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New and Published Books

  1. Gender and Power in Britain 1640-1990

    By Susan Kingsley Kent

    Gender and Power in Britain is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines:* the roles,...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Future of the Past

    Archaeologists, Native Americans and Repatriation

    By Tamara Bray

    To date, the notion of repatriation has been formulated as a highly polarized debate with museums, archaeologists, and anthropologists on one side, and Native Americans on the other. This volume offers both a retrospective and a prospective look at the topic of repatriation. By juxtaposing the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mussolini

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Neville

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    This new edition of Peter Neville’s Mussolini traces and analyses the life of one of the most fascinating twentieth century European dictators, Benito Mussolini, while placing his life in its historic Italian context. Engaging and accessible, the Duce’s career is traced from his roots as a...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Making of Victorian England

    By G. Kitson Clark

    First published in 1965. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Lord Salisbury

    By Dr E David Steele

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Power and Politics in Old Regime France, 1720-1745

    By Peter Campbell

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Marxism in Britain

    Dissent, Decline and Re-emergence 1945-c.2000

    By Keith Laybourn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    Since the Second World War, Marxism in Britain has declined almost to the point of oblivion. The Communist Party of Great Britain had more than 50,000 members in the early 1940s, but less than 5,000 when it disbanded in 1991. Dissenting and Trotskyist organisations experienced a very similar...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

    Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Socialist Alternative to Bolshevik Russia

    The Socialist Revolutionary Party, 1921-39

    By Elizabeth White

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Socialist Revolutionary party, which had been the largest and most popular party in Russia in 1917, did not after the October Revolution just disappear into the "dustbin of history", as Trotsky hoped, but – led by its leadership in exile in the 1920s and 1930s – continued to observe and comment...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge