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  1. Democracy, Civic Culture and Small Business in Russia's Regions

    By Molly O'Neal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book engages in the debate as to how far Russia's stalled democratisation is related to the incomplete liberalisation of the economy. Based on extensive original research, the book explores the precise channels of interaction that create the mutuality of property rights, entrepreneurship, rule...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book analyses the changing labour economy in post-colonial India. It focuses on the sector of paid domestic service, a traditionally male domain, which has emerged as one of the most viable economic options of poor urban women and girl children. Applying an imaginative and refreshing mix of...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949

    By Elad Ben-Dror

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The book presents the fascinating story of Bunche the man within the frame tale of the UN’s initial involvement in Palestine between 1947 and 1949. During those years, the UN had a decisive influence on the history of the country and on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Bunche played an extremely...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Local History and War Memories in Hokkaido

    Edited by Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book examines the local history and collective memories of war in Hokkaido, the northern island ofJapan. Using Japanese-language sources presented for the first time in English, such as interview data, archives and literature, the contributors to this volume manage to work their...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War

    The Non-Aligned Movement in the East-West Conflict

    Edited by Sandra Bott, Jussi Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

    Series: Cold War History

    This book sheds new light on the role of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutrals and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrate the links between the East, the West and the so-called 'Third World'. ...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Modern Japan

    A Social and Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Elise K Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Modern Japan provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the social, cultural and political history of modern Japan. Ranging from the Tokugawa period to the present day, Tipton links everyday lives with major historical developments,...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 1st 2015 by Routledge