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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Kurds

    A Contemporary Overview

    Edited by Philip G. Kreyenbroek, Stefan Sperl

    The position of the 19 million Kurds is an extremely complex one. Their territory is divided between 5 sovereign states, none of which have a Kurdish majority. They speak widely divergent dialects, and are also divided by religious affiliations and social factors. It has taken the tragic and...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Framework of Operational Warfare

    By Clayton Newell

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Restoration and History

    The Search for a Usable Environmental Past

    Edited by Marcus Hall

    Once a forest has been destroyed, should one plant a new forest to emulate the old, or else plant designer forests to satisfy our immediate needs? Should we aim to re-create forests, or simply create them? How does the past shed light on our environmental efforts, and how does the present influence...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    This 7-volume set reissues a range of classic out-of-print texts that cover a host of issues that have contributed to the development of modern East and South East Asia. With titles covering economics, politics, history, anthropology and security, this set provides the researcher with an essential...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    Marxist thought continues to be relevant in the modern world, perhaps to the surprise of those who celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall with the declaration that democracy and the market had ‘won’ the march of history. This 23-volume set collects together both accounts of the development of...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Material of World History

    Edited by Tina Mai Chen, David S. Churchill

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This volume considers the confluence of World History and historical materialism, with the following guiding question in mind: given developments in the field of historical materialism concerned with the intersection of race, gender, labour, and class, why is it that within the field of World...

    Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge