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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 886 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.

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  1. Crisis and Change in the Venetian Economy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

    Edited by Brian Pullan

    The decline of Venice remains one of the classic episodes in the economic development of modern Europe. Its contrasts are familiar enough: the wealthiest commercial power in fifteenth-century Europe, the strongest western colonial power in the eastern Mediterranean, found its principal fame three...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Growth of the Athenian Economy

    By A French

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Social and Economic History of Medieval Europe

    By Gerald A. Hodgett

    This excellent and concise summary of the social and economic history of Europe in the Middle Ages examines the changing patterns and developments in agriculture, commerce, trade, industry and transport that took place during the millennium between the fall of the Roman Empire and the discovery of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Open-Field Farming in Medieval Europe

    A Study of Village By-laws

    By Warren Ault

    This book presents a detailed account of the co-operative practice of agriculture in medieval England, shedding much light on how medieval villagers governed their own affairs. During this period co-operation was essential in ploughing, sowing and reaping, with communal control of the pasturing of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The London Weaver's Company 1600 - 1970

    By Alfred Plummer

    The Worshipful Company of Weavers, the oldest of all the London Livery Companies, can trace its origins to a twelfth-century craft guild. Largely based upon original records never before studied in depth, this authorized history of the company covers the period from the end of the reign of...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. W.D. & H.O. Wills and the development of the UK tobacco Industry


    By B.W.E Alford

    This independent and critical study in economic and social history is based on free access to the records of W.D. & H.O. Wills. Dr Alford traces the history of the firm from its origin to its transformation into a constituent part of a larger company. Having played such a leading role in the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Industrial Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

    An outline of the beginnings of the modern factory system in England

    By Paul Mantoux

    This classic volume, first published in 1928, is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Industrial Revolution. Arranged in three distinct parts, it covers: * Preparatory Changes* Inventions and Factories* The Immediate Consequences. A valuable reference, it is, as Professor T. S....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Akbar and the Jesuits

    An Account of the Jesuit Missions to the Court of Akbar

    By Father Pierre du Jarric Jarric

    First published in 1926.'These documents are full of intimate interest' Times Literary Supplement'A serious and intensely interesting piece of work' The GuardianThe Jesuit missionaries were some of the earliest Europeans to find their way into the Mogul empire in the sixteenth century. Spending...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The First Englishmen in India

    Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans written by themselves

    Edited by J. Courtenay Locke

    First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the beginnings of the British Indian Empire can be seen, arising out of the trading operations of the East India Company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The True History of his Captivity 1557

    Hans Staden

    'The Broadway Travellers contains few more exciting stories than that of Staden.' Sunday Times'The present translation of his adventures among the Brazilian cannibals, with which the gruesome original woodcuts are included, now make Staden's story available to a larger public...'New StatesmanThe...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge