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  1. The World of Indigenous North America

    Edited by Robert Warrior

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature,...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Godfrey, Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Alphabet to Internet

    Media in Our Lives, 3rd Edition

    By Irving Fang

    What Greek philosopher thought writing would harm a student’s memory? Was the poet Byron’s daughter the first computer programmer? Who plays more video games, women over 18 or teenage boys? In Alphabet to Internet: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang looks at each medium of communication through the...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Military Occupations in First World War Europe

    Edited by Sophie De Schaepdrijver

    Our view of the First World War is dominated by the twin images of the fronts and the home fronts, yet the war also generated a third type of ‘front’, that of military occupation. Vast areas of Europe experienced the war under a military regime and this book deals with the occupations by the German...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Performing the Self

    Women's Lives in Historical Perspective

    Edited by Katie Barclay, Sarah Richardson

    That the self is ‘performed’, created through action rather than having a prior existence, has been an important methodological intervention in our understanding of human experience. It has been particularly significant for studies of gender, helping to destabilise models of selfhood where women...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The American History Highway: A Guide to Internet Resources on U.S., Canadian, and Latin American History

    A Guide to Internet Resources on U.S., Canadian, and Latin American History

    By Dennis A. Trinkle, Scott A. Merriman

    This brand new addition to the acclaimed "History Highway" series is essential for anyone conducting historical research on North, Central, or South America. Complete with a CD with live links to sites, it directs users to the best and broadest, most current information on U.S., Canadian, and Latin...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

    By Wojciech Roszkowski, Jan Kofman, Jan Kofman

    Drawing on newly accessible archives as well as memoirs and other sources, this biographical dictionary documents the lives of some two thousand notable figures in twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe. A unique compendium of information that is not currently available in any other single...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: Antiquity Through Sui, 1600 B.C.E. - 618 C.E

    By Lily Xiao Hong Lee, A.D. Stefanowska, Sue Wiles

    This new volume of the "Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women" spans more than 2,000 years from antiquity to the early seventh century. It recovers the stories of more than 200 women, nearly all of them unknown in the West. The contributors have sifted carefully through the available sources,...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Course in Russian History: The Time of Catherine the Great

    By Vasili O. Kliuchevsky, Marshall S. Shatz

    In this newly-translated excerpt from his five-volume "Course", Kliuchevsky (1841-1911) provides a colourful description of Russian court life in the 18th century, a dramatic narrative of the coup d'etat that brought Catherine II to power, a portrait of the empress herself, and an analysis of her...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge