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Major Works: World/International History

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 26 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.

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. Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    This 7-volume set reissues a range of classic out-of-print texts that cover a host of issues that have contributed to the development of modern East and South East Asia. With titles covering economics, politics, history, anthropology and security, this set provides the researcher with an essential...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    Marxist thought continues to be relevant in the modern world, perhaps to the surprise of those who celebrated the fall of the Berlin Wall with the declaration that democracy and the market had ‘won’ the march of history. This 23-volume set collects together both accounts of the development of...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Planning and Profit in the Urban Economy

    By T.A. Broadbent

    This book was first published in 1977....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  9. London Government and the Welfare Services

    By S.K. Ruck

    This book was first published in 1963....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Algeria: The Revolution Institutionalized
    By John P. Entelis
    To Be Published December 14th 2015
  2. Algeria and France: From Colonialism to Cooperation
    By Dorothy Pickles
    To Be Published December 14th 2015
  3. Contemporary North Africa: Issues of Development and Integration
    Edited by Halim Barakat
    To Be Published December 14th 2015
  4. Imperialism and China 1800-1945 CC 4V
    Edited by Ralph Huenemann
    To Be Published January 15th 2016
  5. Women in the Medieval World
    Edited by Cordelia Beattie
    To Be Published February 15th 2016

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