Contemporary History 1945- Products

  • Transition Economies

    Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    By Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan

    This interdisciplinary book offers a uniquely comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU). Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, it explores the continuous economic and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 

  • Beyond Women's Words

    Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Katrina Srigley, Stacey Zembrzycki, Franca Iacovetta

    Beyond Women’s Words unites feminist scholars, artists, and community activists working with the stories of women and other historically marginalized subjects to address the contributions and challenges of doing feminist oral history. Feminists who work with oral history methods want to tell…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 

  • Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation

    Wounds, Scars, and Healing

    Edited by Yasuko Claremont

    This book brings together discussions of leading aspects and repercussions of the Asia-Pacific War, which still have huge relevance today. From the development of war guilt to the vivid effect of art on bringing alive the realities of the war, it analyses a diversity of post-war issues in the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Institution of International Order

    From the League of Nations to the United Nations

    Edited by Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley

    This volume delivers a history of internationalism at the League of Nations and the United Nations (UN), with a focus on the period from the 1920s to the 1970s, when the nation-state ascended to global hegemony as a political formation. Combining global, regional and local scaes of analysis, the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    An Introduction and Documentary Reader, 2nd Edition

    By Gregory Mahler

    The Arab-Israeli conflict has been one of the most protracted and contentious disputes in the Middle East. This wide-ranging textbook examines the diplomatic and historical setting within which the conflict developed, from both the Israeli and Palestinian perspectives, and gives a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • Poverty Law and Legal Activism

    Lives that Slide Out of View

    By Adam Gearey

    Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism. The book argues that we need to…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

  • Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City

    Creative Retreat

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book reflects on the motivations of creative practitioners who have moved out of cities from the mid-1960s onwards to establish creative homesteads. The book focuses on desert exile painter Agnes Martin, radical filmmaker and gardener Derek Jarman, and iconoclastic conceptual artist Chris…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Civilized Rebels

    An Inside Story of the West’s Retreat from Global Power

    By Dennis Smith

    Civilized Rebels compares in depth four very well-known literary and political figures, all of whom opposed arrogant regimes and became prisoners. Through comparative biographies of Oscar Wilde, Jean Améry, Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi, it explores the long-term process of the retreat of the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Global Connections

  • Africa: War and Conflict in the Twentieth Century

    By Tim Stapleton

    This book examines the causes, course and consequences of warfare in twentieth century Africa, a period which spanned colonial rebellions, both World Wars, and the decolonization process. Tim Stapleton contextualizes the essential debates and controversies surrounding African conflict in the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Seminar Studies

  • The Political Economy of Land and Agrarian Development in Ethiopia

    The Arssi Region since 1941

    By Ketebo Abdiyo Ensene

    Located in central Ethiopia, the Arssi region is one of the most productive in Ethiopia yet it has so far been neglected by scholars. This book scrutinizes the rural development of Arssi by focusing on the Swedish supported experimental venture known as the Chilalo Agricultural Development Unit (…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Studies on African Political Economy

  • 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 – 2018-04-08 
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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