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  1. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 1st 2015 by Routledge