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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 847 new and published major works in the subject of History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. The History of Sexuality

    Edited by Anna Clark, Elizabeth Williams

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The history of sexuality has progressed from its earlier marginal status to a central place in historiography. Not only are its foci of research intriguing, but the field has initiated important theoretical advances for the discipline as a whole, especially through the work of Michel Foucault. ...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Exhibition of 1876 (5-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Koji Oi

    This is a collection of primary-source materials on the International Exhibition of 1876, the first major world’s fair in the United States. The Exhibition took place in Philadelphia from May to November 1876 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The World in Miniature (7-vol. ES set)

    Edited by Rie Shidooka

    ‘The World in Miniature’ was a popular series of illustrated, pocket-sized books. The series was originally produced by Rudolph Ackermann, a renowned London bookseller and publisher in the early nineteenth century. The series continued for several years from its launch in 1821 and was completed in...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Modern Traveller (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Noriyuki Harada

    This is the third part of a successful facsimile series which reprints The Modern Traveller, originally published in 30 volumes between 1825 and 1829. --Edited by Josiah Conder, known as the editor of journals like The Eclectic Review or The Patriot, The Modern Traveller was a successful series of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Foundations of the Modern Post Office (8-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Megumi Arai

    - This is a facsimile reprint collection of eight books on the British Post Office, originally published during a period of rapid modernization. - Written mainly by those who worked for the Post Office, or who were closely involved in the early development of postal systems, and based on their...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Provincial Towns (6-vol. EP set)

    Edited by Kota Ito

    - This is the first collection of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. - The first collection...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    The 4 volumes in this set, originally published between 1980 and 1983, bring to light and focus on the conflict between Japan and Australia and Japan and the USA. Timothy Hall’s volumes, richly illustrated with black & white photographs, used highly contentious documents as their sources and...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The War Against Japan, 1941-1945

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By John J. Sbrega

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    With over 5,200 entries, this volume remains one of the most extensive annotated bibliographies on the USA’s fight against Japan in the Second World War. Including books, articles, and de-classified documents up to the end of 1987, the book is organized into six categories: Part 1 presents...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Fall of Singapore 1942

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    Singapore fell to the Japanese on 15 September 1942, but in 1941 Europeans on the island felt still untouched by war, lulled into security by the belief that Singapore was impregnable from the sea. However, the Planning Chief of Imperial Army Headquarters in Tokyo had realised a successful invasion...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. New Guinea 1942-44

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    Drawing on material that had only just been released when this book was originally published in 1981, this book provides a graphic account of the war which, to all intents and purposes, was fought on Australian soil against Australian people – a war which came to the very door of Australia itself....

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge