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  • The Democratic Peace and Territorial Conflict in the Twentieth Centuryby Paul K. Huth; Todd L. Allee

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 39.00

    A new and original challenge to the foundations of the democratic peace literature. more...

  • Exile Armiesby Matthew Bennett; Paul Latawski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 117.00

    Operating from outside their homelands, exile armies have been an understudied phenomenon in history and international politics. From avoiding the fate of being a mere tool for a patron power to facing issues regarding their military efficacy and political legitimacy, exiled armies have found their journey home a tortuous one. This collection of essays... more...

  • Civil Wars of the Worldby KARL DEROUEN JR.; Uk Heo

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 195.00

    At a time when historians are devoting more and more research to conflicts within nations, Civil Wars of the World: Major Conflicts since World War II is an invaluable addition to the available resources. In two volumes, it ranges around the globe to cover the most volatile and deadly civil wars of the past 60 years, including the bloody impasses in... more...

  • Memory, Trauma and World Politicsby Dr Duncan Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 31.00

    Memory, Trauma and World Politics focuses on the effect that the memory of traumatic episodes (especially war and genocide) has on shaping contemporary political identities. Theoretically sophisticated and empirically rich, this book is an incisive treatment of the ways in which the study of social memory can inform global politics analysis. more...

  • Tyrantsby David Wallechinsky

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99

    Today more than ever, international headlines are dominated by dispatches from the many dictatorships that still dot the globe. Although Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has been deposed, North Korea's Kim Jong-il continues to attract attention on the world stage; at the same time, other dictatorships, led by royal families, military juntas, and single... more...

  • Peculiar Liaisons in War, Espionage, and Terrorism of the Twentieth Centuryby John Craig

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Presenting famous and infamous individuals and events that have shaped the current Western civilization, this book illustrates how America has arrived at our present dilemma of a unique “war on terror.”John Craig details the unusual and often profound con more...

  • In Europeby Geert Mak

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 21.00

    From the First World War to the waning days of the Cold War, a poignant exploration on what it means to be European at the end of the twentieth-century. Geert Mak crisscrosses Europe from Verdun to Berlin, Saint Petersburg to Srebrenica in search of evidence and witnesses of the last hundred years of Europe. Using his skills as an acclaimed journalist,... more...

  • World News Digest Yearbook 2007by Facts on File News Services

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 144.00

    Presents a permanent archive of key events and trends that can stand as a historical record of the past year. This title includes the "Annual Index". It also features handy cross-references that point researchers directly from one week's news story to exactly the background they need in earlier issues. more...

  • Modern Guerrilla Insurgencyby ANTHONY JOES

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 94.00

    This study argues that guerrilla insurgencies will be a major feature of the post-Cold War international scene, and that the advisability of intervention in some of them will become a serious issue in American politics. Americans therefore need to refine their understanding of insurgency. Anthony James Joes analyzes several major insurgencies of this... more...

  • A Dictionary of Contemporary World Historyby Jan Palmowski

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 15.99

    This authoritative dictionary provides in-depth coverage of major recent historical events, from 1900 to the present day. It includes country entries for every country in the world, with maps and historical summaries. Additionally, the dictionary includes biographical entries on major historical and cultural figures, political and military leaders,... more...