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New and Published Books

  1. The Essential Trotsky (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Lenin died and the Russian Revolution began to devour its leaders, Trotsky survived longer than most as an exile in Mexico, until his assassination in 1940. The Essential Trotsky, first published in 1963, demonstrates the significance of this innovative and radical thinker’s contribution to...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Real Situation in Russia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Real Situation in Russia, first published in 1928, contains three of Trotsky’s harshest rebuttals of Stalin’s takeover of the Russian Revolution following the death of Lenin. The first part contains a defence of the ‘Opposition Platform’ against the Stalinist denunciation; the second details...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Defence of Terrorism (Routledge Revivals)

    Terrorism and Communism

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Defence of Terrorism, originally written in 1920 on a military train during the Russian Civil War, represents one of Trotsky’s most wide-ranging and original contributions to the debates that dominated the 1920s and ‘30s. Trotsky’s intention is "far away from any thought of defending terrorism...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Communism and Development (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Bideleux

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this book provides a comprehensive reappraisal of the diverse Communist development strategies that shaped the twentieth century. Robert Bideleux emphasises the appalling human and economic costs of the most widely adopted ‘Stalinist’ strategies of forced industrialisation...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Regions and Designed Landscapes in Georgian England

    By Sarah Spooner

    Series: Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

    Garden design evolved hugely during the Georgian period – as symbols of wealth and stature, the landed aristocracy had been using gardens for decades. Yet during the eighteenth century, society began to homogenise, and the urban elite also started demanding landscapes that would reflect their...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic

    A Dark Epilogue

    By Niall Johnson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Between August 1918 and March 1919 a flu pandemic spread across the globe and in just under a year 40 million people had died from the virus worldwide. This is the first book to provide a total history and seriously analyze the British experiences during that time.The book provides the most...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Companion to British History

    By Charles Arnold-Baker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this comprehensive guide to the history of Britain and its peoples will be indispensable reading for the general enthusiast, as well as students. It is packed full of fascinating detail on everything from Hadrian’s Wall to the Black Death to Tony Blair. The book was...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500

    Edited by Glenda Sluga, Carolyn James

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500 explores the role of women as agents of diplomacy in the trans-Atlantic world since the early modern age. Despite increasing evidence of their involvement in political life across the centuries, the core historical narrative of international...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The History of Sexuality

    Edited by Anna Clark, Elizabeth Williams

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The history of sexuality has progressed from its earlier marginal status to a central place in historiography. Not only are its foci of research intriguing, but the field has initiated important theoretical advances for the discipline as a whole, especially through the work of Michel Foucault. ...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge