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Alcohol Flows Across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

Alcohol Flows Across Cultures: Drinking Cultures in Transnational and Comparative Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Waltraud Ernst
March 30, 2020

This book maps changing patterns of drinking. Emphasis is laid on the connected histories of different regions and populations across the globe regarding consumption patterns, government policies, economics and representations of alcohol and drinking. Its transnational perspective facilitates an...

Red Money for the Global South: East–South Economic Relations in the Cold War

Red Money for the Global South: East–South Economic Relations in the Cold War

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Max Trecker
March 25, 2020

Red Money for the Global South explores the relationship of the East with the “new” South after decolonization, with a particular focus on the economic motives of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and other parties that were all striving for mutual cooperation. During the Cold War,...

Intellectuals in the Latin Space during the Era of Fascism: Crossing Borders

Intellectuals in the Latin Space during the Era of Fascism: Crossing Borders

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Valeria Galimi, Annarita Gori
March 12, 2020

This volume investigates a galaxy of diverse networks and intellectual actors who engaged in a broad political environment, from conservatism to the most radical right, between the World Wars. Looking beyond fascism, it considers the less-investigated domain of the 'Latin space', which is both...

The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate

The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate

1st Edition

Sarah Gendron
February 05, 2020

The Co-opting of Education by Extremist Factions: Professing Hate is a study of the ways in which various extremist groups have appropriated education for social manipulation in order to gain political power, and, in some cases, to incite violence. It is a detailed exploration of case studies...

Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century

Union and Disunion in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

James Gregory, Daniel J.R. Grey
December 05, 2019

This volume examines the nineteenth century not only through episodes, institutions, sites and representations concerned with union, concord and bonds of sympathy, but also through moments of secession, separation, discord and disjunction. Its lens extends from the local and regional, through to...

Marginalized Groups, Inequalities and the Post-War Welfare State: Whose Welfare?

Marginalized Groups, Inequalities and the Post-War Welfare State: Whose Welfare?

1st Edition

Monika Baár, Paul van Trigt
October 28, 2019

Examining the ways in which societies treat their most vulnerable members has long been regarded as revealing of the bedrock beliefs and values that guide the social order. However, academic research about the post-war welfare state is often focused on mainstream arrangements or on one social group...

Reforming Senates: Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present

Reforming Senates: Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present

1st Edition

Nikolaj Bijleveld, Colin Grittner, David E. Smith, Wybren Verstegen
October 18, 2019

This new study of senates in small powers across the North Atlantic shows that the establishment and the reform of these upper legislative houses have followed remarkably parallel trajectories. Senate reforms emerged in the wake of deep political crises within the North Atlantic world and were...

Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe

Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe

1st Edition

Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai, Michał Przeperski
October 17, 2019

Why does 1968 matter today? The authors of this volume believe that it is a crucial point of reference for current developments, especially the ‘illiberal turn’ both in Europe and America. If we want to understand it, we need to look back into 1968 – the year that founded the...

India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches

India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches

1st Edition

Ruth Maxey, Paul McGarr
October 10, 2019

India at 70: Multidisciplinary Approaches examines Indian independence in August 1947 and its multiple afterlives. With nine contributions by a range of international scholars, it interrogates 1947 and its complex, bloody aftermath in historical, political and aesthetic terms. This original...

Making Sense of Mining History: Themes and Agendas

Making Sense of Mining History: Themes and Agendas

1st Edition

Stefan Berger, Peter Alexander
October 07, 2019

This book draws together international contributors to analyse a wide range of aspects of mining history across the globe including mining archaeology, technologies of mining, migration and mining, the everyday life of the miner, the state and mining, industrial relations in mining, gender and...

1917 and the Consequences

1917 and the Consequences

1st Edition

Gerhard Besier, Katarzyna Stokłosa
October 03, 2019

The Russian Revolution of 1917 has been one of the most important events of modern history. It changed the course of the events not only in Russia but, on a wider scale, across the world while it influenced the flow of history throughout the twentieth century until the fall of the Soviet Union and,...

Contesting the Origins of the First World War: An Historiographical Argument

Contesting the Origins of the First World War: An Historiographical Argument

1st Edition

Troy R E Paddock
August 27, 2019

Contesting the Origins of the First World War challenges the Anglophone emphasis on Germany as bearing the primary responsibility in causing the conflict and instead builds upon new perspectives to reconsider the roles of the other Great Powers. Using the work of Terrance Zuber, Sean McMeekin,...

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