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  • Foreign Policy and the Developing Nationby Richard Butwell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Eight well-known political scientists, economists, and sociologists here explore the interrelationships between the various levels of economic strength and political stability attended by newly emerged nations and the formulation of their foreign policies. These essays provide testimony not only to the importance of these problems, but also to contributions... more...

  • How the Cold War Endedby John Prados

    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...

  • Frieden durch Kommunikationby Agnes Bresselau von Bressensdorf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00

    Wie funktioniert Entspannungspolitik in internationalen Krisenzeiten? Ende der 1970er Jahre stand Bundesaußenminister Genscher vor der Herausforderung, das Prestige-Projekt der sozial-liberalen Koalition - die Entspannungspolitik gegenüber dem Osten - gegen den heraufziehenden "Zweiten Kalten Krieg" zu verteidigen. Agnes Bresselau von... more...

  • Die Alpen im Kalten Kriegby Dieter Krüger; Felix Schneider

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    Der Alpenraum war im Kalten Krieg von scheinbar zweitrangiger geopolitischer Bedeutung, doch seine Aufteilung auf zwei neutrale, einen blockfreien und drei westliche Staaten verlieh ihm eine Sonderstellung. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes spannen den Bogen von der Betrachtung der einzelstaatlichen Sicherheitsinteressen zu den übergreifenden... more...

  • Never Learn to Typeby Margaret Joan Anstee

    Wiley 2005; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.99

    A fascinating account of a remarkable life that took the author, through hard work and determination, from rural England to the highest ranks of the United Nations Dame Margaret Anstee was born in the 1920s to a poor family in rural Essex. With the support of her parents and through her own determination, she graduated from Cambridge with first... more...

  • States and Nationalism in Europe since 1945by Malcolm Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    An examination of the ceaseless controversies surrounding ideas of nation and nationalism, showing that they are very far from dead in twenty-first century Europe. Beginning by defining these terms and setting out theories and concepts clearly and concisely, this book analyses the impact of nationalism since the Second World War, covering themes including:... more...

  • Understanding Post-War British Societyby Peter Catterall; James Obelkevich

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95

    Too many sociology textbooks begin and end with how society is structured. To understand how society operates it is necessary to explore not only its constituent structures and relationships, but how these structures emerge and why changes occur within them. By bringing together a group of distinguished sociologists and social historians, this book... more...

  • Military Intervention in the 1990sby Colonel Richard M Connaughton; Richard Connaughton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Cold Warby John Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 31.95

    Mason provides concise coverage of the entire Cold War, paying particular attention to the Soviet-American dimension. This pamphlet: * Analyzes the origins of the conflict * Examines how the existence of nuclear weapons gives a unique character to the period * Discusses the involvement of other nations and regions, particularly China * Explains how... more...

  • Europe, Cold War and Coexistence, 1955-1965by WILFRED LOTH

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This title examines the role of the Europeans in the Cold War during the 'Khrushchev Era'. It was a period marked by the struggle for a regulated co-existence in a world of blocs, an initial arrangement to find a temporary arrangement failed due to German desires to quickly overcome the status quo. It was only when the danger of an unintended nuclear... more...