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New and Published Books

  1. The German Underworld (Routledge Revivals)

    Deviants and Outcasts in German History

    By Richard J. Evans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, which was first published in 1988, deals with the neglected history of the lowest layers of German society, of marginal, outcast and deviant groups such as arsonists, witches, bandits, infanticides, poachers, murderers, prostitutes, vagrants and thieves, from the end of the thirteenth...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Society and Politics in Wilhelmine Germany (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard J. Evans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the search for the causes of the First World War and the origins of Hitler’s ‘Third Reich’, the attention of historians has turned increasingly towards the development of German society under Kaiser Wilhelm II. These ten essays, first published in 1978, introduced interpretations of Wilhelmine...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The German Peasantry (Routledge Revivals)

    Conflict and Community in Rural Society from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1986, surveys the history of rural society in Germany from the eighteenth century to the present day. The contributions include studies of Junker estates and small farming communities, serfs and landless labourers, maidservants and worker-peasants. They demonstrate the...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The German Family (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the Family in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book surveys the history of the German family in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributions deal with the influence of industrialisation on family life in town and country, with rural families and communities under the impact of social and economic change, and with the role and...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The German Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, Dick Geary

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Unemployment was perhaps the major problem confronting European society at the time in which this book was first published in 1987, and is arguably still the case today. This collection of essays by British and German historians contributes to the debate by taking a close look at unemployment in...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity: 1050-1500
    Edited by R. N. Swanson
    To Be Published April 20th 2015
  2. The History of Medicine
    Edited by Roger Cooter, Claudia Stein
    To Be Published July 8th 2015
  3. Central and South-Eastern Europe 2016, 16th Edition
    Edited by Europa Publications
    To Be Published August 20th 2015
  4. Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History
    Edited by Francesco Boldizzoni, Pat Hudson
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  5. South Asia 2016, 13th Edition
    Edited by Europa Publications
    To Be Published October 1st 2015

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