Описание: Using a source-based approach, The Communist Experience in the Twentieth Century is the first text designed to help students, general readers, and scholars understand how people constructed Communist ways of life around the world. Taking a global approach, it extends beyond Russia and Eastern Europe to examine the lives of people in China, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Algeria, Peru, Cuba, and elsewhere. The book provides an inside look at the Communist experience, where people were--sometimes simultaneously so--enthusiasts, reshapers, resisters, and victims of an ideological project that was (and, for some, still is) both humanity's darkest nightmare and brightest hope.
Описание: Shows how the state systematically came to penalize homosexuality, giving rise to a regime of second-class citizenship that sexual minorities still live under today. This title looks at three key arenas of government control - immigration, the military, and welfare.
Описание: This work seeks to elucidate the end of Empire in relation to its beginning, the meaning of British imperialism for the ruled as well as for the rulers, and the significance of the British Empire as a theme in world history. This volume covers the 19th century.
Описание: This volume provides a guide to key welfare practices and developments in the public, private, voluntary and informal welfare sectors in 20th-century Britain, outlining the dominant ideas about welfare in the period in question, and reconciling historical and contemporary concerns.
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