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  • Family Firms and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe

    The Business, Bankruptcy and Resilience of the Höchstetters of Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Max Safley

    This fascinating study follows the fortunes of the Höchstetter family, merchant-manufacturers and financiers of Augsburg, Germany in the late-fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and sheds light on the economic and social history of failure and resilience in early modern Europe. Carefully…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990

    1st Edition

    By Keat Gin Ooi

    Although by about 1950 both British Borneo, including the protected sultanate of Brunei, and Indonesian Borneo seemed settled under their different regimes, and well on the way to post-war reconstruction and economic development, the upheavals which affected Southeast and East Asia during the Cold…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs

    Liber Peristephanon, 1st Edition

    By Len Krisak

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs offers an English translation, with introduction and commentary, of the Liber Peristephanon, Prudentius’ vivid collection of lyric hymns in honor of Christian martyrs. To render Prudentius’ metrically varied lines for twenty-first century readers, Len Krisak relies on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Àngel Planells’ Art and the Surrealist Canon

    1st Edition

    By Anna Vives

    Having been mistakenly perceived as a follower of Salvador Dalí, Catalan surrealist painter and writer Àngel Planells (1901-1989) has passed through the history of art practically unnoticed. Yet his work suggests an influence on a number of works by Dalí, proving that a fairer way to define their…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Ecological Investigations

    A Phenomenology of Habitat, 1st Edition

    By Adam C. Konopka

    These investigations identify and clarify some basic assumptions and methodological principles involved in ecological explanations of plant associations. How are plants geographically distributed into characteristic groups? What are the basic conditions that organize groups of interspecific plant…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills

    Empire and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Pum Khan Pau

    This book examines the British colonial expansion in the so-called ‘unadministered’ hill tracts of the Indo-Burma frontier and the change of colonial policy from non-intervention to intervention. The book begins with the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–26), which resulted in the British…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • Contesting the Origins of the First World War

    An Historiographical Argument, 1st Edition

    By Troy R E Paddock

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War challenges the Anglophone emphasis on Germany as bearing the primary responsibility in causing the conflict and instead builds upon new perspectives to reconsider the roles of the other Great Powers. Using the work of Terrance Zuber, Sean McMeekin,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • After the Long Silence

    The Theatre of Brazil’s Post-Dictatorship Generation, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Tatinge Nascimento

    After the Long Silence offers a ground-breaking, meticulously researched criticism of Brazilian contemporary performance created by its post-dictatorship generation, whose work expresses the consequences of decades of state-imposed censorship. By offering an in-depth examination of key artists…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven A. Walton

    This volume brings together a series of papers at Kalamazoo as well as some contributed papers inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Lynn White Jr.’s, Medieval Technology and Social Change (1962), a slim study which catalyzed the study of technology in the Middle Ages in the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

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