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  1. British Culture

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By David P. Christopher

    This third edition of British Culture is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Extensively illustrated and offering a wider range of topics than ever before, David P. Christopher identifies and analyses key areas in language, literature, film, TV, social media, popular...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    Peter Ling’s acclaimed biography of Martin Luther King Jr provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith as the challenges facing the movement strengthened after 1965. Ling combines a detailed...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Henry Kissinger

    Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times

    By Abraham R. Wagner

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Henry Kissinger is a writer, political scientist, diplomat and businessman. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973, he served as National Security Advisor and Secretary of State for both President Nixon and President Ford. He played a huge role in the foreign policy of the US between...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Britain, France and the Struggle for Leadership in the European Union

    By Anthony Adamthwaite

    Series: British Politics and Society

    This book takes a fresh look at British responses to European unity, challenging standard assumptions that Brits were not interested in Europe and that governments did the best they could in seeking to balance worldwide interests. By contrast, the author argues that the American alliance...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1680-1980 is the first textbook that specifically addresses the history of this empire on this continent. Written by two experts in the field, one on British Imperial history and one on African history, the book offers a uniquely balanced look at both the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border

    Karafuto / Sakhalin

    Edited by Svetlana Paichadze, Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    During the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded northwards and eastwards onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, it's Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. In...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Post-War Repatriation to Defeated Japan

    By Beatrice Trefalt

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The repatriation of more than six million Japanese from overseas territories in the period between 1945 and the mid-1950shaad a major impact on Japanese culture and politics. The book explores the tensions of identity that emerged during the years of re-integration and shows how tightly post-war...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge