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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 558 new and published books in the subject of Political History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes' Leviathan

    By Glen Newey

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Hobbes is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought, and his seminal text Leviathan is widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes’ Leviathan introduces the major...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Thought in Ireland Since the Seventeenth Century

    Edited by D. George Boyce, Dr Robert Eccleshall, Robert Eccleshall, Vincent Geoghegan

    These pioneering essays provide a unique study of the development of political ideas in Ireland from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. The book breaks away from the traditional emphasis in Irish historiography on the nationalism/unionism debate to focus instead on previously neglected areas...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Fit Work for Women

    Edited by Sandra Burman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Wilson Governments 1964-1970 Reconsidered

    Edited by glen O'Hara, Helen Parr

    This book provides a fascinating re-assessment of our view of the Wilson governments of 1964-1970. This new text draws on newly available sources, across the range of British government, and for the first time looks at the whole range of political and state activity. This critical appraisal...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

    By Brian Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Woman Movement

    Feminism in the United States and England

    By William L. O'Neill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is enlightening. Professor O’Neill starts with Mary Wollstonecraft and traces the development of the attack on Victorian institutions right up to...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Spain 1914-1918

    Between War and Revolution

    By Francisco J. Romero Salvado, Francisco Jose Romero Salvado

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    This work analyses the Spanish experience of the First World War in terms of the general crisis in Europe at this time. In Spain, as elsewhere, the impact of four years of devastating conflict resulted in ideological militancy, economic dislocation and social struggle. The author examines the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Memory and Memorials, 1789-1914

    Literary and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Matthew Campbell, Jaqueline M. Labbe, Sally Shuttleworth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Ranging historically from the French Revolution to the beginnings of Modernism, this book examines the significance of memory in an era of furious social change. Through an examination of literature, history and science the authors explore the theme of memory as a tool of social progression. This...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Thebes in the Fifth Century (Routledge Revivals)

    Heracles Resurgent

    By Nancy Demand

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In the fifth century BC Thebes, faced with the challenges presented by defeat and disgrace in the Persian Wars – it had sided with the invaders – succeeded not only in regaining its former prominence, but also in laying the groundwork for its hegemony of Greece in the early part of the fourth...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War

    Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade

    Edited by Natasa Miskovic, Harald Fischer-Tiné, Nada Boskovska

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge