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  1. Midwives, Society and Childbirth

    Debates and Controversies in the Modern Period

    Edited by Hilary Marland, Anne Marie Rafferty

    Midwives, Society and Childbirth is the first book to examine midwives' lives and work in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries on a national and international scale. Focusing on six countries from Europe, the approach is interdisciplinary with the studies written by a diverse team of social,...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The National Front in France

    Ideology, Discourse and Power

    By Peter Davies

    This provocative and non-polemic study explores the value system of the National Front movement in France, and explains the way in which the movement's ideology has been formulated and articulated in the 1980s and 1990s. Also discussing the crucial role of Le Pen, this book provides a fascinating...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Economy of East Central Europe, 1815-1989

    Stages of Transformation in a Peripheral Region

    By David Turnock

    From a widely published expert in the field, this major survey reviews two centuries of modernization and examines the dramatic changes in the economies of Eastern Europe. This is a new and comprehensive overview which incorporates fresh research and recent changes to the region to trace this...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Contested Narratives

    Biographical Approaches to Modern European History

    Edited by Ilse Josepha Lazaroms, Emily R. Gioielli

    The twentieth century in Europe was characterized by great moments of rupture, with two world wars, ideological conflict, and political polarization. In these processes, as well as in the historical writing that followed in its wake, the individual as an historical entity often appeared crushed. In...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Military Occupations in First World War Europe

    Edited by Sophie De Schaepdrijver

    Our view of the First World War is dominated by the twin images of the fronts and the home fronts, yet the war also generated a third type of ‘front’, that of military occupation. Vast areas of Europe experienced the war under a military regime and this book deals with the occupations by the German...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World

    Edited by Paula S. Fass

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Childhood in the Western World provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding the history of childhood in the West from antiquity to the present day. By broadly incorporating the research in the field of Childhood Studies, the book explores the major advances...

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Transnational Perspectives on Modern Irish History

    By Niall Whelehan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This book explores the benefits and challenges of transnational history for the study of modern Ireland. In recent years the word "transnational" has become more and more conspicuous in history writing across the globe, with scholars seeking to move beyond national and local frameworks when...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Napoleon

    Conquest, Reform and Reorganisation, 2nd Edition

    By Clive Emsley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Napoleon had a profound impact on the development of both France and Europe, and his career had repercussions across the wider world. His career had all the elements of a classical tragedy: having begun with spectacular military and civil achievements, it ended in exile on the tiny Atlantic island...

    Published October 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Archaeology of Medieval Germany

    An Introduction

    By Günter P. Fehring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Violence, Memory, and History

    Western Perceptions of Kristallnacht

    Edited by Colin McCullough, Nathan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This edited collection delves into the horrors of November 1938 and to what degree they portended the Holocaust, demonstrating the varied reactions of Western audiences to news about the pogrom against the Jews. A pattern of stubborn governmental refusal to help German Jews to any large degree...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge