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  • 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...

  • The Cold Warby Merrilyn Thomas

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    This guide exposes the reality behind the war between capitalism and communism, two ideologies divided by the Iron Curtain. New revelations show that what was once regarded as simply a struggle between good and evil was in fact a far more complex affair. Merrilyn Thomas peels back the layers of deception and intrigue and offers a penetrating assessment... more...

  • The New Nationalismby Werner Link; Werner J. Feld

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The New Nationalism Implications for Transatlantic Relations is a collection of papers that examines the effects of transatlantic relations, along with the concept of new nationalism. The first chapter of the text provides an introductory discourse about new nationalism, while the second chapter provides a further analysis in the concept of new nationalism.... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...