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1-10 of 28 results in Routledge Studies in Modern European History
Italy, Britain, and Norway
This book develops a number of new conceptual tools to tackle some of the most hotly debated issues concerning the nature of fascism, using three profoundly different national contexts in the inter-war years as case studies: Italy, Britain and Norway. It explores how fascist ideology was the result...
Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge
East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989
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 24th 2015 by Routledge
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 22nd 2014 by Routledge
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 19th 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 23rd 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 15th 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 10th 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 2nd 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 12th 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 9th 2014 by Routledge
Between Empire and Europe: Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War
To Be Published July 15th 2015
Hitler’s Brudervolk: The Dutch and the Colonization of Occupied Eastern Europe, 1939-1945
To Be Published July 24th 2015
British Foreign Policy 1874-1914: The Role of India
To Be Published July 31st 2015
Alan S. Milward and Contemporary European History: Collected Academic Reviews
To Be Published September 8th 2015
Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spain
To Be Published October 1st 2015
From Windhoek to Auschwitz: On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust
To Be Published November 15th 2015
Italy and Its Eastern Border
To Be Published December 31st 2015