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Post-war history (1945- )

  • 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 US$ 11.86

    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...

  • Cold War: The Essential Reference Guideby James Arnold; Roberta Wiener

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Cold War: The Essential Reference Guide is intended to introduce students to the tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States that dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century. A comprehensive overview essay, plus separate essays on the causes and consequences of the conflict, will provide readers with the necessary... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Diplomacy of Pragmatismby John Baylis

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 186.00

    The Diplomacy of Pragmatism charts the evolution of Britain's distinctive and leading role in the formation of NATO. Based on a wide range of British, American and Canadian archives the book provides a balanced assessment of British foreign and defence policies as the Cold War gathered momentum and a new system of European security was forged in the... more...

  • Life after Deathby Richard Bessel; Dirk Schumann

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This book offers a novel approach to the cultural and social history of Europe after the Second World War. 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 accompanying... more...