transition from one mode of production to another. The fundamental concepts used in these…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 

  • Divina Moneta

    Coins in Religion and Ritual

    Edited by Nanouschka Myrberg Burström, Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson

    This edited collection analyzes the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the "material turn" with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America

    By Jon Jonakin

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration From Latin America provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the era of liberalization in Latin America, focusing in particular on labor markets and emigration from the region. Starting in 1980, liberalization in Latin America was expected to improve…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Early Modern East Asia

    War, Commerce and Cultural Exchange

    Edited by Kenneth M. Swope, Tonio Andrade

    This book presents exciting new research on early modern East Asia, exploring maritime connections, technological dissemination, military conflict, and the often-unforeseen consequences of missionary efforts. It demonstrates the benefits of a global history approach, outlining the complex…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20 
    Asian States and Empires

  • Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300-1850

    Edited by Simon Middleton, James E. Shaw

    Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300-1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through to the modern era.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 

  • Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. Loan out their resources to merchants: make yourself a pariah to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle, bringing…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Oil and the Economy of Russia

    From the Late-Tsarist to the Post-Soviet Period

    By Nat Moser

    This book examines the development of the Russian economy from tsarist times to the present through the lens of the oil industry. It considers the role of the state, business-state relations, foreign participation, enterprise performance and technology. Besides providing much rich detail on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Lead Manufacturing in Britain

    A History

    By D. J. Rowe

    Originally published in 1983. Extensive research into the archives of the lead industry has culminated in this comprehensive and fascinating account of the industry from the earliest times to the 1980’s. It traces the origins of the various types of lead manufacturing and the nineteenth-century…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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