History: Book Series

Decades in Global History

  • The Global 1980s

    People, Power and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Davis

    The Global 1980s takes an international perspective on the upheaval across the world during the long 1980s (1979–1991) with the end of the Cold War, a move towards a free-market economic system, and the increasing connectedness of the world. The 1980s was a decade of unimaginable change. At its…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Decades in Global History

  • The Global 1970s

    Radicalism, Reform, and Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Duco Hellema

    No other decade evokes such contradictory images as the 1970s: reform and emancipation on the one hand, crisis and malaise on the other. In The Global 1970s: Radicalism, Reform, and Crisis, Duco Hellema portrays the 1970s as a period of global transition. Across the world, the early and mid-1970s…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Decades in Global History

  • The Global 1960s

    Convention, contest and counterculture, 1st Edition

    By Tamara Chaplin, Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney

    The Global 1960s presents compelling narratives from around the world in order to de-center the roles played by the United States and Europe in both scholarship on, and popular memories of, the sixties. Geographically and chronologically broad, this volume scrutinizes the concept of "the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24
    Decades in Global History

  • The Global 1930s

    The international decade, 1st Edition

    By Marc Matera, Susan Kingsley Kent

    Decentering the traditional narrative of American breadlines, Soviet show trials and German fascists, The Global 1930s takes a truly international approach to exploring this turbulent decade. Though nationalism was prevalent throughout this period, Matera and Kent contend that the 1930s are better…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Decades in Global History

  • The Global 1920s

    Politics, economics and society, 1st Edition

    By Richard Carr, Bradley W. Hart

    The 1920s is often recognised as a decade of fascism, flappers and film. Covering the political, economic and social developments of the 1920s throughout the world, The Global 1920s takes an international and cross-cultural perspective on the critical changes and conditions that prevailed from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09
    Decades in Global History