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  1. Jaufre (Routledge Revivals)

    An Occitan Arthurian Romance

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This translation, first published in 1992, presents one of the most memorable medieval ballads, largely because it contains a number of surprises and falsified expectations. Jaufre, the hero, arrives at the court of King Arthur with a total and naïve faith in the King and his ability to effect a...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Thebes in the Fifth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    Heracles Resurgent

    By Nancy Demand

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the fifth century BC Thebes, faced with the challenges presented by defeat and disgrace in the Persian Wars – it had sided with the invaders – succeeded not only in regaining its former prominence, but also in laying the groundwork for its hegemony of Greece in the early part of the fourth...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. A History of Egypt under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1927, this title presents a well-regarded study of this intriguing and often over-looked period of Egyptian history, both for the general reader and the student of Hellenism.Edwyn Bevan describes his work as ‘an attempt to tell afresh the story of a great adventure, Greek rule in...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Consul of God (Routledge Revivals)

    The Life and Times of Gregory the Great

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gregory the Great, whose reign spanned the years between 590 and 604 A.D., was one of the most remarkable figures of the early medieval Papacy. Aristocrat, administrator, teacher and scholar, he ascended the throne of St Peter at a time of acute crisis for the Roman Church. Consul of God, first...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    476-752

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    There has been a tendency to the view the history of the early medieval papacy predominantly in ideological terms, which has resulted in the over-exaggeration of the idea of the papal monarchy. In this study, first published in 1979, Jeffrey Richards questions this view, arguing that whilst the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. From Empires to Imperialism

    The State and the Rise of Bourgeois Civilisation

    By Boris Kagarlitsky

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Translated from the original Russian, this book analyzes the economic development of leading European empires and the United States of America. The author exposes the myths of the spontaneous emergence of the market economy and the role of government as a disincentive towards private initiative,...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. For The True Believers

    Great Labor Speeches that Shaped History

    By Troy Bramston

    Graham Freudenberg, Australia's greatest speechwriter, says the Australian Labor Party was built on speeches. This book brings together great Labor speeches which give voice to the party's enduring values and achievements, and place it and its principal figures at the centre of historic events....

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Federation Press

  8. The Korean War at Sixty

    New Approaches to the Study of the Korean War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Korea used to be the ‘forgotten war.’ Now, however, experts widely view it as a pivotal moment in the history of the Cold War, while its legacy still scars contemporary East Asian politics. The sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War is a fitting time both to assess the current state of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Religious Cultures in Early Modern India

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, David Washbrook

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Religious authority and political power have existed in complex relationships throughout India’s history. The centuries of the ‘early modern’ in South Asia saw particularly dynamic developments in this relationship. Regional as well as imperial states of the period expanded their religious...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Lord Hankey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which begin in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge