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  1. The Fascism Reader

    Edited by Aristotle A. Kallis

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    The Fascism Reader is a fascinating and wide-ranging introduction to the complex nature, limits, aspects and dynamics of fascism as both ideology and practice. The book draws together classic and recent interpretations to trace the development of generic fascism. Exploring fascism in all its...

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Twentieth-Century China

    New Approaches

    Edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Twentieth Century China: New Approaches is an important revisionist study of China's recent past. The chapters throw light on a variety of subjects within the field, which has recently undergone considerable change. The three major parts of this reader take into account the historical shape of the...

    Published November 7th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Twentieth Century Italy

    A Social History

    By Jonathan Dunnage

    Series: Social History of Europe

    Following a historically chronological approach, and with a clear focus on the marked regional diversity characterising Italy, this volume analyses the impact of social, economic, cultural and political transformation on the lives of Italians. It assesses their living standards, their health and...

    Published November 4th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Eisenhower Presidency, 1953-1961

    By Richard Damms

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This seminar study examines the Eisenhower presidency. The author argues that the presidency marked an important stage in the evolution of modern America, but left a decidedly mixed legacy for future presidents. Domestically Eisenhower pursued a 'middle way'. Imbued...

    Published October 29th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History

    From World War II to the Present Day, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert Aldrich, Garry Wotherspoon

    Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of homosexuality in the Western world. Among those included are:* controversial political activists - Peter Tatchell; Guy Hocquenghem; Harvey Milk* pop icons - David Bowie; k d lang; Boy George* groundbreaking artists, writers and filmmakers -...

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Peasant Women and Politics in Fascist Italy

    The Massaie Rurali

    By Perry Willson

    Peasant women were the largest female occupational group in Italy between the wars. They led lives characterised by great poverty and heavy workloads, but Fascist propaganda extolled them as the mothers of the nation and the guardians of the rural worlds, the most praiseworthy of Italian women.This...

    Published October 10th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Peasant Women and Politics in Facist Italy

    The Massaie Rurali

    By Perry Willson

    Peasant women were the largest female occupational group in Italy between the wars. They led lives characterised by great poverty and heavy workloads, but Fascist propaganda extolled them as the mothers of the nation and the guardians of the rural worlds, the most praiseworthy of Italian women.This...

    Published October 10th 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Uniting of Europe

    From Consolidation to Enlargement, 2nd Edition

    By Stanley Henig

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    The Uniting of Europe provides an accessible introduction to the history of European integration and places European unification within a wider political and economic context The book shows how institutional developments have been conditioned by wider international considerations. The Uniting of...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  9. United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa Since 1960

    By Norrie Macqueen

    Series: The Postwar World

    United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa provides an exploration of United Nations military intervention in Africa, from its beginnings in the Congo in 1960 to the new operations of the twenty-first century. The scene is set by an examination of the theoretical bases both of United Nations...

    Published September 16th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right

    By Peter Davies, Derek Lynch

    Series: Routledge Companions to History

    The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right is an engaging and accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of the ideology and the reality of fascist government around the world. In a clear and simple manner, this book illustrates the main features of the subject using...

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge