History: Political History

  • Nazism in Syria and Lebanon: The Ambivalence of the German Option, 1933–1945 book cover

    Nazism in Syria and Lebanon

    The Ambivalence of the German Option, 1933–1945, 1st Edition

    By Götz Nordbruch

    The increasingly vibrant political culture emerging in Lebanon and Syria in the 1930s and early 1940s is key to the understanding of local approaches towards the Nazi German regime. For many contemporary observers in Beirut and Damascus, Nazism not only posed a risk to Europe, but threatened to…

    Hardback – 2008-12-16
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • War and Nationalism in South Asia: The Indian State and the Nagas book cover

    War and Nationalism in South Asia

    The Indian State and the Nagas, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Franke

    This book presents and analyses the oldest sub-national war of postcolonial South Asia, between the Indian state and the Nagas of Northeast India. It offers a serious and thorough political history on the Naga region over three periods, pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial. Drawing on a wealth…

    Hardback – 2008-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Pre-Communist Indochina book cover

    Pre-Communist Indochina

    1st Edition

    By R.B. Smith

    Edited by Beryl Williams

    This book explores the history of pre-communist Indochina, from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. It examines the early state of Vietnam, comparing and contrasting its political and social systems, with both those of neighbouring states such as Thailand and those prevalent at the time in Europe.…

    Hardback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Communist Indochina book cover

    Communist Indochina

    1st Edition

    By R. B. Smith

    Edited by Beryl Williams

    This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1929-30 to the end of the 1970s. It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina in 1940, and the subsequent relationship between the Japanese occupiers and the Vichy French…

    Hardback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Inside the Welfare State: Foundations of Policy and Practice in Post-War Britain book cover

    Inside the Welfare State

    Foundations of Policy and Practice in Post-War Britain, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Noble

    By moving beyond consideration of the welfare legislation enacted in the 1940s, this book explains how government aid was actually provided in the new British welfare state created just after World War II. Revealing dimensions of social policy that have been neglected by scholars, this study…

    Hardback – 2008-11-18
    Routledge
    British Politics and Society

  • The History of the European Union: Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity 1950-72 book cover

    The History of the European Union

    Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity 1950-72, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfram Kaiser, Brigitte Leucht, Morten Rasmussen

    This book radically re-conceptualises the origins of the European Union as a trans- and supranational polity as it emerged between the Schuman Plan of May 1950 and the first enlargement of the European Communities at the start of 1973. Drawing upon social science theories and debates as well as…

    Hardback – 2008-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • The Emancipation of the Serfs in Russia: Peace Arbitrators and the Development of Civil Society book cover

    The Emancipation of the Serfs in Russia

    Peace Arbitrators and the Development of Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Roxanne Easley

    In the wake of the disastrous Crimean War, the Russian autocracy completely renovated its most basic social, political and economic systems by emancipating some 23 million privately-owned serfs. This had enormous consequences for all aspects of Russian life, and profound effects on the course of…

    Hardback – 2008-08-13
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Iran-Europe Relations: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Iran-Europe Relations

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Seyyed Hossein Mousavian

    This book provides an assessment of relations between Iran and Europe, identifying the areas of common interest as well as the issues of conflict, whilst putting contemporary relations into their proper context with an account of their development since the early years of the twentieth century.…

    Hardback – 2008-05-22
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Gandhi’s Emissary book cover

    Gandhi’s Emissary

    1st Edition

    By Sudhir Ghosh

    In 1946, at the age of 29, the author was chosen by Mahatma Gandhi to act as unofficial emissary between the British Labour Government and India in the delicate negotiations which resulted in the country’s independence. His unique position enabled him to give the world a moving and informed account…

    Hardback – 2008-03-28
    Routledge India

  • The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920-24: Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite book cover

    The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 1920-24

    Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite, 1st Edition

    By Simon Pirani

    The Russian revolution of 1917 was a defining event of the twentieth century, and its achievements and failures remain controversial in the twenty-first. This book focuses on the retreat from the revolution’s aims in 1920–24, after the civil war and at the start of the New Economic Policy – and…

    Hardback – 2008-01-31
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Totalitarianism and Political Religions, Volume II: Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships book cover

    Totalitarianism and Political Religions, Volume II

    Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maier, Michael Schäfer

    Available for the first time in English language translation, this is the long-awaited second volume of the three part set on Totalitarianism and Political Religions, edited by the eminent Professor Hans Maier. This represents a major study, with contributions from leading scholars of political…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Routledge
    Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

  • Totalitarianism and Political Religions Volume III: Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships - Theory & History of Interpretations book cover

    Totalitarianism and Political Religions Volume III

    Concepts for the Comparison Of Dictatorships - Theory & History of Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Maier

    Available for the first time in English language translation, the third volume of Totalitarianism and Political Religions completes the set. It provides a comprehensive overview of key theories and theorists of totalitarianism and of political religions, from Hannah Arendt and Raymond Aron to Leo…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Routledge
    Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

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