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  1. The Trilateral Commission and Global Governance

    Informal Elite Diplomacy, 1972-82

    By Dino Knudsen

    Series: Cold War History

    Based on extensive archival research, this book moves beyond anecdotal accounts of elite networks and provides the first 'inside view' of the Trilateral Commission. The author shows how David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski initiated the Commission in the early 1970s out of fear that...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History

    Edited by Francesco Boldizzoni, Pat Hudson

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This landmark volume documents and examines the development of economic history as a global discipline from the later nineteenth century to the present day. Exploring the normative and relativistic nature of different schools and traditions of thought, the Handbook not only examines current...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Oral History Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    Fully updated to include the most recent discussions on key issues, this third edition of The Oral History Reader is a comprehensive, international anthology of major, ‘classic’ articles and cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Arranged in five thematic sections,...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Origins of the Cold War 1941-49

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The ‘Minor’ War Crimes Trials

    A Socio-Legal Investigation of Victims’ Justice

    By Lorie Charlesworth

    This book reconstructs the legal and military history of the ‘minor’ war crimes trials held in Occupied Germany and elsewhere from 1945-8. Although the International Military Tribunal held at Nuremberg, from the end of 1945, is extremely well known, there were in fact hundreds of trials of ‘...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. An Intellectual History of Blindness

    The Enlightenment to the Present

    By Frank Wyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This volume studies two related problematics. First, Enlightenment ideas about human difference in general and blindness in particular were often at war with one another. Second, conflicts concerning Enlightenment thought continued in the lives and writings of many important blind thinkers, from...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain

    Pay and Play

    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The leisure sector of developed economies continues to grow rapidly, this expansion building on existing forms of leisure economy to introduce entirely new enterprises, products and markets. Britain, the first industrial nation, is no exception, and business across a range of leisure sectors is now...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Woodward and Bernstein

    The People's Right to Know

    By Julie A. Goldsmith

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    It is not often that journalism makes it into the grand narrative of American history. Woodward and Bernstein, through their coverage and breaking of the news story that was Watergate, not only inserted themselves into the story of political corruption going on in Washington, but have remained...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The British World and the Five Rings

    Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement

    Edited by Erik Nielsen, Matthew Llewellyn

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the British presided over the largest Empire in world history, a vast transoceanic and transcontinental realm of dominions, colonies, protectorates and mandates that covered over one-quarter of the world’s land mass and comprised a population of over 450-...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Transition Economies

    Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan

    This textbook offers a uniquely comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Offering full historical context, the book presents an all-inclusive interpretation of the continuous economic and social transformation process,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge