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  1. The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    The Colonial Period to 1877

    Edited by Christos G. Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States. This volume, The Colonial Period to 1877, illuminates the early period of...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Fifty Key Thinkers on History

    3rd Edition

    By Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A History of British Elections since 1689

    By Chris Cook, John Stevenson

    A History of British Elections since 1689 represents a unique single-volume authoritative reference guide to British elections and electoral systems from the Glorious Revolution to the present day. The main focus is on general elections and associated by-elections, but Chris Cook and John Stevenson...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68

    By David Braund

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible. Crucial new discoveries remain buried in learned periodicals, and now that the study of...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Cosmology (Routledge Revivals)

    Historical, Philosophical, and Scientific Foundations of Modern Cosmology

    Edited by Norriss S. Hetherington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Encyclopedia of Cosmology, first published in 1993, recounts the history, philosophical assumptions, methodological ambiguities, and human struggles that have influenced the various responses to the basic questions of cosmology through the ages, as well as referencing important scientific...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Atlas of Early Modern Britain, 1485-1715

    By Christopher Daniell

    The Atlas of Early Modern Britain presents a unique visual survey of British history from the end of the Wars of the Roses through to the accession of George I in 1715. Featuring 117 maps, accompanied throughout by straightforward commentary and analysis, the atlas begins with a geographical...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Slavery

    Edited by Gad Heuman, Trevor Burnard

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Serious research in and around the history—and contemporary reality—of slavery is very wide-ranging, and flourishes as never before. This new four-volume collection from Routledge’s acclaimed series, Critical Concepts in Historical Studies, meets the need for a reference work to help users make...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Irish Historical Documents, 1172-1972 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Edmund Curtis, R. B. Macdowell

    First published in 1943, this volume collects together the principle Irish constitutional and political documents from the Introduction of English rule in the twelfth century to the treaty made between Great Britain and Ireland under Lloyd George’s government in 1921. The material is grouped into...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1928 and 1992, Routledge Library Editions: Women's History offers a selection of scholarship covering women's roles, gender battles, feminism and other issues through the ages. Topics include women in the World Wars, prostitution in Victorian...

    Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge