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  1. Defining the Atlantic Community

    Culture, Intellectuals, and Policies in the Mid-Twentieth Century

    Edited by Marco Mariano

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    In this volume, essays by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic open new perspectives on the construction of the "Atlantic community" during World War II and the early Cold War years. Based on original approaches bringing together diplomatic history and the history of culture and ideas, the book...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Struggle for the Long-Term in Transnational Science and Politics

    Forging the Future

    Edited by Jenny Andersson, Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

    Series: Routledge Approaches to History

    This book reconsiders the power of the idea of the future. Bringing together perspectives from cultural history, environmental history, political history and the history of science, it investigates how the future became a specific field of action in liberal democratic, state socialist and...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Perceptions of the European Union in New Member States

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Gabriella Ilonszki

    The book explores the views of elites alongside those of the wider population in the European Union. The chapters place the new member states – and the potential candidate Serbia – on the map of Europe in this context for the first time. The volume's comparative method goes beyond the standard old...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africa

    The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994

    By Alice Dinerman

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Alice Dinerman offers a detailed chronicle of the Mozambican government’s attempts to revise the country's troubled...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. British Policy in Aden and the Protectorates 1955-67

    Last Outpost of a Middle East Empire

    By Spencer Mawby

    This is the first detailed account of the confrontation between Britain and President Nasser of Egypt over the Colony of Aden and the surrounding protected states, prior to British withdrawal in 1967. Paying particular attention to the conflicting goals of Arab nationalism and British imperialism,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980

    By Myles Osborne, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 tells the stories of the intertwined lives of African and British peoples over more than three centuries. In seven chapters and an epilogue, Myles Osborne and Susan Kingsley Kent explore the characters that comprised the British presence in...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Democratization of Intelligence

    Edited by Peter Gill, Michael Andregg

    This comparative analysis of the sometimes fraught process of achieving democratic governance of security intelligence agencies presents material from countries other than those normally featured in the Intelligence Studies literature of North America and Europe. Some of the countries examined are...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    Peter Ling’s acclaimed biography of Martin Luther King Jr provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith as the challenges facing the movement strengthened after 1965. Ling combines a detailed...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s

    By Joshua Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge