Call for book proposals: A Modern History of Politics and Violence

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Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

A Modern History of Politics and Violence is a book series that scrutinises the history of political violence in the modern world. It publishes research monographs, edited collections and reference works that explore the movements, cultural settings and wider contexts that have allowed political violence to become, somehow, desirable.

As well as considering the protagonists of violence and cultures that foster violence, books in the series also examine the impact of violence on victims, and its longer-term implications for modern societies too.

Current titles in the series explore themes such as European fascism and genocide, but the series is also seeking submissions that explore contexts beyond Europe, examining political violence in Asian, African and the American settings. It seeks proposals that engage with themes such as:

- Gender and violence 

- The history of emotions and violence 

- Mass violence and genocide

- The history of terrorism

- Transnationalism in relation to political violence

- Violence and revolutionary ideologies

- Cultural memory of violence

- Oral history and violence


A Modern History of Politics and Violence encourages submissions from leading and established scholars as well as early career academics. 

If you have a proposal that you think may be suitable for the series, please do get in touch with the series editor who will be delighted to give you feedback on your idea.