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Forthcoming Contemporary History 1945- Books

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  1. 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

  2. Cinema in the Cold War

    Political Projections

    Edited by Cyril Buffet

    The film industry was an important propaganda element during the Cold War. As with other conflicts, the Cold War was fought not just with weapons, but with words and images. Throughout the conflict, cinema was a reflection of the societies, the ideologies, and the political climates in which the...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on...

    To Be Published November 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Servants to Uprooted Maids

    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 November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Photography in and out of Africa

    Iterations with Difference

    Edited by Kylie Thomas, Louise Green

    This book offers a range of perspectives on photography in Africa, bringing research on South African photography into conversation with work from several other places on the continent, including Angola, the DRC, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The collection engages with the...

    To Be Published November 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Origins of the Cold War 1941-1949

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Series: Array

    Origins of the Cold War 1941-1949 covers the formative years of the momentous struggle which developed between two superpowers, the Soviet Union and the United States. It not only involved these titans but also the rest of the globe; many proxy wars were fought much to the detriment of the...

    To Be Published November 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Border Issues

    Pitfalls and Prospects

    By Akihiro Iwashita

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Japan was sometimes described as a country of "peace" during the Cold War period, in contrast to the continental border conflicts taking place at the time, such as the China-Soviet rivalry. However, as the maritime frontier was "rediscovered" and defined by the regional powers and legal refinements...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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