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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book looks at the way in which foreign policy has changed in communist states. It considers especially the relationship between domestic reform and foreign policy reform at times when formerly closed societies are becoming more open to the outside world. It focuses on three European and three Asian states, analysing their different paths to reform... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
This sophisticated book by internationally renowned theorist Zaki Laidi, tackles the problem of individual identity in a rapidly changing global political environment. He argues that it is increasingly hard to find meaning in our ever-expanding world, especially after the collapse of political ideologies such as communism. With the breakup of countries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
This is an essential companion to the process of decolonization ? perhaps one of the most important historical processes of the twentieth century. Examining decolonization in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific, the Companion includes: thematic chapters a detailed chronology and thorough glossary biographies of key figures maps. Providing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 41.00
Although in hindsight the end of the Cold War seems almost inevitable, almost no one saw it coming and there is little consensus over why it ended. A popular interpretation is that the Soviet Union was unable to compete in terms of power, especially in the area of high technology. Another interpretation gives primacy to the new ideas Gorbachev brought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how they influenced his actions in several key crisis situations. Hammarskjöld?s political innovations, such... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 33.00
The End of the Cold War was first published in 1990. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Against the backdrop of unprecedented change in the world political and social order, Bogdan Denitch charts... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95
Stalin has been accused of many things; add to the list his role as the father of modern-day economics. The author traces the evolution of the concept of the Almighty Dollar against the backdrop of the Cold War, demonstrates how individual decisions made more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
Hopes for a new peaceful international order after the end of the Cold War have been dashed by sobering realities: Great powers are once again competing for honor and influence. The world remains ?unipolar,? but international competition among the United States, Russia, China, Europe, Japan, India, and Iran raise new threats of regional conflict, and... more...
- 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...