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The Crusades and the Near East

by Conor Kostick

The crusades are often seen as epitomising a period when hostility between Christian West and the Muslim Near East reached an all time high. This edited volume reveals a more complex story, exploring how the...

Ancient Graffiti in Context

by Jennifer Baird & Claire Taylor

Ancient Graffiti in Context brings together papers by historians and archaeologists using graffiti as evidence to explore the Greek and Roman worlds. Illuminating such varied topics as ancient emotions, Roman...

Reassessing Cold War Europe

by Sari Autio-Sarasmo & Katalin Miklóssy

This book presents a comprehensive reassessment of Europe in the Cold War period, 1945-91. It shows that relations between East and West were based not only on confrontation and mutual distrust, but also on...

The Routledge Companion to Film History

by William Guynn

The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensible guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. Incorporating a series of 11 introductory, critical essays on key subject areas, with a...

Britain and Europe

by NJ Crowson

Exploring the political, diplomatic and military relationship between Britain and Europe, this accessible and wide-ranging textbook is essential core reading for students of British and European history and...

Water Resources and Development

by Clive Agnew & Philip Woodhouse

Water Resources and Development explores water management strategies through scientific, social and political perspectives, and uses case studies to exemplify four key development challenges: economic growth,...

Diaspora Literature and Visual Culture

by Sheng-mei Ma

This book offers an incisive and ambitious critique of Asian Diaspora culture, looking specifically at literature and visual popular culture. Sheng-mei Ma's engaging text discusses issues of self and its relationship...

The Victorian City

by Judith Flanders

From the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed author of The Invention of Murder, an extraordinary, revelatory portrait of everyday life on the streets of Dickens' London.

The nineteenth century...

A Sweet and Glorious Land

by John Keahey

In the winter of 1897-1898, Victorian writer George Gissing made a well-chronicled journey throughout southern Italy. The result was a book, By the Ionian Sea, in which he detailed the influence of ancient Greece...

Public Health and the Us Military

by Bobby A Wintermute

The first large conceptual overview of the role of the US Army Medical Department in American society during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this book details the institutional culture and quest...

The Last English King

by Julian Rathbone

On September 27, 1066, Duke William of Normandy sailed for England with hundreds of ships and over 8,000 men. King Harold of England, weakened by a ferocious Viking invasion from the north, could muster little...

Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama

by Kanika Batra

In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers...

The Routledge Companion to Epistemology

by Sven Bernecker & Duncan Pritchard

Epistemology, the philosophy of knowledge, is at the core of many of the central debates and issues in philosophy, interrogating the notions of truth, objectivity, trust, belief and perception. The Routledge...

The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority

by Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging...

The Victorian Reinvention of Race

by Edward Beasley

Not until the early nineteenth century would polygenetic and racialist theories win many adherents. But by the middle of the nineteenth century in England, racial categories were imposed upon humanity. How the...

Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers

by Hsiao-ting Lin

The purpose of this book is to examine the strategies and practices of the Han Chinese Nationalists vis-à-vis post-Qing China's ethnic minorities, as well as to explore the role they played in the formation...

Nuclear Proliferation and International Order

by Olav Njølstad

This book examines the state of the nuclear non-proliferation regime and the issues it faces in the early 21st century.

Public Management in Israel

by Itzhak Galnoor

As government management in Israel is gradually replaced by private sector management, this book provides a timely analysis of the machinery of government in Israel. It highlights the inadequacy of the...


by Arne Kalland

Shing?, on the northern shores of Kyushu is today a suburb of Fukuoka City. Fishing is a slowly-dying occupation and this volume analyses how the fishermen adjust to changing circumstances. Although Japan is...

Wearing Culture

by Heather Orr & Matthew Looper

Wearing Culture connects scholars of divergent geographical areas and academic fields—from archaeologists and anthropologists to art historians—to show the significance of articles of regalia and of dressing...