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Forthcoming Contemporary History 1945- Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1680-1980 is the first textbook that specifically addresses the history of this empire on this continent. Written by two experts in the field, one on British Imperial history and one on African history, the book offers a uniquely balanced look at both the...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Democracy Promotion, National Security and Strategy

    Foreign Policy under the Reagan Administration

    By Robert Pee

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book investigates the relationship between democracy promotion and US national security strategy through an examination of the Reagan administration’s attempt to launch a global campaign for democracy in the early 1980s, which culminated in the foundation of the National Endowment for...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Local History and War Memories in Hokkaido

    Edited by Philip A. Seaton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book examines the local history and collective memories of war in Hokkaido, the northern island ofJapan. Using Japanese-language sources presented for the first time in English, such as interview data, archives and literature, the contributors to this volume manage to work their...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urbanisation and Social Change in India

    Making Citizens

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    As urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination becomes crucial factor in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic dimension. While Indian...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Post-War Repatriation to Defeated Japan

    By Beatrice Trefalt

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The repatriation of more than six million Japanese from overseas territories in the period between 1945 and the mid-1950shaad a major impact on Japanese culture and politics. The book explores the tensions of identity that emerged during the years of re-integration and shows how tightly post-war...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge