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Post-war history (1945- )

  • Strange Rebelsby Christian Caryl

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 17.99

    Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a global political force, the beginning of market revolutions in China and Britain that would radically alter the international economy, and the first stirrings of the resistance movements in Eastern Europe and... more...

  • Remembering the Cold Warby David Lowe; Tony Joel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Over five central chapters, Remembering the Cold War takes a series of events and case studies and examines the ways in which they are now ?remembered?, from Hiroshima and nuclear-bunkers-turned-museums, through the sale of pieces of the Berlin Wall, to Hollywood films about spying. The volume engages with growing theorisation in the field of memory... more...

  • The Cold Warby J.P.D. Dunbabin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.99

    The Cold War offers a brief but detailed treatment of one of the most complex eras of the 20th Century. In this book Dunabin delivers a balanced perspective on the key events and helps the reader to gain a deeper understanding of why they happened as they did. more...

  • Cold Warby Carole K. Fink

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Cold War looks beyond the US and USSR and treats the conflict from a global perspective. more...

  • Miniature Empiresby James Minahan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    Miniature Empires is the first reference book to address the post-Cold War nationalist resurgence by focusing on the nations within the new nation-states--both the core nationalities and the national minorities. more...

  • How Reason Almost Lost Its Mindby Paul Erickson; Judy L. Klein; Lorraine Daston; Rebecca Lemov; Thomas Sturm; Michael D. Gordin

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    In the United States at the height of the Cold War, roughly between the end of World War II and the early 1980s, a new project of redefining rationality commanded the attention of sharp minds, powerful politicians, wealthy foundations, and top military brass. Its home was the human sciences—psychology, sociology, political science, and economics,... more...

  • Unmasking Ban Ki-Moon's Biased Stanceby Ryuho Okawa

    IRH Press Co., Ltd 2013; US$ 9.99

    On August 21, 2013, the Syrian people suffered a chemical-weapons attack, and reports soon spread that the Assad regime was behind the attack. These reports set off a global debate: should the United States, the United Nations, and other world powers launch military strikes on Syria? The United Nations Security Council's inability to resolve the... more...

  • Postmodern Warby Chris Hables Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This book poses an urgent challenge to the ways we conceptualize and actually make war in our high-technology age. more...

  • New Orientationsby Edith Tilton Penrose

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    First Published in 1970. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • 1989 as a Political World Eventby Jacques Rupnik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Examines the historical significance of the political events of 1989, and the changes in the subsequent world order. more...