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  • After Empiresby Giuliano Garavini

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 124.99

    After Empires describes how the end of colonial empires and the changes in international politics and economies after decolonization affected the European integration process. Until now, studies on European integration have often focussed on the search for peaceful relations among the European nations, particularly between Germany and France, or examined... more...

  • Britain and European Integration since 1945by David Gowland; Arthur Turner; Alex Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    This book provides both a comprehensive introduction and a perceptive examination of Britain?s relations with the European Community and the European Union since 1945, combining an historical account with political analysis to illustrate the changing and multifaceted nature of British and European politics. Few issues in British politics since 1945... more...

  • A Civil War Correspondent in New Orleansby Albert Gaius Hills; Gary L. Dyson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This book contains the transcribed journals and reports of a war correspondent for the Boston Journal covering the campaign that captured New Orleans in 1862. Hills' journals begin in November 1861 and describe the Union preparations for the main assault and subsequent move up the Mississippi river, the attack on forts Jackson and St. Phillip,... 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...

  • The Cold Warby Robert J. McMahon

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99

    How, when, and why did the Cold War begin? Why did it last so long? What impact did it have on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and the Third World? Finally, what difference did it make to the broader history of the second half of the 20th century? This overview of the Cold War should invite debate and encourage deeper investigation. more...

  • The Cold Warby Priscilla Roberts

    The History Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    The Cold War dominated international relations in the second half of the 20th century in an all-embracing ideological and military conflict between communism and democracy. This survey shows the Cold War as the consequence of the breakdown of the existing international system during the two world wars and a new great power alignment which emerged... more...

  • The Cold War and Afterby Marc Trachtenberg

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 31.95

    What makes for war or for a stable international system? Are there general principles that should govern foreign policy? In The Cold War and After , Marc Trachtenberg, a leading historian of international relations, explores how historical work can throw light on these questions. The essays in this book deal with specific problems--with such matters... more...

  • De-Centering Cold War Historyby Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney; Fabio Lanza

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    De-Centering Cold War History challenges the Cold War master narratives that focus on super-power politics by shifting our analytical perspective to include local-level experiences and regional initiatives that were crucial to the making of a Cold War world. Cold War histories are often told as stories of national leaders, state policies and the... more...

  • Decolonizationby Raymond Betts; Raymond F. Betts

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Raymond F. Betts considers the 'process' of decolonization and the outcomes which have left a legacy of problems, drawing on numerous examples including Ghana, India, Rwanda and Hong Kong. He examines: the effects of the two World Wars on the colonial empire the expectations and problems created by independence the major demographic shifts accompanying... more...

  • Deviant Conduct in World Politicsby Deon Geldenhuys

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 163.00

    A long list of countries - labelled outcasts, pariahs and rogues - have failed to meet international standards of good conduct. In the Cold War years Rhodesia, Israel, Chile, Taiwan and South Africa, among others, featured among the ranks of the disreputable. In modern world politics, the serious sinners not only include states: terrorists, rebels,... more...