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  1. Perpetrators, Accomplices and Victims in Twentieth-Century Politics

    Reckoning with the Past

    Edited by Anatoly M. Khazanov, Stanley Payne

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    These studies examine the ways in which succeeding democratic regimes have dealt with, or have ignored (and in several cases sugar-coated) an authoritarian or totalitarian past from 1943 to the present. They treat the relationship with democratization and the different ways in which collective...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Understanding European Movements

    New Social Movements, Global Justice Struggles, Anti-Austerity Protest

    Edited by Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Laurence Cox

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    European social movements have been central to European history, politics, society and culture, and have had a global reach and impact. Yet they have rarely been taken on their own terms in the English-language literature, considered rather as counterpoints to the US experience. This has been...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania

    Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War

    By Violeta Davoliūtė

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Appearing on the world stage in 1918, Lithuania suffered numerous invasions, border changes and large scale population displacements.The successive occupations of Stalin in 1940 and Hitler in 1941, mass deportations to the Gulag and the elimination of the Jewish community in the Holocaust gave the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    History, policy and everyday life

    Edited by Michael Rasell, Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. From Selma to Montgomery

    The Long March to Freedom

    By Barbara Harris Combs

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody Sunday," the demonstrators would not be deterred, and thousands of others joined their...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Women in European Culture and Society

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Deborah Simonton

    Women in European Culture and Society: A Sourcebook includes a range of transnational sources which encompass the history of women in Europe from the beginning of the eighteenth century right up to the present day. Including documents from across Europe, from France and Germany to Estonia, Spain...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Nordic Countries: From War to Cold War, 1944–51

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Vol. IX

    Edited by Tony Insall, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This book is a collection of diplomatic documents describing the development of British relations with the Nordic countries between the end of the Second World War and the defeat of the Labour Government in 1951. The end of the Second World War brought hopes of building a new society in Western...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. John F. Kennedy

    The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism

    By Jason K. Duncan

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Half a century after his assassination, John F. Kennedy continues to evoke widespread fascination, looming large in America’s historical memory. Popular portrayals often show Kennedy as a mythic, heroic figure, but these depictions can obscure the details of the president’s actual achievements and...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Recasting Iranian Modernity

    International Relations and Social Change

    By Kamran Matin

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Critically deploying the idea of uneven and combined development this book provides a novel non-Eurocentric account of Iran’s experience of modernity and revolution. Recasting Iranian Modernity presents the argument that Eurocentrism can be decisively overcome through a social theory that has...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge