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Major Works: European History

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 28 new and published major works in the subject of European 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.

New and Published Books

  1. The Archaeology of Medieval Germany

    An Introduction

    By Günter P. Fehring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. German Policy Toward Neutral Spain, 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Ron Carden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume describes and analyses the methods Germany used to reinforce Spain’s independence thereby preventing Madrid’s entry into the war on the Allied side. While there have been many studies dealing with the wartime economic histories of Holland, Switzerland, Denmark and Iceland, Spain,...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Woman of the Eighteenth Century

    Her Life, from Birth to Death, Her Love and Her Philosophy in the Worlds of Salon, Shop and Street

    By Edmond de Goncourt, Jules de Goncourt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This translation of the French Femme au dix-huitiéme siécle from 1862, first published in English in 1928, traces the life of the Eighteenth Century woman in an historical account. Through discussion of evidence from paintings and memoirs, the book draws an intimate lifelike account of what lay...

    Published October 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The European Union

    Edited by Simon Usherwood

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    In the fifty or so years since the Treaty of Rome, the European Union has evolved far beyond the scope of any other comparable entity. The EU is now a unique model of international cooperation and integration, and its reach extends into almost every sphere of the lives of its half a billion...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. German Literature Through Nazi Eyes (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By G H Atkins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    The influence of Nazism on German culture was a key concern for many Anglo-American writers, who struggled to reconcile the many contributions of Germany to European civilization, with the barbarity of the new regime. In German Literature Through Nazi Eyes, H.G. Atkins gives an account of how the...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  6. I Speak of Germany (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    A plea for Anglo-German friendship

    By Norman Hillson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    Not all of the responses to fascism in the English speaking world were hostile. With the aim of providing a representative sample, Routledge here re-issues Norman Hillson’s I Speak of Germany. First published in 1937, this is an account of the author’s travels in Germany, and is largely sympathetic...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Higher Education in Nazi Germany (RLE Responding to Fascism

    Or Education for World Conquest

    By A Wolf

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    Higher Education in Nazi Germany was first published in 1944, when it was apparent that Germany was likely to lose the war. Developing themes that were to become commonplace in the analysis of totalitarian regimes, it provides an account of how higher education became a means of both installing and...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The German People versus Hitler (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Heinrich Fraenkel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    The extent to which the Nazi regime was truly representative of the German people was a key issue for external commentators. First published in 1940, The German People versus Hitler sets out to prove that the identification of ‘Germany and the Third Reich, Germanism and Nazism, the German people...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Spanish Tragedy (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Jef Last

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the pivotal events of the 1930’s, the moment when fascism and socialism came into open conflict. First published in 1939, The Spanish Tragedy recounts the experiences of Jef Last. Activist, poet and novelist, Last might have been the archetypal Republican volunteer...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Six Years of Hitler (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    The Jews Under the Nazi Regime

    By G Warburg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    The extent to which Jews were being actively persecuted in Germany through the 1930’s was a hotly debated issue, with many apologists downplaying the centrality of race in Nazi ideology. This book, first published in 1939, provided a clear counter argument to this position. Based on official German...

    Published April 6th 2010 by Routledge