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  • Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany

    The 'Fascist' Style of Rule, 2nd Edition

    By Alexander J. De Grand

    Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany provides a succinct and provocative introduction to Italian fascism and German nazism. Incorporating recent historical research together with original and challenging arguments, Alexander J. De Grand examines:* the similarities and differences in the early development…

    Paperback – 2004-11-11
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  • Monarchy, Aristocracy and State in Europe 1300-1800

    By Hillay Zmora

    Monarchy, Aristocracy and the State in Europe 1300 - 1800 is an important survey of the relationship between monarchy and state in early modern European history. Spanning five centuries and covering England, France, Spain, Germany and Austria, this book considers the key themes in the formation of…

    Paperback – 2000-09-07
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  • Absolutism in Central Europe

    By Peter Wilson

    Absolutism in Central Europe is about the form of European monarchy known as absolutism, how it was defined by contemporaries, how it emerged and developed, and how it has been interpreted by historians, political and social scientists. This book investigates how scholars from a variety of…

    Paperback – 2000-06-01
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  • Impressionists and Politics

    Art and Democracy in the Nineteenth Century

    By Philip Nord

    Impressionists and Politics is an accessible introduction to the current debates about Impressionism. Was the artistic movement really radical and innovative? Is the term "Impressionism" itself an adequate characterization of the movement of painters and critics that took the mid-nineteenth century…

    Paperback – 2000-03-16
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  • Urban Politics in Early Modern Europe

    By Christopher R. Friedrichs

    Urban Politics in Early Modern Europe is an important survey of the complex relationships between urban politics and regional and national politics in Europe from 1500 to 1789. In an era when the national state was far less developed than today, crucial decisions about economic, religious and…

    Paperback – 2000-02-24
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  • Popular Politics in Nineteenth Century England

    By Rohan McWilliam, Rohan Mcwilliam

    Popular Politics in Nineteenth Century England provides an accessible introduction to the culture of English popular politics between 1815 and 1900, the period from Luddism to the New Liberalism. This is an area that has attracted great historical interest and has undergone fundamental revision in…

    Paperback – 1998-05-07
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  • Catholic Politics in Europe, 1918-1945

    By Martin Conway

    The history of Catholic political movements has long been a missing dimension of the history of Europe during the twentieth century. Martin Conway explores the fascinating history of Catholic political movements in Europe between 1918 and 1945, demonstrating the crucial role which Catholics played…

    Paperback – 1997-05-22
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  • Politics and the Rise of the Press

    Britain and France 1620-1800

    By Bob Harris

    Politics and the Rise of the Press compares the rise of the newspaper press in Britain and France, and assesses how it influenced political life and political culture. From its social, economic and political sources, to its importance for the middling ranks in eighteenth-century British society,…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12
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  • Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe

    Fascist Dictatorships and Liberal Democracies

    By Maria-Sophia Quine

    Maria Sophia Quine demystifies the population policies of fascist regimes by looking at them in the wider context of how societies in general reacted to the profound economic changes brought by industrialization. Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: * provides an original, comparative…

    Paperback – 1995-11-02
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  • Environment and History

    The taming of nature in the USA and South Africa

    By William Beinart, Peter Coates

    The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this neglected aspect of the history of settler…

    Paperback – 1995-07-13
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  • Medicine in the Making of Modern Britain, 1700-1920

    By Christopher Lawrence

    Christopher Lawrence's critical overview of medicine's place in the development of modern Britain examines the significance of the clinical encounter in contemporary society. * first short synoptic study of its kind * breaks new ground by bringing together specialised scholarship into a broad…

    Paperback – 1994-07-14
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  • The Remaking of the British Working Class, 1840-1940

    By Andrew Miles, Mike Savage

    Mike Savage and Andrew Miles provide a comprehensive introduction to the working class in Britain in the years after 1840. This textbook: * Includes a provocative, timely and clear defence of class analysis * Breaks new ground in showing how social mobility and urban change affected working class…

    Paperback – 1994-06-30
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  • The Italian Risorgimento

    State, Society and National Unification

    By Lucy Riall

    The Risorgimento was a turbulent and decisive period in the history of Italy. Lucy Riall's engaging account is the first book of its kind on the upheavals of the years between 1815 and 1860, when a series of crises destabilised the states of Restoration Italy and led to the creation of a troubled…

    Paperback – 1994-05-26
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  • The Rise of Regional Europe

    By Christopher Harvie

    In the 1970s and 1980s there was a steady transfer of power in mainland Europe to new, powerful regional authorities and these, in their turn, started to build up a new form of intra-European co-operation. With the acceleration of European integration, the rise of the multinational firm and new…

    Paperback – 1993-12-09
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  • The French Revolution

    Rethinking the Debate

    By Gwynne Lewis

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1993-07-22
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  • The Decline of Industrial Britain

    1870-1980

    By Michael Dintenfass

    Michael Dintenfass provides a challenging account of Britain's economic performance since 1870. He combines a succinct, clearly-written survey of recent scholarly work in British economic and business history with an original interpretive alternative to the institutionalized accounts of Britain's…

    Paperback – 1992-10-29
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