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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95
Drawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential information on the conflicts and concepts that shaped global warfare in the twentieth-century and up to the present day. Provides essential coverage of twentieth-century warfare across the world Incorporates... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
This book, originally published in 1952, unfinished and perhaps imperfect, is the last book of one of the most acute political thinkers of the twentieth century. Laski?s earlier optimism about a swing to the Left was beginning to be reversed, and in this volume he saw the defects of his previous optimistic surveys, which, in his opinion, still had... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00
At the end of the 1970s West Germany?s foreign minister Genscher faced the challenge of defending the Social-Liberal coalition?s policy of détente against the approaching ?Second Cold War.?? The unique features of his communication policy were demonstrated in his responses to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Polish crisis. The... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95
The Cold War continues to shape international relations almost twenty years after being acknowledged as the central event of the last half of the twentieth century. Interpretations of how it ended thus remain crucial to an accurate understanding of global events and foreign policy. The reasons for the Cold War?s conclusion, and the timing of its ending,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 306.00
Nationalism is a mighty force in the 21st century. It has not been so politically significant since prior to World War I. While current trends tilt toward regional economic groupings, national identity?and demands for greater political and economic autonomy?has created a national, regional, and international groundswell since the end of the Cold War.... more...
- Manchester University Press 2002; US$ 69.95
This study provides new horizons on how Kosovo has shaped the new Europe - breaking down traditional assumptions in the field of security studies by sidelining the theoretical worldview that underlies mainstream strategic thinking on recent events in Kosovo. more...