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Post-war history (1945- )

  • Physik im Kalten Kriegby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 69.99

    ?Während des Kalten Krieges spielten die physikalischen Wissenschaften eine zentrale Rolle in den beiden Machtblöcken. Die Beiträge in diesem Sammelband nehmen zum einen das Extrem dieses Spannungsverhältnisses in den Blick, wie Ideologie und Politik die Entwicklung der Physik beeinflussten und deformierten oder wie diese Lebensläufe zerstört haben.... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 163.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jenseits vom »Kampf der Kulturen«by Shadia Husseini de Araújo

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Während die Rezeption des »Kampfes der Kulturen« in 'westlichen' Medien gut erforscht ist, nimmt dieses Buch eine andere Perspektive ein: Es untersucht die diskursive (Re-)Produktion imaginativer Geographien in den arabischen Printmedien »al-Hayat«, »al-Quds al-Arabi« und »Asharq Alawsat«. Shadia Husseini de Araújo zeigt, dass der »Kampf der Kulturen«... more...

  • Cold Warby James Arnold; Roberta Wiener

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    ? Provides readers with a look inside the Cold War, pinpointing the main causes and consequences of this long-running conflict ? Analyzes controversial Cold War topics that still generate widespread debate today to inspire critical thinking among readers ? Supplements entries with a broad overview to help readers grasp the far-reaching implications... more...

  • Constructing a Post-war Orderby Andrew Baker

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    The years 1942 to 1946 saw the acceleration of World War II, its conclusion and the construction of a post-war order that was to culminate in the Cold War. Andrew Baker here examines the expansion of US political and economic power and hegemony during this period, and the extent to which smaller states, particularly Australia, New Zealand, Canada and... more...

  • Jihad Vs McWorldby Benjamin R Barber

    Transworld 2010; US$ 17.58

    JIHAD VS. MCWORLD is an essential text for anyone who wants to understand the challenges facing us after the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and in light of the current conflict in the Middle East. In a groundbreaking work, political scientist Benjamin R. Barber offers a penetrating analysis of the central conflict of our times: consumerist capitalism... more...

  • Dangerous Gamesby Scott Baron; James E. Jr Wise

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    Reminding readers that the Cold War was actually a time of hot wars, spying, murders, defections, shoot downs of reconnaissance aircraft, and a space race, the authors uncover some unknown or long-forgotten incidents of the period. Among them, the murder of a U.S. naval attache on the Orient Express, an East German soldier s leap to the West in Berlin,... more...

  • Greater Middle East and the Cold War, Theby Roby C. Barrett

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    At the height of the Cold War, the US sought to maintain power and influence in the Greater Middle East - the region from Morocco to India -in the context of a growing threat from Russia and the decline of British imperialism. This original and important study illuminates this tense period in international relations, offering many new insights into... more...