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  • End of the Cold Warby Bogdan Denitch

    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...

  • God Bless You, Joe Stalinby Lewis E. Kaplan

    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...

  • The Return of History and the End of Dreamsby Robert Kagan

    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...

  • 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...

  • Social Theory after the Holocaustby Robert Fine; Charles Turner

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust’s impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten years after its publication, Zygmunt Bauman’s claim that social theory has either failed to address the Holocaust or protected itself from its... more...

  • The Cold Warby John Lewis Gaddis

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00

    The “dean of Cold War historians” ( The New York Times ) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century. Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis explains not just what happened but why —from the months in 1945 when the U.S.... more...

  • Muslims in Western Politicsby Abdulkader H. Sinno

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 21.20

    Looking closely at relations between Muslims and their host countries, Abdulkader H. Sinno and an international group of scholars examine questions of political representation, identity politics, civil liberties, immigration, and security issues. While many have problematized Muslims in the West, this... more...

  • The Next Cold War? American Alternatives for the Twenty-First Centuryby James Hanson

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 122.00

    The Next Cold War? sounds a warning: the United States may be contributing to another cold war through its competitive unilateral and regional economic policies. Whereas wars of the past usually resulted from political conflict, Hanson warns that a new cold war may result from economic conflict. This raises important questions for American policymakers.... more...

  • France Since 1945by Robert Gildea

    Oxford University Press, UK 1996; US$ 22.88

    In the fifty years since the end of the Second World War, France has had to deal with the legacy of the German occupation, the effects of the Algerian war and the rise of Islam, and more recently the loss of French domination of Europe following the reunification of Germany. Robert Gildea sets these and other issues within their economic, social, and... more...

  • Political Awakeningsby Harry Kreisler

    New Press, The 2010; US$ 17.95

    As a kid, Noam Chomsky handed out the Daily Mirror at his uncle?s newsstand on 72nd Street, inadvertently finding himself in a buzzing intellectual and political hub for European immigrants in New York. Iranian human rights Nobelist Shirin Ebadi and her husband signed their own legal contract, attempting to restore equality to their marriage after... more...