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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 46 new and published books in the subject of Second World War — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Maritime Archaeology of a Modern Conflict

    Comparing the Archaeology of German Submarine Wrecks to the Historical Text

    By Innes McCartney

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Over the last 30 years, hydrographical marine surveys in the English Channel helped uncover the potential wreck sites of German submarines, or U-boats, sunk during the conflicts of World War I and World War II. Through a series of systemic dives, nautical archaeologist and historian Innes McCartney...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War

    Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, Sandra Wilson

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines representations of the Second World War in postwar Chinese and Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide range of films, it demonstrates the potential of war movies for understanding contemporary China and Japan. It shows how the war...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Youth Culture, Popular Music and the End of 'Consensus'

    Edited by The Subcultures Network

    This book examines youth cultural responses to the political, economic and socio-cultural changes that affected Britain in the aftermath of the Second World War. In particular, it considers the extent to which elements of youth culture and popular music served to contest the notion of ‘consensus’...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Young Jewish Poets Who Fell as Soviet Soldiers in the Second World War

    By Rina Lapidus

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book deals with the work of fifteen young Jewish poets who were killed, died of wounds, or were executed in captivity while serving in the Red Army in the Second World War. All were young, all were poets, most were thoroughly assimilated into Soviet society whilst at the same time being rooted...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Stormtroopers (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    A Social, Economic and Ideological Analysis 1929-35

    By Conan Fischer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    This examination of Hitler’s stormtroopers provides vital insights into the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the establishment of the Nazi state. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources and extensive biographical material left by the stormtroopers themselves, the author challenges the belief...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Industry and Politics in the Third Reich (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    Ruhr Coal, Hitler and Europe

    By John Gillingham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    When originally published in 1985 this was the first detailed study of business in Nazi Germany. Drawing on a wealth of new evidence from government and private archives, the book throws light on the important role played by Germany heavy industry in preserving traditions valuable for the post-Nazi...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    This set of 10 volumes, originally published between 1978 and 1991 and authored by some of the most renowned international scholars in the history of Nazi Germany, represent years of painstaking research, often from sources which, even with the advent of the internet, remain inaccessible. They...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Gregor Strasser and the Rise of Nazism (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    By Peter D. Stachura

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    The most influential and substantial leader, after Hitler, in the pre-1933 National Socialist Party was Gregor Strasser. This book (originally published in 1983 but as yet not superseded) is a comprehensive and scholarly assessment of Strasser’s significant and ultimately tragic career, based...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Nazi Machtergreifung (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    Edited by Peter D. Stachura

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    This book analyses some of the fundamental reasons for the triumph of National Socialism in 1933. Written in 1983 by historians at Canadian, American and British universities, it provides a clear and balanced historiographical perspective of the dynamics of socio-political mobilization which helped...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia
    By Various
    To Be Published May 26th 2015
  2. The War Against Japan, 1941-1945: An Annotated Bibliography
    By John J. Sbrega
    To Be Published May 26th 2015
  3. The Fall of Singapore 1942
    By Timothy Hall
    To Be Published May 26th 2015
  4. New Guinea 1942-44
    By Timothy Hall
    To Be Published May 26th 2015
  5. Darwin 1942: Australia's Darkest Hour
    By Timothy Hall
    To Be Published May 26th 2015

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