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  • 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...

  • 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... more...

  • Strategic Logic and Political Rationalityby Bradford A. Lee; Karl F. Walling

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    One of three volumes in honour of the teaching and scholarship of the late Michael I. Handel, this book details the universal logic of strategy and the ability of liberal-democratic governments to address this logic rationally. Treating war as an extension of politics, the diverse contributors (drawn from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia... 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...

  • 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...

  • A World Without Meaningby Zaki Laidi

    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...

  • Openness and Foreign Policy Reform in Communist Statesby Gerald Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Decolonizationby Dietmar Rothermund

    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.... more...

  • Remapping Global Politicsby Yale H. Ferguson; Richard W. Mansbach

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    An attempt to redraw our mental maps of global politics through the prism of 'post-internationalism'. more...