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  1. Gentlemanly Capitalism and British Imperialism

    The New Debate on Empire

    By Raymond E. Dumett

    The publication by Longman of P J Cain and A.G. Hopkins two-volume study of "British Imperialism" (1688-1914; 1914-1994) caused a sensation amongst historians of European imperialism and economic international history. The theory of `gentlemanly capitalism' - the complex of economic, social and...

    Published February 25th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Late Imperial Russia, 1890-1917

    By John F. Hutchinson

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This new interpretation of the final years of Imperial Russia provides a clear and concise introduction to a critical period in the history of modern Russia. Professor Hutchinson outlines the key problems facing the Tsarist regime, and the attitudes of its Liberal critics and revolutionary enemies....

    Published February 24th 1999 by Routledge

  3. A Politics of Presence

    Contacts Between Missionaries and Walugru in Late Colonial Tanganyika

    By Peter Pels

    Series: Studies in Anthropology and History

    Christian missions in Africa are commonly viewed as a blatant example of ethnocentrism. This stereotype partly exists because the day-to-day interaction between missionaries and Africans has so rarely been studied. This book shows how Africans and missionaries co-produced a Catholic Church in the...

    Published February 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  4. A History of British Folklore

    By Richard M. Dorson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    This set re-issues classic works on folklore by Richard M. Dorson which trace the historical development of the idea of folklore from the sixteenth century to the First World War. The set also brings together theoretical writings from some of the most influential folklorists. The following titles...

    Published February 18th 1999 by Routledge

  5. An A-Z of Modern America

    By Alicia Duchak

    An A-Z of Modern America is a comprehensive cultural dictionary which defines contemporary America through its history and civilization. The book includes entries on:key people from presidents to Babe RuthAmerican life, customs, clothing and educationlegal, religious and governmental...

    Published February 18th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Bruce Chilton and Jacob Neusner study the points of comparisons and contrast between formative Christianity and Judaism. By identifying three categories of authority in each of the two religious worlds, they show how they have both worked in compelling or failing to get someone to do a given...

    Published February 18th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Insulting the Public?

    The British Press and the European Union

    By Peter J. Anderson, Tony Weymouth

    Insulting the Public? examines the way in which the European Union and issues relating to it are represented to the public. Combining theoretical and empirical research, the text explores and provides an assessment of the performance of the British Press in its representation of the European Union...

    Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge

  8. The Revolutions of 1989

    Edited by Vladimir Tismaneanu

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    The Revolutions of 1989 is a collection of both classic and recent articles examining the causes and consequences of the collapse of communism in East and Central Europe, the most important event in recent world history. It includes discussion of: * the economic, political and social nature of...

    Published February 11th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Nature Displayed

    Gender, Science and Medicine 1760-1820

    By L.J. Jordanova

    A collection of essays - including 3 that have never been published before - by one of the leading figures in cultural history. Professor Jordanova examines and reinterprets the writings of eighteenth-century thinkers and, in the process, sheds light on contemporary views on issues such as...

    Published February 11th 1999 by Routledge

  10. British Military Intelligence in the Crimean War, 1854-1856

    By Stephen M. Harris

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This is a study of the British military intelligence operations during the Crimean War. It details the beginnings of the intelligence operations as a result of the British Commander, Lord Raglan's, need for information on the enemy, and traces the subsequent development of the system....

    Published February 1st 1999 by Routledge