Contemporary History 1945- Products

  • Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • National Identities in Soviet Historiography

    The Rise of Nations under Stalin

    By Harun Yilmaz

    Under Stalin’s totalitarian leadership of the USSR, Soviet national identities with historical narratives were constructed. These constructions envisaged how nationalities should see their imaginary common past, and millions of people defined themselves according to them. This book explains how and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today

    Edited by Ole-Albert Rønning, Helle Møller Sigh, Helle Vogt

    Donations, Inheritance and Property in the Nordic and Western World from Late Antiquity until Today presents an examination of Nordic donation and gift giving practices in the Nordic and Western world, beginning in late Antiquity and extending through to the present day. Through chapters…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Mobilizing Shanghai Youth

    CCP Internationalism, GMD Nationalism and Japanese Collaboration

    By Kristin Mulready-Stone

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, youth emerged as a new and important social force in many parts of the world. In China the image of this new youth imprinted itself on Chinese consciousness and made clear to potential national leaders that future governments would not be able…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • War and Warfare since 1945

    By Sterling M. Pavelec

    Beginning with an exploration into the question of what war is, War and Warfare Since 1945 provides a chronological analysis of military history since the end of World War II extending through to an analysis of the limits of modern warfare in the nuclear age with the purpose of examining why war…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    The Making of the Contemporary World

  • Holocaust and Genocide Denial

    A Contextual Perspective

    Edited by Paul Behrens, Olaf Jensen, Nicholas Terry

    This book provides a detailed analysis of one of the most prominent and widespread international phenomena to which criminal justice systems has been applied: the expression of revisionist views relating to mass atrocities and the outright denial of their existence. Denial poses challenges to more…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • The Global 1960s

    Convention, contest and counterculture

    By Tamara Chaplin, Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney

    The Global 1960s presents untold narratives from around the world in order to de-center the roles played by the United States and Europe in both scholarship on, and popular memories of, the sixties. Geographically and chronologically broad, this volume scrutinizes the concept of "the sixties" as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Decades in Global History

  • An Intellectual History of Blindness

    The Enlightenment to the Present

    By Frank Wyman

    This volume studies two related problematics. First, Enlightenment ideas about human difference in general and blindness in particular were often at war with one another. Second, conflicts concerning Enlightenment thought continued in the lives and writings of many important blind thinkers, from…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

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