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  1. Women in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Social, Cultural and Political Change

    By Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska

    Women's lives have changed dramatically over the course of the twentieth century: reduced fertility and the removal of formal barriers to their participation in education, work and public life are just some examples. At the same time, women are under-represented in many areas, are paid...

    Published June 19th 2001 by Routledge

  2. The German Urban Experience

    Modernity and Crisis, 1900-1945

    By Anthony McElligott

    Series: Routledge Sources in History

    By the 1930s over two-thirds of Germans lived in towns and cities, and those who did not found themselves inexorably affected by the ever-growing urban vortex. The German Urban Experience 1900 - 1945 surveys the social and cultural history of Germany in this crucial period through written, visual...

    Published May 31st 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Fall of the GDR

    By David Childs

    Series: Themes In Modern German History

    The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990. The author analyses the nature of Communist rule in the GDR over 40 years, its few strengths and its many...

    Published February 19th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Germany from Defeat to Partition, 1945-1963

    By D.G. Williamson

    Series: Seminar Studies

    This book covers the years, 1945-63 which witnessed th total defeat of the Third Reich, the occupation a nd evolution of the German Federal Republic and German Democratic Republic. The impact of the occupation is analysed, as are the events leading to the division of Germany. Politics,...

    Published February 16th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Britain

    A Survey With Texts

    By John Oakland

    Contemporary Britain is the latest book from the bestselling author of British Civilization and American Civilization. It is a wide-ranging collection of sources concerning every important aspect of life in Britain today, from national identity to moral panics and offers an accurate snapshot of...

    Published February 8th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Pacific Basin since 1945

    An International History, 2nd Edition

    By Roger C. Thompson

    Series: The Postwar World

    The nations of the Pacific Basin - in East and Southeast Asia, Australasia, the Pacific islands and the Americas - make up the world's largest economic zone, and its most culturally diverse region. In recent years its Asian 'Tiger Economies' have suffered economic collapse and unfinished business...

    Published February 5th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Tanaka

    The Making of Postwar Japan

    By James Babb

    Series: Profiles In Power

    Kakuei Tanaka was the most powerful politician in Japan for nearly two decades, and his followers have dominated Japanese politics for most of the country's recent history. This account of the life and times of Tanaka explores the public profile and private power-broking of a controversial and...

    Published January 3rd 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Superpowers

    A Short History

    By Paul Dukes

    The Superpowers traces the development of the USA and Russia (later USSR) from 1898 through to 2000, placing the Cold War, from inception to ending, into the wider social, economic and political context. This is the first history of the two major participants and their relationship throughout the...

    Published December 7th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Rise and Fall of the German Democratic Republic 1945-1990

    By J.M. Dennis

    This new book investigates communist rule in East Germany from its establishment as a sphere of Soviet influence after World War II to its rapid collapse after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Using newly available archive material, the early chapters trace the emergence of the GDR out of the Soviet...

    Published November 27th 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2000 by Routledge