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  1. Antifascism After Hitler

    East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989

    By Catherine Plum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Antifascism After Hitler investigates the antifascist stories, memory sites and youth reception that were critical to the success of political education in East German schools and extracurricular activities. As the German Democratic Republic (GDR) promoted national identity and socialist...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. British Foreign Policy 1874-1914

    The Role of India

    By Sneh Mahajan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    A challenging analysis of British Foreign Policy is provided at a time when Britain possessed the biggest Empire that humankind has ever known. In this Empire India had a unique position, comprising 97 per cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it essential to maintain their...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Weimar Cities

    The Challenge of Urban Modernity in Germany, 1919–1933

    By John Bingham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Weimar Cities explores Germany's efforts to come to grips with its great cities after World War I; by extension the book measures the feasibility of the postwar experiment that was the Weimar Republic. The book focuses particularly on the weakness, both local and national, that...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews

    By I. Izzet Bahar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power, 2. The fate of Jews of Turkish origin in German-controlled France during WWII, 3. The...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Violence, Memory, and History

    Western Perceptions of Kristallnacht

    Edited by Colin McCullough, Nathan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This edited collection delves into the horrors of November 1938 and to what degree they portended the Holocaust, demonstrating the varied reactions of Western audiences to news about the pogrom against the Jews. A pattern of stubborn governmental refusal to help German Jews to any large degree...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Racial Theories in Fascist Italy

    By Aaron Gillette

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Racial Theories in Fascist Italy examines the role played by race and racism in the development of Italian identity during the fascist period. The book examines the struggle between Mussolini, the fascist hierarchy, scientists and others in formulating a racial persona that would gain wide...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Constructing a German Diaspora

    The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1914

    By Stefan Manz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book takes on a global perspective to unravel the complex relationship between Imperial Germany and its diaspora. Around 1900, German-speakers living abroad were tied into global power-political aspirations. They were represented as outposts of a "Greater German Empire" whose ethnic links had...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. History, Memory, and Trans-European Identity

    Unifying Divisions

    By Aline Sierp

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book questions the presupposition voiced by many historians and political scientists that political experiences in Europe continue to be interpreted in terms of national history, and that a European community of remembrance still does not exist. By tracing the evolution of specific memory...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Red Brigades and the Discourse of Violence

    Revolution and Restoration

    By Marco Briziarelli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book explores the communicative practices of the Italian radical group Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, or BR), the relationship the group established with the Italian press, and the specific social historical context in which the BR developed both its own self-understanding and its...

    Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany

    The "Euthanasia Programs"

    Edited by Susan Benedict, Linda Shields

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book is about the ethics of nursing and midwifery, and how these were abrogated during the Nazi era. Nurses and midwives actively killed their patients, many of whom were disabled children and infants and patients with mental (and other) illnesses or intellectual disabilities. The book gives...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge