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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. The Science of War

    Back to First Principles

    Edited by Brian Holden-Reid

    Forty years of confrontation in Europe have produced a complex set of conditioned reflexes in western military thinking. With the ending of the Warsaw pact, planning and analysis specialists have had to look again at the basic principles of war: there is no sure ground any more. The analysis of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Haters, Baiters and Would-Be Dictators

    Anti-Semitism and the UK Far-Right

    By Nick Toczek

    Anti-Semitism has been a persistent feature of far-right movements in the UK. In this groundbreaking study, acclaimed author Nick Toczek, traces the history of anti-Jewish prejudice from its origins within the Britons society through the fascist groups of the 1930s to its post war manifestations in...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge