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  • 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...

  • Krisen im Kalten Kriegby Bernd Greiner; Christian Th Müller; Dierk Walter

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 26.49

    Die regelmäßige Wiederkehr von Krisen, die in kriegsträchtiger Weise eskalierten, gehört zu den Charakteristika des Kalten Krieges. Zwanzig Jahre und damit knapp die Hälfte der über vier Jahrzehnte währenden "Systemkonkurrenz" standen im Zeichen akuter politischer und militärischer Konfrontationen. Welche Umstände trugen zur Eskalation... 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...

  • PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND WORLD POLITICSby Ralph Pettman

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 74.00

    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...

  • Pariah Politicsby Shamit Saggar

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 37.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Twentieth-Century War and Conflictby Gordon Martel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ökonomie im Kalten Kriegby Bernd Greiner; Christian Th Müller; Claudia Weber

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 26.49

    Allein die Zahlen übersteigen unser Vorstellungsvermögen. Dutzende von Billionen Dollar gaben Ost und West für ihren Kalten Krieg aus - um heiße Kriege abschrecken oder gewinnen zu können, um im Wettlauf der Gesellschaftssysteme die Oberhand zu behalten oder um Schlüsselregionen in der Dritten Welt auf ihre Seite zu ziehen. Über die Folgen streiten... more...