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  • The New Muslim Brotherhood in the Westby Lorenzo Vidino

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 49.99

    In both Europe and North America, organizations tracing their origins back to the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist movements have rapidly evolved into multifunctional, richly funded organizations. They now compete to become the major representatives of Western Muslim communities and government interlocutors. Some analysts and policy makers see... more...

  • The Other Cold Warby Heonik Kwon

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 59.99

    In this conceptually bold project, Heonik Kwon uses anthropology to interrogate the cold war's cultural and historical narratives. Adopting a truly panoramic view of local politics and international events, he challenges the notion that the cold war was a global struggle fought uniformly around the world and that the end of the war marked a radical,... more...

  • Archives of Authorityby Andrew N. Rubin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86

    Combining literary, cultural, and political history, and based on extensive archival research, including previously unseen FBI and CIA documents, Archives of Authority argues that cultural politics--specifically America's often covert patronage of the arts--played a highly important role in the transfer of imperial authority from Britain to the... more...

  • The New Realitiesby Peter Drucker

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    The 'new realities' of the title refer to the state of government, society and the economy in the USA, Japan, Western Europe, Russia and the Third World. With characteristic authority and clarity of style, Drucker attempts to define the concerns, issues and controversies of today which will become the realities of the future. Already the bestselling... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Conflicts since World War IIby James Ciment; Kenneth Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 515.00

    This copiously illustrated A-Z reference presents the most in-depth information available about the various conflicts the world has endured, local, regional, and international, since World War II. Some 142 conflicts are discussed and analyzed. The Encyclopedia of Conflict since World War II , with its coverage of all the countries of the world, fills... more...

  • The Long 1968by Daniel J. Sherman; Ruud van Dijk; Jasmine Alinder; A. Aneesh

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99

    From the mid-1960s to the early 1970s, revolutions in theory, politics, and cultural experimentation swept around the world. These changes had as great a transformative impact on the right as on the left. A touchstone for activists, artists, and theorists of all stripes, the year 1968 has taken on new significance for the present moment, which bears... more...

  • Reviewing the Cold Warby Odd Arne Westad

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Since the cold war ended, it has become an international field of study, with new material from China, the former Soviet Union and Europe. This volume takes stock of where these new materials have taken us in our understanding of what the cold war was about and how we should study it. more...

  • The Cold Warby J.P.D. Dunbabin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    The Cold War offers a brief but detailed treatment of one of the most complex eras of the 20th Century. In this fully revised second edition, J.P.D. Dunbabin, drawing on international scholarship and using much new material from communist sources, describes a world in which covert operations could be as important as outright diplomacy, 'soft'... more...

  • Zero-Sum Worldby Gideon Rachman

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    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...

  • Myths of the Cold Warby Albert L. Weeks

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99

    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...