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  1. The Ideological Cold War

    The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland

    By Johanna Rainio-Niemi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  2. War and Displacement in the Twentieth Century

    Global Conflicts

    Edited by Sandra Barkhof, Angela K. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  3. First World War Nursing

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Alison S. Fell, Christine E. Hallett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  4. Transpacific Revolutionaries

    The Chinese Revolution in Latin America

    By Matthew Rothwell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  5. Churchill, Roosevelt and India

    Propaganda During World War II

    By Auriol Weigold

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  6. Charity and Mutual Aid in Europe and North America since 1800

    Edited by Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  7. Foundations of Modernity

    Human Agency and the Imperial State

    By Isa Blumi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  8. Genocide and Fascism

    The Eliminationist Drive in Fascist Europe

    By Aristotle Kallis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  9. Restoration and History

    The Search for a Usable Environmental Past

    Edited by Marcus Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    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

  10. Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africa

    The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994

    By Alice Dinerman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Examining the government’s attempts to revise postcolonial Mozambique’s traumatic past with a view to negotiating the present,...

    Published March 12th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Longue Durée of the Far-Right: An International Historical Sociology
    Edited by Richard Saull, Alexander Anievas, Neil Davidson, Adam Fabry
    To Be Published August 19th 2014
  2. Transnational Perspectives in Modern Irish History: Beyond the Island
    By Niall Whelehan
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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