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20th Century History - 1900 to 2000

 

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    • 20th Century History - 1900 to 2000

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Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

£22.99

Otto Saumarez Smith

9780198865193
Paperback
September 2020

In this volume, Otto Saumarez Smith recounts the fraught history of the urban development of British city centres in the 1960s, uncovering the planning philosophy, and the political, cultural, and legislative background that created the conditions for these transformations to occur across the country.

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Gender and the Great War

£25.99

Susan R. Grayzel, Tammy M. Proctor

9780190271084
Paperback
July 2017

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The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921

£23.99

Mark D. Steinberg

9780199227631
Paperback
December 2016

Oxford Histories

A new history of the Russian Revolution, exploring how people experienced it in their own lives, from Bloody Sunday in 1905 to the final shots of the civil war in 1921. The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 focuses on human experience to address key issues of inequality, power, and violence, and ideas of justice and freedom.

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Patterns of Modern Chinese History

£41.99

Charles Desnoyers

9780199946457
Paperback
April 2016

Patterns of Modern Chinese History offers a broad narrative of the period starting with the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) to the present. Providing in-depth coverage of modern Chinese history, this introductory yet detailed text utilizes proven pedagogical features and a fluid narrative to examine large patterns and their origins, interactions, and adaptations. Its versatile organization accommodates both chronological and thematic approaches. The narrative begins at the height of imperial China's wealth and power, tracing it through its downward spiral and ultimate demise, and following its revolutions, civil wars, invasions, radical political interlude, and rise once again to world prominence.

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Apartheid, 1948-1994

£22.49

Saul Dubow

9780199550678
Paperback
May 2014

Oxford Histories

This fresh interpretation of apartheid South Africa integrates histories of resistance with the analysis of power - asking not only why apartheid was defeated, but how it came to survive for so long.

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A War of Peoples 1914-1919

£22.49

Adrian Gregory

9780199542581
Paperback
May 2014

Oxford Histories

This new perspective on the First World War offers a concise narrative of the war in its global context, from the first military actions in July 1914 to the signing of the peace treaty by Germany in July 1919, and explores how our understanding of the war has changed over time.

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Nazi Germany

£27.99

Jane Caplan

9780199276875
Paperback
April 2008

Oxford Short History of Germany

An authoritative and up-to-date history of Nazi Germany, with each chapter written by an internationally acknowledged expert in the field, covering everything from the ideological origins of Nazism, through the history of politics and society in the 'Third Reich', to the aftermath of National Socialism in postwar German history and memory.

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Fascism

£35.99

Roger Griffin

9780192892492
Paperback
June 1995

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