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Lancaster Pamphlets

Series Editor: P.D. King, Eric J. Evans

Lancaster Pamphlets provide a concise and up-to-date analysis of major historical topics covered by both the main A-Level syllabuses and by introductory courses in higher education. Lancaster Pamphlets is a series initiated and edited by the history department at Lancaster University.

Each pamphlet:

* provides an authoritative introduction to the topic

* brings the central themes and problems into sharper focus

* incorporates traditional and revisionist approaches

* uses the most recent research to stimulate critical thought and interpretation

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1-10 of 57 results in Lancaster Pamphlets
  1. The Origins of the Second World War 1933-1939

    By Ruth Henig

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    In her analysis of the reasons for the outbreak of the Second World War, one of the most controversial of all historical topics, Ruth Henig:· considers the long-term factors that led to the war· assess the effect of British appeasement policies· explains the significance of American isolation·...

    Published September 27th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Mussolini and Fascist Italy

    3rd Edition

    By Martin Blinkhorn

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    In Mussolini and Fascist Italy Martin Blinkhorn explains the significance of the man, the movement and the regime which dominated Italian life between 1922 and the closing stages of the Second World War. He examines: those aspects of post-Risorgimento Italy which provided the...

    Published August 25th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Bismarck and the German Empire

    1871–1918, 2nd Edition

    By Lynn Abrams, Lynn Abrams

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Updated and expanded, this second edition of Bismarck and the German Empire, 1871–1918 is an accessible introduction to this important period in German history. Providing both a narrative of events at the time and an analysis of social and cultural developments across the period, Lynn Abrams...

    Published April 11th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Sir Robert Peel

    Statesmanship, Power and Party, 2nd Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Sir Robert Peel provides an accessible and concise introduction to the life and career of one of the most political leaders of the nineteenth century. Perhaps best known for seeing through the Repeal of the Corn Laws, Peel had an enormous impact on political life of his age and beyond. Eric J....

    Published March 6th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Origins of the Second World War 1933-1941

    2nd Edition

    By Ruth Henig

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Updated and expanded throughout to take into consideration the most up-to-date historical research, this new edition of The Origins of the Second World War analyzes the reasons for the outbreak of the Second World War. Experienced historian Ruth Henig considers: * the long-term factors...

    Published February 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Stalin and Stalinism

    2nd Edition

    By Alan Wood, Alan Wood

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    The second edition of a best-selling pamphlet, Stalin and Stalinism has been fully updated to take in new debates and controversies which have emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Considering the ways in which Stalin's legacy still affects attitudes in and towards post-Soviet...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  7. The Origins of the Russian Revolution, 1861–1917

    3rd Edition

    By Alan Wood

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Alan Wood provides a concise introduction to the Russian Revolution and its origins dating back to the emancipation of the Russian peasant serfs in 1861. The third edition of this successful pamphlet brings the historiography up to date to include the multitude of research in the last ten years...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Age of Discovery, 1400-1600

    2nd Edition

    By David Arnold

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    The Age of Discovery explores one of the most dramatic features of the late medieval and early modern period: when voyagers from Western Europe led by Spain and Portugal set out across the world and established links with Africa, Asia and the Americas. This book examines the main motivations behind...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Sir Robert Peel

    Statesmanship, Power and Party

    By Eric J. Evans

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    Drawing on the conclusions of recent research, this book takes a more critical view of Peel's political career than is conventionally offered. It argues that, although Peel was an efficient administrator and a dominant political leader in the 1830s and 1840s, he lacked both intellectual flexibility...

    Published January 4th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Origins of the First World War

    3rd Edition

    By Ruth Henig, Ruth Henig

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

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