Modern History 1750-1945 Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of the War of 1812

    Edited by Donald R. Hickey, Connie D. Clark

    The War of 1812 ranged over a remarkably large territory, as the fledgling United States battled Great Britain at sea and on land across what is now the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. Native people and the Spanish were also involved in the war’s interrelated conflicts. Often overlooked, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Ideocracies in Comparison

    Legitimation – Cooptation – Repression

    Edited by Uwe Backes, Steffen Kailitz

    Ideocracies, or ideological dictatorships, such as the "Third Reich", the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China have, much more than any other kinds of autocracy, characterized the history of the 20th century. Despite their undeniable loss of significance, ideocracies have not disappeared…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Colonial Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1945

    Edited by Eric Storm, Ali al Tuma

    During the first half of the twentieth century, European countries witnessed the arrival of hundreds of thousands of colonial soldiers fighting in European territory (First and Second World War and Spanish Civil War) and coming into contact with European society and culture. For many Europeans,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • A History of Sports Coaching in Britain

    Overcoming Amateurism

    By Dave Day, Tegan Carpenter

    At the London Olympics in 2012 Team GB achieved a third place finish in the medals table. A key factor in this achievement was the high standard of contemporary British sports coaching. But how has British sports coaching transitioned from the amateur to the professional, and what can the hitherto…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History

    Edited by Alan Forrest, Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution…

    Hardback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to History

  • China

    How the Empire Fell

    Edited by Joseph W. Esherick, C.X. George Wei

    The Qing dynasty was China’s last, and it created an empire of unprecedented size and prosperity. However in 1911 the empire collapsed within a few short months, and China embarked on a revolutionary course that lasted through most of the twentieth century. The 1911 Revolution ended two millennia…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Searching for Lord Haw-Haw

    The Political Lives of William Joyce

    By Colin Holmes

    Searching for Lord Haw-Haw is an authoritative account of the political lives of William Joyce. He became notorious as a fascist, an anti-Semite and then as a Second World War traitor when, assuming the persona of Lord Haw-Haw, he acted as a radio propagandist for the Nazis. It is an endlessly…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Dismantling the Ottoman Empire

    Britain, America and the Armenian question

    By Nevzat Uyanik

    Prior to World War I, American involvement in Armenian affairs was limited to missionary and educational interests. This was contrary to Britain, which had played a key role in the diplomatic arena since the Treaty of Berlin in 1878, when the Armenian question had become a subject of great power…

    Hardback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The European Anarchy

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1916, this book comprises of a set of notes by G. Lowes Dickinson on his interpretation of the causes of the First World War. Writing during this time, the author admits that a complete comprehension of the causes of the First World War was impossible as no one knew the secrets…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • War: Its Nature, Cause and Cure

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1923, this book examines the causes and evils of War. Being published soon after the First World War, this becomes the basis for much of the volume's experience. The author G. Lowes Dickinson argues that war and civilisation are incompatible and that the pursuit of war will end…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

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