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  • Political Handbook of the World 2011by Thomas C. Muller; William R. Overstreet; Judith F. Isacoff; Tom Lansford

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 487.50

    No other resource matches the timely, thorough, and accurate political information provided by CQ Press’s best-selling Political Handbook of the World more...

  • PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND WORLD POLITICSby Ralph Pettman

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 127.00

    This unique work looks at the relationship between psychopathology and world politics. What happens when the brain/mind ceases to function properly? How does this impinge on world affairs? What is to be done, for example, when a leader ceases to act in a seemingly sane fashion and yet still commands the loyalty of those who maintain him or her in office?... more...

  • Cold Warby James Arnold; Roberta Wiener

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    ? Provides readers with a look inside the Cold War, pinpointing the main causes and consequences of this long-running conflict ? Analyzes controversial Cold War topics that still generate widespread debate today to inspire critical thinking among readers ? Supplements entries with a broad overview to help readers grasp the far-reaching implications... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 53.00

    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...

  • Erbe des Kalten Kriegesby Bernd Greiner; Tim B. Müller; Klaas Voß

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 25.21

    Vor mehr als zwanzig Jahren fiel der Eiserne Vorhang, und mit ihm verschwand ein Ordnungsmuster, das die Welt in zwei Lager teilte. Doch was bleibt von den Strukturen, Praktiken und Institutionen des Kalten Krieges? Welches politische, soziale, militärische und kulturelle Erbe prägt direkt und indirekt die Welt bis in unsere Gegenwart? Das Wechselspiel... more...

  • Cold Warby Carole K. Fink

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Cold War looks beyond the US and USSR and treats the conflict from a global perspective. more...

  • Between Empire and Allianceby Marc Trachtenberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99

    Marc Trachtenberg is professor of political science at University of California, Los Angeles and is the author of A Constructed Peace: The Making of the European Settlement, 1945-1963. more...

  • Dangerous Gamesby Scott Baron; James E. Jr Wise

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    Reminding readers that the Cold War was actually a time of hot wars, spying, murders, defections, shoot downs of reconnaissance aircraft, and a space race, the authors uncover some unknown or long-forgotten incidents of the period. Among them, the murder of a U.S. naval attache on the Orient Express, an East German soldier s leap to the West in Berlin,... more...

  • 1989 as a Political World Eventby Jacques Rupnik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...