International Summitry and Global Governance The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991
The Diplomacy of Détente Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz
German Reunification A Multinational History
US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979
The Cuban Missile Crisis A Critical Reappraisal
The Iran-Iraq War New International Perspectives
By Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Federico Romero
August 23, 2018
This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world. Yet they are a relatively recent practice ...
By Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh
July 30, 2018
This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship...
By Stephan Kieninger
June 01, 2018
This book investigates the underlying reasons for the longevity of détente and its impact on East–West relations. The volume examines the relevance of trade across the Iron Curtain as a means to facilitate mutual trust, as well as the emergence of new habits of transparency regardless of recurring ...
By Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta
February 12, 2018
This collection of essays makes a significant contribution to the historiography of the end of the Cold War. Research on the causes and consequences of the end of the Cold War is constantly growing. Initially, it was dominated by fairly simplistic, and often politically motivated, debates ...
By Frederic Bozo, Andreas Rödder, Mary Elise Sarotte
January 22, 2018
This book provides a multinational history of German reunification based on empirical work by leading scholars. The reunification of Germany in 1989-90 was one of the most unexpected and momentous events of the twentieth century. Embedded within the wider process of the end of the Cold War, it ...
By Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss
May 25, 2017
This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the ...
By David Tal
May 08, 2017
This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major...
By Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes
November 30, 2016
This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now ...
By R. Gerald Hughes
September 12, 2014
This well-researched book details the ambiguity in British policy towards Europe in the Cold War as it sought to pursue détente with the Soviet Union whilst upholding its commitments to its NATO allies. From the early 1950s, Britain pursued a dual policy of strengthening the West whilst seeking ...
By Max Guderzo, Bruna Bagnato
September 12, 2014
This book focuses on the globalisation of the Cold War in the years 1975-85, highlighting the transformation from bipolar US-Soviet competition to global confrontation. Offering a detailed analysis of this fundamental shift that occurred during this period, as well as the interconnections of this ...
By Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson
September 12, 2014
This volume offers a wide-ranging examination of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–88), featuring fresh regional and international perspectives derived from recently available new archival material. Three decades ago Iran and Iraq became embroiled in a devastating eight-year war which served to re-define the...
By Silvio Pons, Federico Romero
December 09, 2004
As the activities of individuals, organizations, and nations increasingly occur in cyberspace, the security of those activities is becoming a growing concern. Political, economic and military leaders must manage and reduce the level of risk associated with threats from hostile states, malevolent ...