History: Contemporary History 1945-

  • Modern East Asia: 1800 to the present book cover

    Modern East Asia

    1800 to the present, 1st Edition

    By Harold M. Tanner

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 

  • Modern France and the World book cover

    Modern France and the World

    1st Edition

    By Darcie Fontaine

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Countries in the Modern World

  • The Politics of Modern India since Independence book cover

    The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    1st Edition

    By Crispin Bates, Subho Basu

    The textbook offers a detailed, jargon-free, chronological survey of Indian political history from 1947 up to the present. It treats political structures as historically determined, induced by economic transformation, state interventions, popular movements and discourses emanating from and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain: Pay and Play book cover

    The Business of Leisure in 20th Century Britain

    Pay and Play, 1st Edition

    By Richard Coopey, Peter Lyth

    The leisure sector of developed economies continues to grow rapidly, this expansion building on existing forms of leisure economy to introduce entirely new enterprises, products and markets. Britain, the first industrial nation, is no exception, and business across a range of leisure sectors is now…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Germany in the Age of Total War book cover

    Germany in the Age of Total War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker R. Berghahn, Martin Kitchen

    Originally published in 1981 and now re-issued with a new Preface, this book contains contributions on key issues such as the origins of the First World War, the psychological impact of that war on the Germans, the enigmatic personality of Walter Rathenau, anti-semitism and paramilitarism, as well…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

  • Revolution and its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History book cover

    Revolution and its Past

    Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History, 4th Edition

    By R. Keith Schoppa

    Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018. A fascinating and dramatic narrative, it compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 

  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom: Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s book cover

    Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Chilton

    In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the Western world rapidly and unexpectedly collapsed. "Christendom", marked by the dominance of discursive Christianity in public culture, and "Greater Britain", the powerful sentimental and strategic union of Britain and its settler societies, disappeared…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • The Lives and Afterlives of Enoch Powell: The Undying Political Animal book cover

    The Lives and Afterlives of Enoch Powell

    The Undying Political Animal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier Esteves, Stéphane Porion

    50 years after Enoch Powell’s self-styled detonation in the form of his so-called ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech, this volume brings together contributions from international scholars in the field of history, political science and British studies, with new insights from hitherto unexplored archives. It…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The Soviet Colossus: History and Aftermath book cover

    The Soviet Colossus

    History and Aftermath, 8th Edition

    By Michael G. Kort

    The Soviet Colossus revisits the turning points in Russia’s modern history, from the fall of the tsarist regime to the establishment of the Bolshevik dictatorship and Stalinist totalitarianism; the reforms and counter-reforms of Khrushchev and Brezhnev to the reform program of Mikhail Gorbachev and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 

  • Transnational Extreme Right Networks book cover

    Transnational Extreme Right Networks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Macklin, Fabian Virchow

    The academic study of international co-operation between extreme right groups in the post-war period remains in its infancy. This book fills this significant gap in the literature and contributes a nuanced understanding of the nature and importance of transnational networks within the political and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Woodward and Bernstein: The People's Right to Know book cover

    Woodward and Bernstein

    The People's Right to Know, 1st Edition

    By Julie A. Goldsmith

    It is not often that journalism makes it into the grand narrative of American history. Woodward and Bernstein, through their coverage and breaking of the news story that was Watergate, not only inserted themselves into the story of political corruption going on in Washington, but have remained…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art book cover

    Arte Ambientale, Urban Space, and Participatory Art

    1st Edition

    By Martina Tanga

    Working in 1970s Italy, a group of artists—namely Ugo La Pietra, Maurizio Nannucci, Francesco Somaini, Mauro Staccioli, Franco Summa, and Franco Vaccari—sought new spaces to create and exhibit art. Looking beyond the gallery, they generated sculptural, conceptual, and participatory interventions,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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