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  1. Famines in European Economic History

    The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered

    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew G. Newby

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume explores economic, social, and political dimensions of three catastrophic famines which struck mid-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Europe; the Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór ) of 1845–1850, the Finnish Famine (Suuret Nälkävuodet) of the 1860s and the Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Exemplarity and Singularity

    Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law

    Edited by Michele Lowrie, Susanne Lüdemann

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book pursues a strand in the history of thought – ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations – that uses particulars, more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history takes ancient Greece as a point of departure. But the practice of exemplarity is...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Transport Revolution 1770-1985

    By Dr Philip Bagwell, Philip Bagwell

    For the new edition of this classic book Professor Bagwell has included an examination of transport developments since 1974 and particularly the radical changes in policy introduced by Thatcher governments since 1979. The inclusion of a large number of maps, tables and figures, and contemporary...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Framework of Operational Warfare

    By Clayton Newell

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth Century England

    By McLynn Frank

    McLynn provides the first comprehensive view of crime and its consequences in the eighteenth century: why was England notorious for violence? Why did the death penalty prove no deterrent? Was it a crude means of redistributing wealth?...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Treatment Without Consent

    Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People Since 1845

    By Phil Fennell

    Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Egypt Under Mubarak

    Edited by Roger Owen, Charles Tripp

    Egypt is one of the major powers in the Middle East. The vigour of its cultural life and the extent of its influence make it a force which cannot be ignored in the Arab world. Yet, despite the comparative confidence with which its rulers handle power, the country has a politically contradictory...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Studies in Kurdish History

    Empire, Ethnicity and Identity

    Edited by Djene Rhys Bajalan, Sara Zandi Karimi

    Recent events in the Middle East have propelled the once marginalized Kurdish community to the centre of regional and, indeed, world affairs. The growing significance of the Kurds in the politics of the Middle East has led to greater interest amongst both academics and policy makers regarding the...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge