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  1. 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

  2. Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics

    Edited by Enda Delaney, Breandán Mac Suibhne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845–52 was among the most devastating food crises in modern history. A country of some eight-and-a-half-million people lost one million to hunger and disease and another million to emigration. According to Irish land activist Michael Davitt, the starving made little or no...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. German Colonialism, Visual Culture, and Modern Memory

    Edited by Volker Langbehn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    There is no overarching master narrative in understanding the history of German colonialism, and over the past decade, the study of Germany’s colonial past has experienced a dramatic transformation in its scope of inquiry. Influenced by new theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Alan S. Milward and a Century of European Change

    Edited by Fernando Guirao, Frances Lynch, Sigfrido M. Ramirez Perez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    The main purpose of the book is to introduce the work of Alan S. Milward and to acknowledge the full magnitude of his scientific contribution to contemporary British and European history. The book is a collection of essays which provide a better understanding of Alan Milward’s extensive...

    Published April 24th 2012 by Routledge