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  • The Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Methods and Applications

    Unlocking the UK 2011 Census

    Edited by John Stillwell

    The collection of reliable and comprehensive data on the magnitude, composition and distribution of a country’s population is essential in order for governments to provide services, administer effectively and guide a country’s development. The primary source of basic demographic statistics is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25 
    International Population Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History

    Edited by Victor C. Xiong, Ken Hammond

    Following more than 30 years of market reform, China has become an economic powerhouse, likely to surpass the United States as the world’s largest economy in the not so distant future. The resurgence of China has generated much interest not only in the present conditions of that country, but also…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

    Edited by Ilan Kelman, Jessica Mercer, JC Gaillard

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement and reflection on bringing the two sectors together. This long-awaited and welcomed volume…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The World of Colonial America

    An Atlantic Handbook

    Edited by Ignacio Gallup-Diaz

    The World of Colonial America: An Atlantic Handbook offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of cutting-edge research into the communities, cultures, and colonies that comprised colonial America, with a focus upon the processes through which communities were created, destroyed, and re-created…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Routledge History Handbook of the American South

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse

    The study of the American South is still growing, evolving, and deepening as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have come together with sociologists, musicologists, geographers, and others to broaden the ways in which we study the American South. Rather than just a rehashing of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 

  • The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Worlds

  • The World of Indigenous North America

    Edited by Robert Warrior

    The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being

    Shaping a sustainable and healthy future

    Edited by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant

    Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot be solved solely by medicines but also by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography

    Edited by Alexander J. Kent, Peter Vujakovic

    The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography provides a ground-breaking and comprehensive reference point for research and practice situated within an international and multi-disciplinary context. It offers critical reviews and appraisals of the current state of the art, science and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 

  • The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America

    Edited by Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America provides an important overview of the main themes within the study of the long nineteenth century in American History. By broadly incorporating the latest research to give an up-to-date overview of the whole era, the book explores the major…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge Histories

  • The Routledge History of Latin American Culture

    Edited by Carlos Salomon

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the 20th century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of resistance, the effects of Eurocentrism, and the process of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01
    Routledge Histories

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