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  1. Cricket in Colonial India 1780 – 1947

    By Boria Majumdar

    This is an exacting social history of Indian cricket between 1780 and 1947. It considers cricket as a derivative sport, creatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs, fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations. Majumdar argues that cricket was a means to...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Combat Stress Injury

    Theory, Research, and Management

    Edited by William Nash

    Combat Stress Injury represents a definitive collection of the most current theory, research, and practice in the area of combat and operational stress management, edited by two experts in the field. In this book, Charles Figley and Bill Nash have assembled a wide-ranging group of authors (military...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking the Red Scare

    The Lusk Committee and New York's Crusade Against Radicalism, 1919-1923

    By Todd J. Pfannestiel

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Francoist Military Trials

    Terror and Complicity,1939-1945

    By Peter Anderson

    In Spain between 1936-1945, the Franco regime carried out one Europe’s more brutal but less remembered programs of mass repression. Many were murdered by the regime’s death squads, and in some areas Francoists also subjected up to 15% of the population to summary military trials. Here many suffered...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Restoration and History

    The Search for a Usable Environmental Past

    Edited by Marcus Hall

    Once a forest has been destroyed, should one plant a new forest to emulate the old, or else plant designer forests to satisfy our immediate needs? Should we aim to re-create forests, or simply create them? How does the past shed light on our environmental efforts, and how does the present influence...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. German Colonialism and National Identity

    Edited by Michael Perraudin, Juergen Zimmerer

    German colonialism is a thriving field of study. From North America to Japan, within Germany, Austria and Switzerland, scholars are increasingly applying post-colonial questions and methods to the study of Germany and its culture. However, no introduction on this emerging field of study has...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

    African American Reform Rhetoric and the Rise of a Modern Nation State

    By Michael Stancliff

    A prominent early feminist, abolitionist, and civil rights advocate, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper wrote and spoke across genres and reform platforms during the turbulent second half of the nineteenth century. Her invention of a new commonplace language of moral character drew on the persuasive and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Health and Medicine in the circum-Caribbean, 1800–1968

    Edited by Juanita De Barros, Steven Palmer

    Health and medicine in colonial environments is one of the newest areas in the history of medicine, but one in which the Caribbean is conspicuously absent. Yet the complex and fascinating history of the Caribbean, borne of the ways European colonialism combined with slavery, indentureship, migrant...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge