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Major Works: World/International History

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 new and published major works in the subject of World/International 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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 Cold War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) The Cold War dominated international politics between 1945 and 1990, when the two superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, vied for supremacy. Their clash profoundly influenced the main trends of the time, including...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Genocide

    Edited by A. Dirk Moses

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Stimulated anew in the 1990s by the slaughter and the so-called ‘ethnic cleansing’ in the former Yugoslavia, and by the horrors of Rwanda, research about and around genocide flourishes as never before. Genocide studies has now accrued a large, sophisticated, and growing, body of scholarly...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Urban Sociology

    By R.N. Morris

    This book offers a coherant theoretical introduction to urban sociology. Based on the urban theory of Louis Wirth, it systematically examines Wirth's principal ideas in the contexts of pre-industrial cities, industrial cities and bureaucracies. Morris discusses conditions for the emergence of...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  4. European Urbanization, 1500-1800

    By Jan de Vries

    In European Urbanization Jan de Vries provides a comprehensive data base for understanding the nature of the changes that took place in European cities from 1500 to 1800. The book is based on an immense systematic survey of the population history of 379 European cities with 10,000 or more...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Planning and Profit in the Urban Economy

    By T.A. Broadbent

    This book was first published in 1977....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Urban Sociology

    Critical Essays

    Edited by C.G. Pickvance

    This book applies the historical materialist, or Marxist view of urban sociology and collates some fundamental sources of this perspective available. This book was first published in 1976....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Centrality and Cities

    By James Bird

    Professor Bird presents a synthesis of the many approaches to the study of a central featuer of modern life - the city, including its distant past and its future. He sees centrality as a mental projection on to space, and discusses the concept in relation to three types of its manifestation in...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Applied Urban Analysis

    A critique and synthesis

    By Ian Cullen

    Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Great Cities of the World

    Their government, Politics and Planning

    Edited by W.A. Robson

    The giant city of today is a unique phenomenon. Never before have such acute problems of government, the provision of essential services, planning, social life, and civilized living arisen from uncontrolled urbanization. In the West and in the East, in the more developed and in the less developed...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

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