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  • Cold War: The Essential Reference Guideby James Arnold; Roberta Wiener

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide is intended to introduce students to the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States that dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century. A comprehensive overview essay, plus separate essays on the causes and consequences of the conflict, will provide readers with the necessary... more...

  • The Future of Global Conflictby Volker Bornschier; Christopher Chase-Dunn

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 48.00

    This critical analysis of long-term trends and recent developments in world systems examines such questions as: Will the cycles of boom and bust, peace and war of the past 500 years continue? Or have either long-term trends or recent changes so profoundly altered the structure of world systems that these cycles will end or take on a less destructive... more...

  • Emergencies and Disorder in the European Empires After 1945by R. F Holland; Robert Holland

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Bringing together for the first time leading historians of European decolonization, this book is a landmark in the comparative analysis of the fall of the European empires, viewed both as a problematic of European policy-making and as a formative experience in the development of new states. more...

  • International Relations in a Global Ageby Gillian Youngs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    The book investigates the ways in which state-centred approaches to international relations have limited our understanding of global, political, economic and cultural processes. By assessing a wide range of such state-centred work, Youngs identifies the challenges we must address to grasp the complexity of the contemporary world. more...

  • Between Empire and Allianceby Marc Trachtenberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 37.99

    Written by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic, the work discusses the role European dependence on American support played in the history of European unification. more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Cold Warby David Williamson

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 30.38

    This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. more...

  • 1989 as a Political World Eventby Jacques Rupnik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is not about the events of 1989, but about 1989 as a world event. Starting with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet bloc it examines the historical significance and the world brought about by 1989. When the Cold War ended in Europe it ushered in a world in which the international agenda is set outside Europe, in... more...

  • Miniature Empiresby James Minahan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The 20th century's most protracted conflict, the Cold War, also provided the longest and most stable peace in the history of the modern world--a fragile peace that came at the price of national freedom for many people. With the demise of the Cold War, new nearly-unknown countries, long ignored or suppressed, came to the attention of the world, as ethnic... more...

  • Unmasking Ban Ki-Moon's Biased Stanceby Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press Co., Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    On August 21, 2013, the Syrian people suffered a chemical-weapons attack, and reports soon spread that the Assad regime was behind the attack. These reports set off a global debate: should the United States, the United Nations, and other world powers launch military strikes on Syria? The United Nations Security Council's inability to resolve the... more...

  • The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)by Manus I. Midlarsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this tendency of communal conflicts to spill over into the... more...