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Major Works: Political History

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 41 new and published major works in the subject of Political 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. Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

    By Brian Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Rise Up, Women!

    The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914

    By Andrew Rosen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this campaign: the Women’s Social and Political Union. With the use of previously unpublished correspondence of Mrs Emmeline...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Fit Work for Women

    Edited by Sandra Burman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Leninism, Stalinism, and the Women's Movement in Britain, 1920-1939

    By Sue Bruley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book offers a detailed examination of the interaction between socialism and feminism through the lens of one particular socialist organisation, the Communist Party of Great Britain, from its foundation in 1920 until the outbreak of the Second World War. The study of socialism and feminism in...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Woman Movement

    Feminism in the United States and England

    By William L. O'Neill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is enlightening. Professor O’Neill starts with Mary Wollstonecraft and traces the development of the attack on Victorian institutions right up to...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Women in Protest 1800-1850

    By Malcolm I. Thomis, Jennifer Grimmett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    There is still much uncertainty about the role of nineteenth-century British women in social and political protest. As politics was a man’s world virtually all official accounts and statistics of popular protest deal only with the men involved. It is well known that women participated in food riots...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Security and Stability in the Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

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

    No region of the world has been more affected by the forces of instability and the factors of war and insecurity than has the Middle East. The area has seen more violence and conflict in the last three or four decades than all of the other world regions put together. Moreover, conflict in the area...

    Published December 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. English Historical Documents 1558–1603

    Edited by Ian W. Archer, F. Douglas Price

    Series: English Historical Documents

    Praise for the series: ‘Perhaps the most important historical undertaking of our age... one of the most valuable historical works ever produced.’ Times Literary Supplement ‘A landmark in the field of historical endeavour... the most admirable collection of sources on English history that exists.’...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Imperial Japan and the World, 1931-1945

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    The transformation of Japan in the years between 1931 and 1945 into an expansionist and potentially hegemonic power that threatened the stability of the international order in East Asia is a topic that is central to any understanding of the region’s history in the twentieth century. This new...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  10. W.H. Greenleaf, The British Political Tradition

    By Prof W H Greenleaf, W.H. Greenleaf

    First published by Methuen in the 1980sVolume I: The Rise of Collectivism:This volume establishes the central theme that the most important feature of British political life since the nineteenth century has been the extension of the role of government at all levels. Volume II: The Ideological...

    Published January 1st 2008 by Routledge