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  1. 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

  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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Culture

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By David P. Christopher

    This third edition of British Culture is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Extensively illustrated and offering a wider range of topics than ever before, David P. Christopher identifies and analyses key areas in language, literature, film, TV, social media, popular...

    To Be Published March 14th 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

    During the nineteenth century, as the Russian empire expanded eastwards and the Japanese empire expanded northwards and eastwards onto the Asian continent, the Russo-Japanese border became contested on and around the island of Sakhalin, it's Russian name, or Karafuto, as it is known in Japanese. In...

    To Be Published March 14th 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 March 14th 2015 by Routledge