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  1. 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

  2. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948

    A Tale of Two Cities

    By Itamar Radai

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The period between November 1947 and May 1948 saw the violent civil war between the Palestinian Arab community and the Jewish Yishuv. While it encompassed the country, the cities Jerusalem and Jaffa became focal points in the conflict due to their centrality, size and symbolic importance for the...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700

    Edited by Irina Livezeanu, Arpad von Klimo

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of East Central Europe focuses on the origins and evolution of modernity in the region between Russia to the east, and Germany and Austria to the west. Starting with the chronological marker of 1700, the book focuses on the origins and evolution of modernity in the...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore

    Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability

    By John Solomon

    Untouchable migrants made up a significant proportion of Indian labour migration into Singapore in the 19th and 20th centuries. During this period, they were subject to forms of caste prejudice that powerfully reinforced their identities as untouchables overseas. Today, however, untouchability has...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Transnational Extreme Right Networks

    Edited by Graham Macklin, Fabian Virchow

    Series: Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

    The academic study of international co-operation between extreme right groups in the post-war period remains in its infancy. This book fills this significant gap in the literature and contributes a nuanced understanding of the nature and importance of transnational networks within the political and...

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  10. 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 January 31st 2016 by Routledge