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  • Immigration Policy from 1970 to the Present

    By Rachel Stevens

    This book examines national debates on immigration, asylum seekers and guest worker programs from 1970 to the present. Over the past 45 years, contemporary immigration has had a profound impact throughout North America, Europe and Australasia, yet the admission of ethnically diverse immigrants was…

    Hardback – 2016-02-28 
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  • Public Goods versus Economic Interests

    Global Perspectives on the History of Squatting

    Edited by Freia Anders, Alexander Sedlmaier

    Squatters have played an important role in the history of urban development and social movements, not least by contributing to changes in concepts of property and the distribution and utilization of urban space. In this volume, an interdisciplinary circle of authors provides a historical…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
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  • Colonial Soldiers in Europe, 1914-1945

    "Aliens in Uniform" in Wartime Societies

    Edited by Eric Storm, Ali Al Tuma

    During the first half of the twentieth century, European countries witnessed the arrival of hundreds of thousands of colonial soldiers fighting in European territory (First and Second World War and Spanish Civil War) and coming into contact with European society and culture. For many Europeans,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 
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  • The Global History of the Balfour Declaration

    Declared Nation

    By Maryanne A. Rhett

    This book examines the development and issuance of the Balfour Declaration, the document that set the stage for the creation of the state of Israel, within its global setting. The heart of the book demonstrates that the Declaration developed and contributed to a juncture in a global dialogue about…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
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  • First World War Nursing

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Alison S. Fell, Christine E. Hallett

    This book brings together a collection of works by scholars who have produced some of the most innovative and influential work on the topic of First World War nursing in the last ten years. The contributors employ an interdisciplinary collaborative approach that takes into account multiple facets…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
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  • Ireland in the World

    Comparative, Transnational, and Personal Perspectives

    Edited by Angela McCarthy

    This international edited book collection of ten original contributions from established and emerging scholars explores aspects of Ireland’s place in the world since the 1780s. It imaginatively blends comparative, transnational, and personal perspectives to examine migration in a range of diverse…

    Hardback – 2015-06-26
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  • Transnational Perspectives on Modern Irish History

    By Niall Whelehan

    This book explores the benefits and challenges of transnational history for the study of modern Ireland. In recent years the word "transnational" has become more and more conspicuous in history writing across the globe, with scholars seeking to move beyond national and local frameworks when…

    Hardback – 2014-11-12
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  • The Longue Durée of the Far-Right

    An International Historical Sociology

    Edited by Richard Saull, Alexander Anievas, Neil Davidson, Adam Fabry

    This volume brings together a number of international scholars to offer an original analysis of far-right movements and politics, challenging the existing literature through a very different methodological and theoretical perspective. The approach offered here is that of ‘longue durée’ analysis,…

    Hardback – 2014-08-15
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  • The Ideological Cold War

    The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland

    By Johanna Rainio-Niemi

    This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict.   Following the…

    Hardback – 2014-03-04
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  • War and Displacement in the Twentieth Century

    Global Conflicts

    Edited by Sandra Barkhof, Angela K. Smith

    Human displacement has always been a consequence of war, written into the myths and histories of centuries of warfare. However, the global conflicts of the twentieth century brought displacement to civilizations on an unprecedented scale, as the two World Wars shifted participants around the globe.…

    Hardback – 2014-03-04
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  • Transpacific Revolutionaries

    The Chinese Revolution in Latin America

    By Matthew Rothwell

    This book shows how Maoism was globalized during the 1949-1976 period, highlighting the agency of both Latin American and Chinese actors. While Maoism has long been known to have been influential in many social movements and guerrilla groups in Latin America, author Matthew Rothwell is the first to…

    Hardback – 2012-12-13
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  • Churchill, Roosevelt and India

    Propaganda During World War II

    By Auriol Weigold

    As the United States was drawn into the Second World War, pressure grew from a number of nations for India’s independence. Prime Minister Churchill, in Britain's name, engaged deliberately in propaganda in the United States to persuade the American public and, through it, President Roosevelt that…

    Paperback – 2012-02-27
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  • Charity and Mutual Aid in Europe and North America since 1800

    Edited by Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

    International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
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  • Foundations of Modernity

    Human Agency and the Imperial State

    By Isa Blumi

    Investigating how a number of modern empires transform over the long 19th century (1789-1914) as a consequence of their struggle for ascendancy in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, Foundations of Modernity: Human Agency and the Imperial State moves the study of the modern empire towards a…

    Hardback – 2011-07-20
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  • Genocide and Fascism

    The Eliminationist Drive in Fascist Europe

    By Aristotle Kallis

    This book investigates how fascism – as an ideology and political praxis – reconfigured the ideological, political, and moral landscape of interwar Europe, generating an atmosphere of extreme ‘license’ that facilitated the leap into eliminationist violence. It demonstrates how fascist ideology…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
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  • Restoration and History

    The Search for a Usable Environmental Past

    Edited by Marcus Hall

    Once a forest has been destroyed, should one plant a new forest to emulate the old, or else plant designer forests to satisfy our immediate needs? Should we aim to re-create forests, or simply create them? How does the past shed light on our environmental efforts, and how does the present influence…

    Hardback – 2009-12-23
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  • Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africa

    The Case of Mozambique, 1975-1994

    By Alice Dinerman

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Alice Dinerman offers a detailed chronicle of the Mozambican government’s attempts to revise the country's troubled…

    Hardback – 2006-03-13
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  • Isolation

    Places and Practices of Exclusion

    Edited by Alison Bashford, Carolyn Strange

    This book examines the coercive and legally sanctioned strategies of exclusion and segregation undertaken over the last two centuries in a wide range of contexts. The political and cultural history of this period raises a number of questions about coercive exclusion. The essays in this collection…

    Hardback – 2003-05-08
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