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  • The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Oby Samuel P. Huntington

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.99

    The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, more relevant than ever in the post-9/11 world, with a new foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Since its initial publication, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order has become a classic work of international relations and one of the most influential books ever written about... more...

  • Twentieth-Century War and Conflictby Gordon Martel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Drawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential information on the conflicts and concepts that shaped global warfare in the twentieth-century and up to the present day. Provides essential coverage of twentieth-century warfare across the world Incorporates entries... more...

  • Zero-Sum Worldby Gideon Rachman

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 8.74

    The economic crisis that struck the world in 2008 has drastically altered the logic of international relations. Globalisation no longer benefits all the world's superpowers and they face an array of global problems that are causing division between nations. A win-win world is giving way to a zero-sum world. Zero-sum logic, in which one country's... more...

  • Common Places.by Seanna Sumalee Oakley

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 84.50

    While a great deal of postcolonial criticism has examined how the processes of hybridity, mestizaje, creolization, and syncretism impact African diasporic literature, Oakley employs the heuristic of the “commonplace” to recast our sense of the politics of such literature. Her analysis of commonplace poetics reveals that postcolonial poetic... more...

  • Cold Warby James R. Arnold; Roberta Wiener

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 89.00

    The impact of the Cold War is still being felt around the world today. This insightful single-volume reference captures the events and personalities of the era, while also inspiring critical thinking about this still-controversial period. more...

  • Physik im Kalten Kriegby Christian Forstner; Dieter Hoffmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    ¿Während des Kalten Krieges spielten die physikalischen Wissenschaften eine zentrale Rolle in den beiden Machtblöcken. Die Beiträge in diesem Sammelband nehmen zum einen das Extrem dieses Spannungsverhältnisses in den Blick, wie Ideologie und Politik die Entwicklung der Physik beeinflussten und deformierten oder wie diese Lebensläufe... more...

  • The Post-Imperial Age: The Great Powers and the Wider Worldby J.P.D. Dunbabin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This volume looks at the impact on the wider world of the end of the European empires and their replacement by a new international order dominated by East-West rivalries. After surveying the decolonization process, the book looks successively at the different patterns of experience in Southern Africa, South East Asia and India, East Asia and the Pacific,... more...

  • Myths of the Cold Warby Albert L. Weeks

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    In this book, Albert L. Weeks provides a lucid analysis of the Cold War as he dispels the myths that have made their way into contemporary historiography on the topic, while using the conflict as a lens through which to view contemporary crises, such as Russia?s recent intervention in Ukraine. more...

  • Aufbruch in die Dritte Weltby Dorothee Weitbrecht

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.01

    Die 60er-Jahre bedeuteten für die Bundesrepublik einen zivilgesellschaftlichen Wandel. Vor dem Hintergrund internationaler politischer Ereignisse und wirtschaftlicher Entwicklungen weitete sich der Blick über die eigenen Grenzen hinaus, was der Internationalismus der 68er-Bewegung noch verstärkte. Die Forderung der Studenten nach globaler politischer... more...

  • Allianzpolitik in der Suezkrise 1956by Thomas Freiberger

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 65.00

    Im Juli 1956 verstaatlichte der ägyptische Staatspräsident Nasser den Suezkanal und stürzte damit den Nahen Osten und auch die NATO in eine der schwersten Krisen der 1950er Jahre. Obwohl der Suezkanal außerhalb des eigentlichen NATO-Vertragsgebietes lag, war er zentral für die Ölversorgung Westeuropas. Die »großen Drei« der NATO, Großbritannien und... more...