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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 574 new and published books in the subject of World/International History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500

    Edited by Glenda Sluga, Carolyn James

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500 explores the role of women as agents of diplomacy in the trans-Atlantic world since the early modern age. Despite increasing evidence of their involvement in political life across the centuries, the core historical narrative of international...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A History of Science in World Cultures

    Voices of Knowledge

    By Scott L. Montgomery, Alok Kumar

    To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. Taking a global yet comprehensive approach to this complex topic, A History of Science in World Cultures uses a broad range of...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Martial Arts and the Body Politic in Meiji Japan

    By Denis Gainty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In 1895, the newly formed Greater Japan Martial Virtue Association (Dainippon Butokukai) held its first annual Martial Virtue Festival (butokusai) in the ancient capital of Kyoto. The Festival marked the arrival of a new iteration of modern Japan, as the Butokukai’s efforts to define and popularise...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ireland in the World

    Comparative, Transnational, and Personal Perspectives

    Edited by Angela McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This international edited book collection of ten original contributions from established and emerging scholars explores aspects of Ireland’s place in the world since the 1780s. It imaginatively blends comparative, transnational, and personal perspectives to examine migration in a range of diverse...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Madness

    A History

    By Petteri Pietikäinen

    Madness: A History is a thorough and accessible account of madness from antiquity to modern times, offering a large-scale yet nuanced picture of mental illness and its varieties in western civilization. The book opens by considering perceptions and experiences of madness starting in Biblical times...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Atlantic Connection

    A History of the Atlantic World, 1450-1900

    By Anna Suranyi

    Focusing on the interconnections of the Atlantic world from 1450-1900, The Atlantic Connection examines the major themes of Atlantic history. During this period, ships, goods, diseases, human beings and ideas flowed across the ocean, tying together the Atlantic basin in a complex web of...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Natural Resources and Economic Growth

    Learning from History

    Edited by Marc Badia-Miró, Vicente Pinilla, Henry Willebald

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The relationship between natural capital and economic growth is an open debate in the field of economic development. Is an abundance of natural resources a blessing or a curse for economic performance? The field of Economic History offers an excellent vantage to explore the relevance of...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge History of Genocide

    Edited by Cathie Carmichael, Richard C. Maguire

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Afghanistan - A New History

    2nd Edition

    By Sir Martin Ewans, Martin Ewans

    Sir Martin Ewans, former Head of the British Chancery in Kabul, puts into an historical and contemporary context the series of tragic events that have impinged on Afghanistan in the past fifty years. The book examines the roots of these developments in Afghanistan's earlier history and external...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Origins of the First World War: Revised 3rd Edition
    By Gordon Martel
    To Be Published July 7th 2015
  2. A History of the New India: Past and Present
    By Eugene F. Irschick
    To Be Published July 23rd 2015
  3. The Pacific
    By Donald B. Freeman
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  4. On Living Through Soviet Russia
    Edited by Daniel Bertaux, Anna Rotkirch, Paul Thompson
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  5. Marxist Historiographies: A Global Perspective
    Edited by Q. Edward Wang, Georg G. Iggers
    To Be Published August 7th 2015

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