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Major Works: History

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 885 new and published major works in the subject of History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Celtic Craftsmanship in Bronze

    By H.E. Kilbride-Jones

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is primarily concerned with the craftsmanship of the Bronzesmiths of Britain and Ireland during the period from the beginning of the first century AD until the end of the seventh century. The period covered takes in a number of eras: the pre-Occupation era of the first century; the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Industrial Archaeology

    An Introduction

    By Kenneth Hudson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Industrial archaeology is the study of early industrial buildings and machinery, particularly of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When this book was originally published in 1963, this was becoming a topic of lively interest and controversy among archaeologists, historians, architects and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Ferriby Boats

    Seacraft of the Bronze Age

    By Edward Wright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In 1937 the author, then aged 19, found the remains of an ancient boat at Ferriby on the Humber shore. This book is his own account of his discoveries, excavations and research over 50 years since the first boat find. The importance of this and the subsequent finds was only fully recognised after...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Stormtroopers (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    A Social, Economic and Ideological Analysis 1929-35

    By Conan Fischer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    This examination of Hitler’s stormtroopers provides vital insights into the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the establishment of the Nazi state. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources and extensive biographical material left by the stormtroopers themselves, the author challenges the belief...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Industry and Politics in the Third Reich (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    Ruhr Coal, Hitler and Europe

    By John Gillingham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    When originally published in 1985 this was the first detailed study of business in Nazi Germany. Drawing on a wealth of new evidence from government and private archives, the book throws light on the important role played by Germany heavy industry in preserving traditions valuable for the post-Nazi...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Gregor Strasser and the Rise of Nazism (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    By Peter D. Stachura

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    The most influential and substantial leader, after Hitler, in the pre-1933 National Socialist Party was Gregor Strasser. This book (originally published in 1983 but as yet not superseded) is a comprehensive and scholarly assessment of Strasser’s significant and ultimately tragic career, based...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Nazi Machtergreifung (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    Edited by Peter D. Stachura

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    This book analyses some of the fundamental reasons for the triumph of National Socialism in 1933. Written in 1983 by historians at Canadian, American and British universities, it provides a clear and balanced historiographical perspective of the dynamics of socio-political mobilization which helped...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Formation of the Nazi Constituency 1919-1933 (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    By Thomas Childers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    In the years preceding publication of this book in 1986 much progress was made in identifying the social sources of support for Hitler’s NSDAP and in determining the tactics employed by the party to mobilise its constituency at grass roots level. It has emerged that the Nazi’s roots were far more...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Policies of Genocide (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    Jews and Soviet Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

    Edited by Gerhard Hirschfeld

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    One of the darkest passages in German history is examined in this book (originally published in 1986) by five leading German historians of the Third Reich. The authors establish that a direct link existed between the widespread deaths of Soviet prisoners of war and the extermination of Jews and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge