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  1. The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

    Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Spain 1474–1598

    By Jocelyn Hunt

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The rise of Spain from obscurity to the position of one of Europe's greatest powers is centrally important in the history of Western Europe in the sixteenth century. Spain 1474–1598 explores key themes including the unification of Spain and the domestic and foreign policies of each of the monarchs,...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Early Modern Witches

    Witchcraft Cases in Contemporary Writing

    By Marion Gibson

    This collection of pamphlets describes fifteen English witchcraft cases in detail, vividly recreating events to give the reader the illusion of actually being present at witchcraft accusations, trials and hangings. But how much are we victims of literary manipulation by these texts? The pamphlets...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Hitler

    Profile of a Dictator, 2nd Edition

    By David Welch

    Hitler: Profile of a Dictator is a fascinating exploration of Hitler and his role in the Third Reich. The book unravels the complex historiographical debate surrounding this notorious figure by examining his personality, his ideas and the nature of his power.Hitler: Profile of a Dictator surveys...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Everyday Violence in Britain, 1850-1950

    Gender and Class

    By Shani D'Cruze, Ivor Crewe

    Series: Women And Men In History

    The diverse violence of modern Britain is hardly new. The Britain of 1850 to 1950 was similarly afflicted. The book is divided into four parts. 'Getting Hurt' which looks at everyday violence in the home (including a chapter on infanticide). 'Uses and Rejections' two chapters on the use...

    Published November 13th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Medieval Monasticism

    Forms of Religious Life in Western Europe in the Middle Ages, 3rd Edition

    By C.H. Lawrence

    Series: The Medieval World

    Hugh Lawrence's book ranges right across Europe and the Middle East as well as reconstructing the internal life, experience and aims of the medieval cloister, he also explores the many-sided relationships between the monasteries and the secular world from which they drew recruits. This Third...

    Published November 13th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Women, Educational Policy-Making and Administration in England

    Authoritative Women Since 1800

    Edited by Joyce Goodman, Sylvia Harrop

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    The role of women in policy-making has been largely neglected in conventional social and political histories. This book opens up this field of study, taking the example of women in education as its focus. It examines the work, attitudes, actions and philosophies of women who played a part in...

    Published November 8th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Communism and its Collapse

    By Stephen White

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Ranging from the Russian revolution of 1917 to the collapse of Eastern Europe in the 1980s this study examines Communist rule. By focusing primarily on the USSR and Eastern Europe Stephen White covers the major topics and issues affecting these countries, including:* communism as a doctrine* the...

    Published November 8th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Evolution of the British Party System


    By Robert C. Self

    By the end of the nineteenth century, reform and development of the British electoral system had inaugurated a new style of mass politics which fundamentally transformed the face of the British party system. This book traces the evolution of recognisably modern parties from their roots in the 1880s...

    Published November 5th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England 1558-1689

    By John Coffey

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    This fascinating work is the first overview of its subject to be published in over half a century. The issues it deals with are key to early modern political, religious and cultural history.The seventeenth century is traditionally regarded as a period of expanding and extended liberalism, when...

    Published November 5th 2000 by Routledge