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  1. The Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The Complete History of the Struggle and the Efforts to Resolve It, 7th Edition

    Brought right up to date with the latest momentous events including the death of Yasser Arafat, this extremely timely new edition of a best-seller, from arguably the most high profile historian writing today, traces the tangled and bitter history of the Arab-Jewish struggle from the early twentieth...

    Published August 15th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Family Fortunes

    Men and Women of the English Middle Class 1780–1850, 2nd Edition

    By Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall

    Family Fortunes has become a seminal text in class and gender history. Published to wide critical acclaim in 1987, its influence in the field continues to be extensive. It has cast new light on the perception of middle-class society and gender relations between 1780 and 1850. This revised edition...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust

    3rd Edition

    By Martin Gilbert

    Series: Routledge Historical Atlases

    The harrowing history of the Nazi attempt to annihilate the Jews of Europe during the Second World War is illustrated in this series of 320 highly detailed maps. The horror of the times is further revealed by shocking photographs. The maps do not concentrate solely on the fate of the Jews; they...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2002 by Routledge

  6. 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 30th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 4th 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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 28th 2002 by Routledge