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Forthcoming Books

  1. Democracy and Democratization in Comparative Perspective

    Conceptions, Conjunctures, Causes, and Consequences

    By Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book provides an introduction to democratic theory and empirical research on democracy and democratization. The book first examines conceptions of democracy from the origins in ancient Greece to the present day, then tracks when and where modern democracy has developed. On this basis, the book...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rereading German History (Routledge Revivals)

    From Unification to Reunification 1800-1996

    By Richard J. Evans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In Rereading German History, first published in 1997, Richard J. Evans draws together his seminal review essays on the political, economic, cultural and social history of Germany through war and reunification. This book provides a study of how and why historians – mainly German, American, British...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sixties Britain

    Culture, Society and Politics

    By Mark Donnelly

    Sixties Britain provides a more nuanced and engaging history of Britain. This book analyses the main social, political, cultural and economic changes Britain undertook as well as focusing on the 'silent majority' who were just as important as the rebellious students, the residents if Soho...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Eastern Europe 1945-1969

    From Stalinism to Stagnation

    By Ben Fowkes

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Here is an essential short guide to the history of Eastern Europe under the early decades of communist rule. The study explores the communists attempt to transpose a uniform economic and social system across the region copied from the Soviet model. Dr Fowkes shows how this did not always succeed...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Central Europe Since 1945

    By Paul G. Lewis

    Series: The Postwar World

    Central Europe - here, Poland, the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary - is at the centre of international attention since the Soviet collapse. An understanding of its postwar history is critical to an appreciation of the challenges facing its present rulers. This is an...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Conservative Party and British Politics 1902 - 1951

    By Stuart Ball

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The history of the Conservative Party during the first half of the twentieth century was marked by crisis and controversy, from Joseph Chamberlain's tariff reform campaign through the Lloyd George coalition and the National Government between the wars to the defeat of 1945 and the post war recovery...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Attlee Governments 1945-1951

    By Kevin Jefferys

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In 1945 the Labour Government set about a major transformation of British society, Dr Jefferys's analyses the main changes and relates them to debates within the Labour party, on the nature of its aims and how best to achieve them....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Japan in Transformation, 1945-2010

    2nd Edition

    By Jeff Kingston

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Since 1945, Japan has successfully reinvented itself, rising from the ashes of defeat to become a peaceful and prosperous nation. It is seen as an inspiration for other developing nations and contributes significantly to global development. As the third largest economy in the world, with a...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    2nd Edition

    By Kirsten E. Schulze

    Series: Seminar Studies

    In this fully revised new edition, Kirsten Schulze brings us to a new understanding of the causes, course and consequences of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Schulze analyses the dynamics of the violence and explores the numerous attempts at resolving the conflict. She assesses why, in the cases of...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Russia, America and the Cold War

    1949-1991 (Revised 2nd Edition)

    By Martin McCauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The conflict between Russia and America shaped the world for over four decades. Both were universalist powers – they wanted every country in the world to copy their model of government and economy. They could not rest until the other side had been vanquished, and until the mid-1980s this...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge