History: Contemporary History 1945-

  • The Rise of the Medical Profession: A Study of Collective Social Mobility book cover

    The Rise of the Medical Profession

    A Study of Collective Social Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Noel Parry, José Parry

    Originally published in 1976 The Rise of the Medical Profession combines a sociological and historical approach to the rise of the medical profession in England. Sociologically it offers a theoretical framework which for the first time links the study of social mobility and professionalism with the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine book cover

    Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Porter, Andrew Wear

    Originally published in 1987, Problems and Methods in the History of Medicine is a collection of papers surveying and assessing the particular approaches and techniques which have been used in the history of medicine in the past or are still being developed (from the influence of Annales to the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics book cover

    Sea Serpents, Sailors & Sceptics

    1st Edition

    By Graham J. McEwan

    Originally published in 1978 Sea Serpents, Sailors and Sceptics looks at stories of folklore and mythology which have fascinated sailors from antiquity to the modern day. From stories of large unauthenticated sea creatures to the Loch Ness Monster, documented sightings are vast and the book…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology: A Biographical Dictionary book cover

    Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology

    A Biographical Dictionary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel M. Fox, Marcia Meldrum, Ira Rezak

    Originally published in 1990, Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology is a biographical reference work about the recipients of Nobel Prizes in Medicine or Physiology from 1901-1989. Each article is written by an accomplished historian of medicine or science. The book is designed to be accessible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Universities and British Industry: 1850-1970 book cover

    The Universities and British Industry

    1850-1970, 1st Edition

    By Michael Sanderson

    Originally published in 1972, The University and British Industry examines the lively and controversial relationship between British industry and the university. The book looks at the impact of industry on the development of British universities from the 1850s to the 1970s, and with contribution…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Key Profession: The History of the Association of University Teachers book cover

    Key Profession

    The History of the Association of University Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Harold Perkin

    Originally published in 1969 Key Profession looks at the rise of the academic profession to its influence and importance, through the history of the Association of the University of Teachers, founded in 1919 and celebrating its half-centenary in 1969. As a study of a professional organization…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars book cover

    Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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  • French Presidentialism and the Election of 1995 book cover

    French Presidentialism and the Election of 1995

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Milne, John Gaffney

    First published in 1997, this volume examines the presidential elections, one of the central events of the democratic process in France, and arguably the main organising principle of French politics since 1962, provide an opportunity to assess the development of the regime. More significantly, they…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
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  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order book cover

    National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03
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  • Politicising the Communist Past: The Politics of Truth Revelation in Post-Communist Poland book cover

    Politicising the Communist Past

    The Politics of Truth Revelation in Post-Communist Poland, 1st Edition

    By Aleks Szczerbiak

    Poland is a particularly interesting case of truth revelation and transitional justice in a post-communist country. This is because of the radical change of trajectory in its approach to dealing with the communist past, and the profound effect this had on Polish politics. The approach moved from '…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
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    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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