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  1. 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 23rd 2014 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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Facing Fascism

    The Conservative Party and The European Dictators 1935 -1940

    By Nick Crowson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book examines the Conservative party's responses to the problems of fascism from 1935 - 1940. Crowson provides the historical context for the foreign policy of the period and examines the historiography of the Conservative party. He offers a new perspective on its policies and the reaction of...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. European Border Regions in Comparison

    Overcoming Nationalistic Aspects or Re-Nationalization?

    Edited by Katarzyna Stokłosa, Gerhard Besier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Borders exist in almost every sphere of life. Initially, borders were established in connection with kingdoms, regions, towns, villages and cities. With nation-building, they became important as a line separating two national states with different “national characteristics,” narratives and myths....

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Totalitarian Dictatorship

    New Histories

    Edited by Daniela Baratieri, Mark Edele, Giuseppe Finaldi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This volume takes a comparative approach, locating totalitarianism in the vastly complex web of fragmented pasts, diverse presents and differently envisaged futures to enhance our understanding of this fraught era in European history. It shows that no matter how often totalitarian societies...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge