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  1. The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Living the Death of Democracy in Spain

    The Civil War and Its Aftermath

    Edited by Susana Belenguer, Ciaran Cosgrove, James Whiston

    This volume brings together new interdisciplinary perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, its victims, its contentious ending, and its aftermath. In exploring the slow demise of the Spanish Republic and the course of the Civil War, the authors have chosen to range in turn over cinematic, literary...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwan

    By Bi-yu Chang

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity...

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Economies under Occupation

    The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II

    By Marcel Boldorf, Tetsuji Okazaki

    Nazi Germany and Japan occupied huge areas at least for some period during World War II, and those territories became integral parts of their war economies. The book focuses on the policies of World War II aggressors in occupied countries. The unbalanced economic and financial relations were...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Trafficking Women in Korea

    Filipina migrant entertainers

    By Sallie Yea

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Latin American Democracy

    Emerging Reality or Endangered Species?, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard L. Millett, Jennifer S. Holmes, Orlando J. Pérez

    More than thirty years have passed since Latin America began the arduous task of transitioning from military-led rule to democracy. In this time, more countries have moved toward the institutional bases of democracy than at any time in the region’s history. Nearly all countries have held free,...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism

    Edited by Hannah Ewence, Helen Spurling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Childhood in Ancient Athens

    Iconography and Social History

    By Lesley A. Beaumont

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Childhood in Ancient Athens offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state, thereby illuminating a significant social group largely ignored by most ancient and modern authors alike. It concentrates not only on the child's own experience, but also examines the...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ayahs, Lascars and Princes

    The Story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947

    By Rozina Visram

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Film and the American Presidency

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge