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  • Understanding Cuba as a Nation

    From European Settlement to Global Revolutionary Mission

    By Rafael E. Tarragó

    Since 1959, the government of the Caribbean island of Cuba, 90 miles away from the United States of America, has defied its powerful neighbor. The story of the improbable survival of the Cuban Revolutionary Government in its struggle against the most powerful country in the world has kept…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Debating U.S.-Cuban Relations

    How Should We Now Play Ball?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jorge I. Dominguez, Rafael Hernandez, Lorena G. Barberia

    The boundary between Cuba and United States has become more and more porous, as have those with Latin America and the Caribbean. Never in the past half-century has Cuba’s leadership or its social and political fabric been so exposed to the influence of the outside world. In this book, an all-star…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Contemporary Inter-American Relations

  • The Age of Reformation

    The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603, 2nd Edition

    By Alec Ryrie

    The Age of Reformation charts how religion, politics and social change were always intimately interlinked in the sixteenth century, from the murderous politics of the Tudor court to the building and fragmentation of new religious and social identities in the parishes. In this book, Alec Ryrie…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

  • James VI and Noble Power in Scotland 1578-1603

    Edited by Miles Kerr-Peterson, Steven J. Reid

    James VI and Noble Power in Scotland explores how Scotland was governed in the late sixteenth century by examining the dynamic between King James and his nobles from the end of his formal minority in 1578 until his accession to the English throne in 1603. The collection assesses James’…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Africa in Black Liberation Activism

    Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney

    By Tunde Adeleke

    This book revisits and analyzes three of the most accomplished twentieth century Black Diaspora activists: Malcolm X (1925–1965), Stokely Carmichael (1941–1998) and Walter Rodney (1942–1980). All three began their careers in the Diaspora and later turned toward Africa. This became the foundation…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge African Studies

  • Early Modern Emotions

    An Introduction

    Edited by Susan Broomhall

    Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in the early modern period, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly. The volume is divided into four…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Early Modern Themes

  • Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

    An Extract from Ibn Fa?l Allah Al-‘Umari's Masalik Al-Ab?ar Fi Mamalik Al-Am?ar

    By D.S. Richards

    Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umari’s Masalik al-absar, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fascinating snapshot of the physical and administrative…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 

  • Stalin

    From the Caucasus to the Kremlin

    By C J Read

    This new biography of Stalin offers an accessible and up-to-date representation of one of the twentieth century’s defining figures, as well as new insights, analysis and illumination to deepen our understanding of his actions, intentions, and the nature of the power that he wielded. Christopher…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1815

    A Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Francis D. Cogliano

    Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring Republic. Centering the narrative on the politics…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 

  • Trailblazing African American Public Administrators

    By Beverly C. Edmond, Ron W. Finnell

    The field of public administration holds social equity and inclusiveness as a core administrative value, but African American voices in the discourse about the theory and practice of public administration have been ignored all too often. This book is the first to formally chronicle the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)

    or India in Transition

    By Henry Cotton

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 

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