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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Modern China

    3rd Edition

    By Edwin E. Moise

    The past hundred years in China have seen almost continuous transformation and upheaval. From Confucianist monarchy to warlordism, from fanatically doctrinaire socialist tyranny to almost doctrineless social-capitalism, China has experienced political, cultural and economic ...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. De Gaulle

    By Andrew Shennan

    Series: Profiles In Power

    If any modern democratic leader has believed in the "great man'' theory of history and acted self-consciously in accordance with it, it was surely de Gaulle. On both occasions when he came to power it was in his own right, as a ``providential figure'', not as the representative of a political or...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered

    International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969

    By Laurien Crump

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Warsaw Pact is generally regarded as a mere instrument of Soviet power. In the 1960s the alliance nevertheless evolved into a multilateral alliance, in which the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact members gained considerable scope for manoeuvre. This book examines to what extent the Warsaw Pact...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Radical Politics in India

    Magic Moments of Naxalbari (1967-1975)

    By Mallarika Sinha Roy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    The Naxalbari movement marks a significant moment in the postcolonial history of India. Beginning as an armed peasant uprising in 1967 under the leadership of radical communists, the movement was inspired by the Marxist-Leninist theory of revolution and involved a significant section of the...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge