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  1. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Conduct of War 1789-1961

    A Study of the Impact of the French, Industrial and Russian Revolutions on War and Its Conduct

    By J. F. C. Fuller

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book, originally published in 1961, examines the wars from the age of absolute rulers, and the destructive impact of revolutionary and democratic government on this state of affairs. It discusses the relation between war and policy, and takes into account how the character of war in the first...

    To Be Published September 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    Series: Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Legacies of Violence in Contemporary Spain

    Edited by Ofelia Ferran, Lisa Hilbink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book explores social, political, legal, and cultural facets of the movement for the recovery of historical memory and the growing demands for accountability for past state-sanctioned violence in Spain, both of which have been fueled by the exhumations of mass graves that began in 2000. The...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge