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  1. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 2

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the second of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume two, first...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 3

    By Ernest Rutherford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This is the third of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. The final volume,...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Atomic Theories

    By F.H. Loring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Summarising the most novel facts and theories which were coming into prominence at the time, particularly those which had not yet been incorporated into standard textbooks, this important work was first published in 1921. The subjects treated cover a wide range of research that was being conducted...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller

    By Michael Denning

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history of modern society, translating the political and cultural transformations of the twentieth...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Believing in Russia - Religious Policy after Communism

    By Geraldine Fagan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of religious policy in Russia since the end of the communist regime, exposing many of the ambiguities and uncertainties about the position of religion in Russian life. It reveals how religious freedom in Russia has, contrary to the widely held view, a...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Stasi

    Shield and Sword of the Party

    By John Christian Schmeidel

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book is a fascinating new examination of one of the most feared and efficient secret services the world has ever known, the Stasi. The East German Stasi was a jewel among the communist secret services, the most trusted by its Russian mother organization the KGB, and even more efficient....

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Making of Détente

    Eastern Europe and Western Europe in the Cold War, 1965-75

    Edited by Wilfried Loth, George Soutou

    Series: Cold War History

    Containing essays by leading Cold War scholars, such as Wilfried Loth, Geir Lundestad and Seppo Hentilä, this volume offers a broad-ranging examination of the history of détente in the Cold War. The ten years from 1965 to 1975 marked a deep transformation of the bipolar international system of the...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. After Eichmann

    Collective Memory and Holocaust Since 1961

    Edited by David Cesarani

    In 1961 Adolf Eichmann went on trial in Jerusalem for his part in the Nazi persecution and mass murder of Europe’s Jews. For the first time a judicial process focussed on the genocide against the Jews and heard Jewish witnesses to the catastrophe. The trial and the controversies it caused had a...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Germany 1945-1949

    A Sourcebook

    By Manfred Malzahn

    The period 1945-1949 is generally acknowledged as a critical period for the German people and their collective history. But it did not, Manfred Malzahn argues, lead inevitably to the construction of the Berlin Wall. As in 1989, so in 1945 the German people were prepared to break away from...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Wilson Governments 1964-1970 Reconsidered

    Edited by glen O'Hara, Helen Parr

    This book provides a fascinating re-assessment of our view of the Wilson governments of 1964-1970. This new text draws on newly available sources, across the range of British government, and for the first time looks at the whole range of political and state activity. This critical appraisal...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge