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  1. Britain and South-West Persia 1880-1914

    A Study in Imperialism and Economic Dependence

    By Shahbaz Shahnavaz

    This book examines the diplomatic activities and behind-the-scene negotiations which led to the Karun opening, including an 'Assurance' given by Britain to the Shah against a Russian retaliation. It also provides a comprehensive analysis of the region's demography, commerce and industry before the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Atlantic World

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Adrian Leonard, William O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    As the meeting point between Europe, colonial America, and Africa, the history of the Atlantic world is a constantly shifting arena, but one which has been a focus of huge and vibrant debate for many years. In over thirty chapters, all written by experts in the field, The Atlantic World takes up...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The World of Indigenous North America

    Edited by Robert Warrior

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area of inquiry, this book takes on the fields of law, archaeology, literature,...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Weimar Cities

    The Challenge of Urban Modernity in Germany, 1919–1933

    By John Bingham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Weimar Cities explores Germany's efforts to come to grips with its great cities after World War I; by extension the book measures the feasibility of the postwar experiment that was the Weimar Republic. The book focuses particularly on the weakness, both local and national, that...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Colonization and Domestic Service

    Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Victoria K. Haskins, Claire Lowrie

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm for analyzing the phenomenon of domestic labor by non-family workers, paid and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews

    By I. Izzet Bahar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power, 2. The fate of Jews of Turkish origin in German-controlled France during WWII, 3. The...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism....

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Remembering the First World War

    Edited by Bart Ziino

    Series: Remembering the Modern World

    Remembering the First World War brings together a group of international scholars to understand how and why the past quarter of a century has witnessed such an extraordinary increase in global popular and academic interest in the First World War, both as an event and in the ways...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge