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  1. A History of Egypt under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1927, this title presents a well-regarded study of this intriguing and often over-looked period of Egyptian history, both for the general reader and the student of Hellenism.Edwyn Bevan describes his work as ‘an attempt to tell afresh the story of a great adventure, Greek rule in...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    The Ismaili Community in Tajikistan

    By Otambek Mastibekov

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Embassy to Tamerlane

    1403-1406

    By Clavijo

    'Clavijo was so keen and intelligent an observer and so lively a retailer of travel gossip that this is a very welcome addition to the series.' New StatesmanCovering thousands of miles, Clavijo's epic journey began and ended in Cadiz taking in Rhodes, Constantinople, the Black Sea, and Central...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc

    Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69

    By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines the NATO reports on the Soviet bloc's political and economic system, from 1951 to the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the beginning of detente. As part of the wider history of Cold War Alliances, the detailed assessments of the NATO experts regarding the...

    Published May 14th 2014 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...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Making of Détente

    Eastern Europe and Western Europe in the Cold War, 1965-75

    Edited by Wilfried Loth, George Soutou

    Series: Cold War History

    Containing essays by leading Cold War scholars, such as Wilfried Loth, Geir Lundestad and Seppo Hentilä, this volume offers a broad-ranging examination of the history of détente in the Cold War. The ten years from 1965 to 1975 marked a deep transformation of the bipolar international system of the...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Conflict in Afghanistan

    Studies in Asymetric Warfare

    By Martin Ewans

    Asymmetric warfare, involving conflicts where smaller powers apply their strengths against the weaknesses of a more powerful opponent, has become a key modern concern since the September 11th attacks. Conflict in Afghanistan tackles this issue by examining the five wars Afghanistan has waged...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 50-year retrospective

    Edited by David Gioe, Len Scott, Christopher Andrew

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This edited volume addresses the main lessons and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis from a global perspective. Despite the discoveries of recent research, there is still much more to be revealed about the handling of nuclear weapons before and during the Cuban Missile Crisis (CMC)....

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge