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The International Library of Essays on Political History: The International Library of Essays on Political History


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The Progressive Era in the USA: 1890–1921

The Progressive Era in the USA: 1890–1921

1st Edition

Kristofer Allerfeldt
January 11, 2019

Few periods in American history have been explored as much as the Progressive Era. It is seen as the birth-place of modern American liberalism, as well as the time in which America emerged as an imperial power. Historians and other scholars have struggled to explain the contradictions of this...

European Politics 1815–1848

European Politics 1815–1848

1st Edition

Frederick C. Schneid
May 28, 2011

The three intervening decades between the Congress of Vienna and the Revolutions of 1848 are marked by enormous social, political, economic and cultural change. Liberalism, nationalism, romanticism and industrialism profoundly affected the course of Europe and compelled conservative monarchies to...

Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany

1st Edition

Harald Kleinschmidt
October 28, 2007

The volume reproduces a set of recently-published articles demonstrating the embeddedness of Nazi genocide and other crimes against humanity in a German society that was haunted by practices of denunciation. Far from being an inexplicable invasion of evil into otherwise sound German society, the...

European Political History 1870–1913

European Political History 1870–1913

1st Edition

Thomas Mergel, Benjamin Ziemann
September 28, 2007

The period from 1870 to 1913 saw the emergence of modern mass politics. The extension of the franchise, the development of party structures and political cleavages and growing state intervention mark this period as one of substantial political change. This collection brings together a selection of...

Colonial America and the Early Republic

Colonial America and the Early Republic

1st Edition

Philip N. Mulder
July 18, 2007

Reflecting the best recent scholarship of Early America and the Early Republic, the articles in this collection study the many dimensions of American political history. The authors explore Native American interests and encounters with settlers, diplomatic endeavors, environmental issues, legal...

European Decolonization

European Decolonization

1st Edition

Martin Thomas
June 06, 2007

This collection brings together twenty-one key articles that explore the nature and impact of colonial withdrawal. Ranging across all the European colonial powers, the articles discuss various aspects of decolonization, including the role of political violence, changing popular attitudes to empire...

1848: The Year of Revolutions

1848: The Year of Revolutions

1st Edition

Peter H. Wilson
June 20, 2006

Europe was swept by a wave of revolution in 1848 that had repercussions stretching well beyond the Continent. Governments fell in quick succession or conceded significant reforms, before being rolled back by conservative reaction. Though widely perceived as a failure, the revolution ended the...

Revolutions in the Western World 1775–1825

Revolutions in the Western World 1775–1825

1st Edition

Jeremy Black
May 25, 2006

Considering what has been described as an Age of Revolutions, Black assesses a formative period in world history by examining the North American, European, Haitian and Latin American Revolutions. Causes, courses and consequences are all clarified in the articles selected and an introduction charts...

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