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  1. Secrets of Signals Intelligence During the Cold War

    From Cold War to Globalization

    Edited by Matthew M. Aid, Cees Wiebes

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    In recent years the importance of Signals Intelligence (Sigint) has become more prominent, especially the capabilities of reading and deciphering diplomatic, military and commercial communications of other nations. This work reveals the role of intercepting messages during the Cold War....

    Published September 1st 2001 by Routledge

  2. North Africa, Islam and the Mediterranean World

    From the Almoravids to the Algerian War

    Edited by Julia Clancy-Smith

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    Long regarded as the preserve of French scholars and Francophone audiences due to its significance to France's colonial empire, North Africa is increasingly recognized for its own singular importance as a crossover region. Situated where Islamic, Mediterranean, African, and European histories...

    Published September 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Military Strategy of the Soviet Union

    A History

    By David M. Glantz

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Military Theory and Practice

    This study of Soviet military strategy is based upon the relationship between the army and politicians as well as Soviet writings on the subject of military strategy. Thanks to the policy of glasnost, it incorporates Soviet materials hitherto unavailable in the West. It should not be considered...

    Published September 1st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking the African Diaspora

    The Making of a Black Atlantic World in the Bight of Benin and Brazil

    Edited by Edna G. Bay, Kristin Mann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    As a result of new research, we can now paint a more complex picture of peoples and cultures in the south Atlantic, from the earliest period of the slave trade up to the present. The nine papers in this volume indicate that a dynamic and continuous movement of peoples east as well as west across...

    Published September 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Reform and Resistance

    Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court

    By Anne Meis Knupfer

    Examining the encounters between the girls and the new arm of the state in Cook County, Illinois, Anne Meis Knupfer illuminates the origin of American notions of gender and delinquency. Combining rigorous research with passionate writing, Reform and Resistance is a good story about bad girls....

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  6. In Their Time

    A History of Feminism in Western Society

    By Marlene LeGates

    Marlene LeGates has written a thorough, lively and accessible overview of Western feminist movements from the Middle Ages through the latter twentieth century. With each chapter containing a timeline and brief excerpts from primary source documents, the text serve as an ideal basis for a history of...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Social Organization of Exile

    Greek Political Detainees in the 1930s

    By Margaret E. Kenna

    Illustrated with prints from a unique archive of glass and celluloid negatives from the Aegean island of Anafi, this book deals with the life of people who were sent into internal exile under the Metaxas dictatorship (1936-1942). Like others before and after, this regime used imprisonment, internal...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Warfare in World History

    By Michael S. Neiberg

    Series: Themes in World History

    Despite the catastrophic effects of war, wars have also proved to be instrumental to long-term change in world history This text is the first of its kind to survey how warfare has developed from ancient times to the present day and the role it has played in shaping the world we know. The periods...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Victorian Age

    An Anthology of Sources and Documents

    Edited by Josephine Guy

    The Victorian Age introduces students of nineteenth-century literary and cultural history to the main areas of intellectual debate in the Victorian period. Bringing together for the first time in one volume a wide range of primary source material, this anthology gives readers a unique insight into...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Socialist Women

    Britain, 1880s to 1920s

    By June Hannam, Karen Hunt

    This fascinating new study examines the experiences of women involved in the socialist movement during its formative years in Britain and the active role they played in campaigning for the vote. By giving full attention to this much-neglected group of women, Socialist Women examines and challenges...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge