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  1. National Poetry, Empires and War

    By David Aberbach

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Nationalism has given the world a genre of poetry bright with ideals of justice, freedom and the brotherhood of man, but also, at times, burning with humiliation and grievance, hatred and lust for revenge, driving human kind, as the Austrian poet Grillparzer put it, ‘From humanity via nationality...

    Published December 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Performing Identities

    Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Performing Identities brings together essays by scholars, artists and activists engaged in understanding and conserving rapidly disappearing local knowledge forms of indigenous communities across continents. It depicts the imaginative transactions evident in the interface of identity and cultural...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews

    By I. Izzet Bahar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power, 2. The fate of Jews of Turkish origin in German-controlled France during WWII, 3. The...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Atlantic World

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Adrian Leonard, William O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    As the meeting point between Europe, colonial America, and Africa, the history of the Atlantic world is a constantly shifting arena, but one which has been a focus of huge and vibrant debate for many years. In over thirty chapters, all written by experts in the field, The Atlantic World takes up...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Peter Lorge

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West,...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    By Hill Gates

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History

    From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover

    Edited by Kai Filipiak

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    Modern studies of civil--military relations recognise that the military is separate from civil society, with its own norms and values, principles of organization, and regulations. Key issues of concern include the means by which – and the extent to which – the civil power controls the military; and...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    3rd Edition

    By Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze

    This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible and seamless account of the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge