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  1. Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal...

    Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Latin America since Independence

    A History with Primary Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Alexander Dawson

    What is Latin America, after all? While histories of the "other" Americas often link disparate histories through revolutionary or tragic narratives, Latin America since Independence begins with the assumption that our efforts to imagine a common past for nearly thirty countries are deeply...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Twenty-nine Years in the West Indies and Central Africa

    A Review of Missionary Work and Adventure 1829-1858

    By The Rev Hope Masterton Wadell

    First published in 1970...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hegemonic Peace and Empire

    The Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana

    By Ali Parchami

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of 'hegemony' and 'empire'. It addresses three main themes: a conceptual examination of the way in which hegemony has been justified; a linguistic study of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

    By David Hicks

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Revolutionary Lives in South Asia

    Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam

    The term ‘revolutionary’ is used liberally in histories of Indian anticolonialism, but scarcely defined. Implicitly understood, it functions as a signpost or a badge, generously conferred in hagiographies, loosely invoked in historiography, and strategically deployed in contemporary political...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Writings on Imperialism and Internationalism (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    J. A. Hobson’s Imperialism: A Study, first written in 1902, was undoubtedly his most prolific work. Yet he wrote frequently about the topic of imperialism of the course of his career, and a number of his articles are included in this collection, first published in 1992. Exploring areas such as the...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Germany, France, Russia and Islam (Routledge Revivals)

    By Heinrich Von Treitschke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Heinrich Von Treitschke was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. In Germany, France, Russia and Islam, he considers European diplomatic relations from the patriotic perspective of imperial Germany, in particular examining Germany’s relationship to Turkey...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Radical Politics in Colonial Punjab

    Governance and Sedition

    By Shalini Sharma

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The actions of the radical left in Punjab in pre-Independence India during the 1920s and 30s have often been viewed as foreign and quintessentially un-Indian due to their widely vilified opposition to the Quit India campaign. This book examines some of these deterministic misapprehensions and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge