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  1. Dostoevsky and The Idea of Russianness

    A New Perspective on Unity and Brotherhood

    By Sarah Hudspith

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines Dostoevsky's interest in, and engagement with, "Slavophilism" - a Russian mid-nineteenth century movement of conservative nationalist thought. It explores Dostoevsky's views, as expressed in both his non-fiction and fiction, on the religious, spiritual and moral ideas which he...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Swastika

    Constructing the Symbol

    By Malcolm Quinn

    Series: Material Cultures

    Despite the enormous amount of material on the subject of Nazism, there has been no substantial work on its emblem, the swastika. This original and controversial contribution examines the role that the swastika played in the construction of the Aryan myth in the nineteenth century, and its use in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Germany - The Tides of Power

    By Michael Balfour

    In Germany - The Tides of Power, Michael Balfour sets out to explain the factors which have shaped the German social, political and economic character. Tracing the movement of power from the Middle Ages onwards, he seeks to lead the reader to an understanding of modern Germany - why Germany...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity

    Rethinking the Enlightenment

    By Harvey Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Harvey Mitchell’s book argues that a reassessment of Voltaire’s treatment of traditional Judaism will sharpen discussion of the origins of, and responses to, the Enlightenment. His study shows how Voltaire’s nearly total antipathy to Judaism is best understood by stressing his self-regard as...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Napoleon's Integration of Europe

    By Stuart Woolf

    Histories of the Napoleonic period are almost exclusively biographies of the man, or political-military accounts of his wars. But such wars were only the first stage in a far more ambitious programme; the establishment of a rational state which would force the pace of modernising society. Through...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Switzerland & The Nazi Gold

    By Braillard

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Catholicism in Modern Italy

    Religion, Society and Politics since 1861

    By John Pollard

    Series: Christianity and Society in the Modern World

    John Pollard's book surveys the relationship between Catholicism and the process of change in Italy from Unification to the present day. Central to the book is the complex set of relationships between traditional religion and the forces of change. In a broad sweep, Catholicism in Modern ...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Class and State in Ancien Regime France

    The Road to Modernity?

    By David Parker

    Class and State in Early Modern France explores the economic, social, ideological and political foundations of French Absolutism. David Parker's challenging interpretation presents French Absolutism as a remarkably successful attempt to preserve the political and ideological structures of the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hitler

    Study of a Revolutionary?

    By Martyn Housden

    Adolf Hitler is perceived to be the most evil political leader of twentieth-century Europe. By presenting a critical selection of primary source material this book examines Hitler's background and involvement in the rise of National Socialism, the government of the Third Reich, leadership of the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge