History: Modern History 1750-1945

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    The Third Reich

    5th Edition

    By David G. Williamson

    The Third Reich is a succinct, comprehensive examination of the major debates surrounding this crucial period in modern German history. The character and operation of the Nazi state, and of its global consequences, have been discussed and disputed since 1933. David G. Williamson’s Seminar Studies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
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    Seminar Studies

  • Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography book cover

    Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography

    By Cornelius Borck

    In the history of brain research, the prospect of visualizing brain processes has continually awakened great expectations. In this study, Cornelius Borck focuses on a recording technique developed by the German physiologist Hans Berger to register electric brain currents; a technique that was…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
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    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Aleppo: A History book cover

    Aleppo

    A History

    By Ross Burns

    Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, whose origins can be traced across many centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
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    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Remaking the Readymade: Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica book cover

    Remaking the Readymade

    Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica

    By Adina Kamien-Kazhdan

    Replication and originality are central concepts in the artistic oeuvres of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Remaking the Readymade reveals the underlying and previously unexplored processes and rationales for the collaboration between Duchamp, Man Ray, and Arturo Schwarz on the replication of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Women Architects in the Modern Movement book cover

    Women Architects in the Modern Movement

    By Carmen Espegel

    Women Architects in the Modern Movement rewrites the history of modern architecture to elevate the often-overlooked female architects who helped build the movement. Starting with a theoretical analysis that situates women’s roles both in society and architecture specifically, Carmen Espegel…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
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  • Holocaust Theater: Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation book cover

    Holocaust Theater

    Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation

    By Gene Plunka

    Facts about the Holocaust are one way of learning about its devastating impact, but presenting personal manifestations of trauma can be more effective than citing statistics. Holocaust Theater addresses a selection of contemporary plays about the Holocaust, examining how collective and individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Fascism and the Masses: The Revolt Against the Last Humans, 1848-1945 book cover

    Fascism and the Masses

    The Revolt Against the Last Humans, 1848-1945

    By Ishay Landa

    Highlighting the "mass" nature of interwar European fascism has long become commonplace. Throughout the years, numerous critics have construed fascism as a phenomenon of mass society, perhaps the ultimate expression of mass politics. This study deconstructs this long-standing perception. It argues…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain book cover

    Belgian Refugees in First World War Britain

    Edited by Jacqueline Jenkinson

    Around 250,000 Belgian refugees who fled the German invasion spent the First World War in Britain – the largest refugee presence Britain has ever witnessed. Welcomed in a wave of humanitarian sympathy for ‘Poor Little Belgium’, within a few months Belgian exiles were pushed off the front pages of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Bentham's Political Thought book cover

    Bentham's Political Thought

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh

    In this book, first published in 1973, the editor has drawn heavily on Bentham’s manuscripts and has tried to provide a coherent statement of Bentham’s legal and political thought. Unlike Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes or Mill, Bentham did not write one single work containing the basic principles of his…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

  • Libertarian Thought in Nineteenth Century Britain: Freedom, Equality and Authority book cover

    Libertarian Thought in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Freedom, Equality and Authority

    By William R. McKercher

    This book, first published in 1987, aims to characterise and identify the intellectual heritage of the proponents of the libertarian tradition. To set this within a theoretical framework, these ideas will be examined by using the pragmatic and conceptual formulations of freedom and authority, two…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Social and Political Thought in the Nineteenth Century

  • Balzac and the French Revolution book cover

    Balzac and the French Revolution

    By Ronnie Butler

    First published in 1983. Balzac’s novels are one of the largest and most important sources for the history of post-revolutionary France, but they have scarcely been tapped as they should be. Approaching the subject from the perspective of a literary, the author shows in detail how specific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Class in Turn-of-the-Century Novels of Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells book cover

    Class in Turn-of-the-Century Novels of Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells

    By Christine DeVine

    First published in 2005, this book argues that, due to political and ideological shifts in the last decades of the nineteenth century a new depiction of social class was possible in the English novel. Late-century writers such as Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells question the middle-class Victorian…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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