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Forthcoming World/International History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Origins of the First World War

    Revised 3rd Edition

    By Gordon Martel

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Origins of the First World War summarizes and analyses the policies, issues and crises that brought Europe to war in 1914. Martel explains the position of each of the great powers, and their place in the system of alliances that dominated international politics. He examines the strategic and...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A History of the New India

    Past and Present

    By Eugene F. Irschick

    Providing a different approach to the history of India than previously advocated, this textbook argues that there was constant interaction between peoples and cultures. This interactive, dialogic approach provides a clear understanding of how power and social relations operated in South Asia....

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Pacific

    By Donald B. Freeman

    Series: Seas in History

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. On Living Through Soviet Russia

    Edited by Daniel Bertaux, Anna Rotkirch, Paul Thompson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    For a period of over seventy years after the 1917 revolutions in Russia, talking about the past, either political or personal, became dangerous. The new policy of glasnost at the end of the 1980s resulted in a flood of reminiscence, almost nightly on television and more formally collected by new...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Marxist Historiographies

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Q. Edward Wang, Georg G. Iggers

    Marxist Historiography is the first book to examine the ebb and flow of Marxist historiography from a global and cross-cultural perspective. Since the eighteenth century, few schools of historical thought have exerted a more lasting impact than Marxism, and this impact extends far beyond the...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Legal Histories of the British Empire

    Laws, Engagements and Legacies

    Edited by Shaunnagh Dorsett, John McLaren

    This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the role played by law(s) in the British Empire. Using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches, the authors provide in-depth analyses which shine new light on the role of law in creating the people and places of the British Empire. Ranging...

    To Be Published August 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Pillaging the Empire

    Global Piracy on the High Seas, 1500-1750

    By Kris Lane

    Between 1500 and 1750, European expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. Pillaging the Empire tells the fascinating story of maritime predation in this period, including the...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Remaking History

    The Past in Contemporary Historical Fictions

    By Jerome De Groot

    Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular historical texts including films, television and novels, along with cultural phenomena such as superheroes and vampires, broker relationships to ‘history’, while also...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Revisiting Jewish Spain in the Modern Era

    Edited by Daniela Flesler, Tabea Alexa Linhard, Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    This innovative volume offers fresh perspectives and directions on the intersection of Hispanic and Jewish studies. It shows how 'Jewishness' has played a crucial role in Spanish political, social, and cultural developments in the modern era, exploring the effects of the multiple material and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Australia's Asian Sporting Context, 1920s – 30s

    Edited by Sean Brawley, Nick Guoth

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book examines Australia’s sporting relationships with the Asian region during the interwar period. Until now, Australia’s sporting relationships with the Asian region have been neglected by scholars of Australian and Asian sports history, and the broader field of Australia’s Asian context....

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge