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  1. War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

    By Kaushik Roy

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This book argues that the role of the British East India Company in transforming warfare in South Asia has been overestimated. Although it agrees with conventional wisdom that, before the British, the nature of Indian society made it difficult for central authorities to establish themselves fully...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa

    By Chima J. Korieh, Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Series: African Studies

    Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa aims to explore the ways Christianity and colonialism acted as hegemonic or counter hegemonic forces in the making of African societies. As Western interventionist forces, Christianity and colonialism were crucial in establishing and maintaining...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Louisiana Purchase

    A Global Context

    By Robert D. Bush

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1803, the United States purchased 828,000 square miles of land from France at a price of approximately three cents per acre, dramatically altering the young nation’s geography and its political future. President Thomas Jefferson had struggled for three years over the purchase, which many...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union in the Early Cold War

    Reconciliation, comradeship, confrontation, 1953-1957

    By Svetozar Rajak

    Series: Cold War History

    This book provides a comprehensive insight into one of the key episodes of the Cold War – the process of reconciliation between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. At the time, this process had shocked the World as much as the violent break-up of their relations did in 1948. This book provides an...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A History of Higher Education Exchange

    China and America

    By Teresa Brawner Bevis

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    Weakened by two Opium Wars and a succession of internal rebellions in the mid-1800s, China’s imperial leaders made a historic decision—to break a tradition of isolation and seek education outside the homeland’s borders. In time, an acquisition of science and technology from the...

    Published October 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History

    Edited by Norman G. Owen

    The study of the history of Southeast Asia is still growing, evolving, deepening and changing as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have added nuance to traditional topics such as Islam and nationalism, and created new ones, such as gender, globalization and the politics of...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Global History of the Developing World

    By Christopher M. White

    A Global History of the Developing World takes a sweeping look at the historical foundations of the problems of developing world society. Encompassing Asia, Latin America and Africa, the book centralizes the struggle for self-determination in an attempt to understand how the current nation-states...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Between the Wars 1919-1939

    The Cartoonists' Vision

    By Dr Roy Douglas, Roy Douglas

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945

    2nd Edition

    By Beverley Milton-Edwards

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Featuring a brand new examination of Islamic fundamentalism in the wake of the Arab Spring, this fully revised and updated second edition of Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 analyzes the roots and emergence of Islamic movements in the modern world and the main thinkers that inspired them....

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge