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The Diplomacy of Détente Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz

The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz

1st Edition

By Stephan Kieninger
May 30, 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 ...

New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War Unexpected Transformations?

New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations?

1st Edition

Edited By Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta
February 14, 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 ...

German Reunification A Multinational History

German Reunification: A Multinational History

1st Edition

Edited By Frédéric 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 ...

Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War Between or Within the Blocs?

Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War: Between or Within the Blocs?

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War: Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

1st Edition

By David Tal
May 10, 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...

The Cuban Missile Crisis A Critical Reappraisal

The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal

1st Edition

Edited By Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes
November 07, 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 ...

Britain, Germany and the Cold War The Search for a European Détente 1949–1967

Britain, Germany and the Cold War: The Search for a European Détente 1949–1967

1st Edition

By R. Gerald Hughes
September 11, 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 ...

The Globalization of the Cold War Diplomacy and Local Confrontation, 1975-85

The Globalization of the Cold War: Diplomacy and Local Confrontation, 1975-85

1st Edition

Edited By Max Guderzo, Bruna Bagnato
September 11, 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 ...

The Iran-Iraq War New International Perspectives

The Iran-Iraq War: New International Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson
September 11, 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...

Reinterpreting the End of the Cold War Issues, Interpretations, Periodizations

Reinterpreting the End of the Cold War: Issues, Interpretations, Periodizations

1st Edition

Edited By Silvio Pons, Federico Romero
December 23, 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 ...

The Military Balance in the Cold War US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85

The Military Balance in the Cold War: US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85

1st Edition

By David Walsh
July 17, 2014

This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witnessed the decline of the US-Soviet détente and the resurgence of superpower confrontation, often called the ‘Second Cold ...

Human Rights in Europe during the Cold War

Human Rights in Europe during the Cold War

1st Edition

Edited By Rasmus Mariager, Karl Molin, Kjersti Brathagen
April 18, 2014

This book provides an overview of the establishment, dispersion and effects of human rights in Europe during the Cold War. The struggle for human rights did not begin at the end of the Second World War. For centuries, political associations, religious societies and individuals had been fighting ...

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