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The Tudor Law of Treason (Routledge Revivals): An Introduction

by John Bellamy

This title, first published in 1979, was ground-breaking in its exploration of the understudied area of the Tudor law of treason. Bellamy first examines the scope of that law, noting the inheritance from the...


The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

by Christopher Chant

Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning...


The Handbook of British Regiments (Routledge Revivals)

by Christopher Chant

Since the creation of the standing army in 1661, when each regiment was known by the name of its current colonel, there have been many reforms and rationalizations of the British army. From 31 cavalry regiments...


China's African Challenges

by Sarah Raine

China's relations with African nations have changed dramatically over the past decade. African oil now accounts for more than 30% of China's oil imports, and China is Africa's second-largest single-country trading...


An Imperial State at War: Britain From 1689-1815

by Lawrence Stone

The study of eighteenth century history has been transformed by the writings of John Brewer, and most recently, with The Sinews of Power, he challenged the central concepts of British history. Brewer argues...


The Ultimate Spectacle: A Visual History of the Crimean War

by Ulrich Keller

Chloroform, telegraphy, steamships and rifles were distinctly modern features of the Crimean War. Covered by a large corps of reporters, illustrators and cameramen, it also became the first media war in history....


Vichy Law and the Holocaust in France

by Richard H. Weisberg

The involvement of Vichy France with Nazi Germany's anti-Jewish policy has long been a source of debate and contention. At a time when France, after decades of denial, has finally acknowledged responsibility...


Sylvia Pankhurst: Sexual Politics And Political Activism

by Barbara Winslow

This study brings to light Sylvia Pankhurst's political involvement in the Suffrage, working class and socialist movements. It is intended for undergraduate courses in women's studies


The Great Rebuildings Of Tudor And Stuart England: Revolutions In Architectural Taste

by Colin Platt

Rural England's Great Rebuilding of 1570-1640, first identified by W.G. Hoskins in 1953, has been vigorously debated ever since. Some critics have re-dated it on a regional basis. Still more have seen Great...


Organized Crime in Southeast Europe

by Ekavi Athanassaopolou

In recent years, organized crime has become endemic in the countries of southeast Europe giving rise to an urgent debate on what needs to be done to fight it. This collection of essays contributes directly to...


Civil-Military Relations in Post-Communist Europe: Reviewing the Transition

by Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey & Anthony Forster

Fifteen years after the fall of communism, we are able to appraise the results of the multi-faceted postcommunist transition in Central and Eastern Europe with authority.  This volume specifically addresses...


The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain: A Bibliography of Criticism and Documentation

by Philip B. Thomason & Ceri Byrne

Previously published as a special issue of The Bulletin of Spanish Studies, The Eighteenth-Century Theatre in Spain is the second in a series of research bibliographies on the Theatre in Spain.

Representing...


The Sahara: Past, Present and Future

by Jeremy Keenan

This collection examines the Sahara holistically from the earliest (prehistoric) times through the 'historical' period to the present and with political direction into the future. The contributions cover palaeoclimatology,...


Locating Asian Australian Cultures

by Tseen Khoo

Locating Asian Australian Cultures is a timely and challenging interdisciplinary compilation that sets a contemporary benchmark for Asian Australian studies and its future directions.

In the dynamic field of...


Terrorism and the Politics of Naming

by Michael Bhatia

Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume assesses the nature, power, role and function of names in global politics and the international media.

Names are not objective, they...


Homeland Security and Criminal Justice: Five Years After 9/11

by Everette B. Penn

No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than...


The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 - 1939: Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

by Penelope Kissoudi

The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from...


Politics and Pitfalls of Japan Ethnography: Reflexivity, Responsibility, and Anthropological Ethics

by Jennifer Robertson

Four anthropologists, Elise Edwards, Ann Elise Lewallen, Bridget Love and Tomomi Yamaguchi, draw on their fieldwork experiences in Japan to demonstrate collectively the inadequacy of both the Code of Ethics...


Assessing the Capitalist Peace

by Gerald Schneider & Nils Petter Gleditsch

Researchers have recently reinvigorated the idea that key features associated with a capitalist organization of the economy render nation states internally and externally more peaceful. According to this adage,...


Nobel: A Century of Prize Winners

by Michael Worek

The story of the winners of the world's most prestigious prize, now updated to include the 2009 recipients.