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  1. Narratives of Guilt and Compliance in Unified Germany

    Stasi Informers and their Impact on Society

    By Barbara Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    Analysing Stasi files and interviews with one time informers, the author examines the confrontation with this legacy in united Germany. She discusses the daily machinations of the state and the motivation and justification of being an informer....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Europe

    A Cultural History, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Rietbergen

    This third, revised and augmented edition of Peter Rietbergen’s highly acclaimed Europe: A Cultural History provides a major and original contribution to the study of Europe. From ancient Babylonian law codes to Pope Urban’s call to crusade in 1095, and from Michelangelo on Italian art in 1538 to...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Midwives, Society and Childbirth

    Debates and Controversies in the Modern Period

    Edited by Hilary Marland, Anne Marie Rafferty

    Midwives, Society and Childbirth is the first book to examine midwives' lives and work in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries on a national and international scale. Focusing on six countries from Europe, the approach is interdisciplinary with the studies written by a diverse team of social,...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Economy of East Central Europe, 1815-1989

    Stages of Transformation in a Peripheral Region

    By David Turnock

    From a widely published expert in the field, this major survey reviews two centuries of modernization and examines the dramatic changes in the economies of Eastern Europe. This is a new and comprehensive overview which incorporates fresh research and recent changes to the region to trace this...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Military Occupations in First World War Europe

    Edited by Sophie De Schaepdrijver

    Our view of the First World War is dominated by the twin images of the fronts and the home fronts, yet the war also generated a third type of ‘front’, that of military occupation. Vast areas of Europe experienced the war under a military regime and this book deals with the occupations by the German...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century

    By Wojciech Roszkowski, Jan Kofman, Jan Kofman

    Drawing on newly accessible archives as well as memoirs and other sources, this biographical dictionary documents the lives of some two thousand notable figures in twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe. A unique compendium of information that is not currently available in any other single...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A Course in Russian History: The Time of Catherine the Great

    By Vasili O. Kliuchevsky, Marshall S. Shatz

    In this newly-translated excerpt from his five-volume "Course", Kliuchevsky (1841-1911) provides a colourful description of Russian court life in the 18th century, a dramatic narrative of the coup d'etat that brought Catherine II to power, a portrait of the empress herself, and an analysis of her...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Count Sergei Witte and the Twilight of Imperial Russia: A Biography

    A Biography

    By Sidney Harcave

    Sergei Witte served as finance minister and later prime minister of Russia during the reigns of Alexander III and Nicholas II, and was in large part responsible for the development policies which saw Russia transformed from a peasant economy into an industrial nation. This is the first biography of...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Power and Politics in Old Regime France, 1720-1745
    By Peter Campbell
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  2. The Swastika: Constructing the Symbol
    By Malcolm Quinn
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  3. Germany - The Tides of Power
    By Michael Balfour
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  4. Napoleon's Integration of Europe
    By Stuart Woolf
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  5. Hitler: Study of a Revolutionary?
    By Martyn Housden
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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