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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 15th 2010 by Routledge
Genesis and Evolution of a Reappraisal
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 16th 2009 by Routledge
The Challenge of Urban Modernity in Germany, 1919–1933
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 30th 2007 by Routledge
European Colonisation of Black Africa 1780s-1880s
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 25th 2004 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 January 21st 2004 by Routledge
Racial Theories in Fascist Italy examines the role played by race and racism in the development of Italian identity during the fascist period. The book examines the struggle between Mussolini, the fascist hierarchy, scientists and others in formulating a racial persona that would gain wide...
Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge
The Role of India
A challenging analysis of British Foreign Policy is provided at a time when Britain possessed the biggest Empire that humankind has ever known. In this Empire India had a unique position, comprising 97 per cent of Britain's Asiatic Empire. All British statesmen deemed it essential to maintain their...
Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge
In the aftermath of the Great War, multilateral disarmament was placed at the top of the international agenda by the Treaty of Versailles and the Covenant of the League of Nations. This book analyzes the naval, air and land disarmament policies of successive British governments from 1919 to 1934,...
Published March 17th 1999 by Routledge
The Decline and Fall of a Great Power
French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940 outlines France's strategies for protection and appeasement during this period and places interwar relations in a larger European context. This book examines: * relationships with key countries such as Italy and Russia * the significance of interwar...
Published March 25th 1998 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 October 8th 1997 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