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New and Published Books

  1. The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East

    Intelligence and Decolonization, 1940-1948

    By Meir Zamir

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    The role of intelligence in colonialism and decolonization is a rapidly expanding field of study. The premise of The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East is that intelligence statecraft is the "missing dimension" in the established historiography of the Middle East during and after World War...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The British Atlantic Empire Before the American Revolution

    By Glyndwr Williams

    First Published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. History of Barbados

    By Sir Robert Schomburg

    First published in 1998...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914

    Edited by Bill Forsythe, Joseph Melling

    This comprehensive collection provides a fascinating summary of the debates on the growth of institutional care during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Revising and revisiting Foucault, it looks at the significance of ethnicity, race and gender as well as the impact of political and cultural...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Modern Sports in Asia

    Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Younghan Cho, Charles Leary

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    "Modern sports" were introduced to Asia in the late nineteenth century as an innovation from the West, concurrently with the development of modern society in Asia. This book traces the historical developments of sporting cultures in Asia in specific local contexts – including Singapore, China,...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Haunting Past: Politics, Economics and Race in Caribbean Life

    Politics, Economics and Race in Caribbean Life

    By Alvin O. Thompson

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The History of Africa

    The Quest for Eternal Harmony

    By Molefi Kete Asante

    There is a paradox about Africa: it remains a subject that attracts considerable attention yet rarely is there a full appreciation of its complexity. African historiography has typically consisted of writing Africa for Europe—instead of writing Africa for itself, as itself, from its own...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Archaeology of Roman Britain

    Biography and Identity

    By Adam Rogers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Within the colonial history of the British Empire there are difficulties in reconstructing the lives of people that came from very different traditions of experience. The Archaeology of Roman Britain argues that a similar critical approach to the lives of people in Roman Britain needs to be...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Aboriginal Peoples, Colonialism and International Law

    Raw Law

    By Irene Watson

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

    This work is the first to assess the legality and impact of colonisation from the viewpoint of Aboriginal law, rather than from that of the dominant Western legal tradition. It begins by outlining the Aboriginal legal system as it is embedded in Aboriginal people’s complex relationship with their...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge