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A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes

by Richard Ligon

In this eye-witness history of Barbados, Ligon gives perhaps the earliest account of attempts at sugar manufacture. His description of a plantation indicates the size and complexity of the estates acquired in...


Managing the Business of Empire: Essays in Honour of David Fieldhouse

by Peter Burroughs & A.J. Stockwell

This collection of essays honours David Fieldhouse, latterly Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History at Cambridge and a foremost authority on the economics of the modern British Empire. The contributors...


Imperialism, Academe and Nationalism: Britain and University Education for Africans 1860-1960

by Apollos O. Nwauwa

Using British Colonial Office papers, the archives of colonial governments in Africa, and the writings of African nationalists, Dr Nwauwa examines the long history of the demand for the establishment of universities...


Holstun Pamphlet Wars: Prose in the English Revolution

by James Holston

The English Revolution of 1642-60 produced an explosion of stylistically and ideologically diverse pamphlet literature. The essays collected here focus on the prose of this new revolutionary era, and the new...


Arts of Perception: The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720

by Jeremy Robbins

Arts of Perception offers a new account of a key period in Spanish history and culture and a fundamental reassessment of its major writers and intellectuals, including Gracián, Quevedo, Calderón, Saavedra...


The Royal Navy and the Arctic Convoys: A Naval Staff History

by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

Published here for the first time, this volume presents a superb range of insights into this crucial effort of the Second World War.

This Naval Staff History describes the vital role of the Arctic Convoys, 1941-1945...


Dissidence and Literature Under Nero: The Price of Rhetoricization

by Vasily Rudich

This work inquires into the impact of dissident sensibilities on the writings of the major Neronian authors. It offers a detailed and innovative analysis of essays, poetry and fiction written by Seneca, Lucan...


The Map of Africa by Treaty

by Sir E. Hertslet

First published in 1895, this is a guide to the stages and bargains by which the present African frontiers have been created.


Aphrodite and Eros: The Development of Greek Erotic Mythology

by Barbara Breitenberger

This book offers a groundbreaking revision of the popular image of Aphrodite and Eros that lives on in Roman poetry (Venus and Cupid) and has inspired artists for centuries. An interdisciplinary analysis of...


Global Geostrategy: Mackinder and the Defence of the West

by Brian Blouet

This is a new examination of Halford Mackinder's seminal global geostrategic work, from the perspective of geography, diplomatic history, political science, international relations, imperial history, and the...


Medicine and the Reformation

by Andrew Cunningham & Ole Peter Grell

The tremendous changes in the role and significance of religion during Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation affected all of society. Yet, there have been few attempts to view medicine and the ideas...


Soldier Heroes: British Adventure, Empire and the Imagining of Masculinities

by Graham Dawson

Soldier Heroes explores the imagining of masculinities within adventure stories. Drawing on literary theory, cultural materialism and Kleinian psychoanalysis, it analyses modern British adventure heroes as historical...


Society and Politics in Germany: 1500-1750

by G. Benecke

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Nazism and German Society, 1933-1945

by David Crew

The image of the Third Reich as a monolithic state presiding over the brainwashed, fanatical masses, retains a tenacious grip on the general public's imagination. However, a growing body of research on the social...


Tragic Seneca: An Essay in the Theatrical Tradition

by A. J. Boyle

Tragic Seneca undertakes a radical re-evaluation of Seneca's plays, their relationship to Roman imperial culture and their instrumental role in the evolution of the European theatrical tradition.

Following an...


The Roman House in Britain

by Dominic Perring

This authoritative and original work sets the results of recent archaeological research in the context of classical scholarship, as it explores three main aspects of Romano-British buildings:

* general characteristics...


History of Greece: From the Time of Solon to 403 BC

by George Grote, M.O.B. Caspari & J.M. Mitchell

Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value...


Legacy of Soviet Dissent

by Robert Horvath

During the 1970s, dissidents like Sakharov and Solzhenitsyn dominated Western perceptions of the USSR, but were then quickly forgotten, as Gorbachev's reformers monopolised the spotlight. This book restores...


Tax Systems and Tax Reforms in Latin America

by Luigi Bernardi, Alberto Barreix & Anna Marenzi

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of tax systems and tax reforms in a number of Latin American countries since the early 1990's, including Argentina and Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico, Paraguay, Colombia,...


Caporetto 1917: Victory or Defeat?

by Mario Morselli

This work concerns the Battle of Caporetto in October 1917, where the Austro-German Army broke through the Italian lines forcing them to retreat after losing half their force. The book examines why, having routed...