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  1. Atlas of Islamic History

    By Peter Sluglett, Andrew Currie

    This Atlas provides the main outlines of Islamic history from the immediate pre-Islamic period until the end of 1920, that is, before most parts of the Muslim world became sovereign nation states. Each map is accompanied by a text that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Law and the Making of the Soviet World

    The Red Demiurge

    By Scott Newton

    This book is an unconventional reappraisal of Soviet law: a field that is ripe for re-evaluation, now that it is clear of Cold War cobwebs; and, as this book shows, one that is surprisingly topical and newly compelling. Scott Newton argues here that the Soviet order was a work of law. Drawing on a...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Face of the Earth: Environment and World History

    Environment and World History

    By J. Donald Hughes

    Although the organizing principle of virtually every world history text is "development", the editor of this volume maintains that this traditional approach fails to address the issue of sustainability. By adopting the ecological process as their major theme, the authors show how the process of...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Lifelines from Our Past

    2nd Edition

    By L. S. Stavrianos

    This book offers an extraordinary interpretation of world history, from the paleolithic era to the present. Renowned historian L.S. Stavrianos conceptualizes human history into three categories: kinship societies, tributary societies, and capitalist societies. In each, he discerns and studies four...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Johann Gottfried Herder on World History: An Anthology

    An Anthology

    By Michael Palma, Johann Gottfried Herder, Hans Adler, Ernest A. Menze, Michael Palma, Ernest A. Menze

    Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) was an influential German critic and philosopher, whose ideas included "cultural nationalism" - that every nation has its own personality and pattern of growth. This anthology contains excerpts from Herder's writings on world history and related topics....

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published October 27th 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...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Pacific
    By Donald B. Freeman
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  2. On Living Through Soviet Russia
    Edited by Daniel Bertaux, Anna Rotkirch, Paul Thompson
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  3. First World War Photographers
    By Jane Carmichael
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. Afghanistan - A New History, 2nd Edition
    By Sir Martin Ewans, Martin Ewans
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  5. British Foreign Policy 1874-1914: The Role of India
    By Sneh Mahajan
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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