The British Economy since 1914

Author: Rex Pope
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317884897
Release Date: 2014-06-11
Genre: History

An up to date short study which examines the key debates on British economic performance since 1914. Rex Pope considers the indicators and measures involved in assessing economic performance and then looks at issues affecting the economy such as the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the state of world markets, the effect of the two world wars and the importance of cultural attitudes towards industry.

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.

Napoleon and Europe

Author: D. G. Wright
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0582354579
Release Date: 1984
Genre: History

This study provides both an introduction to, and an overview of, Napoleon's impact on France and Europe. It explores his origins and personality, assesses his contribution to the crucial changes in the conduct of warfare during this period, and examines the reasons for the ultimate defeat of his armies and the collapse of the Empire. It concludes with a brief study of the Napoleonic legend and the historical controversies which surround it.

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.

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

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 Renaissance

Author: Alison Brown
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: UOM:39015047700755
Release Date: 1999
Genre: History

First published in 1988, Alison Brown's The Renaissance soon established itself as one of the most popular and useful books on this complex topic. For this expanded Second Edition the author has rewritten the text entirely in the light of the wealth of literature published over the past decade. It contains two new chapters, one on the rise of lordships and the impact of the Black Death and one on Renaissance theatre. As ever, the main focus of the book is on the influence of classical ideas on Italy, and although Florence is still central to the book its uniqueness is now viewed more critically.

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.

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.

Enterprise and Trade in Victorian Britain

Author: D. N. McCloskey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134558278
Release Date: 2013-10-16
Genre: Business & Economics

The essays in this book focus on the controversies concerning Britain's economic performance between the mid-nineteenth century and the First World War. The overriding theme is that Britain's own resources were consistently more productive, more resilient and more successful than is normally assumed. And if the economy's achievement was considerable, the influence on it of external factors (trade, international competition, policy) were much less significant than is normally supposed. The book is structured as follows: Part One: The Method of Historical Economics Part Two: Enterprise in Late Victorian Britain Part Three: Britain in the World Economy, 1846-1913.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny
ISBN: UOM:39015046838804
Release Date: 1998
Genre: American literature