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Perpetua's Passion: The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman

by Joyce E. Salisbury

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Investing in Peace: Aid and Conditionality After Civil Wars

by James K. Boyce

This book analyzes the provision of aid to countries that have undergone negotiated settlements to civil wars, drawing on recent experiences in Bosnia, Cambodia, El Salvador, and Guatemala. It focuses on the...


Enhancing Indo-Us Strategic Cooperation

by Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu

Argues that a carrot-and-stick policy is likely to be more effective than a stick-only approach in curbing India's nuclear ambitions. Increased strategic cooperation between India and the US is the ideal incentive,...


American Soldiers in Iraq: McSoldiers or Innovative Professionals?

by Morten G. Ender

American Soldiers is the first book to examine the collective social experiences of soldiers in the Iraq War.


Social Welfare in Britain 1885-1985

by Rex Pope, Alan Prat & Bernard Hoyle

This collection of documents follows the same format as Pope and Hoyle's British Economic Performance (1984), to provide a survey of the main developments in social welfare. Students of economic and social history...


Strangers, Aliens and Asians: Huguenots, Jews and Bangladeshis in Spitalfields 1666-2000

by Anne Kershen

Exploring the dynamics that drive the processes of immigrant settlement and assimilation, this fascinating book looks at whether these are solely the outcome of the temporal setting, cultural background, and...


The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60

by Hans Krabbendam & Giles Scott-Smith

The idea of the Cold War as a propaganda contest as opposed to a military conflict is being increasingly accepted. This has led to a re-evaluation of the relationship between economic policies, political agendas...


SOE in France: An Account of the Work of the British Special Operations Executive in France 1940-1944

by M.R.D. Foot

SOE in France was first published in 1966, followed by a second impression with amendments in 1968. Since these editions were published, other material on SOE has become available. It was, therefore, agreed...


The Jews and Germans of Hamburg: The Destruction of a Civilization 1790-1945

by J A S Grenville

Based on more than thirty years archival research, this history of the Jewish and German-Jewish community of Hamburg is a unique and vivid piece of work by one of the leading historians of the twentieth century....


Historical Roots of the Urban Crisis: Blacks in the Industrial City, 1900-1950

by Henry L. Taylor Jr. & Walter Hill

This collection of 12 new essays will tell the story of how the gradual transformation of industrial society into service-driven postindustrial society affected black life and culture in the city between 1900...


The Roman Remains of Southern France: A Guide Book

by James Bromwich

The first comprehensive guide devoted to the Roman remains of southern France. Enables the visitor to identify important or distinctive remains, and also provides an evocative and atmospheric picture of many...


Life in a Medieval City

by Frances Gies & Joseph Gies

For students, researchers, and history lovers, a look at day-to-day life in a rarely explored era. "About life and death, midwives and funerals, business, books and authors, and town government."--Choice


The Liberian Civil War

by Mark Huband

The civil war in 1989 promised freedom from ten years of vicious dictatorship; instead the seeds of Liberia's devastation were sown. Mark Huband's account of the conflict is a portrayal of the war as it unfolded,...


Regional Security in the Middle East: Past Present and Future

by Zeev Maoz

Middle Eastern politics of the 1990s have been characterized by a drive towards peace. Whether this is successful or not will depend on the negotiating process. These articles discuss the challenges, and provide...


Fundamentalism and Intellectuals in Egypt, 1973-1993

by David Sagiv

This study examines the attitude of Egyptian intellectuals towards Islamic fundamentalism in Egypt. They believe that to establish an Islamic state would mean a return to the Middle Ages and that Western values...


Moguls and Mandarins: Oil, Imperialism and the Middle East in British Foreign Policy 1900-1940

by Marian Kent

A study of Britain's imperial policy in the Middle East over oil, finance and defence. This book brings together different accounts of British policy in the early 20th century, particularly in the Ottoman Empire,...


The Wages of Slavery: From Chattel Slavery to Wage Labour in Africa, the Caribbean and England

by Michael Twaddle

The transition from chattel slavery to forced labour in Africa and the Caribbean during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries has commanded increasing attention from scholars in recent years. The Wages...


Southeast Asia and the Great Powers

by Nicholas Tarling

The success of regionalism in Southeast Asia depends on the attitudes of the states within the region but also on the attitude of those outside it. This book is an erudite and stimulating study on the latter....


The Origins of the Second Arab-Israel War: Egypt, Israel and the Great Powers, 1952-56

by Michael B. Oren

This book represents the first scholarly examination of the origins of the 1956 Sinai campaign between Egypt and Israel. Utilising a wide range of primary sources, the study analyses the reasons for the breakdown...


The Popularization of Medicine

by Roy Porter

In the early modern centuries a body of popularized medical writings appeared, telling ordinary people how they could best take care of their own health. Often written be doctors, such books gave simple advice...