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  1. International History of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

    3rd Edition

    By Antony Best, Jussi Hanhimaki, Joseph A. Maiolo, Kirsten E. Schulze

    This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible and seamless account of the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Migrants, Minorities & Health

    Historical and Contemporary Studies

    Edited by Lara Marks, Michael Worboys

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

    Published December 2nd 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Margaret Thatcher

    Edited by Tim Bale

    Series: Critical Evaluations of Key Political Leaders

    Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013) was the dominant British political leader of our age. No postwar prime minister has equalled the impact she made on modern British history, nor matched her influence on the European and world stages. But, as she becomes a historical figure, how to distinguish myth from...

    Published November 28th 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Future of the Soviet Economic Planning System (Routledge Revivals)

    By David A. Dyker

    First published in 1985, this book offered a fresh analysis of the problems faced by the Soviet economy by focussing on the key issues in the economic planning system. David Dyker considers the available options for reform during the 1980s and the most likely developments. Discussing the origins of...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Britain since 1688

    A Nation in the World

    By Stephanie Barczewski, John Eglin, Stephen Heathorn, Michael Silvestri, Michelle Tusan

    Authored by a team of North American university professors who specialize in the subject, Britain since 1688: A Nation in the World has been specifically written for students in the United States, or from other countries where pre-existing knowledge of the history of Britain cannot be taken for...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History

    Edited by Stewart Anderson, Melissa Chakars

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This innovative collection investigates the ways in which television programs around the world have highlighted modernization and encouraged nation-building. It is an attempt to catalogue and better understand the contours of this phenomenon, which took place as television developed and expanded in...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge