The Present and The Past

  • Great Britain: Identities, Institutions and the Idea of Britishness since 1500 book cover

    Great Britain

    Identities, Institutions and the Idea of Britishness since 1500, 1st Edition

    By Keith Robbins

    This is a timely exploration of national identity in Great Britain over nine hundred years of history. Our attitudes to the nation state are changing - national assemblies in Scotland and Wales and growing pressures for regional assemblies. In his vigorous new survey, Professor Robbins provides the…

    Paperback – 1997-11-24
    Routledge
    The Present and The Past

  • Russia: The Tsarist and Soviet Legacy book cover

    Russia

    The Tsarist and Soviet Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Edward Acton

    This text has established itself as the best general introduction to Russian history, providing a forceful and highly readable survey from earliest times to the post-Soviet State. At the heart of the book is the changing relationship between the State and Russian society at large. The second…

    Paperback – 1995-05-17
    Routledge
    The Present and The Past

  • Italy Since 1800: A Nation in the Balance? book cover

    Italy Since 1800

    A Nation in the Balance?, 1st Edition

    By Roger Absalom

    Since unification, Italy has grown from a backward agrarian society into one of the world's leading industrial powers. Yet her history exhibits spectacular disunities, inconsistencies and paradoxes. Dominated by political Catholicism, she has also been home to Fascism, the mafia, and the largest…

    Paperback – 1995-02-13
    Routledge
    The Present and The Past