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  1. 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 4th 2000 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and Peace Making

    Negotiations and Debates 1815-1973

    By Philip Towle

    Democracy and Peace Making is an invaluable and up-to-date account of the process of peace making, which draws on the most recent historical thinking. It surveys the post-war peace settlements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including:* the Vienna congress of 1815* the Treaty of...

    Published August 24th 2000 by Routledge

  4. An A-Z of Modern Europe Since 1789

    By Martin Polley

    An A-Z of Modern Europe 1789-1999 is a comprehensive dictionary which defines modern Europe through its important events and people. It includes entries on: * key people from Napoleon Bonaparte to Hitler * key political and military events * influential political, social, cultural and economic...

    Published August 17th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Kennedy

    By Hugh Brogan

    Series: Profiles In Power

    This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the Presidency of John F. Kennedy. To understand Kennedy's aims and achievements in the White House, it looks at Kennedy the man and outlines his background and early career and the influences upon him. Hugh Brogan shows Kennedy as a...

    Published August 17th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Nehru

    By Judith M. Brown

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Judith Brown explores Nehru as a figure of power and provides an assessment of his leadership at the head of a newly independent India with no tradition of democratic politics....

    Published August 17th 2000 by Routledge

  7. States and Nationalism in Europe since 1945

    By Malcolm Anderson

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    An examination of the ceaseless controversies surrounding ideas of nation and nationalism, showing that they are very far from dead in twenty-first century Europe. Beginning by defining these terms and setting out theories and concepts clearly and concisely, this book analyses the impact of...

    Published August 10th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Global Feminisms Since 1945

    Edited by Bonnie G. Smith

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Global Feminisms Since 1945 is an innovative historical introduction to the issues of contemporary feminism, with a truly global perspective. It is a concise anthology considering the similarities and differences between feminisms in West and East, North and South, and highlighting class, racial,...

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Black Civil Rights in America

    By Kevern Verney

    This book is the authoritative introduction to the history of black civil rights in the USA. It provides a clear and useful guide to the political, social and cultural history of black Americans and their pursuit of equal rights and recognition from 1865 through to the present day. From the civil...

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Bitter Harvest

    A Chef's Perspective on the Hidden Danger in the Foods We Eat and What You Can Do About It

    By Ann Cooper, Lisa M. Holmes

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 13th 2000 by Routledge