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Forthcoming World/International History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan

    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin’ichi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Since the late nineteenth century, religious ideas and practices in Japan have become increasingly intertwined with those associated with mental health and healing. This relationship developed against the backdrop of a far broader, and deeply consequential meeting: between Japan’s long-standing,...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Expedition into Empire

    Exploratory Journeys and the Making of the Modern World

    Edited by Martin Thomas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Expeditionary journeys have shaped our world, but the expedition as a cultural form is rarely scrutinized. This book is the first major investigation of the conventions and social practices embedded in team-based exploration. In probing the politics of expedition making, this volume is itself a...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Epigraphy and Islamic Culture

    Arabic and Persian Inscriptions of Bengal and Their Historical and Cultural Implications

    By Muhammad Siddiq

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Architectural inscriptions are a fascinating aspect of Islamic cultural heritage because of their rich and diverse historical contents and artistic merits. These inscriptions help us understand the advent of Islam and its gradual diffusion in Bengal that turned it eventually into a Muslim majority...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge History of Food

    Edited by Carol Helstosky

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The history of food is one of the fastest growing areas of historical investigation, incorporating methods and theories from cultural, social, and women’s history while forging a unique perspective on the past. The Routledge History of Food takes a global approach to this topic, focusing on the...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own...

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Encounters and Homoeroticism in Sri Lanka

    Sex and Serendipity

    By Robert Aldrich

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Ceylon, or Sri Lanka, was long known to travellers for its luxuriant landscapes, colourful temples and friendly inhabitants – the island once named Serendip. This book explores the sojourns of gay visitors from the late 1800s to the modern day, providing a history of homosexuality, travel and...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Military Occupations in First World War Europe

    Edited by Sophie De Schaepdrijver

    Our view of the First World War is dominated by the twin images of the fronts and the home fronts, yet the war also generated a third type of ‘front’, that of military occupation. Vast areas of Europe experienced the war under a military regime and this book deals with the occupations by the German...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Supreme Control at the Paris Peace Conference 1919 (Routledge Revivals)

    A Commentary

    By Donald Hankey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1963, discusses the events of the Paris Peace Conference- the meeting of Allied victors following the end of World War I to set peace terms. Lord Hankey discusses the political and military terms and issues, as well as those of individual countries. This book is ideal...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge