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Great Britain: Identities, Institutions and the Idea of Britishness since 1500

Great Britain: Identities, Institutions and the Idea of Britishness since 1500

1st Edition

Keith Robbins
November 24, 1997

This is a timely exploration of national identity in Great Britain over nine hundred years of history. Our attitudes to the nation state are changing - national assemblies in Scotland and Wales and growing pressures for regional assemblies. In his vigorous new survey, Professor Robbins provides the...

Russia: The Tsarist and Soviet Legacy

Russia: The Tsarist and Soviet Legacy

2nd Edition

Edward Acton
May 17, 1995

This text has established itself as the best general introduction to Russian history, providing a forceful and highly readable survey from earliest times to the post-Soviet State. At the heart of the book is the changing relationship between the State and Russian society at large. The second...

Italy Since 1800: A Nation in the Balance?

Italy Since 1800: A Nation in the Balance?

1st Edition

Roger Absalom
February 13, 1995

Since unification, Italy has grown from a backward agrarian society into one of the world's leading industrial powers. Yet her history exhibits spectacular disunities, inconsistencies and paradoxes. Dominated by political Catholicism, she has also been home to Fascism, the mafia, and the largest...

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