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11-20 of 26 results in 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
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 8th 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
British Foreign Policy 1874-1914: The Role of India
To Be Published January 5th 2015
Antifascism After Hitler: East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989
To Be Published February 11th 2015
From Windhoek to Auschwitz: On the Relationship Between Colonialism and the Holocaust
To Be Published February 28th 2015
Hitler’s Brudervolk: The Dutch and the Colonization of Occupied Eastern Europe, 1939-1945
To Be Published March 15th 2015
Fascism and Ideology: Italy, Britain, and Norway
To Be Published March 26th 2015
Between Empire and Europe: Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War
To Be Published July 15th 2015
Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spain
To Be Published October 1st 2015