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  1. The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Living the Death of Democracy in Spain

    The Civil War and Its Aftermath

    Edited by Susana Belenguer, Ciaran Cosgrove, James Whiston

    This volume brings together new interdisciplinary perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, its victims, its contentious ending, and its aftermath. In exploring the slow demise of the Spanish Republic and the course of the Civil War, the authors have chosen to range in turn over cinematic, literary...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Economies under Occupation

    The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II

    By Marcel Boldorf, Tetsuji Okazaki

    Nazi Germany and Japan occupied huge areas at least for some period during World War II, and those territories became integral parts of their war economies. The book focuses on the policies of World War II aggressors in occupied countries. The unbalanced economic and financial relations were...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination

    The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance

    By Michal Aharony

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. France and Fascism

    February 1934 and the Dynamics of Political Crisis

    By Brian Jenkins, Chris Millington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

    France and Fascism: February 1934 and the Dynamics of Political Crisis is the first English-language book to examine the most significant political event in interwar France: the Paris riots of February 1934. On 6 February 1934, thousands of fascist rioters almost succeeded in bringing down the...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. C. Bird

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1986, examines the evolution and application of the policies of wartime governments designed to deal with the danger to national security thought to be posed by enemy alien residents, and considers the social and political forces which helped shape these policies. The...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ruskin

    The Great Victorian

    By Derrick Leon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1949, is an important work in Victorian studies, and directs light on Ruskin’s personal tragedy, his public life, and on the character of his work. This book will be of interest to students of history and cultural studies....

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Russia and Peace

    By Fridtjof Nansen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1923, endeavoured to provide a brief account of the social and economic conditions in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. Russia and Peace discusses the interest in Russia shown by other countries, the country’s economic development, and the social...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Memories of My Life

    By Francis Galton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Memories of my Life, first published in 1908, is an autobiography by the psychologist, anthropologist, geographer, and inventor Sir Francis Galton. This book contains a detailed account of Galton’s life, and will be of interest to students of Victorian history....

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Dictionary of Abbreviations

    With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to thrust themselves, like explorers, into these abbreviations in...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge