Skip to Content

Books by Subject

History Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 6,185 new and published books in the subject of History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 5

  1. Power and Politics in Old Regime France, 1720-1745

    By Peter Campbell

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Under the Map of Germany

    Nationalism and Propaganda 1918 - 1945

    By Guntram Henrik Herb

    At the close of the First World War, propaganda mapping played a crucial role in the creation of a consensus about German national territory.Under the Map of Germany provides a detailed and vivid analysis of the history and techniques of nationalist mapping in inter-war Germany. Using extensive...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Instruments, Travel and Science

    Itineraries of Precision from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Marie Noëlle Bourguet, Christian Licoppe, H. Otto Sibum

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    We are now accustomed to conceive of science as an instrumental activity, producing numbers, measurements and graphs by means of sophisticated devices. This book investigates the historical process that gave rise to this instrumental culture. The contributors trace the displacement of instruments...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Rise of British West Africa

    By Claude George

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914

    By William Gervase Clarence-Smith

    Cocoa and Chocolate,1765-1914 focuses on the period from the Seven Years War, to the First World War, when a surge of economic liberalism and globalisation should have helped cocoa producers to overcome rural poverty, just as wool transformed the economy of Australia, and tea that of Japan. The...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Future of the Past

    Archaeologists, Native Americans and Repatriation

    By Tamara Bray

    To date, the notion of repatriation has been formulated as a highly polarized debate with museums, archaeologists, and anthropologists on one side, and Native Americans on the other. This volume offers both a retrospective and a prospective look at the topic of repatriation. By juxtaposing the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. British Foreign Policy 1874-1914

    The Role of India

    By Sneh Mahajan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    A challenging analysis of British Foreign Policy is provided at a time when Britain possessed the biggest Empire that humankind has ever known. In this Empire India had a unique position, comprising 97 per cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it essential to maintain their...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Mysterious Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveaux

    A Study of Powerful Female Leadership in Nineteenth Century New Orleans

    By Ina J. Fandrich

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This study investigates the emergence of powerful female leadership in New Orleans' Voodoo tradition. It provides a careful examination of the cultural, historical, economic, demographic and socio-political factors that contributed both to the feminization of this religious culture and its strong...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Consuming Passions

    The Uses of Cannibalism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Merrall L. Price

    Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Dahomey and the Dahomans

    Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850

    By Fredrick E. Forbes

    According to Forbes the object of these Journals is "to illustrate the dreadful slave hunts and savages, the annihilations and exterminations consequent on this trade", with the aim of encouraging the British public in its efforts to end slavery....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge