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New and Published Books

  1. FDR and Lucy

    Lovers and Friends

    By Resa Willis

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Concrete Demands

    The Search for Black Power in the 20th Century

    By Rhonda Y. Williams

    Between the 1950s and 1970s, Black Power coalesced as activists advocated a more oppositional approach to fighting racial oppression, emphasizing racial pride, asserting black political, cultural, and economic autonomy, and challenging white power. In Concrete Demands, Rhonda Y. Williams provides a...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Treitschke's Origins of Prussianism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Teutonic Knights

    By Heinrich Von Treitschke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Heinrich Von Treitschke (1834-1896) was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. An ardent admirer of Prussianism, Treitschke was also deeply anti-Semitic and anti-socialist. This translation by Eden and Cedar Paul of The Origins of Prussianism, published in...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature

    Edited by Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Roman Rosenbaum

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Recent natural as well as man-made cataclysmic events have dramatically changed the status quo of contemporary Japanese society, and following the Asia-Pacific war’s never-ending ‘postwar’ period, Japan has been dramatically forced into a zeitgeist of saigo or ‘post-disaster.’ This radically new...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking German History (Routledge Revivals)

    Nineteenth-Century Germany and the Origins of the Third Reich

    By Richard J. Evans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Rethinking German History, first published in 1987, Richard J. Evans argues for a social-historical approach to the German past that pays equal attention to objective social structures and subjective values and experiences. If German history has been seen as an exception to the ‘normal’...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Contested Narratives

    Biographical Approaches to Modern European History

    Edited by Ilse Josepha Lazaroms, Emily R. Gioielli

    The twentieth century in Europe was characterized by great moments of rupture, with two world wars, ideological conflict, and political polarization. In these processes, as well as in the historical writing that followed in its wake, the individual as an historical entity often appeared crushed. In...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Australia as a Good International Citizen

    By Alison Pert

    From time to time, politicians describe Australia as a “good international citizen”. But what does this mean, exactly? What constitutes good international citizenship? And does Australia really qualify as a good international citizen? This book attempts to answer these questions. Very little has...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mobilizing Shanghai Youth

    CCP Internationalism, GMD Nationalism and Japanese Collaboration

    By Kristin Mulready-Stone

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, youth emerged as a new and important social force in many parts of the world. In China the image of this new youth imprinted itself on Chinese consciousness and made clear to potential national leaders that future governments would not be able...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Women Through Chinese Eyes

    By Li Yu-ning

    The special focus of this book is the lives and experiences of women in China in the first half of the 20th century. Part One - Historical Interpretations - presents essays by Western-educated Chinese women and men, on the historical role of women in a time of great social and economic upheaval....

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge