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  1. Drug Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century

    By William B. McAllister

    Drug Diplomacy is the first comprehensive historical account of the evolution of the global drugs control regime. The book analyzes how the rules and regulations that encompass the drug question came to be framed. By examining the international historical aspects of the issue, the author addresses...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Cocaine

    Global Histories

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg

    Cocaine examines the rise and fall of this notorious substance from its legitimate use by scientists and medics in the nineteenth century to the international prohibitionist regimes and drug gangs of today. Themes explored include: * Amsterdam's complex cocaine culture * the manufacture, sale and...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Why History?

    By Keith Jenkins

    Why History is an introduction to the issue of history and ethics. Designed to provoke discussion, the book asks whether a good knowledge and understanding of the past is a good thing to have and if so, why. In the context of postmodern times, Why History suggests that the goal of 'learning lessons...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Stuart England

    By Angus Stroud

    Stuart England is an invaluable introduction to the political, religious and social history of seventeenth-century England. It provides a wide-ranging and lively account of core events, drawing on both contemporary sources and the latest interpretations by modern historians.Starting with the legacy...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Routledge

  5. The Royalist War Effort 1642-1646

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald Hutton

    The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost....

    Published September 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. War Plays by Women

    An International Anthology

    By Agnes Cardinal, Elaine Turner, Claire M. Tylee

    This anthology consists of ten plays from countries involved in the First World War, including plays from Germany and France never before available in translation. Representing a range of dramatic forms, from radio play to street-epic, from comic sketch to musical, this anthology includes plays...

    Published September 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  7. The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives

    By Carole Hillenbrand

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

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge

  8. Immigrant Women's Lives

    Weaving Garment Work and Legislative Policy

    By Ruth A. Charles

    Series: Garland Studies in the History of American Labor

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge

  9. Divided Loyalties

    American Unions and the Vietnam War

    By Frank Koscielski

    Series: Garland Studies in the History of American Labor

    This book explores the international leadership of the AFL-CIO, the UAW and UAW Local 600, the world's largest union local, and reveals that overall, working-class response to the Vietnam War mirrored that of the American society as a whole....

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge

  10. Early Modern Europe 1500-1789

    By H.G. Koenigsberger

    Series: Silver Library

    Opening at the height of the Renaissance, the book chronicles the dawning of a new age on the European continent. Koenigsberger paints a detailed picture of the Reformation and its significance as increasingly powerful nations began to intrude on their subjects’ public and private lives. He gives...

    Published September 1st 1999 by Routledge