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  1. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. War, Agriculture, and Food

    Rural Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Yves Segers, Leen Van Molle

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    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

  4. West Germans and the Nazi Legacy

    By Caroline Sharples

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    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 21st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Landscapes of the Western Front

    Materiality During the Great War

    By Ross Wilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Politics of Culture in Liberal Italy

    From Unification to Fascism

    By Axel Körner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. German Colonialism and National Identity

    Edited by Michael Perraudin, Juergen Zimmerer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    German colonialism is a thriving field of study. From North America to Japan, within Germany, Austria and Switzerland, scholars are increasingly applying post-colonial questions and methods to the study of Germany and its culture. However, no introduction on this emerging field of study has...

    Published July 16th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Trials of Irish History

    Genesis and Evolution of a Reappraisal

    By Evi Gkotzaridis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Bringing her original insights into theory and philosophy to bear upon the controversial question of revision in Irish history, Evi Gkotzaridis presents the first historical and theoretical examination of the trailblazer historians who, from 1938, spearheaded an unpoliticized Irish history. Drawing...

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Weimar Cities

    The Challenge of Urban Modernity in Germany, 1919–1933

    By John Bingham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    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 July 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. From Slave Trade to Empire

    European Colonisation of Black Africa 1780s-1880s

    Edited by Olivier Pétré-Grenouilleau

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Much has been written about the origins of the great push which led Europe to colonise sub-Saharan Africa at the end of the nineteenth century. This book provides a new perspective on this controversial subject by focussing on Europe and a range of empire-building states: Germany, France, Italy and...

    Published August 26th 2004 by Routledge