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  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 

  • Introducing International Relations

    By Paul Sharp

    This exciting new textbook provides an accessible and lively introduction to international relations for students encountering the subject for the first time. Presenting complex ideas, concepts and arguments in a straightforward and conversational way, the textbook explains international relations…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 

  • Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • An Urban History of The Plague

    Socio-Economic, Political & Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500-1650

    By Karen Jillings

    As a medical, economic, spiritual and demographic crisis, plague affected practically every aspect of an early modern community whether on a local, regional or national scale. Its study therefore affords opportunities for the reassessment of many aspects of the pre-modern world. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Early Medieval Europe 300–1050

    A Guide for Studying and Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By David Rollason

    Early Medieval Europe 300-1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching empowers students by providing them with the conceptual and methodological tools to investigate the period. Throughout the book, major research questions and historiographical debates are identified and guidance is given on how to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06 

  • Gladstone

    By Erich Eyck

    Originally published in 1966 and translated by Bernard Miall, Gladstone traces William Gladstone’s career from his election to Parliament in 1832, to his funeral in Westminster Abbey. The book portrays Gladstone as a firm adherent of Toryism and it describes his relations with Peel and Palmerston,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-04 
    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

  • Law and Asylum

    Space, Subject, Resistance

    By Simon Behrman

    In contrast to the claim that refugee law has been key in guaranteeing a space of protection for refugees, this book argues that law has been instrumental in eliminating spaces of protection, not just from one’s persecutors, but also from the grasp of sovereign power. By uncovering certain…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Law and Migration

  • Foreign Policy of Colonial India


    By Sneh Mahajan

    A country’s foreign policy is designed to promote self-interest strategies, to safeguard its national interests, and to achieve its goals within the international milieu. It is shaped by major assumptions, spoken and unspoken, of its policy makers as well as by civil society formed over the years.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Contemporary Trotskyism

    Parties, Sects and Social Movements in Britain

    By John Kelly

    Almost eighty years after Leon Trotsky founded the Fourth International: the World Party of Socialist Revolution, there are now Trotskyist organizations in 57 countries, including most of Western Europe and Latin America. Contemporary Trotskyism looks in detail at the influence, structure and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • The Forging of the Modern State

    Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870, 4th Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    In this classic history of Britain, Eric Evans surveys a period in which Britain was transformed into the world’s first industrial nation, while the foundations of the largest empire the world had seen were also being securely laid. This was an era of unprecedented political crisis, economic…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

    Edited by Olaf Kaltmeier, Josef Raab, Mike Foley, Alice Nash, Stefan Rinke, Mario Rufer

     The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas explores the history of the Americas, placing particular emphasis on collective and intertwined experiences. This volume considers the shared histories and dynamics of Inter-American relationships through pre-Hispanic empires,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 

  • Frederick Douglass in Ireland

    In His Own Words

    Edited by Christine Kinealy

    Frederick Douglass spent four months in Ireland at the end of 1845 that proved to be, in his own words, ‘transformative’. He reported that for the first time in his life he felt like a man, and not a chattel. Whilst in residence, he became a spokesperson for the abolition movement, but by the time…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05 

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