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Forthcoming Contemporary History 1945- Books

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  1. 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 March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Economic Development of Europe's Regions

    A Quantitative History Since 1900

    Edited by Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Rosés

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The book is the first quantitative description of Europe’s economic development at a regional level over the entire 20th century. Based on a new and comprehensive set of data, this book brings together a group of leading economic historians in order to describe and analyze the development of...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s

    By Joshua Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the stories of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over more than three centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent explore the characters that comprised the British presence in...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics

    Forging the Future

    Edited by Jenny Andersson, Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This book reconsiders the power of the idea of the future. Bringing together perspectives from cultural history, environmental history, political history and the history of science, it investigates how the future became a specific field of action in liberal democratic, state socialist and...

    To Be Published April 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. National Identities in Pakistan

    The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction

    By Cara Cilano

    In 1971, a war which took place in Pakistan that resulted in the establishment of two separate countries; East Pakistan became Bangladesh, leaving the remaining four western provinces to comprise a truncated Pakistan. This book examines how literature by those who remained Pakistanis acts as a...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Transport Revolution 1770-1985

    By Dr Philip Bagwell, Philip Bagwell

    For the new edition of this classic book Professor Bagwell has included an examination of transport developments since 1974 and particularly the radical changes in policy introduced by Thatcher governments since 1979. The inclusion of a large number of maps, tables and figures, and contemporary...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africa

    The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994

    By Alice Dinerman

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Examining the government’s attempts to revise postcolonial Mozambique’s traumatic past with a view to negotiating the present,...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. British Policy in Aden and the Protectorates 1955-67

    Last Outpost of a Middle East Empire

    By Spencer Mawby

    This is the first detailed account of the confrontation between Britain and President Nasser of Egypt over the Colony of Aden and the surrounding protected states, prior to British withdrawal in 1967. Paying particular attention to the conflicting goals of Arab nationalism and British imperialism,...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge