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  1. The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elizabeth M. Craik

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik’s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world – which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera –...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny (Routledge Revivals)

    By Concordia Univ

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Professor Sanders’ full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ‘tyrant’ of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Second International (Routledge Revivals)

    1889-1914

    By James Joll

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1955 to wide acclaim, James Joll’s introduction to the history and development of International Socialism before the First World War is of crucial importance for understanding the development of Left-wing movements in the 20th century: the difficulties posed by prominent...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Heart of Japan (Routledge Revivals)

    Glimpses of Life and Nature Far From the Travellers' Track in the Land of the Rising Sun

    By Brown Clarence Ludlow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection of commentaries and reflections on Japanese culture, first published in 1904, was written shortly after the return of two English aristocrats from five years spent immersed in the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’. Their intention through these anecdotes – some humorous and charming, others...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Bolshevism at a Deadlock (Routledge Revivals)

    By Karl Kautsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Bolshevism at a Deadlock was written Karl Kautsky, one of the leading Marxist intellectuals of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, in response to the catastrophic failures of Stalin’s first Five Year Plan, which was intended to raise Russian industry and productivity to equal that of...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rome and the Firendly King (Routledge Revivals)

    The Character of Client Kingship

    By David Braund

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Rome and the Friendly King, first published in 1984, offers a functional definition of what is usually called client kingship – to show what a client king (or ‘friendly king’, to use the Roman term) was in practice. Each aspect of this complex role is examined over a period of six centuries: the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Law and Society in Classical Athens (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard Garner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Law and Society in Classical Athens, first published in 1987, traces the development of legal thought and its relation to Athenian values. Previously Athens’ courts have been regarded as chaotic, isolated from the rest of society and even bizarre. The importance of rhetoric and the mischief made by...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Constantine (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ramsay MacMullen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1969, presents an astute and authoritative depiction of the cultural, religious and secular developments which shook the Roman world in the late 3rd and early 4th centuries AD, much of it under the auspices of the Emperor, Constantine the Great. Constantine was at...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Exemplarity and Singularity

    Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law

    Edited by Michele Lowrie, Susanne Lüdemann

    Series: Discourses of Law

    This book pursues a strand in the history of thought – ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations – that uses particulars, more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history takes ancient Greece as a point of departure. But the practice of exemplarity is...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Chronology of the Crusades

    By Timothy Venning, Peter Frankopan

    A Chronology of the Crusades provides a day-by-day development of the Crusading movement, the Crusades and the states created by them through the medieval period. Beginning in the run-up to the First Crusade in 1095, to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, and ending with the Turkish attack on...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge