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  1. Trauma and Life Stories

    Edited by With Graham Dawson, Kim Lacy Rogers, Selma Leydesdorff

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    In this volume leading academics explore the relationship between the experiences of terror and helplessness, the way in which survivors remember and the representation of these memories in the language and form of their life stories....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. A History of Canadian Economic Thought

    By Robin Neill

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    In A History of Canadian Economic Thought, Robin Neill relates the evolution of economic theory in Canada to the particular geographical and political features of the country. Whilst there were distinctively Canadian economic discourses in nineteenth-century Ontario and early twentieth-century...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. British Popular Films 1929-1939

    The Cinema of Reassurance

    By Stephen Shafer

    Shafer's study challenges the conventional historical assumption that British feature films during the Thirties were mostly oriented to the middle-class. Instead, he makes the critical distinction between films intended for West End and international circulation and those intended primarily for...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Making of Modern Iran

    State and Society under Riza Shah, 1921-1941

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    This collection of essays, by a distinguished group of specialists, offers a new and exciting interpretation of Riza Shah's Iran. A period of key importance, the years between 1921-1941 have, until now, remained relatively neglected. Recently, however, there has been a marked revival of interest in...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Swedish Economic Thought

    Explorations and Advances

    Edited by Lars Jonung

    The impact of Swedish economists on the development of modern economic analysis has been profound. This volume contains twelve essays dealing with various aspects of the development of economics and economic thought from the mid 18th century to the middle of the 20th century. Most of the essays...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Grand Strategy and Maritime Power

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This challenging new book argues that the People's Republic of China is pursuing a long-term strategy to extend its national power by sea....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Uniting the Kingdom?

    The Making of British History

    Edited by Alexander Grant, Keith Stringer

    In Uniting the Kingdom? a group of the most distinguished historians from Britain and Ireland assemble to consider the question of British identity spanning the period from the Middle Ages to the present. Traditional chronological and regional frontiers are broken down as medievalists, early...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Class and State in Ancien Regime France

    The Road to Modernity?

    By David Parker

    Class and State in Early Modern France explores the economic, social, ideological and political foundations of French Absolutism. David Parker's challenging interpretation presents French Absolutism as a remarkably successful attempt to preserve the political and ideological structures of the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Narratives of Guilt and Compliance in Unified Germany

    Stasi Informers and their Impact on Society

    By Barbara Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Analysing Stasi files and interviews with one time informers, the author examines the confrontation with this legacy in united Germany. She discusses the daily machinations of the state and the motivation and justification of being an informer....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Switzerland and the Second World War

    Edited by Georg Kreis

    This collection of essays sheds light on the history of Switzerland during World War II, covering such topics as: trade; financial relations; gold; refugees; defence; and foreign relations. It also touches on official post-war measures to suppress Switzerland's involvement in the war....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge