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New and Published Books

  1. 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 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Age

    American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Age

    By Laura E. Hein, Mark Selden

    The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples....

    Published November 17th 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 5th 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. 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

  9. 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