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Major Works: Modern History 1750-1945

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 106 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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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. Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    The 4 volumes in this set, originally published between 1980 and 1983, bring to light and focus on the conflict between Japan and Australia and Japan and the USA. Timothy Hall’s volumes, richly illustrated with black & white photographs, used highly contentious documents as their sources and...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The War Against Japan, 1941-1945

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By John J. Sbrega

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    With over 5,200 entries, this volume remains one of the most extensive annotated bibliographies on the USA’s fight against Japan in the Second World War. Including books, articles, and de-classified documents up to the end of 1987, the book is organized into six categories: Part 1 presents...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 24th 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 15th 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

    This set of 10 volumes, originally published between 1978 and 1991 and authored by some of the most renowned international scholars in the history of Nazi Germany, represent years of painstaking research, often from sources which, even with the advent of the internet, remain inaccessible. They...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The War Against Japan, 1941-1945: An Annotated Bibliography
    By John J. Sbrega
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  2. The Fall of Singapore 1942
    By Timothy Hall
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  3. New Guinea 1942-44
    By Timothy Hall
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  4. Darwin 1942: Australia's Darkest Hour
    By Timothy Hall
    To Be Published June 10th 2015
  5. Crime in England: 1550-1800
    Edited by J S Cockburn
    To Be Published September 8th 2015

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