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  1. Lines of Narrative

    Psychosocial Perspectives

    Edited by Molly Andrews, Shelley Day Sclater, Corinne Squire, Amal Treacher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    This volume brilliantly advances our understanding of the use of narrative in the social sciences. It brings together contemporary work on narrative theory and methods and presents a fascinating range of case-studies, from Princess Diana's Panorama interview to the memoirs of the wives of US...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Swastika

    Constructing the Symbol

    By Malcolm Quinn

    Series: Material Cultures

    Despite the enormous amount of material on the subject of Nazism, there has been no substantial work on its emblem, the swastika. This original and controversial contribution examines the role that the swastika played in the construction of the Aryan myth in the nineteenth century, and its use in...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Conspiracy and the Spanish Civil War

    The Brainwashing of Francisco Franco

    By Herbert R. Southworth

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Written by one of the most celebrated historians of the Spanish Civil War, this book presents a fascinating account of the origins of the war and the nature and importance of conspiracy for the extreme right. Based on exhaustive research, and written with lucidity and considerable humour, it acts...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Marxism in Britain

    Dissent, Decline and Re-emergence 1945-c.2000

    By Keith Laybourn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    Since the Second World War, Marxism in Britain has declined almost to the point of oblivion. The Communist Party of Great Britain had more than 50,000 members in the early 1940s, but less than 5,000 when it disbanded in 1991. Dissenting and Trotskyist organisations experienced a very similar...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Scientific and Industrial Revolution of Our Time

    By M.E. Beggs Humpreys, D.W. Humphreys

    Series: Economic History

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Monarchy and Matrimony

    The Courtships of Elizabeth I

    By Susan Doran

    Monarchy and Matrimony is the first comprehensive study of Elizabeth I's courtships. Susan Doran argues that the cult of the `Virgin Queen' was invented by her ministers, and that Elizabeth was forced into celibacy by political necessity. Doran's detailed examination of the different suits is based...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War

    The British Battalion in the International Brigades, 1936-1939

    By Richard Baxell

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    During the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 almost 2,500 men and women left Britain to fight for the Spanish Republic. This book examines the role, experiences and contribution of the volunteers who fought in the British Battalion of the 15 International Brigadesasking: * Who were these...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History

    Edited by Dickson Eyoh, Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

    With nearly two hundred and fifty individually signed entries, the Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century African History explores the ways in which the peoples of Africa and their politics, states, societies, economies, environments, cultures and arts were transformed during the course of that...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Victorian Labour History

    Experience, Identity and the Politics of Representation

    By John Host

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge