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  1. Daoism in Japan

    Chinese traditions and their influence on Japanese religious culture

    Edited by Jeffrey L. Richey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    Like an ancient river, Daoist traditions introduced from China once flowed powerfully through the Japanese religious landscape, forever altering its topography and ecology. Daoism’s presence in Japan still may be discerned in its abiding influence on astrology, divination, festivals, literature,...

    Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Intellectuals and Reform in the Ottoman Empire

    The Young Turks on the Challenges of Modernity

    By Stefano Taglia

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    This book uncovers Young Turk political and social ideas at the end of the nineteenth century, during the intellectual phase of the movement. Analysing the life in exile of two of the most charismatic leaders of the Young Turk movement, Ahmed Riza and Mehmet Sabahattin, the book unravels...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Second International (Routledge Revivals)

    1889-1914

    By James Joll

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1955 to wide acclaim, James Joll’s introduction to the history and development of International Socialism before the First World War is of crucial importance for understanding the development of Left-wing movements in the 20th century: the difficulties posed by prominent...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Bolshevism at a Deadlock (Routledge Revivals)

    By Karl Kautsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Bolshevism at a Deadlock was written Karl Kautsky, one of the leading Marxist intellectuals of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, in response to the catastrophic failures of Stalin’s first Five Year Plan, which was intended to raise Russian industry and productivity to equal that of...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Famines in European Economic History

    The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered

    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew G. Newby

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume explores economic, social, and political dimensions of three catastrophic famines which struck mid-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Europe; the Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór ) of 1845–1850, the Finnish Famine (Suuret Nälkävuodet) of the 1860s and the Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) of...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. American Expansionism, 1783-1860

    A Manifest Destiny?

    By Mark Joy

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This new Seminar Study surveys the history of U.S. territorial expansion from the end of the American Revolution until 1860. The book explores the concept of 'manifest destiny' and asks why, if expansion was 'manifest', there was such opposition to almost every expansionist incident. Paying...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Transport Revolution 1770-1985

    By Dr Philip Bagwell, Philip Bagwell

    For the new edition of this classic book Professor Bagwell has included an examination of transport developments since 1974 and particularly the radical changes in policy introduced by Thatcher governments since 1979. The inclusion of a large number of maps, tables and figures, and contemporary...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. God and Government in an 'Age of Reason'

    By David Nicholls

    In this companion volume to Deity and Domination, David Nicholls broadens his examination of the relationship between religion and politics. Focusing on the images and concepts of God and the state predominant in eighteenth-century discourse, he shows how these were interrelated and reflect the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Secondary Education in England 1870-1902

    Public Activity and Private Enterprise

    By Prof John Roach, John Roach

    In this comprehensive and extensively researched history, John Roach argues for a reassessment of the relative importance of State regulation and private provision. Although the public schools enjoyed their greatest prestige during this period, in terms of educational reform and progress their...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. British Medicine in an Age of Reform

    By Roger French, Andrew Wear

    British Medicine in an Age of Reform, charts the nature and dynamics of the radical changes which occurred between 1780 and 1850 - a great turning point in British medicine. Medicine was reformed just as politics was being reformed. It became a recognizable profession, and at the same time there...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge