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Todd H. Green
Focusing on the female diaconate’s contributions to education, health care, and poor relief in nineteenth-century Sweden, this book challenges long-standing secularization theories by arguing that modernization created new possibilities and opportunities for religious communities to wield public ...
Pradeep P. Barua, University of Nebraska at Kearney
In The Military Effectiveness of Post Colonial States, Barua examines the war fighting capabilities of Nigeria, Argentina, Egypt and India in the post colonial era.
Edited by Michael H. Clemmesen, Danish Centre for Military History and Marcus Faulkner, King's College London
Northern European Overture to War offers an international perspective on the diplomatic and military factors that shaped the course of events in Northern Europe as the region became increasingly drawn into the wider great power war.
Marco Wyss, Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich
Marco Wyss examines the extensive Anglo-Swiss armaments relationship between 1945 and 1958 in light of their bilateral relations, and thereby assesses the role of arms transfers, neutrality and Britain, as well as the two countries' relationship during the Cold War.
Edited by Kaushik Roy
This collection of seventeen essays based on archival data breaks new ground as regards the contribution of the Indian Army in British war effort during the two World Wars around various parts of the globe.
Edited by Tiina Kinnunen and Ville Kivimäki
Drawing on innovative scholarship on Finland in World War II, this volume offers a comprehensive narrative of politics and combat, well-argued analyses of the ideological, social and cultural aspects of a society at war, and novel interpretations of the memory of war.
Edited by Herman Amersfoort and Wim Klinkert
In the period 1900-1940 the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland reacted in divergent ways to the same foreign military threats. This volume argues that their internal politics and politico-military strategic culture are vital keys to understanding those differences.
Edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe
This volume of essays provides the first major comparative study of the role played by women’s movements and individual female activists in enabling or thwarting the transition from war to peace in Europe in the crucial years 1918 to 1923.
Karim Schelkens, John A. Dick and Jürgen Mettepenningen, with an afterword by David G. Schultenover
Fifty years after Vatican II, the time has arrived to relocate this council against a broad horizon. Therefore, this volume offers a survey of the evolution of Catholicism, from ca. 1830 to the present-day, tying together the renewals proposed by the first and the Second Vatican Councils..
Edited by Jennifer D. Keene and Michael S. Neiberg
Representing the best of cutting-edge scholarship in First World War studies, this anthology demonstrates how conversations among historians across international and cross-disciplinary boundaries enhances our understanding of this global conflict.
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