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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 646 new and published books in the subject of Political History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published February 26th 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 the...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Domestic Structure of European Community Policy-Making in West Germany (Routledge Revivals)

    By Simon Bulmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Federal Republic of Germany’s position in the European Community had been described as one of interdependence, penetration and integration. Of the three terms this research addresses itself most directly to penetration: to the links between the German political system and policy-making at the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of the Unpolitical (Routledge Revivals)

    By Herbert Read c/o Benedict Read

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Herbert Read and Selected Works

    In this collection of fourteen essays, first published in 1943, Herbert Read extends and amplifies the points of view expressed in his successful pamphlet To Hell with Culture, which has been reprinted here. The ‘politics of the unpolitical’ are the politics of those who strive for human values and...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Reginald McKenna

    Financier among Statesmen, 1863–1916

    By Martin Farr

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Reginald McKenna has never been the subject of scholarly attention. This was partly due to his own preference for appearing at the periphery of events even when ostensibly at the centre, and the absence of a significant collection of private papers. This new book redresses the neglect of this...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Problem of Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    A Consideration of Present Dangers and the Best Methods for Meeting Them

    By Gilbert Murray

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, Gilbert Murray’s treatise considers a largely euro-centric foreign policy during the inter-war period. Believing passionately in the prospect of a Liberal England and the hope promised by the League of Nations, with Britain at its centre, Murray argues that a secure future...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Lord Salisbury

    By Dr E David Steele

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Power and Politics in Old Regime France, 1720-1745

    By Peter Campbell

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Marxism in Britain

    Dissent, Decline and Re-emergence 1945-c.2000

    By Keith Laybourn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern British History

    Since the Second World War, Marxism in Britain has declined almost to the point of oblivion. The Communist Party of Great Britain had more than 50,000 members in the early 1940s, but less than 5,000 when it disbanded in 1991. Dissenting and Trotskyist organisations experienced a very similar...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Religion and the Rise of Democracy

    By Graham Maddox

    In a major original study, Graham Maddox analyses the role of religion in the development of democracy from the tribes of ancient Israel to the present day. The book contrasts Athenian direct democracy with the Old Testament monarchy in which the concept of religious opposition - vital to modern...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge