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  1. The Essential Trotsky (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    When Lenin died and the Russian Revolution began to devour its leaders, Trotsky survived longer than most as an exile in Mexico, until his assassination in 1940. The Essential Trotsky, first published in 1963, demonstrates the significance of this innovative and radical thinker’s contribution to...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Real Situation in Russia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Real Situation in Russia, first published in 1928, contains three of Trotsky’s harshest rebuttals of Stalin’s takeover of the Russian Revolution following the death of Lenin. The first part contains a defence of the ‘Opposition Platform’ against the Stalinist denunciation; the second details...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Defence of Terrorism (Routledge Revivals)

    Terrorism and Communism

    By Leon Trotsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Defence of Terrorism, originally written in 1920 on a military train during the Russian Civil War, represents one of Trotsky’s most wide-ranging and original contributions to the debates that dominated the 1920s and ‘30s. Trotsky’s intention is "far away from any thought of defending terrorism...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Subject of Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)

    Identity and Difference in Renaissance Drama

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, The Subject of Tragedy takes the drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the starting point for an analysis of the differential identities of man and woman. Catherine Belsey charts, in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts, the production in the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Communism and Development (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Bideleux

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this book provides a comprehensive reappraisal of the diverse Communist development strategies that shaped the twentieth century. Robert Bideleux emphasises the appalling human and economic costs of the most widely adopted ‘Stalinist’ strategies of forced industrialisation...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Boredom, Colonialism and War

    Dreams of Power and Agency, 1870-1930

    By Erik Ringmar

    Series: New International Relations

    Why is liberalism unable to account for the violence which persists in modern society? Boredom, Colonialism and War is a wide ranging IR study which looks at the role of cutural systems in warfare, the modern condition and the failure of globalization to halt war through international free trade....

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Mythology, Globalization and World Order

    Power, and Deception in the Global Political Economy

    By Mark Bailey

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book investigates the role that myth plays in constructing and legitimating forms of world order. Using a combination of political philosophy, anthropology, Jungian depth psychology, and IPE approaches, the book demonstrates why theorisation of the role of myth within the discourses of...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. International Aid

    By Paul Mosley

    Series: Global Institutions

    The book provides an up-to-date overview of the politics by which aid flows are determined and of their impact on development, from the level of the global economy down to the individual household. There is a particular focus on the promise of the Millennium Development Goals to ‘make poverty...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Anti-Pelagian Imagination in Political Theory and International Relations

    Dealing in Darkness

    By Nick Rengger

    This work seeks to draw together some of the key work of the scholar Nicholas Rengger, focusing on the theme of the 'anti-pelagian imagination' in poltiical theory and international relations. Drawing on both unpublished and previously published pieces, Rengger frames the collection with a detailed...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge