Contemporary History 1945- Products

  • Thatcher

    By Graham Goodlad

    Thatcher provides an accessible and scholarly introduction to the personality and career of Britain’s first female political leader and the twentieth century’s longest serving Prime Minister. Providing a balanced narrative and assessment of one of the most significant figures of the post-war era,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore

    Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability 1872-1965

    By John Solomon

    Untouchable migrants made up a significant proportion of Indian labour migration into Singapore in the 19th and 20th centuries. During this period, they were subject to forms of caste prejudice that powerfully reinforced their identities as untouchables overseas. Today, however, untouchability has…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History

    Edited by Francesco Boldizzoni, Pat Hudson

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Economic History documents and interprets the development of economic history as a global discipline from the later nineteenth century to the present day. Exploring the normative and relativistic nature of different schools and traditions of thought, this handbook…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War

    Between or Within the Blocs?

    Edited by Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

    This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Cold War History

  • Italy and Its Eastern Border

    By Marina Cattaruzza

    This book deals with the territories on the border between Italy and the Habsburg Empire, and later Yugoslavia, during the 19th and the 20th centuries, placing this peripheral region in the center of modern Italian and European history and in the wider sphere of the continental history of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Cover Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    Narrative and Ideology in the British Spy Thriller

    By Michael Denning

    First published in 1987, this title tracks the spy thriller from John Buchanan to Eric Ambler, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, and shows how these tales of spies, moles, and the secret service tell a history of modern society, translating the political and cultural transformations of the twentieth…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    Nationalism appears to be rising in a renascent Asia and stoking tensions, aspirations, and identity politics while amplifying grievances and raising questions about prospects in what is touted as the Asian century. This book provides a broad overview and introduction to nationalism in Asia.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 

  • The Holocaust in the Twenty-First Century

    Contesting/Contested Memories

    Edited by David M. Seymour, Mercedes Camino

    This volume locates and explores historical and contemporary sites of contested meanings of Holocaust memory across a range of geographical, geo-political, and disciplinary contexts, identifying and critically engaging with the nature and expression of these meanings within their relevant…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948

    A Tale of Two Cities

    By Itamar Radai

    Between November 1947 and May 1948 war between the Palestinian Arab community and the Jewish community encompassed Palestine, with Jerusalem and Jaffa becoming focal points in the conflict due to their centrality, size and symbolic importance. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948 examines…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Holocaust Education

    Promise, Practice, Power and Potential

    Edited by E. Doyle Stevick, Deborah L. Michaels

    Holocaust Education: Promise, Practice, Power and Potential provides timely studies of some of the most pressing issues in teaching and learning about the Holocaust around the world. Europe is experiencing both anti-Semitic attacks, many by radicals claiming the banner of Islam, and the resurgence…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 

  • Origins of the Cold War 1941-1949

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Origins of the Cold War 1941-1949 covers the formative years of the momentous struggle which developed between two superpowers, the Soviet Union and the United States. It not only involved these titans but also the rest of the globe; many proxy wars were fought much to the detriment of the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-25 
    Seminar Studies

  • Algeria

    The Revolution Institutionalized

    By John P. Entelis

    After over a century of intensive colonial rule and nearly eight years of revolutionary warfare, Algeria emerged in a state of total economic decrepitude and political backwardness. Yet in the two decades following independence in 1962 the country achieved a remarkable degree of political stability…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

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