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Post-war history (1945- )

  • The Post-Imperial Age: The Great Powers and the Wider Worldby J.P.D. Dunbabin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This volume looks at the impact on the wider world of the end of the European empires and their replacement by a new international order dominated by East-West rivalries. After surveying the decolonization process, the book looks successively at the different patterns of experience in Southern Africa, South East Asia and India, East Asia and the Pacific,... more...

  • Zero-Sum Worldby Gideon Rachman

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 8.74

    The economic crisis that struck the world in 2008 has drastically altered the logic of international relations. Globalisation no longer benefits all the world's superpowers and they face an array of global problems that are causing division between nations. A win-win world is giving way to a zero-sum world. Zero-sum logic, in which one country's... more...

  • Myths of the Cold Warby Albert L. Weeks

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    In this book, Albert L. Weeks provides a lucid analysis of the Cold War as he dispels the myths that have made their way into contemporary historiography on the topic, while using the conflict as a lens through which to view contemporary crises, such as Russia?s recent intervention in Ukraine. more...

  • Twentieth-Century War and Conflictby Gordon Martel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Drawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential information on the conflicts and concepts that shaped global warfare in the twentieth-century and up to the present day. Provides essential coverage of twentieth-century warfare across the world Incorporates entries... more...

  • The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)by Manus I. Midlarsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this tendency of communal conflicts to spill over into the... more...

  • 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$ 44.95

    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$ 62.95

    The Cold War offers a brief but detailed treatment of one of the most complex eras of the 20th Century. In this fully revised second edition, J.P.D. Dunbabin, drawing on international scholarship and using much new material from communist sources, describes a world in which covert operations could be as important as outright diplomacy, 'soft'... 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...