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  1. Eastern Europe 1945-1969

    From Stalinism to Stagnation

    By Ben Fowkes

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Here is an essential short guide to the history of Eastern Europe under the early decades of communist rule. The study explores the communists attempt to transpose a uniform economic and social system across the region copied from the Soviet model. Dr Fowkes shows how this did not always succeed...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Central Europe Since 1945

    By Paul G. Lewis

    Series: The Postwar World

    Central Europe - here, Poland, the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary - is at the centre of international attention since the Soviet collapse. An understanding of its postwar history is critical to an appreciation of the challenges facing its present rulers. This is an...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Conservative Party and British Politics 1902 - 1951

    By Stuart Ball

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The history of the Conservative Party during the first half of the twentieth century was marked by crisis and controversy, from Joseph Chamberlain's tariff reform campaign through the Lloyd George coalition and the National Government between the wars to the defeat of 1945 and the post war recovery...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Attlee Governments 1945-1951

    By Kevin Jefferys

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In 1945 the Labour Government set about a major transformation of British society, Dr Jefferys's analyses the main changes and relates them to debates within the Labour party, on the nature of its aims and how best to achieve them....

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Japan in Transformation, 1945-2010

    2nd Edition

    By Jeff Kingston

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Since 1945, Japan has successfully reinvented itself, rising from the ashes of defeat to become a peaceful and prosperous nation. It is seen as an inspiration for other developing nations and contributes significantly to global development. As the third largest economy in the world, with a...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    2nd Edition

    By Kirsten E. Schulze

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In this fully revised new edition, Kirsten Schulze brings us to a new understanding of the causes, course and consequences of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Schulze analyses the dynamics of the violence and explores the numerous attempts at resolving the conflict. She assesses why, in the cases of...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Russia, America and the Cold War

    1949-1991 (Revised 2nd Edition)

    By Martin McCauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The conflict between Russia and America shaped the world for over four decades. Both were universalist powers – they wanted every country in the world to copy their model of government and economy. They could not rest until the other side had been vanquished, and until the mid-1980s this...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Japan faces the World, 1925-1952

    By Mary L. Hanneman

    Series: Seminar Studies

    By 1925 the process of Japan's transition to a modern industrialised, westernised state was pretty much complete. Not only had the imperial tradition been restored with the Meiji Restoration in 1868, but some forms of democratic parliamentary institutions had been set up. However, during the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Modern China

    3rd Edition

    By Edwin E. Moise

    The past hundred years in China have seen almost continuous transformation and upheaval. From Confucianist monarchy to warlordism, from fanatically doctrinaire socialist tyranny to almost doctrineless social-capitalism, China has experienced political, cultural and economic ...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. De Gaulle

    By Andrew Shennan

    Series: Profiles In Power

    If any modern democratic leader has believed in the "great man'' theory of history and acted self-consciously in accordance with it, it was surely de Gaulle. On both occasions when he came to power it was in his own right, as a ``providential figure'', not as the representative of a political or...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge