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11-20 of 29 results in Routledge Studies in Modern European History
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
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 27th 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 13th 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 8th 2013 by Routledge
Activism, Ideology and Dissolution
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
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
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
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 27th 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 25th 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 26th 2012 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 29th 2015
British Foreign Policy 1874-1914: The Role of India
To Be Published August 21st 2015
Alan S. Milward and Contemporary European History: Collected Academic Reviews
To Be Published September 25th 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
Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics
To Be Published December 1st 2015
Italy and Its Eastern Border
To Be Published December 31st 2015