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  1. From Windhoek to Auschwitz

    On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust

    By Jürgen Zimmerer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Forty years prior to the Holocaust, German colonial troops in German Southwest Africa (known today as Namibia) murdered up to 80000 Herero and 20000 Nama, and caused many more thousands to perish in the desert and as slave laborers in concentration camps. During the last decade,...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ordinary Places/Extraordinary Events

    Citizenship, Democracy and Public Space in Latin America

    By Clara Irazábal

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    This book reveals the recent urban history of ten major Latin American cities – Mexico City, Havana, Santo Domingo, Caracas, Bogotá, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Santiago, and Buenos Aires – through studies of their public spaces and the events that have taken place there. The case studies...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. National Identities in Soviet Historiography

    The Rise of Nations under Stalin

    By Harun Yilmaz

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Under Stalin’s totalitarian leadership of the USSR, Soviet national identities with historical narratives were constructed. These constructions envisaged how nationalities should see their imaginary common past, and millions of people defined themselves according to them. This book explains how and...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Guidebook to Einstein's Relativity

    By James Trefil

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Albert Einstein, one of the most prolific scientists of the twentieth century, developed the theory of relativity which was crucial for the advancement of modern physics. Young Einstein identified a paradox between Newtonian Mechanics and Maxwell’s equations which pointed to a flawed understanding...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers

    Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Antifascism After Hitler

    East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989

    By Catherine Plum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Antifascism After Hitler investigates the antifascist stories, memory sites and youth reception that were critical to the success of political education in East German schools and extracurricular activities. As the German Democratic Republic (GDR) promoted national identity and socialist...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border

    Karafuto / Sakhalin

    Edited by Svetlana Paichadze, Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, its Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. Then in the wake of the...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge