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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 May 14th 2013 by Routledge
The 'Greater German Empire,' 1871-1918
German unification in 1871 had a significant impact on those Germans who found themselves living outside, or migrating across, the borders of the newly founded Empire. Migrants’ redefined their relationship with their country of origin and were increasingly represented as outposts of ‘Germanness’...
Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge
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
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
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
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
Rural Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s
Between the 1930s and the 1950s rural life in Europe underwent profound changes, partly as a result of the Second World War, and partly as a result of changes which had been in progress over many years. This book examines a range of European countries, from Scandinavia to Spain and Ireland to...
Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge
This book constitutes a new history of the complex memory cultures that persisted within post-war West Germany, examining the attitudes of ordinary people to the second wave of Nazi war crimes trials ushered in during the 1960s. It explores responses to the prospect of continuing investigations,...
Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge
Materiality During the Great War
This book examines the British soldiers on the Western Front and how they responded to the war landscape they encountered behind the lines and at the front. Using a multidisciplinary perspective, this study investigates the relationship between soldiers and the spaces and materials of the...
Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge
From Unification to Fascism
With chapters on theatre and opera, architecture and urban planning, the medieval revival and the rediscovery of the Etruscan and Roman past, The Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy analyzes Italians' changing relationship to their new nation state and the monarchy, the conflicts between the...
Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge
Totalitarian Dictatorship: New Histories
To Be Published September 16th 2013
Stormtroopers and Crisis in the Nazi Movement: Activism, Ideology and Dissolution
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Nurses and Midwives in Nazi Germany: The Nazi 'Euthanasia' Program
To Be Published December 27th 2013
Popular Western Reactions to Kristallnacht
To Be Published December 31st 2013