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  • 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...

  • Die Kuba-Kriseby Bernd Greiner

    C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 9.08

    Was sich im Oktober 1962 abspielte, hatte die Welt nach 1945 noch nicht erlebt. Und zu ihrem Glück ist Ähnliches bisher ausgeblieben: Wegen der Stationierung sowjetischer Mittelstreckenraketen auf Kuba verhängten die USA eine Blockade über die Insel und versetzten ihre Atomraketen und Langstreckenbomber in den höchsten... 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...

  • Les six mois qui ont ébranlé le mondeby Albert Legault

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1991; US$ 24.75

    Comment marier l'ancien et le nouveau ? - Gorbatchev a-t-il encore une importance essentielle pour l'avenir de la politique étrangère soviétique ? - L'URSS et l'Europe de l'Est en 1989-1990 - Europe de l'Est : ensemble ou chacun tous azimuts ? - Chronologie des événements en Europe de l'Est et en... more...

  • Checkpoint Charlie: Hotspot of the Cold Warby Verner N. Pike

    The Voices of North Carolina 2011; US$ 4.99

    When Vern Pike chose a two-year stay as an officer in Berlin in 1958, he had no idea that the occupied city and its infamous Wall would become part of his life forever. His two-year stay became indefinite, and indefinite became a twenty-nine-year career, with most of it spent in military police work. His most memorable duty was as a lieutenant in the... more...

  • New Orientationsby Edith Tilton Penrose

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    First Published in 1970. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Postmodern Warby Chris Hables Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book poses an urgent challenge to the ways we conceptualize and actually make war in our high-technology age. more...

  • Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)by Manuel Frölich; Helmut Klumpjan; Henning Melber

    Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 15.86

    Dag Hammarskjöld war auf einer Friedensmission auf dem Weg in den Kongo, als sein Flugzeug unter bis heute ungeklärten Umständen am 18. September 1961 im damaligen Nordrhodesien abstürzte. Noch im selben Jahr wurde ihm posthum der Friedensnobelpreis verliehen. 50 Jahre danach erinnern die Essays dieses Bandes an die Pionierrolle Hammarskjölds, der... more...

  • Greater Middle East and the Cold War, Theby Roby C. Barrett

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 40.00

    At the height of the Cold War, the US sought to maintain power and influence in the Greater Middle East - the region from Morocco to India -in the context of a growing threat from Russia and the decline of British imperialism. This original and important study illuminates this tense period in international relations, offering many new insights into... more...

  • Pariah Politicsby Shamit Saggar

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99

    Pariah Politics breaks new ground in examining the issue of western Islamist extremism from the perspective of government. It links underlying causes to the capacity of governments to respond directly and to influence others. The book contains four main messages. Focusing on causes, not symptoms. The book identifies four big causal drivers: settled... more...