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  • Turning Points in Ending the Cold Warby Kiron K. Skinner

    Hoover Institution Press 2007; US$ 14.99

    The expert contributors examine the end of détente and the beginning of the new phase of the cold war in the early 1980s, Reagan's radical new strategies aimed at changing Soviet behavior, the peaceful democratic revolutions in Poland and Hungary, the events that brought about the reunification of Germany, the role of events in Third World countries,... more...

  • Die geteilte Nationby Andreas Hilger; Oliver Wrochem

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    Debatten über das nation-building im 20. Jahrhundert konzentrieren sich in der Regel auf Staaten, die sich nach Kriegen oder während der Dekolonisation neu konstituierten. Die zurückbleibenden (Teil-)Staaten und Gesellschaften standen jedoch ihrerseits vor der Aufgabe, multidimensionale Verlusterfahrungen in das überkommene Selbstverständnis zu integrieren... more...

  • Secret Intelligence in the European States System, 1918-1989by Jonathan Haslam; Karina Urbach

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    The history of secret intelligence, like secret intelligence itself, is fraught with difficulties surrounding both the reliability and completeness of the sources, and the motivations behind their release?which can be the product of ongoing propaganda efforts as well as competition among agencies. Indeed, these difficulties lead to the Scylla and... more...

  • Geschichte Europas im 20. Jahrhundertby Helmut Altrichter; Walther L. Bernecker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2004; US$ 26.49

    Der Band berichtet von der wechselvollen politischen Geschichte Europas im 20. Jahrhundert. Er skizziert den Zustand nach der Jahrhundertwende, als sich der Kontinent am Ende des "langen 19. Jahrhunderts" auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Macht befand; er schildert die konfliktreiche Zwischenkriegszeit, das Scheitern der parlamentarischen Demokratien,... more...

  • CDS Spreads in European Periphery - Some Technical Issues to Considerby Manmohan Singh; Mohsan Bilal

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    This paper looks at some technical issues when using CDS data, and if these are incorporated, the analysis or regression results are likely to benefit. The paper endorses the use of stochastic recovery in CDS models when estimating probability of default (PD) and suggests that stochastic recovery may be a better harbinger of distress signals than fixed... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Europeby Michael D. Richards; Paul R. Waibel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History presents readers with a concise and accessible survey of the most significant themes and political events that shaped European history in the 20th and 21st centuries. Features updates that include a new chapter that reviews major political and economic trends since 1989 and an extensively revised chapter... more...

  • World War I for Kidsby R. Kent Rasmussen

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    An educational and interactive children?s guide to the Great War   In time for the 2014 centennial of the start of the Great War, this activity book provides an intriguing and comprehensive look at World War I, which involved all of the world?s superpowers during a time of great technological and societal change. Emphasizing connections among... more...

  • Global Commons im 20. Jahrhundertby Isabella Löhr; Andrea Rehling

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    With its international perspective and by situating itself ?beyond the market and state,? this volume promises to generate many new insights for readers. Space and territorialization, global integration and statehood, law and international organizations ? these dimensions of the global commons enrich our perspectives on the Cold War, decolonization,... more...

  • Great War Britain Bradfordby Dr Kathryn Hughes

    The History Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    The First World War claimed 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Bradford offers an intimate portrait of the city and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts... more...

  • Personalities, War and Diplomacyby T.G. Otte; C. Pagedas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Combines essays on the "personality dimension" in the 19th and 20th century international history, placing in a proper historical perspective the impact of individual diplomats, politicians and military strategists on foreign policy-making. more...