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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 41.29

    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...

  • Den Staat denkenby Rüdiger Voigt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 79.71

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Public Opinion and the International Use of Forceby Philip Everts; Pierangelo Isernia

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00

    Recent years have witnessed a growing interest in the relationship between public opinion and foreign policy in Western democracies. This international board of contributors examine the ways in which the connection between public opinion and the use of military force has developed since the end of the Cold War. In doing so, it also addresses the crucial... more...

  • Europe, Cold War and Coexistence, 1955-1965by WILFRED LOTH

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This title examines the role of the Europeans in the Cold War during the 'Khrushchev Era'. It was a period marked by the struggle for a regulated co-existence in a world of blocs, an initial arrangement to find a temporary arrangement failed due to German desires to quickly overcome the status quo. It was only when the danger of an unintended nuclear... 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...