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  1. Applied Urban Analysis

    A critique and synthesis

    By Ian Cullen

    Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Cold War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) The Cold War dominated international politics between 1945 and 1990, when the two superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, vied for supremacy. Their clash profoundly influenced the main trends of the time, including...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ancient Near East: The Basics

    By Daniel C. Snell

    Series: The Basics

    Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great’s conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment of those times, the struggles of state-building and empire construction, and the dissent...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Racializing the Soldier

    Edited by Gavin Schaffer

    Racializing the Soldier explores the impact of racial beliefs on the formation and development of modern armed forces and the ways in which these forces have been presented and historicized from a global perspective. With a wide geographical and temporal spread, the collection looks at the...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Ottoman World

    Edited by Christine Woodhead

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Ottoman empire as a political entity comprised most of the present Middle East (with the principal exception of Iran), north Africa and south-eastern Europe. For over 500 years, until its disintegration during World War I, it encompassed a diverse range of ethnic, religious and linguistic...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sport as History

    Essays in Honour of Wray Vamplew

    Edited by Tony Collins

    Published to mark the career of one of sports history’s pioneers, this book traces the evolution of sport across three continents. It brings together some of sports history’s leading scholars to investigate not only the history of sport but also how that history is written. This Festschrift...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding International Diplomacy

    Theory, Practice and Ethics

    By Corneliu Bjola, Markus Kornprobst

    This book provides a comprehensive new introduction to the study of international diplomacy, covering both theory and practice. The text summarises and discusses the major trends in the field of diplomacy, developing an innovative analytical toolbox for understanding diplomacy not as a collection...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. What is Microhistory?

    Theory and Practice

    By Sigurður Gylfi Magnússon, István M. Szijártó

    This unique and detailed analysis provides the first accessible and comprehensive introduction to the origins, development, methodology of microhistory – one of the most significant innovations in historical scholarship to have emerged in the last few decades. The introduction guides the reader...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Great Cities of the World

    Their government, Politics and Planning

    Edited by W.A. Robson

    The giant city of today is a unique phenomenon. Never before have such acute problems of government, the provision of essential services, planning, social life, and civilized living arisen from uncontrolled urbanization. In the West and in the East, in the more developed and in the less developed...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge