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New and Published Books

  1. The Pirate Myth

    Genealogies of an Imperial Concept

    By Amedeo Policante

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    The image of the pirate is at once spectral and ubiquitous. It haunts the imagination of international legal scholars, diplomats and statesmen involved in the war on terror. It returns in the headlines of international newspapers as an untimely ‘security threat’. It materializes on the most...

    Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Science of War

    Back to First Principles

    Edited by Brian Holden-Reid

    Series: The Operational Level of War

    Forty years of confrontation in Europe have produced a complex set of conditioned reflexes in western military thinking. With the ending of the Warsaw pact, planning and analysis specialists have had to look again at the basic principles of war: there is no sure ground any more. The analysis of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    3rd Edition

    By Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze

    This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible and seamless account of the...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Reassessing the Transnational Turn

    Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies

    Edited by Constance Bantman, Bert Altena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This edited volume reassesses the ongoing transnational turn in anarchist and syndicalist studies, a field where the interest in cross-border connections has generated much innovative literature in the last decade. It presents and extends up-to-date research into several dynamic historiographic...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Healthcare in Private and Public from the Early Modern Period to 2000

    Edited by Paul Weindling

    A key volume on a central aspect of the history of medicine and its social relations, The History of Healthcare in Public and Private examines how the modernisation of healthcare resulted in a wide variety of changing social arrangements in...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Locus of Care

    Families, Communities, Institutions, and the Provision of Welfare Since Antiquity

    Edited by Peregrine Horden, Richard Smith

    The care of the needy and the sick is delivered by various groups including immediate family, the wider community, religious organisations and the State funded institutions. The Locus of Care provides an historical perspective on welfare detailing who carers were in the past, where care was...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Fin-de-Siècle World

    Edited by Michael Saler

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a thematic approach to a period of huge upheaval...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals): A Study of Native Proverbs
    By Edward Westermarck
    To Be Published February 4th 2015
  2. The Pacific
    By Donald B. Freeman
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  3. On Living Through Soviet Russia
    Edited by Daniel Bertaux, Anna Rotkirch, Paul Thompson
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  4. First World War Photographers
    By Jane Carmichael
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  5. Afghanistan - A New History, 2nd Edition
    By Sir Martin Ewans, Martin Ewans
    To Be Published February 8th 2015

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