Contemporary History 1945- Products

  • Between Empire and Europe

    Intellectuals and the Nation in Britain and France During the Cold War

    By Lucia Bonfreschi, Marzia Maccaferri

    Between the end of WWII and the end of the Cold War, the international roles of France and Great Britain changed dramatically. Major international powers were now states much bigger than European nations in terms of population, wealth, military capacity. Analyzing the international political…

    Hardback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Christabel Pankhurst

    A Biography

    By June Purvis

    Together with her mother, Emmeline, Christabel Pankhurst co-led the single sex Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU), founded in 1903 and soon regarded as the most notorious of the groupings campaigning for the parliamentary vote for women. A First Class Honours Graduate in Law, the determined…

    Paperback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    Women's and Gender History

  • Russia's Middle East Policy

    From Lenin to Putin

    By Alexey Vasiliev

    This extraordinary book charts the development of Russia’s relations with the Middle East from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the present. It covers both high and low points – the closeness to Nasser’s Egypt, followed by reversal; the successful invasion of Afghanistan which later turned into a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Hungary since 1945

    By Árpád von Klimó

    Lying on the political fault line between East and West for the past seventy five years, the significance of Hungary in geopolitical terms has far outweighed the modest size of its population. This book charts the main events of these tumultuous decades including the 1956 Uprising, the end of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

  • Women Architects in the Modern Movement

    By Carmen Espegel

    Women Architects in the Modern Movement rewrites the history of modern architecture to elevate the often-overlooked female architects who helped build the movement. Starting with a theoretical analysis that situates women’s roles both in society and architecture specifically, Carmen Espegel…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Theater

    Dramatizing Survivor Trauma and its Effects on the Second Generation

    By Gene Plunka

    Facts about the Holocaust are one way of learning about its devastating impact, but presenting personal manifestations of trauma can be more effective than citing statistics. Holocaust Theater addresses a selection of contemporary plays about the Holocaust, examining how collective and individual…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture

    Monuments, Multiples, Destruction and Display

    By Laura Gray

    This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Nationalism of the Rich

    Discourses and Strategies of Separatist Parties in Catalonia, Flanders, Northern Italy and Scotland

    By Emmanuel Dalle Mulle

    Based on rigorous analysis of the propaganda of five Western European separatist parties, this book provides in-depth examination of the ‘nationalism of the rich’, defined as a type of nationalist discourse that seeks to end the economic ‘exploitation’ suffered by a group of people represented as a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution

    Edited by Chiyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume III

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume II

    By Chihyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

  • The Chinese Journals of L.K. Little, 1943–54

    An Eyewitness Account of War and Revolution, Volume I

    Edited by Chiyun Chang

    Lester Knox Little kept a detailed journal of his time in China and Taiwan. Covering the years 1943 to 1954 it provides important new insights about some of the most dramatic episodes in China’s mid-twentieth century history: Sino-Japanese military and economic competition, China’s domestic…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Making of Modern China

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