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  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Global Africa

  • The Iraqi Kurds and the Cold War

    Regional Politics, 1958-1975, 1st Edition

    By Hawraman Ali

    Examining the effects of the Cold War and regional politics on the Iraqi Kurds between 1958-1975, this study demonstrates how regional and international powers sought to exploit the Iraqi Kurds in their quest for statehood. The research draws on a plethora of British and American archival documents…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Failed Führers

    A History of the British Extreme Right, 1st Edition

    By Graham Macklin

    The book provides a comprehensive history of the ideas and ideologues associated with the racial fascist tradition in Britain. It charts the evolution of white racial nationalism in Britain as a political manifestation, from its origins amongst a range of pro-Nazi groupuscules in the 1930s, to the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Hot Art, Cold War

    Western and Northern European Writing on American Art 1945 to 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Hopkins, Iain Boyd Whyte

    This book is an anthology of primary source texts on postwar American art between 1945 and 1989, translated from Northern and Western European languages into English for the first time and introduced by scholarly essays. This volume will be the first full-scale account of the reception of American…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 

  • CasaPound Italia

    Contemporary extreme-right politics, 1st Edition

    By Caterina Froio, Pietro Castelli Gattinara, Giorgia Bulli, Matteo Albanese

    In 2003, the occupation of a state-owned building in Rome led to the emergence of a new extreme-right youth movement: CasaPound Italia (CPI). Its members described themselves as "Fascists of the Third Millennium", and were unabashed about their admiration for Benito Mussolini. Over the next 15…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The Trials of Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Steven Zipperstein

    This book examines how all three parties – Arab, Jewish and British – used the law and the legal process during the Mandate years in an attempt to vindicate their positions and gain leverage against each other. By exploring how the Arabs, Jews and British used legal arguments and legal procedures…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 

  • The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920-2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters analyze a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and strategical…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Reading Russian Sources

    A Student's Guide to Text and Visual Sources from Russian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Gilbert

    Reading Russian Sources is an accessible and comprehensive guide that introduces students to the wide range of sources that can be used to engage with Russian history from the early medieval to the late Soviet periods. Divided into two parts, the book begins by considering approaches that can be…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Evangelicals and the End of Christendom

    Religion, Australia and the Crises of the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Chilton

    Exploring the response of evangelicals to the collapse of ‘Greater Christian Britain’ in Australia in the long 1960s, this book provides a new religious perspective to the end of empire and a fresh national perspective to the end of Christendom. In the turbulent 1960s, two foundations of the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-15 
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • French Presidentialism and the Election of 1995

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Milne, John Gaffney

    First published in 1997, this volume examines the presidential elections, one of the central events of the democratic process in France, and arguably the main organising principle of French politics since 1962, provide an opportunity to assess the development of the regime. More significantly, they…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urbanization in China

    Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

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