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  1. North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and...

    Published August 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945

    2nd Edition

    By Beverley Milton-Edwards

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Featuring a brand new examination of Islamic fundamentalism in the wake of the Arab Spring, this fully revised and updated second edition of Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 analyzes the roots and emergence of Islamic movements in the modern world and the main thinkers that inspired them....

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Africa's Contemporary Challenges

    The Legacy of Amilcar Cabral

    Edited by Carlos Lopes

    This book reviews Cabral’s intellectual contribution to current debates on race, identity, nation building, democracy, leadership and ethics. The key leader of the national liberation movements of former Portuguese African colonies is considered to be one of their foremost intellectuals...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. American Civilization

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By David C Mauk, John Oakland

    This revised and updated edition of the hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life. This sixth edition examines the central dimensions of American society from geography and the...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Russia’s Changing Economic and Political Regimes

    The Putin Years and Afterwards

    Edited by Andrey Makarychev, Andre Mommen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The book reveals the interconnection between social, cultural and political protest movements and social and economic changes in a post-communist country like Russia still dominated by bureaucratic rulers and "oligarchs" controlling all basic industries and mining activities. Those interests are...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music

    Edited by Jonathan C. Friedman

    The major objective of this collection of 28 essays is to analyze the trends, musical formats, and rhetorical devices used in popular music to illuminate the human condition. By comparing and contrasting musical offerings in a number of countries and in different contexts from the 19th century...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. British Ways of Counter-insurgency

    A Historical Perspective

    Edited by Matthew Hughes

    This edited collection examines the British ‘way’ in counter-insurgency. It brings together and consolidates new scholarship on the counter-insurgency associated with the end of empire, foregrounding a dark and violent history of British imperial rule, one that stretched back to the nineteenth...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Revisiting the Colonial Past in Morocco

    Edited by Driss Maghraoui

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    Exploring the concept of ‘colonial cultures,’ this book analyses how these cultures both transformed, and were transformed by, their various societies. Challenging both the colonial vulgate, and the nationalist paradigm, Revisiting the Colonial Past in Morocco, examines the lesser known...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Constraints and Adjustments in British Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Leifer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1972, offers a detailed analysis of the post-war formulation of foreign policy, as Britain sought to detach itself from its imperialist past and moved towards a European future. The contributors – all experts in their fields – together provide a comprehensive...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Communist Indochina

    By R. B. Smith

    Edited by Beryl Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1929-30 to the end of the 1970s. It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina in 1940, and the subsequent relationship between the Japanese occupiers and the Vichy French...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge