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  1. Origins of the Cold War 1941-1949

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    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

  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 December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948

    A Tale of Two Cities

    By Itamar Radai

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Between November 1947 and May 1948 war between the Palestinian Arab community and the Jewish community encompassed Palestine, with Jerusalem and Jaffa becoming focal points in the conflict due to their centrality, size and symbolic importance. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948 examines...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the...

    To Be Published December 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 December 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    Nationalism appears to be rising in a renascent Asia and stoking tensions, aspirations, and identity politics while amplifying grievances and raising questions about prospects in what is touted as the Asian century. This book provides a broad overview and introduction to nationalism in Asia....

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Italy and Its Eastern Border

    By Marina Cattaruzza

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book deals with the territories on the border between Italy and the Habsburg Empire, and later Yugoslavia, during the 19th and the 20th centuries, placing this peripheral region in the center of modern Italian and European history and in the wider sphere of the continental history of...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Economic Development of Europe's Regions

    A Quantitative History Since 1900

    Edited by Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Rosés

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The book is the first quantitative description of Europe’s economic development at a regional level over the entire 20th century. Based on a new and comprehensive set of data, this book brings together a group of leading economic historians in order to describe and analyze the development of...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Conspiracy

    Conspiracy Theories About Major Acts Of Terrorism, From The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing To The 2011 Norway Bombings

    By Jeffrey Bale

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    While conspiracy theories are now a major part of popular culture and propagated worldwide on the Internet, there are surprisingly few serious academic studies of the politics of conspiracy theory. Focusing on the conspiracy thinking surrounding a number of key terrorist incidents, this is a major...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. 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 January 1st 2016 by Routledge