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  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sèbe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • It is Right to Rebel

    By Jean-Paul Sartre, Philippe Gavi, Pierre Victor

    The early 1970s were a crucial period in the political and intellectual climate of France. The newspaper Libération was founded in the wake of the protest movements of 1968, and the country was gripped by industrial, political and civil unrest on a huge scale. Behind all this were deep debates…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Darkest Sides of Politics, I

    Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism

    By Jeffrey M. Bale

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • French Politics and Society

    3rd Edition

    By Alistair Cole

    French Politics and Society is the ideal companion for all students of France and French politics with a strong reputation for its lucidity and lively exposition of the French polity. This third edition remains a highly readable text and offers a broad, critical and comprehensive understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Revolution and Reaction in Modern France

    By G. Lowes Dickinson

    First published in 1892, this book describes the development of political thought and political parties in ‘modern’ France. It starts by discussing the French Revolution of 1789 and closes with the Paris Commune of 1871. The book is not written strictly in chronological order but rather focuses on…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson

  • The Changing Face of Western Communism

    Edited by David Childs

    This book, first published in 1980, provides both a broad review and detailed analysis of the major issues that had been affecting the changing relations between Moscow and the other European Communist parties. In discussing the Spanish, Italian, French and Scandinavian communist parties the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France

    By Iris Moon

    As the official architects of Napoleon, Charles Percier (1764–1838) and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762–1853) designed interiors that responded to the radical ideologies and collective forms of destruction that took place during the French Revolution. The architects visualized new forms of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Personal Diplomacy in the EU

    Political Leadership and Critical Junctures of European Integration

    By Roland Vogt

    At a time when the economic troubles and bailouts of Greece and other European economies are casting significant doubt on the future viability of the Eurozone and the EU, it is crucial to examine the origins of the political will and leadership that is necessary to move the integration process…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Radical Left Party Family in Western Europe, 1989-2015

    By Paolo Chiocchetti

    This book provides an innovative analysis and interpretation of the overall trajectory of the Western European radical left from 1989 to 2015. After the collapse of really existing communism, this party family renewed itself and embarked on a recovery path, seeking to fill the vacuum of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • France’s Political Institutions at 50

    Edited by Emiliano Grossman, Nicolas Sauger

    Fifty years after the creation of the Fifth Republic, French politics is undergoing profound changes. The election of Nicolas Sarkozy has announced a general review of the French political system. A special committee – the comité constitutionnel – is currently drafting a catalogue of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    West European Politics

  • Rethinking the French New Right

    Alternatives to Modernity

    By Tamir Bar-On

    This book focuses on the philosophy, politics and impact of the 'New Right' which originated in France and has since influenced activism, ideology and policy in a number of European countries. This book explores the idea that revolutionaries do not necessarily need to come from the left, nor…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

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