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The Asylum as Utopia (Psychology Revivals): W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry

by Andrew Scull

What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be, first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical...


Argos and the Argolid (Routledge Revivals): From the End of the Bronze Age to the Roman Occupation

by Richard A Tomlinson

Argos and the Argolid, first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the...


Athens After the Peloponnesian War (Routledge Revivals): Class, Faction and Policy 403-386 B.C.

by Barry Strauss

Historians are used to studying the origins of war. The rebuilding in the aftermath of war is a subject that - at least in the case of Athens - has received far less attention. Along with the problems of reconstructing...


Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals): 750-330 BC

by Andrew Lintott

Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states....


The German Bourgeoisie (Routledge Revivals): Essays on the Social History of the German Middle Class from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth C

by David Blackbourn & Richard J Evans

First published in 1991, this collection of original studies by British, German and American historians examines the whole range of modern German bourgeoisie groups, including professional, mercantile, industrial...


The Defence of Terrorism (Routledge Revivals): Terrorism and Communism

by León Trotsky

The Defence of Terrorism, originally written in 1920 on a military train during the Russian Civil War, represents one of Trotsky's most wide-ranging and original contributions to the debates that dominated the...


From Tiberius to the Antonines (Routledge Revivals): A History of the Roman Empire Ad 14-192

by Albino Garzetti

The first two centuries of the Christian era were largely a period of consolidation for the Roman Empire. However, the history of the heyday of Roman imperium is far from dull, for Augustus' successors ranged...


Philostratus (Routledge Revivals): Biography and Belles Lettres in the Third Century A.D.

by Graham Anderson

This study of Philostratus , first published in 1986, presents the Greek biographer's treatment of both sophists and holy men in the social and intellectual life of the early Roman Empire, which also displays...


The Falkland Islands as an International Problem (Routledge Revivals)

by Peter J. Beck

Although the Falklands War of 1982 had a decisive outcome in respect to the restoration of British control, it failed to resolve the basic cause of the war: the Anglo-Argentine dispute over sovereignty. Relations...


Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

by Edwyn Bevan

First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during...


A History of Earliest Italy (Routledge Revivals)

by Missimo Pallottino

In A History of Earliest Italy, first published in 1984, Professor Pallottino illumines the wide variety of peoples, languages, and traditions of culture and trade that constituted the pre-Roman Italic world....


A Woman’s Experiences in the Great War

by Louise Mack

August 1914. The German Army invades Belgium: it's the beginning of the First World War. Military operations in the little country involve one hundred thousands Belgian soldiers and seven hundred thousands German...


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...


No Need for Heroes

by Sandy MacGregor & Jimmy Thomson

THE FIRST TUNNEL RATS

This is the thrilling, hilarious and inspiring true story of a ragtag band of Aussie Army Engineers who redefined the word heroes ... and reinvented larrikin too.

Among the first Australians...


Atlas of Jordan

by Myriam Ababsa, Anne Michel, Bethany Walker & Jean-Paul Pascual et al.

Le pari d’un atlas physique, historique et contemporain Le projet de cet atlas est d’expliquer la formation des territoires jordaniens sur le temps long. Pour cela des experts jordaniens, européens et américains...


The Politics of Destroying Surplus Small Arms: Inconspicuous Disarmament

by Aaron Karp

Although it receives much less attention than better known disarmament processes, the destruction of small arms is reshaping the military arsenals of the world. Out of roughly 200 modern military small arms...


Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

by E. Ann McDougall

Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism....


Rule Britannia: Nationalism, Identity and the Modern Olympic Games

by Matthew P. Llewellyn

On 6 July 2005, the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2012 summer Olympic Games to the city of London, opening a new chapter in Great Britain's rich Olympic history. Despite the prospect of hosting...


A Micro-Sociology of Violence: Deciphering patterns and dynamics of collective violence

by Jutta Bakonyi & Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

This book aims at a deeper understanding of social processes, dynamics and institutions shaping collective violence. It argues that violence is a social practice that adheres to social logics and, in its collective...


European 'Security' Governance

by George Christou & Stuart Croft

This book argues that we can understand and explain the EU as a security and peace actor through a framework of an updated and deepened concept of security governance. It elaborates and develops on the current...