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  1. Scientists, Mathematicians and Inventors

    Edited by Doris Simonis

    Scientists, Mathematicians, and Inventors provides biographies of 200 men and women who changed the world by leaving lasting legacies in the fields of science, mathematics, and scientific invention. It fills a gap in the biographical reference shelf by offering far more than basic facts about a...

    Published June 1st 1999 by Routledge

  2. From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

    Edited by Sylvia R. Frey, Betty Wood

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This collection examines the effects of slavery and emancipation on race, class and gender in societies of the American South, the Caribbean, Latin America and West Africa. The contributors discuss what slavery has to teach us about patterns of adjustment and change, black identity and the extent...

    Published May 31st 1999 by Routledge

  3. Allenby and British Strategy in the Middle East, 1917-1919

    By Matthew Hughes

    Series: Military History and Policy

    Examines British military, political and imperial strategy in the Middle East during and immediately after the First World War, in relation to General Allenby's command of the Egypt Expeditionary Force from June 1917 to November 1919....

    Published May 31st 1999 by Routledge

  4. Sport in Europe

    Politics, Class, Gender

    Edited by J A Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This book examines the cultural, social, political, economic and aesthetic history of Sport in Europe. As sport has grown, progressively replacing religion, in its power to excite passion, provide emotional escape, offer fraternal (and increasingly sororital) bonding, it has become an inescapable...

    Published May 31st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Development of the Portugese Economy

    A Case of Europeanization

    By David Corkhill

    This book reveals how the previously weak Portuguese economy has now experienced growth, convergence, structural change and international competition. David Corkhill analyses the Europeanization of the Portuguese economy in the context of closer European integration, globalization and the...

    Published May 27th 1999 by Routledge

  6. History of Humanity: Volume V

    From the Sixteenth Century to the Eighteenth Century

    Edited by Peter Burke, Halil Inalcik

    Series: History of Humanity

    Volume V of the History of Humanity is concerned with the 'early modern' period: the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It gives an extensive overview of this crucial stage in the rise of the West as well as examining the development of cultures and societies elsewhere.StructureThe...

    Published May 27th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Franklin D. Roosevelt

    The New Deal and War

    By Michael Heale

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    This compact study assesses the personality, political and economic policies in war and peace, of America's longest-serving president and one of the most important political figures of the twentieth century, Franklin. D. Roosevelt. Also providing an overview of the America over which Roosevelt...

    Published May 27th 1999 by Routledge

  8. The Transformation of the Media

    Globalisation, Morality and Ethics

    By Nicholas Stevenson

    The changing pattern of contemporary media is one of the most striking and important transformations of our age. This major new work seeks to understand the implications of a series of mediated processes in relation to public cultures and modern identities. In The Transformation of the Media the...

    Published May 25th 1999 by Routledge

  9. The English Town, 1680-1840

    Government, Society and Culture

    By Rosemary Sweet

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    An impressively thorough exploration of the changing functions, character and experience of English towns in a key age of transition which includes smaller communities as well as the larger industrialising towns. Among the issues examined are demography, social stratification, manners, religion,...

    Published May 21st 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Role of Banks in Monitoring Firms

    The Case of the Credit Mobilier

    By Elisabeth Paulet

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This book addresses issues in the current literature on corporate finance using historical evidence. In particular it looks at the role of universal banks in relaxing the credit constraints of firms, supervising managers and stabilizing share prices. The key issues is whether the Anglo-American...

    Published May 20th 1999 by Routledge