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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Stormtroopers and Crisis in the Nazi Movement

    Activism, Ideology and Dissolution

    By Thomas D. Grant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Containing illustrations from archival material, this book scrutinizes two sets of hitherto understudied records: * SA morale reports in the US National Archive which show what Nazi leaders themselves knew about their radical paramilitary wing* police reports on the stormtroopers, from the...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Nazi Party and the German Foreign Office

    By Hans-Adolph Jacobsen, Arthur L. Smith Jr.

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    The Nazi Party and the German Foreign Office explores the struggle between entrenched diplomats in the Foreign Office and Party loyalists, who presumed that with the assumption of power in 1933 total state control was theirs....

    Published September 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Russian Revolution of 1905

    Centenary Perspectives

    Edited by Anthony J. Heywood, Jonathan D. Smele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    2005 marks the centenary of Russia’s ‘first revolution’ - an unplanned, spontaneous rejection of Tsarist rule that was a response to the ‘Bloody Sunday’ massacre of 9th January 1905. A wave of strikes, urban uprisings, peasant revolts, national revolutions and mutinies swept across the Russian...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge