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Major Works: Modern History 1750-1945

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 104 new and published major works in the subject of Modern History 1750-1945 — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 This book (originally published in 1983 but as yet not superseded) is a comprehensive and scholarly assessment of Strasser’s significant and ultimately tragic career, based...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

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

    Edited 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Shaping of the Nazi State (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    Edited by Peter D. Stachura

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    Representing the scholarship of historians who have largely based their findings on previously unpublished material, this volume (originally published in 1978) provides a critical and provocative assessment of many established opinions on significant themes related to the dramatic rise and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The German Navy in the Nazi Era (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)

    By Charles S. Thomas

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    The German navy’s experiences under the Third Reich are explored in depth in this comprehensive history (originally published in 1990) of the Kriegsmarine. The author draws on a wide range of sources to illuminate for the first time the crucial relationship between the naval officer corps, one of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The History of Science
    Edited by Massimo Mazzotti
    To Be Published September 15th 2015

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