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  1. British Policy in Aden and the Protectorates 1955-67

    Last Outpost of a Middle East Empire

    By Spencer Mawby

    This is the first detailed account of the confrontation between Britain and President Nasser of Egypt over the Colony of Aden and the surrounding protected states, prior to British withdrawal in 1967. Paying particular attention to the conflicting goals of Arab nationalism and British imperialism,...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of State Expansion

    War, State and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

    By James Cronin

    The expansion of the British state was neither automatic nor accidental. Rather, it was the outcome of recurring battles over the proper boundaries of the state and its role in economy and society. The Politics of State Expansion focuses on the interests arrayed on either side of this struggle;...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The National Front in France

    Ideology, Discourse and Power

    By Peter Davies

    This provocative and non-polemic study explores the value system of the National Front movement in France, and explains the way in which the movement's ideology has been formulated and articulated in the 1980s and 1990s. Also discussing the crucial role of Le Pen, this book provides a fascinating...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Guide to British Political Archives

    Sources since 1945

    Edited by Chris Cook

    This major new reference work provides an authoritative and wide-ranging guide to archive sources now becoming available for British political history since 1945. With a user-friendly layout, the book presents a comprehensive range of 1,500 personal papers from leading statesmen, backbench...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. History of Participatory Media

    Politics and Publics, 1750–2000

    Edited by Anders Ekström, Solveig Jülich

    This book argues for a historical perspective on issues relating to the notion of participatory media. Working from a broad concept of media – including essays on the 19th century press, early sound media, photography, exhibitions, television and the internet – the book offers a broad empirical...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Royal Navy and Maritime Power in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Ian Speller

    This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Defining the Atlantic Community

    Culture, Intellectuals, and Policies in the Mid-Twentieth Century

    Edited by Marco Mariano

    In this volume, essays by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic open new perspectives on the construction of the "Atlantic community" during World War II and the early Cold War years. Based on original approaches bringing together diplomatic history and the history of culture and ideas, the book...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Perceptions of the European Union in New Member States

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Gabriella Ilonszki

    The book explores the views of elites alongside those of the wider population in the European Union. The chapters place the new member states – and the potential candidate Serbia – on the map of Europe in this context for the first time. The volume's comparative method goes beyond the standard old...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700

    Edited by Irina Livezeanu, Arpad von Klimo

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of East Central Europe focuses on the origins and evolution of modernity in the region between Russia to the east, and Germany and Austria to the west. Starting with the chronological marker of 1700, the book focuses on the origins and evolution of modernity in the...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge