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  1. Motherland

    Russia in the Twentieth Century

    By David R. Marples

    Motherland tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. From Lenin's virtual coup in November 1917 to Boris Yeltsin's ruthless takeover of power in 1991, the book culminates with a new view of the Yeltsin years.David Marples focuses on the evolution of Russia during the Soviet...

    Published July 24th 2002 by Routledge

  2. British Cultural Identities

    2nd Edition

    British Cultural Identities analyses contemporary British identity from the various and changing ways in which people who live in the UK position themselves and are positioned by their culture today. Each chapter covers one of the seven intersecting themes:* place and environment* education, work...

    Published July 17th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Martin Luther King Jr

    By Peter J. Ling, Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    This new biography of the most celebrated African American in history 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 when the movement weakened after 1965. Drawing on recent scholarship on the Civil...

    Published July 10th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Oil Crisis

    By Fiona Venn

    Series: Turning Points

    In October 1973 two crises – one economic, one political – intersected, with dramatic and long term consequences for international relations. On 6 October, Egypt and Syria launched an attack on Israel, and within a few days the major Arab oil producers announced their support by use of the ‘...

    Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The World in the Twentieth Century

    By Jeremy Black

    From this major author comes a totally unique history of the twentieth century. Eschewing the traditional model for histories of this kind – blow-by-blow political narratives typically overloaded with detail - Jeremy Black offers us instead a brilliant thematic account of the last 100 years...

    Published April 15th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Greece since 1945

    Politics, Economy and Society

    By David H. Close

    Series: The Postwar World

    The book draws extensively on research on modern Greece in recent decades, and on the many perceptive commentaries on recent events in the Greek press. It adopts both an analytical and chronological approach and shows how Greece has both converged with western Europe and remained...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Balkans Since the Second World War

    By R. J. Crampton

    Series: The Postwar World

    Since the collapse of Eastern European communism, the Balkans have been more prominent in world affairs than at any time since before the First World War. Crises in the area have led NATO to fire its first ever shots in anger, whilst international forces have been deployed on a scale and in a...

    Published March 17th 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Extreme Right in France, 1789 to the Present

    From de Maistre to Le Pen

    By Peter Davies

    The Extreme Right in France, 1789 to the Present surveys the history of a fascinating but contentious political and intellectual tradition. Since 1789 the far right has been an important factor in French political life and in different eras has taken on a range of guises including traditionalism,...

    Published February 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. British Political History, 1867–2001

    Democracy and Decline, 3rd Edition

    By Malcolm Pearce, Geoffrey Stewart

    This third edition of British Political History, 1867–2001 is an accessible summary of major political developments in British history over the last 140 years. Analyzing the changing nature of British society and Britain's role on the world stage, Malcolm Pearce and Geoffrey Stewart also...

    Published December 19th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Imagine Nation

    The American Counterculture of the 1960's and 70's

    Edited by Peter Braunstein, Michael William Doyle

    Amidst the recent flourishing of Sixties scholarship, Imagine Nation is the first collection to focus solely on the counterculture. Its fourteen provocative essays seek to unearth the complexity and rediscover the society-changing power of significant movements and figures....

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge