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  1. Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History Vol.2

    From World War II to the Present Day

    Edited by Robert Aldrich, Garry Wotherspoon

    Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History: From World War II to the Present Day 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 -...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  2. Britain Since 1945

    A Political History, 5th Edition

    By David Childs

    This is the fifth edition of what has become the standard textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. The new and improved edition of this important book brings the picture to the present by including the following additions: * a new chapter...

    Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  3. Communism and its Collapse

    By Stephen White

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Ranging from the Russian revolution of 1917 to the collapse of Eastern Europe in the 1980s this study examines Communist rule. By focusing primarily on the USSR and Eastern Europe Stephen White covers the major topics and issues affecting these countries, including:* communism as a doctrine* the...

    Published November 8th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Major International Treaties of the Twentieth Century

    A History and Guide with Texts

    Edited by John Grenville, Bernard Wasserstein

    This definitive work surveys the history of treaty-making in the 20th century, providing the texts of all the major treaties that either continue in force today, or are of historical importance.Truly global in scope and completely up-to-date, this book covers treaties of all kinds, from political...

    Published October 30th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Women and Political Power

    Europe since 1945

    By Simon Henig

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    The advance of women through the political system has been one of the most significant developments of the second half of the twentieth century. For the first time we have seen women Prime Ministers and Presidents in Europe. Women and Political Power examines the extent of progress women have made...

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Ethnic Minorities in 19th and 20th Century Germany

    Jews, Gypsies, Poles, Turks and Others

    By Panikos Panayi

    Series: Themes In Modern German History

    This is the first book to trace the history of all ethnic minorities in Germany during the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries. It argues that all of the different types of states in Germany since 1800 have displayed some level of hostility towards ethnic minorities. While this reached its peak...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Stalin Era

    By Philip Boobbyer

    Series: Routledge Sources in History

    This book provides a wide-ranging history of every aspect of Stalin's dictatorship over the peoples of the Soviet Union. Drawing upon a huge array of primary and secondary sources, The Stalin Era is a first-hand account of Stalinist thought, policy and and their effects. It places the man and his...

    Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Dividing and Uniting Germany

    By Bill Niven, J. K. A. Thomaneck

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    A concise introduction to the process which led to the division of Germany in 1949, and its unification in 1990, this book also explores the economic, social and cultural divisions between and east and west, which still exist in post-unification Germany. Dividing and Uniting Germany covers all...

    Published September 13th 2000 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published September 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Truman Years, 1945-1953

    By Mark S. Byrnes

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The Truman Years is a concise yet thorough examination of the critical postwar years in the United States. Byrnes argues that the major trends and themes of the American history have their origins during the presidency of Harry S. Truman. He synthesizes the recent Truman literature, and explains...

    Published September 3rd 2000 by Routledge