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The Challenge of Urban Modernity in Germany, 1919–1933
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 18th 2014 by Routledge
Western Perceptions of Kristallnacht
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
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
The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1914
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
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
Revolution and Restoration
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
The "Euthanasia Programs"
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
The Conservative Party and The European Dictators 1935 -1940
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 26th 2014 by Routledge
Overcoming Nationalistic Aspects or Re-Nationalization?
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 12th 2014 by Routledge
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 7th 2013 by Routledge
Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews
To Be Published December 23rd 2014
British Foreign Policy 1874-1914: The Role of India
To Be Published January 4th 2015
Antifascism After Hitler: East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989
To Be Published February 10th 2015
From Windhoek to Auschwitz: On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust
To Be Published February 27th 2015
Hitler’s Brudervolk: The Dutch and the Colonization of Occupied Eastern Europe, 1939-1945
To Be Published March 14th 2015
Fascism and Ideology: Italy, Britain, and Norway
To Be Published March 25th 2015
Between Empire and Europe: Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War
To Be Published July 14th 2015
Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spain
To Be Published September 30th 2015