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Major Works: Political History

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 66 new and published major works in the subject of Political 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. Before the Revisionist Controversy (RLE Marxism)

    Kautsky, Bernstein, and the Meaning of Marxism, 1895-1898

    By H. Kendall Rogers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    In this book, first published in 1992, the author examines the polemic fought by German Social-Democratic Party leaders and intellectuals Karl Kautsky and Eduard Bernstein against what they perceived to be misunderstandings of Marxism propagated by members of the Social-Democratic Federation (SDF)...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Communist Ideal in Hegel and Marx (RLE Marxism)

    By David MacGregor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    One reader has called this study, first published in 1984, ‘easily the best book on the relation of Hegel to Marx’. With spirited argument, MacGregor demonstrates that Hegelian logic suited Marx’s purpose so well because it already contained the unique elements that later appeared in Marx’s social...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Marxism's Retreat from Africa (RLE Marxism)

    Edited by Arnold Hughes

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    The collapse of Marxism in much of the Third World as well as Europe was so sudden and spectacular that it is hard to believe that in the space of seven years The Journal of Communist Studies could bring out special issues both on the creation of ‘Military Marxist Regimes in Africa’, and on their...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Karl Marx: Man and Fighter (RLE Marxism)

    By Boris Nicolaievsky, Otto Maenchen-Helfen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    Strife has raged about Karl Marx for decades, and never had it been so embittered as at the time of this book’s first publication, 1936. Marx had impressed his image on the time as not other had done. To some he was – and still is – a fiend, the arch-enemy of human civilisation, and the prince of...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Jameson, Althusser, Marx (RLE Marxism)

    An Introduction to 'The Political Unconscious'

    By William C. Dowling

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Marxism

    Frederic Jameson is widely regarded as one of the most original and influential Marxist critics of the last decades. His most controversial work, The Political Unconscious, had an enormous impact on literary criticism and cultural studies. In Jameson, Althusser, Marx, first published in 1984,...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Nationalism and Archaeology in Europe

    Edited by Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Timothy Champion

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Archaeologists from many different European countries here explore the very varied relationship between nationalistic ideas and archaeological activity through the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The resurgence of nationalism was one of the most prominent features of the European...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gramsci (RLE: Gramsci)

    And Italy's Passive Revolution

    Edited by John A. Davis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    Antonio Gramsci used the term ‘passive revolution’ to describe the limitations and weaknesses of the 19th century bourgeois state in Italy which permitted economic development whilst thwarting social and political progress. This detailed study consists of seven essays each exploring a different...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gramsci and Marxist Theory (RLE: Gramsci)

    Edited by Chantal Mouffe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    This book familiarizes the English-speaking reader with the debate on the originality of Gramsci’s thought and its importance for the development of Marxist theory. The contributors present the principal viewpoints regarding Gramsci’s theoretical contribution to Marxism, focussing in particular on...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology of Political Praxis (RLE: Gramsci)

    An Introduction to Gramsci's Theory

    By Leonardo Salamini

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Gramsci

    This volume analyses the philosophical nature of Gramsci’s Marxism and its Hegelian source, the radical critique of the economistic tradition and the original analyses of the role of superstructures, ideology, consciousness and subjectivity in the revolutionary process. It relates the central...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Socialism and the Challenge of War (RLE The First World War)

    Ideas and Politics in Britain, 1912-18

    By Jay M. Winter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    The First World War marks a crucial period in the history of the socialist wing of the British labour movement. This book is an account of the development of the political ideas and activities of some of the most influential British socialist thinkers of that time: Beatrice and Sidney Webb, R. H....

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge