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  1. The Island Race

    Englishness, Empire and Gender in the Eighteenth Century

    By Kathleen Wilson

    Rooted in a period of vigorous exploration and colonialism, The Island Race: Englishness, empire and gender in the eighteenth century is an innovative study of the issues of nation, gender and identity. Wilson bases her analysis on a wide range of case studies drawn both from Britain and across the...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  2. Negotiated Empires

    Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500–1820

    Edited by Christine Daniels, Michael V. Kennedy

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    In this innovative volume, leading historians of the early modern Americas examine the subjects of early modern, continuing colonization, and the relations between established colonies and frontiers of settlement. Their original essays about centers and peripheries in Spanish, Portuguese, French,...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Rosicrucian Enlightenment

    2nd Edition

    By Frances Yates

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A history of the role that the occult has played in the formation of modern science and medicine, The Rosicrucian Enlightenment has had a tremendous impact on our understanding of the western esoteric tradition. Beautifully illustrated, it remains one of those rare works of scholarship which the...

    Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking the African Diaspora

    The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil

    Edited by Edna G. Bay, Kristin Mann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    As a result of new research, we can now paint a more complex picture of peoples and cultures in the south Atlantic, from the earliest period of the slave trade up to the present. The nine papers in this volume indicate that a dynamic and continuous movement of peoples east as well as west across...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Gandhi

    By David Arnold

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even a compelling orator. His 'power' therefore makes a particularly fascinating subject for...

    Published August 27th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Tropical Versailles

    Empire, Monarchy, and the Portuguese Royal Court in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1821

    By Kirsten Schultz

    Series: New World in the Atlantic World

    This engaging study tells the fascinating story of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World....

    Published August 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  7. British Imperialism

    1688-2000, 2nd Edition

    By P.J. Cain, A. G. Hopkins

    A milestone in the understanding of British history and imperialism, and truly global in its reach, this magisterial account received numerous accolades from reviewers in its first edition. The first to coin the phrase "gentlemanly capitalism", Cain and Hopkins make the strong and provocative...

    Published August 17th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Imperial Networks

    Creating Identities in Nineteenth-Century South Africa and Britain

    By Alan Lester

    Imperial Networks investigates the discourses and practices of British colonialism. It reveals how British colonialism in the Eastern Cape region was informed by, and itself informed, imperial ideas and activities elsewhere, both in Britain and in other colonies. It examines: * the origins and...

    Published July 25th 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Decline and Fall of the Habsburg Empire, 1815-1918

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Sked

    A new and revised edition of Alan Sked’s groundbreaking book which examines how the Habsburg Empire survived the revolutionary turmoil of 1848.‘The Year of Revolutions', saw the whole of Europe convulsed in turmoil and revolt. Yet the Habsburg Empire survived. As state after state succumbed to the...

    Published July 18th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

    By Harry Harmer

    Series: Longman Companions To History

    This Companion provides the essential background to the defining fate of the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Central to the book are detailed chronologies on the development and decline of the slave trade, slavery in colonial North and South...

    Published June 7th 2001 by Routledge