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Routledge Library Editions re-issue volumes from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many imprints associated with Routledge in the nineteenth and twentieth centurys: Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself. Focusing mainly (but not exclusively) on the Humanities and Social Sciences, Routledge Library Editions offer the individual as well as the institutional purchaser the opportunity to acquire volumes by some of the greatest thinkers and authors of the last 120 years either on a title-by-title basis or as carefully selected mini-sets or extensive ‘libraries’ of 50+ volumes.

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  1. Society and Education in England Since 1800

    Edited by P W Musgrave

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Originally published 1968, the book examines the ways in which the definitions of education held by different groups with power have changed since 1800 and traces which social institutions exercised the preponderant influence on the growth of the English educational system during the seminal...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Six Years of Hitler (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    The Jews Under the Nazi Regime

    By G Warburg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    The extent to which Jews were being actively persecuted in Germany through the 1930’s was a hotly debated issue, with many apologists downplaying the centrality of race in Nazi ideology. This book, first published in 1939, provided a clear counter argument to this position. Based on official German...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. A History of National Socialism (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Konrad Heiden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Konrad Heiden was an influential journalist and historian of the Weimar Republic and Nazi Eras. He became an early critic of National Socialism after attending a party meeting in 1920. First published in English in 1934, A History of National Socialism provides a detailed account of the growth of...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Prototractatus

    By Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, first published in 1921, has had a profound influence on modern philosophic thought. Prototractatus is a facsimile reproduction of an early version of Tractatus, only discovered in 1965. The original text has a parallel English translation and the text...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. G. D. H. Cole: Early Pamphlets & Assessment (RLE Cole)

    Edited by Noel Thompson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume of extremely rare pamphlets spans over thirty years of prolific output by G D H Cole. It encompasses the challenges of full employment and the role re-armament in achieving that, nationalizing industries, the principles of socialism and the welfare state....

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The World of Labour

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Cole saw the trade unions as being critical to progress, but to realise their role they needed to change and the issue of trade union structure therefore became fundamental. He considered in this volume that trade union structure was a central problem of the labour movement – he described British...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Self-Government in Industry

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This book represents an important stage in the development of an indigenous theory. The argument is presented with the special qualities of cogency and perception which have given the author a lasting influence within the labour movement....

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Life of William Cobbett

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume is representative of the historical works of a particular period (1923-29) when there was a hiatus in the output of Cole the theoretician. It is an extraordinary contribution to labour history and is among the finest of his historical works. ...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Next Ten Years

    By G D. H. Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume was Cole's first major work of political economy in almost a decade and it effectively positioned him as a mainstream Fabian who sought to stabilize capitalism before progressing socialism by essentially statist means. Influenced by J A Hobson and Maynard Keynes the imperative for Cole...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Practical Economics

    By G D H Cole

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This volume compares the planning of economic conditions under the very different political systems of Soviet Russia, Fascist Germany and Italy and Democratic America, with some discussion of partial economic planning in Great Britain. It includes a broad survey of the successive phases of the Five...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

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