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1-10 of 12 results in Routledge Studies in Modern History
The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland
This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict. Following the...
Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Human displacement has always been a consequence of war, written into the myths and histories of centuries of warfare. However, the global conflicts of the twentieth century brought displacement to civilizations on an unprecedented scale, as the two World Wars shifted participants around the globe....
Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Beyond the Island
In comparison with North American or European historiography, debates about transnational history have been slower to arrive in Ireland, perhaps as a result of the national focus that characterized the revisionist debates that dominated Irish historiography in recent decades. However, the...
Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge
This book brings together a collection of works by scholars who have produced some of the most innovative and influential work on the topic of First World War nursing in the last ten years. The contributors employ an interdisciplinary collaborative approach that takes into account multiple facets...
Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge
The Chinese Revolution in Latin America
This book shows how Maoism was globalized during the 1949-1976 period, highlighting the agency of both Latin American and Chinese actors. While Maoism has long been known to have been influential in many social movements and guerrilla groups in Latin America, author Matthew Rothwell is the first to...
Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge
Propaganda During World War II
As the United States was drawn into the Second World War, pressure grew from a number of nations for India’s independence. Prime Minister Churchill, in Britain's name, engaged deliberately in propaganda in the United States to persuade the American public and, through it, President Roosevelt that...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision,...
Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Human Agency and the Imperial State
Investigating how a number of modern empires transform over the long 19th century (1789-1914) as a consequence of their struggle for ascendancy in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, Foundations of Modernity: Human Agency and the Imperial State moves the study of the modern empire towards a...
Published July 19th 2011 by Routledge
The Eliminationist Drive in Fascist Europe
This book investigates how fascism – as an ideology and political praxis – reconfigured the ideological, political, and moral landscape of interwar Europe, generating an atmosphere of extreme ‘license’ that facilitated the leap into eliminationist violence. It demonstrates how fascist ideology...
Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge
The Search for a Usable Environmental Past
Once a forest has been destroyed, should one plant a new forest to emulate the old, or else plant designer forests to satisfy our immediate needs? Should we aim to re-create forests, or simply create them? How does the past shed light on our environmental efforts, and how does the present influence...
Published December 22nd 2009 by Routledge
Longue Durée of the Far-Right: An International Historical Sociology
To Be Published August 19th 2014