European History Products

  • The Radical Right in Germany

    1870 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Lee Mcgowan

    The Radical Right has represented a major element in German politics and society throughout the history of the united country (i.e. since the 1870s), though the understandable concentration on the Third Reich (1933-45) has tended to distort the wider picture. This book explores the history of the…

    Paperback – 2003-02-14
    Themes In Modern German History

  • The Rise and Fall of the The Soviet Economy

    An Economic History of the USSR 1945 - 1991, 1st Edition

    By Philip Hanson

    Why did the Soviet economic system fall apart? Did the economy simply overreach itself through military spending? Was it the centrally-planned character of Soviet socialism that was at fault? Or did a potentially viable mechanism come apart in Gorbachev's clumsy hands? Does its failure mean that…

    Paperback – 2003-01-23
    The Postwar World

  • A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages

    2nd Edition

    By Walter Ullmann

    This classic text outlines the development of the Papacy as an institution in the Middle Ages. With profound knowledge, insight and sophistication, Walter Ullmann traces the course of papal history from the late Roman Empire to its eventual decline in the Renaissance. The focus of this survey is on…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19

  • The Risorgimento and the Unification of Italy

    2nd Edition

    By Derek Beales, Eugenio F. Biagini

    This book introduces the reader to the relationship between the Italian national movement, achieved by the Risorgimento, and the Italian unification in 1860. These themes are discussed in detail and related to the broader European theatre. Covering the literary, cultural, religious and political…

    Paperback – 2002-12-10

  • The Renaissance

    Italy and Abroad, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Jeffries Martin

    Including the most recent scholarship on the history of the Renaissance, this book examines politics, society, identity, gender, religion and science, and focuses on not only Italian developments in this crucial period of change, but also on aspects in Germany, France and England. With…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05
    Rewriting Histories

  • Victory at Stalingrad

    The Battle That Changed History, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Roberts

     Victory at Stalingrad tells the gripping strategic and military story of that battle. The hard-won Soviet victory prevented Hitler from waging the Second World War for another ten years and set the Germans on the road to defeat. The Soviet victory also prevented the Nazis from completing the…

    Paperback – 2002-11-06

  • Twentieth Century Italy

    A Social History, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Dunnage

    Following a historically chronological approach, and with a clear focus on the marked regional diversity characterising Italy, this volume analyses the impact of social, economic, cultural and political transformation on the lives of Italians. It assesses their living standards, their health and…

    Paperback – 2002-11-04
    Social History of Europe

  • France, 1800-1914

    A Social History, 1st Edition

    By Roger Magraw

    Nineteenth-century France was a society of apparent paradoxes. It is famous for periodic and bloody revolutionary upheavals, for class conflict and for religious disputes, yet it was marked by relative demographic stability, gradual urbanisation and modest economic change, class conflict and…

    Paperback – 2002-10-14
    Social History of Europe

  • The Uniting of Europe

    From Consolidation to Enlargement, 2nd Edition

    By Stanley Henig

    The Uniting of Europe provides an accessible introduction to the history of European integration and places European unification within a wider political and economic context The book shows how institutional developments have been conditioned by wider international considerations. The Uniting of…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03
    The Making of the Contemporary World

  • The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right

    1st Edition

    By Peter Davies, Derek Lynch

    The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right is an engaging and accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of the ideology and the reality of fascist government around the world. In a clear and simple manner, this book illustrates the main features of the subject using…

    Paperback – 2002-08-29
    Routledge Companions to History

  • Navies of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    Europe ruled the waves for most of the modern era and even when its navies were eclipsed in size by the US force, they continued to dominate world wars. In this unique history of Europe's naval forces, Larry Sondhaus charts the development of naval warfare from the transition to steam to…

    Paperback – 2002-08-15

  • Motherland

    Russia in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By David R. Marples

    Motherland tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the Soviet Union. From Lenin's virtual coup in November 1917 to Boris Yeltsin's ruthless takeover of power in 1991, the book culminates with a new view of the Yeltsin years.David Marples focuses on the evolution of Russia during the Soviet…

    Paperback – 2002-07-25

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