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Mussolini and Fascist Italy

Mussolini and Fascist Italy

3rd Edition

Martin Blinkhorn
August 25, 2006

In Mussolini and Fascist Italy Martin Blinkhorn explains the significance of the man, the movement and the regime which dominated Italian life between 1922 and the closing stages of the Second World War.  He examines:   those aspects of post-Risorgimento Italy which provided the...

Bismarck and the German Empire: 1871–1918

Bismarck and the German Empire: 1871–1918

2nd Edition

Lynn Abrams, Lynn Abrams
April 11, 2006

Updated and expanded, this second edition of Bismarck and the German Empire, 1871–1918 is an accessible introduction to this important period in German history. Providing both a narrative of events at the time and an analysis of social and cultural developments across the period, Lynn Abrams...

Sir Robert Peel: Statesmanship, Power and Party

Sir Robert Peel: Statesmanship, Power and Party

2nd Edition

Eric J. Evans
March 06, 2006

Sir Robert Peel provides an accessible and concise introduction to the life and career of one of the most political leaders of the nineteenth century. Perhaps best known for seeing through the Repeal of the Corn Laws, Peel had an enormous impact on political life of his age and beyond. Eric J....

The Origins of the Second World War 1933-1941

The Origins of the Second World War 1933-1941

2nd Edition

Ruth Henig
February 03, 2005

Updated and expanded throughout to take into consideration the most up-to-date historical research, this new edition of The Origins of the Second World War analyzes the reasons for the outbreak of the Second World War. Experienced historian Ruth Henig considers: * the long-term factors...

Stalin and Stalinism

Stalin and Stalinism

2nd Edition

Alan Wood, Alan Wood
December 02, 2004

The second edition of a best-selling pamphlet, Stalin and Stalinism has been fully updated to take in new debates and controversies which have emerged since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Considering the ways in which Stalin's legacy still affects attitudes in and towards post-Soviet...

The Origins of the Russian Revolution, 1861-1917

The Origins of the Russian Revolution, 1861-1917

3rd Edition

Alan Wood
June 26, 2003

Alan Wood provides a concise introduction to the Russian Revolution and its origins dating back to the emancipation of the Russian peasant serfs in 1861. The third edition of this successful pamphlet brings the historiography up to date to include the multitude of research in the last ten years...

The Age of Discovery, 1400-1600

The Age of Discovery, 1400-1600

2nd Edition

David Arnold
April 25, 2002

The Age of Discovery explores one of the most dramatic features of the late medieval and early modern period: when voyagers from Western Europe led by Spain and Portugal set out across the world and established links with Africa, Asia and the Americas. This book examines the main motivations behind...

The Origins of the First World War

The Origins of the First World War

3rd Edition

Ruth Henig, Ruth Henig
October 18, 2001

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The French Wars 1792-1815

The French Wars 1792-1815

1st Edition

Charles Esdaile
June 21, 2001

A highly original and critical introduction to the revolutionary and napoleonic conflicts. It illuminates the less well-known areas of the subject, such as the changing atttitude of the French people towards Napoleon, as well as providing a balanced account of the campaigns of Wellington and...

Hitler and Nazism

Hitler and Nazism

2nd Edition

Richard Geary
July 20, 2000

Hitler and Nazism is an essential introduction to a notorious figure and crucial theme in modern European history. Focusing on the key themes of Nazi domestic policy, this book draws together the results of recent research into a concise analysis of the nature of Nazi rule and its impact on German...

Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy, 1558-1603

Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy, 1558-1603

1st Edition

Susan Doran
February 10, 2000

At her accession in 1558 Elizabeth I inherited a troublesome legacy with a long history of wars against France and Scotland. This international situation was becoming a huge financial burden on the English crown and economy.Elizabeth I and Foreign Policy describes and assesses England's foreign...

Ireland in Conflict 1922-1998

Ireland in Conflict 1922-1998

1st Edition

T.G. Fraser
October 14, 1999

Ireland in Conflict, 1922-1998 sets out the main political, economic and social developments in Ireland, north and south of the border, since the 1922 treaty. This book explains the troubles in their context and examines the underlying tensions which led to prolonged violence after a period of...

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