Contemporary History 1945- Products

  • Henry Kissinger

    Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times, 1st Edition

    By Abraham R Wagner

    Henry Kissinger: Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times explores the influence of statesman Henry Kissinger in American foreign relations and national security during 1969 to 1977. Henry Kissinger arrived in the US as a young Jewish refugee and went on to serve as National Security Advisor and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Baumler

    The Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China covers the evolution of Chinese society from the roots of the Republic of China in the early 1900s until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1966. The chapters are organized around three broad themes "Movements"- how groups of Chinese trying to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Peace Movements in Europe and the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Werner Kaltefleiter, Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

    In the early 1980s the peace movements in most of the Western countries captured public attention as never before. This largely resulted from NATO’s decision in 1979 to deploy new medium range missiles in Europe in 1983 if negotiations with the Soviet Union to limit this type of weapon system…

    Hardback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Peace Studies

  • Revolution and its Past

    Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History, 4th Edition

    By R. Keith Schoppa

    Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018. A fascinating and dramatic narrative, the book compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: German History

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1929 and 1991 the volumes in this set: Offer a comprehensive and challenging interpretation of the German past Assess Bismarck’s contribution to the German Empire and his legacy for modern Germany Examine the psyche of the Germans and discuss the psychological…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • Germany in the Age of Total War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker R. Berghahn, Martin Kitchen

    Originally published in 1981 and now re-issued with a new Preface, this book contains contributions on key issues such as the origins of the First World War, the psychological impact of that war on the Germans, the enigmatic personality of Walter Rathenau, anti-semitism and paramilitarism, as well…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • The German Fifth Column in the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By Louis De Jong

    Originally published in English in 1956, this book is divided into 3 parts : the first outlines how, after 1933, those outside Germany began to become increasingly afraid of sinister operations on the part of German agents and the partisans of National Socialism. The second part examines the role…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • The Nuremberg Documents

    Some Aspects of German War Policy 1939-45, 1st Edition

    By Peter de Mendelssohn

    Originally published in 1946, this volume, based on some of the evidence taken from captured German files and archives, discusses many questions concerning German policy and diplomatic manoeuvre during the Second World War. It offers a fascinating insight into the rise and fall of the Nazi state…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums

    American Interpretations of the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Meighen Katz

    Narratives of Vulnerability in Museums is a study of the challenges museums face when they present narratives of instability, uncertainty and fear in their exhibitions. As a period of sustained societal and personal vulnerability, the Great Depression remains a watershed era in American history. It…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Heritage, Photography, and the Affective Past

    1st Edition

    By Colin Sterling

    Heritage, Photography, and the Affective Past  critically examines the production, consumption and interpretation of photography across various heritage domains, from global image archives to the domestic arena of the family album. Through original ethnographic and archival research, the book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Critical Cultural Heritage Series

  • The Liberal Dilemma

    The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    This volume explores the response of liberals to rightwing attacks during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and early 1950s, establishing it as a defensive approach aimed at warding off efforts to conflate liberalism with communism, but not at striking back at the opposing ideology of conservatism…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

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