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  • Women, Reading, and the Cultural Politics of Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Edith Snook

    A study of the representation of reading in early modern Englishwomen's writing, this book exists at the intersection of textual criticism and cultural history. It looks at depictions of reading in women's printed devotional works, maternal advice books, poetry, and fiction, as well as manuscripts,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nuremberg

    Saint and the City, 1st Edition

    By Anne Simon

    Katherine of Alexandria was a major object of devotion within medieval Europe, ranking second only to the Virgin Mary in the canon of female saints. Yet despite her undoubted importance, relatively little is known about the significance and function of her cult within the German-speaking…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10

  • Craft Guilds in the Early Modern Low Countries

    Work, Power, and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Catharina Lis, Hugo Soly

    Edited by Maarten Prak

    In the half millennium of their existence, guilds in the Low Countries played a highly significant role in shaping the societies of which they were a part. One key aspect that has been identified in recent historical research to explain the survival of the guilds for such a long time is the guilds'…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06

  • The Making of Modern Greece

    Nationalism, Romanticism, and the Uses of the Past (1797–1896), 1st Edition

    By David Ricks

    Edited by Roderick Beaton

    Every Greek and every friend of the country knows the date 1821, when the banner of revolution was raised against the empire of the Ottoman Turks, and the story of 'Modern Greece' is usually said to begin. Less well known, but of even greater importance, was the international recognition given to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06

  • The Extreme Right in Interwar France

    The Faisceau and the Croix de Feu, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Kalman

    Historians of the French extreme right frequently denote the existence of a strong xenophobic and nationalist tradition dating from the 1880s, a perpetual anti-republicanism which pervaded twentieth-century political discourse. Much attention is habitually paid to the interwar era, deemed the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06

  • United States - Africa Security Relations

    Terrorism, Regional Security and National Interests, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelechi A. Kalu, George Klay Kieh

    United States-Africa relations have experienced four major cycles. The first cycle was during the Cold War(1960-1990). During this period, the U.S. developed a one-sided relationship with various African states in which the latter served as "foot soldiers" for the U.S. in its competition with the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Michael Oakeshott and the Cambridge School on the History of Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Martyn P. Thompson

    This book is a critique of Cambridge School Historical Contextualism as the currently dominant mode of history of political thought, drawing upon Michael Oakeshott’s analysis of the logic of historical enquiry. While acknowledging that the early Cambridge School work represented a considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04

  • The White Terror

    Antisemitic and Political Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921, 1st Edition

    By Béla Bodó

    The White Terror was a movement of right-wing militias that for two years actively tracked down, tortured, and murdered members of the Jewish community, as well as former supporters of the short-lived Council Republic in the years following World War I. It can be argued that this example of a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question: How can we organize society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Post-Truth, Philosophy and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Condello, Tiziana Andina

    In the wake of Brexit and Trump, the debate surrounding post-truth fills the newspapers and is at the center of the public debate. Democratic institutions and the rule of law have always been constructed and legitimized by discourses of truth. And so the issue of "post-truth" or "fake truth" can be…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28
    Law and Politics

  • Challenges to Political Decision-making

    Dealing with Information Overload, Ignorance and Contested Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hubert Heinelt

    This book analyses the ability of individuals to create meaning through communicative interaction and of what seems to constrain and enable actors in taking collectively binding political decisions. The book examines why, in some contexts, individuals consider something as evident and relevant for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Intellectual Collaboration with the Third Reich

    Treason or Reason?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Björkman, Patrik Lundell, Sven Widmalm

    The book investigates the rather neglected "intellectual" collaboration between National Socialist Germany and other countries, including views on knowledge and politics among "pro-German" intellectuals, using a comparative approach. These moves were shaped by the Nazi system, which viewed…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

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