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  1. Germany in the Twentieth Century (RLE: German Politics)

    By David Childs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    The book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser’s Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s. The author begins by countering the popular view of Germany before 1914 as irredeemably reactionary, and after assessing Germany’s part in the First...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The GDR (RLE: German Politics)

    Moscow's German Ally

    By David Childs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    Widely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of the GDR....

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Honecker's Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    Moscow's German Ally

    Edited by David Childs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    Picking up many of themes of David Childs’ earlier book, The GDR: Moscow’s German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s. Written at a time when the GDR was one of the most modern and successful socialist states, with a growing importance within...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. West Germany (RLE: German Politics)

    Politics and Society

    By David Childs, Jeffrey Johnson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: German Politics

    This book, originally published in 1981, provides the student and general reader alike with a fascinating account of the dynamic re-emergence of Germany after the Second World War as one of the world’s leading and most powerful states. The book gives extensive coverage to all aspects of the...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Britain since 1945

    A Political History, 7th Edition

    By David Childs

    Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. David Childs' authoritative chronological survey discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations. This new and...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Britain Since 1945

    A Political History, 6th Edition

    By David Childs

    Bringing the picture right up to date, this sixth edition of the most reliable basic text on recent political history not only discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations. New additions for this edition include: a discussion of 11...

    Published April 18th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Fall of the GDR

    By David Childs

    Series: Themes In Modern German History

    The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990. The author analyses the nature of Communist rule in the GDR over 40 years, its few strengths and its many...

    Published February 19th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Britain Since 1945

    A Political History, 5th Edition

    By David Childs

    This is the fifth edition of what has become the standard textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. The new and improved edition of this important book brings the picture to the present by including the following additions: * a new chapter...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Two Red Flags

    European Social Democracy and Soviet Communism since 1945

    By Dr David Childs, David Childs

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  10. East Germany in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Thomas A. Baylis, Dr David Childs, David Childs, Erwin L. Collier, Marilyn Rueschemeyer

    As a new decade begins the popular demand for change has meant that the social and political fabric of the the Eastern Bloc countries has been irrevocably altered. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of the key political, economic and social areas of East German society, such as the military...

    Published April 6th 1989 by Routledge

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