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Society, Politics and Economics in Mazandaran, Iran 1848-1914

by Mohammad Ali Kazembeyki

This book is the first major study of provincial history in the Qajar period. Drawing extensively on unpublished Iranian and British documents, it explores the history of Mazandaran, a province in the Caspian...


Birth Control in China 1949-2000: Population Policy and Demographic Development

by Thomas Scharping

This comprehensive volume analyses Chinese birth policies and population developments from the founding of the People's Republic to the 2000 census. The main emphasis is on China's 'Hardship Number One Under...


Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces

by Regine Thiriez

Part of the prestigious academic book series Documenting the Image, this is a fascinating survey illustrated by extremely rare photographs of the burned architectural and landscape complex known as the Rape...


Perikles and his Circle

by Anthony J. Podlecki

Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully...


Glory and Terror: Seven Deaths Under the French Revolution

by Antoine de Baecque

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Who's Who in Nazi Germany

by Robert S. Wistrich

Who's Who in Nazi Germany looks at the individuals who influenced every aspect of life in Nazi Germany. It covers a representative cross-section of German society from 1933-1945, and includes:

* Nazi Party leaders;...


Before the Vote was Won

by Jane Lewis

First published in 1987. This volume traces the arguments of early suffragists through the last three decades of the nineteenth century. Includes the texts of the House of Commons Debate on the 1871 Disabilities...


Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon and the Langham Place Group

by Candida Ann Lacey

First published in 1987. Reprints material from the 1850's and 1860's, a period which marked a turning point in the history of British Feminism. At the centre of this was Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, whose...


Documents on Soviet Jewish Emigration

by Boris Mozorov

This is a collection of Soviet documents relating to the struggle for Jewish emigration. They reveal those aspects of the problem which most preoccupied the leadership and the factors which had the greatest...


The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951

by Moshe Gat

In this study, Moshe Gat details how the immigration of the Jews from Iraq in effect marked the eradication of one of the oldest and most deeply-rooted Diaspora communities. He provides a background to these...


Iran under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)

by Dilip Hiro

First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study of the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. Dilip...


Image and Idea in Fifth Century Greece: Art and Literature After the Persian Wars

by E. D. Francis

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Repairing the Damage: Possibilities and Limits of Transatlantic Consensus

by Dana H. Allin, Gilles Andréani & Gary Samore

The damage that has been done to the transatlantic alliance will not be repaired through grand architectural redesigns or radical new agendas. Instead, the transatlantic partners need to restore their consensus...


Who's Who in the Greek World

by John Hazel

Was there such a person as Homer? Who were the key figures in the first democracy of the Western World? Who is the father of tragedy? Who is the father of history?

Of all the world's ancient civilisations, it...


Latin Literature

by Susanna Morton Braund

This highly accessible, user-friendly work provides a fresh and illuminating introduction to the most important aspects of Latin prose and poetry.

Readers are constantly encouraged to think for themselves about...


The Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan

by Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh

This book deals with the 19th century Anglo-Russian Great Game played out on the territorial chessboard of eastern and north-eastern parts of the waning Persian empire. The Great Game itself has been written...


Jews, Muslims and Mass Media: Mediating the 'Other'

by Yulia Egorova & Tudor Parfitt

This text looks at the ways in which Jews, Muslims and the conflict between them has been covered in the modern media. Both Jews and Muslims generally receive a 'bad press'. This book will try to reveal why....


Women, Work and the Japanese Economic Miracle: The case of the cotton textile industry, 1945-1975

by Helen Macnaughtan

This book shows how, during the period of the Japanese economic miracle, a distinctive female employment system was developed alongside, and different from, the better known Japanese employment system which...


Linguistic Archaeology of South Asia

by Franklin Southworth

This book brings together linguistic and archaeological evidence of South Asian prehistory. The author depicts and analyses the region, in particular the Indus Valley civilization, its links with neighbouring...


Education and Labour Party Ideologies 1900-2001and Beyond

by Denis Lawton

In 1997 Tony Blair broke with tradition by naming education as a major priority for the General Election Manifesto. In the past, Labour leaders had tended to give education a much lower priority. Despite this,...