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  1. Naval Warfare, 1815-1914

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    Series: Warfare and History

    This book looks at the transition of wooden sailing fleets to the modern steel navy. It details the technological breakthroughs that brought about this change - steampower, armour, artillery and torpedoes, and looks at their affect on naval strategy and tactics.Part of the ever-growing and...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  2. Women and Politics in France 1958-2000

    By Dr Gill Allwood, Gill Allwood, Dr Khursheed Wadia, Khursheed Wadia

    An essential guide to the role of women in the political life of France under the Fifth Republic. It shows that the unique political history of France ensures that it remains an important and exceptional example of women's participation in the politics of a Western European country. Its study is...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Early Modern Italy

    A Social History

    By Christopher Black

    Early Modern Italy is a fascinating survey of society in Italy from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries - the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Covering the whole of the Peninsula from the Venetian Republic, to Florence, through to Naples it shows how the huge economic, cultural and social...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  4. Ethnic Nationalism and the Fall of Empires

    Central Europe, the Middle East and Russia, 1914-23

    By Aviel Roshwald

    Ethnic Nationalism and the Fall of Empires is a wide-ranging comparative study of the origins of today's ethnic politics in East Central Europe, the former Russian empire and the Middle East. Centred on the First World War Era, Ethnic Nationalism highlights the roles of historical contingency and...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Women's Suffrage Movement

    A Reference Guide 1866-1928

    By Elizabeth Crawford

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    This widely acclaimed book has been described by History Today as a 'landmark in the study of the women's movement'. It is the only comprehensive reference work to bring together in one volume the wealth of information available on the women's movement. Drawing on national and local archival...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Professions in Early Modern England, 1450-1800

    Servants of the Commonweal

    By Rosemary O'Day

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    This new history examines the development of the professions in England, centering on churchmen, lawyers, physicians, and teachers. Rosemary O'Day also offers a comparative perspective looking at the experience of Scotland and Ireland and Colonial Virginia....

    Published November 21st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Russia's Diamond Colony

    The Republic of Sakha

    By John Tichotsky

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 17th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

    Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the...

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Spain 1474–1598

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The rise of Spain from obscurity to the position of one of Europe's greatest powers is centrally important in the history of Western Europe in the sixteenth century. Spain 1474–1598 explores key themes including the unification of Spain and the domestic and foreign policies of each of the monarchs,...

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Early Modern Witches

    Witchcraft Cases in Contemporary Writing

    By Marion Gibson

    This collection of pamphlets describes fifteen English witchcraft cases in detail, vividly recreating events to give the reader the illusion of actually being present at witchcraft accusations, trials and hangings. But how much are we victims of literary manipulation by these texts? The pamphlets...

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge