Historical Connections books provide a succinct introduction to important historical topics and debates, for students and teachers.
Each book encourages students to compare and discuss their historical findings by presenting:
* Original and challenging arguments
* Summaries of previous historical debates
* Comparisons between different chronological periods
Catholic Politics in Europe, 1918-1945
The Decline of Industrial Britain 1870-1980
The Rise of Regional Europe
The French Revolution Rethinking the Debate
Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe Fascist Dictatorships and Liberal Democracies
Popular Politics in Nineteenth Century England
By Andrew Miles, Mike Savage
July 29, 1994
Mike Savage and Andrew Miles provide a comprehensive introduction to the working class in Britain in the years after 1840. This textbook: * Includes a provocative, timely and clear defence of class analysis * Breaks new ground in showing how social mobility and urban change affected working class ...
By Martin Conway
June 27, 1997
The history of Catholic political movements has long been a missing dimension of the history of Europe during the twentieth century. Martin Conway explores the fascinating history of Catholic political movements in Europe between 1918 and 1945, demonstrating the crucial role which Catholics played ...
By Christopher Lawrence
August 16, 1994
Christopher Lawrence's critical overview of medicine's place in the development of modern Britain examines the significance of the clinical encounter in contemporary society. * first short synoptic study of its kind * breaks new ground by bringing together specialised scholarship into a broad ...
By Michael Dintenfass
November 17, 1992
Michael Dintenfass provides a challenging account of Britain's economic performance since 1870. He combines a succinct, clearly-written survey of recent scholarly work in British economic and business history with an original interpretive alternative to the institutionalized accounts of Britain's ...
By William Beinart, Peter Coates
August 10, 1995
The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this neglected aspect of the history of settler ...
By Bob Harris
October 04, 1996
Politics and the Rise of the Press compares the rise of the newspaper press in Britain and France, and assesses how it influenced political life and political culture. From its social, economic and political sources, to its importance for the middling ranks in eighteenth-century British society, ...
By Christopher Harvie
January 03, 1994
In the 1970s and 1980s there was a steady transfer of power in mainland Europe to new, powerful regional authorities and these, in their turn, started to build up a new form of intra-European co-operation. With the acceleration of European integration, the rise of the multinational firm and new ...
By Philip Nord
June 01, 2000
Impressionists and Politics is an accessible introduction to the current debates about Impressionism. Was the artistic movement really radical and innovative? Is the term "Impressionism" itself an adequate characterization of the movement of painters and critics that took the mid-nineteenth century...
By Maria-Sophia Quine
December 06, 1995
Maria Sophia Quine demystifies the population policies of fascist regimes by looking at them in the wider context of how societies in general reacted to the profound economic changes brought by industrialization. Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: * provides an original, comparative ...
By Rohan McWilliam, Rohan Mcwilliam
June 05, 1998
Popular Politics in Nineteenth Century England provides an accessible introduction to the culture of English popular politics between 1815 and 1900, the period from Luddism to the New Liberalism. This is an area that has attracted great historical interest and has undergone fundamental revision in ...
By Alexander J. De Grand
December 20, 2004
Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany provides a succinct and provocative introduction to Italian fascism and German nazism. Incorporating recent historical research together with original and challenging arguments, Alexander J. De Grand examines:* the similarities and differences in the early development...