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Forthcoming Contemporary History 1945- Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500

    Edited by Glenda Sluga, Carolyn James

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500 explores the role of women as agents of diplomacy in the trans-Atlantic world since the early modern age. Despite increasing evidence of their involvement in political life across the centuries, the core historical narrative of international...

    To Be Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India

    Ahmedabad 1900-2000

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Communism and Development (Routledge Revivals)

    By Robert Bideleux

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this book provides a comprehensive reappraisal of the diverse Communist development strategies that shaped the twentieth century. Robert Bideleux emphasises the appalling human and economic costs of the most widely adopted ‘Stalinist’ strategies of forced industrialisation...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Propaganda and Intelligence in the Cold War

    The NATO information service

    By Linda Risso

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book offers the first account of the foundation, organisation and activities of the NATO Information Service (NATIS) during the Cold War. During the Cold War, NATIS was pivotal in bringing national delegations together to discuss their security, information and intelligence concerns and, when...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Post-colonial struggles for a democratic Southern Africa

    Legacies of Liberation

    Edited by Carolyn Bassett, Marlea Clarke

    National liberation, one of the grand narratives of the twentieth century, has left a weighty legacy of unfulfilled dreams. This book explores the ongoing struggle for legitimate, accountable political leaders in postcolonial Southern Africa, focusing on dilemmas arising when ex-liberation...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. "An Empire of Ideals"

    The Chimeric Imagination of Ronald Reagan

    By Justin D. Garrison

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    Justin D. Garrison provides an original and groundbreaking analysis of Ronald Reagan’s imagination as it was expressed mainly in his presidential speeches. He argues that the predominant strain of Reagan’s imagination is "chimeric," that is, imbued with a high degree of optimism, romantic...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Democracy Promotion, National Security and Strategy

    Foreign Policy under the Reagan Administration

    By Robert Pee

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book investigates the relationship between democracy promotion and US national security strategy through an examination of the Reagan administration’s attempt to launch a global campaign for democracy in the early 1980s, which culminated in the foundation of the National Endowment for...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Companion to British History

    By Charles Arnold-Baker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this comprehensive guide to the history of Britain and its peoples will be indispensable reading for the general enthusiast, as well as students. It is packed full of fascinating detail on everything from Hadrian’s Wall to the Black Death to Tony Blair. The book was...

    To Be Published July 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Feminism and Feminists After Suffrage

    Edited by Julie V. Gottlieb

    What happened in women’s history after the vote was won? Was the suffragette spirit quashed by the advent of the First World War, and due to the achievement of women’s partial (1918) and then equal (1928) suffrage thereafter, by having to wait to be reclaimed by the Women’s Liberation Movement only...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge