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  1. Gandhi

    By David Arnold

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for...

    Published August 28th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Tropical Versailles

    Empire, Monarchy, and the Portuguese Royal Court in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1821

    By Kirsten Schultz

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    This engaging study tells the fascinating story of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World....

    Published August 24th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The 1848 Revolutions in German-Speaking Europe

    By H.J. Hahn

    Series: Themes In Modern German History

    In 1848 the continent of Europe was rocked by revolutions: only Great Britain and Russia remained relatively immune to the upheaval. Most spectacularly, the Revolutions swept across the German-speaking lands of central Europe, with the newly-released forces of nationalism and mass popular...

    Published August 24th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Renaissance Thought

    A Reader

    By Robert Black

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    Renaissance Thought is a fascinating collection of essays on the Renaissance, focusing on humanism and thought. The concept of the Renaissance has always been challenging to define and this book enables a deeper understanding of the essential features of the Renaissance and humanism. Knowledge of...

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  5. British Imperialism

    1688-2000, 2nd Edition

    By P.J. Cain, A. G. Hopkins

    A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, and truly global in its reach, this magisterial account received numerous accolades from reviewers in its first edition. The first to coin the phrase "gentlemanly capitalism", Cain and Hopkins make the strong and provocative...

    Published August 18th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Longman Handbook to Modern British History 1714 - 2001

    4th Edition

    By Chris Cook, John Stevenson

    Series: Longman Handbooks To History

    This compact and accessible reference work provides all the essential facts and figures about major aspects of modern British history from the death of Queen Anne to the end of the 1990s. The Longman Handbook of Modern British History has been extended to include a fully-revised bibliography...

    Published August 16th 2001 by Routledge

  7. American Nations

    Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

    Edited by Frederick Hoxie, Peter Mancall, James Merrell

    This volume brings together an impressive collection of important works covering nearly every aspect of early Native American history, from contact and exchange to diplomacy, religion, warfare, and disease....

    Published August 15th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Word Outward

    Medieval Perspectives on the Entry into Language

    By Corey J. Marvin

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    Using a combination of formalist and psychology-based approaches, this work examines the triple knowledge of subjectivity, body, and language in medieval imaginative literature....

    Published August 14th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Boys and their Toys

    Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

    Edited by Roger Horowitz

    Series: Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture

    Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs, and NASCAR racing....

    Published August 6th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy

    Rethinking the Politics of American History

    By James Livingston

    Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy is James Livingston's virtuoso reflection on the period between 1890 and 1930, a primal scene of American history during which a wave of intellectual currents came together--and fell apart--to reorient society. Tying in critical insights on corporate...

    Published August 3rd 2001 by Routledge