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  • Frieden durch Kommunikationby Agnes Bresselau von Bressensdorf

    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...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: Ethnic and National Groups Around the World A-Z [4 volumes]by James Minahan

    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...

  • Mapping European Security After Kosovoby Peter Van Ham

    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...

  • The Cold War 1945-91, 2nd editionby Michael L. Dockrill

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 30.00

    Michael Dockrill's concise study of the early years of the Cold War between the Western Powers and Soviet Union has been acclaimed as a guide to the subject. In this second edition, he and Michael Hopkins bring the story up to the events of 1991, and also expand coverage of key topics. more...

  • The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Oby Samuel P. Huntington

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.99

    The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, more relevant than ever in the post-9/11 world, with a new foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Since its initial publication, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order has become a classic work of international relations and one of the most influential books ever written about... more...

  • The Struggle for Europeby William I. Hitchcock

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.95

    From the ashes of World War II to the conflict over Iraq, William Hitchcock examines the miraculous transformation of Europe from a deeply fractured land to a continent striving for stability, tolerance, democracy, and prosperity. Exploring the role of Cold War politics in Europe?s peace settlement and the half century that followed, Hitchcock reveals... more...

  • Muslim Spaces of Hopeby Richard Phillips

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 37.95

    Debates about contemporary Islam and Muslims in the West have taken some negative turns in the depressing atmosphere of the war on terror and its aftermath. This book argues that we have been too preoccupied with problems, not enough with solutions. It acknowledges but challenges what has come to be viewed as the 'Islamic problem' - the widespread... more...

  • Völkerwanderungszeitliche "Blechfibeln"by Florian Gauß

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 307.00

    Because of their chronology and geographical distribution, double-plate fibulas ? pins for closing clothing ? have long been regarded as a clear archaeological indicator for the Gothic migrations known from written sources. The present study undertakes a critical appraisal of previous interpretations of this central category of find from... more...

  • Ill Fares the Landby Tony Judt

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    Something is profoundly wrong with the way we think about how we should live today. In Ill Fares The Land , Tony Judt, one of our leading historians and thinkers, reveals how we have arrived at our present dangerously confused moment. Judt masterfully crystallizes what we've all been feeling into a way to think our way into, and thus out of,... more...