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Major Works: European History

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 37 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. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

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. Straight On (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Robert Collis, Han Hogerzeil

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    First published in 1947, Straight On is a first-hand account of the authors’ work with the Red Cross in central and eastern Europe at the end of the Second World War, including their work providing medical care to survivors at Auschwitz and Belsen....

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  2. A History of National Socialism (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Konrad Heiden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Konrad Heiden was an influential journalist and historian of the Weimar Republic and Nazi Eras. He became an early critic of National Socialism after attending a party meeting in 1920. First published in English in 1934, A History of National Socialism provides a detailed account of the growth of...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Nazi Dictatorship (RLE Responding to Fascism)

    By Roy Pascal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    Faced with a political movement that was effectively unparalleled many observers found it extremely difficult to work out exactly what kind of regime they were dealing with: whose interests did it serve? First published in 1934, The Nazi Dictatorship argues both that the Nazi regime represented a...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Hitler's Official Programme RLE Responding to Fascism

    By Gottfried Feder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Responding to Fascism

    In 1927 Hitler asked Gottfried Feder to formulate the official Programme of the German National Socialist Party. This English translation of the fifth German edition was first published in 1934....

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  5. German Colonialism, Visual Culture, and Modern Memory

    Edited by Volker Langbehn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    There is no overarching master narrative in understanding the history of German colonialism, and over the past decade, the study of Germany’s colonial past has experienced a dramatic transformation in its scope of inquiry. Influenced by new theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of...

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Soviet Marxism and Natural Science


    By David Joravsky

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1961. Russian Marxist philosophy of science originated among men and women who gave their whole lives to rebellion against established authority. The original tension within Marxist philosophy between positivism and metaphysics was repressed but not resolved in this first...

    Published August 17th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Renaissance

    Edited by Robert Black

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Contemporaries in Europe from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century saw the Renaissance as a crucial time of change, and ever since then most historians have agreed that this period marked a decisive watershed in the transition from the medieval to the modern world. The nature of this...

    Published June 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Reformation

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Edited by Andrew Pettegree

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    This collection reflects both the classic building blocks of Reformation history, such as the writings of Luther and Calvin, and also the new historiography which has emerged in recent years. The material is organized so as to explore the thematic complexities of this all-encompassing movement,...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Hitler

    Profile of a Dictator, 2nd Edition

    By Martyn Housden

    Hitler: Profile of a Dictator is a fascinating exploration of Hitler and his role in the Third Reich. The book unravels the complex historiographical debate surrounding this notorious figure by examining his personality, his ideas and the nature of his power.Hitler: Profile of a Dictator surveys...

    Published November 15th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Third Republic in France 1870-1940

    Conflicts and Continuities

    By William Fortescue

    Series: Routledge Sources in History

    An essential introduction to the major political problems, debates and conflicts which are central to the history of the Third Republic in France, from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 to the fall of France in June 1940.It provides original sources, detailed commentary and helpful chronologies...

    Published July 26th 2000 by Routledge