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  • The Politics of Recessionby Maurice Mullard

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This timely, interdisciplinary book utilizes the tools of politics, economics and social policy to explore the recent global financial crisis, which, the author argues, irrefutably confirmed the absence of a public interest perspective in policy making. Maurice Mullard points out that recessions are not collective shared experiences. Recessions create... more...

  • How the Cold War Endedby John Prados

    Potomac Books Inc. 2010; US$ 24.95

    Examines the debates surrounding the end of the Cold War more...

  • The New Muslim Brotherhood in the Westby Lorenzo Vidino

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    In both Europe and North America, organizations tracing their origins back to the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist movements have rapidly evolved into multifunctional, richly funded organizations. They now compete to become the major representatives of Western Muslim communities and government interlocutors. Some analysts and policy makers see... more...

  • The Other Cold Warby Heonik Kwon

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    In this conceptually bold project, Heonik Kwon uses anthropology to interrogate the cold war's cultural and historical narratives. Adopting a truly panoramic view of local politics and international events, he challenges the notion that the cold war was a global struggle fought uniformly around the world and that the end of the war marked a radical,... more...

  • The Atlantic Pact forty Years laterby Ennio Di Nolfo

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 182.00

    The Atlantic Pact Forty Years Later: A Historical Reappraisal more...

  • Archives of Authorityby Andrew N. Rubin

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 39.50

    Combining literary, cultural, and political history, and based on extensive archival research, including previously unseen FBI and CIA documents, Archives of Authority argues that cultural politics--specifically America's often covert patronage of the arts--played a highly important role in the transfer of imperial authority from Britain to the... more...

  • The New Realitiesby Peter Drucker

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    The 'new realities' of the title refer to the state of government, society and the economy in the USA, Japan, Western Europe, Russia and the Third World. With characteristic authority and clarity of style, Drucker attempts to define the concerns, issues and controversies of today which will become the realities of the future. Already the bestselling... more...

  • Gezielte Tötungenby Martin F. Höfer

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 73.23

    Hauptbeschreibung Spätestens seit den Anschlägen des 11. September 2001 praktizieren einige Staaten weltweit gezielte Tötungen wirklicher oder vermeintlicher Terroristen. Diese nicht nur von Menschenrechtsorganisationen als 'Hinrichtungen ohne Strafurteil' kritisierte Praxis wirft zahlreiche völkerrechtliche Fragen auf. Martin Felix Höfer betritt... more...

  • Year Zeroby Ian Buruma

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Many books have been written, and continue to be written, about the Second World War: military histories, histories of the Holocaust, the war in Asia, or collaboration and resistance in Europe. Few books have taken a close look at the immediate aftermath of the worldwide catastrophe. Drawing on hundreds of eye-witness accounts and personal stories,... more...

  • Reviewing the Cold Warby Odd Arne Westad

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Since the cold war ended, it has become an international field of study, with new material from China, the former Soviet Union and Europe. This volume takes stock of where these new materials have taken us in our understanding of what the cold war was about and how we should study it. more...