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1-9 of 9 results in 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
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
The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994
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
Places and Practices of Exclusion
This book examines the coercive and legally sanctioned strategies of exclusion and segregation undertaken over the last two centuries in a wide range of contexts. The political and cultural history of this period raises a number of questions about coercive exclusion. The essays in this collection...
Published May 7th 2003 by Routledge
The Ideological Cold War: The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland
To Be Published November 29th 2013
Transnational Perspectives in Modern Irish History: Beyond the Island
To Be Published February 14th 2014
War and Displacement in the Twentieth Century
To Be Published February 14th 2014