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Forthcoming Contemporary History 1945- Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States

    By John C. Spurlock

    When did the sexual revolution happen? Most Americans would probably say the 1960s. In reality, young couples were changing the rules of public and private life for decades before. By the early years of the twentieth century, teenagers were increasingly free of adult supervision, and taking control...

    To Be Published August 3rd 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 August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the events and developments of 1989 in Eastern Europe. It offers a mix of detailed examinations of the events of 1989 in Eastern Europe, thoughtful and considered appraisals of developments, and ‘middle-range’ theoretical discussions of patterns...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Recasting Iranian Modernity

    International Relations and Social Change

    By Kamran Matin

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Critically deploying the idea of uneven and combined development this book provides a novel non-Eurocentric account of Iran’s experience of modernity and revolution. Recasting Iranian Modernity presents the argument that Eurocentrism can be decisively overcome through a social theory that has...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge