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  • Miniature Empiresby James Minahan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    Miniature Empires is the first reference book to address the post-Cold War nationalist resurgence by focusing on the nations within the new nation-states--both the core nationalities and the national minorities. 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...

  • Between Empire and Allianceby Marc Trachtenberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99

    Written by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic, the work discusses the role European dependence on American support played in the history of European unification. more...

  • The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)by Manus I. Midlarsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

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

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 31.32

    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...

  • PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND WORLD POLITICSby Ralph Pettman

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • Revolution of Perception? Aby Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    The year "1968" marked the climax of protests that simultaneously captured most industrialized Western countries. The protesters challenged the institutions of Western democracies, confronting powerful, established parties and groups with an opposing force and public presence that negated tra­ditional structures of institutional authority and criticized... more...

  • What Did You Do in the Cold War Daddy?by Ann Curthoys; Joy Damousi

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 24.99

    The Cold War was a turbulent time to grow up in. Family ties were tested, friendships were torn apart and new beliefs forged out of the ruins of old loyalties. In this book, through twelve evocative stories of childhood and early adulthood in Australia during the Cold War years, writers from vastly different backgrounds explore how global political... more...

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

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 30.64

    Im emotionalen Zentrum des Kalten Krieges stehen die Angst vor Nuklearwaffen und das politische Spiel mit der Angst - "Angst Haben" und "Angst Machen". Gerade von den Mitteln, die größtmögliche Sicherheit gewährleisten sollten, ging maximale Gefahr aus. Wer glaubwürdig abschrecken wollte, musste den Gegner einschüchtern, verunsichern... more...

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

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 30.64

    Für den größten Teil der nördlichen Hemisphäre war die Ära des Kalten Krieges eine Phase des Friedens - wenn auch eines unbequemen Friedens, erzwungen durch die Garantie der gegenseitigen nuklearen Vernichtung und gekennzeichnet von ideologischer und materieller Hochrüstung und permanenter Kriegsbereitschaft. Die heißen Kriege des Kalten Krieges aber... more...