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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Modern Japan

    A Social and Political History, 3rd Edition

    By Elise K. Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Modern Japan provides a concise and fascinating introduction to the social, cultural and political history of modern Japan. Ranging from the Tokugawa period to the present day, Tipton links everyday lives with major historical developments,...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Local History and War Memories in Hokkaido

    Edited by Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, barely features in most histories of the Second World War. However, the combination of distinctive war experiences, a vibrant set of local historian groups, and powerful media organizations disseminating local war history, has generated an identifiable...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ralph Bunche and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Mediation and the UN, 1947-1949

    By Elad Ben-Dror

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    "I swear by all that’s Holy, I will never come anywhere near the Palestine problem once I liberate myself from this trap." Ralph Bunche wrote these lines to his wife in 1949, during the armistice talks on Rhodes. A year later, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in ending the 1948...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. What Did The Baby Boomers Ever Do For Us?

    By Francis Beckett

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2010, this book explores the legacy of the baby boomers: the generation who, born in the aftermath of the Second World War, came of age in the radical sixties where for the first time since the War, there was freedom, money, and safe sex. In this book, Francis Beckett argues that...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Historical Justice

    Edited by Klaus Neumann

    The yearning for historical justice – that is, for the redress of past wrongs – has become one of the defining features of our age. Governments, international bodies and civil society organisations address historical injustices through truth commissions, tribunals, official apologies and other...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Democracy, Civic Culture and Small Business in Russia's Regions

    Social Processes in Comparative Historical Perspective

    By Molly O'Neal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book adopts a novel analytical approach to understanding how Russia's stalled democratisation is related to the incomplete liberalisation of the economy. Based on extensive original comparative study of Russia’s regions, the book explores the precise channels of interaction that create the...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Alan S. Milward and Contemporary European History

    Collected Academic Reviews

    Edited by Fernando Guirao, Frances M.B. Lynch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Alan S. Milward was a renowned historian of contemporary Europe. In addition to his books, as well as articles and chapters in edited books, he also wrote nearly 250 book reviews and review articles, some in French and German, which were published in journals world-wide. Taken together they reveal...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Economic Civil Rights Movement

    African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power

    Edited by Michael Ezra

    Series: Routledge Studies in African American History

    Economic inequalities have been perhaps the most enduring problem facing African Americans since the civil rights movement, despite the attention they have received from activists. Although the civil rights movement dealt successfully with injustices like disenfranchisement and segregated public...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge