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Major Works: Politics & International Relations

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 394 new and published major works in the subject of Politics & International Relations — 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.

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  1. 'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War)

    The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

    By Holger H. Herwig

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Originally published in 1980 ‘Luxury’ Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill’s) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions, the first two sections of the book analyse Admiral Tirpitz’s programme of building...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Strategy and Supply (RLE The First World War)

    The Anglo-Russian Alliance 1914-1917

    By Keith Neilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Based on a wide range of primary sources, this book shows the way in which diplomacy, economics, finance and strategy became intertwined during the First World War. The author examines the diplomatic, economic, financial and military relations between Britain and Russia and argues that the key to...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Britain, America and the Sinews of War 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Kathleen Burk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Anglo-American relations were transformed during the First World War. Britain was already in long-term economic decline relative to the United States, but this decline was accelerated by the war, which was militarily a victory for Britain, but economically a catastrophe. This book sets out the...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Socialism and the Challenge of War (RLE The First World War)

    Ideas and Politics in Britain, 1912-18

    By Jay M. Winter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    The First World War marks a crucial period in the history of the socialist wing of the British labour movement. This book is an account of the development of the political ideas and activities of some of the most influential British socialist thinkers of that time: Beatrice and Sidney Webb, R. H....

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Britain and the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    Edited by John Turner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This book gives students an informed insight into the British experience in the First World War. The contributors, all established First World War historians, have drawn on their own research and secondary sources to give a succinct account of politics, diplomacy, strategy and social developments...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. German Policy Toward Neutral Spain, 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Ron Carden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume describes and analyses the methods Germany used to reinforce Spain’s independence thereby preventing Madrid’s entry into the war on the Allied side. While there have been many studies dealing with the wartime economic histories of Holland, Switzerland, Denmark and Iceland, Spain,...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Transformation in China

    Edited by Jieyu Liu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Since the late 1970s, China has transformed from an inefficient centrally planned backwater to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. While economic reform has enabled average living standards to improve immensely, the benefits have been shared disproportionately depending on demographic factors...

    Published January 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Syria

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Syria

    Routledge Library Editions: Syria brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With a variety of titles covering Syria's politics, history and culture, this set provides in one place a wealth of...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Ba'th and the Creation of Modern Syria (RLE Syria)

    By David Roberts

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Syria

    This book traces the development of modern Syria focusing on the contribution of the Ba’th party and Ba’thist ideology. It examines the roots of the Ba’th in the intellectual ferment of the 1940s and charts its growing influence on Syrian politics. Special attention is devoted to the crucial Sixth...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Soviet Union and Syria (RLE Syria)

    By Efraim Karsh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Syria

    This Chatham House Paper examines the nature of Soviet relations with Syria, assessing the commitments made and the gains reaped by Moscow and Damascus in the economic, military and political spheres. After discussing Soviet interests in the region in general and with regard to Syria in particular,...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge