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  1. Constraints and Adjustments in British Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Leifer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1972, offers a detailed analysis of the post-war formulation of foreign policy, as Britain sought to detach itself from its imperialist past and moved towards a European future. The contributors – all experts in their fields – together provide a comprehensive...

    To Be Published December 24th 2014 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 January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. An Intellectual History of Blindness

    The Enlightenment to the Present

    By Frank Wyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This volume studies two related problematics. First, Enlightenment ideas about human difference in general and blindness in particular were often at war with one another. Second, conflicts concerning Enlightenment thought continued in the lives and writings of many important blind thinkers, from...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered

    International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969

    By Laurien Crump

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Warsaw Pact is generally regarded as a mere instrument of Soviet power. In the 1960s the alliance nevertheless evolved into a multilateral alliance, in which the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact members gained considerable scope for manoeuvre. This book examines to what extent the Warsaw Pact...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Antifascism After Hitler

    East German Youth and Socialist Memory, 1949-1989

    By Catherine Plum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Antifascism After Hitler investigates the antifascist stories, memory sites and youth reception that were critical to the success of political education in East German schools and extracurricular activities. As the German Democratic Republic (GDR) promoted national identity and socialist...

    To Be Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Democratisation of Intelligence

    Edited by Peter Gill, Michael Andregg

    This comparative analysis of the sometimes fraught process of achieving democratic governance of security intelligence agencies presents material from countries other than those normally featured in the Intelligence Studies literature of North America and Europe. Some of the countries examined are...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. National Identities in Soviet Historiography

    The Rise of Nations under Stalin

    By Harun Yilmaz

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Under Stalin’s totalitarian leadership of the USSR, Soviet national identities with historical narratives were constructed. These constructions envisaged how nationalities should see their imaginary common past, and millions of people defined themselves according to them. This book explains how and...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

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

    Forging the Future

    Edited by Eglė Rindzevičiūtė, Jenny Andersson

    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 March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border

    Karafuto / Sakhalin

    Edited by Svetlana Paichadze, Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, its Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. Then in the wake of World War II...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    Peter Ling’s acclaimed biography of Martin Luther King Jr provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith as the challenges facing the movement strengthened after 1965. Ling combines a detailed...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge