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  1. The Great Elector

    Frederick William of Brandenburg-Prussia

    By Derek Mckay

    Series: Profiles In Power

    In this first biography in English for fifty years, Derek McKay avoids the limitation of seeing Frederick William primarily as precursor of the 'Enlightened' Frederick the Great. Instead, he roots him firmly in his own time, a dynastic, protestant ruler like many another in Germany, but gifted with...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Japan faces the World, 1925-1952

    By Mary L. Hanneman

    Series: Seminar Studies

    By 1925 the process of Japan's transition to a modern industrialised, westernised state was pretty much complete. Not only had the imperial tradition been restored with the Meiji Restoration in 1868, but some forms of democratic parliamentary institutions had been set up. However, during the...

    Published June 27th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Estonia

    Independence and European Integration

    By David Smith

    Series: Postcommunist States and Nations

    In 1998, Estonia became the first of the former Soviet republics to enter membership negotiations with the European Union. Since then it has been hailed as 'the model pupil' amongst the current applicants. This study traces the remarkable reforms that have propelled Estonia from the USSR to the...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Who's Who in Twentieth Century Warfare

    By Spencer Tucker

    This authoritative biographical guide to warfare in the twentieth century is at once fascinating reading and an invaluable work of reference for anyone interested in modern military history. As well as the First and Second World Wars, this Who's Who takes in key figures from conflicts in Vietnam,...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Lesbian History Sourcebook

    Love and Sex Between Women in Britain from 1780–1970

    By Alison Oram, Annmarie Turnbull

    This groundbreaking critical anthology gathers together a wide range of primary source material on lesbian lives in the past. The material here is drawn from a diverse range of sources, including court records, newspaper reports, literary sources, writings on lesbianism from psychologists, doctors,...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  6. The French Wars 1792-1815

    By Charles Esdaile

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    A highly original and critical introduction to the revolutionary and napoleonic conflicts. It illuminates the less well-known areas of the subject, such as the changing atttitude of the French people towards Napoleon, as well as providing a balanced account of the campaigns of Wellington and...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  7. The History and Narrative Reader

    Edited by Geoffrey Roberts

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    Drawing together seminal texts from philosophers and historians, including Hayden White, David Carr and Frederick Olafson, this volume presents the great debate over the narrative character of history from the 1960s onwards. The History and Narrative Reader combines theory with practice to offer a...

    Published June 21st 2001 by Routledge

  8. Women in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Social, Cultural and Political Change

    By Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska

    Women's lives have changed dramatically over the course of the twentieth century: reduced fertility and the removal of formal barriers to their participation in education, work and public life are just some examples. At the same time, women are under-represented in many areas, are paid...

    Published June 19th 2001 by Routledge

  9. South East Asia

    Colonial History

    Edited by Paul H. Kratoska

    The six volumes that make up this set provide an overview of colonialism in South East Asia. The first volume deals with Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch Imperialism before 1800, the second with empire-building during the Nineteenth Century, and the third with the imperial heyday in the early...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Native American Women

    A Biographical Dictionary, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gretchen M. Bataille, Laurie Lisa

    Series: Biographical Dictionaries of Minority Women

    This A-Z reference contains 275 biographical entries on Native American women, past and present, from many different walks of life. Written by more than 70 contributors, most of whom are leading American Indian historians, the entries examine the complex and diverse roles of Native American women...

    Published June 12th 2001 by Routledge