History: Contemporary History 1945-

  • Modern Russia: The Basics book cover

    Modern Russia: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte Alston

    Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Europe Contested: From the Kaiser to Brexit book cover

    Europe Contested

    From the Kaiser to Brexit, 2nd Edition

    By Harold James

    Europe Contested analyses the failures and achievements of an astonishing era of economic advance and political chaos, from the First World War up to the present day. Beginning with the Great War, the book goes on to examine connections between the self-destruction of liberal democracy, market…

    Paperback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Longman History of Modern Europe

  • 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, the book compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Holocaust: The Basics book cover

    The Holocaust: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Paul R. Bartrop

    The Holocaust: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of this seismic event in mid twentieth-century human history. The book takes an original approach as both a narrative and thematic introduction to the topic, and provides a core foundation for readers embarking upon their own study.&…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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 – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • Modern Iran since 1797: Reform and Revolution book cover

    Modern Iran since 1797

    Reform and Revolution, 3rd Edition

    By Ali Ansari

    Modern Iran since 1797 offers a comprehensive analysis of political, social and economic developments in Iran since the end of the eighteenth century. Spanning two centuries, the book provides historical context for Iran’s international relationships and its internal struggle to reconcile…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Middle East in Modern World History book cover

    The Middle East in Modern World History

    2nd Edition

    By Ernest Tucker

    The Middle East in Modern World History examines how global trends over the last 200 years have shaped the Middle East and how these trends were affected by the region’s development. Covering a key period in the history of the Middle East, this book highlights three major trends within the region’…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History, 1453-Present book cover

    Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History, 1453-Present

    2nd Edition

    By Jon Davidann, Marc Jason Gilbert

    One of the hallmarks of world history is the ever-increasing ability of humans to cross cultural boundaries. Taking an encounters approach that opens up history to different perspectives and experiences, Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History examines cultural contact between people from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Global Military History: 1775 to the Present Day book cover

    Introduction to Global Military History

    1775 to the Present Day, 3rd Edition

    By Jeremy Black

    Introduction to Global Military History provides a lucid and comprehensive account of military developments around the modern world from the eighteenth century up to the present day. Beginning with the background to the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary wars and ending with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • A History of Modern Germany: 1871 to Present book cover

    A History of Modern Germany

    1871 to Present, 8th Edition

    By Dietrich Orlow

    A History of Modern Germany is a well-established text that presents a balanced survey of the last 150 years of German history, stretching from nineteenth-century imperial Germany, through political division and reunification, and into the present day. Beginning in the early 1870s and covering…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict: An Introduction and Documentary Reader, 2nd Edition book cover

    The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    An Introduction and Documentary Reader, 2nd Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Gregory S. Mahler

    The Arab-Israeli conflict has been one of the most protracted and contentious disputes in modern history. This wide-ranging textbook examines the diplomatic and historical setting within which the conflict developed, from both the Israeli and Palestinian perspectives, and gives a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Thatcher and Thatcherism book cover

    Thatcher and Thatcherism

    4th Edition

    By Eric J. Evans

    This revised, expanded and updated fourth edition of Thatcher and Thatcherism examines the origins and impact of ‘Thatcherism’ both as a cultural construct and an economic creed from the 1970s to the formation of a coalition government in 2010. New to this edition is an extended exploration of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    The Making of the Contemporary World

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