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  1. European Women's History Reader

    Edited by Christine Collette, Fiona Montgomery

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    The European Women's History Reader is a fascinating collection of seminal articles and extracts, exploring the social, economic, religious and political history of women across Europe since the late eighteenth century.This ambitious volume is arranged into four chronological sections all with...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  2. The French at War, 1934-1944

    By Nicholas Atkin

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and concise, the book offers a wide-ranging...

    Published December 4th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Mapping Modernities

    By Alan Dingsdale

    This text draws on research carried out since 1989/1991 to describe, interpret and explain the place and spatial order of modernities in Central and Eastern Europe since 1920, to give a theoretically underpinned, regional geography of the area...

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Bandits, Gangsters and the Mafia

    Russia, the Baltic States and the CIS since 1991

    By Martin Mccauley

    During the 1990s, the "roving bandits", big business or the oligarchs, stole Russia. They gained influence over President Yeltsin and his government, and gradually shaped policy in their own interests. In this first comprehensive account to explain why Russia took the course it did,...

    Published November 19th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Crisis and Commitment

    the Life History of a French Social Movement

    By Sonia Alland, Alexander Alland Jr.

    Using ethnographic field data from the Larzac plateau in Southern France, Alexander and Sonia Alland document one of the longest and most successful popular protests in modern French history - the Larzac movement. More than a record of events, the book describes the transformation from the early...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Louis XIV

    By G.R.R. Treasure

    Louis IV represents the apogee of French royal power and the Ancien Regime. Having restored the nation's finances and rebuilt the army, he embarked on a series of wars of conquest which made France universally feared and respected as the central power of continental Europe. In the age of...

    Published November 9th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Catherine the Great

    By Simon Dixon

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Neither a comprehensive 'life and times' nor a conventional biography, this is an engaging and accessible exploration of rulership and monarchial authority in eighteenth century Russia. Its purpose is to see how Catherine II of Russia conceived of her power and how it was represented to her...

    Published November 9th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Hundred Years War

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Neillands

    The Hundred Years War is a lively survey, re-creating the vigour of this turbulent epoch stretching from 1152 to 1453. The Hundred Years War was the longest war in European history, a war which brought fundamental change in two medieval societies, and ushered in the Renaissance.The story of the...

    Published November 8th 2001 by Routledge

  9. War and the State in Early Modern Europe

    Spain, the Dutch Republic and Sweden as Fiscal-Military States

    By Jan Glete

    Series: Warfare and History

    The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw many ambitious European rulers develop permanent armies and navies. War and the State in Early Modern Europe examines this military change as a central part of the political, social and economic transformation of early modern Europe.This important study...

    Published November 8th 2001 by Routledge

  10. A Scandal in Tiszadomb: Understanding Modern Hungary Through the History of Three Families

    Understanding Modern Hungary Through the History of Three Families

    By Marida Hollos

    This fascinating book tells the story of modern Hungarian society through the interconnected lives of several families in a small town on the Great Hungarian Plain. It opens in 1989 - on the eve of communism's collapse - with the suicide of the town's dynamic and popular mayor. The author quickly...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge