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New and Published Books

  1. Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears

    By Larissa Sandy

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. South-East Europe in Evolution

    Edited by Hardy Hanappi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    Recent developments in the global economy, such as the Greek budget crisis, have led to new focus on the role of Europe, and in particular on the countries in Europe’s south-eastern region. This new volume from a global set of contributors explores south-east Europe’s present and future direction,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Some Early and Later Houses of Pity (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Morrison Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    From around the eleventh century until the Reformation, a close connection between the Church and hospitals was formed as they became a refuge for the ill, ostracised and poor. First published in 1926, John Morrison Hobson presents a fascinating survey of the hospitals and almshouses found...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Towards International Government (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1915, Towards International Government considers the consequences of war for global diplomacy and the alliance system. Hobson argues that, to reduce armaments and the possibility of another world war, an organisational structure of international government must be put into place....

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Problems of a New World (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, Problems of a New World deals with the economic and political issues that arose from the First World War. The first three parts of the study consider the world before the war, and the interests, purposes and ideals which influenced the national psyche during the years which...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Writings on Imperialism and Internationalism (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    J. A. Hobson’s Imperialism: A Study, first written in 1902, was undoubtedly his most prolific work. Yet he wrote frequently about the topic of imperialism of the course of his career, and a number of his articles are included in this collection, first published in 1992. Exploring areas such as the...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Germany, France, Russia and Islam (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heinrich Von Treitschke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Heinrich Von Treitschke was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. In Germany, France, Russia and Islam, he considers European diplomatic relations from the patriotic perspective of imperial Germany, in particular examining Germany’s relationship to Turkey...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Women and Children First (Routledge Revivals)

    International Maternal and Infant Welfare, 1870-1945

    Edited by Valerie Fildes, Lara Marks, Hilary Marland

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book explores the efforts to counteract the high maternal and infant death rates present between the end of the nineteenth century and the Second World War. It looks at the problem in five different continents and shows the varying approaches used by the governments,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond

    By Jefferson Adams

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A History of Global Consumption

    1500 - 1800

    By Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

    In A History of Global Consumption: 1500 – 1800, Ina Baghdiantz McCabe examines the history of consumption throughout the early modern period using a combination of chronological and thematic discussion, taking a comprehensive and wide-reaching view of a subject that has long been on the historical...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge