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  1. Women and the Reinvention of the Political

    Feminism in Italy, 1968-1983

    By Maud Anne Bracke

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This is the first in-depth study of the feminist movement that swept Italy during the "long 1970s" (1968-1983), and one of the first to use a combination of oral history interviews and newly-released archive sources to analyze the origins, themes, practices and impacts of "second-wave" feminism....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Kilimanjaro and Its People

    A History of Wachagga, their Laws, Customs and Legends, Together with Some

    By Charles Dundas

    First published in 1924, this account was written by a Senior Commissioner of the Tanganyika Territory....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. English Local Prisons, 1860-1900

    Next Only to Death

    By Sean McConville, Professor Sean Mcconville

    The local prisons of the latter half of the nineteenth century refined systems of punishment so harsh that one judge considered the maximum penalty of two years local imprisonment to be the most severe punishment known to English law: "next only to death". This work examines how private perceptions...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Garenganze or Seven Years Pioneer Mission Work in Central Africa

    By Frederick Stanley Arnot

    Frederich Stanley Arnot was among the first of the Plymouth Brethren to take the gospel to Africa in the late 19th-century missionary expansion across the Kalahari desert, opening Protestant missions in Barotseland, Angola and Katanga in the 1880s....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. West African Studies

    By Mary Kingsley

    Contains important eye-witness accounts by English traders who had many years experience in the Delta area....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Anti-Slavery Recollection Cb

    In a Series of Letters, Addressed to Mrs. Beecher Stowe

    By George Stephen

    First Published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Kings, Country and Constitutions

    Thailand's Political Development 1932-2000

    By Kobkua Suwannathat-Pian

    Provides a detailed analysis of Thailand's political development since 1932, when Thailand became a constitutional monarchy, until the present. It examines the large number of different versions of the constitution which Thailand has had since 1932, and explains why the constitution has been...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Western Intelligence and the Collapse of the Soviet Union

    1980-1990: Ten Years that did not Shake the World

    By David Arbel, Ran Edelist

    In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed. It was an event of major historic and global dimensions, yet it took the entire world totally by suprise. In this book, the authors interview dozens of people who dealt with Soviet affairs in the 1980s, all of who admit to having been caught off guard....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Apropos of Africa

    Sentiments of Negro American Leaders on Africa from the 1800s to the 1950s

    By Martin Kilson, A.Cromwell Hill

    First published in 1969...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A History of the West Indies

    Containing the Natural, Civil and Ecclesiastical History of Each Island

    By Thomas Coke

    Disappointed with the purely secular tone of the earlier West Indian histories, Thomas Coke concentrated on the history of the missions in the Caribbean. This work was written immediately after the abolition of slavery, but 25 years before emancipation, and based on a wealth of documentation....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge