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  1. Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue

    The Formulation of a Policy, 1948-1956

    By Jacob Tovy

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Examining the development of Israel’s policy toward the Palestinian refugee issue, this book spans the period following the first Arab-Israeli War until the mid-1950s, when the basic principles of Israel’s policy were finalized. Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Issue outlines and analyzes the...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. British Intelligence, Strategy and the Cold War, 1945-51

    Edited by Richard J. Aldrich

    The Cold War is often considered to be the quintessential intelligence conflict. Yet secret intelligence remains the `missing dimension' of Britain's Cold War history. This volume offers an authoritative picture of Britain's clandestine role in the development of the Cold War focusing upon the key...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Atlantic

    By Paul Butel

    Series: Seas in History

    From Antiquity to modern times, the Atlantic has been the subject of myths and legends. The Atlantic by Paul Butel offers a global history of the ocean encompassing the exploits of adventurers, Vikings, explorers such as Christopher Columbus, emigrants, fishermen, and modern traders. The book also...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Postwar Struggle for Civil Rights

    African Americans in San Francisco, 1945–1975

    By Paul T. Miller

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    The war industries associated with World War II brought unparalleled employment opportunities for African Americans in San Francisco, a city whose African American population grew by over 650% between 1940 and 1945. With this population increase came an increase in racial discrimination directed at...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Red Barcelona

    Social Protest and Labour Mobilization in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Angel Smith

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    As one of Europe's great industrial and revolutionary centres Barcelona has been in need of a detailed social and cultural history, yet there is actually a paucity of detailed research. This book redresses the balance. Focusing on the entire twentieth century, it allows for the emergence of...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. European Border Regions in Comparison

    Overcoming Nationalistic Aspects or Re-Nationalization?

    Edited by Katarzyna Stokłosa, Gerhard Besier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Borders exist in almost every sphere of life. Initially, borders were established in connection with kingdoms, regions, towns, villages and cities. With nation-building, they became important as a line separating two national states with different “national characteristics,” narratives and myths....

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Propaganda and Intelligence in the Cold War

    The NATO information service

    By Linda Risso

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book offers the first account of the foundation, organisation and activities of the NATO Information Service (NATIS) during the Cold War. During the Cold War, NATIS was pivotal in bringing national delegations together to discuss their security, information and intelligence concerns and, when...

    Published January 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Modern Middle East

    A Social and Cultural History, 3rd Edition

    By Ilan Pappé

    This hugely successful, ground-breaking book is the first introductory textbook on the Modern Middle East to foreground the urban, rural, cultural and gender histories of the region over its political and economic history. Distancing himself from more traditional modernising approaches, Ilan...

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Remembering the Cold War

    Global Contest and National Stories

    By David Lowe, Tony Joel

    Series: Remembering the Modern World

    Remembering the Cold War examines how, more than two decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cold War legacies continue to play crucial roles in defining national identities and shaping international relations around the globe. Given the Cold War’s blurred definition – it has neither a...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Italy and the Wider World

    1860-1960

    By R.J.B. Bosworth

    Richard Bosworth's overview of Italy's role in European and world politics from 1860 to 1960 is lively and iconclastic. Based on a combination of primary research and secondary material he examines Italian diplomacy, military power, commerce, culture, tourism and ideology. His account challenges...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge