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Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany: The 'Fascist' Style of Rule

Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany: The 'Fascist' Style of Rule

2nd Edition

Alexander J. De Grand
November 11, 2004

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...

Monarchy, Aristocracy and State in Europe 1300-1800

Monarchy, Aristocracy and State in Europe 1300-1800

1st Edition

Hillay Zmora
September 07, 2000

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...

Absolutism in Central Europe

Absolutism in Central Europe

1st Edition

Peter Wilson
June 01, 2000

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...

Impressionists and Politics: Art and Democracy in the Nineteenth Century

Impressionists and Politics: Art and Democracy in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

Philip Nord
March 16, 2000

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...

Urban Politics in Early Modern Europe

Urban Politics in Early Modern Europe

1st Edition

Christopher R. Friedrichs
February 24, 2000

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...

Popular Politics in Nineteenth Century England

Popular Politics in Nineteenth Century England

1st Edition

Rohan McWilliam, Rohan Mcwilliam
May 07, 1998

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...

Catholic Politics in Europe, 1918-1945

Catholic Politics in Europe, 1918-1945

1st Edition

Martin Conway
May 22, 1997

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...

Politics and the Rise of the Press: Britain and France 1620-1800

Politics and the Rise of the Press: Britain and France 1620-1800

1st Edition

Bob Harris
September 12, 1996

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,...

Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: Fascist Dictatorships and Liberal Democracies

Population Politics in Twentieth Century Europe: Fascist Dictatorships and Liberal Democracies

1st Edition

Maria-Sophia Quine
November 02, 1995

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...

Environment and History: The taming of nature in the USA and South Africa

Environment and History: The taming of nature in the USA and South Africa

1st Edition

William Beinart, Peter Coates
July 13, 1995

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...

Medicine in the Making of Modern Britain, 1700-1920

Medicine in the Making of Modern Britain, 1700-1920

1st Edition

Christopher Lawrence
July 14, 1994

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...

The Remaking of the British Working Class, 1840-1940

The Remaking of the British Working Class, 1840-1940

1st Edition

Andrew Miles, Mike Savage
June 30, 1994

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...

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