The Attlee Governments 1945 1951

Author: Kevin Jefferys
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317898931
Release Date: 2014-01-14
Genre: History

In 1945 the Labour Government set about a major transformation of British society, Dr Jefferys's analyses the main changes and relates them to debates within the Labour party, on the nature of its aims and how best to achieve them.

Anti semitism Before the Holocaust

Author: Albert S. Lindemann
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0582369649
Release Date: 2000-01
Genre: History

*JN279-3, 0-582-36964-9, Lindemann, Albert, Anti-Semitism Before the Holocaust*? An important new study on a complex and highly controversial topic, anti-Semitism over the past three thousand years, from ancient times right through to the twentieth century inter-war period and the Nazi Holocaust. Books in this Seminar Studies in History series bridge the gap between textbook and specialist survey and consists of a brief "Introduction" and/or "Background" to the subject, valuable in bringing the reader up-to-speed on the area being examined, followed by a substantial and authoritative section of "Analysis" focusing on the main themes and issues. There is a succinct "Assessment" of the subject, a generous selection of "Documents" and a detailed bibliography. Examines all countries where anti-Semitism manifested itself including Russia, the US, Poland, England, Germany, South Africa and Holland. those interested in Jewish History or the study of anti-Semitism.

Attlee

Author: David Howell
Publisher: Haus Publishing
ISBN: 1904950647
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Former British Prime Minister best known for the creation of the National Health Service.

The Weimar Republic

Author: John Hiden
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: UOM:39015056789087
Release Date: 1996
Genre: History

It is often assumed that the Weimar Republic was bound to fail due to the harsh terms of the Versailles Settlement. Professor Hiden dispels this simplistic view and shows that it was a complex set of factors which finally brought Hitler to power. This clear and balanced study is now fully revised - for the first time since its publication in 1974 - to take account of the latest research.

Peter the Great

Author: William Marshall
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0582003555
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

SEMINAR STUDIES IN HISTORYEdited by Roger Lockyer(Emeritus Reader in History, in the University of London)This famous series examines key themes in British, European and World history in short, succinct volumes. The text is supported by primary material in a Documents section, a full bibliography and an index; where appropriate there are maps, chronologies and glossaries. All the books in the series are written by experts in the field who are not only familiar with the latest research but have often contributed to it. Works of scholarship in their own right, the books also provide a survey of current historical interpretations. Longman has now inaugurated a major programme of renewal and expansion for Seminar Studies, with many new titles and new editions in the pipeline. Existing books are being re-presented in a larger, more reader-friendly format as they reprint; and new books and new editions are being reset into an entirely new page design. Peter the Great was an unusual man and a most unusual tsar. His reign (1682-1725) had a momentous impact on the development of modern Russia and a study of it is crucial for an understanding of Russia's development from backwater to twentie

The Italian Risorgimento

Author: Martin Clark
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited
ISBN: 0582003539
Release Date: 1998
Genre: History

This excellent engrossing short study gets a much needed update in the guise of a newSeminar Study in History. Losing none of its original charm, Clark's introduction to the Risorgimento is now supplemented with primary source material and maps. Clark's excellent introduction to the Risorgimento gets an update in the new Seminar Studies format Covers in detail the social, economic and religious contexts Contains a glossary of terms, primary source material, and maps

The Inter war Crisis 1919 1939

Author: R. J. Overy
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:39015056214284
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: History

Looks at world history during the time between the First and Second World wars.

The Holocaust

Author: David Engel
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UOM:39015056827259
Release Date: 2000
Genre: History

This text offers a concise and up-to-date introduction to the infamous event. The author examines how 5.8 million European Jews could die at the hands of the Third Reich during World War Two.

The Origins of the Cold War 1941 1949

Author: Martin McCauley
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0582276594
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Cold War

"The Origins of the Cold War, Third Edition covers the formative years of the extraordinary struggle between the two superpowers, the Soviet Union and the United States. In a clear and concise manner, Martin McCauley explains how the Cold War originated and developed and unravels some of the complex issues that gave rise to the Cold War."--BOOK JACKET.

The Scramble for Africa

Author: Muriel Evelyn Chamberlain
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: STANFORD:36105029155103
Release Date: 1999
Genre: History

Uses case histories from Egypt to Zimbabwe to explore the European conquest and partition of Africa, contrasting the Victorian image of Africa with the results of twentieth-century research on the history of the continent.

The Constitutional Monarchy in France 1814 48

Author: Pamela M. Pilbeam
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:39015052930081
Release Date: 2000
Genre: History

Historians in France assume that the restoration of Monarchy after the defeat of Napoleon was doomed , but Pamela Pilbeam reveals that , although the French experimented with two Monarchies and a republic (1814-48), there was substantial stability. The institutional framework constructed during the Revolutionary years (1789-1814) remained intact and the ruling elites retained basic control. Books in this Seminar Studies in History series bridge the gap between textbook and specialist survey and consists of a brief "Introduction" and/or "Background" to the subject, valuable in bringing the reader up-to-speed on the area being examined, followed by a substantial and authoritative section of "Analysis" focusing on the main themes and issues. There is a succinct "Assessment" of the subject, a generous selection of "Documents" and a detailed bibliography. This is the first compact recent history of the period in English and contains extracts from diaries, memoirs, novels, and cartoons which explore the events through eye witnesses. For those interested in French history.

Poverty and Poor Law Reform in Britain

Author: David Englander
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: STANFORD:36105021326140
Release Date: 1998
Genre: History

The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 is one of the most important pieces of social legislation ever enacted. Its principles and the workhouse system dominated attitudes to welfare provision for the next 80 years. This new Seminar Study explores the changing ideas to poverty over this period and assesses current debates on Victorian attitudes to the poor. David Englander reviews the old system of poor relief; he considers how the New Poor Law was enacted and received and looks at how it worked in practice. The chapter on the Scottish experience will be particularly welcomed, as will Dr Englander's discussion of the place of the Poor Law within British history.

Bismarck and Germany 1862 1890

Author: D. G. Williamson
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0582293219
Release Date: 1998
Genre: History

This study provides students with a concise, up-to-date and analytical account of Bismarck's role in modern German history. Williamson guides readers through the complex events leading to the defeats of Austria and France in 1866 and 1870 and the subsequent creation of a united Germany in January 1871. He then explores the domestic and foreign problems Bismarck faced up to 1890 in consolidating unification.

The First World War

Author: Stuart Robson
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0582315565
Release Date: 1998
Genre: History

Examines the historical and cultural events preceding, during, and following the First World War.