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  • Den Staat denkenby Rüdiger Voigt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 83.39

    Im Zentrum des Buches steht die Frage: »Wie kann man den Staat in einer Zeit denken, die aus den Fugen geraten zu sein scheint?« Der Band richtet sich an alle, die sich mit dem Wandel von Staatlichkeit beschäftigen und dabei die Grundbedingungen des Staates nicht aus den Augen verlieren wollen. Stimmen zur Vorauflage: »Das Buch von... more...

  • 1989by Mary Elise Sarotte; Mary Elise Sarotte

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    1989 explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, and a dozen other locations, 1989 describes how Germany unified, NATO expansion began, and Russia... more...

  • Das Jahr 1968 ? Ereignis, Symbol, Chiffreby Oliver Rathkolb; Friedrich Stadler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 42.75

    Das Jahr 1968 bleibt Gegenstand öffentlicher Debatten und der zeitgeschichtlichen Historiografie zwischen Mythos-Pflege und kritischer Rekonstruktion. Diese Historiografie hat den Anspruch, die 68er-Generation und legitimatorische Strategien pro und contra 1968er-Bewegung aus gegenwärtiger Sicht zu deuten. 1968 steht international als Symbol für eine... more...

  • Never Learn to Typeby Margaret Joan Anstee

    Wiley 2005; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Superpowers in the Post-Cold War Eraby Ken Aldred; Dr Martin A. Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 155.00

    This book explores the question of where power lies in the post-Cold War world. The authors identify and discuss the factors which make the United States the world leader in the 1990s, and consider the strengths and weaknesses of countries which may be on the way to becoming leaders in Europe (Russia and the EU) and Asia (Japan and China). more...

  • Global Changeby Takashi Inoguchi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 168.00

    This book examines global change from a dialectical perspective. Looking at global change in terms of unipolarisation in international security, globalisation in the world economy, and democratisation in global governance, the volume provides a refreshingly Japanese angle on addressing complex interplays between the social forces underlying these themes.... more...

  • Religion and the Cold Warby Dr Dianne Kirby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 28.00

    Although seen widely as the twentieth-century's great religious war, as a conflict between the god-fearing and the godless, the religious dimension of the Cold War has never been subjected to a scholarly critique. This unique study shows why religion is a key Cold War variable. A specially commissioned collection of new scholarship, it provides fresh... more...

  • Europe's Foreign and Security Policyby Michael E. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    An analysis of the growth of foreign and security policy cooperation between EU member states. more...

  • Memory and Power in Post-War Europeby Jan-Werner Müller

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00

    This book is the first to examine the connection between memory and politics directly. more...