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  1. Kyongju

    The Capital of Golden Silla

    By Sarah Milledge Nelson

    Series: Cities of the Ancient World

    Kyongju was the capital of the Kingdom of Silla in Korea, from about the fourth century to the tenth century. The city grew from a loose confederation of villages called Saro, to become the capital of most of the Korean peninsula. The Silla aristocracy accepted Buddhism from China, and became one...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Development of the American Presidency

    2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Ellis

    A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding beyond the current...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Minor Knowledge and Microhistory

    Manuscript Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    By Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon, Davíð Ólafsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book outlines features of the history of education and communication during the long nineteenth century in Europe, examining how the existence of manuscript exchange as a sociocultural network questions the traditional view of the development of literacy, education, and communication. Formal...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India

    Ahmedabad 1900-2000

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ireland in the World

    Comparative, Transnational, and Personal Perspectives

    Edited by Angela McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This international edited book collection of ten original contributions from established and emerging scholars explores aspects of Ireland’s place in the world since the 1780s. It imaginatively blends comparative, transnational, and personal perspectives to examine migration in a range of diverse...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Mao's Road to Power

    Revolutionary Writings: Volume VIII

    Edited by Stuart Schram, Timothy Cheek, Roderick MacFarquhar

    This eighth volume covers the period 1942 to 1945 when Mao asserted his status as the incarnation and symbol of the Chinese Revolution and the sinification of Marxism-Leninism....

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of Mercantilism

    By Lars Magnusson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Since the days of Adam Smith, Mercantilism has been a hotly debated issue. Condemned at the end of the 18th century as a "false" system of economic thinking and political practice, it has returned paradoxically to the forefront in regard to issues such as the creation of economic growth in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Shell Shock to PTSD

    Military Psychiatry from 1900 to the Gulf War

    By Edgar Jones, Simon Wessely

    The application of psychiatry to war and terrorism is highly topical and a source of intense media interest. Shell Shock to PTSD explores the central issues involved in maintaining the mental health of the armed forces and treating those who succumb to the intense stress of combat. Drawing on...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press