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  • Remapping Global Politicsby Yale H. Ferguson; Richard W. Mansbach

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    An attempt to redraw our mental maps of global politics through the prism of 'post-internationalism'. more...

  • Ending the Cold Warby Richard K. Herrmann; Richard Ned Lebow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 39.00

    Although in hindsight the end of the Cold War seems almost inevitable, almost no one saw it coming and there is little consensus over why it ended. A popular interpretation is that the Soviet Union was unable to compete in terms of power, especially in the area of high technology. Another interpretation gives primacy to the new ideas Gorbachev brought... more...

  • Uses of the Otherby Iver B. Neumann

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 67.50

    The field of international relations has recently witnessed a tremendous growth of interest in the theme of identity and its formation, construction, and deconstruction. In Uses of the Other, Iver B. Neumann demonstrates how thinking about identity in terms of the self and other may prove highly useful in the study of world politics. more...

  • God Bless You, Joe Stalinby Lewis E. Kaplan

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    Stalin has been accused of many things; add to the list his role as the father of modern-day economics. The author traces the evolution of the concept of the Almighty Dollar against the backdrop of the Cold War, demonstrates how individual decisions made more...

  • End of the Cold Warby Bogdan Denitch

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 33.00

    The End of the Cold War was first published in 1990. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Against the backdrop of unprecedented change in the world political and social order, Bogdan Denitch charts... more...

  • Political Ethics and The United Nationsby Manuel Froehlich

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how they influenced his actions in several key crisis situations. Hammarskjöld?s political innovations, such... more...

  • Deviant Conduct in World Politicsby Deon Geldenhuys

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 155.00

    A long list of countries - labelled outcasts, pariahs and rogues - have failed to meet international standards of good conduct. In the Cold War years Rhodesia, Israel, Chile, Taiwan and South Africa, among others, featured among the ranks of the disreputable. In modern world politics, the serious sinners not only include states: terrorists, rebels,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Cold Warby Ruud van Dijk; William Glenn Gray; Svetlana Savranskaya; Jeremi Suri; Qiang Zhai

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 630.00

    Between 1945 and 1991, tension between the USA, its allies, and a group of nations led by the USSR, dominated world politics. This period was called the Cold War ? a conflict that stopped short to a full-blown war. Benefiting from the recent research of newly open archives, the Encyclopedia of the Cold War discusses how this state of perpetual... more...

  • Social Theory after the Holocaustby Robert Fine; Charles Turner

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust’s impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten years after its publication, Zygmunt Bauman’s claim that social theory has either failed to address the Holocaust or protected itself from its... more...

  • The Cold Warby John Lewis Gaddis

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00

    The ?dean of Cold War historians” ( The New York Times ) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century. Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis explains not just what happened but why ?from the months in 1945 when the U.S.... more...