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The destruction of democracy

Kylie Galbraith

Kylie Galbraith is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The British Press and Nazi Germany : Reporting from the Reich, 1933–9

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Following the March 1933 election, the British press was confronted in Germany by a Nazi regime that was now likely to be permanent. That democracy would be destroyed...

Towards a Transnational and Global History of Demographic and Migratory Processes and Discourses

The Practice of Global History : European Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Fifty years ago, due to a focus on national frameworks and national political communities, there were strong arguments against making demography a global science. Alfred Sauvy – the famous French demographer and author...

Hitler becomes chancellor

Kylie Galbraith

Kylie Galbraith is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The British Press and Nazi Germany : Reporting from the Reich, 1933–9

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...On 30 January 1933, Adolf Hitler, leader of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, was appointed chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg. Hitler and his Nazi Party were not unknown to the British press. Since...

Comparison in political history

Mikhail Krom

Mikhail Krom is Professor of Comparative Studies in History at European University at St. Petersburg, Russia. He is the author of Historical Anthropology (2010) and The Widowed Tsardom: The Political Crisis in Russia in the 1530s and the 1540s (2010). He is also the editor of History and Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Studies at the Turn of the 21st Century (co-edited with David Sabean and Gadi Algazi, 2006) and The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade Around Europe 1300-1600 (co-edited with Wim Blockmans and Justyna Wubs-Mroziewicz, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth Guyatt

Elizabeth Guyatt has translated from Russian since living and working in Moscow in the 1990s. She chaired the Translating Division of the Chartered Institute of Linguists from 2016-2018. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Historical Comparison

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...As the oldest form of historical writing, political history has long been an area of comparative research. Thus as far back as 1890 Langlois drew attention to numerous resemblances between...

Regional History

Xosé M. Núñez

Xosé M. Núñez Seixas is Professor of Modern History at the University of Santiago de Compostela Santiago, Spain Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The emergence of modern regions, as a community embodied with some common cultural, geographic, and ethnographic traits, but devoid of sovereignty and always subordinated to a superior entity (the nation), is intrinsically...

Post-1990: Searching for Meaning

Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, USA. His books include Crisis of Empire (2015), Military Strategy: A Global History (2020) and Naval Warfare (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contesting History : Narratives of Public History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Remembering Empire In February 2013, Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, laid a wreath at the memorial to the 1919 Amritsar massacre in India, as well as bowing his head, and standing...

Key Features of Citizenship and Its Intersections with History Education

Everardo Perez-Manjarrez

Everardo Perez-Manjarrez is Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mario Carretero

Mario Carretero is Professor at the Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain, and FLACSO, Argentina Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Citizenship is a keystone concept in human development and social science research. The role of citizenship in the democratic growth of societies is crucial, as it provides individuals and collectives with a stable framework...

(En)Countering the cult of the dead: The Langemarck Hall memorial

Clare Copley

Clare Copley is Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazi Buildings, Cold War Traces and Governmentality in Post-Unification Berlin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The most overt confrontation between reason and myth occurs at the western extreme of the Olympic Complex in the structure housing the Langemarck Hall, built as part of the 1936 Reichssportfeld as a national memorial to all German...

The Anglican Church

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Among the most unconventional of African anticolonial activists were the Trumpeters or Strivers who, from the late 1940s onwards, gathered outside churches in northern Uganda to demand reform. Their message, which was often amplified...

The Commonwealth

Spencer Mawby

Spencer Mawby is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the end of the British Empire in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, including The Transformation and Decline of the British Empire: Decolonisation after the First World War (2015) and Ordering Independence: The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-1969 (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The End of Empire in Uganda : Decolonization and Institutional Conflict, 1945–79

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Uganda has played a singular role in Commonwealth affairs and Commonwealth affairs have had an unusual impact on politics in Uganda. In 1977 it was Idi Amin’s military regime that became the first member of the organization to be subjected...